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 125 Years of Mahatma Gandhi

125 Years of Mahatma Gandhi

Complete set of 2 commemorative postage stamps on the 125th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi :

Mahatma Gandhi & His Various Facets on National Tricolour BackgroundIssued by India

Issued on Oct 2, 1994

Design Credits :
Stamp : Suresh Kumar and Shankha Samanta – based on materials supplied by Gandhi Smriti & Darshan Samiti and National Gandhi Museum & Library, Rajghat.
First Day Cover : Shankha Samanta
Brochure & Cancellation : Alka Sharma.

Type : Setenant pair of Stamps, Mint Condition

Colour : Multicolour

Denomination : 600 & 1100 Paise

Overall size : 10.50 x 3.50 cms.

Printing size : 10.15 x 3.15 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Paper : Imported unwatermarked Adhesive Gravure Coated Stamp Paper in sheets 50.8 x 53.5 cms.

Number of Stamps Printed : 1 million

Number per issue sheet : 12 sets

Printing Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press

Name : Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Born on Oct 2, 1869 at Porbandar State, Kathiawar Agency, British India [now Gujarat, India]

Died on Jan 30, 1948 at New Delhi, India

About : 

  • I have that implicit faith in my mission that, if it succeeds – as it will succeed, it is bound to succeed – history will record it as a movement designed to knit all people in the world together, not as hostile to one another but as parts of one whole. – Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
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