FDC: India’s first series of definitive stamps i.e. archaeological series issued on 15 Aug.1949.
Description of 1 st definitive series F.D.C’s.: –
India’s first Definitive Series depicting Archaeological & Historical objects. Total stamps in series are 19, out of 19 stamps 16 stamps issued on 15 Aug.1949 i.e.2nd Anniv. Of India’s Independence Day. All 16 stamps are in single FDC are very rare. Remaining 3 stamps of series are cancelled on another cover i.e. combination cover issue dates are 15-o7-50 & 30-o4-51 respectively.
Contributed by H.K.Jain