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Overland Mail Baghdad Haifa Pages
 

Postal Rates and Overland Mail Surcharges

   

Westwards bounded rates from Iran

 

Postage Rate Iran (Foreign Rate) to Europe and USA (surface mail)

(Date Format dd.mm.yyyy)

 

Postage Rate Period 1:

Earliest known date: 21.12.1923

Latest known date: 15.12.1924

Postage Rate
(up to 20 Grams)
  Postage Rate
(each additional 20 Grams)
  Registration   Overland Mail Surcharge
per 20 Grams
  Overland Mail Surcharge
each additional 20 Grams
20 Ch.   10 Ch.   20 Ch.   20 Ch.   20 Ch.

 

Ordinary Letters

           
40 Ch. rate            

 

Registered letters

             
 
60 Ch. rate           180 Ch. Rate (5. weight class)
             

 

Postcards and other Postal Subjects

             
             

 

Unclear franking's

           
70 Ch. rate
Why 70 Chais? It is an ordinary, not registered cover
  40 Chais Rate plus British Postage Due of  of 1 pence so British Post either must have been aware of a different rate, or mistake by British Post   50 Chais Rate