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搜索隊回報 – 郵筒 91

*據本搜索隊與British Postal Museum and Archive 及Letter Box Study Group查證(見 1 & 2),香港現仍服役的七個佐治五世、一個佐治六世、及一個依利沙伯二世(元朗廈村)郵筒的設計及皇室徽號,均與英國本土或其屬地及前殖民地的同年代郵筒有別,為世界獨有。We have been in correspondence with the British Postal Museum and Archive and the authoritative Letter Box Study Group and they confirmed that the royal cyphers on and designs of our seven KGV, one KGVI and one ERII at Ha Tsuen, Yuen Long are different from their counterparts in UK or other British colonies. These boxes are Hong Kong’s unique contribution to world postal and postbox history.

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記 錄 員: 003 狗邦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 26/5/2019

地 點: 觀塘 鱷魚山 康利道 康利苑 (on Google Map, 經緯度 Coordinates: 22°19′ 8.19″ 114°13′ 13.29″)

KGV (GRV) 佐治五世 (1910-1936)

筒上無製造商名字,相信為香港製造。Manufacturer name not inscribed on box, believed to be locally made.

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2018覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 27/11/2018

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記 錄 員: 0095四眼仔隊員

記 錄 日 期: 19/4/2018

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2017覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 27/12/2017

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2016覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 14/12/2016

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2015覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 2/10/2015

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記 錄 員: 0066 小丙丙隊員

記 錄 日 期: 8/3/2015

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2014覆檢 (link

記 錄 員: 0081 Cyrus隊員

記 錄 日 期: 1/11/2014

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2013覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 18/11/2013

地 點: 觀塘 鱷魚山 康利道 康利苑 (on Google Map)

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記 錄 員: 0073 側藤隊員

記 錄 日 期: 4/5/2013

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2012覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0021 芝芝隊員

記 錄 日 期: 2/12/2012

 

 

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 5/11/2012

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 16/4/2012
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Correspondence with HK Post on the small defect

16/4/2012

Dear Ms Chung,

I thought I shared with you one observation of mine on the two KGV boxes when I paid them a visit today. I think the overall repainting was well done. However, minor paint peel-off is already noticeable on a different spot on each box (please see attached pictures). I do not want to sound nitpicky but given the paint job was newly finished, this perhaps reflects badly on the workmanship of the contractor engaged.

Best regards,
Sin Wai Man

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17/4/2012

Dear Mr. Sin,

Thanks very much for sharing with me your observation on the workmanship of
the two boxes. Surely we will follow up with the contractor on the defects.

Have a nice day!

Mary

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Good News! 任務完成!
我們年檢時發現非常殘破的兩個佐治五世(1910 – 1936)香港現役最古老郵筒,郵政署通知終於重新漆油!(另外一個是位於長洲的依利沙伯二世郵筒。)

Letter dated 5/4/2012 from HK Post:

“Dear Mr. Sin,

Please be informed that the repainting of Street Posting Box no. 66 at
Cheung Chau, no. 91 at Hong Lee Road and no. 235 at Hoi Phong Road had been
completed. We are aware of the unfavourable environment surrounding the
existing location of the one at Hoi Phong Road. We are exploring the
possibility of relocating this box is there is suitable location. Attached
please find the relevant photos for your reference.

With best regards,
Mary”

(Photo by HK Post)

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地 點: 觀塘 鱷魚山 康利道 康利苑 (on Google Map)

KGV (GRV) 喬治五世 (1910-1936)

Manufacturer: Unknown

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2011覆檢(link)

Media Reports: 20/11/2011 蘋果日報(報導中錯誤引述我有關索罟灣郵筒資料,我其實沒有說過該郵筒已被銷毀。)+ 13/12/2011《東張西望》郵筒報導

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長記 錄 日 期: 29/11/2011

地 點: 觀塘 鱷魚山 康利道 康利苑 (on Google Map)

KGV (GRV) 喬治五世 (1910-1936)

Manufacturer: Unknown

註:個多星期前的蘋果日報報導後,本郵筒狀況仍無改善!(報導中錯誤引述我有關索罟灣郵筒資料,我其實沒有說過該郵筒已被銷毀。)

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長記 錄 日 期: 06/10/2011

地 點: 觀塘 鱷魚山 康利道 康利苑 (on Google Map)

KGV (GRV) 喬治五世 (1910-1936)

Manufacturer: Unknown

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 08/06/2011

地 點: 觀塘 鱷魚山 康利道 康利苑 (on Google Map)

KGV (GRV) 喬治五世 (1910-1936)

Manufacturer: Unknown

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 20/04/2010

地 點: 觀塘 鱷魚山 康利道 康利苑

Manufacturer: Unknown

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搜索隊回報 – 郵筒149

記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 25/4/2019

地 點: 大澳郵政局 (on Google Map, 經緯度 Co-ordinates: 22°15′ 18.62″ 113°51′ 37.45″)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: W T Allen Co Ltd, London

特別:郵箱上的盲人凸字牌

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2018覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0091 Wilson Chiu隊員

記 錄 日 期: 21/11/2018

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記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 8/8/2018

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記 錄 員: 009袁米高隊員

記 錄 日 期: 4/4/2018

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記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 29/3/2018

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記 錄 員: 0082 Sherry隊員

記 錄 日 期:1/1/2018

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2017覆檢 (link) (2nd)

記 錄 員: 0047 Terry隊員

記 錄 日 期:26/12/2017

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2017覆檢 (link) (1st)

記 錄 員: 009袁米高隊員

記 錄 日 期:10/10/2017

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記 錄 員: 0097 Will Yip wai隊員

記 錄 日 期:2/1/2017

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2016覆檢 (3rd) (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 16/12/2016

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2016覆檢 (link) (2nd)

記 錄 員:  0076 Henry Lee 隊員

記 錄 日 期: 5/11/2016

Henry Lee 隊員報告: 狀況良好!

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2016覆檢 (1st) (link)

記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 30/9/2016

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2015覆檢 (link) (4th record)

記 錄 員: 0094 四眼仔隊員

記 錄 日 期: 02/12/2015

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2015覆檢 (link) (4th record)

記 錄 員: 0091 Wilson Chiu隊員

記 錄 日 期: 14/10/2015

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2015覆檢 (link) (3rd record)

記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 16/9/2015

Henry隊員報告: 油漆有少許剝落及撲起,露出生鏽部分

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2015覆檢 (link) (2nd record)

記 錄 員: 0084 Katy隊員

記 錄 日 期: 14/9/2015

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2015覆檢 (link) (1st record)

記 錄 員: 0087 YauAp隊員

記 錄 日 期: 3/9/2015

地 點: 大澳郵政局 (on Google Map)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: W T Allen Co Ltd, London

特別:郵箱上的盲人凸字牌

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記 錄 員: 0088 ZC隊員

記 錄 日 期: 12/7/2015

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記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

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2014覆檢 (link

記 錄 員:  0017 Sonya隊員

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2013覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員:  0076 Henry Lee 隊員

記 錄 日 期: 15/10/2013

Henry Lee 隊員報告:  保養狀況可以 反而149 的”9″ 字好像後加貼上去 有點勉強

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記 錄 員: 0073 側藤隊員

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2012覆檢 (第二次) (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

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2012覆檢 (第一次)

記 錄 員: 0070 Stephen隊員

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記 錄 員: 0053 泰利隊員

記 錄 日 期: 29/5/2012

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長 + 002 黃少苦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 9/5/2012

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記 錄 員: 008 Ada隊員

記 錄 日 期: 1/4/2012

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2011覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 009 袁米高隊員

記 錄 日 期: 02/05/2011

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記 錄 員: 003 狗邦隊員

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記 錄 員 : 002 黃少苦隊員

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搜索隊回報 – 大澳木郵箱150

記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 25/4/2019

地 點: 大澳天后廟門外 (on Google Map, 經緯度 Coordinates: 22.254717, 113.862304)

檸檬頭隊長註:1/11/2011 致電郵局查問,知悉原來郵筒可以追溯到1962年9月,有50年歷史。郵箱最初是懸掛於隔鄰的大澳鄉事會外,後來因鄉事會改建,所以遷至隔鄰的天后廟。

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記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 27/1/2019

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2018覆檢 (link) (2nd record)

記 錄 員: 002黃少苦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 10/12/2018

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2018覆檢 (link) (1st record)

記 錄 員: 0091 Wilson Chiu 隊員

記 錄 日 期: 6/10/2018

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記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期:2/3/2018

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記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期:2/3/2018

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記 錄 員: 003 狗邦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 7/1/2018

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記 錄 員: 0082 Sherry隊員

記 錄 日 期:1/1/2018

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2017覆檢 (link) (2nd)

記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期:30/11/2017

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2017覆檢 (link) (1st)

記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期:26/9/2017

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記 錄 員: 0097 Will Yip wai隊員

記 錄 日 期:2/1/2017

地 點: 大澳天后廟門外 (on Google Map, 經緯度 Coordinates: 22.254717, 113.862304)

檸檬頭隊長註:1/11/2011 致電郵局查問,知悉原來郵筒可以追溯到1962年9月,有50年歷史。郵箱最初是懸掛於隔鄰的大澳鄉事會外,後來因鄉事會改建,所以遷至隔鄰的天后廟。

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2016覆檢 (3rd) (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 16/12/2016

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2016覆檢 (link) (2nd)

記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 19/11/2016

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2016覆檢 (1st)(link)

記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 30/9/2016

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記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 29/7/2016

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記 錄 員: 003 狗邦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 7/5/2016

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記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 21/2/2016

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2015覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0091 Wilson Chiu隊員

記 錄 日 期: 14/10/2015

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2015覆檢 (link) (1st record)

記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 23/09/2015

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2014覆檢 (link) (2nd Record)

記 錄 員:  005 Kiwi隊員

記 錄 日 期: 14/12/2014

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2014覆檢 (link) (1st Record)

記 錄 員:  0082 Sherry 隊員

記 錄 日 期: 30/11/2014

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2013覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員:  0076 Henry Lee 隊員

記 錄 日 期: 15/10/2013

Henry Lee 隊員報告: 保養狀況尚可 只是郵筒底部位置有少許甩油

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記 錄 員: 0073 側藤隊員

記 錄 日 期: 1/4/2013

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2012覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 27/12/2012

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長 + 002 黃少苦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 9/5/2012

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記 錄 員: 008 Ada 隊員

記 錄 日 期: 1/4/2012

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記 錄 員: 003 狗邦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 11/03/2012

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記 錄 員: 0035 Emil 隊員

記 錄 日 期: 30/10/2011

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2011覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 009 袁米高隊員

記 錄 日 期: 03/05/2011

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記 錄 員: 003 狗邦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 01/05/2011

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 11/11/2010

地 點: 大澳天后廟門外 (郵箱編號150)

註:非常罕見的木製郵箱

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記 錄 員: 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 18/4/2019

地 點: 九龍城 太子道 南角道 交界 (on Google Map, 經緯度 Co-ordinates: 22°19′ 40.23″ 114°11′ 23.01″)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire

Special note: 相信是因地鐵工程關係,所以郵筒從數米外被遷到現在位置 (cf. 08/06/2011)。此郵筒在原有位置曾在一警匪槍戰中中彈(中彈位置是一現已被移除的附加其上的郵票售賣機),所以現在搬離原位,實在有點可惜。 不過新位置似乎較先前轉角位置安全,被交通意外損毀的機會應較細(此前柴灣 興華邨郵筒即因此損毀)。

Special history of this box (source with photos on pps. 15-16 http://www.somanhing.com/ftihk/pdf/assignment/letterbox.pdf):

“圖84是位於九龍城太子道南角道口的編號181號郵筒,屬粗圓柱型,但郵筒身附設一部投幣售郵票機,出售1角郵票,成為了俗稱所謂”揹仔郵筒”。 據資料顯示,香港第一個”揹仔郵筒”, 是位於中環皇后大道中雲咸街口的115號郵筒, 在1964年8月試驗性在當年粗圓柱型郵筒的筒身安裝了一部1角投幣售郵票機,經數月之試驗,效果良好,乃在全港推廣 (圖85是當年相關的剪報)。 不過,由於近年出售郵票的渠道增多,這種依附郵筒旁的售票機已完成歷史任務, 相繼被拆走了。

這座181號郵筒, 它除作一般市民寄信用途外,還對警察有另一用途,原來該郵筒設立在多間金鋪附近,在1985年3月郵筒附近南角道一間金鋪被打劫,當時巡邏的警察接到報告,到達案發現場時,與賊人發生槍戰,警察當時用該”揹仔郵筒”作為掩護物和賊人槍戰,最後成功拘捕打劫的賊人,事後發現該郵筒身上被賊人的子彈打中多槍,郵筒竟變作警察的護身符。 從圖86可見, 槍戰翌日, 九龍城街坊路過時, 莫不對此 “護駕功臣” 駐足而觀,指點郵筒身上的累累彈痕呢! 圖87是當年有關此新聞的剪報。 不過在案發後數星期,郵筒上的投幣售郵票機也被拆除了,筒身也髹上新裝,把當天驚險事件的留痕也遮蓋了(圖88)!  雖然事隔多年,此郵筒亦已改披綠衣 (圖89), 但槍戰的故事相信很多老街坊都不會忘記。”

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2018覆檢 (link

記 錄 員: 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 03/12/2018

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記 錄 員: 003狗邦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 1/8/2018

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2017覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 12/12/2017

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2016覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 29/12/2016

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2016覆檢 (link

記 錄 員: 0080 Henry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 19/11/2016

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記 錄 員: 009 袁米高隊員

記 錄 日 期: 29/8/2016

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記 錄 員: 0073 側藤隊員

記 錄 日 期: 20/2/2016

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2015覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 003狗邦隊員 + 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 6/12/2015

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 25/5/2015

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2014覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 24/12/2014

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記 錄 員: 0082 Sherry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 7/1/2014

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2013覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 11/12/2013

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記 錄 員: 0073 側藤隊員

記 錄 日 期: 12/4/2013

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2012覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 28/12/2012

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記 錄 員: 009 袁米高隊員

記 錄 日 期: 23/9/2012

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記 錄 員: 0053 泰利隊員

記 錄 日 期: 9/9/2012

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 19/03/2012

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記 錄 員: 009 袁米高隊員

記 錄 日 期: 30/01/2012

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2011覆檢(link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 08/06/2011

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郵筒181

地 點: 九龍 九龍城 太子道 南角道 交界 (麥當當前)記 錄 日 期: 09/01/2009記 錄 員: 檸 檬 頭 隊 長

註: 此筒筒身明顯較厚.筒背近底鑄有生產廠商名稱,亦為Carron Company, Stirlingshire.

Postbox 181

 

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搜索隊回報 – 郵筒202

記 錄 員: 002 黃少苦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 12/4/2019

地 點:慈雲山 慈正村 正暉樓 (on Google Map, 經緯度 Coordinates: 22°21′ 1.67″ 114°12′ 1.95″)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire (?)

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記 錄 員 : 0073側藤隊員

記 錄 日 期: 10/3/2019

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記 錄 員 : 0051 小K隊員

記 錄 日 期: 27/2/2019

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2018覆檢 (link

記 錄 員: 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 03/12/2018

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2017覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員 : 0051 小K隊員

記 錄 日 期: 28/10/2017

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2016覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 14/12/2016

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記 錄 員: 0095 四眼仔隊員

記 錄 日 期: 3/7/2016

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記 錄 日 期: 6/4/2016

記 錄 員 : 0024 雲中君隊員

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記 錄 日 期: 08/02/2016

記 錄 員 : 0073 側藤隊員

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2015覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 10/12/2015

地 點:慈雲山 慈正村 正暉樓 (on Google Map)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire (?)

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記 錄 日 期: 14/3/2015

記 錄 員 : 0073 側藤隊員

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2014覆檢 (link

記 錄 日 期: 12/10/2014

記 錄 員 : 0051 小K隊員

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2013覆檢 (link)

記 錄 日 期: 1/10/2013

記 錄 員 : 0051 小K隊員

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2012覆檢 (link)

記 錄 日 期: 30/10/2012

記 錄 員 : 0055 小英隊員

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郵筒202重置

記 錄 日 期: 6/10/2011

記 錄 員 : 001 檸檬頭隊長

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Major and pleasant surprise

Following my yesterday’s (2/5/2011) email to the relevant authorities, I, rather unexpectedly, received a really swift reply from Hongkong Post informing the old postbox is indeed only temporarily removed due to road work by the Highways Department.

I think that’s really good news and it also seems to show Hongkong Post is making a conscientious effort in retaining the old boxes. Below is their reply and my short response.

P.S. I think this also shows what we are doing – checking up on the postboxes latest conditions and writing to the relevant departments to put pressure on them when necessary – is really useful and, dare I say, making a difference.

On 3 May 2011 17:12, Matthew Wong  wrote:

Dear Mr. SIN,

Due to the road construction work by Highways Department, the old posting no. 202 is temporarily removed and a temporary posting box was set up to maintain the service. The old posting box no. 202 is now kept in our office. Once the work is completed, the box will be reinstated at the original location.

Should you require any further information, please feel free to call me at 2356 2501.

Thanks and end

Matthew WONG

Manager (Network)

Hongkong Post

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Dear Mr Wong,

Many thanks and I think I can speak for all old colonial-era postboxes lovers in Hong Kong that that is very good news.

Yours sincerely,

Sin Wai Man

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2011覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0051 小K隊員

記 錄 日 期: 02/05/2011

地 點: 慈雲山 慈正村 正暉樓 (on Google Map)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire

Very Bad news: The old beautiful QEII pillar box has now been replaced by a rather characterless new box. As the new one is not permanently implanted into the ground yet and there is some construction work going on near the postbox, there may be a chance that it’s a temporary replacement of the old. We’ve written to the relevant department to demand an explanation now. Let’s see.

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From: Sin Wai Man

To: “Alfred P TANG, Commissioner for Heritage’s Office”

C.C.: “Mr Clement Cheung, Postmaster General”, “Mrs Laura Aron, Commissioner for Heritage”, “marychung@hkpo.gov.hk”

Re: Fw: Preservation of Old Postboxes in HK

Dear Mr Tang,

I am writing again to raise my concern about the fate of an old Queen Elizabeth II pillar postbox No.202 originally located at Ching Fai House, Tsz Ching Estate, Tsz Wan Shan Road with the Commissioner for Heritage’s Office and the Hongkong Post.

It is noticed that this old box has now been removed and replaced by a new one (photos for the old and new No.202 attached, or they can be viewed at these links: old http://www.flickr.com/photos/39410684@N02/3694678204/, new http://www.flickr.com/photos/52300433@N03/5678599663/).

In your previous email to me dated 13 July 2010, you said, in explaining why the Commissioner for Heritage’s Office has only planned to preserve nine old postboxes, “In addition to the aforementioned oval-shaped post box, there are 48 other post boxes cast during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II in Hong Kong.  They are still in service and Hongkong Post currently has no plan to remove them.  They are therefore not covered in our current discussion with Hongkong Post focusing on preserving the nine post boxes.”

As shown in the photo of the old No.202 taken back in 2009 I attached, this old pillar box was still then in very good condition and therefore there did not seem to be any legitimate reasons for the Hongkong Post to retire it.

To all heritage-concerned members of the public and especially the Commissioner for Heritage’s Office which seems to have entrusted the Hongkong Post to maintain these other old postboxes not included in the 9-box preservation plan, I believe, Hongkong Post owes an explanation.

Yours sincerely,

Sin Wai Man

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地 點:慈雲山 慈正村 正暉樓

記 錄 日 期: 7/2009

記 錄 員 : 0031 珍寳珠隊員

附:  香港舊郵筒地圖 + 搜索隊網上相簿 + Online location list

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搜索隊回報 – 郵筒239

此筒因兩大原因在港十分獨特:

a.  據《香港郵筒的故事》記載, 此類雙入口橢圓形大筒香港只曾於1970年代引入兩枚 (the other one has been retired);
b.  此筒原用於蘇格蘭,而因英格蘭源用的ERII及代表英格蘭皇室的皇冠標誌, 用於蘇格蘭郵筒時曾被當地反英格蘭的民族主義者破壞, 故蘇格蘭郵筒沒有鑄上ERII及其上之皇冠款式亦為蘇格蘭皇冠(Crown of Scotland),而非本港常見的英格蘭皇室皇冠。。

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記 錄 員: 0073側藤隊員

記 錄 日 期: 28/3/2019

地 點: 香港 中環 遮打道/皇后像廣場 (on Google Map, 經緯度 Co-ordinates: 22°16′ 53.13″ 114°9′ 35.55″)

Manufacturer: Lion Foundry Co Ltd, Kirkintilloch

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記 錄 員: 003狗邦隊員

記錄日期: 1/3/2019

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2018覆檢 (link)

記錄員 : 009袁米高隊員

記錄日期: 13/11/2018

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2017覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0066 小丙丙 隊員

記 錄 日 期: 28/12/2017

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記 錄 員: 0096小吉士隊員

記 錄 日 期: 12/4/2017

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記 錄 員: 0073側藤隊員

記 錄 日 期: 11/4/2017

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 24/3/2017

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2016覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 002 黃少苦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 17/12/2016

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記 錄 員: 0097 Will Yip wai隊員

記 錄 日 期: 26/8/2016

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記 錄 員: 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 28/7/2016

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記 錄 員 : 0096小吉士隊員

記 錄 日 期: 9/6/2016

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記 錄 員: 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 7/4/2016

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記 錄 員: 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 15/2/2016

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記 錄 員: 0095 四眼仔隊員

記 錄 日 期: 14/01/2016

地 點: 香港 中環 遮打道/皇后像廣場 (on Google Map)

Manufacturer: Lion Foundry Co Ltd, Kirkintilloch

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2015覆檢 (link) (2nd record)

記 錄 員: 0049 Simon隊員

記 錄 日 期:22 & 29/10/2015

Simon隊員報告:左邊(太子大廈方向)有傷疤,油漆剝落。懷疑是該處常有上落貨造成的。右邊(終審法院方向)有膠紙痕。

22/10/2015

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2015覆檢 (link) (1st record)

記 錄 員: 0049 Simon隊員

記 錄 日 期: 22/10/2015

地 點: 香港 中環 遮打道/皇后像廣場 (on Google Map)

Manufacturer: Lion Foundry Co Ltd, Kirkintilloch

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記 錄 員: 0073 側藤隊員

記 錄 日 期: 23/8/2015

地 點: 香港 中環 遮打道/皇后像廣場 (on Google Map)

Manufacturer: Lion Foundry Co Ltd, Kirkintilloch

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記 錄 員: 0081 Cyrus隊員

記 錄 日 期: 10/2/2015

Cyrus隊員報告: Condition is good

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2014覆檢 (link

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 1/11/2014

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記 錄 員: 0073 側藤隊員

記 錄 日 期: 30/9/2014

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長 + 0066 小丙丙 隊員

記 錄 日 期: 29/9/2014

郵筒239,大時代不缺席!

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 23/7/2014

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2013覆檢 (link) (3rd record)

記 錄 員: 0073 側藤隊員

記 錄 日 期: 27/12/2013
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2013覆檢 (link) (2nd record)

記 錄 員: 0044 星星隊員

記 錄 日 期: 21/11/2013

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2013覆檢 (link) (1st record)

記 錄 員: 0066 小丙丙隊員

記 錄 日 期: 13/11/2013

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記 錄 員: 0073 側藤隊員

記 錄 日 期: 27/4/2013

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2012覆檢 (第三次覆檢) (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 26/12/2012

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2012覆檢 (第二次覆檢) (link)

記 錄 員: 0044 星星隊員

記 錄 日 期: 12/11/2012

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2012覆檢 (第一次覆檢) 

記 錄 員: 0049 Simon隊員

記 錄 日 期: 18/10/2012

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2011覆檢(link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 20/05/2011

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Earlier posts below.

Third visit by 檸 檬 頭 隊 長 on 30/4/2010

Manufacturer: Lion Foundry Co Ltd, Kirkintilloch

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Below is original post on 11/2/2009

IMG_126-1IMG_1263-1 地 點: 香港 中環 遮打道/皇后像廣場記 錄 日 期: 11/02/2009記 錄 員: 檸 檬 頭 隊 長註: 此筒由008於4/2/2009首次記錄

 

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搜索隊回報 – 郵筒 235

*據本搜索隊與British Postal Museum and Archive 及Letter Box Study Group查證(見 1 & 2),香港現仍服役的七個佐治五世、一個佐治六世、及一個依利沙伯二世(元朗廈村)郵筒的設計及皇室徽號,均與英國本土或其屬地及前殖民地的同年代郵筒有別,為世界獨有。We have been in correspondence with the British Postal Museum and Archive and the authoritative Letter Box Study Group and they confirmed that the royal cyphers on and designs of our seven KGV, one KGVI and one ERII at Ha Tsuen, Yuen Long are different from their counterparts in UK or other British colonies. These boxes are Hong Kong’s unique contribution to world postal and postbox history.

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記 錄 員: 0052 richyanyan隊員

記 錄 日 期: 7/3/2019

地 點: 鯉魚門 海傍道15號 (on Google Map; 經緯度 Co-ordinates: 22.290342, 114.238123)

KGV (GRV) 佐治五世 (1910-1936)

筒上無製造商名字,相信為香港製造。Manufacturer name not inscribed on box, believed to be locally made.

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2018覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 27/11/2018

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記 錄 員: 0095四眼仔隊員

記 錄 日 期: 19/4/2018

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2017覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 27/12/2017

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2016覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0096小吉士隊員

記 錄 日 期: 3/11/2016

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記 錄 員: 0097 Will Yip wai隊員

記 錄 日 期: 18/8/2016

注:郵筒因銹蝕正在維修。

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記 錄 員: 0064 Katy隊員

記 錄 日 期: 22/5/2016

Note: We wrote the Post Office regarding the rust on 22 May 2016

“Dear Ms So,

In our visit to the captioned box today, my team has noticed some rusting developed on its lower part. Given its being one of the oldest in Hong Kong, we hope some attention could be accorded to it as soon as possible.
Best regards,
Sin Wai Man”
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Post Office’s Reply on 23 May 2016
“Dear Mr Sin,
Thank you for email below and I will convey the following message to our colleagues for their attention.
Many thanks and regards, Sonia”
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Further reply on 3 June 2016:
“”Dear Mr Sin,
Thank you for your email of 22 May 2016 regarding the condition of Street Posting Box (SPB) Number 235 at Lei Yue Mun.
We have removed the rust and repainted the base of SPB 235 on 23 May 2016. We are arranging further conservation works with our contractors and the works are targeted to be completed by August 2016.
If you have any further enquiry, please feel free to contact me.
Yours sincerely,
Sonia SO
Senior Manager (Public Relations)”

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2015覆檢 (link) (2nd record)

記 錄 員: 007 譚cc隊員

記 錄 日 期: 17/10/2015

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2015覆檢 (link) (1st record)

記 錄 員: 0089 Rocky Yeung隊員

記 錄 日 期: 3/9/2015

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記 錄 員: 0087 YauAp隊員

記 錄 日 期: 22/3/2015

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2014覆檢 (link

記 錄 員: 0082 Sherry隊員

記 錄 日 期: 1/11/2014

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2013覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 18/11/2013

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記 錄 員: 0073 側藤隊員

記 錄 日 期: 4/5/2013

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記 錄 員: Friend of 008 Ada隊員

記 錄 日 期: 1/5/2013

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2012覆檢 (link)

日 期: 27/11/2012

Photo courtesy of Hong Kong Post

地 點: 鯉魚門 海傍道15號 (on Google Map)

KGV (GRV) 佐治五世 (1910-1936)

Manufacturer: Not inscribed on box

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Correspondence with HK Post in which this postbox was mentoned:
(HK Post reply dated 2 January 2013)

Dear Mr. Sin,

At this beginning of 2013, here’s specially wishing you another joyous and successful year!

First of all, may I thank you and your team for the untiring efforts in caring our posting boxes. There are definitely areas for us to do better in respect of preservation of the vintage posting boxes. Please be assured that we have been working hard with AMO on this aspect.

For SPB No.235 Lei Yue Mun GRV box, may wish to be updated that repainting has been carried out in late November 2012 and a photo taken is attached for your reference. We are aware that the location of this posting box is not desirable. We have sought professional advice from the Works Section of the District Office and was advised that the site situation did not suggest relocation of the posting box as that might have implication to the structure of the nearby stall and the posting box itself. Meanwhile, we will continue to keep close watch on the condition of this box. (See attached file: SPB235(AfterPaint)1_27.11.12.jpg).

We are sorry that because no suitable contractor was found in the first tender exercise for preservation of the 9 vintage posting boxes, we have taken longer time in arranging the preservation work. The contract has finally been awarded in late December 2012 and the preservation work is planned to be carried out in the 1st quarter of 2013 if everything going smooth.

For the other posting boxes, we have in place a scheduled repainting plan. I understand that my colleague Candy will take follow-up action to see if priority should be given to those identified.

With warm regards,
Mary

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31/12/2012 update

多謝大家嘅參與,我哋已經檢驗咗58個有皇冠標誌嘅郵筒,大多狀況良好(仲有一個喺沙頭角禁區,可惜我哋去唔到)。

至於幾個有問題嘅,我已經寫信比郵政署,要求跟進。所以可以說覆檢已經大功告成。

新嘅一年大家得閒就去探下啲郵筒啦,然後 send 啲相俾我再 share 出去;至於一年一度嘅大型覆檢,就會同今年一樣,喺十月中至十二月進行。

最後,特別感謝今年有去探望過啲郵筒嘅26位搜索隊隊員/朋友。

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Letter to HK Post after 2012 Annual Checkup

Dear Ms Chung,

I hope this email finds you well. As you might already be aware my team has been conducting an annual checkup for all the vintage postboxes, and this has just been completed. We are very glad to note most boxes have been repainted and are in fairly good conditions. However, we also find the conditions of the following boxes wanting:

  1. No.252, GRV pillar box at Sok Kwu Wan, Lamma Island (http://hkpostbox.xanga.com/729429198/%E6%90%9C%E7%B4%A2%E9%9A%8A%E5%9B%9E%E5%A0%B1—%E9%83%B5%E7%AD%92256/): rusting (especially near the foot) and faded paint. We are indeed surprised that this box has apparently not been repainted or well maintained like the other two GRV pillar boxes Nos. 91 and 235.  Given that this box is one of the oldest and on the list of the nine preserved boxes, we hope immediate attention would be accorded to it.
  2. Three GRV/GRVI wall boxes:

    No.401, Ming Shun Tsuen / Tui Min Hoi, Sai Kung: rusting and peeled paint on the door. (http://hkpostbox.xanga.com/726271163/%E6%90%9C%E7%B4%A2%E9%9A%8A%E5%9B%9E%E5%A0%B1—%E9%83%B5%E7%AD%92401/)

    No.227, School Road, Cheung Chau (GRVI): unevenly faded paint (indicative of a poor paint job or internal rusting?) and rusting near the door and on the door hinge.

    (http://hkpostbox.xanga.com/726382665/%E6%90%9C%E7%B4%A2%E9%9A%8A%E5%9B%9E%E5%A0%B1—%E9%83%B5%E7%AD%92-227/)

    No.110 – Chung Chi College / Tai Po Road, Bus Stop : faded and peeled paint.

    (http://hkpostbox.xanga.com/726259214/%E6%90%9C%E7%B4%A2%E9%9A%8A%E5%9B%9E%E5%A0%B1—%E9%83%B5%E7%AD%92110/)

    As these boxes are also on the nine-box preservation list, we believe better attention is warranted. We indeed think the fine job done by your department on another GRV wall box No.55 at Cassia Road / Magnolia Road, Yau Yuet Tsuen sets a very good standard to follow (http://hkpostbox.xanga.com/725717919/%E6%90%9C%E7%B4%A2%E9%9A%8A%E5%9B%9E%E5%A0%B1—%E9%83%B5%E7%AD%9255/).

  3. No.370, ERII wall box at Tai Mong Tsai Bus Terminal, Sai Kung: rusting in the lower half of the box (http://hkpostbox.xanga.com/726268615/%E6%90%9C%E7%B4%A2%E9%9A%8A%E5%9B%9E%E5%A0%B1—%E9%83%B5%E7%AD%92370/).  We notice that the condition of this box has already been vasttly improved since April 2011 and we appreciate the effort. However, the rusting seems to have recurred now. We therefore believe measures should be taken again to remove the existing rust and further anti-rusting treatment is due.
  4. We also wish to bring to your attention three relatively minor cases. No.90, Kwun Tong Road, Kai Tak Mansion: peeled paint and this seems to be the only ERII box that has not been repainted recently (http://hkpostbox.xanga.com/701388581/2562832034385382223822577—371093157090/). No.162, Fu On House,Tai Wo Hau Estate, Tai Wo Hau (http://hkpostbox.xanga.com/717768245/%E6%90%9C%E7%B4%A2%E9%9A%8A%E5%9B%9E%E5%A0%B1—%E9%83%B5%E7%AD%92162/) and No.96 at Castle Peak Road, Seaview Garden, Tsing Yung Street (http://hkpostbox.xanga.com/726235356/%E6%90%9C%E7%B4%A2%E9%9A%8A%E5%9B%9E%E5%A0%B1—%E9%83%B5%E7%AD%9296/): unauthorized bills posted on both of these two ERII boxes.

Also, per our earlier correspondence on the No.235 Lei Yue Mun GRV box, I still have not heard from your colleague Ms. Candy Fung about its latest condition; I hope attention has already been given to it.

Last but not the least, may I wish you a very happy, healthy and prosperous new year!

With best wishes,

Sin Wai Man

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HK Post’s reply of 8/11/2012 to our earlier email:

“Dear Mr. Sin,

Just back from leave and sorry for not replying your mail earlier. First of all we are thankful for the untiring efforts of your team in conducting checkup for our posting boxes. I have referred your observations and suggestions to my colleague Ms. Candy Fung who is in charge of posting boxes. She is looking into the matter and will revert to you as soon as possible.

Last but not least, thanks again for bringing the matter to our attention.

With best regards,
Mary”

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Letter to HK Post dated 6/11/2012 regarding the condition of this box:

“Dear Ms Chung,

I had an opportunity to visit postbox No.235 at Hoi Phong Road, Lei Yue Mun yesterday and found it to be in very poor condition again. You will notice from the attached photos (more could be viewed here: https://picasaweb.google.com/101558989128314488492/No2355112012?authuser=0&feat=directlink) that the lower part of the box looked particularly worrying.  I understand this is perhaps due to no fault of the Hong Kong Post but I think another round of maintenance in the near future would be helpful. Given the unfavourable location of this box that may cause it to be splashed with sea water from the nearby seafood stalls, I would suggest more frequent maintenance, say, in the form of a wash every month, is needed for this box.  In the long run, I hope Hong Kong Post could relocate this box to a spot more conducive to its preservation.
P.S. Our search team is currently conducting an annual checkup on the old postboxes, we have so far visited some 20 boxes and found them all (except this Lei Yue Mun box) in fairly good conditions. Please allow me to convey our appreciation. Our checkup records could be found on our blog: http://hkpostbox.xanga.com/)
With best wishes,
Sin Wai Man”

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2012覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 5/11/2012

地 點: 鯉魚門 海傍道15號 (on Google Map)

KGV (GRV) 佐治五世 (1910-1936)

Manufacturer: Not inscribed on box

據本搜索隊查證,香港現仍服役的八個佐治五世佐治六世郵筒的設計及皇室徽號,均與英國本土或其屬地及前殖民地的同年代郵筒有別,故相當可能為世界獨有。Our research shows the 8 KGV and KGVI boxes in Hong Kong bear royal cyphers different in design from their counterparts in UK or other British colonies (and so are some other details on the box). If we are correct, they are unique all over the world.
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HK Post’s reply of 8/11/2012 to our earlier email:

“Dear Mr. Sin,

Just back from leave and sorry for not replying your mail earlier. First of all we are thankful for the untiring efforts of your team in conducting checkup for our posting boxes. I have referred your observations and suggestions to my colleague Ms. Candy Fung who is in charge of posting boxes. She is looking into the matter and will revert to you as soon as possible.

Last but not least, thanks again for bringing the matter to our attention.

With best regards,
Mary”

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Letter to HK Post dated 6/11/2012 regarding the condition of this box:

“Dear Ms Chung,

I had an opportunity to visit postbox No.235 at Hoi Phong Road, Lei Yue Mun yesterday and found it to be in very poor condition again. You will notice from the attached photos (more could be viewed here: https://picasaweb.google.com/101558989128314488492/No2355112012?authuser=0&feat=directlink) that the lower part of the box looked particularly worrying.  I understand this is perhaps due to no fault of the Hong Kong Post but I think another round of maintenance in the near future would be helpful. Given the unfavourable location of this box that may cause it to be splashed with sea water from the nearby seafood stalls, I would suggest more frequent maintenance, say, in the form of a wash every month, is needed for this box.  In the long run, I hope Hong Kong Post could relocate this box to a spot more conducive to its preservation.
P.S. Our search team is currently conducting an annual checkup on the old postboxes, we have so far visited some 20 boxes and found them all (except this Lei Yue Mun box) in fairly good conditions. Please allow me to convey our appreciation. Our checkup records could be found on our blog: http://hkpostbox.xanga.com/)
With best wishes,
Sin Wai Man”

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P1090132 P1090137 P1090140 P1090136 P1090139 P1090138

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記 錄 員: 003 狗邦隊員記 錄 日 期: 8/9/2012

地 點: 鯉魚門 海傍道15號 (on Google Map)

KGV (GRV) 佐治五世 (1910-1936)

Manufacturer: Unknown

photo photo (1)

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 16/4/2012

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Correspondence with HK Post on the small defect

16/4/2012

Dear Ms Chung,

I thought I shared with you one observation of mine on the two KGV boxes when I paid them a visit today. I think the overall repainting was well done. However, minor paint peel-off is already noticeable on a different spot on each box (please see attached pictures). I do not want to sound nitpicky but given the paint job was newly finished, this perhaps reflects badly on the workmanship of the contractor engaged.
Best regards,
Sin Wai Man
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17/4/2012
Dear Mr. Sin,Thanks very much for sharing with me your observation on the workmanship of
the two boxes. Surely we will follow up with the contractor on the defects.Have a nice day!Mary

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Good News! 任務完成!
我們年檢時發現非常殘破的兩個佐治五世(1910 – 1936)香港現役最古老郵筒,郵政署通知終於重新漆油!(另外一個是位於長洲的依利沙伯二世郵筒。)

Letter dated 5/4/2012 from HK Post:

“Dear Mr. Sin,

Please be informed that the repainting of Street Posting Box no. 66 at Cheung Chau, no. 91 at Hong Lee Road and no. 235 at Hoi Phong Road had been completed. We are aware of the unfavourable environment surrounding the existing location of the one at Hoi Phong Road. We are exploring the possibility of relocating this box is there is suitable location. Attached please find the relevant photos for your reference.

With best regards,
Mary”

(Photo by HK Post)

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記 錄 員: 0037 小溫隊員記 錄 日 期: 4/4/2011

地 點: 鯉魚門 海傍道15號 (on Google Map)

KGV (GRV) 喬治五世 (1910-1936)

Manufacturer: Unknown

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2011覆檢(link)

Media Reports: 20/11/2011 蘋果日報(報導中錯誤引述我有關索罟灣郵筒資料,我其實沒有說過該郵筒已被銷毀。)+ 13/12/2011《東張西望》郵筒報導

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長記 錄 日 期: 06/10/2011

地 點: 鯉魚門 海傍道15號 (on Google Map)

KGV (GRV) 喬治五世 (1910-1936)

Manufacturer: Unknown

Note: No improvement since last visit.

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 08/06/2011

地 點: 鯉魚門 海傍道15號 (on Google Map)

KGV (GRV) 喬治五世 (1910-1936)

Manufacturer: Unknown

P1070051 P1070052 P1070053 P1070054 P1070056 P1070057 P1070058

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記 錄 員 : 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 20/04/2010

地 點: 鯉魚門 海傍道15號

Manufacturer: Unknown

P1030180 P1030184

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