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Location - THE SUSPENSION BRIDGE - From Bangor, Gwynedd - to the town of Menai Bridge, Anglesey - North Wales
Date: - before 1907
Size in mm (approx): - 140 x 88
Publisher: Frith's Series
Publisher's Card No: - not numbered
Used: A ½d green stamp of Edward VII cancelled MENAI BRIDGE ANGLESEY MY 28 07 addressed to Robinson, Rhyl
Condition: Light wear to the corners
Further Information: The bridge crosses the Menai Strait and carries 2-way vehicular traffic and used to include artics as well. Today it is the island's 2nd bridge, the first (in usage terms) is the Britannia Bridge which is just visible in the middle ground. The bridge was built by Thomas Telford and opened in 1826 allowing the London to HolyHead road (A5) to cross the water. It was an important bridge as it allowed access to the ferry services to Ireland.

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