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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,,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 December 4, 2015 at 10:17am

NIXIE time...back to Greece, even with the correct address,

BUT it was written too LOW on the envelope

for the US Postal ROBOT to "read" :-(

Comment by Ruud Janssen on December 3, 2015 at 6:02pm

Comment by Ruud Janssen on November 23, 2015 at 6:28am

for Heleen: The computer obviously read your zipcode from the stamp, and even printed it in code on the envelope itself. I wonder what happens at a 2nd attempt. Will be a georgious enveloppe enveloppe....!

Comment by Ruud Janssen on November 23, 2015 at 6:25am

Returning mail to the sender also happens in Japan. Ryosuke's Braincell took a little longer because it was returned to him for no obvious reason. Eventually with this little addition it arrived in Breda.....

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on November 23, 2015 at 1:35am

On this sent envelope the addition consists of a cancelation stamp / postmark added by Dutch Post to the faux postage stamp (all other stamps are mine).
However... they did deliver it to my own address instead of the addressee's address in Breda!
I don't understand why...

Fortunately Dutch Post didn't cancel the real stamps, so I'll have an other try.

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 10, 2015 at 3:27pm

...on an envelope from Belgium...but arrived ok anyway :-)

the torn edge was taped up, and the report got TWO official signatures!

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 22, 2015 at 11:39pm

So sad...did not make it to the Liverpool place :-(

address...no longer?

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on July 19, 2015 at 10:45am

On Instagram I am following @ho.owl, and to my happy surprise I was honoured with a ginger ho.owlet when I posted my drawing of my favourite breakfast! However it took more time than expected, for the package (with the Owlet) to arrive from Spain to the Netherlands. But thanks to this personally stamped and handwritten Postal Addition we know what has been causing the delay!

See @ho.owl on Instagram and www.hoowlstory.com on the internet to learn more about this (to me still mysterious) little Owl.

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on July 16, 2015 at 11:27am

(the sad thing is that they made the cow stamp almost invisible...)

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on July 16, 2015 at 11:23am

A great postal and customal addition to the matchbox art package I sent to Tomoe. Picture thanks to Tomoe.

You can see a Japanese customers sticker (they opened it, and then the postal workers had to close / repack it). And if you look close, you can see red stamped letters under the sticker: 'frankering gecontroleerd' = postage checked. So at least three Real Humans have helped this mail art on it's travel (and we helped them to keep their jobs): a Dutch postal worker, a Japanese custom person and a Japanese postal worker!


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