265721 - Kharagpur

Note full stop

B4 with stop

All examples seen come form the Medinipur [Midnapore] area and the first weeks of the period. 


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KESHPUR/MIDNAPORE 15-11-71 on what appears to be an overseas airmail letter

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JALCHAK/MIDNAPORE 17-11-71 on what appears to be an overseas airmail letter

C4 with stop

From the Medical Superintendent, Eastern Railway and cancelled by set 3 of the Kharagpur Railway Mail Service. The ‘3’ of ‘Set 3’ is inverted. 

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From the Medical Superintendent, Eastern Railway and cancelled by set 3 of the Kharagpur Railway Mail Service. The ‘3’ of ‘Set 3’ is inverted. 

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Many examples have been found on the Family Planning stamp, all from the Kharagpur area, on both public and Service mail, from the start of the tax period.

C4 no stop

All examples seen come from the area west of Kolkata and from the start of the period of use. The handstamps are typically struck at an angle so that one side of the layout is heavier inked than the other. 



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MAHISHADAL 15 12 71 and postmarked for registration

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From Medinipur 27 December 1971, re-used envelope, registered with advice of delivery