Travelling Post Office Mailbag Exchange Equipment

Made:
1885

Travelling Post Office (TPO) lineside pick-up apparatus associated with West Coast Joint Stock Railway; includes mailbag exchange equipment (144"x44"x63"); carriage basket (36"x82"x48") and collection post (134" high x 30"x21").

Details

Category:
Railway Infrastructure
Object Number:
1975-7042/1
Materials:
lead (metal), steel (metal), textile, wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
collection post: 3404 mm x 762 mm x 533 mm,
carriage basket: 914 mm x 2083 mm x 1219 mm,
mailbag exchange equipment: 3658 mm x 1118 mm x 1600 mm,
type:
travelling post office
taxonomy:
  • vehicles and vehicle components
  • vehicle
  • rolling stock
  • mail van
status:
Permanent collection

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