postage and handling


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postage and handling

The costs involved with packaging something and delivering it through the postal system. The gadget is just $59.99, plus $9.99 for postage and handling. The postage and handling was more expensive than the thing I bought!
See also: and, handling, postage

postage and handling

charges for shipping [something] and for wrapping and handling the item. The cost of the book was quite reasonable, but the postage and handling was outrageous. They did not charge postage and handling because I prepaid the order.
See also: and, handling, postage
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Working Paper 11334) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.
Working Paper 11356) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.
Working Paper 10910) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.
Working Paper 10884) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.
Working Paper 10837) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.
Working Paper 10815) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.
Working Paper 10506) $10 per copy, plus $I0 for postage and handling outside the United States.
Working Paper 10538) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.
Working Paper 10368) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.
Working Paper 10297) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.
Working Paper 10192) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.
Working Paper 10256) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.
Working Paper 10104) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.
Working Paper 9910) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.
Working Paper 9852) $10 per copy, plus $10 for postage and handling outside the United States.