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A beer stamp was used to pay the tax on a barrel of beer. A cancellation adds to the value, as does a printing error. This 1866 25-cent beer stamp has a clear hand stamp cancel. It’s a little known area of stamp collecting and an interesting addition to a beer collection. In a recent sale, prices ranged from under $300 to more than $50,000. See more photos and prices.

 

 

 

 

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