The World’s Coolest (and Geekiest) Mailboxes

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Snail mail may get the short shrift these days but that doesn’t mean the mail deserves to be delivered to a basic black box with numbers on it. No-siree.  What we have here is a collection of mailboxes – starting with a number from Florida, but including a number from around the world that are pretty cool and geeky. If you have a cool mailbox drop us a picture. As for the others, take a look:

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A mailbox in the shape of a house stands on top of model dolphins along the highway US-1 in the Lower Keys near Marathon, FL. 

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A mailbox with a thatched roof.

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A mailbox decorated with a model cat.

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Looks like a  golden retriever.

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A Marlin in Florida.

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Models of an adult and baby manatee hold a mailbox along the highway US-1.

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A mailbox in the shape of a turtle.

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Most of what gets delivered these days is garbage anyway so…

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A mailbox in the shape of a dolphin.

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Well it was “Shark Week” recently…

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Another mailbox in the shape of a manatee.

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A mailbox in the shape of a church.

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That’s one large mouth Bass.

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Yet another manatee.

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A mailbox in the shape of a fire truck.

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A mailbox in the shape of a house with a veranda and a parking lot.

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A mailbox donated by mining corporation RioTinto stands in front of huts outside Beyla, Guinea.

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Stormtroopers from the movie "Star Wars" insert postcards promoting "Star Wars Celebration Japan" into a post box at a postal office in Tokyo.

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A U.S Postal Service mailbox wrapped to look like the 'Star Wars' character R2-D2 is pictured in Hollywood, California.

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A U.S Postal Service mailbox wrapped to look like the 'Star Wars' character R2-D2 is pictured in Hollywood, California.

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Outback letterboxes, formerly fridges, sit on an Australian outback property.

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A diver drops a postcard into an undersea mailbox off the coast of Susami, in the western Japanese prefecture of Wakayama.

Have a better mailbox of your own? Drop us a pic.