The W.Reginald Bray Appreciation Society

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The W.Reginald Bray Appreciation Society

Some say that Reginald Bray is the founding father of the mail art movement. In 1900 this chap even posted himself. This group aims to test the patience of the postal service. What is the strangest object that you have been sent?What is the most bizarre object that you can send?

In the 1980s I once sent my friend a banana in the post.I stuck a stamp on to it,wrote the address in biro & popped it in the postbox.Not only did he receive it but he ate it for his lunch.

Has the postal service got a sense of humour?Together we will find out ...

Website: http://www.wrbray.org.uk
Members: 31
Latest Activity: Mar 3

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Comment by Carolyn Cline on March 3, 2018 at 12:41am

Recently mailed to Bradford

 

Comment by Carolyn Cline on February 23, 2018 at 8:06pm

I’m not telling.

Comment by Ficus strangulensis on February 23, 2018 at 7:15pm

You've mailed him a HORSE!!!?

Comment by Carolyn Cline on February 23, 2018 at 6:59pm

Yes it does. Bradford should watch his mailbox...maybe put some hay in there. It might come in useful soon.

Comment by Ruud Janssen on February 23, 2018 at 6:11pm

strange mail still travels....

Comment by Michael Leigh on December 27, 2017 at 7:31am

Carolyn - both methods sound fine to me!    Hope they get to where they are going!   I've always found the post office in the UK very tolerant of weird mail - helps brighten up their day down at the sorting office!

Comment by Carolyn Cline on December 27, 2017 at 2:38am

Eureka! I’ll crochet a web around it and attach an address with a tag! Disregard last post...Unless you have a better idea!

Comment by Carolyn Cline on December 27, 2017 at 2:19am

Sadly, I never received any strange in the mail, BUT I have mailed stuff out in 2 liter soda bottles. They arrived just fine! I would like to mail an avocado to my son, but I’m not sure how to securely add an address. Any ideas?

Comment by Jennifer Jones (JJalltheway) on April 19, 2016 at 7:31am

E, I've seen some pretty great stuff come from you but that rock is truly fantastic! Did it arrive? The most poetic rock I've ever seen!

Comment by E on April 17, 2016 at 9:30pm

Mail art for school project (Ecole primaire de Caillouël - France) 

 

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