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Topic: PBS Postage: Stamped, Metered or Flats?

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Subject: PBS Postage: Stamped, Metered or Flats?
Date Posted: 3/3/2016 12:42 AM ET
Member Since: 5/4/2009
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There are three outgoing mail slots in my building, each with a different label: Stamped, Metered and Flats. Which one does a PBS book with printed postage belong in? What exactly is a Flat, anyway?

Date Posted: 3/3/2016 12:57 AM ET
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I use metered. Stamped is, well, postage stamps, anything with a picture and prepaid amount or the anytime stamps. Metered is anything printed by something like a Pitney Bowes postage meter, or another label making stamp method. Flats are large, usually business envelopes,   9 x 11, etc. not thick, just  a few millimeters in depth.



Last Edited on: 3/3/16 12:58 AM ET - Total times edited: 1