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Bangladesh

29th July 1971

Asia 19

Bang1
  1971 #1

perf 14x14½, no wmk, litho

Description   Scott# SG# Mi# Y&T#  
10 paisa red, dark purple and light blue   1 1      
20p multi   2 2      
50p multi   3 3      
1 rupee multi   4 4      
2r turquoise, blue and red   5 5      
3r light green, green and blue   6 6      
5r multi   7 7      
10r gold, red and blue   8 8      

Scott [1] states, "Bangladesh, formerly East Pakistan, broke away from Pakistan in April 1971, proclaiming its independence. It consists of 14 former eastern districts of Bengal and the former Sylhet district of Assam province of India."