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Posted 03/19/2017   7:14 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add jackblack1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Would it be correct to assume a connection between those who used precancel envelopes and those using just stamps?
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Posted 03/19/2017   7:37 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add chasa to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I would assume that users who decided to order precancel envelopes would NOT be the same people who used the stamps in most cases.
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Posted 03/21/2017   09:07 am  Show Profile Check jobi01's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jobi01 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Generally the users of precancel envelopes were not users of precancel stamps. There is no comprehensive list of precancel users and their preferences available that I can find. Perhaps somewhere in the post office archives such a list exists. Local post masters were responsible for verifying that a user held a valid precancel permit before ordering stamps or envelopes.
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