4½¢ Sheet Stamp Paying Three Times Third Class Rate

A one and one-half cent single piece rate per two ounces was in affect prior to April 1, 1945 for standard third class mail weighing up to eight ounces. Currently, the number of solo uses of the 4½¢ paying that rate for a piece weighing greater than 4 ounces but no more than 6 ounces is: 3.

Description: Third class standard mail cover from the Writers' War Board in New York City to Yale University Library in New Haven, Connecticut and mailed in 1945.

Owner/Source: Richard Pederson

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Description: Third class standard mail cover containing photographs mailed from Premier Photo Service in Parkersburg, West Virginia to Elizabeth, West Virginia

Owner/Source: Richard Pederson

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Description: Third class printed matter with the 4½¢ paying 3 times the international 1½¢ rate. Mailed to Yamaguchiken, Japan and censored and returned to sender.

Owner/Source: Jeff Shapiro from Prexie Era website.

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