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Antique French Delachanal Paris Mailbox in Original Paint, circa 1918

$4,800

About

Antique French Delachana Paris mailbox and in order to encourage small towns to install additional mail boxes, Delachanal created for the post office a large steel box utilizing the same door as the cast iron boxes. The new mail box had a pressed steel pyramid roof and simple straight sides and canted corners. There was a similar flap to the small steel boxes. These boxes are quite unusual as the drain holes in the bottom frequently blocked, allowing the bottoms to rust out.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 23 in. (58.42 cm)Width: 14.25 in. (36.2 cm)Depth: 10 in. (25.4 cm)
  • Style
    Country (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    CastIron
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
    1910-1919
  • Date of Manufacture
    1918
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. In original condition.
  • Seller Location
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: J22091stDibs: LU824313134341

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    Ships From: Chicago, IL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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