It only is possible every 4 years; sending out mail-art on February 29th.

So don't put mail in the mailbox today, but tomorrow. We will see if the postal system brings us tyraces of the special day.

I know some mail-artists will ask for hand cancelled mail at the postal office. I rather like to see what the automized system will bring.

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Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 1, 2016 at 8:13pm

One-day-mail-delivery is advertised for domestic mail by the  Greek Post!

And it worked! I mailed to myself, yesterday, Feb.29, to get the "rare" postmark

and it arrived in the morning mail delivery today...yay!

" 29.02.16" = day-month-year :-)

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 28, 2016 at 5:32pm

Taking a huge stack of mail art tomorrow to the Greek postoffice to hopefully get

the "29 Feb 2016" postmark on the envelope. I may have to go to three different post offices

so as to to overwhelm the clerks (they won't agree to give me the rubber stamp so I could

do each and every one of the envelopes :-(

Comment by Olivia Arrow on February 28, 2016 at 3:17pm

Yes! Great idea, I am going to do the same. The photo is fantastic, what a perfect calendar. 

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on February 28, 2016 at 11:23am
So do I!
By the way, I wonder if it is possible at all, to have our mail hand cancelled in the Netherlands?

Wish we would have this possibility here; some countries - e.g. Japan - have beautiful postmarks.



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