“Robert Cole, from the Letter Box Study Group, says: “There is also one in The British Postal Museum Store in Debden, Essex. Altogether that makes three accounted for, but we have no idea where the other four have gone. They could be still in Liverpool, maybe even in someone’s garden. It’s such a shame, because… Read More

“Yet it is still something of a mystery. Now, to mark the anniversary – and in pursuit of its mission to map and measure Britain’s red breasted beauties – The Letter Box Study Group (for it is they) wants to gather stats and stories about the Liverpool Specials: the wheres, whens, whys and whos.” read more… Read More

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“The Letter Box Study Group (LBSG), which maps sites across the UK, is not just concerned with this postal oddity today, but with the fate of all the boxes. In 2002, Royal Mail undertook to repaint each of its letter boxes every three years. But, according to Andrew Young, chairman of the LBSG, many are… Read More

Liverpool’s very own letter box celebrates its 150th birthday in January 2013. As distinctive as it is unique, the only remaining still-working ‘Liverpool Special’ letter box stands in the city’s Albert Dock. Click here for the full article.… Read More