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1957

   1ST ANNIVERSARY OF REPUBLIC DAY










 

      On the occasion of the first anniversary of the inauguration of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, three definitive postage stamps of 2-anna, 3-anna and Rs. 10/- denominations were issued on and from 23rd March 1957. The salient features of the new postage stamps are described below :

 
1. Denomination and colour:
2-annna, deep red.

Description:
Replaces the old postage stamp of  same denomination and the same design (viz. a view of the Karnaphuli Paper Mill in East Pakistan) with the following changes:

(i) the word 'Pakistan' has been inscribed in English, Urdu and Bengali.
(ii) the denomination is shown in the left-hand bottom corner in English only.
Size of print: 30.5x26 mm
Size of stamp: 33.5x29 mm
Perforation gauge: 13x13 (c).

2. Denomination and colour:
3-anna ,blue. 

Description:
Replaces the old postage stamp of the same denomination and the design (viz. a vase and plate with leaf motif). 

(i) the word 'Pakistan' has been inscribed in English, Urdu and Bengali.
(ii) denomination has been shown in the left-hand bottom corner in English only.
Size of print: 31.5x26 mm
Size of stamp: 33.5x29 mm
Perforation gauge: 13x13 (c).

3. Denomination and colour:
Rs 10/-, myrtle green and yellow orange. (Perf. 13)

Description:
A fruit bearing tree is shown.





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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