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11¢ Sheet Stamp Solo Paying Rate for Surface Mail to Europe and Air Mail in Europe
Prior to October 1, 1946 the rate for surface mail weighing up to 1 ounce to Europe was 8¢ and the rate for air mail service within Europe was double the 3¢/one-half ounce rate, for a total of 11¢. Currently, the number of solo uses of the 11¢ sheet stamp paying the 5¢ for surface mail to Europe, and a 6¢ surcharge for air mail within Europe is: 1.
Description: Letter sent from Clifton, New Jersey to Lwow, Poland requiring 11 cents postage to pay for surface mail to Europe and air mail within Europe.
Owner/Source: Lot number 1391 in Schuyler Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Catalog for Sale No. 92 with items from Robert Schlesinger's Prexie Postal History Exhibit.
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