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General Post Office (GPO) Pouch

General Post Office (GPO) Pouch

Date Added: 18 February 2009 Year: 1956 Institution Name: dnhhl Cat No: | 2004_025_028 | Picture No: 6778

Brown canvas pouch with leather and brass fastening, stamped 77 GPO on front, and 1957 HP INVERNESS on back. Inside stamped HMP 64 up arrow 1956 (date of prison manufacture) and HP CULBOKIE. Strong and well made. This was in the old Dornoch post office as an exhibit while it was used as a tourist and admin office by the Highlands of Scotland Tourist Board.

Dimensions: Height 160mm - Width 253mm

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I have one from 1925 reversible with 77 GPO Dingwall and on the inside 77 GPO with broad arrow . Any idea what it was used for? Comment left on 02 March 2020 at 18:00 by Craig Murgatroyd This pouch would have been used for carrying Post Office telegrams Administrator
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