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U.S. Revenue stamps - continued

Future Delivery stamps

Scott RC1, 1¢, plate number 10745

Scott RC3A, 5¢, straddle plate number 31102

Scott RC4, 10¢, straddle plate number 28210

Scott RC13, $5, plate number 55485

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Scott RC14, $10, plate number 55488

Image courtesy of eBay / 1typesetter

Scott RC22, 1¢, plate number 10743

 

Wine stamps

Scott RE18, 1¢, hand-entered plate number 366

Scott RE20, 2¢, hand-entered plate number 386

Scott RE20, 2¢, plate number A113

Scott RE24, 6¢, plate number A125

Scott RE30, $2 used, hand-entered plate number 413

 

Beer stamps

1871 series

Scott REA22b, 1/4 barrel / 25¢, gray silk paper, frame plate number 28

Scott REA25, 1/2 barrel / 25¢, gray silk paper, frame plate number 33

Scott REA26, 1/2 barrel / 50¢, white silk paper, frame plate number 5

1875 series

Scott REA31, 1/6 barrel / 16-2/3¢, vignette plate number 17

Scott REA34, 1/2 barrel / 50¢, vignette plate number 13

1878 series

Scott REA38, 1/6 barrel / 16-2/3¢, green paper, plate number 1836

Scott REA39c, 1/4 barrel / 25¢, pale green paper, plate number 49

Scott REA39e, 1/4 barrel / 25¢, blue paper, green plate number 1

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott REA39f, 1/4 barrel / 25¢, dark blue paper, green plate number 2

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott REA40d, 1/3 barrel / 33-1/3¢, light blue paper, black plate number 1579

Scott REA41e, 1/2 barrel / 50, blue paper, yellow plate number 1

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott REA41f, 1/2 barrel / 50, dark blue paper, yellow plate number 1

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott REA43, 1 hogshead / $2, green paper, plate number 1

1898 Provisional issues

Scott REA48a, 1 barrel handstamp surcharge on 1/2 barrel, plate number 7588

Scott REA50, $4 surcharge on $2, plate number 3611

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott REA52b, 1 barrel handstamp surcharge on Scott REA38e, plate number 1979

Scott REA59, 1/3 barrel / 33-1/3¢, plate number 8782

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott REA60, 1/2 barrel / 50¢, green plate number 1

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott REA66, 1/6 barrel / 26-2/3¢, plate number 12525

Image from the discovery copy reported in February 2016 United States Specialist

Scott REA67, 1/4 barrel / 40¢, plate number 12934

Image courtesy of eBay / northstamp

1902 series

Scott REA79c, 1/2 barrel / 50¢, light blue paper, plate number 20320

1909-11 series

Scott REA83, 1/6 barrel / 16-2/3¢, plate number 33190

Scott REA94, 1/2 barrel / 75¢, straddle plate number 462xx

1914 emergency series, surcharged

Scott REA97, 1/6 barrel / (25¢) surcharge on Scott REA83, straddle plate number 461xx

Scott REA99A, 1/3 barrel / (50¢) surcharge on Scott REA78d, plate number 14920

Scott REA100, 1/2 barrel / (75¢) surcharge on Scott REA86, straddle plate number (46)873

1914 series

Scott REA106, 1/8 barrel / 18-3/4¢, straddle plate number 462xx

Scott REA109, 1/2 barrel / 75¢, straddle plate number xxx65

1916 series

Scott REA116, 1/2 barrel / 75¢, straddle plate number (53)724

1917 series, surcharged "Act of 1917"

Scott REA118, 1/8 barrel / (37-1/2¢) surcharge on REA106, straddle plate number 46xxx

Scott REA121, 1/4 barrel / (75¢) surcharge on REA108, straddle plate number 462xx

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott REA122, 1/4 barrel / (75¢) surcharge on Scott REA115, straddle plate number (53)870

Scott REA122c, 1/4 barrel / (75¢) surcharge on Scott REA115, straddle plate number 538xx

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott REA124, 1/2 barrel / ($1.50) surcharge on Scott REA116, straddle plate number 563xx

Scott REA124d, inverted overprint error, plate number 58999

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

1918 series

Scott REA137, ($1.50) on 37-1/2¢, straddle plate number 46211

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott REA139a, ($1.50) on 37-1/2¢, straddle plate number 53786

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott REA143 1/2 barrel / ($3.00) surcharge on Scott REA124c, straddle plate number F65718

Scott REA145 1 barrel / ($12.00) surcharge on Scott REA125c, straddle plate number 60493

Scott REA147 1 barrel / ($12.00) surcharge on Scott REA111, straddle plate number 46258

 

Distilled Spirits stamps

Scott RX??, 1 pint, plate number F127694, with C.S. indicating Chromium Steel plate finishing

The Scott RX prefix is assigned to Distilled Sprits Excise stamps, which are denominated in monetary values from 1¢ to $10,000.

The above example is denominated in volume (1 pint) and does not appear to be listed in Scott.

 

Industrial Alcohol Transfer stamps

Scott R???, plate number 98907

This is more of an authorization stamp than a service or tax stamp. It does not appear to be listed in Scott.

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

 

Playing Card stamps

Scott RF1, 2¢, plate number 5105

Scott RF2, 2¢ ultramarine, plate number 5110

Scott RF2a, 2¢ blue, plate number 5109

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott RF2b, 2¢, imperforate error, plate number 5110

Scott RF3, 2¢ blue, rouletted 7, plate number 5109

Scott RF3a, 2¢ ultramarine, rouletted 7, plate number 5109

Scott RF3p, 2¢, hyphen-hole perf 7, plate number 9330

Scott RF5, 2¢, plate number 44208

Scott RF5a, inverted surcharge, plate number 44208

Image courtesy of Michael E. Aldrich, Inc.

Scott RF14, 2¢, plate number 42210

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott RF17, (8¢) "Class A," plate number 81117

Scott RF19, 10¢, plate number 96493

Scott RF20, 10¢ precanceled coil, plate number 105766

Scott RF21, 10¢, plate number 96495

Scott RF22, 10¢, right-side pair illustrating the difference between plate number 96495 (blue) and counting number 45 (red)

Scott RF23, 10¢, plate number 121666

Scott RF24, 10¢, perf 10 (1930), plate number F119006

Scott RF25, 10¢, perf 11 (1931), plate number F119005

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott RF29, 1 pack, plate number 143948

The playing card tax stamps were no longer denominated in cents but rather per pack.

 

Silver Tax stamps

First series, overprinted "SILVER TAX"

Scott RG1, 1¢, plate number 31134

Scott RG2, 2¢, straddle plate number 22964

Scott RG4, 4¢, straddle plate number 28151

Scott RG7, 10¢, plate number 28210

Scott RG9, 25¢, plate number 2008

Scott RG11, 50¢, straddle plate number 32111

Scott RG12, 80¢, plate number 32014

Scott RG13, $1, plate number F99671

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Scott RG14, $2, plate number 103156

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Scott RG16, $4, plate number 125040

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Second series, overprinted with lower "SILVER TAX" and "Series 1940"

Scott RG41, 5¢, plate number 38282

Scott RG48, 80¢, plate number 35011

Scott RG49, $1, plate number F134105

Scott RG50, $2, plate number 138613

Scott RG54, $10, plate number 55486

 

Cigarette Tax stamps

Scott RH1, 1¢, straddle plate number 8880

Ivester CB136 var, Customs Baggage stamp provisionally handstamped/overprinted for use as customs cigarette stamp, plate number 140842F

Image courtesy of Hermann Ivester

 

Tobacco Sale Tax stamps

Scott RJ1, 1¢, plate number 22947

Scott RJ2, 2¢, straddle plate number 28150

Scott RJ3, 5¢, plate number 31103

Scott RJ4, 10¢, plate number 28210

Scott RJ5, 25¢, plate number 10033

Scott RJ6, 50¢, straddle plate number 32111

Scott RJ10, $10, plate number 55488

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Scott RJ11, $20, used, plate number 57658

 

Narcotics stamps

Scott RJA21, $1, plate number 55341

Image courtesy of eBay / buystamps

Scott RJA33, 1¢, plate number 1978

Scott RJA34, 2¢, plate number 2001

 

Marijuana stamps

Scott RJM1, $1, plate number 134105

Scott RJM2, $5, plate number 55484

Scott RJM3, $10, plate number 55487

The marijuana plate number singles are photographically cropped from blocks of 10 from the Smithsonian deaccession. Images courtesy of Matthew Bennett International.

 

Snuff Tax stamps

Scott TE58, 3 pounds, plate number A5

Scott TE59, 5 pounds, plate number A7

Scott TE193A, 2 ounces, straddle plate number 2895

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

 

1935 Potato stamps

The potato stamps paid a tax on potatoes, per pound. Plate numbers were trimmed from the printed sheets, and partial plate numbers are found only on miscut panes.

Scott RI14, 2 pounds, plate number 132964

Scott RI15, 5 pounds, plate number 132966

Image courtesy of Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions

Scott RI17, 25 pounds, plate number 132981

Scott RI18, 50 pounds, plate number 132962

Image courtesy of the United States Stamp Society, Durland Catalog

 

Firearms stamps

Scott RY1, $1, plate number 134104

 

Boating stamps

Scott RVB1, $1, plate number 54488

Scott RVB2, $3, plate number 54532

 

Cigar stamps

Springer TC120A, 500 cigars, plate number 2248

Springer TC123c, 100 cigars, straddle plate number 36??

Springer TC179b, 250 cigars, 1910, plate number 36726

 

Consular Service stamps

Scott RK5, $2.50 perf 12, plate number 22084

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Scott RK11, $2 perf 10, captured plate number 22076

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Scott RK15, 30¢ perf 11, captured plate number 22081

Scott RK16 var, $1 perf 11, imperf at right, plate number 22075

Scott RK17 var, $2 perf 11, imperf at right, plate number 22076

Scott RK18 var, $2.50 perf 11, imperf at right, plate number 22084

With so few plate number images of RK consular service stamps, and so many imperf at right, we have to wonder if that is how they were issued? Any information that can help clarify this is appreciated.

 

Customs Fee stamps

Scott RL1, 20¢, plate number 2018

Scott RL2, 30¢, plate number 2016

Scott RL3, 40¢, plate number 2020

Scott RL5, 60¢, plate number 2014

Scott RL8, 90¢, plate number 2019

Images of RL2 through RL8 courtesy of eBay / 1typesetter

 

Private Die Match stamps

Scott RO130c, plate number 7

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott RO135d, plate number 52

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

Scott RO176d, reversed plate number 238

Image courtesy of Eric Jackson

 

Private Die Medicine stamps

Scott RS286p, hyphen-hole perf, plate number 8827

Scott RS286r, rouletted, plate number 8827

 

Private Die Perfumery stamps

Scott RT2P3, 1¢ proof on India, plate number 100

Image courtesy of Bill Langs

Scott RT13TC3, 2¢ trial color proof on India, plate number 128

Image courtesy of Bill Langs

These stamps were originally printed by American Bank Note Company. When BEP took over the printing, they erased the ABNCo imprints but retained the original plate numbers even though they did not fit in the BEP plate numbering scheme.

1940 Cotton Order stamps

unlisted, 25¢ proof, plate number 142811

Image courtesy of Chris Steenerson, from the Smithsonian collection.

 

1889-92 Hydrometer labels

unlisted, proof, plate number 1500

Image courtesy of Chris Steenerson, from the Smithsonian collection.

 

West Virginia Property Transfer Tax stamps

       

     

Serial late number singles (not plate numbers) photographically cropped from serial number blocks of the $1.10, $3.30, $8.80, $14.30, $34.10 and $62.70 values of the West Virginia property transfer tax stamps.

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