All I want is to save a couple dollars on postage
January 26, 2012 1:39 PM   Subscribe

Can I put a penny stamp on my already-printed metered letters?

I have several envelopes that I printed postage on using my job's postage meter several weeks ago. The change in postal rates this week caught me by surprise, so they all have $0.44 of postage. Can I buy penny stamps to put on them to make these envelopes useful, or am I just out of luck with this previously purchased postage?
posted by anthropophagous to Law & Government (2 answers total)
Sure, why not, as long as the total is right?
posted by Ideefixe at 1:43 PM on January 26, 2012

Best answer: I have done this and it was fine.

(Just make sure you don't put them in a mail box that is for metered mail only. I have no idea why there is a separate mail box for that, but there is at my post office, and I don't actually know what would happen if you put your mail in there that way, but, it says "metered mail only" and you're making your mail not metered mail.)
posted by dpx.mfx at 1:46 PM on January 26, 2012

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