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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Indian Princely State Zainabad Fiscal Court fee and Revenue Stamps

Zainabad state is formerly Western India States Agency ,merged in Saurashtra, now in Gujarat State , area of state was 78 KM2 ( 7 villages ), and population of state was 3,414 in 1931, Privy purse of state on the time of accession (15Th Feb.1948 ) was Rs.33,800.
Revenue stamps :--
Type- 5, used in 1940-48, size 30x47mm., Perf. 11-1/2,Lithographed. Thick surfaced wove paper.

Revenue stamps, One Anna, dull green

Revenue stamps, Two Annas,violet

Revenue stamps, Eight Annas,  red-violet
Revenue stamps, One Rupee, dark blue

Later used in Saurashtra :--

Revenue stamps, Eight Annas, red-violet, overprinted "Saurashtra"

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