Revenue Stamps with Margin Imprints or Plate Numbers

Another fun area to collect is trying to find early revenues that have either margin imprints or plate numbers still attached.

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Scott # 76

76

Margin imprint single used illegally as a revenue stamp on an affadavit. Ironically, the document is attesting to the fitness of a William Henderson to practice law.

 

Scott # R3c

R3c

Partial margin imprint capture with a gorgeous stencil cancel.

 

Scott # R5c

R5c

Horizontal pair with imprint capture.

 

Scott # R5c

R5c

Margin imprint capture.

 

Scott # R6c

R6c

Plate blocks of 1st issue revenues are quite scarce. Granted, it has been very heavily reinforced around the edges. There are blue threads on 2 of the 24 stamps, but the PF has determined that it is not silk paper, so the block is not R6d. 2014 Philatelic Foundation Certificate.

 

Scott # R6c

R6c

Nice margin imprint capture.

 

Scott # R13b

R13b

Partial margin imprint at bottom.

 

Scott # R15c

R15c

Nice margin imprint capture.

 

Scott # R19b

R19b

Bottom margin single with partial imprint.

 

Scott # R24a

R24a

Jumbo margins with partial margin imprint at bottom.

 

Scott # R27c

R27c

Plate block of 4 used on a tattered document.

 

Scott # R27c

R27c

Plate number single.

 

Scott # R36b

R36b

Partial plate number single.

 

Scott # R42b

R42b

Mint with full original gum and margin imprint.

 

Scott # R44c

R44c

Margin imprint capture at left.

 

Scott # R44c

R44c

Jumbo margins at left and right with a margin imprint capture at left.

 

Scott # R54c

R54c

Amazing margin imprint running down the entire left side of stamp. Perfectly positioned!

 

Scott # R54c

R54c

Margin capture at left.

 

Scott # R54c

R54c

Nice partial imprint capture.

 

Scott # R60a

R60a

Plate number single with imprint.

 

Scott # R64b

R64b

Vertical strip of 4 with partial margin imprint at bottom.

 

Scott # R69d

R69d

Margin imprint capture.

 

Scott # R80c

R80c

A bit of a wounded warrior, but a nice oval handstamp cancel and margin imprint at left.

 

Scott # R80c

R80c

Undetermined blue handstamp cancel, partial margin imprint capture at left.

 

Scott # R81c

R81c

Margin imprint at left.

 

Scott # R82c

R82c

Margin imprint capture at left.

 

Scott # R85c

R85c

Margin imprint capture at left.

 

Scott # R107

R107

Margin imprint pair with partial plate number. Ex-Morrissey.

 

Scott # R109

R109

Full margin imprint capture at bottom.

 

Scott # R112

R112

Horizontal plate no. pair.

 

Scott # R112

R112

Bottom margin plate number single. Ex-Cleland.

 

Scott # R112c

R112c

Sewing machine perfs and a partial margin imprint capture at top.

 

Scott # R118

R118

Plate number imprint.

 

Scott # R123

R123

Margin imprint. Ex-Morrissey.

 

Scott # R123

R123

Plate number single. Ex-Morrissey.

 

Scott # R123

R123

Plate number and imprint pair. Ex-Morrissey.

 

Scott # R123

R123

$2 second issue plate number single on a guardian's deed, along with $1 and 50-cent stamps.

 

Scott # R125

R125

Full margin imprint at bottom.

 

Scott # R135

R135

Left margin plate number strip of 4. Ex-Cleland.

 

Scott # R135

R135

Left margin plate block of 6, plate 9. Ex-Cleland.

 

Scott # R135

R135

Plate number single with a nice well-struck oval cancel.

 

Scott # R137

R137

Nice margin imprint capture at bottom.

 

Scott # R141

R141

Partial imprint capture at top.

 

Scott # R144

R144

Bottom margin plate single, plate 25. Ex-Cleland.

 

Scott # R144

R144

Margin imprint.

 

Scott # R151

R151

Left margin plate number single, plate C9. Ex-Cleland.

 

Scott # R151

R151

Left margin plate number single, plate B9. Ex-Cleland.

 

Scott # R152b

R152b

Nice margin imprint single used on bank check.

 

Scott # R155

R155

Inking anomaly, possibly from a raised spacer or wooden furniture used in tightening the type.

 

Scott # R164

R164

Block of 4 with partial margin imprint, showing a large format multiline handstamp cancel.

 

Scott # R171p

R171p

Plate number strip of 4. Scott value above is as 4 singles. Durland lists a plate number strip of 3 at $350.

 

Scott # R239

R239

Plate block of 21, quite scarce. Catalog value above is from the Durland Catalog for an unused plate block of 8.

 

Scott # RB1a

RB1a

RB1a used illegally on document along with two R135 (including one with margin imprint capture) and an R24c, paying the correct 10-cent tax on a $175 promissory note.

 

Scott # RB4a

RB4a

Top margin horizontal margin imprint pair.

 

Scott # RB11b

RB11b

Bottom margin plate block of 4, plate 3 mirror imaged. Full gum never hinged. Ex-Cleland.

 

Scott # RB13a

RB13a

Top plate number block of 10, plate 7. Precanceled with full gum. Ex-Cleland.

 

Scott # RB13b

RB13b

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

 

Scott # RB15b

RB15b

Bottom plate number strip of 3, plate 3 mirror imaged. Ex-Cleland. Pictured in the Durland Catalog.

 

Scott # RB22

RB22

Plate block of 9, no gum.

 

Scott # RB22

RB22

Top inscription block of nine, no gum.

 

Scott # RB24

RB24

Plate number strip of 6.

 

Scott # RE34

RE34

Unused block of 10 with margin imprint capture at bottom. Very scarce on wine stamps. Catalog value shown is for 10 singles.

 

Scott # RE52

RE52

Left margin imprint capture. Very scarce on wine stamps.

 

Scott # RG11

RG11

Bottom margin plate block of 4. Catalog value is from the 2016 Durland catalog.

 

Scott # RJA33

RJA33

Top margin plate block of 8. Plate block catalog value is from 2016 Durland catalog.

 

Scott # RJA34

RJA34

Top margin plate block of 8. Catalog value is from 2016 Durland catalog.

 

Scott # RJA39

RJA39

Top margin plate block of 6. Catalog value is from the 2016 Durland Catalog.

 

Scott # RK18

RK18

Imperforate margin imprint capture at right.

 

Scott # RK18

RK18

Imperforate margin imprint capture at right.

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