Postal Stamp Image : ROWING 1066 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 25/11/1982
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 2.85
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1066
Postal Stamp Name : ROWING
Stamp Information : Being returned to the city of its birth Asiad has also reached out to enliven the Pink City of Jaipur and the busting metropolis of Bombay. Rowing, which is one of the four new events added to the IX Asiad, is being hosted at Ramgarh lake about 30 KM from the historic Pink City. The Rowing Regatta comprises of Coxed Focus, Coxed Pairs, Coxswainless Pairs and Single Sculls. The tranquil waters of the lake have been the scene of excitement ever since the commencement of the event on 21st November. The concluding competitions today promises a thrilling final. As the rowing boat are reaching to the finish line at Ramgarh, an array of multicoloured sporting Yatches are afloat off the shores of Bombay. Their splendorous sails billowing in cool November winds, the Yatches are gracefully gliding over the gentle waves towards the finish line near the harbour. Yatching event of the IX Asiad commenced on 20th November in Bombay, India's premier gateway to the west. The competitions are in the international classes of the Fire Ball, Enterprises, OK Dinghy and Wind Glider (Surf board). A series of seven races are being held from 21st to 27th November, one race a day. Good Winds and fair sailing to them. (Text by Justus Paul).
Philatelic Stamp Description : Description of Designs The stamps depicting Yatching and Rowing have been designed by C.R. Pakarashi. The first day cover has been designed by Ved Nayar and the cancellation by Charanjit Lal.
Stamp Currency : P
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 3.90 X 2.9
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.54 X 2.5 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 35
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive Gravure coated stamp paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 30,00,000
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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