I blogged some illustrations yesterday from The Gashlycrumb Tinies. Today I found a report in Salon
discussing a new book
about the correspondence between Gorey and an author with whom he was collaborating.
The covers are interesting. Since they don't commemorate a philatelic event, I suppose they would be described as "illustrated" rather than "cacheted
." There are five more examples at the Salon link.
I wonder if such mails would endure the regulations of present-day USPS. I had a bad experience last year trying to be creative. Read it here: USPS Clubs Baby SealsReplyDelete
Ambuj, I believe you fell afoul of a computerized reading system, not a human per se.ReplyDelete
Virtually all mail goes through a reader that is programmed to locate and read the ZIP code - it's not set up to read or interpret "from" or "to." I'm almost certain the scanner interpreted the return address as the destination.
You need to find a friend who lives southeast of you...