London's Lord Mayor makes an appeal for people to post their Christmas parcels early to avoid the rush.
Item title reads - Lord Mayor's example.
M/S of London's Lord Mayor, Sir Frank Bowater, sat at his desk which is piled high with parcels, three postmen stand with him, one has a sack ready. The mayor stands up and makes a speech about all the extra men employed for the Christmas rush and urges everyone to post early as he is doing. The postman says he is grateful for the example and hopes people will follow it. M/S of sign saying 'Post early this Christmas' on the side of the post van. M/S as sacks are loaded on and the door shut. M/S as it drives away.