Traffic Light – New India Stamps –Alignment Mark- 2010 Issues
A new type of alignment mark has been seen along with Traffic Lights on stamps printed at ISP, Nashik. NINETEEN (19) Issues of 2009 were issued with this new type of alignment mark. The Thirteenth Issue of 2010 with this TL mark is Comptroller and Auditor General 2010 issue. (stamp no -36 with this type alignment mark)
Old Type – one horizontal line ,one vertical line cutting the horizontal at 90* to divide into four quadrants and a circle in Centre.
New Type – A square divided into four quadrants by one horizontal and vertical line intersecting and a smaller square inside which is totally shaded black.
Examples : 2010
32-35 – Children’s Day 2010 -14 Nov 2010
36 – COMPTROLLER & AUDITOR GENERAL 2010 – 16 NOV 2010