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City Free Delivery mailbox

Description:

This rectangular, glass mailbox has a metal cover and magazine grip. Markings on the pressed-glass body include "Visible Mail" in low relief and the maker's name, George Collins. Holton's Visible Mail Box of Chicago, Illinois, produced "Visible Mail" boxes during the first part of the twentieth century.

Date:
early 20th century
Markings:
VISIBLE / MAIL
Medium:
glass; aluminum
Dimensions:
3.75 x 6.75 x 13.25 in (9.52 x 17.14 x 33.66 cm)
Museum ID:
1978.2247.6
Place:
Illinois

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