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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Indian Princely State Indore ( Holkar ) Fiscal Court fee and Revenue Stamps

Indore state formerly Central India Agency, now in Madhya Pradesh State. Area of state was 9,902 Sq miles, population of state was 13,25,089 in 1931. Privy purse of state on the time of accession ( 1St June 1949 ) was Rs.5,00,000.
Court fee stamps :--
Type- 1, used in 1886, size 28x36mm., Perf. 14-1/2, Wove paper. Lithographed.

One Anna, red


Type- 2, used in 1890-1900, size 28x36mm., Perf. 15, Wove paper. Engraved.

One Anna, brown red


Type- 8, used in 1905, size 87x52mm., Wove paper.

 One Anna, pale brown


One Anna, red brown

Type- 12, used in 1920-40, size 92x55mm.,Wove paper.
 One Anna, chocolate

Eight Annas, orange-red

Ten Annas, olive

Type- 12A, used in 1940, size 87x52mm., Perf.11, Wove paper. Definitive for Indore city use.
One Anna, violet

Type- 14, used in 1930-34, size 92x55mm.,Wove paper.

One Anna, red brown
Two Annas, red brown

Ten Annas, olive

Documentart stamps :--
Type- 20, used in 1905, size 28x36mm.,Perf.10-1/2 Wove paper.
 One Anna, vermilion

Revenue stamps :--
Type- 37, used in 1880, size 30mm.diameter, Imperf, Thin wove paper. Hand stamped in black. Cut out and affixed as adhesive to document.

One Anna, Printed on various Types of color paper



Type- 40, used in 1940, size 22x28mm.,Perf.14, Wove paper.
 One Anna, ultra and gold

Type- 41, used in 1935-40, size 24x28mm., Wove paper.
One Anna, deep carmine 


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