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Subject: Media Mail Rate Decrease
Date Posted: 4/4/2016 7:01 PM ET
Member Since: 2/13/2007
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I was just at the Postal Regulations Forum and discovered that on April 10th forever stamps drop in value to 47 cents and media mail rates will drop 4%. I had not heard anything about this previously, so thought I would spread the word! It's not much but every penny counts sometimes.

Date Posted: 4/4/2016 10:13 PM ET
Member Since: 2/12/2006
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Wow - I don't ever recall a DROP in rates (and, hey, I'm OLD!).... 

Date Posted: 4/5/2016 12:19 AM ET
Member Since: 5/7/2009
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You mean you don't remember the 1885 or the 1919 price drops?  The only 2 other price drops in history.  LOL

Date Posted: 4/5/2016 8:08 AM ET
Member Since: 9/25/2008
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One pound will be $2.61 and each additional pound 48 cents on April 10th.

Date Posted: 4/5/2016 9:31 AM ET
Member Since: 2/12/2006
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LOL indeed, Theresa!  Well, I'm sure about not remembering the 1885 one ....  

Pam M. -
Date Posted: 4/5/2016 6:44 PM ET
Member Since: 1/11/2010
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Well dang it!  I just stopped at the APC and bought 2.72 stamps.   Sigh.

Date Posted: 4/5/2016 8:11 PM ET
Member Since: 7/2/2009
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The last increases was only temporary and now expires. Good for us