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It took until June 1922, six months after the name of the Post Office had changed, for the new cds POLSKI URZĄD POCZTOWY NQ 1 GDAŃSK to be brought into use. Also new labels Z AMERYKI PRZEZ POLSKI URZĄD POCZTOWY No 1 W GDAŃSKU were introduced. Three different series of labels were used: Without a code letter. with code letter b and with code letter c.
Above: Card for a 5 kg parcel sent to Nowy Sącz with the new label without code letter and the POLSKI URZĄD POCZTOWY NQ 1 GDAŃSK a cds 11.1.23. In Gdańsk, 1200 marks for postage, transport from the ship and Customs handling was raised. Single-line WOLNE OD CŁA and TARNÓW 2 2a cds 23.1.23 of the Customs Post Office. NOWY SĄCZ 1 2c arrival cds 23.1.23, the day the card arrived. NOWY SĄCZ 1 2b 24.1.23 cds, the day the card was sent to the recipient and NOWY SĄCZ 1 4a cds 25.1.23 cancelling 24 postage due stamps of 50 marks on the day the parcel was collected.
Below: Card for a 5¼ kg parcel sent to Nowy Sącz with the new label with code letter c and the POLSKI URZĄD POCZTOWY No 1 GDAŃSK a cds 3.7.23. Because of the growing inflation. the sum of 12.000 marks for postage was due in Gdańsk; transport from the ship and Customs handling charges were also raised. TARNÓW 2 2a cds 9.7.23 of the Customs Post Office on the reverse. NOWY SĄCZ 1 2c arrival cds 9.7.23, the day the card arrived, NOWY SĄCZ 1 2b 10.7.23 cds, the day the card was sent to the recipient and NOWY SĄCZ 1 4a cds 10.7.23 cancelling 12 postage due stamps of 1000 marks on the day the parcel was collected on the reverse. The left part of the card was detached and given to the recipient.
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