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 Visit Nepal Series 1979

Visit Nepal Series 1979

Complete Set of 3 nos of commemorative postage stamps on Nepal TourismPabil peakSwargadwari and ShivaParvati :

Ganesh Himal : गणेश हिमालYagyashala, Akhanda Hom (स्वर्गद्वारी) : Mahabharat RangeHaraparbati (शिव पार्वती) : Gaddi Baithak (woodworking)Issued by Nepal

Issued on Sep 26, 1979 [10 Ashwin 2036]

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

Designer : M. N. S. Rana

Type : Stamps, Postal Used

Denomination :
(a) 30 Paisa,
(b) 50 Paisa
(c) 1.25 Rupee

Colour :
(a) Jade Green
(b) Blue & Red
(c) 4 colour

Size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms.

Format : Horizontal

Perforation : 13 x 13

Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive paper

Quantity :
(a) 3,000,000 (Three Million)
(b) 3,000,000 (Three Million)
(c) 2,000,000 (Two Million)

Sheet : 35

Process : Photogravure

Printer : India Security Press, Nasik Road, India

About : 

  • The wood-work depicting the image of Shiva-Parvati on the artistic window of the two storeyed temple in the vicinity of the Gaddi Baithak in Kathmandu is an exquisite specimen of Nepalese wood-carving.
  • The magnificent 7102 meter high Pabil Peak of the panoramic Ganesh Himal Range was assaulted by the joint expedition team of the Nepal police Mountaineering and Adventure Foundation and the Japan workers Alpine Federation on the 3rd Kartik 2035 (20th October 1978).
  • The perpetual performance of the traditional “Akhanda Hom” initiated by Bal Brahmachari Swargadwari Mahaprabhu of Swargadwari Leka (Hill) in the Pyuthan District of Rapti Zone is performed even to this day.
  • The stamp depicts a view of the Yajnashala where the “Akhanda Hom” is being performed.
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