small packet

small packet - A class of international mail that can be used to send disks and tapes, computer materials, commercial samples, other lightweight merchandise items, or business documents that do not have the character of personal correspondence. For postage payment purposes, it is part of the other articles (ao) rate category. The weight limit for small packets is 4 pounds to all destination countries, except for Italy, which has a 2-pound limit, and Burma (Myanmar) and Papua New Guinea, which have a 1-pound limit.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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