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Victorian Post Box, Cottesbrooke, Northants.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman
N 52° 21.300 W 000° 57.426
30U E 639126 N 5802487
Quick Description: Still in use but showing its age.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/10/2011 6:46:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMC05N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
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Long Description:
This box has had many coats of paint during its life and some of it has flaked off in the past. Unusual in that there is a flap on the inside of the letter slot. Is this to prevent birds taking it over as a nest hole?

The manufacturer's name is indistinct having had many coats of paint.
Tell us about the area the post box is situated.:
On a roadside wall in a small rural village.


Condition of the box: Good/Average/Poor: Good

Is this post box still in use?: Monday to Friday at 1600, Saturday at 0930.

Is VR embossed on the post box or is it an "anonymous" box?: Yes

Any other embossed lettering, such as manufacturer?: Yes

Manufacturer Inscription: WT Allen & Co, London (1881-1901)

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