Certificate of Posting - Registered.

Registered mail is controlled by signatures of any postal employee handling the mail as it passes through the system. The initial stage is a certificate signed by the postal employee acknowledging receipt from the sender. These documents come in a multiple page booklet, the original staying at the Post Office and the carbon copy given to the sender.

As can be seen in the illustrations, the sizes and wording on the document changed with time. One constant, however, is the Post Office cancellation that makes it an official document. (Figures 1 & 2).

While this may seem a questionable item to collect, it is the first step in the movement of registered mail.

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Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 2:00pm

Due to Covid 19 concerns, the NOJEX ÉPA Annual General Meeting has  been cancelled.  Since this is our opportunity to get together at our annual meeting, we are instead taking steps to set up a Zoom meeting, as many philatelic societies have done.  The date will be Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 2:00 PM (EDT), and it will include a Power Point presentation by Robert Benninghoff entitled Border between Two Irelands.  All members with email addresses will be invited to join by our Vice President Mike Canavan (michaelscanav