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Subject: First Class?
Date Posted: 8/15/2010 7:32 PM ET
Member Since: 6/20/2010
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I had two book requests today; the first wrapper printed out "Media Mail" under the address as normal, but the second one says "First Class."  I can't see any option to print a mailer that says "Media Mail" for this book.  Does this happen sometimes or is it something I did?  Are there some areas of the country that can't receive Media Mail or something?  The book is normal trade sized and is going to MN.

Date Posted: 8/15/2010 7:33 PM ET
Member Since: 6/20/2010
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I apologize, I just found my answer.  It weighs less than 6oz so first class is cheaper.  Sorry!  blush

Date Posted: 8/15/2010 10:50 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Yuppers, the PBS wrappr will print out at the cheaper rate.  If it says First Class, then the book is light enough to travel FC cheaper than Media Mail.  Occassionally, the PBS database has incorrect weights tho.  Some members purchase postal scales to double check.