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Vintage And Traditional Post Boxes

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    Traditional Beauty
    We have a selection of fine period post boxes that are perfect for recreating the ambience of the past.


Some of our traditional and vintage styles are designed to be floor standing, whilst others are intended to be wall mounted. Many are beautiful reproductions from original designs, whilst others have been  created with a number of extra features, that have been added to bring them in line with today’s requirements.

In years gone by the quantity of mail delivered would have been considerable smaller, however with today’s growing mail order trends, bigger and bigger mail or parcel boxes are needed.

With security, always in mind many found within this range come with a locking facility and are built to be heavy and robust.

For more information about the inspiration and history surrounding these designs please click here.

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  1. “Poppy Field” Red GR Post Box

    Normal Price: £884.99

    Special Price: £752.24

    Only 1 remaining available

    Part Number: LB1154/R

    Dimensions (Approximate)
    Height: 1289mm (50.75")
    Width: 432mm (17")
    Depth: 254mm (10")
    Aperture Width: 254mm (10")
    Aperture Height: 25mm (1")
    Weight: 28kg

    Classic in design down to the last detail this traditional post box is simply stunning. The pillar box is finished in an elegant and distinctive red, as well as being adorned with regal, golden lettering.
    Cast in iron it has been carefully hand painted and includes a time table slot, adding an extra sense of nostalgia to this truly faithful replica. The piece opens from the lockable front door, ensuring your mail stays safe and allowing you peace of mind. The Traditional GR design is ideal for long drives and homes looking to add status and style to their grounds.
    This wonderfully historic box comes with an anchored, solid base for installation in to the ground.  

    Key Facts
    Authentic period detail and design
    Comes with a spare set of keys
    Secure design to keep post as safe as possible
    Heavy duty and robust
    Can be free standing or cemented into the ground

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  2. “Onyx Jewel” GR Post Box

    Normal Price: £884.99

    Special Price: £752.24

    Part Number: LB1154

    Colours other than black may need an extended 4 week lead time

    Dimensions (Approximate)
    Height: 1289mm (50.75")
    Width: 432mm (17")
    Depth: 254mm (10")
    Aperture Width: 254mm (10")
    Aperture Height: 25mm (1")
    Weight: 28kg

    A truly magnificent piece of history, this majestic pillar box draws inspiration from the regal originals. The shape and style is effortlessly authentic with peplum like collar which helps to divert rain water away from the aperture. The iconic GR and crown have been hand painted in a fittingly lavish gold, which is highlighted perfectly by the satin black finish. The lock is found to the side of the motif offering security without compromising the design.

    From the central time table slot to the rounded top finial, every aspect remains wonderfully faithful to create a spectacular feature. 

    Key Facts

    • Authentic period detail and design.
    • Comes with a spare set of keys.
    • Secure design to keep post as safe as possible.
    • Heavy duty and robust.
    • Features lug holes for bolting down.
    • This product is unique to us, and is not available from anyone else.
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  3. Penfold Pillar Post Box

    Normal Price: £1,300.00

    Special Price: £1,105.00

    Part Number: LB1159

    Dimensions (Approximate)
    Height: 1778mm (70")
    Width: 762mm (30")
    Depth: 356mm (14")
    Aperture Height: 51mm (2")
    Aperture Width: 273mm (10.75")
    Weight: 58kg

    The penfold post box bears the official coat of arms of the British Monarch and is as wonderfully regal as the item itself. With an elegant finial and beautifully decorative top and base makes it a royal addition to any home, it is free standing and is perfect for placing on driveways and in domestic or commercial grounds.

    The penfold pillar design is cast from aluminium and also features a traditional time table slot and is supplied with a set of two keys.

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  4. Scottish Crown Post and Parcel Box

    Normal Price: £299.99

    Special Price :
    £254.99

    Part Number: LB1017/B/CROWN + LB1010/STD

    Made to Order - 12-16 Week lead time
    Dimensions (Approx)
    • Post Box
    • Stand

    Post Box

    Height: 584mm (23")
    Width: 241mm (9½")
    Depth: 350mm (13¾")
    Aperture height: 38mm (1½")
    Aperture width: 191mm (7½")
    Weight: 17.17kg

    This wonderfully regal post box is a perfectly authentic replica of the famed originals. The front of the mail box has been embellished with the crown of Scotland, hand painted in a fittingly royal silver.

    With classic details including the time table holder this post box is the ideal edition to your driveway or grounds. Incredibly robust, this item is supplied with a spare set of keys and can be mounted on a plinth, which can be purchased separately, for an even more faithful imitation.

  5. Irish Harp Post and Parcel Box

    Normal Price: £299.99

    Special Price :
    £254.99

    Part Number: LB1017/G/HARP + LB1010/STD

    Made to Order - 12-16 Week lead time
    Dimensions (Approx)
    • Post Box
    • Stand

    Post Box

    Height: 584mm (23")
    Width: 241mm (9½")
    Depth: 350mm (13¾")
    Aperture height: 38mm (1½")
    Aperture width: 191mm (7½")
    Weight: 17.17kg

    A wonderful example of our robust and traditional post boxes. The mail box has been created and finished by hand to ensure that this remains an authentic replica of the fantastic original.

    The front has been adorned with regal golden lettering and the iconic harp of Ireland. Supplied with a spare set of keys, the Irish harp post box has been design with security in mind, and helps to keep your mail as safe as possible.

  6. Bantock Post Box in Black and Gold

    £169.99

    Part Number: LB1003/BLK

    Dimensions (Approximate)
    Height: 456mm (18")
    Width: 330mm (13")
    Depth: 152mm (6")
    Posting aperture: 152mm (6") x 45mm (1¾")
    Weight: 3kg

    Wonderfully traditional in shape and style, this wall mounted post box is effortlessly regal in detail, with golden fronds adorning each panel. The pitched roof and indented sides enhance the classical elegance of the design, while the front opening door features an integral lock and is supplied with two keys for extra security. 

  7. Black King George Rex Post Box Front

    Normal Price: £169.99

    Special Price: £144.49

    Part Number: LB1027/BLK/F

    Dimensions (Approximate)
    Height: 570mm (22½'')
    Width: 235mm (9¼'')
    Depth: 27mm (max)
    Weight: 3.92kg

    The period splendour of this post box front is truly stunning, with authentic detailing like the time table slot and regal gold motif at the center offering unrivalled authenticity.

    The letter plate features a lockable front door and is designed to be built in to your wall or brick pillar. 

  8. Red King George Rex Post Box Front

    £169.99

    Part Number: LB1027/R/F

    Dimensions (Approximate)
    Height: 570mm (22½'')
    Width: 235mm (9¼'')
    Depth: 27mm (max)
    Weight: 3.92kg

    This is our newly available King George Rex, “Built In” letter box, with lockable frontage. This post box front can be mounted into your wall.

    It is created in the style that was seen everywhere during the reign of the late King George Rex, and is very authentic in detail.

  9. "The Arial" Ornate Wall Sunken Post Box

    £130.00

    Part Number: LB042/PBL

    Dimensions (Approximate)
    Height: 215mm (8½")
    Depth: 320mm (12½")
    Base Depth: 205mm (8")
    Front Panel Height: 215mm (8½")
    Opening Width: 280mm (11")
    Opening Height: 50mm (2")
    L shape is height 4 inches and width 4½ inches
    Weight: 10.5kg

    The "Arial" is a beautiful and ornate, the vintage design can be wall sunk for security. Made from high grade pressed steel, it consists of a lovely, decorative postal entrance, with a brass letter flap.
    Mail is accessed from the rear entrance which is lockable. The piece has been finished in gloss black, with a steel interior.

    Made to order, long lead time.

  10. Curved Top GR Post Box

    £239.99

    Part Number: LB1161 + LB1010/STD

    Dimensions (Approx)
    • Post Box
    • Stand

    Post Box

    Height: 584mm (23")
    Width: 241mm (9½")
    Depth: 266mm (10½")
    Aperture height: 38mm (1½")
    Aperture width: 191mm (7½")

    A stunning vintage addition to your home this post box is effortlessly regal in design. Inspired by the traditional pieces that have stood proudly in villages and towns for many years this mail box is abundant in period charm.

    This design is available in a choice of finishes and has been paired with a matching stand, perfect for placing at the end of your driveway or at an entrance. Please note the stand is sold separately and can be modified to suit your height requirements. 

    • Security cut lock with two keys
    • Authentic period detail
    • Choice of elegant finishes
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