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 King Birendra’s 34th Birthday
December 28, 1978

King Birendra’s 34th Birthday

A set of two commemorative postage stamps on the 34th Birth Anniversary of King Birendra of Nepal :

वीरेन्द्र वीर विक्रम शाहBirendra Bir Bikram Shah DevaIssued by Nepal

Issued on 13th Pausha, 2035 corresponding to 28th December, 1978

Issued by :
His Majesty’s Government
Postal Services Department
Nepal Philatelic Bureau

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination :
a) 30 Paisa
b) Rs. 2.00

Colour :
a) Blue grey and Light brown
b) Dark sepia and Violet

Size : 26 x 36 mm

Perforation : 13½ x 13½

Format : Vertical

Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive paper

Quantity :
a) 3,000,000
b) 1,500,000

Sheet : 100 (10 x 10)

Process : Lithooffset

Printer : Bruder Rosenbaum Printers, Vienna, Austria

Name : Birendra Bir Bikram Shah

Born on Dec 28, 1945 at Kathmandu, Nepal

Died on Jun 1, 2001 at Kathmandu, Nepal

About : 

  • The Panchayat democracy without parties has made the Nepalese cohesive like the bees in a hive. As bees collect honey from various flowers, so too, we have to gather knowledge and skills by travelling far and near and bring home such techniques and know-how as are suited to the needs of our country. It is only with such devotion to perseverance that will be able to create a viable modern independent Nepal.” – H. M. King Birendra
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