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 Nepalese Postage Stamp Centenary
July 16, 1981

Nepalese Postage Stamp Centenary

A set of three commemorative postage stamps on the Centenary of the Postage Stamps in Nepal (18811981) :

Sripech and Crossed KhukrisSarpech and Crossed KhukurisCrown and Crossed KukrisIssued by Nepal

Issued on Jul 16, 1981

Issued for : To commemorate this historic occasion a centenary postage stamp series comprising three stamps and a souvenir sheet with stamp on stamps motif is being issued today.

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination :
a) 10 P
b) 40 P
c) Rs. 3.40

Colour : 3 colours

Size : 28.45 x 42.58 mm

Format : Vertical

Paper : Special nonwatermarked

Quantity :
a) 5,000,000 (Five millions)
b) 4,000,000 (Four millions)
c) 2,000,000 (Two millions)

Sheet : 50

Process : Offset

Printer : Bruder Rosenbaum Printers, Vienna, (Austria)

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  • In 1881 three postage stamps depicting the crown – the symbol of our national unity and a pair of crossed khukuris were first issued in Nepal.
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Shri Nirmalendu Chakraborty
Shri Nirmalendu Chakraborty
August 24, 2017 11:32 pm

Very nice to have a look.the postage stamps of Nepal have really find a good philatelic value.
So many years ago I was a subscriber of Nepal philatelic bureau & used to get stamps from sundhera .N
Anyway this was
It was discontinued.
I want to restart the same.
Sincerely .
Nirmalendu Chakraborty

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