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3326 PARCEL POST COXVENTIOX-FRANCE. DECEMBER 7. ~O~ 1935. OrdiDU'1 parcels. Aucun emballage n'est exige pour les colis ordinaires form~ d'un seul objet, tels que pieces de bois, de metal etc. qui ne Bont point embalMs habituelle- ment (lans Ie commerce. Oonl uillers tor 5. Tout liquide, toute sub- Iiquid~. stance aisement liquefiable doi- vent ~tre emball~ dans un double recipient. Entre Ie premier reci- pient (bouteille, flacon, pot, botte, etc...) et Ie second (boite en metal, en bois r~istant, en carton ondule solide ou en fibre de bois solide, ou tout autre recipient de resistance equivalente), il doit ~tre r~erve un espace rempli de sciure de bois, de son ou de toute autre matiere absorbante, en quantite suffisante pour ab- sorber tout Ie liquide, si Ie recipient vient A ~tre brise. I'owde~ 8ml dy~. 6. Las poudres et les teintures en poudre doivent ~tre con- tenues dans un etui en metal hermetiquement ferme et scelle, contenu lui-m~me dans un deu- neme etui exterieur solide, de faQon A assurer Ia plus grande protection possible aux autres correspondances. 8e8ling. etc.• Insured 7. Las colis assur~ doivent percels. obligatoirement ~tre fermes et scelles au moyen de cachets en cire, au moy-en de I plombs ou autrement; il est recommande d'apposer, sur les cachets ou les plombs une empreinte uniforme speciale d'une faQon bien appa- rente. La cachetage(ou Ie plom- bage) des colis ordinaires est facultatif. Ewnination hy cm;· La service du j,ays de destina- toms SEll'vlce. dro" 1 tion a Ie It 'ouvnr es colis pour en f&ire verifier Ie contenu par la douane. Dans ce cas, ces colis doivent @tre refermes, et, si c'est necessaire, recachetes Al'aide de cachets officiels, apres la veri- fication. Amountofinsuran(, 8. Lea colis assures et les bulle- etc., to be expres.'lIld. tins d'expedition y afferents doi- vent porter l'indication du mon- tant de l'assurance exprimoo en monnaie du pays d'origine. Cette indication doit @tre portee en caracteres latins, en toutes lettres, et en chiffres arabes. La montant de l'assurance doit egale- No packing is required for ordinary parcels consisting of a single artlCle, such as pieces of wood, metal, etc., which are not usually packed by the trade. 5. All liquids or easily liquefi- able substances must be packed in a double container. Between the first container (bottle, flask, pot, box, etc.) and the second (box of metal, strong wood, strong corrugated pasteboard or fiber- board, or any other receptacle of equal strength) must be reserved a space filled with sawdust, bran, or some other spongy material, in sufficient quantity to absorb all the liquid if the container happens to become broken. 6. Powders and dyes in powder form must be enclosed in a hermetically sealed metal box, enclosed in tum in another strong outside container, so as to afford the greatest possible protection to the other mail articles. 7. Insured parcels must be fastened and sealed with wax, lea,d, or otherwise; it is recom- mended that a special uniform imprint be placed in a conspicu- ous manner on the wax or lead seals. The sealing of ordinary parcels wit.h wax (or Jead) is optional. The service of the country of destination has the right to open the parcels in order that the cus- toms may inspect their contents. In this case, the J!arcels must be refastened, and, If necessary, re- sealed with the official seals after inspection. 8. Insured parcels and the dis- patch notes relating thereto must bear an indication of the amount of the insurance, expressed in money of the country of origin. That information must be given in Roman letters, spelled out in full, and in Arabic figures. The amount of the insurance must