This photo was originally published March 5, 1970. File The Star
This photo was originally published March 5, 1970. File The Star

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Time Capsule: 10-cent airmail vs. 6-cent first-class mail

The Star

July 27, 2017 11:28 AM

Originally published March 5, 1970

“Confronted by a 4-cent choice, many letter writers wonder in the age of ‘overnight’ mail service if it is worth a 10-cent stamp to send airmail when a regular 6-cent first-class stamp might get the letter there just as fast. The outdoor boxes shown are at the main post office building.”

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