The local postage rate
Special local postal
August 1st 1856, the Post Office set up a local rate for
printed matters circulating within a Postal District.
|1866: Visting cards circulating inside
open envelope within the same Postal District benefited from a special
Here, 5 c for an envelope which weighs is under 10 g (Aug 1st, 1856
rate).The stamp "Après le Départ" means that the
was mail after the last collection.
The printed matters circulating opened benefited from a special rate.
Here, a printed matter from LILLE to LILLE franked with 5 c for a weigh
under 10 g.