Postal Bulletin 22137 - September 16, 2004. National Stamp Collecting Month Publicity Kit in this issue. September is National Preparedness Month.


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Administrative Services

Directives and Forms Update

Customer Relations

Mail Alert

Publicity Kit: National Stamp Collecting Month

Domestic Mail

DMM Revision: Labeling List Changes

DMM Revision: Periodicals Combined Mailing

DMM Revision: Realignment of ZIP Codes: Destination Entry and BMC Service Areas

DMM Revision: Periodicals Irregular Parcels

New Form: PS Form 3811- I, Instructions for Requesting Return Receipt (Electronic)

Fall Mailing Season

Field Information Kit: Return Receipt (Electronic)

Pull-Out Section

Fraud Alert

Withholding of Mail Orders

Invalid Express Mail Corporate Account Numbers

Missing, Lost, or Stolen U.S. Money Order Forms

Missing, Lost, or Stolen Canadian Money Order

Counterfeit Canadian Money Order Forms

Toll-Free Number Available to Verify Canadian
Money Orders

Other Information

Overseas Military Mail

Notice to All Employees: Thrift Savings Plan Fact Sheet

Columbus Day Poster

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Revised Form: PS Form 3811- A, Request for Delivery Information/Return Receipt After Mailing


ELM Revision/Correction: Team Awards

Safety Reminder: Fire Prevention Week — Test Your Smoke Alarms

Notice: Military Leave Allowances



Notice: Household Diary Study

International Mail

ICM Updates: International Customized Mail




Stamp Announcement 04-31: Christmas: Madonna and Child by Lorenzo Monaco Stamp

Stamp Announcement 04-32: Hanukkah Stamp

Stamp Announcement 04-33: Kwanzaa Stamp

The Postal Service Guide to U.S. Stamps, 31st

Pictorial Cancellations Announcement

Special Cancellation Die Hubs

Post Offices

Post Office Changes

Mover's Guide News: September 2004 Mover's Guide Now Available

Deliver It Right


ReadyPost Sales Contest: Everyone Sells, Everyone Wins!

Postal Bulletin Index

Semiannual Index PB22132 (7-8-04)

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Ordering Information: Following is the list of postal stock numbers (PSNs) to use when ordering copies of the Postal Bulletin from the MDC:

PB 22137: 7690-07-000-0121

PB 22136: 7690-07-000-0120

PB 22135: 7690-07-000-0119

PB 22134: 7690-07-000-0118

PB 22133: 7690-07-000-0117

PB 22132: 7690-07-000-0116

PB 22131: 7690-07-000-0115

PB 22130: 7690-07-000-0114

PB 22129: 7690-07-000-0113

PB 22128: 7690-07-000-0112

PB 22127: 7690-07-000-0111

PB 22126: 7690-07-000-0110

PB 22125: 7690-07-000-0109

PB 22124: 7690-07-000-0108

PB 22123: 7690-07-000-0107

PB 22122: 7690-05-000-5991

PB 22121: 7690-05-000-5990

PB 22120: 7690-05-000-5989

PB 22119: 7690-05-000-5988

PB 22118: 7690-05-000-5987

PB 22117: 7690-05-000-5986

PB 22116: 7690-05-000-5985

PB 22115: 7690-05-000-5984

PB 22114: 7690-05-000-5983

PB 22113: 7690-05-000-5982

PB 22112: 7690-05-000-5981

PB 22111: 7690-05-000-5980

PB 22110: 7690-05-000-5979

PB 22109: 7690-05-000-5978