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Postal Stamp Image : SURDAS 0340 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 01/10/1952
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 4.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0340
Postal Stamp Name : SURDAS
Stamp Information : Look not at my vices, O'Lord: All are equal in Thy eyes, they say, Thou canst, only if Thou wilt, grant me salvation. A blind poet of the 15th-16th century. Like Tulsidas, he preached the gospel of universal love. The final aspect of love for Lord Krishna is the main theme of his poetry. The language used is 'Brajbhasha' noted for its simplicity and sweetness. 'Sursagar', a collection of his poems, is a masterpiece of literature in the national language.
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 : Blue
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