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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Indian Princely State Vala Fiscal Court fee and Revenue Stamps

Vala Formerly Western India States Agency (Kathiawar), merged in Saurashtra, now in Gujarat State , area of state was 190.3 square miles (40 villages), and population of state was 14,069 in 1931. Privy purse of state on the time of accession (15th February 1948 ) was Rs. 5,20,000.
Court fee stamps :--
Type-12, issued in  1942, size 80x39mm. Imperf., Horizontal laid paper.
Coat of arms issue
1 Anna, black

1 Anna, black, "One" replaced by numeral "1"

1 Rupee, saffron

1 Rupee, 

Type-13, English value ANNAS in serif caps.

8 Annas, violet (unlisted in KM) 

Type-16,issued in 1922, size of stamps 80x38mm. perf.12, Wove paper.
Sun issue
1 Anna,wine

 8 Anna, green

1 Rupee, blue

 Revenue stamps :--
Type-20, issued in 1946, size 38x39mm., Imperf.

1 Anna, grey-black

1 Rupee, blue

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Anonymous said...

You are doing a great service to Indian States fiscals
Col J Dutta