In Direct Mail Postage Stamps can be more than the simple pieces of paper that most people believe serve as symbols of postage payment. If you have been following our posts, you will know that stamps can be one of the ways through which you can customize your Direct Mail; thus increasing the chances that it will catch the eyes of and be read by your prospects. So, what is a pre-cancelled stamp?
Although Precancelled Stamps are still around, their use has gradually fallen, largely due to the replacement of Postage Stamps by the postage meter.
Where can precancels be bought?
Precancelled Stamps can be purchased at the Post Office with which you have precanceled stamp permit. With the USPS, you can only buy precancels in quantities of 500, 3 000 and 10 000.
Applying Precancelled Stamps
Precancelled stamps can be applied in much the same way as regular stamps. However, some Post Offices have machines that expedite the process by quickly applying Precancels to Envelops. Each of the stamps has to be placed on the top right corner of the Envelop.
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