1944 Utah Windshield Decal - Rare Prototype?

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Offered is what might be a 1944 Utah windshield sticker. It does have some issues, no black border and no "pat app for" note printed between the "H" and date. So it"s probably a repro, why should you care?
Well, unlike every other 44 decal I"ve ever seen this example has been printed on paper that has the words "State Tax Commission, State of Utah, Copyright 1943" stamped on it. An impressive bit of detail that tells us this is a what? Dunno.
Shipping is based on the high bidder"s mailing address.
Shipped from Toronto, Canada.

Sale Price: US $63.00