A commemorative postage stamp on the Mount Amadablam (Mother’s Necklace) :
Issued by Nepal
Issued on Dec 31, 1989
Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Department, Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu
Design : Present postage stamp depicts the enchanting and beautiful picture of Mt. Ama Dablam.
Designer : Mohan Rana
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Denomination : Rs. 5
Colour : 5 Colours
Size : 36 x 26 mm
Format : Horizontal
Paper : Special stamppaper
Quantity : 1,000,000 (One million)
Sheet : 50
Process : Offset
Printer : Austrian Government Printing Office, Vienna, Austria
- The 6812 meter high Ama Dablam mountain lying in Barun Himal attracts a lot of mountaineers every year because of its location in Khumbu, one of the most popular areas for mountaineering and trekking.
- The mountain was first climbed on 13th March 1961 by four mountaineers – two from Newzealand and one each from UK and USA. From March 1961 to December 1988 a total of 167 mountaineers of different nations have achieved the summit of Ama Dablam.