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(The image on the right is a colorized photocopy
to show the location of the tortoise.)


Sarangarh is in S.E. India approx. 100 mi. E. of Raipur.

Catalog # Denom.      Date      Turtle      Description      Comment

4 Annas Stylized Tortoises Revenue stamp (for copies) printed directly on a legal form. (See image for details). Two tortoises on seal of Sarangarh State.

KM P- 451 1 Anna 1936 Unidentified Tortoise Imperf revenue stamp printed in violet ink on pink paper. Depicts tortoise and the words "SARANGARH", "RECEIPT", "ONE ANNA", and "FEUDATORY CHIEF", plus other indecipherable characters. Although reported to exist only as proofs, used copies on various documents DO exist.

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