PALANPUR. Postal history & stationery


A small sheet of writing paper embossed in red with royal arms above a scoll reading THE PALACE PALANPUR . This bears a short message printed in gold in Arabic, possibly an invitation or special announcement. This is contained in a small envelope addressed to a Bahadur Khan, with two George V stamps and posted 27 March 1934 in Palanpur with an air mail Jodhpur receipt cancellation of the following day. Palanpur was an eleven gun salute state in Western India with a largely Hindu population with a ruling family of Afghan Musli, origin.   jun22/2  SOLD 25th June 2024