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Nicely designed letterbox. Leave it to the Italians to make a pretty letterbox.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote bonneville Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 November 2023 at 08:15
A senior moment caused me to post this in the telephone box thread, when it ought to live here. So forgive a double post of this double box in the centre of Market Deeping:

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13-25/25-27 (Parnell/Auckland)


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Seen on Waiheke, New Zealand



Seen in Taupo, New Zealand


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Post Options Post Options   Quote Phil Wood Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 21 November 2023 at 00:06
Oxford postbox.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Howard_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 December 2023 at 15:46

Rural post box

Somewhere beyond Torrington, in the back of beyond.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Phil Wood Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 December 2023 at 11:14
November box - there is a somewhat bizarre craze for knitting 'toppers' for post boxes, often themed. This one is for Remembrance Day.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Howard_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 09 December 2023 at 23:35
Yes, we had one modelling the Headington Shark - it was stolen within 24 hours ...
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Post Options Post Options   Quote pegelli Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 December 2023 at 10:43
No knitted topper, and for the rest also not looking too good. But still in operation somewhere in Antwerp


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Post Options Post Options   Quote Phil Wood Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 January 2024 at 11:50
Probably the oldest post box on UK streets - Plymouth. The design of this one dates back to 1853, the year pillar boxes furst appeared on UK streets, and it's the earlist known variant of the design. However, it is no longer in use and has been painted green, which was the colour used for a decade or two in the 1860s/70s.

Hoaward_S has noted that I don't say where my post box pictures are taken - this is habitual because rarer boxes are attractive to thieves - even pillar boxes have been stolen. I have plenty of pictures of posts that used to hold the smaller 'lamp' boxes. The Royal Mail used to sell old boxes, so there are plenty around, making stolen boxes hard to trace on the used market. As dealers are asking £1,000s per box they make an attractive target for to the unscrupulous.

However, this one is unique and in a pretty well protected within a private development, so I reckon its safe enough.


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Post Options Post Options   Quote Howard_S Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14 January 2024 at 13:01
Who knew about the stolen postbox market! Thanks, Phil.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Phil Wood Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 January 2024 at 11:18
Originally posted by Howard_S Howard_S wrote:

Who knew about the stolen postbox market! Thanks, Phil.


They seem to come in spates in different parts of the country - article
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