Letter Box Study Group member Steve Knight talks to correspondent Natalie Gray in his garden in Essex: “This is Steve Knight, the proud owner of 115 post boxes … 14 years ago he bought his first post box and just kept on going… Does a man really need 115 old post boxes?” watch the broadcast… Read More


The Sun

“We have open days throughout the year where children can dress up in the uniforms, try out the ink stamps and experience what it was like to be a telegram messenger. In the 1950s telegram messengers would start as young as 14 years old so it’s a real eye-opener for the younger kids.” Steve’s quirky… Read More


Victorious villagers to welcome back lost postbox

“Mr Airton set about his cause with vigour, enlisting support from the Letter Box Study Group, Cotswolds Conservation Board, local councillors and Stroud MP Neil Carmichael. He unearthed a 2002 agreement between English Heritage and Royal Mail which…” read more… Read More


Have I Got News For You - This Weeks Guest Publication

We worked with the production company at short notice to provide a package of material for “This Weeks Guest Publication”. Martin Clunes, Grayson Perry and Jimmy Carr, along with series regulars Paul Merton and Ian Hislop, gave us a gentle ribbing on the highly popular BBC 1 show. programme details (Series 40 – Episode 7)… Read More


A red letter box day for study group

“Warrington is a place of interest to letter box enthusiasts because it is home to a very rare post box, located inside a phone box.” Nicknamed, ‘the vermilion giant’, the combined phone box and post box, was made…” read more… Read More


The Times

“There are about 114,000 letterboxes in use in Britain. The stamps issued today by Royal Mail depict four different types which, like the Wakefield original, are hung in or on walls. Pillarboxes, and other varieties attached to telegraph poles or on posts, are not shown. Unrepresented, also, are the rarest British letterboxes which date from… Read More