postage due mail

postage due mail - Mail on which additional postage is collectable on final delivery. (Also called shortpaid mail)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • Postage due — is the term used for mail sent with insufficient postage. While the problem of what to do about letters not paying the full correct fee had existed since the creation of regular postal systems, it was greatly heightened by the advent of postage… …   Wikipedia

  • postage-due stamp — noun Date: 1893 a special adhesive stamp that is applied by a post office to mail bearing insufficient postage …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • postage due stamp — a stamp that is affixed to mail at a post office when prepayment of postage is insufficient, to indicate the amount that must be collected from the addressee. [1890 95, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • postage-due stamp — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun : a stamp placed by a post office on an article of mail (as on a business reply card or envelope) to indicate an amount of postage or a special service fee to be paid before the article may be received by the addressee …   Useful english dictionary

  • postage due stamp — a stamp that is affixed to mail at a post office when prepayment of postage is insufficient, to indicate the amount that must be collected from the addressee. [1890 95, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mail — For other uses, see Mail (disambiguation). For electronic mail, see Email This article is about Postal services. For other uses, see Postal service (disambiguation). A collection of British pillar boxes at the Inkpen Post Box Museum, near Taunton …   Wikipedia

  • Postage stamps and postal history of the Confederate States — Confederacy Treasury Dept cover Various departments of the Confederate government used envelopes which were printed with the names of their department. Examples where the words Official Business occurs are common. The postage stamps and postal… …   Wikipedia

  • Postage stamps of Ireland — The postage stamps of Ireland are issued by the postal operator of the independent Irish state. Ireland was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland when the world s first postage stamps were issued in 1840. These stamps, and all… …   Wikipedia

  • Postage stamp — A postage stamp is an adhesive paper evidence of pre paying a fee for postal services. Usually a small paper rectangle or square that is attached to an envelope, the postage stamp signifies that the person sending the letter or package may have… …   Wikipedia

  • Postage stamps and postal history of Israel — The postage stamps and postal history of Israel is a survey of the postage stamps issued by the state of Israel, and its postal history, since independence was proclaimed on May 14 1948. The first postage stamps were issued two days later on May… …   Wikipedia


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