East-West Highway of Nepal

Complete Set of 3 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the EastWest Highway :

170-east-west-highway-the-prosperity-of-the-country-nepal-stamp-1964171-east-west-highway-the-prosperity-of-the-country-nepal-stamp-1964172-east-west-highway-the-prosperity-of-the-country-nepal-stamp-1964Issued by Nepal

Issued on Feb 19, 1964

Issued for : Issuance of Special Postage Stamps depicting EastWest Highway.

Design : A red line along the length of Nepal‘s map symbolising EastWest Highway with an inspiring portrait of His Majesty King Mahendra insetted on the upper right hand part.

Stamp Design by : Uttam Prasad Karmacharya, ‘Nepali’

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination : 10, 15 & 50 Paisa

Colours :
10 P Peacock Blue and Orange
15 P
 Blue Grey and Orange
50 P
 Forest Green and Red Brown

Number : 1 million each denomination

Printing : BiColour, Photogravure Process

About : 

  • It would never be an exaggeration to say that means of transport and communication are the very artery and lifeline of our progress and prosperity. How much greater the utility of this EastWest Highway is will no doubt be vindicated by the blessings it will shower upon the Nepalese not only of Today but also of Tomorrow. Hence, it is my invincible conviction that the efforts and sacrifices we make in this task will never be in vain.H. M. King Mahendra

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