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>> THE POLISH POST IN THE FREE CITY OF GDAŃSK 1920 - 1939
>> POCZTA POLSKA W WOLNYM MIEŚCIE GDAŃSKU 1920 - 1939


>> 6 HEVELIUSPLATZ: THE MAIN POST OFFICE
6.1.1 DOMESTIC MAIL — THE USE OF CASH PAYMENT MARKS

Concessionary postage rates, with discounts ranging up to 60% according to volume, were available for cash prepaid, bulk sendings of printed matter of the same size and weight. Such mail was endorsed OPŁACONO GOTÓWKĄ (paid in cash) plus a percentage figure indicating the proportion of normal postage payable, not the discount. In case the minimum amount was not sent, the normal postal rates could be paid in cash.

Above: Printed matter sent from Gdańsk to Lwów on which the cash payment indicator, quoting the agreement number, has Been printed in a highly ornamental design. POLSKI URZĄD POCZT-TEL GDAŃSK 1 C cds 20.7.34.
Below: Printed matter sent from Gdańsk to Kraków with a double-line cash payment handstamp without the agreement number. POLSKI URZĄD POCZT.-TEL. GDAŃSK 1 cds 28.11.32.

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The Polish Post in the Free City of Gdańsk 1920 - 1939, Page 55.


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