55thfounding anniversary of Vietnam's P&T sector
(8/15/1945 - 8/15/2000

Code: 833

     The P&T sector of Vietnam was founded on August 15, 1945, a date which has a significant historical meaning in that it was stated in the Resolution of the National Congress of the Indochinese Communist Party “…it is a must to set up the professional communications sector and they should be helped to fulfil their tasks…”

     On the occasion of the 55th founding anniversary of the P&T sector, DGPT issues a special stamp set “In celebration of the 55th founding anniversary of the P&T sector”. The face value of telecommunications stamp is VND400. The stamp gives an image of the P&T sector which has overcome over half a century of existence and development, boasting a glorious history that has been recorded in the laudatory of “Loyal-Brave-Devoted-Creative-Grateful”.

Date of issuance: August 15, 2000
Designer: To Minh Trang (COTEVINA)
Stamp size: 43 x 32 (mm)
Perforation: 13
Sheet composition: 25 stamps
Printer: Postal Stamp Printing Enterprise (Ho Chi Minh City)
Printing process: offset
Color: multi-colored
Paper: paper (both gummed and ungummed)

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