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'La posta pneumatica' in Italy

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Pneumatic mail was created to speed up the sending of letters and telegrams: the first underground networks of pipes were built in Milan, Rome and Naples transporting cylinders containing up to 80 letters. But the spread of the telephone and faster postal services made its use less and less frequent: the service was permanently closed in 1981.

The recordings come from the historical archives of Poste Italiane. It remains available to any non-identified right holders.

Video and screenshot by Poste Italiane


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'La posta pneumatica' in Italy

  Last updated: 15-12-2020


'La posta pneumatica' in Italy


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