Saturday, August 29, 2009

Modern Postal History - MOTHER TERESA (Aero.)

How MOTHER TERESA - 15 Rs. Aero.
left India on 2nd attempt by
Lufthansa Flight # 0757

India Post issued a new Aerogramme of Rs.15.00 on 01.03.2009 with stamp design of Mother Teresa. Four such Aerogrammes were posted to Germany in March 2009, which did not leave India, but came back to sender on 09.04.09 with a rubber-stamp instruction :

Total Postage required Rs.15/-...................................
Please affix deficiency of Postage stamps and Re-Post

Three of these Aerogrammes with rubber-stamp instruction were sent by Registered Post to Videsh Dak Bhavan, Mumbai; who did right thing by sending Mother Teresa Aerogrammes to Germany and confirmed the details vide their Regd. Letter dated 29.07.09.

Aerogramme received in Germany with
white label on Rubber-stamp instruction

Registered Letter received from
Suprintendent (Stg), Foreign Section

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