Marquee Collection

Marquee Collection#34


Q. What is special about the stamp being shown here.

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Ans.: After the partition of united India into two sovereign states of India and Pakistan in August 1947, the first indigenous Pakistani stamp was issued almost a year later in July 1948, printed for Pakistan. Prior to this, the British Indian stamps with the overprint “Pakistan” in English had been in use. The 1 Re stamp was engraved with Urdu inscription reading “Long Live Pakistan.” The stamp was designed by famous water colour maestro Abdul Rehman Chughtai.

17 thoughts on “Marquee Collection#34”

  1. 1948’s independence day commemorative stamp of pakistan?, which they had misprinted as 15th august 1947

  2. it is the stamp released to commemorate the independence of india….
    it was released on 15 Aug’47

  3. first ever postage stamp of Pakistan. This special postage stamp was designed by A. R. Chugtai and was approved by Muhammad Ali Jinnah. This stamp is one of the four stamps that were issued on 9th July 1948 to mark the first anniversary of Pakistan independence

  4. After the partition of united India into two sovereign states of India and Pakistan in August 1947, the first indigenous Pakistani stamp was issued almost a year later in July 1948, printed for Pakistan. Prior to this, the British Indian stamps with the overprint “Pakistan” in English had been in use. The 1 Re stamp was engraved with Urdu inscription reading “Long Live Pakistan.” The stamp was designed by famous water colour maestro Abdul Rehman Chughtai.

  5. First indigenous stamp of pakistan

    After the partition of united India into two sovereign states of India and Pakistan in August 1947, the first indigenous Pakistani stamp was issued almost a year later in July 1948, printed for Pakistan. Prior to this, the British Indian stamps with the overprint “Pakistan” in English had been in use. The 1 Re stamp was engraved with Urdu inscription reading “Long Live Pakistan.”

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