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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Indian Princely State Bundi old Fiscal Court fees Stamps

Bundi state located lying between 25

° north: and 70°15'and 76°19'east. The Chauhan Rajputs, ancestors of the Bundi chiefs, came from northern India to Sambhar about 700 A.D. In 1342 Hara Rao Deva captured the town  now called Bundi from the Minas. He is considered the founder of state.  

Coats  of arms of state: Bundi's coat of arms is shield depicting arms Garuda,the mount of Vishnu, flanked by winged griffins. The shield is flanked by bulls representing dharma or righteousness:it is crowned by a warrior emerging from flames,signifying the creation-legend of the ruling Chauhan clan,which was supposedly created from fire.

 Type -12,Court fee, use in 1940-48, size 82x26 mm., imperf.Wove paper,Lithographed.

1 anna,deep and light red color.

2 Annas, ultra , second stamps overprinted Rajasthan  govt., later used in deep shade.

2 Annas, 

6 Annas lemon, second stamps yellow unlisted color

Deep lemon color


one rupee, brown,color vaiety


5 rupees, green

5 rupees, light green, Hindi letter of rupees broken.


5 rupees, yellow green, unlisted

Revenue, Type- 20, use in 1899, size 28x32mm.,imperf but stimulated perf., Thin coated wove paper

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