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Historic Post Boxes

Gibraltar's Historical Post Boxes - Post Early for Christmas!


There are post boxes in Main Street in Gibraltar from the reign of every British monarch since they were first introduced during Queen Victoria's reign.


Queen Victoria, 1837 to 1901

Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress of India from 1876.

Letter box: Next to the Court House.


Edward VII, 1901 to 1910

King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Emperor of India.

Letter box: Casemates Square by the entrance to Main Street.


George V, 1910 to 1936

King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Emperor of India.

Letter box: Cathedral of St Mary the Crowned, Main Street.


Edward VIII, 1936 (abdicated)

King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India.

Letter box: Taxi stand, near Gibraltar Heritage Trust (off Main Street).


George VI, 1936 to 1952

King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth.

Letter box: John Mackintosh Cultural Centre, Main Street.


Elizabeth II, 1952 to present (2019)

Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

Letter box: Entrance to the main post office in Main Street.


Photographs © World InfoZone Ltd January 2019


Places of interest in Gibraltar include Catalan Bay, Sandy Bay, Harding's Battery, the Lighthouse and the Ibrahim-al-Ibrahim Mosque, the Queen's Balcony, St Michael's Cave, the Moorish Castle, the Trafalgar Cemetery, the Alameda Botanic Gardens, Commonwealth Gardens, Queensway Quay Marina, Ocean Village Marina, Camp Bay Lido, Gorham’s Caves and Viewing Platform. And, Christmas Lights and the Sacarello Coffee House.

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