be limited to $100.00 for insured and registered mail
and $500.00 for Express Mail.
Evidence of Value
The customer must submit evidence to establish
the cost or value of the article at the time it was mailed.
Examples of acceptable evidence are:
· A sales receipt, invoice, or statement of value
from a reputable dealer.
· A picture from a catalog showing the value of a
· A statement from the customer describing the
article that was lost or damaged, including the
date and where it was purchased, how much it
cost, and whether the article was new or used. If
the article was handmade, the statement must
state the price of the materials and labor used.
The statement must describe the article in
Figure 10-4. An example of a front page of PS Form 1000.