First postal stamp of Bangladesh was published on July 29, 1971. It shows the whole map of Bangladesh. Only three colors are there: red, dark purple & light blue. It’s denomination is 10p [ten poisa]. It’s perforation is 14×14 1/2. On the stamp, the word Bangladesh is written three times; two times in English and on the upper left corner in Bangla. This stamp served mainly two purposes; to familiarize Bangladesh with the rest of the world as well as to convince other countries to support Bangladesh in the Liberation War.