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Sunday, August 22, 2010

Indian Princely State Samthar Fiscal Court fee and Revenue Stamps

Samthar state Formerly Central India (Bundelkhand ) Agency, now in Madhya Pradesh State , area of state was 461 square KM ( 90 villages ) ,and population of state was 33,472 in 1901.Privy purse of state on the time of accession (1st January1950 ) was Rs.51,800.
Court fee stamps :--
Type- 10, used in 1942-48, size 90x46mm. Imperf. Wove paper.

Two Annas, orange

Two Annas, pale lemon

Revenue stamps :--
Type-20, used in 1940-45, size of stamps 28x32mm., Perf. 10, Wove paper.

One Anna, pale green

1 comment:

sanjan said...

these stamps are very important for scholars. samthar was a prominent alliance princely state of Bundelkhand agency but it is now part of District Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh not Madhya Pradesh. plz correct the imformation.