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A Fine Pair # 1269 ~ Bearsden

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Hidden : 12/26/2018
2 out of 5
2 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Number 1269 in a series of caches where a red telephone box is in close proximity to a post box.

The only rules are that they have to be able to be photographed together, be not more than 100’ apart and the phone boxes have to be red.

Although this phone box is not in use, you can still obtain numbers from inside it. 

From the Post Box. 

What is the number which is repeated in the Post Box number. This is A.

How many digits are in the phone number. Deduct 2 from this number. This is B.


From the Phone Box.

Look at the phone number of the Post Office. Add the 3rd and 7th numbers together. This is C.

Add the numbers in the Post Code of the Post Office. This is D.

What is the last number of the International Code for Australia. This is E.

Look at the International Code for Ireland Republic. Ignoring the zeros, multiply the 1st and 3rd numbers together. This is F.


The cache can be found at N55 55.ABC W004 19.DEF

Check sum for Northerly is 16, and for Westerly 19.




The Fine Pair series was originally started by wizardsmum but is now managed by mattd2k

If anybody would like to place 'A Fine Pair' of their own please do. I would just ask that you first visit to request a number to avoid any duplication

mattd2k also keeps a public Bookmark List of this series. Once your cache is published please contact him via to have yours added

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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