Postal Stamp Image : CUTTAK 1430 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 24/12/1990
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 6.50
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1430
Postal Stamp Name : CUTTAK
Stamp Information : Cities of India India's is an ancient civilisation which has seen the rise and fall of many kingdoms and cities. Many of its cities, through hundreds of years old, are still vibrant with life today. To draw attention to this rich legacy, Department of Posts proposes to issue special stamps on historic cities of India from time to time. Our first set consists of special stamps on Bikaner, Cuttack and Hyderabad. The city of Cuttack is celebrating the millenium of its existence. It is situated on the Peninsula created by the bifurcation of Mahanadi river. Cuttack played and continuous to play, a dominent role in the history of India. The most important land mark of the city is the fort of Barabati which was originally built by King Anangabhim Deva-III (1211-38). He also built the stone revetment along the banks of Mahanadi and Hatojori rivers to protect the city against the flood ravages. King Mukunda Deva (1559-68) added to Barabati Fort to make it a 9 storey building. Cutack, over the centiries, fostered and nurtured the growth of civilisation in this part of India and remains famous for its arts, crafts and culture. Among other notable landmarks are the Amareshwar temple and the Jain temple built in the 18th century.
Philatelic Stamp Description : Stamp on Cuttak has been designed by Sh. Pulak Bisws. Cancellation has bee designed by Ms. Alka Sharma.
Stamp Currency : R
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.55 X 2.5 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 35
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Horizontal
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive Gravure coated stamp paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 1.00 Million
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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