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Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service
Domestic Mail Manual

Summary of Changes
Quick Service Guides

100 Retail Letters, Cards, Flats, and Parcels

101 Physical Standards

102 Elements on the Face of a Mailpiece

110 Priority Mail Express

120 Priority Mail

130 First-Class Mail

140 Every Door Direct Mail - Retail (EDDM-Retail)

150 Standard Post

170 Media Mail and Library Mail

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A Customer's Guide to Mailing

200 Commercial Letters, Cards, Flats, and Parcels
    201 Physical Standards

202 Elements on the Face of a Mailpiece

203 Basic Postage Statement, Documentation, and Preparation Standards

207 Periodicals

210 Priority Mail Express

220 Priority Mail

230 First-Class Mail

240 Standard Mail
250 Parcel Select
260 Bound Printed Matter
270 Media Mail and Library Mail
280 First-Class Package Services
500 Additional Mailing Services
    503 Extra and Additional Services

505 Return Services

507 Mailer Services

508 Recipient Services

509 Other Services
600 Basic Standards for All Mailing Services
    601 Mailability

602 Addressing

604 Postage Payment Methods and Refunds

607 Mailer Compliance and Appeals of Classification Decisions

608 Postal Information and Resources

609 Filing Indemnity Claims for Loss or Damage
700 Special Standards
    703 Nonprofit Standard Mail and Other Unique Eligibility

705 Advanced Preparation and Special Postage Payment Systems

708 Technical Specifications

709 Negotiated Service Agreements
Index and Appendices

Forms Glossary

Price List (Notice 123)

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