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Subject: Combination of stamps for $2.13
Date Posted: 5/24/2007 12:58 PM ET
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Does anyone have a list of stamps that make up $2.13?  I loved the .85 and .75¢ stamps that

made up $1.59 and want to find a combination for the new postage.

Date Posted: 5/24/2007 1:20 PM ET
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You can buy:

2 - $1 stamps
1 - 10 cents stamp
1 - 3 cents stamp

Sure would be handy if they have a 13 cents stamp...



Date Posted: 5/24/2007 1:36 PM ET
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Thanks for the reply!  The last time I checked, the post office said that they were discontinuing the $1 stamp.  Maybe

they changed their minds.  Thanks again.

Date Posted: 5/24/2007 6:59 PM ET
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I just bought a bunch of postage through USPS-including the $1 stamp-about $50.00 worth of postage!

Date Posted: 5/25/2007 12:28 AM ET
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Three .70 stamps and one .03 stamp also works.

Date Posted: 5/25/2007 1:28 AM ET
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Or two .75s and a .63 -- I ordered them from the USPS online.

Date Posted: 5/25/2007 10:06 AM ET
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Thanks, you guys! 

Date Posted: 5/25/2007 1:31 PM ET
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I cheat, because I use some older stamps I just found. I use 5 .41s (current 1st Class Rate) and then glue an .08 on to make up the difference. I  keep meaning to find out what my current postage options are for the .08 - I like being able to buy stamps I can use for letters or books (the .41s)!


Date Posted: 5/26/2007 11:41 AM ET
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Date Posted: 5/27/2007 4:36 PM ET
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I use 2 .87s and a .41.  It does put me 2 cents over, but I like the ease of only having to have two kinds of stamps for most of my mailings. 

Date Posted: 5/27/2007 9:54 PM ET
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I use 3 of the $0.70 stamps and one $0.03 for the $2.13 postage.



Date Posted: 5/28/2007 2:10 PM ET
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I bought a bunch of $2 stamps, .10s and .03s

Date Posted: 5/28/2007 2:25 PM ET
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I use 5- .41 cent stamps and 2- .04 cent stamps.   I also like being able to use the first class stamps and not have to invest much money in the remaining stamps.  My post office said that they do not stock .08 cent stamps.

Date Posted: 5/31/2007 1:22 AM ET
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I bought a bunch of $2 stamps, .10s and .05s.  I send everything First Class Parcel now - faster delivery and faster credit for only .02s!

Date Posted: 5/31/2007 11:21 AM ET
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For under 1 lb, I put (4)-.41cent and( 3)-.17cent stamps.  It takes me over by 2cents, but I like using only two types of stamps because I always have those on hand in my office. 

For 2lbs media rate, I use (6) 41cent and (1) 1cent stamps. (I bought 100 penny stamps to keep on hand).

Date Posted: 5/31/2007 3:12 PM ET
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I use 2  $1.00 stamps, a 10 cent stamp, and (2 ) 2 cent  stamps on mine.  Maybe one day I'll remember to buy one cent stamps!  LOL

Date Posted: 6/2/2007 12:04 AM ET
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I have been trying to use up my $.39 stamps so 5 @$.39, a $.10, a $.05 and a $.03.

Also 2 @$.87 and a $.39

When using DC for a total of $2.31, I have used the following combinations:

2 @ $.84 and a $.63

or 2 @ $1.00, a $.23 and 2 @ $.04


Date Posted: 6/4/2007 4:14 PM ET
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I was unpacking a box that was leftover from moving, and discovered a bunch of unused stamps. So I've had kind of a puzzle whenever I've mailed a book. Today it was 6 (.32) + .20 + .01. If you order a book from me, you might get an interesting combo! :)

Date Posted: 6/4/2007 8:13 PM ET
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I use 1 $2, 1-10c  and 1-3c. Is the combination I found with the least quantity of stamps.

Date Posted: 6/7/2007 12:38 PM ET
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I bought more stamps today.  5 x .41 + 2 x .04 adds up to $2.13.  I had actually asked for .03 and .05 stamps to equal the extra 8 cents, but when the clerk told me she had the .04 stamps, that certainly simplified my stamp collection.  So I only have to use two different denominations, and only one is an "odd" denomination. 

Date Posted: 6/7/2007 1:26 PM ET
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2 x .63 plus 1 x .87 while supplies last. Any combinations for books over a pound - $2.47?
Jamie B. (mrsb) - ,
Date Posted: 6/10/2007 4:46 PM ET
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I asked at tbe PO yesterday if they ever thought about coming out with a Media Mail stamp ~$2.13 and $2.47  (like you can buy the Priority Stamp to use to mail out from home) ... it was the strangest thing the entire PO all of a sudden become mysteriously quiet and EVERYONE'S eyes were on me ... I thought maybe my dress was stuck in my pantyhose or something ... anyway, the answer was an astounding NO and then conversation began again.  Hey ... I thought it was a bloody good question if I say so myself!  When I got back out to the car and told my husband what had just happened, he said that they were probably all wanting to hurry up and get back to the office and put it in the "Good Idea" box and win the million dollar prize ... hahahahaha

Cheers ~

Jamie :)

Date Posted: 6/10/2007 8:03 PM ET
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The post office worker said they had NOT been told the $1 stamps would be discontinued-

She did not think that would happen-

I asked why the media mail rates were not included on the information sheet showing new rate- She said the PO did not want to encourage Media Mail--  humm- interesting


Date Posted: 7/24/2007 8:27 PM ET
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Gaa! No more $0.87 stamps! (According to my P.O.)
Date Posted: 7/25/2007 10:27 PM ET
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The priority mail machines in the lobbies of some post offices print stamps in any amount over $1 that you specify. This way you can actually buy a $2.13 stamp.