Boy's postcard mailed in 1967 turns up in Oklahoma

Feb 12, 2013 Full story: Northwest Florida Daily News 9

Bert Jacobson sent the postcard to his mother in Pauls Valley, Okla., in January 1967, when he was 13 years old.

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“Passionate Globetrotter”

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#1 Feb 12, 2013
That is definitely "Snail Mail!"

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#2 Feb 12, 2013
Years ago I use to go to the Post Office to get large "eempty" Mail Bags to take to the town's Newspaper office so they could load the mail out type newspapers to sent to the out of town/state customers. At the newspaper office they might find 1-3 pieces of mail in a bag hung up on a bag seam.

At the post office they had all the extra bags thrown into a corner. Something the stack of bags was high and you would get a recent piece of mail. Sometimes the stack would be lower and you got older mail in the bags you picked up. Being a teenager, I would normally not check, as I was in a hurry, and they would find the mail in the bags at the newspaper office.

I never saw the lowest bags ever get used, who knows just how long some mail may have been in there?

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#3 Feb 12, 2013
And now they want to stop Saturday deliveries!
Katie Mellish


#4 Feb 12, 2013
Cyan in CA wrote:
That is definitely "Snail Mail!"
Hello well if you think that is "snail mail"what do you think of this.A soldier in the trenches of world war 1 sent his mother a postcard from France.The postcard was delivered to his address in Devon last year 95 years after it was posted.

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#5 Feb 12, 2013
Stopping Saturday delivery, one letter at a time.

“Passionate Globetrotter”

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#6 Feb 12, 2013
Oh well, what did they expect for a 4-cent stamp?
Donkey Estonkey

Hampton, VA

#7 Feb 13, 2013
They all end up in Oklahoma.., eventually.

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#8 Feb 13, 2013
And..........We now have no Saturday mail, I hope I get my bills in the year 2050!

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#9 Feb 15, 2013
Not bad actually.... Ever try to call the post office??? hahahahaa

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