mailchute - A glass-fronted tube with a mailslot on each floor of a tall building. Letters are dropped for collection through the chute into a box on the ground floor.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • motorist mailchute — (See snorkel collection box) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • letter chute — (See mailchute) …   Glossary of postal terms

  • snorkel collection box — A USPS collection box that is placed at the curbside, fitted with a chute to receive mail deposited by motorists. (Also called courtesy box and motorist mailchute) …   Glossary of postal terms

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