Cricket Victories

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Title

Cricket Victories

Subject

Stamp ingot collection

Description

This famous stamp was issued to commemorate India's historic tour of England in 1971. After losing only one match, India went on to win its first ever Test Series in a nail-biting finish. The stamp depicts a cricketer in characteristic poses of batting, bowling and wicket-keeping.

Creator

Hallmark Group Limited

Source

Pride of India Collection

Publisher

Authority of India Post

Date

1971

Format

JPG

Type

Image

Original Format

Engraved solid pure silver ingots, layered with pure 24-carat gold

Physical Dimensions

Stamp size is 41mm x 23mm
Gold Replica is 2.2mm thick with diamond cut perforations

Citation

Hallmark Group Limited, “Cricket Victories,” CHRIST (Deemed To Be University) Institutional Repository, accessed July 21, 2024, https://archives.christuniversity.in/items/show/1821.

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