Protecting Our Postal Heritage
© Arthur Reeder/Isle of Wight Postal Museum 2000 -
Welcome to our world!
The museum is a private collection of over two hundred post boxes and several thousand items of postal equipment, papers and associated material.
The boxes are mainly ex-
The links to the right will take you to the main areas of the site. Within those pages you may find further links to additional information, more photographs of postboxes and other postal equipment.
We hope you enjoy looking through our collection and if you have any questions, please check out our FAQs first. Any other queries may be submitted by email and we will try our best to answer them as soon as possible but do not expect a reply ‘by return -
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Please note that the Museum is a private collection and is not open to the public except by prior arrangement -
A guide to the site contents
Please use the links above to navigate
About the collection
How it all started and how on earth did it grow to these proportions!
A wander around the grounds
Post Office Wheels
Post Office and Royal Mail bicycles,
trolleys and other rolling stock
Foreign boxes, postal equipment, signs,
sorting frames, administrative paperwork, promotional material, toys.
Extra, extra, read all about it!
A selection of “Boxes with Stories” anecdotes.
Legal and Contacts
Media and Public Relations Enquiries
Links & FAQs
|Private and Commercial Boxes|
|Graphics & Artwork|
|Paperwork & P.O. Books|
|Postal Workers Unions|
|Sorting the Mails|
|Other Postal Equipment|
|Toys & Models|
|Appleford, Isle of Wight, Victorian Lampbox|
|Stately Home posting box|
|Another Box with a story|