TF20 Series of 1869 Manufactured Tobacco 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.

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Size

4.5" x 2.25"

Condition

used with tear near center

Denomination

96c

Paper

white silk

Series

1869

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