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Some of the tape was either scotch or 3m brand, there was some that was another brand. I believe its called painters tape. The fact that it was on a vertical surface made it difficult to soak. The varnish on much of it may have also been a confounding factor.
That's the stuff - Scotch brand IS
3M by the way. The varnish covering would certainly seal it off from the WD40.
If it happens in the future, try peeling a bit up and getting the WD under the tape, on the glue and slowly peel it away, squirting or dribbling it on as you go. I have sometimes had to work my way along like that.
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