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Latitude: 55.9448 / 55°56'41"N
Longitude: -4.3181 / 4°19'5"W
OS Eastings: 255325
OS Northings: 674841
OS Grid: NS553748
Mapcode National: GBR 0X.YFWX
Mapcode Global: WH3NN.MVY1
Entry Name: Sinclair Street, Edward Viii Post Box
Listing Date: 25 April 2002
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 396027
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48607
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Dunbartonshire
Electoral Ward: Milngavie
Traditional County: Stirlingshire
1936. Edward VIII pillar type letter/ post box with later attached ironwork pouch. Columnar box with swept frieze to shallow-domed cap, dentilled at rim. Cast-iron. Base (painted black), shaft bearing "EVIIIR" in raised gothic lettering with crown above and "Post Office" below.
A rare unrecorded example of an Edward VIII pillar box of which only 161 were manufactured, many of which had their doors changed to display the George VI cipher.
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