Revenue Stamps of Bhutan – 1954 -2018

Revenue Stamps of Bhutan – 1954 -2018

Revenue stamps have been issued by Bhutan in 1954, 1966/67 and 1996.

1954 – Four Revenue stamps in Tibetan Currency – 1 Trangka Blue, 2 Trangka Red, 4 Trangka, Green and 8 Trangka, Orange. These stamps were also made valid for Postage as on 01 Jan 1955/28 Sep 1955 until the introduction of postage stamps in 1962, but appear to have been used till 1964 /1988. A 1 Trangka stamp surcharged with Indian currency 10np is talked about but it seems to be a fake.

1966/67 – Two revenue stamps in Bhutan Currency 10 Chetrum (red colour), 25 Chetrum (Jade Colour). In 1967 another three revenue stamps in 20 Chetrum, 1 Nu & 5 Nu. All of them were printed at Indian Security Press Nashik(then Nasik). In the early 1970s, the 10 Ch stamp was surcharged officially in Purple to 15 Ch.

1996 – on 12 Jan 1996,┬áThe Ministry of Finance issued the following stamps

Revenue stamp – 1 Nu -Red Colour.

Three Non-Judicial Stamps – 10 Nu Brown, 100 Nu Purple, 500 Nu Pink.

Four Judicial Stamps – 5 Nu Green, 20 Nu Blue,50 Nu Orange, 100 Nu Yellow.

Post 1996 – Two Revenue/Judicial/Non- Judicial stamps are being listed which have been Printed by Cartor Security Printing France possibly post 1996. 10 Nu in Green and 5 Nu in Red. Any other details are welcome from anybody.

bhutan 10nu rev
BHUTAN 10 NU REVENUE
bhutan 5nu rev
BHUTAN 5 NU REVENUE -CARTOR SECURITY PRINTING

 

 

 

Pre – Independence India Share Transfer stamps – Gutter Pairs – Fiscals

Pre – Independence India Share Transfer stamps – Gutter Pairs – Fiscals

An important part of Philately is revenue stamps of Fiscals which includes a large variety of stamps though may not have been postal used or may not have postal value but are sought after by Philatelists , Fiscal and Revenue collectors alike.

A set of Nine share transfer stamps of Rupees ten as three gutter pairs is an interesting item. It features George V. Also listed are George V -one rupee and 4 As (annas) share transfer stamps and 2 As (annas) Edward VII share stamps of Pre Independence India.They have been used on a document dated 06 Sep 1935.

INDIA SHARE TRANSFER G PAIR
SHARE TRANSFER STAMPS -PRE INDEPENDENCE INDIA – GUTTER PAIR – GEORGE V
INDIA SHARE TRANSFER
SHARE TRANSFER STAMPS OF PRE -INDEPENDENCE INDIA – EDWARD VII AND GEORGE V