#Q1-12 – 1913 Parcel Post Stamps 12v

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Get a Complete Collection of Parcel Post Stamps

Now you can get the complete collection of 12 Parcel Post stamps issued from 1912-13 with one money-saving order.

In 1912, the U.S. Postal Department established its parcel post service for sending items weighing 16 ounces or more through the mail.  The U.S. Post Office divides all mail into four classes, with parcel post making up the fourth class.  Almost any type of merchandise can be mailed parcel post, including day – old chicks, baby alligators, and honeybees.  Only items that could be dangerous to handle cannot be sent through the U.S. postal system.

Twelve stamps with various denominations were issued in 1912-13 to prepay the fourth-class rate.  Although different vignette designs were featured, all twelve stamps used the same border and color, which caused a great deal of confusion for postal workers.

Less than a year later, the Postmaster General authorized ordinary postage stamps as valid for parcel post.  Parcel post stamps were then made valid for all classes of mail and were used as regular postage until the supply was depleted.  The 20¢ issue was the first stamp to picture an aircraft carrying mail, although by 1912, mail had been transported by air on numerous occasions.


 

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Get a Complete Collection of Parcel Post Stamps

Now you can get the complete collection of 12 Parcel Post stamps issued from 1912-13 with one money-saving order.

In 1912, the U.S. Postal Department established its parcel post service for sending items weighing 16 ounces or more through the mail.  The U.S. Post Office divides all mail into four classes, with parcel post making up the fourth class.  Almost any type of merchandise can be mailed parcel post, including day – old chicks, baby alligators, and honeybees.  Only items that could be dangerous to handle cannot be sent through the U.S. postal system.

Twelve stamps with various denominations were issued in 1912-13 to prepay the fourth-class rate.  Although different vignette designs were featured, all twelve stamps used the same border and color, which caused a great deal of confusion for postal workers.

Less than a year later, the Postmaster General authorized ordinary postage stamps as valid for parcel post.  Parcel post stamps were then made valid for all classes of mail and were used as regular postage until the supply was depleted.  The 20¢ issue was the first stamp to picture an aircraft carrying mail, although by 1912, mail had been transported by air on numerous occasions.