King George VI Issues


Date(s) of Issue: 1937 - 1943
Occasion:
Watermark: Multiple stars
Perforation: 14
 
 

Sc# 150

Sc# 151

Sc# 152

Sc# 153

 
 

Sc# 154
Dak Runner

Sc# 155
Dak Bullock Cart

 
 

Sc# 156
Dak Tonga

Sc# 157
Dak Camel

Sc# 158
Mail Train

 
 

Sc# 159
Mail Steamer

Sc# 160
Mail Lorry

Sc# 161
Mail Plane

The designs of the 1937 series of issues were based upon the designs drawn by Mr. H. Archer. There were as many as 8 large pictorial issues as shown above depicting the different modes of transport for carrrying mails in India. The denominations issued were 2 annas, 2-1/2 annas, 3 annas. 3-1/2 annas, 4 annas, 6 annas, 8 annas and 12 annas.

Some high values were also issued keeping in tradition with the earlier rupee editions of King George V. Some images are shown below.
 
 


Sc# 162

Sc# 163

Sc# 165

Other low value issues showing the profile of the king are shown below.
 


Sc# 168

Sc# 169

Sc# 170

Sc# 171

Sc# 172

 
 

Sc# 172a

Sc# 173

Sc# 174

Sc# 175

Sc# 176

 
 

Sc# 177

Sc# 178

Sc# 179



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Reference: The Silver Key to the Golden Treasury of Indian Philately.
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