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Sunday, January 17, 2010

Indian Princely State Morvee / Morvi Fiscal stamps

Indian Princely State Morvee / Morvi  Fiscal stamps
Morvee state is formerly Western India States (Sabar Kanta) Agency, now in Gujarat State , area of state was 2,129 KM2 ,and population of state was 1,13,023 in 1931, Privy purse of state on the time of accession (15Th Feb.1948 ) was Rs.5,20,000.
Court fee/ Revenue stamps:--
Type-1, issued in 1889, size 28x36mm. Perf 14,Wove paper, Printer : Waterlow &Sons. Ltd, Engraved printing
Two Annas, indigo

Four Annas, indigo

Eight Annas, indigo

 One Rupee, indigo

  One Rupee, emeraid

Type-2, issued in 1920, size 26x36mm. Perf.12-1/2x13. Wove paper.

One Anna, blue

Two Annas, emerald

Four Annas, purple

Eight Annas, green

 One Rupee, red-violet

Type-9, issued in 1940-45, size 29x36mm. Perf.12-1/2x13. Wove paper.

 One Anna, light blue

Two Annas, pale sage-green

Two Rupees, blue, overprinted by violet rubber stamps in Gujarati "Saurashtra ".
Later used in Saurashtra.

Revenue stamps :--
Type-11, used in 1940-45, size 29x37mm. Perf.11-1/4. Wove paper.
 1 Anna, red

2 Annas, blue

2 Annas, bright blue

1 comment:

Jayanta Dutta said...

A nice collection
Col J Dutta