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1859 'Improved' standard wall box (P5C)

Image of 1859 'Improved' standard wall box (P5C)


Made by Smith and Hawkes and an improvement on Beaufort's original design (with a porch over the aperture) they were a boon to rural communities whose inhabitants had previously had to wait at the roadside - in all weather - for the arrival of the PO messenger. An original is on display in the museum.

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