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Subject: First class mail question
Date Posted: 7/31/2017 12:52 AM ET
Member Since: 12/5/2008
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It used to be that first class mail was available as an option for smaller lighter books... those under 8 ounces or so--on the pbs website.  I only see media mail now.  Why is that? 

Date Posted: 7/31/2017 4:36 PM ET
Member Since: 6/30/2008
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the postal rate for 1st class has gone up. !st class costs more than media mail for many weights. 8 oz. first class costs more than media mail.

Date Posted: 8/5/2017 11:06 AM ET
Member Since: 12/4/2008
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You can still choose first class. I do that quite frequently as it is only a few cents difference.  But it costs you $2.67 instead of $2.63.

Subject: First Class Mail Question
Date Posted: 12/5/2017 2:15 AM ET
Member Since: 5/15/2013
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Last Edited on: 12/5/17 5:52 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 12/5/2017 9:20 AM ET
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There is a difference between 1st class envelope and 1st class package.