Genuine Original Cast Iron Irish P&T Pole Mounted Post Box. Made by DERBY CASTINGS LIMITED DERBY. The firm Andrew Handyside was one of the earliest to cast post boxes.And went on to hold many GPO contracts, the company went into liquidation in 1930 and a new firm Derby Castings emerged in 1931 they cast some wall boxes and lamp boxes between 1931 and 1933 they only made a few P & T boxes then they ceased trading that makes this box very rare It has been fully refurbished i did not paint the inside as it was in good condition for its age. It has its original Hovis Chubb Lock and 1 chubb key and 2 cut keys. The original lock the bolt is longer but shorter in width very rare this type of lock as show in in photos, Tab Holder letter cage, Original enamel bi lingual place plate and a new plastic place plate with a full set of Irish day tabs and 2 hoops 4no back plates 4 no dome nuts green or stainless steel to fill hole in side of box if hoops are not used.
Can be fixed to a pole or looks great mounted on a purpose made stand which can be made to your requirements out of 60mm box section. Shropshire any questions call peter 07802698691. This item is in the category "Antiques\Architectural Antiques\Garden". The seller is "brucelovesbiscuits" and is located in this country: GB.