Nepalese Postal Service

A set of two commemorative postage stamps on the Centenary of the Postal Services of the Nepal Government :

General Post Office building, KathmanduCentenary Year of Nepal Post OfficeIssued by Nepal

Issued on 1st Baishakh 2035 corresponding to 14th April 1978

Issued for : To mark the centenary year of Nepal Post Office a set of two special postage stamps with a common design of General Post Office building, Kathmandu is being issued on this New Year’s Day. The words ‘Nepal Post Office’ connote the then Central Postal Directorate also.

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

Design : Depicted on the left-hand side of the 25 paisa stamp is the name stamp of Nepal Post Office with the year 1935 V.E. in an abbreviated form. Featured on the right-hand side of the 75 paisa stamp the pre-stamp postmark is one of the earliest date stamps of Nepal so far recorded.

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination :
a) 25 Paisa
b) 75 Paisa

Colour :
a) Light brown and suede grey
b) Sepia and suede grey

Size : 4.06 x 2.28 cms

Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive paper

Quantity :
a) 1,000,000 (One million)
b) 500,000 (Half a million)

Sheet : 50

Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nasik Road, India

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