Sunday, February 5, 2023

Philippine Indigenous Boats – 2021


 Philippines issued a Miniature sheet on Indigenous Boats called Bancas. The 55 Peso Miniature sheet was issued on 18 May 2021. The miniature sheet also features fishing boats , rowing boats , & Sailing ships. It is also the National Heritage Month issue.

Bancas or Bangka is used for native watercraft of Philippines , initially it referred to double-outrigger dugout canoes used in shallow waters but now it refers to ships and other larger watercrafts with or without outriggers.

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