Postal Stamp Image : KABIR 0337 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 01/10/1952
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 0.09
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0337
Postal Stamp Name : KABIR
Stamp Information : Those who searched for him, found him, even in the depth of seas: I also out to seek Him, but kept sitting foolishly on the bank. Kabir: A mystic saint of the 15th century. His poetry and his teachings represent a synthesis of the Hindu and Muslim thought. He condemned bigotry and religious hypocrisy and believed in simple devotion and non-violence. His couplets in easy and intelligible Hindi have an irrestible appeal. Adopted from a painting in the State Museum, Lucknow.
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 all-over 5 pointed multiple star watermark paper- Perforation 14: Set 160.
Stamp Currency : P
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 : The first emissions
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Olive Green
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