Postal Stamp Image : CHILD AT LATHE 0443 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 14/11/1961
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 0.15
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 0443
Postal Stamp Name : CHILD AT LATHE
Stamp Information : The Indian Posts and Telegraph Department has been issuing special postage stamps on Children's Day on November 14 every rear since 1957. Children's Day is celebrated throughout the country with great enthusiasm and has helped to focus attention on the problems of child welfare which is given an important place in the country's plans for economic and social development. The postage stamps issued on these annual occasions bring out the theme of each years celebrations, which is announced by the Indian Council of Child Welfare. The theme of this year's celebrations, as intimated by the international union of child welfare, Geneva is: "Social services for children, especially adequate protective work, safeguard the community from delinquency and maladjustment". The special stamp, which is being issued on November 14, 1961, seeks to bring out this theme. It shows a boy working at a leathe in an institution in Bombay. Such vocational training for children is intended to help them to became worthy citizens of the country. The Indian Posts & Telegraphs Department is once again glad to join in these celebrations which have such a laudable objective.
Philatelic Stamp Description : INDIAN POSTS & TELEGRAPHS Designed and produced by the Directorate of Advertising & Visual Publicity, Ministry of I. & B., Govt. of India, for the Directorate General of Posts & Telegraphs, Ministry of Communications, and printed by The Caxton Press Private Limited, New Delhi. 4/7/61- P.III English: 7,500 Nov., 1961. Designed by Staff artist of the India Security Press
Stamp Currency : P
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 3.34 x 2.8
Postal Stamp Print Size : 3.34 x 2.8 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 42
Stamp Perforations : 13,1/4 x 1
Postal Stamp Shape : Horizontal
Postage Stamp Paper : Watermark All over multiple 'Lion Capital of Ashoka'
Indian Stamp Process : Photogravure
Number of stamps printed : 2.5 millio
Stamp Printed At : India Security Press
Indian Stamp's Color : Dark Brown
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