While walking through St. Petersburg I also came across this mailbox which seems to be the new mailbox standard except for stating that it is not part of the Russian postal service. 😉 Taken with my Nikon FE and Nikkor 28mm 2.8 AI on Kodak TriX.
While in St. Petersburg I saw another version of a Russian mailbox – this one was located in New Holland. Taken with my D700 and Nikon 20-35mm 2.8.
After the photoblogseries of Russian mailboxes here’s a gallery and a rapid summary of the mailboxes. The predominant part of the pictures were taken during a river cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg (and I hope to do a blog post on that trip in the not so distant future). The first stop was Uglich…Continue reading Russian mailboxes – gallery
And for the – at least for now – final Russian mailbox. This one provides yet another mailbox form-factor.
Back in St. Petersburg this mailbox provides an example of the standard design. Note that the logo still is the Soviet hammer and sickle.
The charming island of Kizhi featured yet another mailbox design.
Goritsy had two different kinds of mailboxes and here is a picture of the other one (this one being in form similar to the one in Uglich).
Continuing the series of Russian mailboxes is a mailbox from the village Goritsy.
While living in Russia I was struck by the fact that the Russian postal service used different mailboxes and I decided to take a picture of some of them. This one was taken in Uglich while on a river cruise from Moscow to St. Petersburg.