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Thursday, July 1, 2010

Indian Princely State Bilkha Fiscal Court fee and Revenue Stamps

Bilkha ( Najwala, Bilkha Najwala, Naja Kala ) A small offshoot of the Jetpur taluka, formerly Western Kathiawar Agency, merged in Saurashtra, now in Gujarat State , area of state was 350 KM2 ,and population of state was 29,633 in 1931, Privy purse of state on the time of accession (15Th February 1948 ) was Rs.1,00,000.
Court fee stamps :--
Type- 1, used in 1905-15, size 36x35mm., Perf. 12 Colored wove local paper.

One Anna, black/orange
Type-8, used in 1924-28, size 63x38mm.,Rough perf. 11 Thin wove paper.

 One Anna,black.

Type- 10, used in 1932-40, size 76x35mm., Perf. 10-1/2 Surfaced wove paper.

One Anna, pink

 Two Annas, blue

 Four Annas, bistre

Eight Annas, black

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