Aug 13, 2008

Games of XXIX olympic-Beijing 2008 Stamps from India

Name of Stamp:Games of XXIX olympic-Beijing 2008
Issue Date:08-08-08
Details: India Post released a set of 4 stamps and a miniature sheet on August 8, 2008 to mark the Games of 29th Olympiad ay Beijing China.
The designs and denominations are
  • Olympic Torch on INR 5.00,
  • Shooting on INR 15.00,
  • Archery on INR 15.00, and
  • Boxing on INR 5.00.

Kamleshwar Singh designed the Stamp and the First Day Cover.

Alka Sharma designed the pictorial first day postmark. Brochure containing write-up and technical data was issued on the occasion.

The First Day Cover and the Brochure are priced at Rs 2 each. India Security Press, Nasik printed the stamps by photogravure in the quantities of 0.8 million each. The miniature sheet was printed in the quantity of 1 million.

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