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Pakistan on Co-operative Day 1961

Complete set of 2 nos. of commemorative postage stamp on the Cooperative Day : Each for All and All for Each : Issued by Pakistan Issued on Nov 4, 1961 Design : The Co-operative Day Commemoratives show a bouquet of ten roses as their motif. This is to represent the basic principle of the Co-operative Movement that […]

Warsak Project

A commemorative postage stamp on the Warsak Dam Hydropower Project, a mass concrete gravity dam in the Kabul River in the Valley of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa : Issued by Pakistan Issued on Jul 1, 1961 Issued for : The Post and Telegraphs Department is issuing a 40-Paisa Postage Stamp to commemorate the completion of Warsak project – so […]

King Mahendra’s 41st Birthday

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the 41st Birth Day of King Mahendra : Issued by Nepal Issued on Jun 11, 1961 Type : Stamps, Postal Used Denomination : 6, 12 & 50 Paisa and 1 Rupee Colour : 6 p – emerald 12 p – ultramarine 50 p – carmine rose 1 r – brown Name : Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev […]

Nepalese Mountain Series

A set of three commemorative postage stamps on the Himalayan Mountain Peaks of Nepal : Machhapuchhre (in Annapurna Himalayas), Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) and Mansalu (Kutang) : Issued by Nepal Issued on 1960–61 Type : Stamps, Postal Used Denomination : 5, 10 and 40 Paisa Colour : 5 P – claret & brown 10 P – ultra & rose lilac 40 P […]

Prafulla Chandra Ray

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Acharya Sir P. C. Roy, an Bengali chemist and nationalist, founder of 1st Indian pharmaceutical company ‘Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals’, author of A History of Hindu Chemistry from the Earliest Times to the Middle of Sixteenth Century : Issued by India Issued on Aug 2, 1961 Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour […]


A commemorative postage stamp on Thyagaraja Aradhana Day (death anniversary), one among Trinity of Carnatic music, composed Pancharatna Kriti (Jagadanandakaraka, Dudukugala Nanne, Sadhinchane, Kanakana Ruchira and Entharo Mahaanubhavulu) : Issued by India Issued on Jan 6, 1961 Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Monastral Blue Denomination : 15 naya paisa Size : 3.34 x 2.88 cms. Perforation : 13½ x 14 Watermark : All-over multiple ‘Lion […]

Nepal Democracy Day 1961

A commemorative postage stamp on King Tribhuvana and the 10th Democracy Day of Nepal : Issued by Nepal Issued on Feb 18, 1961 Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : 10 Paisa Colour : Red Brown & Orange Name : Shree Paanch Maharajadhiraj Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah Dev Born on Jun 23, 1903 at Kathmandu, Nepal Died on Mar 13, 1955 at Canton Hospital, Zürich, Switzerland About :  “The […]

Madan Mohan Malaviya 1961

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya, founder and vice-chancellor (1919-38) of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Varanasi : Issued by India Issued on Dec 24, 1961 Issued for : The Indian Post & Telegraph department join in paying tribute to this great son of India by issuing a special postage stamp. Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Blue […]

Scientific Forestry in India

A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of the Indian Scientific Forestry : Issued by India Issued on Nov 21, 1961 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department is glad to join in commemorating an event that focuses attention on a vital aspect of India‘s development. Design : The 15 nP stamp which the Department will issue on November 21, 1961, depicts a […]

Indian Industries Fair, 1961

A commemorative postage stamp on the Indian Industries Fair 1961, New Delhi : Issued by India Issued on Nov 14, 1961 Issued for : The Indian Posts & Telegraph Department is commemorating the inauguration of the fare by the issue of a special postage stamp. Design : The stamp shows the design of the proposed tower gate of the fare and the […]

India on Children’s Day 1961

A commemorative postage stamp on National Children‘s Day 1961 : Vocational Training : Issued by India Issued on Nov 14, 1961 Issued for : The Indian Posts and Telegraph Department has been issuing special postage stamps on Children’s Day on November 14 every year since 1957. Children’s Day is celebrated throughout the country with great enthusiasm and has helped to focus attention on […]

Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande

A commemorative postage stamp on the 101st Birth Anniversary of Pandit V. N. Bhatkhande, an Indian musicologist, wrote 1st modern treatise on Hindustani classical music : Issued by India Issued on Sep 1, 1961 Designed by : Staff Artists of the India Security Press Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Raw Sienna Denomination : 15 nP. Size : 3.91 x 2.9 cms. Perforation : 13 Watermark […]

Motilal Nehru 1961

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Pandit Motilal Nehru, founder patriarch of the Nehru–Gandhi family : Issued by India Issued on May 6, 1961 Issued for : On the occasion of the birth centenary of Motilal Nehru, the great national leader and patriot, the Posts and Telegraphs Department has the privilege of issuing a special stamp commemorating the event. Design […]

Chatrapati Shri Shivaji Maharaj 1961

A commemorative postage stamp on Maratha emperor, Chhatrapati Sivaji, fought against Adilshahi sultanate of Bijapur and Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb : Issued by India Issued on Apr 17, 1961 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraph Department deems it a great privilege to pay its tribute to the memory of this great son of India by issuing a special Commemorative stamp on the occasion of […]

All India Radio (AIR)

A commemorative postage stamp on the Silver Jubilee of the Akash Vani, national public radio broadcaster of India and a division of Prasar Bharati : Issued by India Issued on Jun 8, 1961 Type : Stamp, Mint Condition Colour : Blue Denomination : 15 nP. Size : 3.91 x 2.90 cms. Perforation : 13 Watermark : All over multiple “Lion Capital of Asoka“ Number Printed : 2.5 million Set […]

Romanian Scientists

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Romanian Scientists : Issued by Romania Issued on Apr 11, 1961 Issued for : Some of the Great Scientists of Romania. Picture : 10 b – Peter Poni and Chemical Apparatus, 20 b – A. Saligny and Danube bridge, Cernavoda, 55 b – C. Budeanu and electrical formula and 1.55 l – Gh. Titeica and geometrical symbol. Colour : 10 b – Pink & Violet Blue, 20 b – Citron & Maroon, 55 b – Blue & Red and 1.55 l – Ocher […]


Complete Set of 6 nos of commemorative postage stamps on different kinds of Ships : Issued by Romania Issued on Apr 25, 1961 Picture : 20 b – Freighter ‘Galati’, 40 b – Passenger ship ‘Oltenita’, 55 b – Motorboat ‘Tomis’, 1 l – Freighter ‘Arad’, 1.55 l – Tugboat and 1.75 l – Freighter ‘Dobrogea’. Colour : Multicolored. Type : Stamps, Postal Used Watermark : No Denomination : 20, 40 & 55 Bani and 1, 1.55 & 1.75 Lei Printing Process : Typographed Perforation : 14 x 13

Romania on Animal Hunters

Complete Set of 10 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Animals & of their Hunters : Issued by Romania Issued on Jul, 1961 Issued for : Some of the Animals and of their Hunters through the Ages Picture : 10 b – Roe Deer and Bronze Age Hunting Scene, 20 b – Lynx and Prehistoric Hunter, 35 b – Boar and Roman hunter, 40 b – Brown bear and Roman tombstone, 55 b – Red deer and 16th century […]

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