Monday, May 25, 2009

Battleship Revenues: 5 Cent Documentary

Unused roulette single.
Used hyphen hole single

Unused 5 cent documentary hyphen hole block of 4. Upper left stamp scuffed.

TAXES: A single explicit 5 cent tax was levied for each $100 of value or fraction thereof for bonds, debentures, certificates of indebtedness, and new issues of stock.
5 cent documentary stamps were often used by insurance companies to pay taxes on insurance policies.

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