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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Indian Princely State Wankaner Fiscal Court fee and Revenue Stamps

Indian Princely State Wankaner Fiscal Court fee and Revenue Stamps :--
Wankaner state is formerly Western India States Agency (Kathiawar), merged in Saurashtra, now in Gujarat States, area of state was 1,080 KM2 ,and population of state was 44,259 in 1931, Privy purse of state on the time of accession (15Th Feb.1948 ) was Rs.1,80,000.
Revenue stamps :--
Type-17, issued in 1917-19, size 31x38mm. Perf. 11-1/2. Wove paper
Revenue stamps, Four Annas, deep red.


Revenue stamps, One Rupee, deep red.

Type-18, issued in 1919-32, size 31x39mm. Perf. 11-1/2. Wove paper
Revenue stamps, One Anna, light sage green.

Type- 19, issued in 1930-35, Type 18 redrawn, size 32x39mm. Perf. 11. Wove paper. In this series the portrait is large, stop after the English value.
Revenue stamps, Eight Annas,grey
Type-20, issued in 1935, size 31x39mm. Perf. 11-1/2. Wove paper.
Revenue stamps, One Anna., yellow green.


Revenue stamps, Four Annas, red


Revenue stamps, Eight Annas, dull green


Revenue stamps, One Rupee, deep grey-blue


Type- ?, Same as Type-20, rough Perf.
Revenue stamps, One Rupee, deep grey-blue

2 comments:

Jayanta Dutta said...

A nice collection very well attributed
Col J Dutta

Mineesh karayil said...

Very informative