The Half-cent Prexie

Use to uprate a postal card

A half-cent Prexie used to pay the difference between the domestic postal card rate and the third-class foreign printed matter rate on an advertisement sent to Australia in 1941. The Australian Customs Duty stamp was applied at New York by the sender to pay the duty on incoming printed matter, as it would have been poor commercial strategy to ask the recipient to pay a tax to recieve an offer to send a survey of developments in shoe manufacturing.

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