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its the phone box thats sitting at a funny angle not my camera, i know thats a regular issue for me but this time i checked with the spirit level!!! once again nicked from Wikipeda: The red telephone box, a public telephone kiosk designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, is a familiar sight on the streets of the United Kingdom, Malta, Bermuda and Gibraltar, and despite a reduction in their numbers in recent years, red boxes can still be seen in many places and current or ex-British Colonies around the world.
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Iconic British red K6 phone box with button A and button B controls for payment for calls. Designed to and introduced to commemorate the silver jubilee of King George V in 1935, the K6 was an extension of the original K1 designed by by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1924.
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A classically attractive example of the original Gilbert Scott design for the second generation telephone kiosks; the K2 evolved into the smaller, ubiquitous K6, with differently designed window panes so common in town and country landscapes for so long but now permanently at risk first from the design being unsuitable for modern operations and ultimately from pure redudnancy in the face of mobile phone technology. The majority of the K2s that remain are in bigger towns and cities like this one in London
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This is a rare surviving variation of the Gilbert Scott successful 20th. century range of designs for telephone kiosks. Based on the K2 design the K4 combined stamp vending facilities as well as telephone communication.
Pair of K6 Telephone Kiosks in Tunsgate, Guildford, Surrey, UK. Designed in 1935 by Sir Gilbert Scott. Cast Iron with Elizabeth 11 crowns to top panels and margin glazing to windows and doors. Listed Grade 11.
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K2 Telephone Kiosk outside former HM Treasury building, Great George Street, London. Designed 1927 by Giles Gilbert Scott. Cast Iron, domed roof with perforated crowns to top panel, glazing bars to windows and doors. Listed Grade 11.
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