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Vintage Airmail to the Philippines

Here’s a quick look at an outgoing bit of mail I sent off to Joeylyn from the Philippines. It was good fun playing around with the both the brown/kraft and airmail stripes colour schemes. 176 more words

Snail Mail


There were plenty of old timers in Los Angeles in 1926 who could still recall when mail to the east coast had to travel by ship around the Horn- a voyage that could take twelve to fourteen weeks. 450 more words


Why I don't enjoy hot summer weather.

After over 3 years in the tropics, I was impatient to experience this famous Seattle weather everybody was talking about: rain, clouds and general gloominess. Every TV show and movie happening in the area is painted in gray tones, with heavy rains in the background (I recommend “The Killing” on Netflix, if you haven’t watched it yet – great plot and characters), and instead I was welcomed by heat waves, record high temperatures and a sizzling weather carnage. 210 more words



July 20 in history:

July 20th of 1921 was the first day of regular air mail service between New York and San Francisco.

On this day in 1976, 168 more words

Today In History

Before GPS, we had giant arrows...

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A giant arrow in the ground is here marking an air mail route from long ago.

Where is this?

Geotagging giant arrows…
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1940s Aluminum Postal Shipping Box

Great vintage find by CrescentCityConnect (42.00 USD) http://ift.tt/1IwY8X9


Undersea World


issued: 15.06.2015.

catalog number:

  • 1014 – 5,80 kuna / 750.000 / Long-snouted Seahorse
  • 1015 – 5,80 kuna / 750.000 / Violescent Sea-whip…
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