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  • Carole: Rick, Many sellers sell stamps, postcard, coins, paper and such. They can be mailed in a plain envelope....
  • Deb Robinson: I’ve added GSP to all of my listings several weeks back, and to this day I haven’t had a...
  • glyn: Like many others, I do not like the new pages, ignoring the fact that certain pages DO NOT WORK PROPERLY! I...
  • Rick: Gloria makes a good point. Perhaps that is what Thiobie meant by “Standard Postage”. I did not...
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