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Mailbox 150 years

March 9 2008
17:30

150 years ago - March 9, 1858 - New York has been patented street mailbox. This does not mean that the mailbox does not exist, but this day the invention has been legitimized by a resident of Philadelphia, Albert Potts.

In Russia the appearance of the first postal service dates back to the X century. Even then there was scuffed - a special duty to expose the population of horses with wagons for the princely messengers. First mailboxes appeared in Russia in 1848, but after 9 years has released the first postage stamp, reports RSN.

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