Austria-Empire 1853 Newspaper Tax

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue Date: 1 March 1853
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A single frame line. A 2 kreuzer tax was to be paid for the importation of foreign journals, until 1 October 1858. The stamp was attached and cancelled at the customs; the journal receiver paid the tax at delivery. Official name: Zeitungstempelmarken. Type I has a large crown.

2 kr Type Ib Thick Z