Postal Stamp Image : GODREJ CENTENARY 1799 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 11/07/1998
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 3.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1799
Postal Stamp Name : GODREJ CENTENARY
Stamp Information : When a young man named Ardeshir Godrej gave up law and turned to lock-making in the year 1897, a legend in the field of Indian industry was born. The word "Godrej" etched into the metal of his Anchor Brand locks became a symbol of self- reliance in the years that followed. Ardeshir Godrej switched to manufacturing high quality safes that won public acclaim. He made a scientific discovery by making soaps from vegetable oil instead of animal tallow. Godrej initiated the concept of trusteeship of welth in 1921 by donating Rs. three lakhs to "Tilak Swaraj Fund." Godrej became the harbinger of enlightened industrial garden township outside Mumbai (Bombay), considering human relations the first principle of management.
Philatelic Stamp Description : Stamp and FDC designed by J.P. Irani. Cancellation by Alka Sharma.
Stamp Currency : R
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 4.06 X 2.73 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.71 x 2.3 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 40
Stamp Perforations : 13 x 13
Postal Stamp Shape : Horizontal
Postage Stamp Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive Gravure coated stamp paper
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 1 million
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Olive Green
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