Pakistan on Expo ’70

A commemorative postage stamp on the Japan World Exposition 1970, Osaka :

Osaka Banpaku & Nihon Bankoku Hakuran-kai : Progress & Harmony for MankindIssued by Pakistan

Issued on Mar 15, 1970

Design : The format of the design is rectangular and vertical. The top portion of the stamp depicts the flags of Turkey, Iran and Pakistan. Just below these flags appears the Sun Tower against a blue background. The words “INAUGURATION EXPO-70 OSAKA“, and the symbol of EXPO-70 appear in reverse on the right side and the words ‘Postage’ and ’50 Paisa’ on the left side of the Sun Tower. The lower portion of the stamp shows the site plan of EXPO-70 in multicolours. The word ‘Pakistan‘ in Bengali, Urdu and English in red at the bottom of the stamp.

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 50 Paisa

Colour : Yellow, red, blue, and green

Size of stamp : 50.8 x 35.2 mm.

Size of print : 47.8 x 32.2 mm.

Perforation gauge : 13 x 13 (c)

Quantity printed : 10,00,000

Number of stamps in each sheet : 50

Process of printing : Four Colour Litho Offset

Printers : The Pakistan Security Printing Corporation Ltd., Karachi

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