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U.S. Revenue stamps - continued

Future Delivery stamps

Scott RC1, 1¢, plate number 10745

Scott RC3A, 5¢, pair with plate number 31102

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 473

 

Beer stamps

1871 series

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

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

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

1875 series

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

1878 series

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

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

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

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

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

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

1914 emergency series, surcharged

Scott REA97, 1/6 barrel / (25¢) surcharge on Scott REA83, used, 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, used, plate number (46)873

1914 series

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

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

1916 series

Scott REA116, 1/2 barrel / 75¢, used, plate number (46)724

1917 series, surcharged "Act of 1917"

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

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

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

1918 series

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

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

Scott REA147 1 barrel / ($12.00) surcharge on Scott REA111, 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.

 

Playing Card stamps

Scott RF1, 2¢, plate number 5105

Scott RF2, 2¢, plate number 5110

Scott RF2b, 2¢, plate number 5110

Scott RF3, 2¢, plate number 5109

Scott RF3a, 2¢, plate number 5109

Scott RF3p, 2¢, used, plate number 9330

Scott RF5, 2¢, used, plate number 44208

Scott RF17, "Class A," plate number 81117

Scott RF19, 10¢, plate number 96493

Scott RF20, 10¢ used, 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, used, 10¢, partial plate number 121666

Scott RF24, 10¢, plate number F119006

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¢, pair with plate number 22964

Scott RG4, 4¢, pair with plate number 28151

Scott RG7, 10¢, plate number 28210

Scott RG9, 25¢, plate number 2008

Scott RG11, 50¢, pair with plate number 32111

Scott RG12, 80¢, plate number 32014

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¢, pair with plate number 8880

 

Tobacco Sale Tax stamps

Scott RJ1, 1¢, plate number 22947

Scott RJ2, 2¢, pair with plate number 28150

Scott RJ3, 5¢, plate number 31103

Scott RJ4, 10¢, pair with plate number 28210

Scott RJ11, $20, used, plate number 57658

 

Narcotics stamps

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

 

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, partial plate number 132964

Scott RI17, 25 pounds, partial 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, partial plate number 36??

Springer TC179b, 250 cigars, 1910, plate number 36726

 

Consular Service stamps

Scott RK15 used, 30¢, plate number 22081

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

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

Scott RK18 var used, $2.50, 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.

 

West Virginia Property Transfer Tax stamps

       

     

Plate number singles photographically cropped from plate 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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