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Help Identify Torn George Washington 2 Cent Stamp - Revenue Stamp?

 
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Posted 10/20/2020   10:00 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add sunnynature22 to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I found a daguerreotype cabinet photo. On back is a torn George Washington two-cent stamp. I think this is a revenue stamp.

Here are photos of the actual daguerreotype https://flic.kr/s/aHsmRCiwo6 Thx!
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Posted 10/20/2020   10:52 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add John Becker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Yes, it is a U.S. revenue stamp.
Photos were taxed in this manner Aug 1, 1864-Aug 1, 1866.
Several articles can be found via Google with search terms of: 1864 photograph tax
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