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Pantone Mailboxes from Postboxes UK

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Pantone mailboxes from Postboxes UK

Pantone mailboxes from Postboxes UK

As you would expect from the nation’s leading manufacturer and supplier of banks of quality

What RAL colour is a British red pillar box? Post Boxes UK investigates

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

What RAL colour is a British red pillar box? Post Boxes UK investigates

What RAL colour is a British red pillar box? Post Boxes UK investigates

 

One of the most common questions we are asked by clients and interested members of the public is, what RAL colour is the traditional British red pillar box? It never fails to amaze us how many times we are asked, and how many visitors to our website ask the question. It got to the stage where we decided to do something about it, so with camera and RAL colour chart at the ready (and a brolley!!) we ventured out.

 

RAL pillar box red

Below you will see four images, taken by Post Boxes UK, holding up the 4 relevant pages from RAL colour chart next to a Royal Mail red pillar box, located on Bridle Lane, Streetly, Sutton Coldfield.

The first image shows the RAL colours of (in descending order) RAL2011, RAL2012, RAL3000, RAL3001, and RAL3002.

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Image 1 – Red RAL Pillar Box

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The second image shows the RAL colours of RAL3011, RAL3012, RAL3013, RAL3014 and RAL3015.

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Image 2 – Red RAL Pillar Box

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The third image shows the RAL colours of RAL3016, RAL3017, RAL3018, RAL3020 and RAL3022.

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Image 3 – Red RAL Pillar Box

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And the fourth and final image shows the RAL colours of RAL3027, RAL3028, RAL3031, RAL4001 and RAL4002.

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Image 4 – Red RAL Pillar Box

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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