Stamp Community Family of Web Sites
Thousands of stamps, consistently graded, competitively priced and hundreds of in-depth blog posts to read
Stamp Community Forum
 
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

Welcome Guest! Need help? Got a question? Inherit some stamps?
Our stamp forum is completely free! Register Now!

Found Some Stamps Laying Around In My Grandparents' Attic, Need Some Help Identifying

 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
Author Previous TopicReplies: 4 / Views: 525Next Topic  
New Member
Slovenia
3 Posts
Posted 07/03/2021   07:22 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add magicjani to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
They are probably not in a good condition since they were laying in paper bags and boxes, but I'm still curious what they were used for since most of them don't look like regular post stamps... My research states that they were used as tax revenue?

Can anyone provide any further insight? Especially the last two where the orange one has a red overprint.

https://file.si/d/1o1/20210703-125048
https://file.si/d/zZQ/20210703-125053
https://file.si/d/05n/20210703-125059

Thank you!
Send note to Staff

Valued Member
United States
133 Posts
Posted 07/03/2021   07:56 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add APS-ISWSC Member to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Most look like revenue stamps, not sure of the countr(ies), maybe Yugoslavia (sometimes spelled Jugoslavia), but the green ones are Yugoslavia 1950-51 series, Scott No. 346. Note that some of the text is Cyrillic ...
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Valued Member
United States
296 Posts
Posted 07/03/2021   11:42 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add classic_paper to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
These are a mix of Austrian Imperial, Russian Imperial (Tsarist), and Yugoslavian.

The Russian stamps date from 1902-1919, but the overprints show that they were used locally (Armenia, Estonia, etc for example).

The Austrians are 1879-series revenues, generally.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
New Member
Slovenia
3 Posts
Posted 07/04/2021   11:45 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add magicjani to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thank you so much!

What about the last 2? Why does the orange one have red overprint?

Are they worth anything overall?
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
United States
2467 Posts
Posted 07/04/2021   4:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add hy-brasil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The last 2 are of similar origin.

An Austria-Hungary revenue on the left; there were separate issues for each part. The orange stamp with red overprint on the right is again one of the Jugoslavian ones from the kingdom, with the overprint and arms changing the country name to the Federated Republic of Yugoslavia.

Good pictures, but please don't post from sites that require anything special to view. When downloaded, I got a hash of characters that looks like a steganographic hack.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
  Previous TopicReplies: 4 / Views: 525Next Topic  
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.


Go to Top of Page
Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Stamp Community assumes no liability for errors. Copyright 2005 - 2021 Stamp Community Family - All rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Stamp Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited.
Privacy Policy / Terms of Use    Advertise Here
Stamp Community Forum © 2007 - 2021 Stamp Community Forums
It took 0.14 seconds to lick this stamp. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.05