Nepal Cow Series 1973

A set of two special postage stamps on the Cow and Yak :

Hindu Goddess of Wealth : National Animal of NepalDomestic Yak : long-haired bovid from HimalayasIssued by Nepal

Issued on 2030 Kartik 9, Corresponding to 25th Oct 1973

Issued for : A set of two Special Postage Stamps depicting two different mammals is being issued today to observe Tihar – ‘The Festival of Lights‘.

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

Design :
The cow – the sacred animal of the Hindus – is depicted in 2 paisa Stamps. She is the national animal of Nepal and is worshipped today throughout the Kingdom as the goddess of wealth.

The Yak featured in R. 3.25 Stamps is the beast of burden found in the Himalayan region. This rare and valuable animal is world famous for its rich milk, hair and bushy tail.

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination :
(a) Cow  2 Paisa
(b) Yak  Rs. 3.25

Colour : Multi-colour

Size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.

Perforation : 13 x 13

Paper : Unwatermarked Adhesive Paper

Quantity :
(a) Cow – 25,00,000
(b) Yak – 2,50,000

Sheet : 35

Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press

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