Revenue stamps of the United States
Revenue stamps have been in use in the United States since colonial times and continue to be issued today.
The first revenue stamps used in the America were British colonial issues. Independently produced revenue stamps were first issued in September 1862 illustrating a portrait of George Washington on all thirty denominations from one-cent to $200.
As well as Federal revenue stamps, a wide range of state revenues have been issued for all purposes from sales tax to duck hunting permits.
- Friedberg, Richard (1994). Introduction to United States Revenue Stamps. Linns Stamp News. ISBN 0-940403-62-5.
- Toppan, George L.; Deats, Hiram E.; Holland, Alexander (1899). An historical reference list of the revenue stamps of the United Stamps. Boston: Boston Philatelic Society.
- 1898 Revenues.
- An overview of Scott listed United States revenue stamps.
- American Revenue Association
- The State Revenue Society
- Tax Stamps Collection
- The Civil War Sun Picture Tax - Taxed Photographs 1864-1866 Collected and Curated by Bruce Baryla
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