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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.

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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

Designer

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03.02.1998

Mr. Tran The Vinh

31 x 46 (mm)

25 stamps

13

Postal Stamp Printing Enterprise (in Ho Chi Minh City) 

offset

multi-coloured

standard paper (with gummed)

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