A commemorative postage stamp on the Golden Jubille of the 9 Parachute Field Regiment :
Issued by India
Issued on Apr 1, 1993
Issued for : The Department of Posts has been honouring and commemorating anniversaries and jubilees of various institutions and today pays salute to the defence forces with the issuance of the commemorative stamp which is an important milestone in the glorious history of its country and its army.
Credits : The stamp, First Day cover & cancellation designs were supplied by 9 Parachute Field Regiment.
Type : Stamp, Mint Condition
Colour : Multi Colour
Denomination : 100 Paise
Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.
Printing size : 3.55 x 2.54 cms.
Perforation : 13 x 13
Paper : Imported un W/M gravure coated gummed Stamp paper in sheets 50.8 x 53.5 cms.
Number Printed : 1.00 Million Stamps
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printed : India Security Press
- Beginning as the first unit in the Indian Sub-continent to be a Parachute Field Regiment in 1945, the unit has now taken part in all army operations since 1st April, 1953. It has been a golden innings for the last 50 years and the 9 Parachute Field Regiment dedicates itself to the defence of its country and security of her countrymen.
- Text Source: 9 Parachute Field Regiment.