· The original and duplicate bill should be given to
the responsible Postal Clerk for delivery to the
receiving postal activity.
· The triplicate copy should be retained in the
The registry clerk of the receiving postal activity
postmarks and receipts for the mail by signing the
original and duplicate bills. The original bill should be
retained by the receiving activity and the duplicate bill
should be given as a receipt to the delivery clerk. The
delivery clerk should then file the duplicate with the
registry balance sheet that was prepared for that
day/tour of dispatch. The triplicate copy is destroyed.
Q7-16. What is the first step in the processing of
outgoing registered mail?
Q7-17. What size hole, if any, would render a pouch
unusable for the dispatch of registered mail?
Q7-18. What PS Form is prepared and enclosed in
each registered mail dispatch?
Q7-19. Normally, registered articles dispatched from
a Navy post office are enclosed in a pouch and
secured with a numbered seal. (True/False)
Q7-20. PS Tag 135-E should be attached to each
outgoing pouch of registered mail and PS
Label 136-E should be affixed to each outside
piece of registered mail. (True/False)
Q7-21. A registered pouch dispatched on a U.S.
commercial cargo air carrier should always
have what letter preceding the seal number of
a registered sealed pouch on the outside bill of
PS Form 3854?
Now turn to appendix 1 to check you answers.
procedures involved for handling and
delivering incoming registered mail and
processing undeliverable registered mail.
The handling of incoming registered mail requires
the same processing and care upon receipt, delivery,
DIS NORFOLK VA 23511
FPO AE 09645
FPO AE 09644
DISPATCHING CLERK SIGNATURE
Figure 7-15.An example of a PS Form 3854 used as an outside bill.