Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

Categories: Asia | Design and Architecture

Usually mailboxes can hardly be called works of art, but in Japan it's the opposite. Japanese mailbox, make bright, decorated with images of mascots, animals and other phenomena of the local culture.

Itself pop culture mailboxes, or as they are called in Japan kinen post, has its origins in 1952, when the Japanese postal service was decorated on top of the box statue of a cherub playing the trumpet, in honor of the 75th anniversary of the universal postal Union.

Since kinen post has spread across the country, serving as reminders of anniversaries of events, indicators, or simply to demonstrate the unique character and history of the area.

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Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

 

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

 

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

 

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

 

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

 

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

 

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

 

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

 

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

 

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

 

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

 

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

 

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

 

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

 

Even mailboxes in Japan, well, very strange

Keywords: Interesting | Art | Mailboxes | Japan

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