Revenue stamps of Uruguay

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

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


  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

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