[meteorite-list] mail to the US

From: Matt <Matt_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:48:13 2004
Message-ID: <006e01c15e5d$2cf92720$8fbf7fa5_at_D7220234W2K>

I have had big problems sending to Europe through the US post office. I sent
two packages via Express Mail (4 days GUARANTEED) on Sept. 24. Both arrived
LAST WEEK!! Nearly 4 weeks time. Nice 4 day service. Same on the registered
mail. VERY slow. Expect ~5 weeks in cases.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank Prochaska" <fprochas_at_premier1.net>
To: <meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Friday, October 26, 2001 6:30 AM
Subject: [meteorite-list] mail to the US

> Hello list!
> There have been several questions on the list about mail service to and
> the US recently. I have only one case to report personally. I just
> received a package (impactite) from Austrailia. It was postmarked on
> October 13th and I received it Wednesday, October 24th. Not a bad travel
> time, but not as rapid (from the postmarked date) as past items from this
> same party to my house. The package had the appropriate customs tag, and
> apparently whoever inspects the mail took it at face value, because there
> was no tampering or attempt to open it. The original customs form signed
> the sender was intact over the package seal. This is only one event, and
> is between the US and Austrailia, not Europe, but it had a happy ending
> me.
> Frank Prochaska
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Received on Fri 26 Oct 2001 04:31:21 PM PDT

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