REA38e Series 1878 Beer Stamp, 12 1/2c

$80.00

Federal beer tax US revenue stamps first appeared in 1866. No stamps were produced between 1919 and 1932, during the Prohibition Era in the United States. Production of federal beer tax stamps was resumed in 1933 and discontinued in 1951.

The federal beer tax rates were $1.00 per barrel from 1878 to 1898, $2.00 per barrel from 1898 to 1901, $1.60 per barrel in 1901, and $1.00 per barrel in 1902, with a standard barrel containing approximately 31.5 gallons of beer.

Additional information

Catalog Number

REA38e

Condition

horizontal crease/small hole

Tax Class

12 1/2c

Paper

dark blue

Series

1878

Cancel

violet handstamp

Catalog Value

150.00

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