Lot 1227Parcel Post, 1913, 1¢ Post Office Clerk, tied by "Chicago, Apr 1913" machine cancel on pink Bernhard's Clothiers cover to local address, with original printed enclosure containing samples of Men's Suit material, F.-V.F. and scarce early use.
Scott No. Q1 Estimate $150 - 200.
Parcels under 4 ounces could be mailed for 1¢ per ounce regardless of distance. If a parcel contained both third class (circulars) and fourth class (merchandise, samples) material was considered parcel post if fourth-class postage equaled or exceeded the third-class rate.