Rural letter carrier's handmade sorting bag
- This unique hand-sown cloth bag is divided into pockets, each labeled with the name of a postal patron. A rural delivery carrier designed and fabricated the bag to sort the mail for delivery in the order of the residences along his route.
- Data Source
- National Postal Museum
- After 1896
- Object number
- Mail Processing Equipment
- fabric (cotton); metal
- Height x Width: 11 1/2 × 13 in. (29.21 × 33.02 cm)
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- National Postal Museum Collection
- The Gilded Age (1877-1920)
- Postal Employees
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