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搜索隊回報 – 郵筒 232

記 錄 員: 0090 Yan隊員

記 錄 日 期: 31/7/2018

地 點: 柴灣 興華(二)邨 安興樓 (on Google Map, 經緯度 Coordinates: 22°15′ 47.2″ 114°14′ 1.35″)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire

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2017覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0090 Yan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: 29/12/2016

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註:搜索隊2011年11月接獲市民通知(見此)此舊郵筒「正被膠袋套著並貼上告示, 指受損壞影響而暫停使用。本人發現郵箱232附近有一個疑似新郵箱, 害怕是郵政署打算移除東區最後的一個殖民地郵箱。」

所以搜索隊就聯絡郵政署,於12月得到的回覆為: 此郵筒因被一汽車碰撞,所以筒身出現了一條大裂痕,因恐郵筒倒塌傷及途人,所以暫停使用。郵政署表示因裂痕很大,所以香港郵政現正尋求專家意見,研究如何收復。又說若未能成功,會考慮以倉存的另一依利沙伯二世郵筒原址代替。

搜索隊2012年3月到訪郵筒232,發現該舊圓柱型殖民時代郵筒,仍然被膠袋套著在待修狀態,而附近則有一個筒身沒有植入地內的小型臨時郵筒。不過通知我們的市民之前電郵所附照片,放在地上被藍白膠袋包裹的疑似較大型新郵箱,則不再復見。希望郵政署如之前所言,仍未有放棄收復該因交通意外損毀的舊郵筒。

到了2012年4月搜索隊接獲郵政署發言人電郵通知,舊232已損壞不能重修,故由另一同型號舊郵筒代替。

新安裝的郵筒現2012年10月狀況極佳,皇冠、字體等細節清晰可見。

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 26/4/2016

2012覆檢 註:搜索隊2011年11月接獲市民通知此舊郵筒「正被膠袋套著並貼上告示, 指受損壞影響而暫停使用。本人發現郵箱232附近有一個疑似新郵箱, 害怕是郵政署打算移除東區最後的一個殖民地郵箱。」

所以搜索隊就聯絡郵政署,於12月得到的回覆為: 此郵筒因被一汽車碰撞,所以筒身出現了一條大裂痕,因恐郵筒倒塌傷及途人,所以暫停使用。郵政署表示因裂痕很大,所以香港郵政現正尋求專家意見,研究如何收復。又說若未能成功,會考慮以倉存的另一依利沙伯二世郵筒原址代替。

搜索隊2012年3月到訪郵筒232,發現該舊圓柱型殖民時代郵筒,仍然被膠袋套著在待修狀態,而附近則有一個筒身沒有植入地內的小型臨時郵筒。不過通知我們的市民之前電郵所附照片,放在地上被藍白膠袋包裹的疑似較大型新郵箱,則不再復見。希望郵政署如之前所言,仍未有放棄收復該因交通意外損毀的舊郵筒。

到了2012年4月搜索隊接獲郵政署發言人電郵通知,舊232已損壞不能重修,故由另一同型號舊郵筒代替。

新安裝的郵筒現2012年10月狀況極佳,皇冠、字體等細節清晰可見。

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郵政署發言人電郵:

Dear Mr. Sin,

Please be informed that the ERII pillar box no. 232 at Hing Wah Estate was removed from site on 10 April 2012 as it was confirmed to be structural damaged. It will be replaced with another posting box of the same model. The replacement work is expected to be completed in late April / early May 2012.

With regards,

Mary

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2015覆檢 (link) (2nd record)

記 錄 員: 0095 四眼仔隊員

記 錄 日 期: 23/12/2015

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2015覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0090 Yan隊員

記 錄 日 期: 15/10/2015

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2014覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長 + 0066 小丙丙 隊員

記 錄 日 期: 29/12/2014
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2013覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 2/10/2013

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2012覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 22/10/2012

2012覆檢 註:搜索隊2011年11月接獲市民通知此舊郵筒「正被膠袋套著並貼上告示, 指受損壞影響而暫停使用。本人發現郵箱232附近有一個疑似新郵箱, 害怕是郵政署打算移除東區最後的一個殖民地郵箱。」

所以搜索隊就聯絡郵政署,於12月得到的回覆為: 此郵筒因被一汽車碰撞,所以筒身出現了一條大裂痕,因恐郵筒倒塌傷及途人,所以暫停使用。郵政署表示因裂痕很大,所以香港郵政現正尋求專家意見,研究如何收復。又說若未能成功,會考慮以倉存的另一依利沙伯二世郵筒原址代替。

搜索隊2012年3月到訪郵筒232,發現該舊圓柱型殖民時代郵筒,仍然被膠袋套著在待修狀態,而附近則有一個筒身沒有植入地內的小型臨時郵筒。不過通知我們的市民之前電郵所附照片,放在地上被藍白膠袋包裹的疑似較大型新郵箱,則不再復見。希望郵政署如之前所言,仍未有放棄收復該因交通意外損毀的舊郵筒。

到了2012年4月搜索隊接獲郵政署發言人電郵通知,舊232已損壞不能重修,故由另一同型號舊郵筒代替。

新安裝的郵筒現2012年10月狀況極佳,皇冠、字體等細節清晰可見。

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政署發言人電郵: 
Dear Mr. Sin,  

Please be informed that the ERII pillar box no. 232 at Hing Wah Estate was removed from site 
on 10 April 2012 as it was confirmed to be structural damaged.  It will be replaced with another 
posting box of the same model. The replacement work is expected to be completed in late 
April / early May 2012. 

With regards, 
Mary

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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 5/03/2012

地 點: 柴灣 興華(二)邨 安興樓 (on Google Map)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire

註:搜索隊舊年十一月接獲市民通知此舊郵筒「正被膠袋套著並貼上告示, 指受損壞影響而暫停使用。本人發現郵箱232附近有一個疑似新郵箱, 害怕是郵政署打算移除東區最後的一個殖民地郵箱。」

所以搜索隊就聯絡郵政署,於十二月得到的回覆為: 此郵筒因被一汽車碰撞,所以筒身出現了一條大裂痕,因恐郵筒倒塌傷及途人,所以暫停使用。郵政署表示因裂痕很大,所以香港郵政現正尋求專家意見,研究如何收復。又說若未能成功,會考慮以倉存的另一依利沙伯二世郵筒原址代替。

搜索隊今夜到訪郵筒232,發現該舊圓柱型殖民時代郵筒,仍然被膠袋套著在待修狀態,而附近則有一個筒身沒有植入地內的小型臨時郵筒。不過通知我們的市民之前電郵所附照片,放在地上被藍白膠袋包裹的疑似較大型新郵箱,則不再復見。希望郵政署如之前所言,仍未有放棄收復該因交通意外損毀的舊郵筒。

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2011覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 30/03/2011

地 點: 柴灣 興華(二)邨 安興樓 (on Google Map)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire

註:今日開始了第一次覆檢。因為這個郵筒去年的狀況已經不佳 – 有部分因銹蝕似將剝落 – 所以擔心香港郵政已將其拆毀,心情有點戰戰兢兢。因此當看到此郵筒不單依然健在,更在維收後不再甩皮甩骨及披上了一層新漆油,我就喜不自禁,更加聯想到香港郵政應是因我們去年的努力,才會善待這舊郵筒的 (從網上找到的資料可知在2009年此郵筒已是銹蝕嚴重)。所以,各位會幫手覆檢的朋友,加油!

 

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 20/04/2010

地 點: 柴灣 興華(二)邨 安興樓

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire

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搜索隊回報 – 郵筒192

記 錄 員: 009袁米高隊員

記 錄 日 期: 26/7/2018

地 點: 山頂道/夏力道 (舊山頂餐廳外) (on Google Map, 經緯度 Coordinates: 22°16′ 16.03″ 114°8′ 58.11″)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire

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Note:  The first 2 pillar boxes in Hong Kong were imported from UK in 1878. It took another 14 years before the second batch of 14 pillar boxes were imported in 1892. And one of these 14  was installed near the present location up on Victoria Peak. Although it would have been a Victorian box then, one can still feel this QEII box, with its royal cipher and essentially the same pillar shape as a Victorian Jubilee box,  is connected to its Victorian predecessor by an invisible thread of history. (For photos of old boxes at this location, see 189219091940’s.)

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註:此郵筒於31/12/2013曾因交通事故嚴重損毀(見此),郵政署於六月通知已完成修復。現在可見修復工作非常完善,原本筒頭及筒身分裂痕位置,修補後不留痕跡,原本過厚的油漆亦被較薄、令皇冠細節亦清晰可見的取代。Good job!

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2017覆檢 (link

記 錄 員: 003 狗邦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 26/12/2017

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記 錄 員: 0052 richyanyan隊員

記 錄 日 期: 31/3/2017

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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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Bad Bad News: 因交通事故損毀的192

Reply from Post Office to my enquiry:
“Dear Mr. Sin,

Thank you for your mail regarding the damage of posting box no. 192. It was found damaged during our mail collection at around 11:35 on 31.12.2014 [sic]. The case has been reported to the police and was classified as “Traffic Accident Damage Only – Hit & Run Case”.

We are still waiting for expertise advice from the conservation contractor and AMO to ascertain whether the damage of could be repaired. At the
moment we have not any decision yet. Attached please find some photos for your information of the damage it suffered. (See attached file: Photo_SPB192(Damage)5_31.12.13.JPG)(See attached file:
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With best regards,
Mary

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Good news, looks like this box will be saved!

Note the Post Office’s reply (21/5/2014) to my enquiry as to its latest status: “Regarding Posting box no. 192, the restoration work started last April and subject to the weather condition and the humidity level, the work is expected to complete by early June.”

In full:
Dear Mr. Sin,

Thank you for your email on the captioned subject. I really appreciate your efforts in digging out the manufacturer’s name of Posting Box no. 9 at Ha Tsuen. According to our records, it was installed in the 1960’s. Unfortunately, we have no record on its manufacturer. We are now seeking AMO’s consideration in regard to preservation of this box and see if they could assist to find out its manufacturer.

Regarding Posting box no. 192, the restoration work started last April and subject to the weather condition and the humidity level, the work is expected to complete by early June.

With best regards,
Mary

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Restoration has been completed

Letter from the Post Office dated 18/6/2014

Dear Mr. Sin,

Further to my previous mail, I am pleased to inform you that the restoration work for SPB 192 was completed on 31 May 2014. Regarding SPB 9 at Ha Tsuen, AMO advised that we might consider keeping the box in-service at its present location and they would offer advice on conservation treatment of the letter box as and when required.

Subject to the funding allocation, we will consider including the subject letter box in Phase II of the Conservation Program for Vintage Posting Box.

[…]

With best regards,
Mary

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Note of appreciation to Post office dated 27/12/2014:
“Dear Ms So,
I refer to the reply from your predecessor Ms Mary Ching regarding the condition of SPB 192. A team member has paid it a visit today and we are all very impressed with the impeccable repair work rendered (https://hkoldpostbox.wordpress.com/tag/192/). Not only is there not any noticeable mark of the original crack, the original thickish painting has also been replaced by a thinner layer that makes the fine details of the crown, in particular, more visible! So please allow me to convey our heartiest appreciation and thanks to the conservation team!
Best regards,
Sin Wai Man”

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記 錄 日 期: 19/6/2016

記 錄 員 : 0096 小吉士隊員

地 點: 山頂道/夏力道 (舊山頂餐廳外) (on Google Map)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire

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Note:  The first 2 pillar boxes in Hong Kong were imported from UK in 1878. It took another 14 years before the second batch of 14 pillar boxes were imported in 1892. And one of these 14  was installed near the present location up on Victoria Peak. Although it would have been a Victorian box then, one can still feel this QEII box, with its royal cipher and essentially the same pillar shape as a Victorian Jubilee box,  is connected to its Victorian predecessor by an invisible thread of history. (For photos of old boxes at this location, see 189219091940’s.)

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註:此郵筒於31/12/2013曾因交通事故嚴重損毀(http://goo.gl/IDmbxH),郵政署於六月通知已完成修復。現在可見修復工作非常完善,原本筒頭及筒身分裂痕位置,修補後不留痕跡,原本過厚的油漆亦被較薄、令皇冠細節亦清晰可見的取代。Good job!

Note of appreciation to Post office dated 27/12/2014:
“Dear Ms So,
I refer to the reply from your predecessor Ms Mary Ching regarding the condition of SPB 192. A team member has paid it a visit today and we are all very impressed with the impeccable repair work rendered (https://hkoldpostbox.wordpress.com/tag/192/). Not only is there not any noticeable mark of the original crack, the original thickish painting has also been replaced by a thinner layer that makes the fine details of the crown, in particular, more visible! So please allow me to convey our heartiest appreciation and thanks to the conservation team!
Best regards,
Sin Wai Man”

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記 錄 日 期: 14/2/2016

記 錄 員 : 0080 Henry隊員

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記 錄 日 期: 10/2/2016

記 錄 員 : 0063 彭多華

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2015覆檢 (3rd record) (link)

記 錄 日 期: 13/12/2015

記 錄 員 : 0071發仔隊員

地 點: 山頂道/夏力道 (舊山頂餐廳外) (on Google Map)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire

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Note: The first 2 pillar boxes in Hong Kong were imported from UK in 1878. It took another 14 years before the second batch of 14 pillar boxes were imported in 1892. And one of these 14  was installed near the present location up on Victoria Peak. Although it would have been a Victorian box then, one can still feel this QEII box, with its royal cipher and essentially the same pillar shape as a Victorian Jubilee box,  is connected to its Victorian predecessor by an invisible thread of history. (For photos of old boxes at this location, see 189219091940’s.)

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註:此郵筒於31/12/2013曾因交通事故嚴重損毀(http://goo.gl/IDmbxH),郵政署於六月通知已完成修復。現在可見修復工作非常完善,原本筒頭及筒身分裂痕位置,修補後不留痕跡,原本過厚的油漆亦被較薄、令皇冠細節亦清晰可見的取代。Good job!

Note of appreciation to Post office dated 27/12/2014:
“Dear Ms So,
I refer to the reply from your predecessor Ms Mary Ching regarding the condition of SPB 192. A team member has paid it a visit today and we are all very impressed with the impeccable repair work rendered (https://hkoldpostbox.wordpress.com/tag/192/). Not only is there not any noticeable mark of the original crack, the original thickish painting has also been replaced by a thinner layer that makes the fine details of the crown, in particular, more visible! So please allow me to convey our heartiest appreciation and thanks to the conservation team!
Best regards,
Sin Wai Man”
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2015覆檢 (2nd record) (link)

記 錄 日 期: 15/11/2015

記 錄 員 : 0031 珍寳珠隊員

地 點: 山頂道/夏力道 (舊山頂餐廳外) (on Google Map)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire

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2015覆檢 (2nd record) (link)

記 錄 日 期: 20/9/2015

記 錄 員 : 0080 Henry隊員

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2015覆檢 (1st record) (link)

記 錄 日 期: 4/9/2015

記 錄 員 : 0077 Chunghead隊員

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記 錄 日 期: 26/4/2015

記 錄 員 : 0063 彭多華隊員

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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 員: Mandy Chak

記 錄 日 期: 27/10/2014

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2013覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0052 richyanyan隊員

記 錄 日 期: 18/10/2013

地 點: 山頂道/夏力道 (舊山頂餐廳外) (on Google Map)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire

Note: The first 2 pillar boxes in Hong Kong were imported from UK in 1878. It took another 14 years before the second batch of 14 pillar boxes were imported in 1892. And one of these 14  was installed near the present location up on Victoria Peak. Although it would have been a Victorian box then, one can still feel this QEII box, with its royal cipher and essentially the same pillar shape as a Victorian Jubilee box, standing here is connected to its Victorian predecessor by an invisible thread of history. (For photos of old boxes at this location, see 189219091940’s.)

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2013覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: Mandy Chak

記 錄 日 期: 1/10/2013

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2012覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長 + 006 陳小美隊員

記 錄 日 期: 19/11/2012

 

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2011覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0052 richyanyan隊員

記 錄 日 期: 19/06/2011

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Third Report

記 錄 日 期: 23/01/2010

記 錄 員 : 001 檸檬頭隊長

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Second Report

記 錄 日 期: 08/2009

記 錄 員 : 0035 Emil 隊員

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First Report

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地 點: 山頂道/夏力道

記 錄 日 期: 28/3/2009

記 錄 員 : 005 Kiwi 隊員

註: 筒背近底鑄有生產廠商名稱,為 “Carron Company, Stirlingshire”

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記 錄 員: 0038阿Lu隊員

記 錄 日 期: 4/7/2018

地 點: 牛池灣 觀塘道 啟德大廈 (on Google Map, 經緯度 Coordinates: 22°19′ 52.58″ 114°12′ 34.79″)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire
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2017覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 003狗邦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 4/12/2017

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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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記 錄 員: 0095 四眼仔隊員

記 錄 日 期: 07/01/2016

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2015覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 10/12/2015

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2014覆檢 (link) (2nd report)

記 錄 員: 0021 芝芝隊員

記 錄 日 期: 6/11/2014

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2014覆檢 (link) (1st report) 

記 錄 員: 0072 Alice 隊員

記 錄 日 期: 25/10/2014

Alice 隊員報告: 整體保養良好。但嫌OFFICE一字油漆太多,字體矇了些。右邊鎖頭和左上角有小小油漆剝落。

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記 錄 員: 002 黃少苦隊員
記 錄 日 期: 12/2/2014

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2013覆檢 (link) (2nd report)

記 錄 員: 0081 Cyrus隊員
記 錄 日 期: 19/11/2013
Cyrus隊員報告:  Little paint peel off at bottom

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2013覆檢 (link) (1st report)
記 錄 員: 0072 Alice 隊員
記 錄 日 期: 5/10/2013
Alice 隊員報告: 保養大致良好, 但略縑皇冠紋理唔清晰, 和OFFICE字樣油漆油到一 pat pat.

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2012覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0037 小溫隊員

記 錄 日 期: 17/1/2013

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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: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 06/10/2011

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2011覆檢(link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 08/06/2011

地 點: 牛池灣 觀塘道 啟德大廈 (on Google Map)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire

P1070001 P1070009 P1070004 P1070007 P1070005 P1070006 P1070002

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Earlier Report

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地 點:牛池灣 觀塘道 啟德大廈

記 錄 日 期: 9/5/2009

記 錄 員  : 002黃少苦隊員

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記 錄 員: 003 狗邦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 30/06/2018

地 點: 九龍 何文田 登巴道 嘉齡道 交界  (on Google Map, 經緯度 Coordinates: 22°19′ 18.84″ 114°10′ 49.01″)

QEII (ERII) 伊利沙伯二世 (1952-)

Manufacturer: Carron Company, Stirlingshire

2009 Earlier Reports: link

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2017覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0096小吉士隊員

記 錄 日 期: 3/12/2017

小吉士隊員報告: 郵筒的​君主徽號和基座有明顯的銹蝕情況出現。

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2016覆檢 (link

記 錄 員: 0090 Yan隊員

記 錄 日 期: 18/12/2016

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2015覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0090 Yan隊員

記 錄 日 期: 21/11/2015

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2014覆檢 (link

記 錄 員: 009 袁米高隊員

記 錄 日 期: 19/10/2014

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2013覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 009 袁米高隊員

記 錄 日 期: 13/10/2013
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2012覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 009 袁米高隊員

記 錄 日 期: 11/11/2012

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2011覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長 + 003 狗邦隊員

記 錄 日 期: 28/05/2011

P1060950 P1060953

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搜索隊回報 – 郵筒256

*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: 0064 Katy隊員

記 錄 日 期: 25/4/2018

地 點: 南丫島 – 索罟灣 (on Google Map, 經緯度 Co-ordinates: 22°12′ 20.09″ 114°7′ 53.21″)

KGV 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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2017覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0052 richyanyan隊員

記 錄 日 期: 5/10/2017

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2016覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0052 richyanyan隊員

記 錄 日 期: 17/11/2016

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2016覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0083 Florence隊員

記 錄 日 期: 1/10/2016

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記 錄 員: 0037小溫隊員

記 錄 日 期: 11/02/2016

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2015覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0043 慧慧隊員

記 錄 日 期: 21/10/2015

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2014覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長 + 0066 小丙丙 隊員

記 錄 日 期: 29/12/2014

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2013覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長

記 錄 日 期: 11/12/2013

註:郵政署守諾已於2013年第1季完成復修,謝謝。

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記 錄 員: 0052  Richyanyan隊員

記 錄 日 期: 7/3/2013

地 點: 南丫島 – 索罟灣 (on Google Map)

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2012覆檢 (link)

記 錄 員: 0052  Richyanyan隊員

記 錄 日 期: 30/12/2012

註:與先前記錄比較,筒上的油漆已褪色了很多及銹蹟班班。 

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註:2011年11月20日的蘋果日報報導,錯誤引述搜索隊有關索罟灣郵筒資料,搜索隊其實沒有說過此郵筒已被銷毀。

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2011覆檢(link)

記 錄 員: 005 Kiwi隊員

記 錄 日 期: 25/11/2011

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記 錄 員: 0052  Richyanyan隊員

記 錄 日 期: 08/05/2011

地 點: 南丫島 – 索罟灣 (on Google Map)

KGV 佐治五世 (1910-1936)

Manufacturer: Unknown

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30 June 2010

最初是貪得意講笑,話要成立搜索隊,完全冇諗過咁多人有興趣,亦冇諗過可以救到啲舊郵筒。

但係誤打誤撞,當我地喺2010年1月發現一個半年前(2009年8月),我地幫佢影相時重好地地嘅英皇佐治五世(1910-1936)郵筒,即將喺索罟灣被拆走,我地就好想幫佢做番啲野,所以就寫咗兩次信去報紙嘈香港郵政。

但係香港郵政企硬話個筒太舊冇得救,所以我地已經諗住要同佢忍著淚說 goodbye!

然後隔咗一排,長春社開始要求保育郵筒(我地都有幫手,重上埋報紙添)。最初香港郵政都係唔似會啋。

但係到六月終於有好消息,佢地話會研究保育嘅方法。今次佢地似係講真,因為佢地搵建築署修復咗索罟灣郵筒,並重新安放原址。

所以真係好開心,好在當初我地冇偷懶,因為想為自己嘅地方嘅歷史做番啲野,所以就去搜索,去寫信嘈,冇諗住要有什麼成果,但係又失驚無神做到啲成績!

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郵筒 256

地 點: 南丫島 – 索罟灣

記 錄 日 期: 08/2009

記 錄 員 : 002 黃少苦隊員

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30/1/2010 檸檬頭隊長 重訪時驚見此郵筒似即將退役。

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修復咗嘅索罟灣郵筒,並重新安放原址

Note: a new rectangular box (in front and under red wraps) apparently installed previously to replace the old one looks set to be removed now after the reinstallation of the old pillar one.

Photo by 0043慧慧隊員 on 27/6/2010

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*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.

P1090155   8112824525_b3ae48bf2b_b   4566683161_1abab82da6_z   8112832924_fca4ed7d62_b

 

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記 錄 員: 0095四眼仔隊員

記 錄 日 期: 19/4/2018

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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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)

PB182103 PB182101 PB182108 PB182096 PB182093 PB182095 PB182105 PB182107
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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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記 錄 員: 001 檸檬頭隊長記 錄 日 期: 9/3/2012P1080507 P1080506 P1080508 P1080509

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。)

P1070890 P1070891

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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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Uncategorized

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: 0095四眼仔隊員

記 錄 日 期: 19/4/2018

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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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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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

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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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P4161282

P4161283  P4161284 P4161280 P4161285 P4161287 P4161286

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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

472671_3569081223382_1163517144_33454064_76919546_o

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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.

P1070300 P1070298 P1070301

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

P1030188 P1030191 P1030190 P1030195

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