Benjamin Shine, 'Box Lounger'.

BT Artbox: Red telephone boxes with a twist

The iconic K2 telephone kiosk and pillar box, Maida Vale, London.

The iconic K2 telephone kiosk and pillar box, Maida Vale, London.

The cover of The Post Office Magazine, November 1938. The magazine is notable for containing stunning photographs of postal scenes, some of which you can see on display as part of our exhibition "The Post Office in Pictures", currently at the Lumen URC, Bloomsbury, London.

The cover of The Post Office Magazine, November 1938. The magazine is notable for containing stunning photographs of postal scenes, some of which you can see on display as part of our exhibition "The Post Office in Pictures", currently at the Lumen URC, Bloomsbury, London.

A decorative envelope made for the Paris department store Galeries Lafayette.

A decorative envelope made for the Paris department store Galeries Lafayette.

Postman's Park, London.

Where did 19th century postmen go on their coffee break?

Postman's Park, London.

Can you identify this mystery object? It was transferred to us last week from the former post office in King Street, Maidstone. It was suggested to us that it could be an air pump. Tell us if you know what it is.

Can you identify this mystery object? It was transferred to us last week from the former post office in King Street, Maidstone. It was suggested to us that it could be an air pump. Tell us if you know what it is.


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Can you identify this mystery object? It was transferred to us last week from the former post office in King Street, Maidstone. It was suggested to us that it could be an air pump. Tell us if you know what it is.

Can you identify this mystery object? It was transferred to us last week from the former post office in King Street, Maidstone. It was suggested to us that it could be an air pump. Tell us if you know what it is.

The cover of The Post Office Magazine, November 1938. The magazine is notable for containing stunning photographs of postal scenes, some of which you can see on display as part of our exhibition "The Post Office in Pictures", currently at the Lumen URC, Bloomsbury, London.

The cover of The Post Office Magazine, November 1938. The magazine is notable for containing stunning photographs of postal scenes, some of which you can see on display as part of our exhibition "The Post Office in Pictures", currently at the Lumen URC, Bloomsbury, London.

Detail of illustrated writing paper, c. 1840. In the top right hand corner is a print of a woman holding a broom covered with a sheet and a head made out of a pumpkin. She is using it to scare a man in military uniform who has jumped out of his seat and is warding off the ghost. Caption reads: 'My gallant Friend'. Happy Halloween!

Detail of illustrated writing paper, c. 1840. In the top right hand corner is a print of a woman holding a broom covered with a sheet and a head made out of a pumpkin. She is using it to scare a man in military uniform who has jumped out of his seat and is warding off the ghost. Caption reads: 'My gallant Friend'. Happy Halloween!

The British Postal Museum & Archive Shop now offers new lower prices on selected products...

The British Postal Museum & Archive Shop now offers new lower prices on selected products...

Can you identify this mystery object? It comes from a local post office in Kent and is believed to date from the mid 19th to mid 20th Century. This photo shows the plunging mechanism. For more details on the object visit our blog: http://postalheritage.wordpress.com/2012/06/25/more-on-our-unidentified-object/

Can you identify this mystery object? It comes from a local post office in Kent and is believed to date from the mid 19th to mid 20th Century. This photo shows the plunging mechanism. For more details on the object visit our blog: http://postalheritage.wordpress.com/2012/06/25/more-on-our-unidentified-object/

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