Nepal on International Book Year 1972

Complete Set of 3 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the International Book Year 1972 :

International Book Year Emblem, UNESCO, Ancient BookInternational Book Year, UNESCO, Ancient Nepalese BookInternational Book Year Stamp, High Value Stamp, UNESCO, Ancient BookIssued by Nepal

Issued on Sep 8, 1972 [2452029]

Issued by :
His Majesty’s Government,
Postal Services Department,
Nepal Philatelic Bureau, G.P.O.
Kathmandu

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamps, Mint condition

Denomination : & 5 Paisa and 1 Rupee

Colours :
(a) Chestnut and hornet Brown
(b) Light Buff and Suede Grey
(c) Peacock Blue and Suede Grey

Sizes : 4.06 x 2.28 cms

Perforation : 14 x 14½

Paper : Unwatermarked Adhesive Stamp Paper

Quantity :
(a) 2 p 2000000
(b) 5 p 2000000
(c) Re 1 500000

Sheet : 50

Process : Photogravures

Printer : India Security Press

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  • Considering the importance of the written word for the progress of human civilization Unesco has designated 1972 as International Book Year. In a developing country like ours we all have to work together to fight against ignorance by making “Books for All” a reality.

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