The Nine-cent Prexie

Samples of merchandise, surface rate

The postage for sending samples of merchandise internationally by surface transportation was one-and-one-half cents per each two ounces from April 1, 1932 until November 1, 1953.

This tag was used to send a sample weighing between eleven and twelve ounces to Iceland.

A package containing ore samples sent to Bralorne Mines in British Columbia in 1944.

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