Complete Set of 3 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Children’s Day 1957 :
Issued by India
Issued on Nov 14, 1957
Issued for : On the occasion of Children’s Day, 1957.
Picture : 8 np – Boy Eating Banana (Nutrition), 15 np – Girl writing on tablet (Education) and 90 np – Bankura Horse (Recreation).
Colour : 8 np – Reddish Purple, 15 np – Turquoise Green and 90 np – Orange Brown.
Type : Stamps, Postal Used
Watermark : Yes (Multiple Star)
Denomination : 8, 15 & 90 Naya Paise
Perforation : 13½
Stamps Printed : 15 Million of 8 n.p. stamps, 45 Million of 15 n.p. stamps and 10 Million of 90 n.p. stamps in sheets of 42
Printing Process : Photogravure
Printers : India Security Press
- The stamps constitute the nineteenth of the series of commemorative stamps issued since attainment of independence. The three stamps comprising this series carry the theme corresponds to this year’s program for the celebration of the Children’s Day touching the nutritional, recreational and educational aspects of the CHILD WELFARE MOVEMENT. The new stamps were released for sale from November 14, 1957- CHILDREN’S DAY.