My Revenue Stamp Collection Newest Additions

These are the newest additions to my collection.

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Scott # R250. Added November 25, 2018 at 18:35

R250

Unusual 'TRANSAMERICA * REVENUES' cancel.

 

Scott # RB13c. Added November 25, 2018 at 18:21

RB13c

Tarrant & Co.

 

Scott # R76a. Added November 25, 2018 at 18:16

R76a

I. A. H. A very meticulous clerk wanted to make sure the appropriate revenue type was used, despite that legal requirement having been repealed in December of 1862.

 

Scott # R28c. Added November 25, 2018 at 18:07

R28c

Wenderoth & Taylor.

 

Scott # R73a. Added November 25, 2018 at 18:03

R73a

Bottom frame line double.

 

Scott # R78a. Added November 25, 2018 at 17:56

R78a

Indeterminate blue-green circular handstamp cancel.

 

Scott # R117. Added November 25, 2018 at 17:49

R117

William E. Tillinghast.

 

Scott # R117. Added November 25, 2018 at 17:41

R117

L. Grand & Co.

 

Scott # RB3a. Added November 25, 2018 at 17:14

RB3a

H. R. Stevens. 5 in 1875 is falling off.

 

Scott # RB15b. Added November 25, 2018 at 17:02

RB15b

Holman's Liver Pad Co. Hard to tell the makeup of this cancel or its proper orientation.

 

Scott # 94. Added November 25, 2018 at 16:55

94

Without being on document it's virtually impossible to glean context of the illegal usage.

 

Scott # R248. Added November 25, 2018 at 11:53

R248

Federal Reserve Bank.

 

Scott # R32a. Added November 25, 2018 at 11:18

R32a

J. McG.

 

Scott # R30c. Added November 25, 2018 at 10:46

R30c

Michigan Central Railroad. Reconstructed strip of 3 showing railroad manuscript cancel.

 

Scott # R112. Added November 25, 2018 at 10:42

R112

N. M. F. Ins. Co. Indeterminate fire insurance company manuscript cancel. Could be one of several companies.

 

Scott # R71c. Added November 25, 2018 at 10:39

R71c

Inking anomaly at lower left.

 

Scott # R66a. Added November 25, 2018 at 10:34

R66a

A. Claflin & Co.

 

Scott # RD64. Added November 24, 2018 at 19:24

RD64

 

Scott # R102a. Added November 24, 2018 at 19:17

R102a

Still has grommet affixed from where multiple document sheets were attached together.

 

Scott # R44b. Added November 24, 2018 at 19:09

R44b

Colorado Cabinet Co.

 

Scott # R53c. Added November 24, 2018 at 19:05

R53c

Double transfer.

 

Scott # R30c. Added November 24, 2018 at 18:10

R30c

Plate scratch at lower left, position 19.

 

Scott # R57a. Added November 24, 2018 at 18:06

R57a

Date line written in gilt ink. Very unusual.

 

Scott # R18c. Added November 24, 2018 at 16:43

R18c

Double transfer across top and down right side.

 

Scott # R52c. Added November 24, 2018 at 16:39

R52c

Vibrant violet shade.

 

Scott # R27c. Added November 24, 2018 at 16:30

R27c

Double transfer across bottom scroll lettering and in lettering on left side.

 

Scott # R17c. Added November 22, 2018 at 20:46

R17c

Samuel Hart & Co. A complete playing card wrapper from the Samuel Hart & Co. playing card company for their 'Linen Eagle' playing cards. It features 2-cent and 3-cent Playing Cards stamps with printed script December 1863 'SH&Co.' cancels. Presumably the selling price of the deck of cards increased at a later date, thus necessitating the addtiion of the 3 5-cent Playing Card stamps using a later single-line block style handstamp cancel.

 

Scott # 286. Added November 22, 2018 at 20:14

286

Augusta, Hallowell & Gardiner Railroad Co. A pair of dividend checks from the 'Augusta, Hallowell & Gardiner Railroad Co.' in Augusta, Maine. One illegal usage went through undetected, and the other one was caught and a revenue stamp properly affixed the following day. Great usage contrast. Oh, and to add icing to the cake, both documents are used on the first day of tax, July 1, 1898. Based upon the check numbering, there should be more out there.

 

Scott # RVT2. Added November 10, 2018 at 9:22

RVT2

National Park Service. $1 trailer permit stamp used on a license for the Grand Canyon National Park. Fairly scarce.

 

Scott # 267. Added November 9, 2018 at 20:24

267

Broken series of 5 checks from the First National Bank of Cambridgeport, all with postage stamps used illegally as revenue stamps.

 

Scott # R163. Added November 9, 2018 at 20:13

R163

USPS. Horizontal pair of 1-cent Battleship revenues used illegally as postage on a Spanish American War patriotic all-over flag cover.

 

Scott # R164. Added November 9, 2018 at 20:04

R164

USPS. 2-cent Battleship revenue used illegally as postage on a very attractive patent friction engine advertising cover.

 

Scott # R164. Added November 9, 2018 at 20:00

R164

USPS. 2-cent Battleship revenue used illegally as postage.

 

Scott # R164. Added November 9, 2018 at 19:24

R164

USPS. 2-cent Battleship used illegally as postage on a commercial cover.

 

Scott # R164p. Added November 9, 2018 at 19:18

R164p

USPS. 2-cent Battleship used illegally on a cover from the German American Insurance Company.

 

Scott # 73. Added November 8, 2018 at 20:50

73

2-cent Andrew Jackson 'Black Jack' (Scott #73) used illegally as revenue on a document fragment, along with a 3-cent Telegraph part perf (R19b). Unusual combination. Catalogue value shown is for normal postal use of #73 on cover plus the value of an R19b.

 

Scott # RB65. Added November 8, 2018 at 20:14

RB65

USPS. Illegal usage of 1-cent Proprietary as postage on an out-of-period cover, caught by the USPS and held for postage. Interesting 'void' handstamp next to the revenue stamp.

 

Scott # 279. Added November 8, 2018 at 20:04

279

Vertical pair of 1-cent green Ben Franklins (Scott #279) used illegally as revenues.

 

Scott # 65. Added November 8, 2018 at 19:56

65

Horizontal pair of 3-cent Washington (Scott #65) used illegally as revenues on a sale of land.

 

Scott # 267. Added November 8, 2018 at 19:45

267

Illegal usage of postage as revenue.

 

Scott # RB65. Added November 8, 2018 at 18:37

RB65

USPS. 1-cent proprietary revenue used illegally as postage on cover, used in-period.

 

Scott # 113. Added November 8, 2018 at 18:14

113

Illegal usage of 2-cent horse and rider (Scott #113) postage stamp as a revenue on document. Catalogue value shown is for normal postal use on cover.

 

Scott # 267. Added November 7, 2018 at 19:42

267

National Black River Bank. Second day of tax illegal usage on a very lovely draft.

 

Scott # R6c. Added November 7, 2018 at 19:00

R6c

USPS. 2-cent Bank Check used illegally as postage, caught and postage due assessed. Too bad the stamp is munched; would be a $150+ cover otherwise.

 

Scott # R15c. Added November 7, 2018 at 18:16

R15c

USPS. R15c used illegally as postage on an out-of-period cover. Still very scarce.

 

Scott # RB27. Added November 7, 2018 at 18:12

RB27

USPS. 2-cent Proprietary battleship revenue used illegally as postage on an 1898 RPO cover.

 

Scott # R155. Added November 7, 2018 at 18:05

R155

USPS. R155 used illegally as postage on a heavy registered cover to Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

 

Scott # R164. Added September 3, 2018 at 10:51

R164

USPS. 2-cent battleship used illegally on international cover to Italy via steamship S.S. Kaiser Wilhelm II, caught by the USPS and postage due assessed. 20 Centesimi Italian postage due stamp affixed and canceled at left.

 

Scott # RD86var. Added September 3, 2018 at 10:40

RD86var

Mentioned in a footnote following #RD91 in the Scott Catalogue, this is an unfinished imperforate with complete receipt tab.

 

Scott # R248. Added September 2, 2018 at 23:00

R248

Louis Rosenthal. Vertical strip of 4, unpriced in Scott.

 

Scott # RE110a. Added September 2, 2018 at 22:47

RE110a

Block of 4 imperforate horizontally.

 

Scott # R164. Added September 2, 2018 at 22:30

R164

USPS. 2-cent battleship documentary block of 4 and a single, used illegally as postage on a registered mail cover.

 

Scott # 78b. Added September 2, 2018 at 21:59

78b

24-cent George Washington grey (Scott 78b) with revenue cancel (Tolman S-14).

 

Scott # 73. Added September 2, 2018 at 21:52

73

Horizontal strip of 3 2-cent Andrew Jackson 'Black Jack' (Scott #73) used illegally as revenue stamps. Multiples used illegally are especially scarce.

 

Scott # 75. Added September 2, 2018 at 21:23

75

Loeschigk, Oesendonck & Co. 5-cent Thomas Jefferson red-brown (Scott #75) used illegally as revenue on a piece of a ledger from the German import house of Loeschigk, Oesendock & Co. 1978 APEX certificate.

Catalogue value shown is for normal postal use on cover.

 

Scott # 73. Added September 2, 2018 at 21:16

73

2-cent Andrew Jackson 'Black Jack' (Scott #73) used illegally as revenue on a doctor's receipt.

Catalogue value shown is for normal postal use on cover.

 

Scott # 73. Added September 2, 2018 at 21:11

73

2-cent Andrew Jackson 'Black Jack' (Scott #73) postage stamp used illegally as revenue, caught, and then an R6c affixed over the Black Jack, legitimately paying the tax.

Catalogue value shown is for normal postal use on cover.

 

Scott # 73. Added September 2, 2018 at 21:05

73

2-cent Andrew Jackson 'Black Jack' (Scott #73) used illegally as revenue, along with an R15c on a receipt. it appears that the illegal usage was caught, and then the revenue stamp was affixed to legally pay the tax.

Catalogue value shown is for normal postal use on cover.

 

Scott # 73. Added September 2, 2018 at 18:39

73

Illegal use of 2-cent Andrew Jackson 'Black Jack' (Scott #73) postage stamp as revenue on a receipt with Indian vignette.

Catalogue value shown is for normal postal use on cover.

 

Scott # 73. Added September 2, 2018 at 12:53

73

Illegal use of 2-cent Andrew Jackson 'Black Jack' (Scott #73) postage stamp as revenue.

Catalogue value shown is for normal postal use on cover.

 

Scott # 68. Added September 2, 2018 at 10:48

68

Illegal use of 10-cent George Washington (Scott #68) postage stamp as revenue. The handwriting on the stamp matches that of the check signature, however it appears to be overpaying the tax rate five-fold. The check tax was only 2 cents.

Catalogue value shown is for normal postal use on cover.

 

Scott # RE56. Added August 11, 2018 at 21:30

RE56

Office of Internal Revenue. A scarce 'built-up' example, showing 4 $2 stamps added to the tab, paying a total of $28 in tax. Build-ups are footnoted in Scott.

 

Scott # RE147. Added August 11, 2018 at 21:17

RE147

Unusual secondary kiss double impression of the denomination lines.

 

Scott # R65c. Added July 22, 2018 at 20:45

R65c

???iff Jr, & Co.

 

Scott # R66c. Added July 22, 2018 at 20:30

R66c

S. C. & Co. Very neat manuscript cancel emulating a circular handstamp.

 

Scott # R48c. Added July 22, 2018 at 20:24

R48c

Lockwood & Norris.

 

Scott # R64c. Added July 22, 2018 at 20:17

R64c

Richard Irwin & Co.

 

Scott # R82c. Added July 22, 2018 at 19:40

R82c

Stucken & Co. Hide/leather dealers.

 

Scott # R74c. Added July 22, 2018 at 19:30

R74c

 

Scott # R69d. Added July 22, 2018 at 19:25

R69d

George S. Nelson.

 

Scott # R73c. Added July 22, 2018 at 19:18

R73c

O.S. & Co.

 

Scott # RNA11. Added July 22, 2018 at 12:45

RNA11

Mechanics National Bank. Very scarce full 'tapeworm' (most found are only the left column with the bank names and revenue imprints) in excellent condition for the type.

 

Scott # R189. Added June 19, 2018 at 17:06

R189

Very difficult to find R189 uncut and with nice aesthetics.

 

Scott # RD1. Added June 19, 2018 at 16:57

RD1

Wade-Lewin & Co. Infinitely more scarce than the nominal used catalogue value would imply, examples of Scott # RD1 on document are virtually impossible to find. Very rare.

 

Scott # R164. Added June 4, 2018 at 15:55

R164

Farmers Loan & Trust Co. Unusual 'coupon note'.

 

Scott # R15c. Added June 4, 2018 at 11:59

R15c

National Lincoln Monument Association. A paid bill from 'The Great Republic Weekly' to 'The National Lincoln Monument Association' for printing of circulars, etc. with Lincoln vignette at top and bold embossed seal at bottom.

 

Scott # RVB2. Added June 4, 2018 at 10:50

RVB2

First day of issue cancel on license.

 

Scott # R154. Added June 4, 2018 at 10:40

R154

C. Nelson, Agent, Chicago & West Michigan Railway Co.

 

Scott # 76. Added June 4, 2018 at 10:32

76

Sterling's Ambrosia Manufacturing Co. An illegal use of 5-cent Thomas Jefferson (Scott #76) postage stamp as revenue tied by embossed company seal to a certificate for the second installment payment on a purchase of one share of stock in 'Sterling's Ambrosia Manufacturing Company.' Sterling's Ambrosia was a hair tonic.

Catalogue value shown is for normal postal use on cover.

 

Scott # R164. Added June 4, 2018 at 9:55

R164

Isham Bridges, Manager. Unusual pointed oval cancel.

 

Scott # R15c. Added June 4, 2018 at 9:44

R15c

German American Bank.

 

Scott # R6c. Added June 3, 2018 at 21:48

R6c

Green & Epleys Fine Art Gallery.

 

Scott # R163p. Added June 3, 2018 at 21:39

R163p

Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway Co. Beautiful large oval handstamp cancel on a bill of lading from the Potter Wall Paper Mills.

 

Scott # R164p. Added June 3, 2018 at 21:29

R164p

The Juan F. Portuondo Cigar Manufacturing Co.

 

Scott # R155A. Added June 3, 2018 at 21:20

R155A

Consolidated Kansas City Smelting and Refining Co.

 

Scott # RB1b. Added June 3, 2018 at 21:03

RB1b

Holmes.

 

Scott # RB1a. Added June 3, 2018 at 20:56

RB1a

J W T.

 

Scott # RB1a. Added June 3, 2018 at 20:11

RB1a

Henry Tetlow. Cosmetics manufacturer.

 

Scott # RB15b. Added June 3, 2018 at 19:33

RB15b

Wheelock Finlay & Co. Makers of 'Dr. Willhoft's Anti-Periodic or Fever and Ague Tonic'.

 

Scott # RB15b. Added June 3, 2018 at 19:25

RB15b

AKW or ARW?.

 

Scott # R116. Added June 3, 2018 at 19:06

R116

Manhattan Bank Co. Foreign entry, design of 70c at top.

 

Scott # R81c. Added June 3, 2018 at 18:51

R81c

Pacific Mail Steamship Co. 2 strikes of HENRY CHAUNCEY in blue, plus 5 strikes of RISING STAR in red. Very rare, one of only a handful of multi-ship examples known.

 

Scott # 514. Added June 3, 2018 at 18:46

514

Two singles of #514, 15-cent Ben Franklin, along with a pair and single of #517, 50-cent Ben Franklin, used illegally paying $1.80 tax on a $9,000 promissory note. Quite scarce.

 

Scott # R6c. Added May 27, 2018 at 20:18

R6c

Boston & Providence Railroad. Complete bottom sheet margin imprint capture in a strip of 5, on a payroll ledger.

 

Scott # R155. Added May 26, 2018 at 18:10

R155

USPS. Illegal usage as postage on cover, dated 2 days before the first day of the tax.

 

Scott # R107b. Added May 17, 2018 at 19:36

R107b

Froney & Bruning. Dry goods merchant. A new discovery as of May 2018, only the second reported example of R107b. The other known example is from the same company, containing the other half of this stamp. Ex-Hiram Deats. Given to a family acquaintance shortly before his death in 1963, this item has been off the market for well over half a century. An image of the two bisect halves superimposed and aligned can be seen here.

 

Scott # R64c. Added May 17, 2018 at 19:16

R64c

Very unusual block letter 'TICKET' boxed cancel.

 

Scott # R732. Added May 5, 2018 at 0:19

R732

Complete with receipt tab, full gum, never hinged.

 

Scott # R731. Added May 5, 2018 at 0:18

R731

Complete with receipt tab, full gum, never hinged.

 

Scott # R730. Added May 5, 2018 at 0:17

R730

Complete with receipt tab, full gum, never hinged.

 

Scott # RJM7. Added May 2, 2018 at 21:10

RJM7

 

Scott # RJM6. Added May 2, 2018 at 21:05

RJM6

 

Scott # RJM5. Added May 2, 2018 at 21:02

RJM5

 

Scott # R100a. Added April 28, 2018 at 19:39

R100a

Lovely example on an 1865 mortgage document.

 

Scott # R20c. Added April 8, 2018 at 20:14

R20c

Boston & Worcester Railroad. Tolman B-10. Double transfer at top, position 78.

 

Scott # RJM8. Added April 7, 2018 at 20:45

RJM8

 

Scott # RJM4. Added April 7, 2018 at 20:34

RJM4

 

Scott # R144. Added March 30, 2018 at 16:49

R144

C. S. Clark. Lumber dealer.

 

Scott # R144. Added March 30, 2018 at 16:45

R144

Pacific Mail Steamship Co. Three strikes from the steamship OCEAN QUEEN.

 

Scott # R27c. Added March 30, 2018 at 16:27

R27c

Very crisp example of extensive double transfer at bottom, also showing considerable doubling in FIVE and left scrollwork.

 

Scott # R19b. Added March 30, 2018 at 16:21

R19b

Z. D. S., Treas. Del. Co. Treasurer of Delaware County perhaps?

 

Scott # R1a. Added March 29, 2018 at 21:52

R1a

Horizontal strip of 5. Catalogue value shown is for 2 pairs and a single.

 

Scott # R6c. Added March 29, 2018 at 21:47

R6c

Stix, Krouse & Co. Wholsale clothing.

 

Scott # RB1b. Added March 29, 2018 at 21:39

RB1b

A. A. Constantine.

 

Scott # R68c. Added March 29, 2018 at 21:30

R68c

Pacific Mail Steamship Co. Single strike from the Pacific Mail Steamship Co. ship GREAT REPUBLIC. Stamp also has a strongly recut frame line at upper left.

 

Scott # R115. Added March 29, 2018 at 21:24

R115

Insurance agents.

 

Scott # R83c. Added March 29, 2018 at 21:12

R83c

A. C. Badger.

 

Scott # R51a. Added March 29, 2018 at 21:05

R51a

B. A. M. W. Great cancel, but could be a trimmed R51c. The margins are small and a bit jagged.

 

Scott # R44d. Added March 29, 2018 at 19:46

R44d

M. K. Jessup & Company. This mixed cancel attributes the star-numeral-star punch cancel that is frequently seen.

 

Scott # R82c. Added March 25, 2018 at 19:09

R82c

Bruhn & Waldkirch.

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