Second day use of Uniform Fourpenny Post with Edinburgh handstruck 4, 6th December 1839The Uniform Fourpenny Post was a short-lived uniform pre-paid letter rate in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland that lasted for only 36 days from 5 December 1839 until 9 January 1840. The Uniform Fourpenny Post was the first component of the comprehensive reform of the Royal Mail that took place in the 19th century to the Royal Mail postal service.

Second day use of Uniform Fourpenny Post with Edinburgh handstruck 4, 6th December 1839
The Uniform Fourpenny Post was a short-lived uniform pre-paid letter rate in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland that lasted for only 36 days from 5 December 1839 until 9 January 1840. The Uniform Fourpenny Post was the first component of the comprehensive reform of the Royal Mail that took place in the 19th century to the Royal Mail postal service.