Hair Powder Duty: 1797 (6 May) ‘Stamp Office certificate’ fo...

by Stanley Gibbons




Hair Powder Duty: 1797 (6 May) ‘Stamp Office certificate’ for payment of ‘Hair Powder Annual Duty, 1797.’ showing direct embossed £1.10 revenue (Die B) At upper left. Usual unobtrusive creasing, still attractive and rare, this tax one of a sweeping range introduced to avoid national bankruptcy after the American War of Independence. Booth 3

Auction Date:
21st Nov 23 at 9:30am GMT

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