Cardboard Mailers

….Cardboard Mailers…

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…friend of mine is helping his folks downsize before they move somewhere smaller than the family home….he brought me  this box of cardboard mailers that his Dad had “accumulated” when he was a member of the World Record Club, local purveyors of budget music…

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…hmmm, pre-decimal postage?….

…didn’t we go decimal just a few months after my family arrived here in 1967?…. (rhetorical…that’s rhetorical)….

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…these are “well-curated” for being in the basement for nearly 48 years…

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…why, the tape is like it was just cut yesterday…

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…and this one appears to pre-date the advent of the World Record Club’s Postal Permit…

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….cardboard mailers.

…(cardboard mailers are a bloody important tool in my trade…folks from out of town will spend more if you are able to offer them firm, safe packaging for their purchases….mmmm….cardboard mailers).

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