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PS 3877

Firm Mailing Book for Accountable Mail (6/2011)

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Guide To Firm Mailers

The following instructions are for the preparation and use of the
firm mailing book for Adult Signature Required, Adult Signature Restricted
Delivery, Certified Mail®, COD, Delivery Confirmation™, Express Mail®, Insured,
Recorded Delivery (International), Registered, Return Receipt for
Merchandise, and Signature Confirmation™.

1. All forms must be completed by typewriter, ink, or ballpoint pen.

2. The name and address of the sender must appear at the top of each form.

3. A complete return address must appear on each article.

4. Make sure the articles are properly packaged.

5. Make sure postage, fees, and all other services are entered in the
appropriate columns on the forms.

6. If a return receipt is desired, the “Return Receipt Requested” endorsement
must be prominently stamped or written below the Registered, Insured (for
more than $50), COD, Certified, Return Receipt for Merchandise, or Express
Mail number on the article. The return address and article number must be
filled in on the card before attaching it to the article. If Restricted Delivery
service is desired, this endorsement must also appear under the number
on the article. Restricted Delivery is not available for Express Mail.

7. Registered, Insured, COD, Certified, Return Receipt for merchandise,
Express Mail, Delivery Confirmation, Signature Confirmation, Adult
Signature Required, Adult Signature Restricted Delivery and international
recorded delivery service articles must be listed in numerical order and the
articles should be presented in numerical order, if possible.

8. The total number of articles must be entered in the proper space at the
bottom of the form.

9. The form must be made out in duplicate for Registered, COD, and Express
Mail articles.

10. Registered Articles:
a. Do not list registered articles on the same form with other classes of
b. Affix Label 200 above the address and to the right of the return address.
c. Scotch tape, filament tape, or other tapes that will not absorb
postmarking ink may not be used to seal registered items.

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