Gibraltar Old Towne Cast Aluminum Wall Mount Mailbox GIVEAWAY!!

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I have been in home renovation mode for, oh, about two years now. (Has nothing to do with buying our first home two years ago. Really. *shifty eyes*)
With two girls under two, little to no time and even less money to focus on home upgrades, I have mastered the art of home improvement on a budget and a tight schedule. I have discovered that it is actually far easier to do noticeable home upgrades for under $100 and under one hour than I had ever imagined.
I know I have already blogged about replacing light fixtures and replacing power outlet faceplates in the past, but I really do need to add a new low budget / high impact home upgrade to the list… replacing your mailbox!
Our home had an ugly wall mounted mailbox on it. I mean, fugly ugly. Kind of wish I had taken a picture of it before chucking it in the wastebin now. This thing was so old, that the name crudely stamped onto the box had not the previous owners, but the owners before THEM scrawled on it! (I am talking, like, ten, fifteen years ago.)
I searched around the interwebs for classy wall mounted mailboxes that would combine durability with artistry – something vintage looking but still modern and relevant – and something that would fit in my budget of $100 or less. And I found Gibraltar Mailboxes! When I reached out, they offered to provide a mailbox for giveaway to my readers! So enter below for your chance to win, but FIRST! Lets learn more about this fantastic company!

About Gibraltar and Solar Group, Inc.

From the Gibraltar Mailboxes website (click here to visit):
Solar Group, Inc. began in 1957 as a hardware manufacturing company. Over the past 50 years they acquired several small companies and became The Solar Group manufacturing mainly mailboxes. The Solar Group products are marketed throughout the U.S., Canada, Japan and Germany.
In 1998 The Solar Group was acquired by Gibraltar Industries, a leading manufacturer, processor, and distributor of metals and other engineered materials. Now The Solar Group is the leading manufacturer of mailboxes in North America and possibly the world, producing approximately six million mailboxes a year. Our mailboxes are made in a variety of sizes, colors, and materials including galvanized steel, satin nickel, cast aluminum, aluminum, plastic, and cedar. Some of our major mailbox customers are Wal-Mart, The Home Depot, Menards, Target, ACE Hardware, and Lowe’s. It is also the exclusive brand licensee of Rubbermaid® postal products.

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My Thoughts on the Gibraltar Old Towne Mailbox

First off, it was hard to pick a mailbox from Gibraltar, because they have quite a selection of boxes with all kinds of unique charms. My home is rather eclectic in its décor, so really any box would have worked for my home, but the Old Towne seem to just *click* for me!
Here is a blurb about the Old Towne from Amazon.com (click here to view and / or purchase!)
Add a touch of elegance to your home with the Olde Towne cast aluminum wall mount mailbox. Its weather-durable, powder coated finish will not rust. Its large capacity allows the mailbox to hold a variety of mail. The hand crafted ivy design adds a distinctive touch. Mounting hardware is sold separately.
As you can see in the photos, this is a very attractive and rather heavy duty mailbox. There is really nothing I dislike about it. It was so easy to install, took literally five minutes to mount on the wall! The box is deep and holds a large amount of letters – it can even hold multiple magazines and over-sized mail. While I doubt that it is completely weatherproof for severe weather areas, the mail is adequately protected from rain and moisture, and for a wall mounted box (close to the house and under an eave) I don’t anticipate any problem even on the rainiest days.
The box is surprisingly heavy for its size and the only potential downfall of this box is that the lid is heavy and as such, clanks when the lid is dropped. But I actually like hearing the lid close when the mailman inserts the mail. My old box did that (though it was more of a clatter than a clank) and it alerts me that the mailed has been delivered. I am a bit of mail junky.. even when I’m not expecting mail I get giddy at the sight of the mailman, haha.
As far as comparisons to the old box I had – my old mailbox lid opened further, but the decreased range of motion in the Gibraltar does not hinder the dropping off or picking up of mail so it’s really a non-issue. And as to looks? Sweet goodness, this mailbox is soooooo much nicer than my old one. Amazing upgrade that in slam dunk for increased curb appeal for my home.

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Enter to Win!

Would you like to win your very own Gibraltar Old Towne Cast Aluminum Wall Mount Mailbox? Enter to win below! (You can enter once a day!)
– Entry is open to United States residents that are over the age of 18 years.
– You can enter to win once per day.
– The entry period is from December 2, 2015 to December 20, 2015.
– Winner will be notified via email and must respond within 48 hours or the prize will be forfeited and a new winner selected.
– Domestic Geek Girl will forward the prize winning goods to the lucky person.

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Gingi is a photographer, cosplayer, amateur chef, crazy cat lady, anime otaku, bookworm, generic geek, world traveler, conservative Christian, homeschooler, devoted military wife and stay at home new mother of two little girls.

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Gingi Freeman

Gingi is a photographer, cosplayer, amateur chef, crazy cat lady, anime otaku, bookworm, generic geek, world traveler, conservative Christian, homeschooler, devoted military wife and stay at home new mother of two little girls. Gingi blogs about anything and everything that is relevant to being a supermom, stay at home wife, homeschooler and geek girl! You can contact her at gingifreeman@gmail.com or via the contact form on her website at www.domesticgeekgirl.com

43 thoughts on “Gibraltar Old Towne Cast Aluminum Wall Mount Mailbox GIVEAWAY!!

  • 3 December, 2015 at 12:33 am
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    When I get an actual mailbox… That’s when I know… I am an ADULT!

    • 3 December, 2015 at 3:12 pm
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      Hahaha, look at me adulting all over the place! Woot!

  • 3 December, 2015 at 2:17 am
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    Gigi… this is a pretty mailbox, if I owned my own home I would want one like this… good luck to everyone who enters xox

  • 3 December, 2015 at 2:25 am
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    I love your new mailbox. I love that you were able to find one for under $100. I currently don’t need a new mailbox, but next time I do I will give them a try. Thanks for sharing this with us.

    • 3 December, 2015 at 3:13 pm
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      Yeah, I was kind of shocked to see the price of mailboxes, and most are so plain and ugly! This one is usually a steal on Amazon.com AND it is available with Prime shipping! <3

  • 3 December, 2015 at 3:27 am
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    Thanks, would look great on my house!

    • 3 December, 2015 at 3:14 pm
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      <3

  • 3 December, 2015 at 1:30 pm
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    That is adorable! I am jealous! We have a community wide mailbox with our own little box, I really miss having my own.

    • 3 December, 2015 at 3:17 pm
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      I have not yet had to do a community mailbox, but Id imagine that would get a little old after awhile, especially if its quite a ways from your home!

  • 3 December, 2015 at 4:40 pm
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    Given that I live in the UK I’m always fascinated by the whole mailbox concept. So much scope to do things (the mailbox you share is lovely), I guess our letter boxes are boring in this respect.

    By the way I hope you don’t mind my sharing this on my FaceBook page.

    • 3 December, 2015 at 10:07 pm
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      Now Im super curious.. what do your boxes look like in the UK???

  • 3 December, 2015 at 9:51 pm
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    That mailbox! I love love love it! So rustic yet rich looking

    xo,
    Sarah Grace

    • 3 December, 2015 at 10:08 pm
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      Right?! Im so in love with it!!!

  • 3 December, 2015 at 10:26 pm
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    Wonderful pictures! Thanks for sharing:)

    irenethayer.com

  • 4 December, 2015 at 4:23 am
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    This mailbox looks perfect for the house of my in-laws))
    Wishing luck to all contestants!

    • 4 December, 2015 at 4:38 pm
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      <3 Good luck!!! <3

  • 4 December, 2015 at 6:37 pm
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    I looooooove this! I have wanted one of these for years! I would love to win! ♡♡♡

    • 4 December, 2015 at 7:36 pm
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      Good luck! Thanks for entering!

  • 4 December, 2015 at 9:06 pm
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    That’s gorgeous! Our mail box is all old and rusty and stuff. But it hasn’t been anywhere on the top 100 list for our priorities yet.

    • 7 December, 2015 at 3:12 pm
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      I am STILL so excited every time I walk up to our front door.. its soooo pretty!! You should consider it, such a GREAT and easy upgrade!!

  • 4 December, 2015 at 9:44 pm
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    I absolutely LOVE this! It’s gorgeous! We live in a log cabin and this would look beautiful on it! Amazing giveaway!

    • 7 December, 2015 at 3:13 pm
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      You live in a log cabin?!?!? PICTURES!!!

  • 5 December, 2015 at 4:10 am
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    The mailbox is very pretty! I will love a new mailbox!

    • 7 December, 2015 at 3:13 pm
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      <3

  • 6 December, 2015 at 7:22 pm
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    Hi Gingi, I love the olde town look of this postbox. And with the company having loads to choose from they must have a type to suit any house. It sounds as if it is built to last, and you’ve got in just in time for the influx of Christmas cards you ma receive.

    xx

    • 7 December, 2015 at 3:16 pm
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      Yes, I am so happy with it! Thank you for your thoughtful and sweet comment! Good luck!! <3

  • 7 December, 2015 at 12:19 am
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    Looks a great mail box Gingi

    Best wishes to you and your family for the coming new week.

    All the best Jan

  • 10 December, 2015 at 9:17 am
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    I just love this mailbox! I’m ashamed to admit that I am just using my old paper box as my mailbox, it’s the last thing I’ve thought of replacing but now I realize how ugly it is and detracts from the house. Great find, thank you for the info!

  • 18 December, 2015 at 10:07 am
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    Gorgeous! I knew it was time for a new mailbox. 😛

  • 19 December, 2015 at 5:44 am
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    this looks like a great mailbox, so pretty

  • 20 December, 2015 at 2:43 am
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    We are remodeling the outside of our home with new siding and windows. This would be a great replacement for our old wooden mailbox…

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