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I thought it about time to resume my series on Australian rural roadside letterboxes.

Gudrun, Rainer D - Nous Sommes Unis, Rainer Blankermann, William Sutherland and 14 other people have particularly liked this photo


21 comments - The latest ones
 Malik Raoulda
Malik Raoulda club
Superbe et plutôt originale .
Bonne semaine.
4 years ago.
 Diana Australis
Diana Australis club
Love the country letterboxes!
4 years ago.
 Polyrus
Polyrus
45 gallon capacity: They must be expecting copious gallons of mail ;-)
Nicely presented, George.
4 years ago.
GrahamH club
has replied to Polyrus
Looks more like a 60 litre or 20 gallon drum.
4 years ago. Edited 4 years ago.
tiabunna club
has replied to GrahamH club
Thanks for your comments on the drum capacity, see my comment at the foot of the thread.
4 years ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
I can see the merit in that one George, bring on the junk mail.
4 years ago.
 Tacheles
Tacheles
G(e)orgeous letterbox.
4 years ago. Edited 4 years ago.
 Proxar
Proxar club
!!! beautiful capture
4 years ago.
 Lian
Lian club
Just amazing...
4 years ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
4 years ago.
 Betty【ツ】
Betty【ツ】 club
:o)) Insolite !
4 years ago.
 RHH
RHH club
We saw a lot of unusual mailboxes when we were there. Sadly the US postal service won't deliver mail to boxes that are not within their specifications.
4 years ago.
tiabunna club
has replied to RHH club
The only real specification here, Ron, is that the slot to drop mail must be within certain a height range above the ground.
4 years ago.
 John FitzGerald
John FitzGerald club
I kike the strong and effectively arranged horizontals and verticals.
4 years ago.
 beverley
beverley club
a good start again ;-)))
4 years ago.
 Pam J
Pam J club
These make me smile !
4 years ago.
 tiabunna
tiabunna club
Many thanks for your comments and faves, everyone. You have prompted me to try to pin down the drum capacity (searched "vintage drums" on Ebay - there are collectors). I'd say it is a 12 1/2 Imperial gallon drum from the 1950s - dimensions of near 2 foot long and 14 1/2 inch diameter seem about right, also the placing of the bands. .
4 years ago.
 William Sutherland
William Sutherland club
Outstanding capture!

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4 years ago.
 Rainer Blankermann
Rainer Blankermann club
They are unique, quite different to the letter boxes I have seen in N.Y. and Canada!
Great composition!
4 years ago.
 Rainer D - Nous Sommes Unis
Rainer D - Nous Somm…
Fantastic !!!
4 years ago.
 Gudrun
Gudrun club
There's a lot of room for letters in there!
4 years ago.

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