We love those postal additions!


We love those  postal additions!

Some times mail art gets lost in the mail, and other times the mail company is so kind to add something to our mail art. Dynamic art, I love that!

In this group you can post the postal additions to the mail art that you´ve sent or received. Additions by the mail companies which made you smile, touched you or whatever. Additions which are, in fact, part of the Mail Art!

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Latest Activity: on Wednesday

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,,Dynamic art "...

Started by Mariana Serban Aug 15, 2014. 0 Replies

Ilove your idea , Heleen !!Ihave some good pieces too !Continue

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Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on Wednesday

'Luv when the US Post puts on these postal code stickers 

(usually on top of colorful envelopes)

'luv to recycle them on collage cards :-)

Comment by Ruud Janssen on Wednesday

I am aways fascinated with those addings. We have to live in this automated world where machines only can read QR and barcode.

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on Monday

Sometimes postal additions are good, sometimes they make us shiver. Anyhow, after years of great rubber stamp prints, nowadays the post seems to love to add stickers!... What is your opinion about it?

From Ruud to Heleen, before:

From Ruud to Heleen, after:

From Heleen to Ruud, before:

(the turning of the photo is an inexplicable iuoma-ning addition)

From Heleen to Ruud, after:

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on January 24, 2019 at 10:02pm

Postal additions, thanks to postal additioners and Alan Brignull!

Thank you very much, Alan!

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on December 30, 2018 at 3:37pm

I thought the NL was made by you! It matches well with the background pictures :-)

These pen stripes are not as bad as they sometimes can be. And I found out that the quality of the stamps is good: using a piece of cloth and some water I made the stripes a little lighter (not too much, to keep some of the addition), and the stamps survived the water and rubbing!

Comment by FinnBadger on December 30, 2018 at 1:54pm

Wow, it is kind of a horror show all on its own!

And even the stamp that did receive a machine postmark received the awful sharpie. I am enjoying the giant NL in a circle, as well. Never seen quite so much added.

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on December 30, 2018 at 1:48pm

Two postal additions to this mail from FinnBadger:

One of which I guess not all stamp lovers are fond of, and one which made it easier for the postperson to see to which address the mail should be delivered:

Thank you very much, FinnBadger!

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on December 4, 2018 at 8:43pm

Might have been the picture of the plant (with the '7 finger leaves') which has caught someone's attention underways?

In case some certain content is missing, we all should accept Royal Mail's invitation and write to the original country's postal authority. (or any country's customs, I guess?)

Comment by Alan Brignull on December 4, 2018 at 7:25pm

We're sorry, but it wasn't our fault. Don't blame us!

Comment by Alan Brignull on April 4, 2018 at 4:58pm

Some postal additions we DON'T love :


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