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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. Red King George Rex Post Box Front

    Normal Price: £169.99

    Special Price: £144.49

    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.

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  2. 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. 

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  3. The King George Post Box Slim In Black

    Normal Price: £328.99

    Special Price: £279.64

    Part Number: LB1161/BLK/S

    Dimensions (Approximate)
    Height: 584mm (23")
    Width: 241mm (9½")
    Depth: 266mm (10½")
    Aperture height: 38mm (1½")
    Aperture width: 191mm (7½")
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  4. The King George Post Box Slim In Red

    Normal Price: £328.99

    Special Price: £279.64

    Part Number: LB1161/R/S

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

    G vi R is the regal cypher or monogram of the King, and it has been displayed beautifully on this magnificent post box.

    Prince Albert became king in1936 and chose the name of his father upon ascending the throne. This was to ensure continuity after his father’s death and restore faith in the monarchy.
    The monarchy had been shaken after King George’s brother abdicated the throne in order to marry.

    The mail box has been finished in a regal pillar box red, adorned with white lettering and the majestic insignia. This wonderfully traditional postal box also has authentic features including a time table holder.

    Although he never expected to take the throne King George was the last Emperor of India, and became the father to two daughters one of whom is our reigning Queen.

    A fantastic post box, bursting with character and original detailing.

    Perfect for adding a sense of English charm to any home.

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  5. King George Rex period Post Box

    Normal Price: £289.99

    Special Price: £246.49

    Part Number: LB1027

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

    The Letters G and R on this splendid reproduction post box, refer to our beloved George Rex (King George), whilst the post box is designed to match the Mail boxes from the period surrounding his reign . It has been finished in the wonderful and traditional Gold and gloss Black, that was significant at this time in history. A most impressive and regal replica of history that is a pleasure to own and use. 

    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.
    • Available in multiple colours.
    • Can be mounted on a column.

     

    To purchase a post box column for this post box please click here.

  6. Slim King George Post Box In Red

    Normal Price: £224.99

    Special Price: £191.24

    Part Number: LB1027/R/S

    Made to Order - 12-16 Week lead time
    Dimensions (Approximate)
    Height: 580mm (23")
    Width: 240mm (9⅜”)
    Depth: 200mm (8")
    Weight: 11kg

    The slender build of this elegantly classical post box retains all the traditional majesty of its larger counterpart. The front of the letter box features a hooded aperture along with pre-cast lettering and the royal crown, all beautifully highlighted in antique white.

    Finished in a classic red, the post box is wall mountable and has a lockable front opening door which is supplied with two cut keys for secure access. 

  7. Slim King George Post Box In Black

    Normal Price: £224.99

    Special Price: £191.24

    Part Number: LB1027/BLK/S

    Dimensions (Approximate)
    Height: 580mm (23")
    Width: 240mm (9⅜”)
    Depth: 200mm (8")
    Weight: 11kg

    The epitome of period elegance, the design of this post box is traditional in every detail and has been finished in an effortlessly sleek black. The letter box is more slender in shape than some of our other wall mounted options, making it ideal for shallow brickwork.

    The letter aperture is framed by regal golden wording and an exquisite crown like motif. The front opening door is accessed using one of the two security cut keys supplied. 

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  8. “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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  9. 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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  10. Bantock Post Box in Black and Gold

    Normal Price: £169.99

    Special Price: £144.49

    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. 

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