Fwd: Sending Seeds

MARK MAZER AND FREDRIKA MAZER markmazerandfm13@earthlink.net
Sat, 13 Jul 2013 10:42:35 PDT
 I still 
> don't trust the postal folks (or at least their machinery) not to do some 
> damage.

3.3 Odd-Shaped Items in Paper Envelopes 
Pens, pencils, key rings, bottle caps, and other similar odd-shaped items
are not permitted in letter-size or flat-size paper envelopes unless they
are wrapped within the other contents of the envelope to streamline the
shape of the mailpiece and prevent damage during postal processing. If an
odd-shaped item is not properly wrapped, it could burst through the
envelope and cause injury to employees and damage to USPS processing
equipment. Odd-shaped items that are properly wrapped within paper
envelopes and sent at letter prices may be subject to the nonmachinable
surcharge under 133.1.5 or 233.4.3 for First-Class Mail letters, or the
nonmachinable prices under 243.5.5 for Standard Mail letters. Certain types
of odd-shaped items, when properly wrapped, are permitted as automation
price letter-size mail subject to the standards in 201.3.0. Flat-size
automation price mail is subject to the uniform thickness requirement in

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