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Senior Preston Lancashire Victorian Senior Police Officer - Original Cabinet Photograph, circa 1890s

This fine looking chap could well be the Chief Constable of Preston Police (but happy to be corrected!). He wears a ceremonial sword from waist belt and whistle and chain. Some wear to one corner of the card and the edges, but the photographic image itself is in very good condition.

By the early 1870s, cartes de visite were supplanted by "cabinet cards," which were also usually albumen prints, but larger, mounted on cardboard backs measuring 110 mm by 170 mm. Cabinet cards remained popular into the early 20th century.

Code: 57876Price: 18.00 GBP


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Original WW1 era Postcard of Royal Marines RM Bandmaster Miller

Great image and he appears to be wearing the bugle above the globe and laurel on his peaked cap indicating he was RMLI. The reverse advertises the concerts in honour of the French Fleet and the fact that one of his own compositions, L'Entente Cordiale would be played.

Postally unused but ex Skegness Postcard library. In very good condition.

Code: 57875Price: 8.00 GBP


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WW1 vintage original postcard of Royal Navy Sailor of HMS Vernon posing next a Naval Brigade style gun

Postally unused and in good condition. An interesting image of an older Petty Officer. He is wearing crossed axes on the right arm. A few stains to reverse and the word Navy in pencil.

Code: 57874Price: 6.00 GBP


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Original Cabinet Photograph - Portrait of a Victorian Hampshire Regiment Soldier

Large cabinet card with mounted photograph of a soldier of the Hampshire Regiment taken in Bristol, mot probably pre 1900. Collar badges clearly visible as well as curved brass Hampshire Shoulder title. He seems to be wearing extra large good conduct badges on his left forearm. Corners a bit bashed and some wear to image, especially at the edges. Blank reverse.

Code: 57873Price: 10.00 GBP


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Captain of the Volunteers pre 1908 wearing his EDVII Volunteer Decoration

Edwardian photo, cut to an oval shape, no doubt for display in an album or frame. No clue as to the unit. Interested in any identification please. Image is about as sharp as my photos so finding it hard to identify the Shoulder Belt Plate other than it is a stringed bugle in a wreath, which has been blackened. EVII cypher on Decoration. Other medal possibly a Vol LS medal as it has a plain ribbon. Circa 14cm tall.

Code: 57872Price: 7.00 GBP


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H.M.S. Good Hope Black & White Postcard- Sunk in Action at Coronel November 1914

An English produced card by Gale & Polden Ltd with written address and message to the reverse. Minor corner wear otherwise in good condition.

HMS Good Hope ( ex- ' Africa ' renamed Oct 1899 ), an armoured cruiser which was sunk in action at the Battle of Coronel on 1st November 1914.


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Code: 57695Price: 14.00 GBP


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South Africa - Young Zulu Warriors Early Edwardian Sepia Black and White Postcard

Postally unused, in very good condition with minor corner wear. South African photographer, Schaefer & Traill, Cape Town, Box No 1205. A good image of a very long knobkierie stick club being held by one of them. I have photo edited /lightened one of the photos to show the detail..

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Code: 57694Price: 20.00 GBP


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A WW1 Christmas 1914 postcard from King George V ( in Naval Uniform ) and Queen Mary for Overseas Troops

As well as the 1914 Christmas Gift Box, another Royal gift distributed to the BEF and Naval Forces on Christmas Day was a sepia coloured postcard. It carried a printed‑photograph (by W & D Downey ) of the King and Queen. On the back of it was this message, "With our best wishes for Christmas 1914. May God protect you and bring you home safe'. In very good condition. No central fold as often found from storage in the gift box. Scarce.

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Code: 57553Price: 55.00 GBP


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A WW1 Christmas 1914 postcard from King George V ( in Army Uniform ) and Queen Mary for Overseas Troops

As well as the 1914 Christmas Gift Box, another Royal gift distributed to the BEF and Royal Navy on Christmas Day was a sepia coloured postcard. It carried a printed‑photograph (by W & D Downey ) of the King and Queen. On the back of it was this message, "With our best wishes for Christmas 1914. May God protect you and bring you home safe'. In very good condition, except for a slight pressure crease near the left hand side of Queen Mary's head. No central fold as sometimes found from storage in the gift box. Scarce.

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Code: 57552Price: 45.00 GBP


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Boer War - Coloured Photographic Postcard Cavalry Scouts - South Africa Kit

Postally unusued, EFA Military Series, in excellent condition. Pencil note to reverse " Boer War "

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