Old  February 3rd, 2004, 3:38pm     #1
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Post Card Sizes
[This can be moved to FAQ once it's re-opened.]

MAIL PIECE DIMENSIONS
http://postcalc.usps.gov/mailpiecedi...s.asp#Postcard

Postcard

Use for cards with the following dimensions:
Dimension Minimum Maximum
Height 3-1/2 inches 4-1/4 inches
Length 5 inches 6 inches
Thickness 0.007 inch 0.016 inch

Any item smaller than the minimum dimensions is not mailable.
For postcards, length is the dimension parallel to the address.
Postcards must be rectangular and be made of unfolded and uncreased paper or card stock.

Large Postcard

Use for cards over the maximum height or length dimensions of a postcard. Large postcards are charged the First-Class letter rate of $0.37. Large postcards require an additional $0.12 nonmachinable surcharge when any one of the following apply:

* Height exceeds 6-1/8 inches, or
* Length exceeds 11-1/2 inches, or
* Thickness exceeds 1/4 inch, or
* Length divided by height is less than 1.3 or more than 2.5.

For postcards, the length is the dimension parallel to the address.

MEASURING TIPS URL:
http://www.usps.com/send/preparemail...tips.htm#table

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