A commemorative postage stamp on the 50th Anniversary of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan :
Issued by Pakistan
Issued on Dec 25, 1971
Issued for : To commemorate the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (1921-1971), Pakistan Post Office is issuing a postage stamp of 20-Paisa denomination on 25th December 1971.
Design : The format of the stamp is horizontal. The portrait of King Hussein of Jordan is framed in a green decorative pattern on the left side of the stamp. The flag of Jordan is on the top right hand side against a light turquoise blue background. Below the flag are placed the words ‘Fiftieth Anniversary of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan – 1921–1971′. The word ‘Fiftieth’ is in red and white and the rest of the lettering is in black. The words ‘Pakistan’ ‘Postage’ and ‘Paisa’ are in green. The value ’20’ on the right bottom corner is in turquoise. A turquoise strip runs at the bottom of the stamp with the words ‘Pakistan’ in Bengali and Urdu in white.
Type : Stamp, Postal Used
Denomination : 20 Paisa
Colour : Black, Red, Green and Blue
Size of stamp : 44.5 x 32.5 m.m.
Size of Print : 41.5 x 29.5 m.m.
Perforation gauge : 13 x 13 (c)
Quantity printed : 15,00,000
Number of Stamps in each sheet : 50
Process of printing : Litho offset
Printers : The Pakistan Security Printing Corporation Ltd., Karachi
- Jordan, an Arab country, lies south of Syria, west of Iraq, north of Saudi Arabia and east of the occupied part of Palestine. The port of Aqaba in the far south gives Jordan a narrow outlet to the Red Sea. Since the beginning of time, Jordan served as a stage for the rise and fall of successive civilizations.