THE WONDERLAND OF VIETNAMESE STAMPS _98
150th Anniversary of The Communist Manifesto - Code: 772
|Karl Marx and Freidrich Engels, the
founders of Communism, in December 1847 started to write "The Communist
Manifesto" appealing the world proletariat to unite in a common struggle to overthrow
the bourgeois and defend their interests and lives. In January 1848, the Manifesto was
completed _ proclaimed throughout the world. Marx _ Engles thought that the coming
into being of Communism is inevitable and appealed "Workers of the world unite".
"The Communist Manifesto" serves as the leading principles throughout the development process of communist parties in the world.
In 1998, marking the 150th Anni. of the Proclamation of the Communist Manifesto, Department General of Posts _ Telecommunications (DGPT) issues the stampset "150th Anni. of the Proclamation of the Communist Manifesto" with one value of 400d - "Workers of the world unite".
This set represents the portraits of Karl Marx and Freidrich Engels above a stylized flag as the number 150 and the hammer _ sickle with the words "Workers of the world unite". The image of the leaders_ portrait _ fly-away red flag always reminds the world proletariat to unite in a common struggle for a better world.
Date of issue
Mr. Tran The Vinh
31 x 46 (mm)
Postal Stamp Printing Enterprise (in Ho Chi Minh City)
standard paper (with gummed)