[78-L] USPS Strikes Again!?

Malcolm Rockwell malcolm at 78data.com
Mon Jan 27 19:48:44 PST 2014

My P.O. wanted to check the package before it was mailed so they could 
charge appropriately.
If they're opening boxes anywhere else along the line, Jim is right, 
that could be a problem concerning breakage.


On 1/27/2014 4:21 PM, Darrell Lehman wrote:
> I thought the receiving P.O. was the one who checked them out.  That's
> what happened to us Mal.
> Malcolm Rockwell wrote:
>> Take your packages to the PO unclosed. Let 'em look. Then seal 'em.
>> That'll slow things down, you betcha. After you've done that a few times
>> they'll probably leave you alone.
>> Malcolm
>> *******
>> On 1/27/2014 3:57 PM, jim brannen wrote:
>>> I went to my local post office today with seven boxes of 78s to mail. Was told by the postal worker that she heard the post office will be begin opening media mail packages to see if it is really is media. If this is true I see a lot of unhappy people receiving broken 78s. I pride myself on my careful packing, but if they start doing this, it will all be for naught.
>>>      Has anyone else in the group heard anything on this?  Should I start thinking about using first class? Having nightmares about broken records in Florida - Jimmyb

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