Special service mailpiece having an integral document section and a method for forming same

  • US 5,950,910 A
  • Filed: 10/14/1997
  • Issued: 09/14/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/06/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A mail assembly requiring delivery by a special service, the assembly comprising:

  • a continuously formed, single layer sheet having a front side and a back side wherein the sheet has a length defined along an edge of only three defined sections wherein the three sections are defined by a first end section, a middle section and a second end section with the middle section situated between the first and second end sections;

    an adhesive section on the front side of the sheet;

    first lines of separation perpendicular to the length of the sheet wherein the first lines of separation separate and define the three sections of the sheet;

    a first form in one of the end sections detachable from a remainder of the three sections wherein the first form has a length defined along the edge of the section including the first form wherein the length of the section including the first form is a minimum length of the three sections and further wherein the first form is a return postcard including a designator indicative of delivery by the special service wherein the minimum length is defined along a portion of the length of the sheet; and

    second lines of separation in the end section with the first form wherein the second lines of separation are perpendicular to the first lines of separation and extend along each side of the first form.

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