My Revenue Stamp Collection Newest Additions

These are the newest additions to my collection.

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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 # R48c. Added July 22, 2018 at 20:37

R48c

Pittsburgh Insurance Co.. Tolman P-35.

 

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 are virtually impossible to find on document. Very scarce.

 

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 # R164p. Added June 3, 2018 at 21:24

R164p

Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway 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.

 

Scott # R54ce. Added March 25, 2018 at 18:52

R54ce

Wm. H. Guild, General Agent.

 

Scott # R15c. Added March 25, 2018 at 18:37

R15c

Bannock Ditch & Mining Co..

 

Scott # R96c. Added March 25, 2018 at 18:33

R96c

Double transfer.

 

Scott # R135. Added March 25, 2018 at 18:22

R135

Camden & Atlantic Rail Road. Octagonal boxed railroad cancel. Unlisted in Tolman.

 

Scott # R45a. Added March 25, 2018 at 17:56

R45a

Block of 4 with punch, manuscript, and block LIQUIDATED handstamp cancels.

 

Scott # R27c. Added March 25, 2018 at 17:10

R27c

D & M. R.. Vertical pair.

 

Scott # R86c. Added March 25, 2018 at 17:03

R86c

T.E.H. Meticulously-drawn block letter cancel.

 

Scott # R6c. Added March 25, 2018 at 16:57

R6c

P.V.K & Co..

 

Scott # R24c. Added March 25, 2018 at 11:09

R24c

American Tunnel Co.. Double transfer, position 121 (erroneously listed as a triple transfer in Scott) along with a bold handstamp cancel.

 

Scott # RK19a. Added March 25, 2018 at 10:59

RK19a

Precanceled diagonal bisect on piece.

 

Scott # R13d. Added March 25, 2018 at 10:37

R13d

Reading Savings Bank. Central portion of crude oversized bank handstamp.

 

Scott # R29c. Added March 25, 2018 at 10:30

R29c

Block of 4.

 

Scott # R85c. Added March 25, 2018 at 10:26

R85c

S. Myers, Sheriff. Interesting 'Sheriffs Deed' manuscript cancel.

 

Scott # R81c. Added March 25, 2018 at 9:55

R81c

S. Myers. Interesting 'Sheriffs Deed' manuscript cancel.

 

Scott # RB23p. Added March 18, 2018 at 18:35

RB23p

The Oakley Soap & Perfumery Co.. 5/8-cent battleship Proprietary revenue stamp still affixed to the back of an ornately printed envelope of 'Oakley's Florabel Sachet'.

 

Scott # R13d. Added March 18, 2018 at 17:32

R13d

Uncancelled left-margin pair. Per the Curtis Census, only the 5th reported multiple of any size.

 

Scott # 113. Added March 18, 2018 at 17:22

113

Block of 4 and a single, used illegally as revenue stamps, paying 10-cents tax on a January 1, 1872 promissory note. Used blocks of #113 are incredibly scarce, considerably more so than mint blocks. To my knowledge, this is the only reported revenue usage of a #113 block.

 

Scott # R81c. Added March 11, 2018 at 20:50

R81c

One bored clerk. ;)

 

Scott # RB12b. Added March 11, 2018 at 20:47

RB12b

S. W. F. & Sons.

 

Scott # RB11b. Added March 11, 2018 at 20:42

RB11b

Very unusual handstamp with 'NOT(?) FOR NEW ENGLAND' in wording.

 

Scott # R163p. Added March 11, 2018 at 20:33

R163p

Northern Pacific Express.

 

Scott # RB13b. Added March 11, 2018 at 20:30

RB13b

W. C. For???. Unusual printed signature cancel, some of the lettering indeterminate. Second initial could be C, G, or E. Bottom margin imprint partially visible.

 

Scott # R48c. Added March 11, 2018 at 20:26

R48c

Eureka Fire & Marine Insurance Co.. Very ornate large format shield/boxed handstamp cancel.

 

Scott # RB13b. Added March 11, 2018 at 20:22

RB13b

E & B. Shield cancel with script "E & B". Notice how the dates in the cancel cover multiple years rather than being a specific date. Unusual.

 

Scott # R46a. Added March 11, 2018 at 19:36

R46a

Thomas J. Lancaster. Agent of the Germania Fire Insurance Co. Very scarce stencil cancel.

 

Scott # RB15b. Added March 11, 2018 at 19:30

RB15b

S. O. A. Murphy, General Agent. Large format multi-line handstamp cancel.

 

Scott # R144. Added March 11, 2018 at 19:23

R144

Chase & Co.. Scarce octagonal 'Rail Road and Ste(amship) TICKET OFF(ICE)'.

 

Scott # R27c. Added March 11, 2018 at 19:19

R27c

W. H. S.. Crude block handstamp.

 

Scott # RB14a. Added March 11, 2018 at 19:11

RB14a

Jules Houriet.

 

Scott # RB15b. Added March 11, 2018 at 18:54

RB15b

L. S. Co..

 

Scott # R23c. Added March 11, 2018 at 18:48

R23c

George H. Moore, Clerk. Court Quarter Sessions.

 

Scott # RB14b. Added March 11, 2018 at 18:42

RB14b

Dr. S. S. Fitch & Son. Unusual in that the overwhelming majority of proprietary cancels are either handstamped or printed.

 

Scott # R65c. Added March 11, 2018 at 18:35

R65c

V & Co..

 

Scott # R13b. Added March 2, 2018 at 20:13

R13b

Absolutely huge vertical margins.

 

Scott # R2c. Added February 26, 2018 at 20:21

R2c

Scratched plate. Quite scarce.

 

Scott # R5c. Added February 24, 2018 at 22:16

R5c

Dry Dock Savings Bank. Two superb strikes of ornate boxed cancel on a bank draft receipt.

 

Scott # R32a. Added February 24, 2018 at 22:08

R32a

E. & M.. Beautiful ornate circular cancel.

 

Scott # R237. Added February 24, 2018 at 20:45

R237

The Edward Flash Co.. Incredibly scarce document with manuscript Future Delivery provisional overprints. Three 40-cent, eight 1-cent, and twelve 2-cent documentaries, all manuscript overprinted "F.D." The official overprinted Future Delivery stamps were not yet available. This confirmation memo was for 100 barrels of cotton seed oil to be delivered in January 1918.

 

Scott # RC20a. Added February 24, 2018 at 20:37

RC20a

Orange serial numbers. Complete strip of 4 (unlisted in Scott) with the bottom stamp being the double transfer.

 

Scott # R164p. Added February 24, 2018 at 20:29

R164p

USPS. 2-cent battleship used illegally as postage on cover with Pan-American Exposition cancel, caught and held for postage.

 

Scott # R229. Added February 24, 2018 at 20:21

R229

USPS. Illegal use of revenue as postage on an illustrated hotel cover.

 

Scott # R164. Added February 24, 2018 at 20:08

R164

USPS. Illegal use of 2-cent battleship revenue as postage, long out of period, on ship cover with attractive REGULATING OFFICE marking on front and ship's visit cachet cancel on reverse.

 

Scott # R197. Added February 24, 2018 at 19:52

R197

USPS. Illegal use of revenue as postage on an RPO cover.

 

Scott # R164. Added February 24, 2018 at 19:46

R164

USPS. 2-cent battleship used illegally as postage on cover. Caught and sent to Dead Letter Office where it waited until postage was paid for and then regular postage stamp affixed. Great auxiliary markings.

 

Scott # 279. Added February 24, 2018 at 19:20

279

Vertical pair used illegally as revenues on a bank check.

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