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1957 / 1958 Decimal Coinage

Private India first day covers uniquely made by Dealers, Collectors, Philatelists.

Decimal Coinage FDC's can be divided into 5 parts.

1) First day of Issue- 1st April 1957

2) Inland post rate was changed from 13p to 15p- 16th Jan 1958.

3) Book post rate was changed from 6p to 8p- 7th May 1958.

4) Asokan Water mark- 27 Oct 1958

5) Decimal coinage stamps used on FPO

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