Postcard - Red Pillar Box at Singapore Philatelic Museum
The first such box was introduced in 1873. Today, this pillar box is the sole survivor of its kind in Singapore. It now serves as a landmark of the Singapore Philatelic Museum.
Postcard - Lamp Posting Box
Lamp posting boxes were first used in 1896. They were designed to be attached to street lamps or telegraph poles, but were also found attached to their own poles and even set in walls.
Postcard - Colonial Postman Uniform
The khaki-coloured uniform is made of cotton, which required the use of starch to stiffen before ironing it. It also features metal buttons that are removable.
Postcard - Singapore Philatelic Museum
This building houses the Singapore Philatelic Museum. Today, it is gazetted as a historical building, retaining its original façade and most of its architectural features.
Postcard - Postal Scale
This 19th century small letter scale and weights were one of the earliest used in the Post Office.
Postcard - Postal Bag
This vogue looking bag was a standard postal bag issued to postmen during the 1960s. It is made of canvas and fastened with leather strips.