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List of General Events on October-1854

1- October-1854 The first stamps valid for postage throughout India were placed on sale in October 1854 with four values: 1/2 anna [Color: Blue],  1 anna [Color: Red], 2 annas [Color: Green], and 4 annas [Color: Res and Blue].
These stamps were featuring a youthful profile of Queen Victoria, all four values were designed and printed in Calcutta, and issued without perforations or gum. All were lithographed except for the 2 annas green, which was produced by typography from copper clichés or from electrotyped plates. The 4 annas value was one of the world's first bicolored stamps, preceded only by the Basel Dove, a beautiful local issue.