A lidded box, often made of oak or walnut with incised carving, designed to hold the family bible with its record of births, deaths and marriages. They were sometimes set on a stand and were popular in the 17th and 18th century, although there are also 19th century examples.
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A rare Victorian oak letter post box, c.1871 -1880, with makers stamp by, Halstaff & Hannaford 228 Regent St London. Domed crystal top with John Wilder (1801-1892), armorial coat of arms. The central box has a lockable letter chamber with lower stamp drawe
An old small red painted wood post box of column form with a domed hexagonal top, gilt leather 'Letters' slot, hinged locking door with a window displaying 'Rates of Postage'. Diameter 30 cm, height 53 cm Reputedly used in an English hotel in the early 20t
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