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World's First Steel Stamps

15 Jun 2021  Tue

Bhutan is the first country to introduce stamps that are made from steel. This small Himalayan nation is very much famous for its philatelic issues. Stamps issued by Bhutan post are the most innovative ones. Bhutan ranks first amongst other nations to issue unusual stamps.

Shortly after Bhutan got recognition as an independent state Bhutan released a new issue of Steel Stamps. The stamp sheet of 12 stamps was issued in 1969. The stamps come in different denominations.

The designs were created by the Walt Disney Company and produced by the United States Steel Corporation. They depict the life and culture of contemporary Bhutanese people.

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