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RECYCLE POSTCARD SWAP #13

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RECYCLE POSTCARD SWAP #13
Group:What's in your mailbox?
Swap Coordinator:young46356 (contact)
Swap categories: Postcards 
Number of people in swap:16
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Last day to signup/drop:April 7, 2014
Date items must be sent by:April 16, 2014
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Send one recycled postcard to one partner. You may create a postcard from the front of a greeting or note card or reuse a postcard that has been previously mailed by adding a new address page. Blank postcard address stickers are available on-line from several companies. Stamps with blank postcard address pages are also available. You may also put a back on a new photograph and make a postcard out of it. However, be aware that In the United States any postcard larger than 4x6 requires first class postage (49c) and if you add anything that might get caught in mail cancelling machinery you should probably send your postcard in an envelope. The default way to mail is naked, but like me if you don't want a naked card say so in the comments section.

Discussion

uiltje 03/22/2014 #

I'm jealous of American postal rates: inlands in The Netherlands $0,88 (= €0,64). No matter what size as long as it's up till 20 grams.

I can almost go on my bike from one side of the country to the other....

IrinaBG 03/24/2014 #

May I ask for a touristy card, please?

Lady 03/24/2014 #

can we alter a PC we have and send that?

Lady 03/24/2014 #

More details on US PC rates: to get the postcard rate in the USA:

  • it must be rectangular,
  • at least 3-1/2 inches high x 5 inches long x 0.007 inch thick, AND
  • no more than 4-1/4 inches high x 6 inches long x 0.016 inches thick.

If it is larger than 4.25 x 6 " (but less than 6-1/8" x 11-1/2" x 1/4" thick) requires first class postage (49c). Bigger than that and the :"flats" (large envie) rate applies.

Thanks for hosting.

young46356 03/28/2014 #

Lady: you may reuse a postcard you have received; you may use the front of a greeting card that you have received; you may use a photograph as a postcard by adding a backing; you may use the front of a paperback book as a postcard; anything you can come up with as long as it can be converted to a naked postcard is fine.

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