To encourage such mailers to use these precanceled stamps, the Post Office Department offered them a slightly lower postage rate if they would also sort their mail for handling by the post office.
Precanceled Stamps P023.1.9 DMM Issue 58 (8-10-03) P-41 P 023 P000 Basic Information P020 Postage Stamps and Stationery P023Precanceled Stamps Summary P023 describes precanceled stamps as the cancellation of adhesive postage stamps, stamped envelopes, or stamped cards before mailing.
Mailer Precancel Postmark Government Precanceled Stamped Envelope Authorization * (a) (b) If Multiple Return locations are selected, complete appropriate section on back of form.
Postage Permit Imprint Precanceled Stamps Metered Customer Ref. ID Weight of a Single Piece If Sacked, Based on Permit No. Move Update Method: Total Pieces Total Weight
As this table shows, the use of first-class postage was associated with a slightly increased response rate over that received by the non-profit, precanceled postage.
The stamp collector applying for a permit to use precanceled stamps on his/her outgoing is telling the postmaster that there is no fee to get this permit.
Getting Started with Standard Mail 19 3 Paying for Postage and Permits Precanceled Stamps If you want your mailing to look more personalized, use precanceled stamps.
Standards for Business Reply Mail (BRM) Standards for Precanceled Stampsor Postage Evidencing Systems (Meters/PC Postage) to Present Presorted Mailings Standards for Merchandise Return Service (MRS) 1.
The residue of the 1938 dating order still remains as regulation 604.3.6. "3.6 Using High Value Stamps If precanceled postage on a single piece is more than $1, the precanceled stamps must be overprinted or handstamped in black ink with the mailer's initials and the numerical abbreviations of the ...
Precanceled Pieces—First-Class Mail 2.3 Pieces with precanceled stamps in a combined mailing must not weigh more than 1 ounce and must bear postage in any denomination of precanceled stamps permitted in a Presorted or automation rate mailing.