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US Postal Service logo
Posted by ndbprr on Friday, April 30, 2021 5:06 PM

Lots of the current logo on the internet.  Haven't found a 1950s logo for my postal building.  Anybody have a source?  Thank you

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Posted by Overmod on Friday, April 30, 2021 6:22 PM
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Posted by gmpullman on Friday, April 30, 2021 6:41 PM

Here's a couple other graphics I like to use on government properties:

 us-property-no-trespassing by Edmund, on Flickr

And this one is located near a stand-pipe or alarm bell for the fire sprinkler:

 sprinkler-fire-alarm-fdny by Edmund, on Flickr

And this one which used to be ubiquitous on so many public buildings throuth the '50s and '60s.

 Fallout_shelter_CD by Edmund, on Flickr

You can download any of these from Flickr.

 IMG_9414 by Edmund, on Flickr

 IMG_9405 by Edmund, on Flickr

 

Good Luck, Ed

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Posted by Overmod on Friday, April 30, 2021 6:42 PM
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Posted by NittanyLion on Friday, April 30, 2021 7:05 PM

Those US Property Captain America shields are still the sign they use too.

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Posted by DSchmitt on Saturday, May 1, 2021 9:27 PM

ndbprr

Lots of the current logo on the internet.  Haven't found a 1950s logo for my postal building.  Anybody have a source?  Thank you

 

I think you are looking for something that doesn't exist.

It appears that prior to the creation of the Postal Service (1971)  the US post offices and vehicles did not have logos on them. They were simply lettered "US POST OFFICE", UNITED STATES POST OFFICE" , or just "POST OFFICE"

I tried to sell my two cents worth, but no one would give me a plug nickel for it.

I don't have a leg to stand on.

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Posted by azrail on Sunday, May 2, 2021 3:09 AM

The vehicles just had U.S. MAIL in gold block letters on the white over blue trucks, and a Civil Defense "CD" triangle (they could be used in emergency situations)

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Posted by gmpullman on Sunday, May 2, 2021 3:33 AM

Microscale has decals with a small choice of U.S. Mail lettering and two sizes of emblems:

Assorted Trailers

And the Flexi-Van set has the gold block lettering:

http://www.microscale.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=MD&Product_Code=87-1248&Category_Code=NYC

 I used block lettering on my U. S. Mail Parcel Post Annex

 IMG_9397 by Edmund, on Flickr

 IMG_9395 by Edmund, on Flickr

 IMG_9384 by Edmund, on Flickr

This is just like the lettering that was on the Cleveland Lakefront "Annex" that was served by the NYC and Penn-Central mail trains.

Good Luck, Ed

 

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Sunday, May 2, 2021 11:01 AM

NittanyLion
Those US Property Captain America shields are still the sign they use too.

I think you need to spend more time in the MCU, that is not what Captain Steve Rogers' shield looks like.

Nerd out! Geeked

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Posted by wjstix on Thursday, May 6, 2021 10:46 AM

The United States Post Office used the round "pony express" sleeve patch on uniforms until they were reformed as the United States Postal Service in 1970 when the eagle logo was created. As far as I know, the "pony express" logo was not used on vehicles or mailboxes or the outside of post offices. Post offices had the station name on it, and always had a US flag.

(My dad was a mailman 1943-74 and many of my mom's family worked for the post office also.)

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Posted by NittanyLion on Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:54 PM

SeeYou190

 

 
NittanyLion
Those US Property Captain America shields are still the sign they use too.

 

I think you need to spend more time in the MCU, that is not what Captain Steve Rogers' shield looks like.

Nerd out! Geeked

-Kevin

 

The Federal Property and Interstate Highway signs are often called Captain American signs.  His shield was originally a red, white, and blue heater.

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Posted by wjstix on Thursday, May 6, 2021 3:56 PM

All I know is: When Captain America throws his mighty shield, all those who chose to oppose his shield must yield.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WeSpLnZF9sk

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Posted by SeeYou190 on Thursday, May 6, 2021 4:59 PM

NittanyLion
His shield was originally a red, white, and blue heater.

Yes, the old sheild is more similar to the highway signs.

A lot of my neighbors like to point out that Captain America's shield was originally designed for Captain Puerto Rico!

Laugh

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Posted by Overmod on Friday, May 7, 2021 6:52 AM

What about Captain Union Pacific?

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