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Value of the stamps
vc = very common c = common * = not so common ** = uncommon
*** = very uncommon R = rare RR = very rare RRR = extremely rare
|Value||Unused||Postally Used (on letter)||Remarks|
Fiscal overprints? (I've been told that these overprints were used in Kiev, I have no other information):
The following values were issued (all slightly different designs): 5 k red, black and blue 10 k dark brown and light brown (1879) 15 k green and yellowish green 40 k red and black 60 k light blue and dark blue (1879) 80 k red (1888) 1 R brown (1901)
(5 k brown fiscal stamp with crown)
The following stamps exist in the above design: 5 k brown, 10 k green, 15 k blue, 20 k brown, 50 k red, 75 k green, 1.25 R black, 3 R blue and 5 R green. These stamps have an underprint in a different colour.
Fiscal stamp of Armenia; fiscal stamp of Russia with circular overprint.
Tobacco tax stamp issued in 1871. It exists in the following values: 1 1/2 R brown and black, 2 1/2 R orange and black, 3 R green and black, 5 R blue and black, 10 R red and black and 20 R violet and black. In 1902 the values 5 R and 10 R were re-issued with a smaller eagle and shorter inscription.
These stamps exist in the values 2 k black, 3 k blue, 5 k green, 10 k brown and 20 k red and were issued in 1861. They are all imperforate, but the 5 k also exists perforated. A misprint 5 k blue exists.
Russia Fiscal stamps, part 2