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Topic: Is this media mail?

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Subject: Is this media mail?
Date Posted: 1/5/2011 8:50 AM ET
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I have a homeschool curricululm that is in a series of small binders. Would this count as media mail?

 

Thanks!

Date Posted: 1/5/2011 2:22 PM ET
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Because of the content, my first thought is yes.  Then I notice its in binders.  Media Mail is bound printed material...yikes, we need an expert for this one b/c both binding and content matter for MM rates.

As clarification, are you referring to 3-ring binders or are they spiral bound (or those plastic comb thingies)?  And we assume a commercially produced educational cirruculum?

Date Posted: 1/5/2011 6:48 PM ET
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Customer Support Ruling from USPS regarding eligibility of loose leaf page for Media Mail rate:  http://pe.usps.com/text/CSR/PS-010.htm

 

Looks ok to me.

Date Posted: 1/7/2011 2:45 PM ET
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Yes, it's commercially produces and a 3-ring binder. Thanks guys!