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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

INDIAN PRINCELY STATE DHRANGADHRA REVENUE FISCAL STAMPS

Dhrangadhra state was formerly Western India (Kathiawar) States Agency; merged into Saurashtra ; now in Gujarat State. area of state was 3,023 KM2 ,and population of state was 88,961 in 1931. Privy purse of state on the time of accession (15Th Feb.1948 ) was Rs.380,000.
Court fee stamps :--
Type-9, used in 1908-14, size 116x53mm., Perf.12. Wove paper.

Maharaja Sri Ajitsinhji (1900-1911)
Two Annas, red


Eight Annas, brown-violet

Ten Rupees, green


Revenue stamps :--
Type-33, used in 1904, size 35x45mm.Imperf., Printed on design paper.Thick wove paper.

Two Annas, black


Type-35, used in 1904-25, size 40x32mm.(Oval) Perf. 12, Wove paper. Lithographed.Roulette in color of stamp. Wove paper.

One Anna, olive-green.


Other value--
One Rupee, value printed in black ink

 

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