Postage stamps and postal history of Bahawalpur
On 1 December 1947 the state issued its first regular stamp, a commemorative stamp for the 200th anniversary of the ruling family, depicting Mohammad Bahawal Khan I, and inscribed "BAHAWALPUR". A series of 14 values appeared 1 April 1948, depicting various Nawabs and buildings. A handful of additional commemoratives ended with an October 1949 issue commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Universal Postal Union. After this the state adopted Pakistani stamps for all uses.
- Dr. Captain U.A.G.Isani & Syed Abid Hussain The Amirate of Bhawalpur: Postal History and Stamps (1932-1949).
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