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Monday, January 25, 2010

Indian Princely State Limbdi / Limree / Limri old Fiscal Court fees and Revenue Stamps

Limbdi state is formerly Western India State Agency (Kathiawar), merged into Saurashtra, now in Gujarat State, area of state was 888 KM2 ,and population of state was 35,422 in 1921, Privy purse of state on the time of accession (15Th Feb 1948 ) was Rs.2,30,000.
Court fee stamps :--
Type- 3, used in 1926-35. Perf. 12, Wove paper.
4 Annas, violet
Type- 4, used in 1932-42. Type-3 redrawn, Perf. 12, Wove paper.
2 Annas, pale turquoise

8 Annas, brown-rose

1 Rupee, deep blue

Type- 7, used in 1933-34, size 68x36mm.. Perf. 12, Wove paper.
2 Annas, deep brown-red

8 Annas, deep brown-red

1 Rupee, deep brown-red

2 Rupees, deep brown-red

3 Rupees, deep brown-red

4 Rupees, deep brown-red

Type- 8, used in 1930-35.
2 Annas, pale turquoise

4 Annas, violet

4 Annas, green *

8 Annas, deep red-violet

1 Rupee, plum

3 Rupees, plum

4 Rupees, plum

5 Rupees, deep green

Type- 12, used in 1935, size 75x37mm.. Perf. 11-1/4x11-3/4, Wove paper.
2 Annas, pale turquoise

8 Annas, chocolate

1 Rupee, dark blue

4 Rupees, brown

Type- 15, used in 1942-49. size 76x38mm. Perf 11. 11-1/2

2 Annas, pale turquoise

4 Annas, violet

8 Annas, deep orange-brown

1 Rupee, dark blue

4 Rupees, brown
Receipt stamps:-
Type -20, issued in 1882, design size 31x36mm.
 1 Anna

Type- 22, issued in 1920(?)Design size 38x46mm.,Perf. 11-1/2 wove paper
1 Anna, green blue

Type - 23, issued in 1927, design size 23x28mm.perf. 11,Wove paper
 1 Anna
1 Anna, violet, Perf. 10-1.4

Type - 24,issued in 1940(?) design size 24x29mm.,Wove paper



Research note: No space after Limbdi is unknown variety, English letter of Daulat Sinnhji is large in size.
Type- 26, design size- 23x29mm.Perf.11, Wove paper


1 Anna, deep red

Court fee, Type-13, overprinted, Saurashtra, later used in Saurashtra State.

2 Annas, Yellow green.

8 Annas, deep orange brown.

1 Rupee, dark blue

Revenue stamps, Type- 26, overprinted, Saurashtra, later used in Saurashtra State.
1 Anna deep red




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