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INDIAN STATES, Las Bela, Morvi, Nandgaon and Nawanagar

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Many forgeries exist of the Indian States: see the excellent site http://www.princelystates.com/CurrentIssue/ff-04-01a.shtml for more information.


LAS BELA

1879 Inscription 'LAS BELA STATE' or 'LAS BELA'

  1/2 a black on blue
  1 a black on red (1901)

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1/2 a** 
1 a**** 

In 1907 Las Bela stopped issuing its own stamps.


MORVI

Morvi issued stamps from 1931 on, examples:


(Inscription 'MORVI STATE POSTAGE')


NANDGAON (Nandgam)

1892, Large stamps, inscription 'FEUDATORY STATE RAJ NANDGAM O P'

  1/2 a blue
  2 a red

Surcharged with 'M.B.D.' (actually a cancel)

(Sorry, no picture available yet)

  1/2 a blue
  2 a red

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1/2 a*** 
2 a***** 
Surcharged with 'M.B.D.' (actually a cancel)
1/2 a-** 
2 a-*** 

I do not know if genuinely used cancelled stamps exist.

 

1893 Indian inscriptions in an ellipse

(Sorry, no picture available yet, if you have a picture of these stamps, please contact me!)

  1/2 a green
  1 a red
  2 a red

Surcharged with 'M.B.D.'
  1/2 a green
  1 a red
  1 a brown (reprint)
  1 a blue (reprint)
  2 a red

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1/2 a*** 
1 a red*** 
2 a*** 
Surcharged with 'M.B.D.' (actually a cancel)
1/2 a-** 
1 a red -** 
1 a brown-?Reprint
1 a blue-?Reprint
2 a-** 

NAWANAGAR

1877 Sword

  1 p blue

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 p c* 

 

1890 Four lines of Indian text

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  1 p black on red
  2 p black on green
  3 p black on yellow

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 p *** 
2 p**** 
3 p**** 

I've been told that the next stamps are forgeries:


(Forgeries)

 

1893 Arms, with indian text

  1 p black
  2 p green
  3 p orange

Value of the stamps

vc = very common
c  = common
*  = not so common
** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon
R   = rare
RR  = very rare
RRR = extremely rare
ValueUnusedUsedRemarks
1 p *** 
2 p**** 
3 p***** 

Imperforate forgeries exist.

Nawanagar used stamps of India from the end of 1895 onwards.


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