Victorian: Queen Victoria #postbox in Windsor, England. The first pillar postboxes were erected in Jersey, in 1852. In1856, Richard Redgrave of the Department of Science & Art designed an ornate pillar postbox for use in London and other cities. Green was adopted as the standard color for the early Victorian postboxes.The first boxes to be painted red were in London, in July 1874.
Tom Baker, David Tennant and Patrick Troughton are to feature on a special set of Royal Mail stamps in 2013. The collection marks the 50th anniversary of sci-fi show Doctor Who, with all 11 Doctors getting their own first class stamp. Four of the show's most notorious villains, including the Daleks and the Cybermen, star on the second class set.