Blue and Red post boxes at Windsor Castle in Berkshire, England. The Blue post boxes were for airmail letters and placed at important sites, they only lasted for eight years because of the rapid expansion of air services to Europe and the British Empire their usefulness was made redundant

Blue and Red post boxes at Windsor Castle in Berkshire, England. The Blue post boxes were for airmail letters and placed at important sites, they only lasted for eight years because of the rapid expansion of air services to Europe and the British Empire their usefulness was made redundant

Post office pretend play- great for early literacy development!

Post Box Pretend Play

Week 45 - An Old English Post Box, via Flickr. @ http://www.flickr.com/photos/letscommunicate/5139389896/

Week 45 - An Old English Post Box, via Flickr. @ http://www.flickr.com/photos/letscommunicate/5139389896/

The oldest post box still in service in England is at, Barnes Cross, Bishop's Caundle, Dorset, England. 1853

The oldest post box still in service in England is at, Barnes Cross, Bishop's Caundle, Dorset, England. 1853

House and red post box in Kensington, London

Self-Guided Walk in Kensington - A Lovely London Walk

Nicknamed the Vermillion Giant, the K4 was a combined telephone and post box with stamp vending machine. The design was introduced in 1927 but they proved unpopular with customers. Only 50 were ever produced and most were withdrawn in 1935. However, around 10 survive in the UK including this one in Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear.

Historic British post boxes, in pictures

Nicknamed the Vermillion Giant, the K4 was a combined telephone and post box with stamp vending machine. The design was introduced in 1927 but they proved unpopular with customers. Only 50 were ever produced and most were withdrawn in 1935. However, around 10 survive in the UK including this one in Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear.


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The oldest post box still in service in England is at, Barnes Cross, Bishop's Caundle, Dorset, England. 1853

The oldest post box still in service in England is at, Barnes Cross, Bishop's Caundle, Dorset, England. 1853

The oldest pillar box still in use in the British Isles, 1853 in Union Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

The oldest pillar box still in use in the British Isles, 1853 in Union Street, St Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands

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british telephone booths | British telephone kiosks, English telephone kiosk, English phone box

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