Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Georgian Postbox SK14 23

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This postbox outside the Curiosity Shop on Commercial Street has a "G R" royal cipher dating it to the reign of George V. It is possibly the oldest mailbox in Hyde. The plate indicates that the last collection made from the box is at 5.45 pm which is only 15 minutes before the last collection at Hamnett Street sorting office which is at least 5 minutes away in a car and probably 20 minutes on foot. Last collection on Saturdays is at 11 am.

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A contribution to Ruby Tuesday and Our World Tuesday.

6 comments:

  1. Love the color and the history of this.

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  2. A bit worn but wonderful.

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  3. Worn with fascinating character. A grand old mailbox.

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  4. nice vintage photo, have a good Tuesday

    much love...

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  5. Hi,
    I posted the postbox like this accidentally this time. I was surprised that they resemble. I have been thinking the post box is only in Japan.
    Have a nice day!

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