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Subject: is this postable?
Date Posted: 3/19/2010 8:48 PM ET
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I bought a marked down book from a bookstore and they took a Sharpie and drew a thick black line on the bottom of the book, from the front cover to the back to show that it was a markdown. does that mark make the book unpostable?

Date Posted: 3/19/2010 8:51 PM ET
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That is called a remainder mark.  Books with remainder marks are postable as long as the ink has bleed through to obscure the text.

Date Posted: 3/19/2010 8:52 PM ET
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I believe that would count as a remainder mark and is fine to post.

Date Posted: 3/19/2010 8:56 PM ET
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Thanks for the quick response!!

Date Posted: 3/19/2010 9:06 PM ET
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Remainder marks are postable.  Here's from the Help Center:

Page edges: remainder marks are OK.  A name written on the page edges is okay (if it does not bleed in and obscure text on the text pages)