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 Bahadur Shah Zafar

Bahadur Shah Zafar

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Bicentenary of Bahadur Shah II19th & last Mughal Emperor (1837-57) [a part of Personalities Stamps Series‘] :

Bahadur Shah II (बहादुर शाह ज़फ़र) : Last Mughal EmperorIssued by India

Issued on Oct 24, 1975

Designed by : Shri R. K. Joshi

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Sepia black

Denomination : 100 Paise

Overall size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.

Printing size : 3.56 x 2.54 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Watermark : Printed on unwatermarked Adhesive Stamp paper

Quantity printed : 2 Million

Number per issue sheet : 35

Printed at : India Security Press

Name : Abu Zafar nassurdin siddique Muhammad Bahadur Shah Zafar

Born on Oct 24, 1775 at Delhi, Mughal Empire

Died on Nov 7, 1862 at Rangoon, British Burma [now Myanmar]

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Vikas Verma
Vikas Verma
May 25, 2019 11:35 pm

What’s current value of this stamp


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