22 November 1923, Kilburn/ London to
Baghdad. Ordinary Cover from the 1st acceptance of mail which was
announced to the public on 19 November 1923. Route Instruction “Overland
Via Haifa” and finked with 6d comprising of 3d postage and 3d Overland
Mail surcharge. On reverse arrival postmark BAGHDAD H.O. 2 DEC 23, Transit
time 14 days.
Postal Notice, informing about the warrant that Postal
may be sent by Overland Mail since 1st April 1924 (extract)
FOREIGN AND COLONIAL POST (EXCEPT PARCELS).
In pursuance of the Rules Publication Act, 1893, His Majesty's
Postmaster-General hereby gives notice, that a Warrant dated the 31st day
of March, 1924, and coming into operation on the 1st day of April, 1924,
has been made, on
his representation, by the Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury
relating to the transmission of postal packets by motor overland service
And the Postmaster-General further gives notice, that copies of the said
Warrant may be purchased, either directly or through any bookseller, from
His Majesty's Stationery Office at the following addresses: Imperial
Kingsway, London, W.C. 2; 28, Abingdon Street, London, S.W. 1; York
Street, Manchester; 1, St. Andrew's Crescent, Cardiff; 120, George Street,
Dated this 22nd day of April, 1924.
H. S. Pearce,
Assistant Solicitor to H.M. Post Office.
General Post Office, E. C. 1.