Tuesday, April 13, 2010

POST OFFICE THEME - INDEPEX 97


Stamp Issue Date : 15/12/1997 
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 2.00,6.00,10.00, & 11.00.  
Postal Stamp Name : POST OFFICE THEME - INDEPEX 97

Stamp Information : The Department of Posts had organising Indepex '97 World Philatelic Exhibition coinciding with the Golden Jubilee celebration of India's Independence. The exhibition was held from 15-22 December 1997 at Pragati maidan, New Delhi. To commemorate this event, a series of stamps have brought out. The first was on the logo of Indepex '97 followed by Centres of Culture, Beaches of India and Rural Women. The final series of stamps of Indepex '97 depict the post office theme which include a Mail Ship, the Indian River Mail, the Cancellation with a portrait of Jal Cooper and Post Office Heritage Building.
Philatelic Stamp Description : Cancellation by Smt. Alka Sharma.
Stamp Currency : R
Stamp Type : COMMEMORATIVE
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms 
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.55 X 2.5 cms. 
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 12 
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13  
Postal Stamp Shape : Horizontal 
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive Gravure coated stamp paper Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure 
Number of stamps printed : 0.7 million 
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press 
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicoloured

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