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Sale 5095

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Stamps and Postal History
Featuring Stearns Postal Memorabilia


US Letter Boxes




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Lot 7077
Postal Savings Mail Box, cast iron electroplated bronze; wall type mail box on wood frame; contains original ad for the book "Pristine Concle Postal Savings Mail Box"; has key for lock.
Suggested Bid $1,000
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Lot 7078
Early US Collapsible Rural Mail Box, with chain and weight; intended for pick-up or delivery; 18½" long, 22" round; star at one end to indicate government approval, July 1, 1902, Postmaster General (see Jan 1, 1906 Official Postal Guide, pp. 1029-1030); metal, rust-proof screws enclosed.
Suggested Bid $200
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Lot 7079
Cast Iron Mail Box, Griswold, Eerie, PA; first flap #809, second flap #175; black.
Suggested Bid $180
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Lot 7080
Cast Iron Mail Box, #809 Griswold; made in Erie, PA; first flap 351, second flap 106; black.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 7081
Antique "Visible Mail" Box, in glass, so you immediately know if you've got mail.
Suggested Bid $100
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Lot 7082
Hand-Blown Glass Mail Box, raised letters "Mail", black bracket; top-bottom 9", width 5½", mouth open 5½".
Suggested Bid $75
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Lot 7083
Four Home Letter Mail Boxes, brown, white, green and black.
Suggested Bid $75
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Lot 7084
Mail Drop Slot "Letters", 1½ pounds; brass.
Suggested Bid $34
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