100th anniversary of Nobel Prize (1901-2001)

Code: 852

     The Nobel Prize is the most famous award in the world, brought into life in memory of Alfred Nobel (1833-1896), a Swedish scientist in the 19th century, who gave all his property worth 33 million of Swedish cuaron to found the award fund entitled Nobel Prize in favor of those contributing greatly to mankind. The first Nobel prizes were conferred in 1901 for physics, chemistry, physiology, medicines, literature and peace.

     The Department General of Posts and Telecommunications (DGPT) issues a special stamp set entitled "100th anniversary of Nobel Prize (1901-2001)" on this occasion.

     The one-model set as a face value of VND400 bearing a picture of Alfred Nobel.

Date of issuance: January 27, 2001
Designer: Mrs. Nguyen Thi Sam (COTEVINA)
Stamp size: 37 x 27 (mm)
Perforation: 13
Sheet composition: 30 stamps
FDC (1 envelope) size : 165 x 105 (mm)
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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