Potpourri - A Philatelic Pleasure
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First under water special cancellation in India.
A new page of history was written on board the Indian submarine ‘INS Kalvari’ on 8th December 1982, when the Indian Navy and department of posts jointly provided a special cancellation, 30 meter under the deep waters of the Bay of Bengal.
This was the world’s first ever under water Special Cancellation was provided to mark the 15th anniversary of the submarine arm of the Indian Navy on 8th December 1982 (Visakhapatnam Naval Base P.O.) It was a tribute to the Indian Submarines and recognition of their courage, dedication and service in the defence of the country.
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