WW1 Original and unique Ink and Watercolour Patriotic Art postcard - Has Anyone Seen A German Band!
A naive but amusing comic patriotic postcard. Most likely the only one of its type, drawn and painted by an unknown person on pre printed postcard. Postally unused, but pen comments to reverse.
A179.2 (2/2) read more
WW1 RNVR London Division Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Original Portrait Postcard
A wonderful image of a sailor of the RNVR London Division. Signed in ink "With Love Ditch". Postally unused. Ilford photographer. In superb condition.
The Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve was formed in 1903. At first the ribbons bore 'R.N. /crown over anchor/ V.R.' but in 1909 the name of the division to which the man belonged was included. i.e. 'R.N.V.R./crown over anchor/LO... read more
The 'Missing' West Hartlepool Boer War Memorial Black & White Postcard
An original glossy finish black and white photographic postcard, postally unused. Light corner wear and light creasing but in good overall condition.
Over 50 years ago the stature was stolen. Folks in the region are in the process of raising funds to fund a replacement, see:
https://www.angloboerwar.com/forum/17-memorials-and-monuments/30968-west-hartlepool-cou... read more
Early original postcard portrait of a Peninsula & Orient ( P & O ) Steam Navigation Company Deck Officer Cadet
Postally unused. Portrait study. The writing to the front looks like it was written by the subject " A. V. France ". It does not look like a photographer's I.D. to me. Crease to top right corner, some minor wear to top edge, reverse a little grubby, otherwise in very good condition.
Junior Officers often started very young in the Company, which preferred to do its own trainin... read more
WW1 Original Postcard - Officer Royal Fusiliers, Crowborough photographer
Portrait study of an unidentified officer of the Royal Fusiliers, as determined from hjs OSD collar badges and regimental pattern buttons. Postally unused, taken in UK as photographer is from Crowborough. In very good condition. The flash has distorted the image slightly, it is better than shown here. read more
Peninsular & Oriental ( P&O ) Steam Navigation Company SS Kaisar-I-Hind Letter Picture Card
An original unused letter card with containing sepia printed photographs of the ship itself and four images of the magnificently appointed saloons, smoking and dining rooms. Slight foxing and staining to the outside, but contents in good clean condition, Scarce.
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Pre WW1 Edwardian Coloured Postcard - British Royal Navy Fleet in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Postally unused, Canadian Souvenir Postcard, printed in Toronto. Some minor corner and edge wear. Message on reverse. Good condition and scarce. read more
WW1 Original Postcard Black and White Portraits - Worcestershire Regiment - Battle Patches
Postally unused, Worcester photographer, clear image of cap badges, private on right appears to be sporting a rectangular flash, the one on left, possibly a circular one, but less obvious. Slight light crease in centre of space above heads and slight corner edge wear otherwise in very good condition.
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Edwardian Grenadier Guards Bugler Mounted Infantry Coloured Photographic Card
An early Edwardian Coloured Oilette Photographic Postcard. Postally unused, very minor edge wear otherwise in very good condition. Scarce.
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WW1 Comic Home Front Rations Art Postcard
Postally used, GV stamp, postmark looks like July 1918. Bit grubby but in good condition with only minor corner bruising, but has writing on both front and back. We usually think of rationing as a WW2 phenomenon, but the German submarine efforts in WW1 almost brought Britain to its our knees. read more