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Posted 04/24/2009   11:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add ikandiggit to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
I found this one in my "new" stamp collection. The color is off and slightly blurry because I had to put it under glass. It was rolled up.

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Edited by ikandiggit - 04/25/2009 12:45 am

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Posted 04/25/2009   03:02 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Drudenfus to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
That's a revenue stamp from Austria.
The border says "Kais. Koen. Oest. Stempelmarke", abbreviation for "Kaiserlich-Königlich Österreichische Stempelmarke". Which translates to "Imperial-Royal Austrian revenue stamp".

It's not in my Austria Netto catalog, though.
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Posted 04/25/2009   03:19 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add warrehouse to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Drudenfus, I knew you'd cover this one!
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Posted 04/25/2009   08:17 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikandiggit to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you for the information!
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Posted 05/05/2009   09:35 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add WpgLwr to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Be wary of some of those Austrian revenues -- they are printed on paper that will self-destruct if soaked...
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