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Christmas 1970

A commemorative postage stamp on the Nativity, by Lorenzo Lotto (1480–1556) : Issued by United States of America Issued on Nov 5, 1970 Issued for : This 6-cent Christmas stamp will be first placed on sale November 5, 1970 at Washington, D.C., in non-precanceled and precanceled forms. Design : The stamp reproduces “The Nativity“ by Lorenzo Lotto, 16th Century Italian painter. It hangs in the National Gallery of […]

Visit Nepal Series 1970

A set of three commemorative postage stamps on the Famous Nepalese Tourist Attractions : Patan Durbar Square, Boudha Stupa and Mount Gauri Sankar : Issued by Nepal Issued on Dec 28, 1970 (corresponding to 2027-9-13) Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Department, Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu Designer : K. Karmacharya (based on photography by W. R. Ward) Type : Stamps, Postal Used Denomination : (a) Patan Durbar […]

Nepal on Agriculture Year 1970

A commemorative postage stamp on the Agricultural Year : Issued by Nepal Issued on Mar 21, 1970 (Corresponding to 2026–12–8) Issued for : The year 2026 B.S. In Nepal is being observed as Agricultural Year. The stamp issued today to mark the occasion depicts summer and winter crops on either side, with the traditional Nepalese cultivating tool, the kodali, and fruits, vegetable, […]

Cyprus on Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948)

Complete set of 2 nos. of commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Mahatma Gandhi : Issued by Cyprus Issued on Jan 26, 1970 Type : Stamps, Mint condition Denomination : 25 & 75 Milliemes Colours : Multi Colour Name : Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Born on Oct 2, 1869 at Porbandar State, Kathiawar Agency, British Indian Empire [now Gujarat, India] Died on Jan 30, 1948 at New Delhi, […]

Pakistan on Islamic Conference of Foreig...

A commemorative postage stamp on the Muslim Foreign Ministers Conference of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Karachi : Issued by Pakistan Issued on Dec 26, 1970 Issued for : On the occasion of Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers going to be held in the Metropolis of Karachi from 26th to 28th December, 1970, the Pakistan Post Office will issue on 26-12-1970, […]

Nepal National Children’s Day 1970

A commemorative postage stamp on the 43rd Birth Anniversary of Queen Ratna Rajya Lakshmi Devi Shah : Issued by Nepal Issued on Aug 20, 1970 [4th Bhadra 2027] Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Dept., Nepal Philatelic Bureau, G.P.O. Kathmandu Design : The stamp issued to mark the 43rd birth anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Ratna Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah, also observed as […]

Bal Bhadra Kunwar

A commemorative postage stamp on Captain Balbhadra Kunwar : Issued by Nepal Issued on Apr 14, 1970 [1st Baishak 2027] Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Department, Nepal Philatelic Bureau, G.P.O., Kathmandu Designer : K. Karmacharya Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : Re 1/- (One Rupee) Colour : Sepia & Red Purple Size : Double decimal 4.06 x 2.28 cms. Perforation : 14 x 14½ (Horizontal design) Paper […]

Sir Oliver Mowat

A commemorative postage stamp on the 150th Birth Anniversary of Sir Oliver Mowat, 3rd Premier of Ontario and a Father of Confederation : Issued by Canada Issued on Aug 12, 1970 Designed by : Ernst Roch, Montreal, Quebec Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Red and black Denomination : 6 Cents Dimensions : 40 mm x 24 mm, center to center of perforations Quantity Ordered : 34,000,000 Panes of […]

19th International Apprentice Competitio...

A commemorative postage stamp on the 19th International Vocational Training Competition, Chiba City : Issued by Japan Issued on Nov 10, 1970 Issued for : To commemorate the 19th International Apprentice Competition, a postage stamp is to be issued. This competition opens on Nov. 10, 1970 and about 280 competitors from 16 countries gather in Japan. Design : The emblem of International Apprentice Competition […]

Japan on United Nations 1970

Complete set of 2 commemorative postage stamps on the Silver Jubilee of United Nations : Issued by Japan Issued on Oct 24, 1970 Issued for : The United Nation was organized in 1945 for the purpose of contributing the lasting peace of the world and this year, two commemorative postage stamp were issued in Japan. Design : (A) Tree and the emblem of United […]

25th National Athletic Meeting of Japan

A commemorative postage stamp on the 25th Japan Championships in Athletics, Iwate, Honshu : Issued by Japan Issued on Oct 10, 1970 Issued for : A postage stamp issued to commemorate the 25th National Athletic Meeting, greatest sports festival in Japan, which opened on 10 October in Iwate Prefecture. Design : Equestrian skill Designer : Mr. Takao Yamanouchi Colour : Multicolour Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : 15 Yen Perforation : 13 Printing Process : Photogravure

V. S. Srinivasa Sastri

A commemorative postage stamp on Valangaiman Sankaranarayana Srinivasa Shastri, an Indian politician, administrator, educator and orator, India‘s Agent to the Union of South Africa (1927-29), a founding member of Indian Liberal Party: Issued by India Issued on Sep 22, 1970 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department joins with the millions in this country in paying its homage to this illustrious […]

Swami Shraddhanand

A commemorative postage stamp on Mahatma Munshi Ram Vij, an Indian educationist and Arya Samaj missionary : Issued by India Issued on Mar 30, 1970 Issued for : His life was symbol of renunciation and penance. His field of action was limitless. The Posts and Telegraphs Department deems it a great privilege to bring out special commemorative stamp in honour of Swami Shraddhanandji […]

Jamia Millia Islamia

A commemorative postage stamp on the Golden Jubilee of the Jamia Millia Islamia, a public central university in New Delhi : Issued by India Issued on Oct 29, 1970 Issued for : On the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Jamia Millia Islamia, the Posts and Telegraphs Department tenders its greetings and is proud to associate itself by bringing out a special commemorative stamp […]

Maharsi Valmiki

A commemorative postage stamp on Adi Kavi (first poet) Maharshi Valmiki, author of Ramayana, the first epic poem : Issued by India Issued on Oct 14, 1970 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department was happy to bring out a special commemorative stamp in honour of Maharsi Valmiki, the reputed author of the epic Ramayana, on the occasion of his Jayanti Celebration on the […]

India on Asian Productivity Year 1970

A commemorative postage stamp on the Asian Productivity Year (APO), 1970 : Issued by India Issued on Aug 18, 1970 Issued for : The Indian P & T Department is proud to associate itself with Asian Productivity Year 1970 by issuing a special postage stamp to coincide with the inauguration of the Asian Productivity Congress at Tokyo. In this Congress, top productivity experts […]

India on United Nations 1970

A commemorative postage stamp on the 25th Anniversary of the UN, an intergovernmental organization to maintain international peace and security, to develop friendly relations among nations, to achieve international co-operation and to be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations : Issued by India Issued on Jun 26, 1970 Type : Stamp, Mint Condition Colour : Light New Blue Denomination : 20 Paise

Sher Shah Suri

A commemorative postage stamp on the 425th Death Anniversary of Padishah Sher Shah Suri, founder of Sur Empire in North India : Issued by India Issued on May 22, 1970 Issued for : The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department was happy to issue a special postage stamp honouring the memory of this great and popular ruler and one of the early pioneers of a nationwide postal […]

India National Philatelic Exhibition 197...

Complete Set of 2 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Indian National Philatelic Exhibition 1970, New Delhi : Issued by India Issued on Dec 23, 1970 Issued for : On this great occasion, the P & T Department is happy to bring out two special postage stamps of denominations 20 paise and Re. 1/- to commemorate the India National Philatelic Exhibition, 1970 held from the 23rd December, […]

India on Ludwig van Beethoven

A commemorative postage stamp on the birth bicentenary of Ludwig van Beethoven, a German composer and pianist : Issued by India Issued on Dec 16, 1970 Issued for : This year, the whole world celebrated the 200th birth anniversary of this most famous composer. For India to honour the memory of Beethoven that year was not only a most appropriate act, but it was one […]

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