The Ten-cent Prexie

Airmail to and from Bermuda

The airmail rate to Bermuda was ten cents per half ounce from February 14, 1938 through June 30, 1961.

Military personnel and civilian contractors stationed in Bermuda in the early 1940's paid the same airmail rate for mail directed to the States as for mail directed from the states to there until they were granted the military concession rate on October 23, 1942.

This cover was mailed from Bermuda by a civilian contractor through the Navy postal service.

Postcards used the same airmail rates as letters until January 1, 1954. This card was sent airmail from Bermuda in 1941, a week before the military concession rate was set at six cents.

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