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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Indian Princely State Kathiawar Fiscal Court fee and Revenue Stamps

Kathiawar state is formerly British Political Agency on the peninsular or western portion of the old province of Gujarat, now in Gujarat State , area of state was 23,445 miles2 ( 128 villages ), and population of state was 26,45,805 in 1901.
Court fee stamps :--
Type-2,  British India Court fee series of 1882 Victoria  overprinted "CURRENT /ONLY IN/ KATHIAWAR" reading upward in black upper and lower case typograph in English and Gujarati.
 1 Anna, lilac

 
8 Anna, lilac

Type-3,  British India Court fee series of 1904 Edward VII. overprinted "CURRENT /ONLY IN/ KATHIAWAR" reading upward in black upper and lower case typograph in English and Gujarati.

 1 Anna, lilac

 4 Annas, lilac

8 Annas, lilac

1 Rupee, lilac

 3 Rupees, lilac

3 Rupees, lilac

5 Rupees, lilac

Type-4,  British India Court fee series of 1913 George V. overprinted "CURRENT /ONLY IN/ KATHIAWAR" reading upward in black upper and lower case typograph in English and Gujarati.

 1 Anna, lilac

 4 Annas, lilac

   8 Annas, lilac


  1 Rupee, lilac

 2 Rupees, lilac

 3 Rupees, lilac, unlisted in KM

 5 Rupees, lilac, unlisted in KM

Type-5, issued in 1917, British India Court fee series of 1913 KGV overprinted "CURRENT ONLY IN KATHIAWAR" single-line horizontal typograph in bold black sans-serif caps in English and Gujarati.

1 Anna, lilac

 4 Annas, lilac

 8 Annas, lilac

1 Rupee, lilac

2 Rupees, lilac


Type-10, used in 1892-1903, size 65x54mm. Perf.12,Typographed in black on colored  laid paper.

Two Anna, white


Four Annas, white


Eight Annas, white


One Rupee, brown


Two Rupess, deep magenta


Three Rupees, olive green


Five Rupees,  brown violet


WESTERN INDIA STATE AGENCY
In 1924, Eastern Kathiawar and Western Kathiawar were combined into a new political unit, the Western India State Agency.
Type-15, issued in 1925, British India Court fee series of 1913 KGV overprinted "CURRENT ONLY IN W.I.S. AGENCY" two line horizontal typograph in black sans-serif caps in English and in bold Gujarati below.overprinted "

1 Anna, lilac

4 Annas, lilac

 8 Annas, lilac

 1 Rupee, lilac

 2 Rupees, lilac

 3 Rupees, lilac
Type-20, issued in 1938, British India Court fee series of 1937 KGVI overprinted "CURRENT ONLY IN W.I.S. AGENCY" two line horizontal typograph in black sans-serif caps in English and in bold Gujarati below.overprinted " 
1 Anna, plum

1 Annas, plum

8 Annas, plum

 1 Rupee, plum

 2 Rupees,plum

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