Tuesday, December 10, 2013

You've Got Mail!




One thing I love to collect are old bunches of letters - I'm old enough to remember when all our communication was done this way and there's a delightful nostalgia about the stamps, postmarks and old envelopes.



I tie them up with ribbon or string...


and keep them in a vintage painted box I
 found at a thrift store in Santa Barbara once.


Some are from far away countries, some different states...


 wonderful logos and typography. 


Each one a bit of history.


4 comments:

  1. I love the handwriting. And the postage. xo

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    1. Marylinn - I find them fascinating. To think they used to arrive in our mailboxes every day 50 years ago.
      Erin

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  2. Beautiful envelopes. I really enjoyed seeing them. So cool to see addresses before we had "zip codes".

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    1. Barbara - And no 2 letter state abbreviations!
      Erin.

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