Item #: PB05
Descriptions: Standard Colored Postcard with perforated edge
Title: Lamp Box Post Box
Publisher: Singapore Philatelic Museum
Interesting Note: Lamp posting boxes were first used in 1896 in Singapore. Meant for areas where mail volume was low, these boxes were cheaper to install than the big, round pillar boxes. There were designed to attached to street lamps or telegraph poles, but were also found attached to their own poles and even set in walls.
Size: 11.3cm x 15.9cm (4.4" x 6.3")