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Amazing Indian Philately:First Stamps with Photogravure Printing

By Dr. Pradeep Jain In India Photogravure printing for stamps was adopted in 1952. On 1st Oct 1952 6 stamps of Saints and Poets were printed with this technology. Photogravure is anintaglio printmaking  or photo-mechanical process whereby a copper plate is coated with … Continue reading

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Was it the First Presentation pack of India Post

By Dr. Pradeep Jain The FDC issued on 1st Oct 1954 was supplied in a cover by India Post depicting INDIA POSTAGE STAMP CENTENARY 1854-1954.This was the begining of presenting the philatelic material in a pack for general public.Off course … Continue reading

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