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1956

9TH ANNIVERSARY OF INDEPENDENCE











 

       On the occasion of the 9th Anniversary of Independence, a new postage stamp of 2-anna denomination with an improved and simplified design was issued. Salient features of the new postage stamp are described below :

Denomination: 2-anna

Colour: Reddish-Orange

Description:
Crescent and star facing northwest with a bunch of roses on the right top corner.
Size of the stamp: 21x24 mm Size of Print: 18x21½mm Perforation gauge : 13½xl3½ (c)

The design and colour scheme was suggested by the Directorate-General, Posts and Telegraphs and finalized by M/s. Thomas De La Rue & Co., London who also carried out the engraving. Printing was done by the Pakistan Security Printing Corporation, Ltd., Karachi.





 

 

 

 

 

 

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