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Generally speaking we waste a lot of time on craigslist looking for mistitled items. Includes two large boxes constructed of brass and wood with original post office box numbers to the front, eleven small brass and glass door plates with original locks, one medium and one large brass door plate with original post office box. Whether youre using royal mail or parcelforce worldwide, here are some tips to get the most out of your postage. Doors are sold complete with all parts in place and are in working condition. Books and similarlyproduced printed matter such as catalogs fastened. These doors were used at a postal facility and are now being sold as is, where is. I actually have another post office box taller, with drawers like this one that i might be crazy enough to make over as well at some future point.
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If you do not have a mailbox or need another mailbox for business reasons. The postal service does not accept in paperboard boxes, bags, or wraps difficult. I love the patina on this door and intend to replace the glass and use it for a picture frame. Nov 08, 2011 how to reset the combination for one version of antique brass po box doors. Need help opening antique us post office letter box unlocked. Thanks for tuning in, please take a moment to subscribe and check out my books. See forever postage stamp prices and other postage rates. They are dial locks made by eagle lock co terryville conn. Amazon subscription boxes top subscription boxes right to your door.
These boxes may contain defects and is being sold as is, where is. Those gold details make all the effort totally worth it in my book. I love the doors and they seem to be a bit different from the many doors i see being offered for sale online. I picked up some old post office box doors on ebay at a pretty good price and made these banks for my grandkids. Fabulous collection of vintage post office boxes and door. Buy products such as gibraltar slayton medium capacity galvanized steel gray post mount mailbox, lst00 at walmart and save.
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Post office box banks with original post office box doors. The only people with a key are you and the employees of the postal service who deliver your mail to the box. Hi everyone, today i inherited an antique us post office letter box with an alpha combination lock. Vintage post office box door one of my favorite memories, going to the old darkish post office in our small town with mom and loving the old twirl combination locks. Figured id make a video about it, since its so cool. A type of sofa that was all the rage back in 2005 might have negligible value now, and its certainly not an antique yet, either. The door was actually once in service as a postal box in a u.
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