ARTICLE: Medal for Britain's Gandhi Stamp
Britain's Post Office has won a gold medal for its choice of last August's 1s. 6d. Gandhi Centenary Year Stamp which was adjudged as the best Gandhi stamp issued by any country in the world out of 35 entries.
The medal was awarded by the Indian Philatelic Society at the International Gandhi Stamp Exhibition in Calcutta.
The winning stamp was designed by Indian-born Mr. Biman Mullick, who also won an IPS award for his design. Mr. Mullick came to Britain in 1960 to study advertising design at St. Martin's School of Art and was the first overseas designer of a British stamp.
Another award won by the British Post Office at the Calcutta exhibition was second prize for the best display of Gandhi material.