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Saturday, April 17, 2010

Indian Princely State Datia Fiscal Court fee and Revenue Stamps

Indian Princely State Datia Fiscal Court fee and Revenue Stamps :--
Datia state is formerly Mahi Kantha Agency (Bombay),later Western Rajputana States Agency, now in Gujarat State. area of state was 2,362 KM2 ,and population of state was 1,73,759 in 1901. Privy purse of state on the time of accession (1Th January.1950 ) was Rs.1,54,300.
Court fees :--
Type-7, used in 1940. size 82x38mm., Imperf. Wove paper.

Eight Annas, orange, First "A" in anna omitted (Hindi)

Revenue stamps :--
Type-20, used in 1892,( Samvat 1949) size 29x28 mm., Imperf, Prepared in water colors on thin wove paper.
Note KM dated 1917(?)

One Anna, milky-blue

Type-25, used in 1926-1937, size 29x44 Imperf, Local wove paper.

One Anna, red


One Anna, red maroon

Unlisted in KM.
Type-25A+B , used in 1926-1937, size 29x44 Imperf, Local wove paper. Type-25 redrawn with new portrait and new star like medal on the ruler's left chest.

One Anna, red, Different faces of ruler.

Type-30, used in 1947-48, Imperf
 One Anna, pale rose

 One Anna, scarlet

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