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Manual letter routing
Date Issued: 1973-04-30
Postage Value: 8 cents

Commemorative issue
Postal People
Manual letter routing

A very high percentage of mail was routed manually at the time these stamps were issued. Over the ensuing 20 years, a high percentage of the mail now is routed automatically. The barcoding on envelopes is a visible sign of such automation.

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