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Posted 01/25/2012   07:10 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an image of an engraved "Europa" stamp depicting an 1845 letter box from Spalentor, Basel, issued by Switzerland on April 30, 1979, Scott No. 675.

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Posted 01/30/2012   9:36 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add fifia to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nice, nethryk...

Here is a cancellation mailbox



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Posted 01/31/2012   07:20 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
fifia - Thanks.

Here is an image of an engraved stamp depicting an antique letter box, issued by Spain on March 7, 1997 for Stamp Day, Scott No. 2880.

- nethryk




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Posted 01/31/2012   11:54 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add fifia to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is a simple one from Algeria



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Posted 03/12/2012   07:55 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an image of a semi-postal stamp depicting a 1900 postman collecting mail from a columnar mailbox near the Dufayel Department Store in Paris, along with a fashionably-dressed couple about to mail a letter in the background, designed and engraved by Pierre Forget, and issued by France on April 8, 1978 for Stamp Day, Scott No. B511, Y&T No. 2004.

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Posted 05/02/2012   08:51 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Bronze lion's head mailbox, engraved by Juan Carlos Heras Vicario, and issued by Spain on March 9, 1995 for Stamp Day, Scott No. 2806, Edifil No. 3346.

- nethryk

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Posted 05/06/2012   10:57 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Voyager to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
thanks for sharing the wonderfully engraved stamps nethryk.
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Posted 05/06/2012   11:00 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Voyager to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
here is a stamp sheet of India issued in 2005 showing mail boxes from the Victorian era to modern day mail boxes. Also can see the uniforms of postal employee in the past and present.

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Posted 05/07/2012   07:20 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add jamesw to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Odd. Could have sworn I saw this Aussie outback mailbox on here. Oh well, here it is.

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Posted 05/07/2012   07:28 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add timbres667 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here's another thread about mailboxes on stamps.

http://goscf.com/t/5682&SearchTerms=mailbox

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Edited by timbres667 - 05/07/2012 07:30 am
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Posted 05/07/2012   07:36 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add timbres667 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
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Edited by timbres667 - 05/07/2012 07:42 am
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Posted 05/14/2012   6:04 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add radiola to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Hi:

I remember this kind of mailbox when I was a child. Sending my wishing letters to Santa.....



I like the first day cover also:




Regards,

José
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Posted 05/24/2012   07:56 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Voyager - Thanks. I'm glad you enjoy the special beauty of intaglio engraved stamps too.

Here is an image of another stamp depicting a fancy antique mailbox, used in Madrid in 1908, combined engraved by Antonino Sánchez Gutiérrez and lithogravure, and issued by Spain on March 12, 1993 for Stamp Day, Scott No. 2699, Edifil No. 3243.

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Edited by nethryk - 05/24/2012 07:56 am
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Posted 05/27/2012   04:01 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add dvaldemoro to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

The thematic UPAEP in the 2011 issued stamps about mailboxes.
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Posted 05/27/2012   05:17 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add AnthonyUK to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is a GB set from 2002 engraved by C. Slania SG 2316-2320




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