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Postal Stamp Image : RABINDRANATH 0342 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 01/10/1952
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 12.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0342
Postal Stamp Name : RABINDRANATH
Stamp Information : Thou hast made me known to freinds whom I knew not, Thou hast given me seats in homes not my own, Thou hast brought the distant near and made a brother of the stranger. Rabindranath Tagore, poet, dramatist and philosopher is a literary genius of modern India. Among his works, the 'Gitanjali' won him the Noble Prize in 1913. In 'Jana Gana Mana' India's national anthem, the great poet has immortalised himself.
Philatelic Stamp Description : The stamps mounted in this album are the first emissions printed by Photogravure in this country and thus an important landmark in the evolution of Indian stamps. The change over from the existing Offset and Letterpress process to the new method of printing will, however, be gradual. Biographical sketches portrayed on the stamps along with a couplet from each one of them are given in the succeeding pages. Vertical in design and measuring 1.6" X 0.95" the stamps are printed on all-over 5 pointed multiple star watermark paper- Perforation 14: Set 160.
Stamp Currency : A
Stamp Type : COMMEMORATIVE
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 1.6" X 0.9
Postal Stamp Print Size : 1.6 X 0.9 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 160
Stamp Perforations : 14 x 14
Postal Stamp Shape : Vertical
Postage Stamp Paper : All over five pointed multiple star watermark paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Brown
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