Dick's Spring

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Dick's Spring

#1 Postby Box Hunter » Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:18 pm

I stumbled across the old Dick's Spring box last week (catalogue number 570, but no longer listed). The ammo tin was a jagged pile of rusty metal, the book rotting and the stamp (the same one I first found in 1992) wrapped in a plastic bag. I've removed everything but the stamp and bag as it was just litter, but does anyone know who owns this box? It could do with a little TLC.
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#2 Postby The Restells » Sat Feb 25, 2012 7:47 pm

ah - happily there is the equivalent of a good fairy for letterboxes!

THE DARTMOOR LETTERBOX MAINTENANCE SERVICE is offered by Rob and Tracey Jones who walk as Two Left Feet. Send them a copy of your circular walk and they will visit the boxes and undertake on site repairs to the stamps, check condition and concealment of the boxes, replace damaged boxes, and replace full, wet or damaged books and return them to you free of charge. Contact them on tel. number 01752 296006 robert-jones@virginmedia.com Rob and Tracey are also happy to adopt any boxes that you feel you are unable to maintain, please contact them if you would like this free service

just magic :)
Stamping the moor one box at a time :)

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#3 Postby The Sly Fox » Mon Mar 12, 2012 1:14 am

I have never heard such a thing ... magical :D
This fox is the hunter, not the hunted !!
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