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Oxford post boxes: George VI (1936–1952)


George VI pillar box on London Road, Headington
Pillar box outside 220 London
Road, Headington [C]

George VI wall box
Wall box in Turl Street [M]

 

Boxes dating from the reign of George VI are inscribed “GR” with a small “VI” between the two letters.

 

There are numerous boxes in Oxford dating from this reign, so just one specimen pillar box and one wall-box are shown in this section.

 

 

 

Key to Manufacturers:

[C] Carron Company, Stirlingshire

[M] McDowall, Steven & Co Ltd, Falkirk

 

 

 

 

Stephanie Jenkins, 2013