Popular Nepalese Games

A set of two commemorative postage stamps on the Game Set : Football and BaghChal :

धुँ कासा (dhun kasa) : Ancient Board Game played in NepalNepali SoccerIssued by Nepal

Issued on Jul 1, 1974 (corresponding to 17 Ashar 2031)

Issued for : A set of two special postage stamps depicting separately Baghchal – the original indigenous game and Football – the most popular international game among the Nepalese is being issued today. The issue is timely as Nepal has been attempting to improve national health and character and to promote international friendship through sports.

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

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination : (A) Baghchal Rs. 2.75 (B) Football  2 Paisa

Colour : Four colours

Size : 34 x 46 mm

Paper : Unwatermarked gummed paper

Quantity : (A) Baghchal- 125000 (B) Football – 2000000

Sheet : 50

Process : Litho offset

Printer : The Pakistan Security Printing Corporation, Karachi

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