ILLINOIS:

The following names of the Directors of State Finance appear on the back of some of the decal tax stamps.

1934-1936 - Knowlton L. Ames

1937-1940 - S. L. Nudelman

 

1930's

Red colored decal tax stamps, in the shape of the state, were used in the 1930's. The year is indicated on the stamp.

 

1930's Seria A - Gin, Likier

       

 

1930's - Seria X - Wino

     

 

1930's

In 1934 an orange oval decal tax stamp was used.

The 1934 wine mini stamp was in the shape of the state with purple writing on a white background and has the year indicated on the stamp.

1935 - 1939 wine mini's had a 1/2"x 3/4" blue and pink tax stamp.

 

     

 

Some 1935 mini's had a 7/8" x 5/8" cream with blue print "ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR ADDITIONAL TAX PAID" oval decal tax stamp, with a red 6 digit number in the middle.

Some 1939 mini's had a 7/8" x 5/8" cream with blue print "ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR ADDITIONAL TAX PAID" oval decal tax stamp, with a red 6 digit number prefaced with an "H". Also in 1939 some mini's had red, white and purple colored 25¢ decal tax stamps, in the shape of the state.

 

   

1948 wine mini's had a 5/8" x 1 1/8" red decal stamp with the state in light red; the state seal is in the upper middle; and "STATE of ILLINOIS" across the top with "1/2 PINT SERIES D" printed in a red and white circle at the bottom.

1949 wine mini's had a 5/8" x 1" blue decal stamp with the state in light Purple; the state seal is in the upper right corner; and "STATE of ILLINOIS" across the top with "1/2 PINT SERIES X" printed in a white circle at the bottom.