Product Specification Sheet APS329

Rev. 08/2013

1400 Series Horizontal Style Mail Boxes- NON USPS Approved

This Specsheet is for a product which is discontinued. Please contact us for alternative products.
Architects' And Engineers' Specifications

The Front-Loading Horizontal mail boxes shall be Alpha Communications® / Florence 1400 series, or approved equal. Mail boxes shall be constructed of extruded aluminum, with smooth finish. Mail boxes (and all related accessories) shall be finished in (Nat. Anodized Aluminum or Gold Anodized Aluminum or Duranodic finish). Contractor shall provide any key keepers and (D400 series) alphabetical directories as required for a proper installation, in a matching finish to the mail boxes. 

Mail box compartments shall have permanently engraved door numbers, and each compartment shall be provided with a 5-pin cylinder lock, with 2 keys per lock. Locks shall be available with a minimum of 1,000 possible key combinations.

Contractor shall install as per U.S. Postal Service regulations.

PLEASE NOTE: As of 10/05/2006 the 1400 series mailboxes are no longer USPS Approved for new installations, or for "major renovations". They can only be installed as direct replacements for previous 1400 series mailboxes that need to be replaced.

1400 Series Horizontal Style Mail Boxes
The Alpha Communications® / Florence 1400 series front-loading horizontal style mail boxes can be used in almost any size multi-residential building with (14) or more mail receiving tenants. They are available in configurations of five (5) to seven (7) compartments high, and three (3) to five (5) compartments wide, in each unit. Each mail box unit is fitted with a compartment to install the postal lock provided by the local postal authorities.

All compartment doors come equipped with 5-pin cylinder locks with 2 keys per lock. 1,000 key combinations are provided to avoid possible duplication, and to maintain security.

These boxes are designed to be fully recessed into an 18" deep wall., and have a 'master' door that swings open to allow insertion of mail from the front of the unit, by the letter carrier, and retrieval through the front by the tenant.

Choose from standard finishes of Natural Anodized Aluminum or Gold Anodized Aluminum. Duranodic (Bronze) finish is available at extra cost, all on a special-order basis. Matching key keepers and (D400 series) alphabetical directories are also available to complete your mail box installation.

  • Front-Loading type
  • Made of Rugged Extruded Aluminum with Smooth Finish
  • Available in sizes of Five (5) to Seven (7) High and Three (3) to Five (5) Wide
  • Provides mounting for Postal Lock (supplied by the USPS)
  • Available in Natural or Gold Anodized Aluminum, or Duranodic Bronze (special-order)
  • Each Compartment Door Number is Permanently Engraved
  • 5-pin Cylinder locks provided for each compartment with 1,000 possible key combinations.
  • Multi-sized compartments available at extra cost
  • Comes complete with matching snap-on trim
Available Models

NOTE: "xxx" stand for the number of compartments wide, and the two-letter color suffix. Use suffix 'AE' to end of model number for Nat. Alum, 'GE' for Gold Aluminum or 'DE' for Duranodic.

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