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For damaged or missing contents, we recommend filing a claim immediately, but you must file no later than 60 days from the date of mailing.
Postage rates: My father — a freelance bookkeeper for many years — kept a list like this, and I made a copy of his list sometime in the 1970's, and then kept updating it myself every time there was a rate increase. Links to the US Postal Service web site are constantly changing, so there may be a number of broken links below. History of post card rates came from the US Postal Rate Commission, which has this to say about post card rates: "The post card rate has remained at 20 cents since 1995.
ZIP Code began July 1, 1963, according to The Postal Service History Page.
ZIP is an acronym for Zone Improvement Plan, according to Unicover.
ZIP 4 was supposed to make mail delivery faster and hold down costs. (It's called "snail mail" for a reason.) Since nine-digit ZIP codes were introduced, there have been more than a dozen rate increases.
Domestic Mail Rate History: This document shows that ZIP 4 does hold down the cost of postage... In other words, it makes unsolicited junk mail easier to send, but it doesn't reduce the cost of a first-class letter at all.
On January 10, 1999, however, a one cent charge for the card itself was implemented, in addition to the postage.
There may be occasions where a mailpiece may be delayed in reaching its destination.
Whether you are sending it or receiving it, your mail is important to you and the US Postal Service®. If you think your package or mail is lost or delayed, follow these steps to help us find your mail.
Check Current Status Before you begin your search, if your package or mailpiece has tracking, check USPS Tracking® to see its current status.
Added 9/5/2015: The current postage rates are listed on the USPS web site. Beginning Sunday [4/10/2016], the price of a first-class stamp drops two cents, to 47 cents.
Forced Price Reduction to Worsen USPS Financial Condition by Billion Per Year.