Paid Reply Postal Cards & Business Reply Cards

by Jay L. Rogers

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Paid Reply Postal Card SC# UY3 PM1 + PR1 unsevered      "Boyce's Monthly" solicitation


1/12/01   Chicago, IL   Printed   Red   W. D. Boyce Co, Chicago, IL


Both sides of this unsevered and unused return card are shown in two configurations.


The upper left image is on the other side of the lower right image.


The upper right image is on the other side of the lower left image.



An Unsolicited "Book of colored photos" was sent and the receiver then told of his obligation to send money


for 4 annual subscriptions to "Boyces Monthly". This unethical use of the mails, now illegal, is a surprising


business practice for the man who, 8 years later, incorporated the Boy Scouts of America.




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Paid Reply Postal Card SC# UY5 PM4 + PR4 unsevered      Baden Powell Luncheon Invitation


02/10/12   Baltimore, MD   Typed   Red-black   The City Club, Baltimore, MD


Both sides of this unsevered and unused return card are shown; the right image being inverted.



Baden Powell arrived in New York City on 01/31/12 and, for 5 weeks, toured the United States promoting


Scouting. Until we find another, this card is the only recorded philatelic recognition of the entire event.



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Paid Reply Postal Card SC# UY7 PM4 + PR4 unsevered      Camp TAY-LOW Registration Application  


5/23/32   Mobile, AL   Printed   Black   Mobile Council, BSA, Mobile, AL


Both sides of this unsevered and unused return card are shown in two configurations.



The upper left image is on the other side of the lower right image.


The upper right image is on the other side of the lower left image.




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Business Reply Card      San Francisco Area Council


08/24/34

San Francisco, CA

San Mateo County Council Sea Scout Regatta

Printed

Brown on Manila

  Message is Mimeographed in Black


It is not apparent why this card, which was properly returned to Council, bears a 1st class cancel & a 2¢ postage due stamp.





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