TF18 Series of 1869 Manufactured Tobacco India 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

Springer Catalog Number

TF18 P1

Condition

repaired corners, stains

Paper

india

Series

1869

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