Stamps are generally used to carry out postal services. Indian stamps have truly created new space due to its uniqueness in culture and tradition that is being reflected through stamps.
The Indian civilization is among the longest civilization in the history of the world. Even the living culture of India comprises of various sacred lore and mythology. By selling Indian stamps, the cultural identification of a country is displayed.
Indian stamps had absorbed linguistics, mythological, religious and various other elements of Indian culture. India’s interactions with other nation like Greeks, Romans, Arabs and Chinese had enriched and led to establish a composite culture. All these resulted in culture that is rich in diversity and unique in culture.
The first postage stamp of India was adhesive Scinde Dawk stamp on July 1st 1852. It was made in circular shape and was generally embossed on paper. It was having central emblem showing British east India Company’s merchant mark. Later on another stamp printed in Calcutta in 1854, the stamp was having face of Queen Victoria. And later on stamps was published taking watermark of an elephant’s head and was printed on paper.
In order to sell Indian stamps as discussed above you can also get to know about history of India.
The term of east India postage later change into Indian postage from 1882.The watermark also change from elephant head to star shaped. The first high value of India was the stamp King Edward released in 1902.The water marks changed to show case of multiple stars for third time in 1926. The first Indian pictorial stamp was created to mark government’s move from Calcutta to Delhi in the year 1931.
These events are also displayed by selling Indian stamps. On 21st November 1947 the first stamp of independent India was released. It was having flag raising the slogan of jai hind.