India 2004 Rajpex: Mahatma Gandhi through Post Special Cover


India 2004 Rajpex: Mahatma Gandhi through Post Special Cover

India Rajpex 2004 – Special cover titled “GANDHI THROUGH POST”, a very beautiful cover issued by Saurashtra Kutchh Philatelic Society of Rajkot during the three days district level exhibition “Rajpex 2004”.

 

The cover is well designed with Gandhi related philatelic material to illustrate the title Gandhi through Post:

 

  1. Stamps: 1948 First Anniversary of Indian Independence: Mahatma Gandhi Mourning issue set of 4 stamps of 1 ½ anna, 3 ½ annas, 12 annas and Rs.10 – set of 4 different stamps
  2. Postal Stationery: A. Two Pictorial Postal Stationery Post Cards issued in 1951. B. A complete Set of 3 different Pictorial Postal Stationery Post Cards issued to commemorate Birth Centenary of Mahatma Gandhi in 1969
  3. Cinderellas: Three different Cinderellas Labels: A. Jai Saurashtra depicting Mahatma Gandhi and Map of Gujarat – a multi coloured label from the set of two. B. Boycott Foreign Goods brown label depicting Gandhi Bust in center. C. Another Patriotic label depicting Mahatma Gandhi in center.
  4.  Slogan Cancellations:  Three different Slogan Cancellation: A. “SABKO SANMATI DE BHAGWAN” single line boxed h/s in Hindi. B. “ASK NOT, TELL NOT / THINK NOT OF CASTE” boxed bilingual (Hindi & English) slogan part from a duplex cancellation. C. “UNTOUCHABILITY IS A CRIME / AGAINST GOD AND MAN / MAHATMA GANDHI” boxed bilingual (Hindi & English) slogan part from a duplex cancellation.

 

Cancellation depicts Gahiji’s bust covered by perforations design.

 

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