|Philatelist's Corner - Corregidor
by Hans Vergara
Philippine Issue (Scott #925) commemorates the final resistance of Philippine and United States defenders on Corregidor to the Japanese invaders in 1942. The stamp is perforated 11 x 10.5, printed by rotary press in deep violet, and issued in plates of 200 subjects in four panes of 50. The stamp was first placed on sale in Washington, D.C., September 27, 1944, with issuances totaling 50,129,350.