Victorian post box, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea

From Historic England:

Boxes from the reign of George V account for about 15% of the total. There are smaller numbers, in descending order, of boxes from the reigns of George VI, Victoria, and Edward VII.”

“From 1857 wall box-type post boxes came into use for fixing into existing walls. In 1859 an improved cylindrical design of pillar box was created for standard use nationwide.”

From waymarking.com:

“A Victorian wall post box on Cheyne Walk in Chelsea, London, UK. This is a large Allen wall box and is number SW3 43.

Manufacturer Inscription: WT Allen & Co, London (1881-1901)”

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