# Postal 473 Part B – Certificate of Bulk Mailing

#### If the bulk mailing was sent First Class, where would this be indicated?

Box 3b is where you indicate the service class (e.g., First Class, Standard, etc.)

#### Which would NOT be an appropriate entry for Box 3b?

Box 3b requires a class of mail (i.e., First Class, Standard, Priority) to be specified. “Bulk” does not refer to a service class.

#### If the customer is mailing 1500 identical pieces, where would they put this information?

Box 3a is where you indicate the number of identical pieces being mailed.

#### Where would the customer sign the form?

The postal representative signs the form in Box 6.

#### If the customer is mailing 100 pieces each weighing 2 pounds, what would be the correct entry for Box 3e?

Box 3e represents the total number of pounds. If the customer is mailing 100 pieces and each piece weighs 2 pounds, the total pounds is 200 which would be entered in Box 3e.

#### If the customer is mailing 150 pieces, where would this fee be indicated?

The certificate fee for less than 1000 pieces is indicated in Box 1a.

#### If each piece of mail requires $0.31 postage, where would this be indicated?

Box 3c is where you indicated the postage on each piece of mail.

#### If 100 pieces of mail weigh 1 pound, what would be the correct entry for Box 3d?

Box 3d asks for the number of pieces of mail that weigh 1 pound. If 100 pieces weigh 1 pound, the correct answer is 100.

#### If the customer wants a duplicate copy of the form (for an additional fee), where would this fee be indicated?

The additional fee for a duplicate copy of the certificate is indicated in Box 1c.

#### Which is an appropriate entry for Box 3f?

Box 3f represents the total postage paid and therefore must be a dollar amount.

#### If Victor DeSales is mailing the material, where would this be indicated?

Box 5 (Mailed By).

#### Where would a postmark be entered?

Box 2 as indicated in the directions “canceled by postmarking”

#### If the customer is mailing fewer than 1000 pieces, where would this be indicated?

Box 3d is where you enter the number of identical pieces being mailed. You do not enter numbers in Box 1a or Box 1b.

#### Which of these would be a correct entry for Box 3c?

Box 3c requires a monetary entry for the postage on each piece of the mailing.

#### If the total weight of the mailing was 14 pounds, where would this be indicated?

The total number of pounds of the mailing is indicated in Box 3e.

#### If the customer is mailing the material on 4/12/2008, where would this be indicated?

By the postmarking in Box 2 as indicated in the directions “canceled by postmarking, including the date”

#### Which of these would be a correct entry for Box 3d?

Box 3d requires a numerical entry that indicates how many pieces make a pound.

#### Victor DeSales is mailing the material for Watterson Supply Company. Where would “Watterson Supply Company” be entered?

Since the material is being mailed for Watterson Supply Company, Box 4 (Mailed For) is the correct answer.

#### If a pound of mail contains 22 pieces, where would this be indicated?

Box 3d is where you enter how many pieces of mail make up a pound.

#### Which of the following would be an appropriate entry for Box 2?

A postmark, postage and meter stamp are all appropriate entries for Box 2. Make sure you read all of the answer choices before responding.

#### If 1800 pieces of identical mail are being sent with $0.22 postage on each piece with a total weight of 147 pounds 4 oz., where would you enter “$0.22”?

Box 3c is where you enter the postage on each piece of mail. Make sure to ignore information in the question that is not necessary.

#### If 2800 pieces of identical mail are being sent with $0.18 postage on each piece with a total weight of 117 pounds, where would you enter 117?

The total number of pounds (weight) should be indicated in Box 3e.

#### The postmaster (by their signature) certifies all of the following EXCEPT which one?

As noted right above box 6, the postmaster certifies that the mailing has been received, the number of pieces, the postage but NOT the weight.

#### Which of these would be a correct entry for Box 3b?

Box 3b requires that the class of mail (e.g., First Class, Standard, Priority Mail etc.) be indicated.