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Adhesive Propaganda Stamps of the Spanish Civil War from Special Collections & Archives

Revenue Stamps

Revenue stamps severed as a source of income for their issuers and were used to pay for a variety of services. Those stamps shown here marked impuesto (impost in Catalan) denote the payment of taxes. Another, resembling a food stamp, likely served as evidence of a property tax paid in full or possibly the right to inhabit property.