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 the reign of Edward VIII, who abdicated shortly after…” read more

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