An unused copy of a certificate of deposit is virtually unknown. Banks may not have wanted these to get into the public's hands, or no supply turned up in a bank office anywhere. This one was altered for use from Columbia to Sumter, South Carolina.

When deposits were over $100 an additional three cents tax was due. This particular deposit was for exactly $100, so the two cent imprint was sufficient to pay the tax.

This receipt from Saint Louis bears a B24 imprint. The instructive legend makes no sense when used on a receipt, but the imprint paid the correct tax.

An enlargement of the tablet with the instructive legend.

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