Thursday, February 23, 2012
FLAGS IN COAT-OF-ARMS ON BIJAWAR PRINCELY STATE FISCALS
"FLAGS IN COAT-OF-ARMS" ON PRINCELY STATE OF BIJAWAR FISCALS
By Col Jayanta dutta
Bijawar state was formerly in Central India (Bundelkhand Agency). The area of state was 2520 KM2 and with a population of 1,10,500 in 1901. The Privy purse of state on the time of accession (1 January 1950) was Rs. 5,20,000.
Only one type of court fee stamp is known which has the coat-of-arms with flags.
Known used in 1944-48, size 75x38mm. Wove paper, Printer: L.V.Indap & Co, Bombay
Indap specimen with rubber stamp SAMPLE OF NO VALUE
4 (Four) Annas, blue
Four Annas, green-blue,
Note; The Hindi value panel contains Aa first
One Rupee, brown. (1 Re)
One Rupee, yellow brown. (Re1)
Two Rupees, red, value unrecorded in KM
To be continued