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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

    January Sale: £135.99

    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.

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  2. Black King George Rex Post Box Front

    Normal Price: £169.99

    January Sale: £135.99

    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

    January Sale: £263.19

    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

    January Sale: £263.19

    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

    January Sale: £231.99

    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. "Light Cove" Slim King George Post Box

    Normal Price: £269.99

    January Sale: £215.99

    Part Number: LB1027/B/S

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

    Traditional post box design brought into the 21st century with a glossy electric blue finish. A faithful reproduction of the royal mail post boxes from the reign of George VI (1936-52), the G R (George Rex) and royal cypher are embossed and finished in antique white, standing out against the vivid blue base colour.

    Key Facts

    • Authentic reimagining of the iconic GR (George Rex) VI post boxes.
    • Robust, heavy cast iron to keep your post as safe and secure as possible.
    • Hooded aperture to keep post and parcels dry and protected. 
    • Hand-painted and available in multiple colours.
    • Wall mountable with two sets of cut keys provided. 

    Please note: As a bespoke, hand-finished product it may take an additional 7 - 10 days, on top of any existing lead time, to allow for painting and finishing. 

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  7. "Light Cove" King George Rex Post Box Front

    Normal Price: £194.99

    January Sale: £155.99

    Part Number: LB1027/B/F

    Dimensions (Approximate)
    Height: 570mm (22½'')
    Width: 235mm (9¼'')
    Depth: 27mm (max) (1")
    Weight: 3.92kg

    With a high-grade metal casting to allow precision detailing, this classic GR post box front with royal cypher motif and hooded aperture is a faithful recreation of the wall mounted post boxes from the reign of George VI (1936-1952), and a true slice of British history to add to your home.

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  8. "Autumn Leaves" King George Rex Post Box Front

    Normal Price: £194.99

    January Sale: £155.99

    Part Number: LB1027/RB/F

    Dimensions (Approximate)
    Height: 570mm (22½'')
    Width: 235mm (9¼'')
    Depth: 27mm (max) (1")
    Weight: 3.92kg

    Finished in a rustic autumnal sunset orange, and with a heavy-duty metal casting to allow precise detailing, this post box front is the perfect replacement for your existing recessed wall-fitted post box. Boasting traditional features, and modelled on the class GR letterbox, the royal cypher is finished in antique white.

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  9. "Savannah Sunset" King George Rex Post Box Front

    Normal Price: £194.99

    January Sale: £155.99

    Part Number: LB1027/P/F

    Dimensions (Approximate)
    Height: 570mm (22½'')
    Width: 235mm (9¼'')
    Depth: 27mm (max) (1")
    Weight: 3.92kg

    The dusky shades of purple on this high-quality cast metal letterbox front are truly unique and striking. The motif and lettering are reproductions of the classic GR post box from the reign of George VI (1936-52), with an antique white finish on the crown cypher and lettering.

    Designed as a replacement for existing wall fitted post boxes, or as a new and interesting addition to renovation projects, the aluminium casting allows for a greater level of detail and definition.

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  10. "Cherry Pie" King George Rex Post Box Front

    Normal Price: £194.99

    January Sale: £155.99

    Part Number: LB1027/CR/F

    Dimensions (Approximate)
    Height: 570mm (22½'')
    Width: 235mm (9¼'')
    Depth: 27mm (max) (1")
    Weight: 3.92kg

    A contemporary take on the classic GR VI (1936-52) post box, the hues are deeper and more sumptuous than the traditional red post box finish. High-quality metal casting with the antique white lettering and motif adding authenticity to the period styling. A classic design reproduced with a modern finish, perfect for restoration projects.

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