ANTIQUE MINIATURE MAHOGANY HOTEL POST BOX
Height: 19¾ inches
Width: 9 inches
Depth: 9 inches
Stock number: 856668/0121
An antique mid-19th century miniature mahogany post box, designed to be used in small hotels for their guests use. The opening for the letters has a brass surround and there is a brass plaque to the front, which says, “LETTER BOX COLLECTION MONDAY-FRIDAY 8.30-4.30”. Post boxes of this size were installed in hotels and gentlemen’s clubs shortly after the inauguration of Rowland Hill’s postal service in 1840.