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Posted 06/18/2017   8:16 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add WildCardRob to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Not sure where or what the label is from. Any help gents?

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Posted 06/18/2017   8:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add hy-brasil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It's indeed from Mexico.

It's a "back-of-the-book" issue, a postal tax stamp that benefited child welfare and was mandatory on mail during certain periods. It cost 1 centavo (fancy rendering in circle). This dates from 1929, Scott # RA8. There is a Scott-listed design variety. Both are minimum value. A near-similar design in brown (5c) or green (2c) also exist, I believe used for mail rates other than domestic first class.

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Edited by hy-brasil - 06/18/2017 8:48 pm
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Posted 06/18/2017   9:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add WildCardRob to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you good sir!
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