Installed when Queen Victoria was alive

It’s just an ordinary post box in a wall. I almost walked past it without a second glance.

It was my husband who stopped and pointed out the V R at the top of the box.

That little postbox has been in that wall since Queen Victoria was alive.

Me: What’s extraordinary is that the general design hasn’t changed for centuries.

Him: Well why would you change it if it doesn’t need changing?

Me: That’s quite a lot of pressure to get it right the first time…

Him: Aggie, it’s a post box.

For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday

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  1. Once you know the ‘code’ on the post boxes, you’ll find that everywhere you go you check them out. EIIR is probably the most common these days but I saw a very rare EVIII down near Broadstairs in Kent. And I’m living in an EVII area – these are also quite rare.

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