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Posted 05/19/2019   6:33 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add johnconn to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I have been unable to find the stamp below in a catalog for Russia or related satellites. Any assistance would be much appreciated.



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Posted 05/19/2019   8:17 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nigelc to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi johnconn,

This is s Russian Theatre Tax revenue stamp from 1892.
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Posted 05/19/2019   8:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nice work Nigel, had me stumped.
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Posted 05/19/2019   8:52 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add johnconn to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Wow! That is impressive. Thanks so much.
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Very cool. Needed closure. Thanks.
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Posted 05/19/2019   11:01 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rod222 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Russian Theatre Tax Stamps.




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Posted 05/20/2019   12:54 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add floortrader to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The stamp is the middle value in the set of 5 issued in 1892,there is a 2k,5k,this 10k, 25k,and a 50k issues. This theatre tax was collected by the Household of the Empress Maria Feodorovna,and used for the benefit of poor children .
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Posted 05/20/2019   06:48 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add johnconn to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you. I hope Maria kicked in matching funds.
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