3232 PARCEL POST AGREEMENT-'VINDWARD ISLANDS. May 20. 1935. June 21. 1935. Sent t\ d600uvert. 5. Parcels sent a decouvert must be entered separately on the parcel bills. N~mberi~g parcels 6. Each dispatching office of exchange shall number the parcels by dlsputchmg office. • Ifhd . h fh.f In the upper e t- an corner, commencm~ eac year a res serIes or each office of exchange of destination. The last number of the year shall be shown on the parce~ bill of the first dispatch of the following To be prepared in ye7~'The parcel bills are prepared in duplicate. The original is sent duplicate. •• d. fh in the regular mails, while the duplicate IS mserte In one 0 t e par- cel sacks. The sack containing the parcel bill is designated by the Jetter" F ", traced in a conspicuous manner on the label. Articles in transit. 8. The exact method of advising parcels or the receptacles con- taining them sent by one Administration in transit through the other together with any details of procedure in connection with the advice of such parcels or receptacles for which provision is not made above, shall be settled by mutual agreement through correspondence between the two Administrations. Certificates o( mail- ing. Furnished sender on request. No responsibility (or ordinary pf,rcels. Insurance. Fee. Indemnity limited. Other limits by agreement. Coin. Jewelry. etc. Fees for indemnity. VIII. CERTIFICATES OF MAILI:NG. The sender will, on request at the time of mailing an ordinary (uninsured) parcel, receive a certificate of mailing from the post office where the parcel is mailed on a form provided for the purpose; and each country may fix a reasonable fee therefor, but no certificate of mailin~, other than the insurance receipt, will be furnished the sender of Insured parcels. IX. RESPONSIBILITY NOT ACCEPTED FOR ORDINARY PARCELS. Neither the sender nor the addressee of an ordinary (uninsured) parcel shall be entitled to compensation for the loss of the parcel or for the abstraction of or damage to its contents. X. INSURANCE. 1. The sender of a parcel may have the same insured by' paying in addition to the postage such insurance fee, as is prescrIbed by the country of origin, and in the event of loss] rifling, or damage, indem- nity shall be paid for the actual amount, based on the actual value at the time and place of mailing of the loss, rifling or damage up to a sum not exceeding $100 gold, when mailed in the United States of America, or £20 when mailed in the ""'indward Islands. No insured parcel shall be indemnified for nn amount above the real value of its contents. Both Administrations reserve the right to arrange by mutual agreement through correspondence for a higher or lower limit of indemnity than that mentioned in this Agreement. 2. Every parcel containing coin, bullion, jewelry or any other pre- cious article must be insured. If a parcel contaming coin, bullIon, jewelry or any other precious article IS fosted uninsured the Admin- istration which delivers it shall treat i in accordance with its own regulations. Every parcel containing jewelry or any other precious article exceeding £100 ($500), in value must be packed in a box mea~ uring not less than 2 feet 6 ll1ches in length and girth combined. 3. The Administration of origin is entitled to fix its own fees for different limits of indemnity within the maximum provided.
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