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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Domestic Letter Rates : 1921 - 1946


The first weight step was 20g.


1. March 1, 1921 to June 30, 1926 : 10c

Bloemenhaal to Arnhem, July 19, 1926
10c letter rate

Subsequent Weight Steps 

The rate was 5 cents for each subsequent 20g.

Groningen to Hoogezand, May 6, 1925
10 cents domestic letter period
15 cents 2nd weight step


Gronningen to Nunspeet, July 25, 1925
15c 2nd weigh step letter rate
Shortpaid 5c and taxed 10c, double deficiency
Due stamp cancelled Nunspeet, July 28, 1925


2. July 1, 1927 to January 31, 1928 : 7 1/2 c 

 Not Shown


3. February 1, 1928 to October 31, 1929 :  7 1/2 c  Out-of-town and  5c Local


a) Out-of-town


 Zutphen to Meppel, March 9, 1928
7 1/2c out-of-town letter rate

 Emmen to s'Gravenhage, June 24, 1929
Coeverden-Stadskanaal Railway post office cancellation
7 1/2c out-of-town letter rate

b) Local

Not Shown


4. November 1, 1929 to June 30, 1936 :  6c  Out-of-town and  5c Local

a) Out-of-town

Hillegom to Amsterdam, December 4, 1934
6c out-of-town  letter rate


b) Local

 Rotterdam, June 16, 1930
5c local letter rate


5. July 1, 1936 - August 31, 1937 :  6c  Out-of-town and  3c Local

Not Shown


6. September 1, 1937 - August 19, 1940 :  5c  Out-of-own and  3c Local

 a) Out-of-town

Rotterdam to Wijhe, September 3, 1938
5 cents out-of-town letter rate

b) Local

Rotterdam, November 11, 1939
3c local letter rate


7. August 20, 1940 to September 30, 1946 :  7 1/2 c  Out-of-town and  5c Local

a) Out-of-town

 Rijswijk (s'Gravenhage suburb) to Beekbergen, October 31, 1940
7 1/2c out-of-town letter rate

 
Amsterdam to Zaandam, July 6, 1942
7 1/2c out-of-town letter rate


Amsterdam to Beverwyk, June 20, 1945
7 1/2c out-of-town letter rate

Utrecht to Sandpoort, June 20, 1945
7 1/2c out-ot-town letter rate


Utrecht to Huis ter Heide, November 7, 1945
7 1/2c out-of-town letter rate


b) Local

Utrecht, September 18, 1940
5c local letter rate


s'Gravenhage, September 1, 1940
5c local letter rate


Schiedam local letter, August 2, 1945
5c local letter rate

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