Monday, 26 January 2009
2009 - STAMPS OF BRAZIL
Brazilian Post Office issued its stamp celebrating the bicentenary of Louis Braille on January 4th,2009. Here the sheetlet of twenty four R$ 2,20 stamps. The stamp brings the name "Louis Braille" embossed in braille on its surface. Brazil traditionally issue stamps on the blind thematic. The first Braille stamp (with letters embossed in Braille) was issued here in Brazil in 1974 to commemorate the 5th World Council for the Welfare of the Blind in Sao Paulo.