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February 15, 2013
Valentine’s Day festivities are at their peak in grade-school, when children eagerly decorate shoeboxes with construction paper hearts and bright colors. A little nostalgic for these peppy postal days, we found five adult-appropriate mailboxes, which thankfully can be used year-round.
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  Envelope Mailbox in mint by Goodwin + Goodwin from Bouf, $69.59-Made in England, this simple, glossy envelope can hold sorted mail and other assorted household papers.
    Envelope Mailbox in mint by Goodwin + Goodwin from Bouf, $69.59-Made in England, this simple, glossy envelope can hold sorted mail and other assorted household papers.
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  Cadrona in Red from Mailboxes.co, $150-A powder-coated zincalume body and marine plywood front means zero rust and mold from this New Zealand-made mailbox; a locked lower half keeps mail and packaged protected while the open upper half holds newspapers.
    Cadrona in Red from Mailboxes.co, $150-A powder-coated zincalume body and marine plywood front means zero rust and mold from this New Zealand-made mailbox; a locked lower half keeps mail and packaged protected while the open upper half holds newspapers.
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  Transit Mailbox in Dundas Yellow by Stephen Hugo-Seinader for Centrifuge, $180-Inspired by the Toronto Subway system, each colorway is based on and named after a particular station’s colored tilework.
    Transit Mailbox in Dundas Yellow by Stephen Hugo-Seinader for Centrifuge, $180-Inspired by the Toronto Subway system, each colorway is based on and named after a particular station’s colored tilework.
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  Letterman IV in orange by Michael Rösing for Radius-Design, $225 (without post)-This best-selling model is made to meet the deutsche post standards, but we bet it would be equally suitable on this side of the pond.
    Letterman IV in orange by Michael Rösing for Radius-Design, $225 (without post)-This best-selling model is made to meet the deutsche post standards, but we bet it would be equally suitable on this side of the pond.
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  NB-2 wall-mounted mailbox in red from Neutra Box, $149-The wall-mounted version of Neutra Box’s NB-1, the NB-2 is made to order using leftover galvanized sheet metal and acrylic from fabrication shops.
    NB-2 wall-mounted mailbox in red from Neutra Box, $149-The wall-mounted version of Neutra Box’s NB-1, the NB-2 is made to order using leftover galvanized sheet metal and acrylic from fabrication shops.
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Envelope Mailbox by Goodwin + Goodwin
Envelope Mailbox in mint by Goodwin + Goodwin from Bouf, $69.59-Made in England, this simple, glossy envelope can hold sorted mail and other assorted household papers.

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