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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

India-Gwalior-1903-1911-2 King Edward the 7th 2 Anna Postage Stamps-Illustrated

Illustrated below is the 2 Anna stamp issued for Gwalior, an Indian Feudatory State during British rule. The stamp was part of a set of twelve values from 3 Pies to 2 Rupees. Within the set some of the values are known with colour varieties and shades. The 2 Anna, 4 Anna and 8 Anna are known to have colour shades. The 2 Anna illustrated below has shades from pale violet to mauve. The pale violet slightly more highly valued used than the mauve but the mauve more highly valued mint than the pale violet.

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