Revenue stamps of Uruguay

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The first revenue stamp of Uruguay (1871) used on an 1872 document (image cropped).
A 1911 revenue stamp of Uruguay.

Uruguay has issued revenue stamps since 1871.[1] Uses have included documentary taxes, consular services and tobacco and alcohol duties.[2]

First revenues[edit]

The first revenue stamps issued by Uruguay were the 1871 documentary series showing the national arms. Five values were issued from 20c to 3p.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Morley, Walter. (1904) Catalogue of the revenue stamps of South America. Being a supplement to Morley's Philatelic Journal, 1901-04. London: Walter Morley, p. 141.
  2. ^ Ross, Joe. (2012) Revenue stamps: The Republic of Uruguay 1915-2005. Elverta, California: Joe Ross. ISBN 0967730716

Further reading[edit]

  • Catalogues by Alfred Forbin.
  • Ross, Joe. (2005) The revenue stamps of Uruguay Patente de Rodados de Departamento de Montevideo Vehicle Registration Department of Montevideo 1928-1963. Elverta, California: Joe Ross. ISBN 0967730724

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