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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Indian Princely State Sonepur Fiscal Court fees and Revenue Stamps

Indian Princely State Sonepur ( Sonpur ), Located in Sabalpur District ,Later Orissa states Agencies ,now in Orissa State.Area of state 2,347 Km2, and population was 2,37,920 in 1931.Sonepur state founded in 1556 by Maharaja Mandan Gopal . Privy purse of state on the time of accession (1st jan.1948 ) was Rs. 76,700.
For more detail about state visit link.
http://www.royalark.net/India/sonepur.htm
General  stamps :--
Type -15 ,used in 1900, Size of stamp 64mm diameter, rounded ,Handstamped in violet,  serial number of stamps and date by hand.
 
General stamps, 8 Annas.,stamps issue date differ to K.M.
Type -10 ,used in 1920-46, Size of stamp 85 mm diameter, imperf, rounded ,Handstamped in violet, serial number of stamps and date by machine.
General stamps
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2 Annas.
4 Annas.
8 Annas.
1 Rupee
1 Rupee, Paper variety
Research note - Date of issue and paper variety differ to K.M.
Court fee : --
Type --7 , used in 1913-44, Size of stamp 85x75mm. imperf ,Handstamped in violet, cut out and glued to document for adhesive use. serial number of stamps and date by machine.
4 Annas.
8 Annas. 
Type --30, used in 1944, Size of stamp 80x60 mm. imperf, oval shape  ,Handstamped in violet, No serial number of stamps and date.
? stamps, value ?
Type - 10 ,used in 1945-48, Size 76x38mm , Perf. 8-1/2, Wove paper
2 Annas, violet
Revenue stamps : --
Type - 20 ,used in 1935-45, Size of stamp 92x55mm , imperf, Handstamped in violet, cut out and glued to document for adhesive use.
 One Anna, violet

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