The Ten-cent Prexie

Customs clearance fee

The fee for clearance of customs was ten cents from May 1, 1931 until May 14, 1957.

Although the payment of a customs clearance fee was usually accounted for using a postage due stamp, in some cases a regular postage stamp was used instead. This 1950 registered letter from London was examined at customs and the ten cent fee was paid using a ten-cent Prexie.

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