Saturday, September 27, 2014

the utility box


It looks like it's been awhile since this utility box was painted so as to make it more attractive than just a dull steel box.  The PTT stands for Postes (as in Post Office), Télégraphes et Téléphones which was the name of the old French consolidated telecommunications utility.  However over time, technologies and organizations evolved, and the PTT no longer exists.  Today we have La Poste and France Télécom.

3 comments:

  1. The paintjob does need a freshening up.

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  2. It still has that shabby chic charm Stuart.. only in France oui :)

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  3. And now France Télécom is Orange.

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