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In 1885, a man received a letter from his brother in the mail. However, his brother had been dead for 13 years...

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Returned parcels, 1938. In 1936, Post Office rules stated that game, including rabbits, could be posted with nothing but a neck label as long as ‘no liquid is likely to exude’. The postman here is holding some unusual mail found in the Returned Parcels section at Mount Pleasant sorting office, London.

The Post Office in Pictures, from the 1930s to 1980s - Telegraph

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Old Mail Truck

Delivering the Christmas Mail, 1910

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Waiting for Mail by Dianne Dengel. I love this.

Waiting for Mail

Betty tries to catch the last post, embroidery by Michelle Holmes

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Vintage Mail Sorter

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I can see for miles and miles, and that's the way I love it!

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50 Creative Mailboxes You Don’t See Regularly

Marion Stockton and Santa Claus: Christmas, Florida, 1947.

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address withiin mouth of creature - envelope loic mehee

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Postman on a penny farthing by British Postal Museum & Archive, via Flickr

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Bow and Arrow | Mail Art: 16 Really Cool Ways to Address an Envelope | The Realistic Mama #addressing #letters

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Envelope decorated by Herbert A. Franke and addressed to Koreshan Unity president Hedwig Michel

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The best vintage books. Do you have one of those? Get inspired, always in an industrial style. #vintage #industrial #books | See more inspiring vintage ideas at

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Rural carrier, 1908 Rural carrier delivers mail on Rural Route #1 out of the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Post Office in 1908. Beginning in 1902, rural customers were required to use standardized mailboxes. Before then, everything from lard pails and syrup cans to old apple, soap, and cigar boxes served as mailboxes.


Rockland Postmaster, Mary Johnson. Postmaster in Rockland since 1991, Johnson was named Wisconsin State Postmaster of the year in 2012.

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Mail truck

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Paris post boxes

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vintage post goodies

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R2D2 Mailbox #street art #visual #merchandising #retail Pilar Escolano

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Mail bag

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