Found in cities, towns and villages throughout the British Isles, standing erect on street corners, attached to telegraph poles or built into the exterior walls of country Post Offices, as is the one in this photo, they are all red. Traditionally made of cast iron originating in the reign of Queen Victoria, the post boxes have the insignia of the present Monarch at the time of installation. This ones shows a GR – George Rex (King George V 1910-1936). Photo was taken of the post office in Millford, Staffordshire, England.
Canon Ixus 500
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