Newspaper Stamps. [015]


Newspaper Stamps

From 1774 until 1870 Irish newspapers and journals were subject to tax. 

Before printing, the paper was sent to the Stamp Office to be pre-stamped in red using printing plates.

2d newspaper stamp in use from 1806 to 1832.
1d newspaper stamp for the Irish Churchman.
1d newspaper stamp for the Dublin Evening Mail.
1854 Northern Whig with 1d newspaper stamp.

© 2005 ÉPA, Éire Philatelic Association
Last Update: 6 December 2005