TE21a 1872 Provisional Manufactured Tobacco Snuff stamp

$200.00

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

5" x 2.5"

Condition

wrinkles, small tears, toned

Denomination

32c Two Pounds

Paper

white silk

Series

1872

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red hand stamp

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