30 April 1973 - SERVICE overprints in red or black
Color Control Marks:No
Imperforate: Yes, but not issued.
No. of stamps in each sheet: 100
Quantity of stamps printed: Unknown
Printer: Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co, Ltd., UK
FDC: At least one cover is known to exists with the 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 60p, 75p, Tk.1 and Tk.5 values only. (Unofficial)
Pmks: Philatelic Bureau, Dacca G.P.O. (black)
Additional: The Tk.1, Tk.2 and Tk.5 values were later redrawn and overprinted SERVICE, with the “Ta” expressed in Bengali, rather than English. See beginning of 1974 for the Tk.1 (74-1s) and Tk.2 (74-2s) and the beginning of 1975 for the Tk.5 (75-1s). The Tk.10 redrawn stamp was not overprinted.
Numerous misperforation varieties can be found in most of the SERVICE overprinted stamps of Bangladesh.
Imperforate darker essay with a larger SERVICE ovpt.
An imperforate essay exists for the Tk.1 Court of Justice stamp with SERVICE slightly larger.
1974 - Redrawn High Values with value in Bengali, replacing English and issue of Tk.2 stamp in Bengali.
Tk.5 Net fishing – light blue