Blast from the Past | 200 Columbus Bicentennial The Columbus Dispatch special Milepost edition includes this story of Gen. Otho Hinton of the Ohio Stage Coach, a respected business man and a thief. After a career of stealing from the mail, he avoided prosecution by fleeing the state, and lived the rest of his life […]
This poor old man confused the dog poop disposal bin with a very similar looking postbox. Apparently, he dropped off his letters in dog poop for two years! image source. Mailbox Fail!
Old Time Mail Robbery Mail theft is practically epidemic in the 21st century, but turns out it’s nothing new. In fact, there are reports of thieves robbing mail from Stagecoaches dating back to 1840! The Ohio State Journal reported a Mail Robbery on March 9, 1840: (more…)
Not surprisingly, the postal carrier was having problems finding this Nashua man’s white mailbox. So, this New Hampshire homeowner took matters into his own hands and decided to point the mail carrier in the right direction: The story, reported by My Fox Boston, demonstrates real ingenuity (and a sense of humor) that we appreciate!
In some parts of the country, people go to great lengths to ensure their mailboxes aren’t destroyed by snow plows. This blog post we found by Patricia Gay features photos of her neighbor’s DIY mailbox project to protect against snow plow damage. images sourced here. She calls this “Yankee ingenuity” – we call it a […]
Epoch Design Vice President and Mail Boss tradeshow representative extraordinaire just so happened to meet Bigfoot at the Spring Orgill Dealer Market! We thought he would be a little big bigger!
They’re back! Mail Boss is proud to present the second edition of Epic Mailboxes from around the web. (If you missed the first edition, you can check it out here.) This time we’re bringing you more than ten mailbox art projects in the hope that they will inspire you to engage in your own DIY […]
Boldly going where no mail has gone before! It’s great to see Sci-Fi fans taking their love the genre from tv screen to their curbside with these iconic sci-fi space ship mailboxes. (more…)
Dull to Adoring; Mailbox Transformations So you have upgraded to a secure locking Mail Boss but now you have an old mailbox that serves no purpose. You don’t want to throw it in the trash, but what to do with it? Len Budai from Longview, Texas has figured it out. He is making his neighbor […]
America can be a pretty weird and wild place. Around the entire nation, you can meet individuals who march to the beat of their own drummer and folks who are entirely unique. In the US, individuality is keenly illustrated by the aesthetic choices for mailboxes made by some of our noble citizens. Check out these […]