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INDIA Overview

Return To Catalogue - India 1854 issue - India 1854 issue, 4 Annas forgeries - 1855-1865 issues- 1866-1902 issues - 1902, King Edward VII issues - 1911, King George V issues - 1937, King George VI issues
cancels on early stamps - Fiscal stamps overview - Miscellaneous - Indian States, fiscal stamps

Indian states: Bogus issues - Alwar - Bamra - Barwani - Bhopal - Bhor - Bundi - Bussahir - Cashmir - Charkhari - Cochin - Datia (Duttia) - Dhar - Faridkot - Holkar (Indore) - Hyderabad (Haiderabad) - Jaipur - Jammu and Kashmir, circulars - Jammu and Kashmir 1866, 'old rectangular' issues - Jammu and Kashmir 1878, 'new rectangular' issues - Jhalawar, Jhind - Kishengarh - Las Bela - Morvi - Nandgaon - Nawanagar - Nepal - Orcha - Poonch - Rajpipla - Scinde - Sirmoor - Soruth (Saurashtra) - Travancore - Wadhwan

Chamba - Nabha - Faridkot (overprint on stamps of India) - Gwalior - Jhind - Patiala (Puttialla)

Currency: 12 Pies = 1 Anna; 16 Annas = 1 Rupie

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The first stamps to be issued in India, were those of Scinde in 1852, example:

Genuine


General issues, Queen Victoria part 1

1854 issues

India 1854 issue, 4 Annas forgeries

2 a green


General issues, Queen Victoria part 2

1855-1865 issues

1/2 a blue


General issues, Queen Victoria part 3

1866-1902 issues

9 p violet 6 a brown 1 a brown 3 p red


King Edward VII

1902, King Edward VII issues, example:

1/2 a green 'POSTAGE'


Stamp of India, overprinted for Gwalior in Indian characters


1911, King George V issues, example:

 


King George VI

1937, King George VI issues, example:

1/2 a brown
King George VI


After independence

In 1947 India became independent and issued 3 stamps with inscription '15th AUG 1947' (3 values)


Map of India, very common more modern stamp of India issued first in 1957, it exists in many values. These stamps also exists with "U.N.FORCE INDIA CONGO" overprint (1962) and with Indian overprint (1957).


Fiscal Stamps

6 a brown 1/4 Kori?

Fiscal stamps, overview


Indian States

Warning: Most stamps of the Indian States have been heavily forged!

Some stamps that are hard to identify:

1 a brown 1 a red
Dagger design: Alwar and Bundi. Also another stamp from Bundi.


Bhopal

1 a black on yellow, genuine?
Soruth (Saurashtra)

1/2 a brown
Hyderabad (Haiderabad)


Hyderabad, postal stationery, but inscription "POST STAMP", also exists in yellow color


Faridkot


Holkar (Indore)


Jasdan issue, 1946. Next to it a modern forgery of this stamp.


Jhalawar, Jhind


Kishengarh (fiscal stamps)


Nawanagar

1 anna
Cashmir, circular issues (left) - Jammu and Kashmir 1866, 'old rectangular' issues (middle) - Jammu and Kashmir 1878, 'new rectangular' issues (right)


Nepal

Examples of stamps of Nepal:


Stamps - Timbre-Poste - Briefmarken

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