S19b Series of 1875 Manufactured Tobacco Snuff Essay/proof

$100.00

Use of stamps to show payment of taxes on tobacco was made mandatory by an Act of the 40th Congree approved July 20, 1868. Prior to that date various procedures had been used in collecting taxes, principally by monthly statement under oath. Tax rate, at inception of stamp use, was 16c per pound on tobacco with stems, and 32c per pound on tobacco without stems.

Additional information

Size

28 x 40mm

Condition

VF

Denomination

2c

Paper

green silk on card

Series

1875

Catalog Value

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