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A mailbox is a facility introduced in the 19th century for storing mail . It can function of sending of mail ( mail box have), but also the acceptance of mail ( letter box , mailbox and period mailbox ), sometimes combined. Furthermore, letters can be posted at the letter station and at a post buoy .

The parcel machines , Packstation , Post.24 station and Post 24/7 station, if this has a Packstation, form a mixture of delivery and receipt . The Tote Mailbox is also a mixture .

Stand mailbox in Mons, Belgium
Post boxes in the USA, California
44 private house mailboxes and a mailbox of the Swedish Post (far right) on Helgö (Mälaren)


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