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Illegal Revenue Use on Cover… But Slightly Different

Illegal Revenue Use on Cover… But Slightly Different

20th-century revenues used illegally as postage on covers are neat items, but as a general rule are not extremely scarce or valuable unless there is something extremely unusual about the cover or usage. Simple examples are usually $15-30 items. Well, last week on eBay I stumbled across a usage I’d never seen before: revenues used as postage dues. As Bart pointed out to me, it would not have been unusual for a post office to have revenue stamps on hand…

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