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65 Rupees 1925, India

no number in katalog -
Years of issue: 14.04.1938
Signatures: Unknown signature
Serie: Stamped paper
Specimen of: 1916
Material: Cotton fiber
Size (mm): 205 х 125
Printer: TDLR (Thomas de la Rue & Company), London

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65 Rupees 1925



65 Rupees 1925The six-pointed stars and keys.


65 Rupees 1925

Across the field of stamped paper is a stylized leaf pattern. Two rosettes are in upper corners.

In the center, in three different frameworks, are the portraits of His Majesty the King of Great Britain George V. Above each portrait is denomination in rupees, in words.

HM The King George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert, 3 June 1865 - 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death.

George was a grandson of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and the first cousin of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany. From 1877 to 1891, he served in the Royal Navy. On the death of Victoria in 1901, George's father became King Edward VII, and George was made Prince of Wales. On his father's death in 1910, he succeeded as King-Emperor of the British Empire. He was the only Emperor of India to be present at his own Delhi Durbar.

As a result of the First World War (1914-1918), most other European empires fell while the British Empire expanded to its greatest effective extent. In 1917, George became the first monarch of the House of Windsor, which he renamed from the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha as a result of anti-German public sentiment. His reign saw the rise of socialism, communism, fascism, Irish republicanism, and the Indian independence movement, all of which radically changed the political landscape. The Parliament Act 1911 established the supremacy of the elected British House of Commons over the unelected House of Lords. In 1924 he appointed the first Labour ministry and in 1931 the Statute of Westminster recognised the dominions of the Empire as separate, independent states within the Commonwealth of Nations. He was plagued by illness throughout much of his later reign and at his death was succeeded by his eldest son, Edward VIII.

Stamped paper is thought to have been a Spanish invention, being introduced (or reinvented) in the Netherlands in the 1620s. It has been used widely in France (from 1651), Great Britain (from 1694), the United States, India and elsewhere.

It has been widely used around the world to collect taxes on documents requiring stamping, such as leases, agreements, receipts, court documents and many others. The papers are bought blank apart from the pre-printed stamp and are available from stationers, lawyers offices, post offices and courts according to local regulations. The parties to the matter then write their legal business on the paper and lodge it with the court or other interested party. This is an efficient way of collecting taxes and stamping documents without the need to submit them to a separate government stamp office.


65 Rupees 1925

I was trying to figure out the inscription on the reverse, but not everything is clear yet.

Similarly, it is clear, that the paper for the payment of fees in 1190 Rupees stamped in office of Poon... State (It looks like the seal simply climbed from paper and close to Punjab, but confirmation of this I did not find, as the current interpretation of the Punjab not started on Poon..).

The date on the paper - April 14, 1938, two years after the death of King George V, was apparently used the old form.

Also, it is clear, that it was issued to the company "Nazis f.C" by subordinate judge of District Court, and then appears the name - Mr.Ebrahim Abdul Rakinan Gailcliff.