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Canadian mailbox

Description:

This Canadian street mailbox is designed to be placed outdoors at locations where a large volume of mail is received. It can accept packets and bundled mail. The box is made from sheet steel and finished in red enamel paint. It weighs 48 kg. The base has serial number 11919. For Canadian postal operations, the lock for the box must be requisitioned separately. This box was not collected with a lock.

Reference:

Canada Post Corporation – Standard Equipment Catalogue E-26.

Date:
1993
Medium:
metal; plastic
Dimensions:
35.128 x 21.75 x 19.75 in (89.22 x 55.24 x 50.16 cm)
Museum ID:
1993.2061.1
Place:
CANADA (British commonwealth nation)

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