Re: Re: Post boxes

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Yes I believe there’s a George V box or two in Dundalk also – will check it out.
In Dublin they’re certainly pretty rare. I imagine it’s because the Post Office invested heavily in post offices and boxes in a major national upgrading project (presumably via OPW) around 1900-1910, so George’s later reign lost out in the insignia department.

A nice later box here at the junction of Lower Mount Street (all attendant clutter had to be cropped out :rolleyes: )

Also the late Victorian box as recently featured on Dartmouth Square South:

Agreed about the lovely Victorian boxes, often forgotton about. The rounded pillar box is a comparitively recent innovation.

…though according to An Post the Penfold’s weren’t great in the practicality department.

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