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Thursday, November 24, 2011

Indian Princely State Rajkot Fiscal Court fee and Revenue Stamps

Rajkot state formerly Rewa Wsstern India States Agency, merged into Saurashtra; now in Gujarat state. area of state was 283 square miles (60 villages) ,and population of state was 75,540 in 1931.
Receipt & Bill :--
Type-20, used in 1880-1900, Imperf.
1 Anna
Revenue stamps :--
 Type-26, Size 32x38mm. Perf. 10. Thick wove paper.
 8 Annas, purple with color shades.
Error perf. shifted


Type-27, Size 29x34mm. Perf. 10-1/2. Thick wove paper.

2 Annas, blue-green

 Type-28, Size 25x30mm.  Wove paper.

 1 Anna, dark blue


 Type-30, used in 1925-35, Size 30x36mm. Photolitho-graphed, Thick Wove paper.

 4 Annas, carmine


Type-31, used in 1930-35, Size 25x30mm. Photolitho-graphed, Thick Wove paper.

1 Anna, dark blue

1 Anna, dark blue, Error perf. shifted


Type-32, used in 1935-40, Size 30x36mm. Wove paper.

 A. Printed on thick wove paper, Perf.11-1/2
 1 Anna, puple

 B. Printed on thin wove paper
 1 Anna, puple

 C. Rough perf.
 1 Anna, puple

 D. Gujarati value in thick letters

 8 Annas, blue



Type-33, used in 1940-49, Size 31x38mm.Perf. 11.Thick wove paper.

1 Anna, violet



Type-35, used in 1945-47, Size 31x38mm. Thick wove paper.

 1 Anna, violet



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