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S/5744 Antique Treen Late Victorian Perpetual Postal Ruler and Calendar

An unusual perpetual postal ruler and calendar, having various postal rules, months and days of the week printed on paper, with a vacant central panel which reads, 'from October 1886, the charge for telegrams will be 6d (2.5p) for 12 words including name and address and a half penny for each additional word'. One end revolves showing the days of the week and can be adjusted as necessary. It is an interesting relic of the Post Office.

Sold 9 in. (23.5 cm.) Wide
1 in. (2.5 cm.) Diameter English Circa 1885