Pakistan Small Industries

Complete set of 5 nos. of commemorative postage stamp on the Small Industries of Pakistan :

Pakistan Stamp 1962Pakistan Stamp 1962Pakistan Stamp 1962Pakistan Stamp 1962Pakistan Stamp 1962Issued by Pakistan

Issued on Nov 10, 1962

Design :
7
Paisa Depicts Marble Fruit Dish and Bahawalpuri Clay Flask.
13Paisa Depicts Sports goods.
25Paisa Depicts Camel Skin Lamp and Oriental Brassware.
40Paisa Depicts Wooden Powder Bowl and Cane Basket work.
50Paisa Depicts Inlaid Cigarettebox and Brassware.

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination : 7, 13, 25, 40 & 50 Paisa

Colour :
7
Paisa  Red
13
Paisa  Green
25
Paisa  Violet
40
Paisa  Green
50
Paisa  Red

Size of Stamp : 28.65 x 34 mm.

Size of Print : 26 x 31.5 mm.

Perforation : 13 x 13 c

Quantities Printed :
7
Paisa  10,00,000
13
Paisa  10,00,000
25
Paisa  5,00,000
40
Paisa  3,00,000
50
Paisa  3,00,000

No. of stamps in each sheet : 80

Process of Printing : Recess

Printers : The Pakistan Security Printing Corporation Ltd., Karachi

About : 

  • Brassware: Though brass has ceased to be as commonly used for utensils of household use as it was, craftsmen skilled in making brass-ware are found in almost all parts of Pakistan. They make decorative plates, vases, bowls and similar other things in exquisite designs reminiscent of the great Mughal period. Products of polished brass have their own appeal but it is the engraved work in colourful and artistic patterns that is most prized.
  • Wood work: Exquisite carving in wood and wood crafts inlaid with invory is a specialised skill of the Kashmir area and these products are highly prized by tourists.
  • Ivory Carving: Carving in ivory is a very specialised art requiring a high degree of skill and patient work on the part of the artisan. Caskets with delicate lace work are highly prized. The present artisans have inherited the skill from generations going far back into the past.
  • Cane Basket Work: Stripped cane is woven by skilled craftsmen to produce articles of utility such as baskets, hand bags, ladies bags, mats etc.

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