Tuesday, 11 October 2011

Some old Indian Stamps

Although the Indian Post Office was established in 1837, Asia's first adhesive stamp was introduced in 1852 by Sir Bartle Frere, the British East India Company's administrator of the province of Sind. 

Stamp of 4 annas printed in year 1854


The 1931 series celebrated the inauguration of New Delhi as the seat of government. The one rupee stamp shows the Secretariat and Dominion Columns.

The first stamp of independent India shows the new Indian Flag.

The Rs 10 stamp showing Mahatma Gandhi, released August 15, 1948

Satrunjaya, Jain temple complex near Palitana, August 15, 1949

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