The One-and-one-half-cent Prexie

Printed matter - treaty rate with Canada

The postal treaty with Canada specified a rate of one-and-one-half cents per two ounces for printed matter, commercial papers and samples of merchandise from April 1, 1932 until November 1, 1953.

A taxidermy brochure sent to British Columbia.

Greeting cards were treated as printed matter under the treaty so long as they contained no more than five words of written message.

A Christmas card sent from Hawaii to British Columbia in 1942. Civil censorship applied in Hawaii.

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