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Throwback Thursday: Post Box, Anglesey, Wales

This is an example of a wall mounted post box; this type were introduced in around 1857 as a cheaper alternative to the pillar box style for small towns and rural areas. They were either mounted into existing walls, as this one was, or into purpose built brick pillars.

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Throwback Thursday: Post Box, Llandudno, Wales

Some of the first post boxes in the UK, dating from around 1866, were hexagonal in shape, like this one by the promenade in Llandudno with a cap that is decorated with acanthus leaves and which was designed by J W Penfold.

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