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  1. #1
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    Jul 2007

    what is maximum size for postcards mailed at .26 postcard rate

    Looking at printing some postcards for a local nonprofit - what is the maximum size dimension for postcards to be mailed at the 26 cent USPS postcard rate?

  2. #2
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    Jul 2006

    Maximum USPS postcard size is 4.25" x 6"

    See http://pe.usps.com/Archive/HTML/DMMA....htm#wp1002733
    6.3.2 Postcard Dimensions

    Each card (i.e., each stamped card or postcard or each half of a double stamped card or postcard) claimed at a card rate must be:

    a. Rectangular.

    b. Not less than 3‑1/2 inches high, 5 inches long, and 0.007 inch thick.

    c. Not more than 4‑1/4 inches high, or more than 6 inches long, or greater than 0.016 inch thick. [C100.2.1]

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