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Posted 07/07/2019   12:10 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add stampavalanche to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
This was the other lot of documentary stamps included with the estate I purchased. Neat find!





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Posted 07/07/2019   01:00 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Louise411 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
What are the 1/8 cent and 1/4 cent ones for?
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Posted 07/18/2019   08:43 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Mr. Samsquanch to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I seems as though the 1/8 cent was used to pay tax on proprietry items.
the attached article says that any item sold for 5c or less was taxed 1/8 c. very interesting.

https://1898revenues.blogspot.com/2...rietary.html

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