Saturday, October 27, 2001
S T A M P   Q U I Z

 

1. Identify the stamp.

2. When was it issued?

3. In what denomination has it been issued?

4. The stamp was issued to mark which occasion?

5. Who was he?

6. What does ‘Occupation Issue’ mean in philately?

7. What was the name of the first screw steamship to carry mail?

8. What route did it ply on?

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Answers

1. Babu Jagjivan Ram.

2. 5-4-1991.

3. 100 paise.

4. 83rd birth anniversary.

5. Freedom fighter and a distinguished parliamentarian.

6. An issue released for use in territory occupied by a foreign power.

7. Thhe French packet vessel ‘Napoleon’.

8. The Marseilles — Corsica route in 1836.

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