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Arizona

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1934-74 - Indiana

Between 1934 and 1974 tax stamps in the shape of the state were used.

In 1936 and 1937 decal stamps were green with black printing. "STATE of INDIANA" is printed in a white box across the top; 6-1/4¢ is in a white circle at bottom left; and an 8 digit serial number is printed in silver, vertically up the stamp.

In 1938 decal stamps were green with black printing; "STATE of INDIANA" is printed in black across the top; and "6-1/4¢" is in a white box across the middle.

 

Iowa - Decal tax stamps were used from 1934 to June 30th 1986.

Lata 1930's

The 1968 tax stamp was a 1" x 3/4" yellow decal in the shape of the state with black printing. "STATE of IOWA" and "LIQUOR CERTIFICATE" are on the top of the stamp, the state seal is on the mid right side, and an 8 digit serial number is in a white box at the bottom of the stamp.

 

1938-1944 - Kentucky

Prohibition ended in Kentucky in 1938.

From 1938-1944 decal tax stamps were 2¢ and were 5/8" x 1" with a rounded top. These stamps were yellow with black printing and a white state seal in the middle. "KENTUCKY" was printed on the top curve and "MINIATURE" and "SPIRITS" were printed on the bottom of the stamp.

 

1934-1935 - Louisiana

No records exist that the State of Louisiana ever issued or used Liquor Tax Stamps.

However, in 1934-1935, 3/4" circular green and white tax decal stamps were used. These decals had the state seal in the middle, and had a white tab extending downward with 1¢ written on it. If sold in the city of New Orleans, these Mini's may have also have had a 3/4" x 1-1/8" green on white "City of New Orleans" decal tax stamp.

 

 

1934-1970 - Michigan

Michigan used tax stamps from 1934 to early 1970.

1961 was a 7/8" x 5/8" white decal with blue printing and the state seal on the left side. It has a 7 digit serial number on the bottom.

 

1934-1959 - Minnesota

Decal tax stamps were used from 1934 to June 30, 1959.

From 1934 to June 30th 1937 the rate was 60¢ per gal.;

From July 1st 1937 to June 30th 1947 the rate was $1.00 per gal.;

From July 1st 1947 to June 30th 1949 the rate was $2.50 per gal.;

And from July 1st 1949 to June 30th 1959 the rate was $2.75 per gal.

 

Minnesota also used Certification decal tax stamps from 1934 to 1959. This stamp certified the contents were indeed what was indicated on the label. This was really just another way to get an additional 1¢ tax per bottle. By the way, this 1¢ tax is still collected today even though the stamps were discontinued in 1959. 

 

In 1934 the stamps were

oval and were 3-3/4¢.

In 1938 the liquor tax stamps were 5/8" x 1-1/8" olive decals with black printing; 6-1/4¢; a white state seal in the lower middle; "STATE of MINNESOTA" across the top; and an 8 digit serial number, printed in silver, vertically up the stamp.

In 1938 "CERTIFICATION" decals were 1-1/8" x 7/8", light blue with dark blue printing. 

1939 stamps were 5/8" x 1 1/8" orange decals; 2¢ is in a white box under a white state seal; "STATE OF MINNESOTA" is across the top with a silver serial number vertically up the stamp.

1940 stamps were 5/8" x 1 1/8" red decals; 1¢ is in a red box under the white state seal; "STATE OF MINNESOTA" is across the to with a silver serial number vertically up the stamp.

 

Montana

In 1940 decal tax stamps were 5/8" x 1-1/4" light green with dark green printing. "STATE of MONTANA" is across the top of the stamp, the state seal is in the middle and "LIQUOR BOARD" is on the bottom. A 6 digit serial number is printed in black in the middle of the stamp.

In 1947 stamps were 3/4" x 1-1/8" green on white paper. "MONTANA" is on the top, the state map in the middle, the state seal under the map on the left, "LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD" under the map on the right and a red 8 digit serial number on the bottom.

 

 

New Mexico

In 1935 orange 5¢ stamps were used.

 In 1936 1-1/2¢ orange stamps were used.

1940 to 1947 were 1-1/2¢ white decal stamps with green printing, 5/8" x 7/8", with the state seal in the middle.

From 1948 to 1957 1/2" x 3/4" rectangular red and yellow decal stamps were used with an Indian type design (State Seal) in the middle.

 

1935-1945 - Nevada

7/8" x 1-5/8", green on white, 1¢ liquor tax stamps (postal type stamp), with a picture of state house dome, were used from 1935 to 1945.

 

North Dakota

North Dakota did not keep records of when tax stamps were first used, what types of stamps were used, or when they stopped using liquor tax stamps.

Lata 30-te i 40-te

1954 was a 3-3/4¢ green decal tax stamp, 7/8" x 1-1/8" with the state seal in the middle and a red 7 digit serial number on the bottom.

1958 was a 3-3/4¢ green decal tax stamp in the shape of the state, 1" x 3/4" with the state seal in the upper left corner and a black 7 digit serial number on the bottom.

 

Oregon

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Pennsylvania

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1933.XII-1938 - Pennsylvania

Light green decal tax stamps in the shape of Pennsylvania's Keystone state seal with a serial numbered tab off the top were used from December 20th 1933 to May 23rd 1935.

 

It is common to find these stamps used on Mini's up through 1938.

 

1934-1992 - Tennessee

Decal Tax Stamps in the shape of the state were issued until 1992.

 Stamps were 5/8" x 7/8" decals printed in various colors on a white background, with an "ID" printed in a white circle in the center of each stamp.

Tennessee did not keep records for more than 3 years, so getting historical data is all but impossible. Supposedly, a different decal stamp color was used each time a new batch of decal stamps were printed. No specific records were kept detailing what year a particular color stamp was printed, and it was common to have a number of different colored decals available for use. Various stamp colors include black, blue, brown, green, orange, purple, red, and yellow.

 

Texas

Texas indicates that no miniatures were sold in the state and that no state tax stamps were ever issued for Minis. However, stamps do exist on some bottles.

 1935 was an 8¢ white paper tax stamp with green printing, 1" x 5/8" with an 8 digit serial number across the middle. It appears that most of the bottles with Texas tax stamps came from Mexico.

 

 

Utah

1968 was a 3/4"x 1" yellow decal tax stamp, in the shape of the state, with green print. "UTAH" is in upper left corner, the state seal in middle, and "LIQUOR CONTROL COMMISSION" at the bottom.

 

Alaska

Georgia

Idaho

Maine

1/2" Square Decal Tax Stamps were used in 1938. The decals were green with black print, and had "Territory of Alaska" across the top, the territory seal in the middle, and "MINIATURE" across the bottom.

Some were yellow 3-1/8¢ tax stamps. 1938 stamps were 5/16" x 2" light green decals with black print; "STATE OF GEORGIA REVENUE TAX" on the top with 1¢ in a white box in the middle of the stamp and the state seal in a circle at the bottom; under the seal is the commissioners name.

1937 stamps were 1½ x 7/8 inches and were white with green printing. The State Liquor Commission seal is in the upper left corner, and the Chairman's signature is on the bottom of the stamp.

7/8"x 1-1/8" white decal stamps with blue printing were used from 1934 through 1974. Stamps had the state seal in the middle of a state outline with an 8 digit serial number on the bottom.

 

New Orleans

Washington D.C.

No records exist that the City of New Orleans ever issued or used Liquor Tax Stamps. However, in 1934-1935, 3/4" x 1-1/8" green on white "City of New Orleans" decal tax stamps were used.

Late 1940's were 1-1/2" x 7/8" orange postage type stamps with "1/80 GALLON" printed in a large oval in the center of the stamp.