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Penfold pillar boxes

Picture source: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Penfold pillar boxes

Place  From 1866 

Categories: Craft / Design

Designed by John Penfold. They are distinguished by their hexagonal shape, with an acanthus bud on top. The originals were made by Cochrane & Co of Dudley, Worcestershire, and later replicas by Machan Engineering of Denny, Stirlingshire in the late 20th century.

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Penfold pillar box - EC1

Painted in the authentic green then in use, this is a reproduction of the Pen...

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