Monday, January 12, 2015

Chennai: Philatelic Bureau Building

Along with the introduction of Postal Services in India in 1854, Mount Road Post Office was formed as Mount Road SO as a non-gazetted delivery office. A century later in 1955, it became a gazetted SO and grew into the present stature of HPO in 1961. It attained Class I status in 1971 and its nomenclature change to Anna Road HPO on 15.9.1974. Philatelic Bureau is functioning in a separate building in the same compound. This office was adjudged as best maintained Post Office in the city for the Rolling Shield of Mylapore Academy during the years 1977, 1979, 1981, 1982 and 1983.The cancellation depict the Philatelic Bureau building.
The postmaster
Philatelic Bureau
Chennai- 600002

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