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    Default Post and telephone boxes.

    Can't find the original threads on these but there's a crackin' article in todays daily post about them with some colour pics. There's a letter box/phone box combined in Helsby and a double box in Southport as well as an early one in Alder Hey hospital and a 'special' one at the Albert dock.


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    Thanks. Is there a search facility?

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    Sorry, just spotted it at the top <doh>

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    THEY are among the nation’s most treasured icons and a cherished feature of the British street scene.

    Now the Royal Mail’s distinctive red letter boxes have emerged as the subject of one man’s passion.

    Bill Owens has dedicated his retirement to taking hundreds of photographs of pillar, wall and post-mounted letter boxes in an effort to help preserve them for future generations. more....

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    Find his email then Kev and ask him to join.
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    There's an Edward VIII pillar box somewhere in Liverpool - since he was only King for a few months in 1936, these must be pretty rare. Anyone know where it is?

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    Allerton Road (Allerton Police Station would be off to the right hand side).
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    Queen Victoria black wall-box, Laurel Road (junction with Edge Lane). Not in use.
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    Not in Liverpool but an unusual postbox in Wales.


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    Very unusual!

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    Quote Originally Posted by marky View Post
    Allerton Road (Allerton Police Station would be off to the right hand side).
    There's one at the corner of Canning St / Bedford St South too. So not actually the one I was thinking of - maybe they're not so rare after all.

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    I took the odd pillar box photo over the years but don,t know where they all are at the mo. I know there is a victorian hole in the wall one on the corner of Kremlin Drive, Queens Drive end

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    Quote Originally Posted by Waterways View Post
    The country's only octagonal post box was at the corner of Mill St and Northumberland St. It was there until the 1970s and taken away as it

    was so unique. I saw a photo of it on the net somewhere.
    WOW!!! i really missed this thread. My grandparents lived on Norththumby and i remember that post box.

    Im a postie by the way. Remember the Bluebell pub in Huyton? one of the oldest postboxes is set into a wall near there. Huyton has 3 very old boxes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chippie View Post
    I took the odd pillar box photo over the years but don,t know where they all are at the mo. I know there is a victorian hole in the wall one on the corner of Kremlin Drive, Queens Drive end
    Chippie i live 5 mins from there. i know the one you mean. a photo will appear soon

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