TF14 Manufactured Tobacco Stamp, Series of 1868, 50 pounds

 

$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.

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Additional information

Springer Catalog Number

TF14

Condition

used with short corners

Tax Class

32c/lb

Paper

white wove

Series

1868

Cancel

circular die cut

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