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Sunday, December 12, 2010

Indian Princely State Mandi Fiscal Court fee and Revenue Stamps

Mandi state formerly Punjab Hill States Agency, now in Himachal Pradesh State, area of state was 2,950 sq KM ,and population of state was 207,465 in 1931. Privy purse of state on the time of accession (15Th April 1948 ) was Rs.2,20,000.
Court fee stamps :--
Type-5, used in 1930-40, size 83x40mm. Perf. 11-1/2, Wove paper.
4 Annas, blue

 Eight Annas, blue

Type-8, used in 1939-45, size 85x39mm. Perf.12, Wove paper.

Four Annas, deep crimson

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