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Country / Post India
Date of Issue 25 April 2004
Primary theme Transportation (Ships & Navigation) (Sailing ships)
Subject I.N.S. Tarangini Circumnavigation Voyage
Width 38.5 mm
Height 28.5 mm
Denomination 5.00 INR
Number in set 1
Layout/Format sheet of 40
Perforations 13.4 by 13.2
Stamp issuing authority Ministry of Communications Department of Posts
Printer Madras Security Printers Ltd
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