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Monday, May 3, 2010

Indian Princely State Bhavnagar Fiscal Court fee and Revenue Stamps

Indian Princely State Bhavnagar Fiscal Court fee and Revenue Stamps
Bhavnagar state formerly Western (Kathiawar) India States Agency, merged into Saurashtra ; now in Gujarat state. area of state was 7669 square miles ,and population of state was 11,048 in 1931. Privy purse of state on the time of accession (15Th Feb.1948 ) was Rs.10,00,000
Court fee stamps :--
Type-3, issue in 1904, size 32x35mm. Perf. 12-1/2, Wove paper, Engraved printing, Printer : Waterlow & Sons Ltd. London.
1 Anna, deep violet

4 Annas,bistre


Type-4, issue in 1935-40, size 28x37mm. Perf. 12-1/2, Wove paper, Engraved printing.

 1 Anna, violet


 2 Annas, blue



4 Annas, yellow brown


 8 Annas, brown


Type-5, used in 1940-48, Type-4 redrawn, lithograph, overprinted "SAURASHTRA "
 

1 Anna


 2 Annas


Type-?,Overprinted U.S.S. REVENUE POSTAGE SAURASHTRA in four line. 

One Anna

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