Pakistan on UNESCO 1971

A commemorative postage stamp on the 25th Anniversary of the UNESCO :

Pakistan Stamp 1971Issued by Pakistan

Issued on Nov 4, 1971

Issued for : To commemorate the 25th Anniversary of UNESCO, the Pakistan Post Office is issuing a postage stamp of 20-Paisa denomination on 4th November, 1971.

Design : The format of the stamp is horizontal. A red border encloses the site of the Great Bath at Moenjodaro, in sepia colour. The caption ‘UNESCO’ ’25th Anniversary’, the words ‘Save Moenjodaro’ and “25th Anniversary” lie in the top panel where, again, on the right hand side, appears a reproduction of the UNICORN, symbolic of Moenjodaro Civilisation. ‘UNESCO’ is in black while the words ‘Save Moenjodaro’ are in dark sepia and the words ’25th Anniversary’ appear in reverse. The words Pakistan in Bengali, English and Urdu appear at bottom in reverse. The denomination, postage and Paisa appear in dark sepia on left bottom corner. The words ‘Great Bath’ in dark brown appear in right bottom corner of the vignette.

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 20 Paisa

Colour : Red, Light Sepia, Dark Sepia, Black

Size of stamp : 50.8 x 35.2 m.m.

Size of Print : 47.8 x 32.2 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

About : 

  • UNESCO – the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – is one of the Specialised Agencies of the United Nations Organization.

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