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Topic: Largest package size for lobby drop-off?

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Subject: Largest package size for lobby drop-off?
Date Posted: 11/5/2007 11:37 AM ET
Member Since: 5/14/2006
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I am a little late coming into this subject. I hope someone can help me out.

As long as I use PBS or other authorized vendor printed postage, I can send packages over 13 oz w/o standing in the P.O. box line and physically handing the package to the postal worker.  OK. I've got that part.

But does anyone know how BIG (size, not weight) a package can be and still fit into the slot in the post office lobby? I suppose I could go down there with a tape measure or a variety of boxes, but I'd feel kind of silly. I am just wondering if anyone has an idea how wide and how tall a box needs to be to easily slip through the slot using that swinging handle door.

Date Posted: 11/5/2007 11:40 AM ET
Member Since: 5/29/2007
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I'm thinking you may have to employ your measuring tape.  LOL. 

Date Posted: 11/5/2007 12:17 PM ET
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I'm thinking you'll have to measure the slot opening. I doubt if these things are the same size in every post office.

Date Posted: 11/5/2007 4:34 PM ET
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My post office lets us just sat the large packages on the counter and say to someone "electronic postage" without standing in line or going directly to a clerk.