Monday, March 30, 2020

Mailbox archive: 6111 East 26th Street

Both sides of this handpainted mailbox are covered with desert scenes. Even the flag has a desert scene:

I took the pictures on June 3, 2013, but haven't published them until now.

Although I didn't snap a photo, the mailbox is on a camshaft post. I don't normally show mailboxes on a camshaft post, but the art on the box won. Here's a Google Maps Street View from May 2016 showing the post:

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Mailbox archive: 6152 East 26th Street

The art in front of this home is a real family affair. The owner told me that her son made the wrought iron.

The flag looks to me like a crescent moon:

The quail along the fence are her children and grandchildren:

I rolled by this place on June 3, 2013. I haven't published the photos until today.

Monday, March 23, 2020

Mailbox archive: 6211 East 26th Street

A vine and some bugs wrap around the house numbers and what must be the owner's name:

I took these photos on June 3, 2013, but haven't published them until now.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Mailbox archive: 2344 East 23rd Street

This mailbox has three desert bits cut out of its post:

I haven't published the photo since I took it on June 1, 2013.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Mailbox archive: 2338 East 23rd Street

Here's the second of three mailboxes in the same part of its block of East 23rd. I've noticed that decorated mailboxes sometimes come in bunches:

That one needed new paint when I found it on June 1, 2013. Maybe it's gotten some in the seven years since then?

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Mailbox archive: 2326 East 23rd Street

Two sunbursts make this gold mailbox shine even more.

I discovered it on June 1, 2013, but haven't published the photo until today.

Monday, March 9, 2020

Mailbox archive: 149 East 30th Street

The brown mailbox isn't exciting, but that post is different:

I found this box on June 1, 2013, but haven't published the photo until now.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Mailbox archive: 1805 North Belvedere Avenue

Here's a saffron-colored mailbox with a big flower on each side:

I discovered this mailbox on May 30, 2013, but haven't published its portrait until now.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Mailbox archive: 4349 East Lester Street

I don't think there's room for much more scrollwork on the post!

I found this extravagant box on May 30, 2013, but didn't publish the photo until now.