PRE-PAID STAMPED STATIONERY - While an Englishman, Rowland Hill came up with the idea of pre-paying postage with a "stamp" in 1837, NSW Australia was the first place to pioneer the use of stamps. Sydney's Postmaster General introduced a system of pre-payment for letters in November 1838. Two years later, on 6 May 1840, the first stamp was issued in England – the Penny Black.
Pre- revolutionary Russian stamp- from the WW1 period- so about 1915. It says, "For the benefit of soldiers and their families"- i.e. you paid 11 kopeks (the price at the bottom) and got a 10 kopek stamp
Confederate Currency 1862 $100 Dollar CSA Train Note T-40 - Interest bearing notes Description: This $100 Confederate note shows a Railway train with white smoke in the center with people on platform and along the left side of the note is standing woman holding a basket on her head representing a milkmaid. This note was printed with black ink and has no design on the reverse. On the back of this Confederate Money are three interest paid stamps.
RAND PAUL: GOP SUBSIDIZING INSURANCE COMPANIES FOR PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS IS DEPLORABLE
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) argued the revised American Health Care Act is “the first time that Republicans have affirmatively put their stamp of approval on a program where federal money, taxpayer money, is paid to insurance companies.” He later characterized subsidizing insurance companies as “deplorable.”
Universal Message Stamp, Confidential, Pre-Inked One-Color, Red