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Deschler Mailbox Co. RFD Joroleman-style mailbox

Description:

The Deschler Mailbox Company made this tunnel-style mailbox with a red signal. This style of box was designed in 1915 by Roy J. Joroleman, an engineer for the Post Office Department. This particular box, however, dates from later in the twentieth century.

Date:
20th Century
Markings:
U.S. / MAIL / POSTMASTER GENERAL
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
12.5 x 8.25 x 21 in (31.75 x 20.96 x 53.34 cm)
Museum ID:
1992.2002.166
Place:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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