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Sunday, April 14, 2013

Domestic Insured Mail : 1921 - 1948

"VALUE"

Insurance for letters and parcels was available at 2 1/2 cents for each 100 guilders (gld. /f) of value. The rate was introduced on March 3, 1921 and was in effect until September 31, 1948.

The examples shown below are of registered, insured letters. The value of the contents was written on the front of the envelope (number and numeral). A Waarde (value) sticker was affixed to insured mail.

 10c letter rate period (1921-1927)

Amsterdam to Haarlem, April 10, 1925
Double weight letter - Value 35 gld.





6c letter rate period (1929-1937)


Apphen a/d Rijn to Noordwijk, May 13, 1930
1st weight step letter - Value 82.5 gld.







Weesp to Ermelo, November 9, 1934
2nd weight step letter - Value 100 gld.





5c letter rate period (1937 - 1940)

Not Shown


7 1/2 c letter rate period (1940 - 1946)

Koog Zaandijk to Haarlem, August 3, 1943
1st weight letter - Value : 143 gld.




Maastricht to Haarlem, October 10, 1942
1st weight step - Value 68.5 gld.





'sGravenhage to Harlem, June 29, 1943
2nd weight step letter (21 g) - Value 544.50 gld
(Waarde label fallen off)





s'Gravenhage to Hillegon, July 6, 1944
1st weight step letter - Value 300 gld





Amsterdam to Haarlem, October 10, 1943
1st weight step letter - Value 75 gld




Amsterdam to Vught. February 18, 1946
2nd weight step letter - Value 200 gld




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