Stamps on Native Postmarks of Nepal – Nepal -2011
Nepal released a set of Five stamps on Native Post Marks of Nepal in 2011.
Postmark/ Kathmandu 1881 – Rupee one stamp
The Postmark Kathmandu is the first postmark used after the introduction of stamps in Nepal in 1881. This is a Hexagonal postmark with curvy lines.In the centre word ‘Ne’ is written meaning Nepal which is old synonym for Kathmandu. In earlier days the Valley of Kathmandu was known as ‘Nepa’ and Kathmandu was called Nepal.The use of Nepal in postmarks was started in 1930’s only.
Postmark / Birganj 1910 -Rupee one stamp
This was the first postmark introduced by Government of Nepal after the establishment of Birganj Post Office. Birganj post office served as the Gateway to Nepal from India. Although Kalaiya was the major postal route from Nepal to India but due due to development of railhead upto Raxual , Birganj became a more important postal route.
Postmark /Gulmi Tamghas 1952 – Rupee Three stamp
The Postmark Gulmi Tamghas was introduced in 2009. This beautiful postmark is in the shape of a Betel leaf inside which it is written Shree Gulmi Tamghas Hulak 2009. At the centre is space given for writing. Tamghas is the Headquarter of Gulmi District and it is abeautiful town situated at the base of Resunga and Arjun Hills. Ruru is the main market and Resunga is a holy and Historic place.
Postmark /Bethari 1915-Rupee Two stamp
The Postmark is likely to be one of the most beautiful Postmarks in the world. The words Shree Bhagwanpur Mu Bethari 72 are inscribed. ‘Mu’ means Mukaam ,a Temporary post office. Bhagwanpur was the main post office and during the annual floods in the Tinau ,Bethari was established as a temporary Post Office
Postmark /Kanchanpur 1934 –Rupee Two stamp
The Postmark Kanchanpur is a seal postmark with the intricate design showing Shree Kanchanpur Hulak Adda 91 and was introduced in 1934 . The Kanchanpur Post office is a very old Post Office started in 1881 and located in far western Part of Nepal. The total distance of 419.50 Miles from Kathmandu is connected via Pyuthan with links at Banke, Bardia and Kailali.