Post Box

J. Murphy & Son, Manufacturer;  New Zealand. Post and Telegraph Department, Commissioned by; 

Circa 1863
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Maker and Role
J. Murphy & Son, Manufacturer
New Zealand. Post and Telegraph Department, Commissioned by
Production Date
Circa 1863
Description
Red cast-iron post box. No.57 - NZ Post & Telegraph Department. Manufacturer's name cast on the side of the box - "J. Murphy & Son, Wellington".
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal/Iron/Cast Iron
Signature/Marks and Type
CLEARED AT / MONDAY TO SUNDAY / 3 30PM / MONDAY 9AM Embossed
N.Z.P.&.T.D. / No.57 Embossed
POST OFFICE / LETTER BOX Label
LETTERS / 23 CHROMO, W'HAMPTON, EN[GLAND] Label
J. MURPHY / & SON / WELLINGTON Embossed
Accession No
1978.986
Credit Line
J. Murphy & Son et al. Circa 1863. Post Box, 1978.986. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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