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Re: Post Boxes

Postby red_kola » Mon May 17, 2004 9:35 pm

skintobalinto wrote:Is it true that there are no EIIR boxes in Scotland as the SNLA were blowing them up as she was not the second Elizabeth up here. I heard they were replaced with boxes with just a crown on it. Does anyone know if this is true or is it just an urban myth.
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No, they regularly attcked them with mortar bombs made from tins of Bird's custard powder...
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Postby AMcD » Mon Jul 19, 2004 5:15 pm

Off-topic a bit as it isn't Glasgow..

But here's a rare one from this afternoon's walk about Killie.

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Apparently this EviiiR insignia was rarely used on post boxes
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Postby purplegrum » Mon Jul 19, 2004 10:28 pm

http://www.wicks.org/pulp/index.html

Found this interesting link on the subject of post boxes... not strictly Glasgow related tho. Loved the one of the phone/post box in one!
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Postby Pgcc93 » Tue Aug 24, 2004 10:02 am

Found at the end of the longest (probably) dead end road in the UK. 18 miles long IIRC near Loch Arkaig.

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Postby JamesMc » Wed Sep 08, 2004 8:01 am

Wall mounted Edward VII, Mugdock.

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Postby nodrog » Tue Sep 14, 2004 9:13 am

Been meaning to take a photo of this one in Central Station for ages....

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Postby duncan » Mon Feb 21, 2005 12:12 am

North Berwick:
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Postby duncan » Wed May 18, 2005 7:59 pm

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Postby Spittal » Mon Jul 11, 2005 1:40 pm

Wester Ross last week.View to Skye in the background.
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Postby HollowHorn » Thu Aug 10, 2006 10:30 pm

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Postby Ally Doll » Sun Oct 01, 2006 4:45 pm

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Postby ramor69 » Sun Oct 01, 2006 5:00 pm

bothymonger wrote:Wester Ross last week.View to Skye in the background.
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Postby job78989 » Tue Oct 03, 2006 1:28 pm

Hi not glasgow but Iona last year:

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Postby glasgowken » Tue Oct 03, 2006 5:47 pm

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Re: Pillar Boxes

Postby Vinegar Tom » Wed May 07, 2008 11:03 pm

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