Stamps on Archaelogical Series – Pakistan

Stamps on Archaelogical Series – Pakistan

Pakistan issued aset of Four stamps on 16 Sept , 1963 under the theme Archaelogical Series depicting sites pertaining to Indus Valley civilisation. The FDC also shows  of Buddha.

13Paisa – Mohenjodaro , 7 Paisa  – Paharpur , 40 Paisa – Taxila , 50 Paisa -Mainamati.


Indian Stamps-Oldest Painting of Taj Mahal-By India Post

Pride Of Patna-Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Libraryy,Patna.

 Stamps India-Oldest Painting of Taj Mahal(Illustration from  Badsha nama)-Complete Sheet of 20 MNH Stamps with Traffic Light.

Pride Of Patna-Close to the banks of the Ganges, in Patna, stands the Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library a unique repository of about 21000 Oriental manuscripts and 2.5 lakh printed books. Though founded earlier, it was opened for public in October, 1891 by the illustrious son of Bihar Khan Bahadur Khuda Bakhsh with 4,000 manuscripts, of which he inherited 1,400 from his father Maulvi Mohammed Bakhsh.


Stamps Of India-Ist Definitive Archaeological Series Stamps Overprinted for International Commission In Indo China

First definitive Archaeological series stamps overprinted for International Commission in Indo China.

India actively participated in the deliberations of the fourteen-nation Geneva Conference held in 1954 to end hostilities in war-born states of Indo-china. The Geneva agreement established three –power International control Commission for the three states of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. India provided common user facilities including the postal service. Indian APOs were established accordingly at Saigon, Hanoi, Vientiane and Phnom Penh. A set of 5 stamps of the Archaeological series Overprinted in the Hindi with the Devnagari inscription “Antarrashtria Ayog Combodge or Vietnam or Laos” (International Commission for Supervision and Control for Combodia or Vietnam or Laos ) was introduced at all the APOs on 1st. Dec.1954.
Contributed By:-Er.H.K.Jain.Mandla(M.P.)

Stamps Of India-1st Definitive Archaeological Series Stamps Overprinted for APS

First definitive Archaeological series stamps overprinted for Army Postal Services (i.e. Indian Custodian Force Korea )
Army Postal Service is a branch of Postal Department that functions as a Military Organisation under the control of the Quartermaster General and extends the facilities of the India Post offices to soldiers serving operational and special area in India and overseas. The APOs go wherever the Army wants then and they are invariably wanted for all overseas missions of war & peace. Indian APOs accompanied the Custodian Force to Korea in 1953 to serve the personnel of that force as well as the Neutral Nations Repatriation Commission. Ordinary postage stamps used initially at Indian APOs, were replaced by a set of 12 stamps of the Archaeological series overprinted in Hindi with the Devnagari inscription “Bhartiya Sangrakha Katak Korea” (i.e. Indian Custodian Force Korea).
Contributed by:-Er.H.K.Jain,Mandla(M.P.)

2nd Definitive Series-Five Year Plan-Issued on 26th January,1955

India”s 2nd.Definitive Series popularly known as “Five Year Plan”,issued on 26th.Jan.1955,
other details are as follows:-

Description of 2nd. definitive series F.D.C.: –

India’s second Definitive Series issued on 26th. Jan.1955 on the occasion of 5th. anniversary of Republic Day.This series depicted the Five year Plans of India i.e.Agriculture & Multipurpose Projects, Cottage Industries, Health, Rare Earth, Industries, Transport & Communications, Total stamps in series are 18 & All 18 stamps are in single FDC are very uncommon.

Contributed by H.K.Jain

1st Definitive Series-depicting Archaeological & Historical objects

Description of first Philatelic Bulletin: –
India’s first Philatelic Bulletin folded in three folds i.e. one vertical & two horizontal making six equal parts or twelve faces front & back side all together.

Philatelic Bulletin issued by Director General of Indian Posts & Telegraphs. Bulletin designed by Administrative Intelligence room in New Delhi & printed at the Survey of India office (H.L.O.) Dehra Dun. Only 8000 copies were printed.

Contributed by: H.K.Jain

1st Definitive Series First Day Cover depicting Archaeological & Historical Object

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