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'Iraqi Post and Telegraph Guide 1930' [‎164r] (346/483)

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The record is made up of 1 file (229 folios). It was created in c 1930-c 1939. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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Foreign Post Directory*
293
For Explanation of Symbols see page
139.
Remarks —The undermentioned articles are admitted only by
authority of the Soviet Government :—
Printed matter, printers’ blocks, photographs, films, drawings,
manuscripts, matrices, gramophone records, and records or
material used in their manufacture. Corrected proofs and
printed matter with marked words or phrases are totally
prohibited.
Parcei Post §§* :: —
(1) Russia-in-Europe.
Route (a )—Through India.
T^ates of postage +— Not over 1 kilo.
Customs declarations —Not over 3 kilos.
2 Not over 5 kilos.
Rs.
4
5
5
a.
6
6
11
a.
9
6
11
3
Route {h) 1 —Through Syria, Trance and Lettonia. Rs.
Mates of postage +— Not over I kilo. 3
Not over 3 kilos. ••• 5
Customs declarations —Not over 5 kilos.
3 Not over 10 kilos. ... 12
If mite (b) 2 —Through Syria, France, Germany, and Poland.
Rs. a.
7
3
8
14
P.
6
6
6
p.
6
6
6
6
Rates of postage
3
5
6
11
P'
6
6
6
0
Not over 1 kilo.
Not over 3 kilos.
Customs declarations —Not over 5 kilos.
3 Not over 10 kilos
The sender of a parcel addressed to a place in lv '- t 00 it V iiJU """ITTVrii P
transmission by the overland 'route, shou c nn ma . ^
parcel whether he wishes it to be transmitter. ,\ i<>
or route (b) 2.
Maximum dimensions — Greatest length 3| feet i^ ’
greatest length and girth combined 6 fee
Limit of Value —None.
Insurance —Available up to £40.
Special prohibitions t—Letters ; arms o£ war^ playing ;
artificial and adulterated saffron ^
poisons, opium pipes ana '
Russia-in-Europe, for

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Content

Printed volume containing details and rules of posting in Iraq.

Key chapters in the volume cover:

  • Inland post
  • Foreign post
  • Foreign parcel post
  • Money orders
  • Official post articles
  • Railway post letters
  • Telegraphs.

There are some loose folios in an envelope, placed at the back of the volume. These contain amendments suggested to the parcel postage section; their author and date are unknown.

Extent and format
1 file (229 folios)
Arrangement

The volume’s contents are arranged into eight sections. Contents pages (ff 6-9) lists the chapters, and refer to page numbers.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 231; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. Pagination: the file also contains an original printed pagination sequence.

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English in Latin script
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