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INDIA, George VI, watermarked paper used to print five and ten rupees (P.17 and 18) in 1943(?). The paper clearly shows watermark 'Reserve Bank of India', the denomination and the portrait of King George VI facing right; Calcutta tramways Company Limited, half anna, canteen coupon, 1953. A few light creases otherwise extremely fine. (3)
It is thought that this watermark paper was lost en route to the Indian Printing Works in Nasik during World War II, due to enemy action.
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