Oh, yes, something else was in the mail bag from Finnbadger

A postal barcode on a handmade large envelope...and lots of fun postage and 

TIME, of course...(we are clocks lovers :-)

...and  we are "Junk DADA" freaks, too:

Very rich "junk"...let's say trashpo!

...and pieces "flip" open:

What is trashpo without barcodes?

Thank you Phillip for all you send,

always good to se ya in the post! xxx

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Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 6, 2016 at 1:51pm

True, true...US postage is self-sticky....

and those nice "clock lovers" stamps I wouldn't part with :-)

So, no return, I'll just add to and enjoy my collection. Thanks!

Comment by FinnBadger on June 6, 2016 at 1:07pm

Well, I consider the stamps to be part of the mail art - these were chosen to match some aspects of the envelope. Also, since the self-adhesive stamps don't soak off paper, reusing them looks pretty obvious, and it is considered fraud here in the US. So no need to be perplexed, enjoy the stamps I send you on the envelopes :)

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 6, 2016 at 8:45am

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 6, 2016 at 8:33am

unfranked postage stamps...to return and reuse ...or not?

a perplexing situation...

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 6, 2016 at 8:29am

Liking those postal barcodes very much, and they are easily removed and

reused on mail art to:

Mr. Barcode InSeine, of course :-)

Comment by FinnBadger on June 6, 2016 at 2:39am

P is a code on a dry-cleaning ticket.

Ah, I have forgotten all the things I attached to the 8 pieces I made - it could be an ATM receipt (from Mexico)?

I think you know you can remove the barcodes without damaging the envelope, although in this case it does interesting things to Purifoy's face.

And interesting that the stamps on yours do not seem to have been postmarked - unlike the ones I sent to Ruud which got the full, hands on treatment (posted at IUOMA.org)

Comment by Melissa Wand on May 26, 2016 at 1:13am

Nice trashpo.

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 25, 2016 at 10:23pm

Very clever! And what a way to clean out the pockets and backpack. :-)

I noticed a receipt and maybe "P" for a parking tag?

Great trashpo, 'love it!

Comment by FinnBadger on May 25, 2016 at 5:16pm

Yes, this is definitely trashpo, and purposefully only loosely put together (well, it's pre-trashpo, really, although the dictionary was found, abdandoned). Some of it from the pockets and lower levels of my backpack, too.

Erni has the other half of Mr Purifoy's face



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