Nepal National Children’s Day 1966

A commemorative postage stamp on the 39th Birth Anniversary of Queen Ratna Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah :

Queen Ratna of Nepal, second wife of King MahendraIssued by Nepal

Issued on Aug 19, 1966

Issued by : His Majesty’s Govt., Postal Services Dept., Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu

Stamp designed by : Uttam ‘Nepali’

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 15 Paisa

Colour : Mineral red and yellow

Size : Pictorial square 2.90 cms x 2.90 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Paper : Unwatermarked Adhesive stamp on reels

No. of stamps per sheet : 112 Stamps

Numbers of stamps printed : 500,000

Printing Process : Photogravure

Name : Ratna Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah

Born on Aug 19, 1928 at Hari Bhawan, Bagmati, Kathmandu, Nepal

About : 

  • Today, August 19, 1966 is the 39th birthday anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Ratna Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah. In tribute to her inborn love for children and her enormous contribution to their welfare in our country, we Nepalese observes this auspicious day as our National Children’s Day. The special stamp issued to mark this happy occasion this year bears a portrait of Her Majesty with serene and motherly gracious expression, together with the rising sun, emblem of the Nepal Children’s Organization.

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