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LETTER BOX [4 records]

Record 1 - external organization data 2021-03-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Compartment – Nomenclature 4.0
  • Museums and Heritage (General)
OBS

letter box: an item in the "Household Accessories" class of the "Furnishings" category.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tiroir – Nomenclature 4.0
  • Muséologie et patrimoine (Généralités)
OBS

coffret à documents; coffret à lettres : objets de la classe «Accessoires ménagers» de la catégorie «Ameublement et accessoires».

Spanish

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Record 2 2014-08-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mail Pickup and Distribution
  • Postal Equipment and Supplies
DEF

A public receptacle into which letters are dropped for delivery by the postal service.

Key term(s)
  • letterbox

French

Domaine(s)
  • Levée et distribution du courrier
  • Matériel et fournitures (Postes)
DEF

Dispositif installé sur la voie publique, destiné à recevoir le courrier à acheminer par le service postal.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Recogida y distribución del correo
  • Material y equipo de correos
DEF

Caja o receptáculo donde caen los papeles echados para el correo.

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Record 3 2014-06-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Mail Pickup and Distribution
DEF

A private receptacle to which letters are delivered.

Key term(s)
  • mail box
  • letterbox

French

Domaine(s)
  • Levée et distribution du courrier
DEF

Boîte privée d'une maison où le facteur dépose le courrier.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Recogida y distribución del correo
DEF

Caja o receptáculo donde caen los papeles echados para el correo.

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Record 4 1990-08-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Security
  • Police
OBS

they are of two kinds; human (live) and "dead". Their function is to act as a repository in which agents may leave their reports or receive their instructions without having to contact their superiors in person.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sécurité
  • Police
CONT

un des endroits très divers où se fait l'échange de documents secrets ou de messages à envoyer. Le courrier de Mrs. Jordan fut surveillé, puis intercepté, et il fut constaté que cette dame servait de boîte aux lettres pour l'Abwehr.

Spanish

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