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Postal Stamp Image : 200 YEARS OF BOMBAY G. P. O 1615 Indian Post
Stamp Issue Date : 28/12/1994
Postage Stamp Dinomination : 6.00
Postal Stamp Serial Number : 1615
Postal Stamp Name : 200 YEARS OF BOMBAY G. P. O
Stamp Information : The General Post Office of Bombay was established in 1794 by the then appointed Postmaster General for Bombay Pesidency, Mr. Charles Elphinstone. Before that the Bombay had only an agency Post Office that the East India Company had brought into existence. All despatches of mail were brought in and delivered out of that agency Post Office. The East India Company was keen on overcoming the difficulty of establishing contacts with far-flung regions of the country under its occupation by establishing postal communication connecting the principal towns.
Philatelic Stamp Description : Stamp and cancellation by Prof. M.G. Rajadhyaksha, Dean, J.J. School of Arts Bombay.
Stamp Currency : R
Stamp Type : COMMEMORATIVE
Stamp Language : English
Stamp Overall Size : 2.9 X 7.82 cms
Postal Stamp Print Size : 2.9 X 7.82 cms.
Number of Stamps Per Sheet : 20
Stamp Perforations : 13.5x13.5
Postal Stamp Shape : Horizontal
Postage Stamp Paper : Matt Chromo
Indian Stamp Process : Photo Offset
Number of stamps printed : 1 million
Stamp Printed At : Calcutta Security Printers Ltd
Indian Stamp's Color : Multicolour
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