Scindia School

A set of two commemorative postage stamps on the Centenary of Scindia School, Gwalior :

1574-astachal-mahatma-gandhi-centenary-of-scindia-school-gwalior-india-stamp-19971575-fort-building-maharaja-m-j-scindia-centenary-of-scindia-school-gwalior-india-stamp-1997Issued by India

Issued on Oct 20, 1997

Issued for : The department of Post is pleased to issue a special commemorative postage stamp to mark the centenary of Scindia School.

Design : The stamp design is in a beautiful setenant form, depicting the students in meditation, at Astachal, where the statue of Mahatma Gandhi inspires generations of students. The design also depicts the Gwalior Fort with an inset of the founder.

Design Credits :
Stamp, FDC, & Cancellation : J. P. Irani

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Colour : Multicolor

Denomination : 500 Paise each

Overall Size : 6.68 X 2.88 cms.

Printing Size : 6.68 X 2.88 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Paper : Imported un w/m Adhesive Gravure Coated Stamp Paper

Stamps Printed : 0.7 Million

Number per issue sheet : 35

Printing Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nasik

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