Type X imprints were used to indicate payment of Spanish American War taxes. They were printed by 28 companies licensed by the government. They appear most often on checks, drafts, bills of exchange and certificates of deposit, as well as on time drafts, promissory notes, money orders, telegrams, cablegrams, parlor car tickets and express receipts for cans of milk. Used from July 1, 1898 through June 30, 1902, their design is a combination of Type M and Type O, adapted from printed tobacco tax designs.

A Type X imprint on a very colorful check from Saint Louis.

Type X used on a merchant's draft.

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