Tobacco Taxpaid on cannister
February 22, 2008 3:52AM
As I think one or more of you might be interested in revenues, I just added the item
to my PhilaMercury site.
Another interesting revenue used on a cover is discussed
February 23, 2008 4:38AM
That cover is extremely cool. I have examples of regular issues used as revenues, but no usages of revenues as regular postage.
U.S. Revenue Stamps
February 23, 2008 5:18AM
coinpictures - maybe my little article isn't clear enough. That Express stamp was used as a revenue stamp on that Nevada cover, not postage (express mail was subject briefly to revenue tax). Attempted usages of revenues for postage are much more common. Usually they were caught and marked postage due. A nice example that went thru is shown below: