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Skinner’s Horse

A commemorative postage stamp on the 175th Anniversary of the 1st Horse (Skinner’s Horse), an Indian Army cavalry regiment : Issued by India Issued on Nov 25, 1978 Issued for : The P & T Department is happy to join in the celebration of the 175th anniversary of the Skinner’s Horse by bringing out a commemorative stamp. Description of Design : The portrait on the stamp shows two Sowars […]

Indian National Small Industries Fair 19...

A commemorative postage stamp on the National Small Industries Fair, New Delhi : Issued by India Issued on Nov 17, 1978 Issued for : The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department is happy to bring out a postage stamp to make the inauguration of this fair. Description of Design : The stamp depicts a view of small scale industry. Type : Stamp, Mint Condition Colour : Olive Green Denomination : 25 Paise […]

E. V. Ramasami

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Periyar E. V. Ramasamy (E.V.R. or Thanthai Periyar), Father of Dravidian Movement, founder of Self-Respect Movement and Dravidar Kazhagam : Issued by India Issued on Sep 17, 1978 Description of Design : The stamp is vertical depicting a portrait of E. V. Ramasami in black colour. The First Day Cover shows a sculpture of a hand […]

Bhagavad Gita

A commemorative postage stamp on Srimad Bhagawadgeeta (Bhagvadgita / Bhagawat Geeta), a 700-verse Sanskrit scripture, part of Hindu epic Mahabharata (Bhishma Parva) : Issued by India Issued on Aug 25, 1978 Issued for : The P & T Department feels privileged to issue a special stamp in honour of Bhagawadgeeta. Description of Design : The stamp shows the traditional picture of Krishna and Arjuna on the battle-field and […]

India on Charlie Chaplin

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Anniversary of Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, an English comic actor, filmmaker and composer from silent film era : Issued by India Issued on Apr 16, 1978 Issued for : The P & T Department feels privileged to issue a commemorative stamp in honour of Charlie Chaplin – an international personality. Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Multicolour Denomination : 25 Paise […]

India on Rubens

A commemorative postage stamp on the 400th Birth Anniversary of Sir Peter Paul Rubens, a Flemish artist : Issued by India Issued on Apr 4, 1978 Issued for : The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department feels privileged to honour the memory of Peter Paul Rubens, a great artist, diplomat and humanist, by issuing a Commemorative Stamp during the 400th anniversary of his birth. Description of Design : The design of […]

Nanalal Dalpatram Kavi

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Nhanalal Dalpatram Kavi, pioneer of modern Gujarati Poetry : Issued by India Issued on Mar 16, 1978 Issued for : Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department feels privileged to bring out a commemorative postage stamp in honour of this great son of India. Type : Stamp, Mint Condition Colour : Red–brown Denomination : 25 Paise Overall size : 3.91 X […]

The Mother – Pondicherry

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of the Mother, Mirra Alfassa, Puducherry, a spiritual guru, occultist and collaborator of Rishi Aurobindo, founder of Sri Aurobindo Ashram and Auroville, an international township : Issued by India Issued on Feb 21, 1978 Issued for : Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department feels proud to issue a commemorative postage stamp on the birth centenary of The Mother. […]

India on III World Book Fair

A commemorative postage stamp on the 3rd World Book Fair 1978, New Delhi : Issued by India Issued on Feb 11, 1978 Issued for : The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department feels privileged to commemorate this occasion by issuing a postage stamp. Description of Design : The design of the stamp shows children engrossed in books. Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Mineral red & blue grey Denomination : […]

27th Pacific Area Travel Association Con...

A commemorative postage stamp on the 27th Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA, a membership association to promote development of travel and tourism in Asia Pacific region) Conference, New Delhi : Issued by India Issued on Jan 23, 1978 Issued for : The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department feels privileged to issue a special postage stamp to commemorate the 27th Conference of the Pacific Area Travel Association. […]

India on Conquest of Kanchenjunga

Complete Set of 2 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Conquest of Kangchenjunga, third highest mountain in the world, on 31st May, 1977 : Issued by India Issued on Jan 15, 1978 Issued for : The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department feels privileged to issue two stamps to commemorate this great adventure. Description of Design : The design of 25 paise stamp is vertical and shows […]

Bethune College

A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of the Bethune College, Calcutta, oldest women’s college in Asia : Issued by India Issued on Sep 4, 1978 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department feels privileged to bring out a commemorative postage stamp to mark the centenary of this pioneer institution. Description of Design : The design of the stamp depicts the […]

Uday Shankar

A commemorative postage stamp on the 1st Death Anniversary of Udai Shankar, an Indian dancer and choreographer, pioneer of modern dance in India : Issued by India Issued on Sep 26, 1978 Description of Design : The stamp is vertical, depicting Uday Shankar in a dance pose. The First Day Cover shows “TANDAVANRITTYA” by Uday Shankar Ballet. It is horizontal and multicolour. Type : […]

Ravenshaw College

A commemorative postage stamp on Ravenshaw University, a co-educational state university in Cuttack, Odisha : Issued by India Issued on Dec 24, 1978 Issued for : The Indian Posts & Telegraphs Department feels privileged to issue a commemorative postage stamp. Type : Stamp, Mint Condition Colour : green and Max–red brown Denomination : 25 Paise Overall size : 4.06 X 2.41 cms. Printing size : 3.70 X […]

India on Wheat Research 1978

A commemorative postage stamp on 5th International Wheat Genetics Symposium, New Delhi : Issued by India Issued on Feb 23, 1978 Issued for : The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department is happy to bring out a postage stamp on Wheat Research to commemorate the holding of this Symposium. Description of Design : The design shows a stalk of wheat in stylised form with a picture of […]

India on Leo Tolstoy

A commemorative postage stamp on Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, a Russian writer : Issued by India Issued on Oct 2, 1978 Description of Design : The design of the stamp is vertical and depicts the portrait of Leo Tolstoy. Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Multi colour Denomination : 100 Paise Overall Size : 3.91 X 2.90 cms. Printing Size : 3.55 X 2.54 cms. Perforation : 13 x 13 Watermark […]

Vallathol Narayana Menon

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Mahakavi V. N. Menon, an Indian Malayalam poet, founder of Kerala Kalamandalam, credited with revitalizing traditional Keralite dance, Kathakali : Issued by India Issued on Oct 15, 1978 Issued for : The Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department feels privileged to issue a commemorative postage stamp in his honour. Description of Design : The design of the stamp is […]

Locomotives of Poland 1978

Complete Set of 8 nos of commemorative postage stamps on Locomotives in Poland : Issued by Poland Issued on Feb 28, 1978 Type : Postally Used Colour : Multicoloured Subject : Locomotives in Poland About :  a set of 8 stamps consists of 6 different face values [denomination] 50gr : Electrification of the Line from Warsaw [the capital and largest city of Poland] to Silesia [Polish: Śląsk, a […]

Syama Prasad Mookerjee 1978

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Anniversary of Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, an Indian Bengali politician, served as Minister for Industry & Supply in first Congress government (1947-50), founder of Bharatiya Jana Sangh, predecessor of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) : Issued by India Issued on Jul 6, 1978 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department feels privileged to issue […]

Surjya Sen

A commemorative postage stamp on Masterda Surya Sen, an Indian Bengali revolutionary, led 1930 Chittagong armory raid in Chittagong in British India (now in Bangladesh) : Issued by India Issued on Mar 22, 1978 Issued for : The P & T Department feels privileged to issue a commemorative stamp in honour of this great patriot and revolutionary. Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Raw Sienna and Brilliant […]

 
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