Sandafayre
Welcome to our site! Advanced Search

Early Irish Embossed Revenue Stamps

Stamp Duty was introduced to Ireland in 1774 and initially the duty stamps were embossed directly onto the documents by dies. In time it became the practice to provide separately embossed stamps, commonly using a thick blue paper, and glued onto the document.

In order to ensure the stamp was securely attached to the document, the stamp and document were modified by cutting two small slits through both, into which a thin strip of tin was inserted before the embossing operation. The resulting impression can be easily seen in the tin. The ends of the strip were folded under and covered on the underside of the document by thin paper seals known as cypher labels. These bore the initials of the reigning monarch and are now collectable in their own right.



Below are some similar items currently for sale:

62 item(s) found

Sort By:
Items Per Page:

Lot Number: 1093
Closing: 24 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 30 - 40
  • Currency guide (USD): 40 - 53
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 8108
Closing: 31 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 300 - 350
  • Currency guide (USD): 396 - 462
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 759
Closing: 24 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 30 - 35
  • Currency guide (USD): 40 - 46
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 8075
Closing: 31 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 300 - 350
  • Currency guide (USD): 396 - 462
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 7460
Closing: 31 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 60 - 70
  • Currency guide (USD): 79 - 92
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 3271
Closing: 24 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 60 - 70
  • Currency guide (USD): 79 - 92
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 7867
Closing: 31 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 50 - 60
  • Currency guide (USD): 66 - 79
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 396
Closing: 24 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 30 - 35
  • Currency guide (USD): 40 - 46
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 1228
Closing: 24 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 50 - 60
  • Currency guide (USD): 66 - 79
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 3295
Closing: 24 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 80 - 100
  • Currency guide (USD): 106 - 132
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 6159
Closing: 31 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 60 - 80
  • Currency guide (USD): 79 - 106
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 7652
Closing: 31 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 100 - 120
  • Currency guide (USD): 132 - 158
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 2620
Closing: 24 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 50 - 60
  • Currency guide (USD): 66 - 79
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 5185
Closing: 31 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 80 - 100
  • Currency guide (USD): 106 - 132
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 3544
Closing: 24 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 425 - 450
  • Currency guide (USD): 561 - 594
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 2086
Closing: 24 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 600 - 800
  • Currency guide (USD): 792 - 1056
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 393
Closing: 24 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 30 - 35
  • Currency guide (USD): 40 - 46
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 5749
Closing: 31 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 60 - 80
  • Currency guide (USD): 79 - 106
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 626
Closing: 24 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 55 - 60
  • Currency guide (USD): 73 - 79
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 315
Closing: 24 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 40 - 45
  • Currency guide (USD): 53 - 59
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 5792
Closing: 31 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 90 - 120
  • Currency guide (USD): 119 - 158
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 7946
Closing: 31 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 60 - 70
  • Currency guide (USD): 79 - 92
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 2029
Closing: 24 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 250 - 300
  • Currency guide (USD): 330 - 396
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 7239
Closing: 31 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 300 - 325
  • Currency guide (USD): 396 - 429
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Lot Number: 3440
Closing: 24 July 2018

  • Guide price (GBP): 400 - 500
  • Currency guide (USD): 528 - 660
Go to item details...
Add to Wishlist/Bid Later

GBP

Stamp Talk!

Stamp Talk is published every fortnight and contains interesting stamp articles and latest auction news. Enter your email below to sign up!


Current Stamp Auctions

Highlights


    We offer thousands of items for sale, here are just a few of our favourites...

  • ST VINCENT - 1881 4d on 1s bright vermilion, SG 35, very fine used on piece cancelled by superb DATE OF ISSUE 28 Nov 1881 cds with another strike in red alongside. A rare item.

    ST VINCENT - 1881 4d on 1s bright vermilion, SG 35, very fine used on piece cancelled by superb DATE OF ISSUE 28 Nov 1881 cds with another strike in red alongside. A rare item.

    Go to item details...

  • AUSTRALIAN STATES - VICTORIA 1901-10 KEVII £1 carmine-rose, perf 12½, SG 399, very fine mint.

    AUSTRALIAN STATES - VICTORIA 1901-10 KEVII £1 carmine-rose, perf 12½, SG 399, very fine mint.

    Go to item details...