GR LETTER BOX DOOR INC. ENAMEL PLAQUE
H: 51.5cm (20.28in)
W: 33cm (12.99in)
D: 3cm (1.18in)
Period: First quarter 20th Century
This letter box door dates from the period of George V and would have been put up between 1910-1936. The door has a solid wooden frame with a iron plate attached to the upper front section (and painted in the iconic postbox red) and an enamel plaque to the lower front.
The enamel plaque has some lovely features including a nicely detailed crown and the 'Notice' warning that "letters containing coin, paper money or jewellery should not be posted in this box but should be registered". The door would have originally had a lock, but this is no longer present.
Condition is generally good, there is slight pitting to the upper right corner of the plaque (not immediately noticeable) and some corrosion/flaking paint on the upper iron plate. This is a lovely little piece of English history, brightly coloured and with graphic appeal.
The door is 33cm wide, 51.5cm high and 3cm deep.