Friday, May 22, 2009

Express Cancels: Wetherell's Express

Wetherell's Express handstamp on American Express 1900 printed cancel.
One cent hyphen hole with right-side guideline.

Back on May 14, the tax provision was reviewed that required express companies to pay documentary taxes. As a reminder, taxed a one cent were bills of lading, manifests, or other memorandum of shipment for goods shipped by railroad or steamboat company, carrier, express company, or corporation.

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