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Sunday, May 12, 2013

Reduced Letter Rates to Belgium

Since 1875, the first weight letter rates from the Netherlands to neighbouring Belgium were less than the rates to other foreign destinations. There were no reductions for other classes of mail.
 

The 10 cent letter rate to Belgium was effective until September 30, 1957.


1. March 1, 1921 - September 30, 1925 : 15c


 Leiden to Dinard (Poste restante) May 5, 1925
15c reduced letter rate to Belgium
Poste restante fee 20c


2. October 1, 1925 - October 31, 1928 : 12 1/2c


Veendam to Brussels, July 25, 1928
12 1/2c reduced letter rate to Belgium


Rotterdam to Brussels, November 6, 1927
12 1/2c reduced letter rate to Belgium



3. November 1, 1928 - September 30, 1957 : 10c


s'Gravenhage to Dinant (Poste restante), July 8, 1936
10c reduced letter rate to Belgium
Poste restante fee 30c


Hoogezand to Brussels, March 29, 1940
10c reduced letter rate to Belgium


Haarlem to Antwerp, April 10, 1940
10c reduced letter rate to Belgium


Amsterdam to Louvain, September 13, 1932
35c paying the reduced letter rate + international express fee (no reduction)



Rotterdam to Brussels, June 7, 1934
35c paying the reduced letter rate + international express fee (no reduction)


Occupation Years


Maastricht to Brussels, May 17, 1941
10c reduced letter rate to Belgium


Haarlem to Antwerp, February, 1941
10c reduced letter rate to Belgium


Rotterdam to Antwerp, July 14, 1943
10c reduced letter rate to Belgium


Rotterdamsche Bankvereeninging correspondence
Breda to Antwerp, April 20, 1942
10c reduced letter rate to Belgium


Rotterdam to Brussels, June 29, 1942
20c paying the reduced letter rate to Belgium + international registration fee



Veendam to Brussels, May 13, 1941
30c paying the reduced letter rate + international express fee (no reduction)



 Amsterdam to Brussels, November 4, 1943
 30c paying the reduced letter rate + international express fee (no reduction)


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