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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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Boer War - Coloured Photographic Postcard 13th Hussars Trumpeter - South Africa Kit

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

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Boer War - Coloured Photographic Postcard 2nd Dragoons ( Scots Greys ) in South Africa Kit

Postally unusued, EFA Military Series, very good condition with minor edge wear, Interesting to see the coloured pagri band. Pencil note to reverse " Boer War "

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Code: 57501Price: 10.00 GBP


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A moment in time, the huge mine is denotated on the 1st July 1916 Somme

A large press photo of the moment when the mine tunneled under the Hzeawthorn Redoubt, ten minutes prior to zero and the assault on Beamount Hamel, 1st July 1916. The size of the explosion is quite extraordinary. Circa 8.5 inches by 6.5 inches. Some impression damage to the sky and and corner and edge damage, but on the whole in reasonable condition.

B34.5

Code: 57420Price: 15.00 GBP


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WW1 Propaganda Art Postcard - Flags That Helped the Motherland

Postally used with a cancellation stamp of 20th December 1918 with a printed message to the reverse concerning the triumphant close of the war. Some corner stress but generally in good condition.

B34.4

Code: 57416Price: 8.00 GBP


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WW1 Humerous Propaganda Tuck 's Oilette Art Postcard - German High Seas Fleet, patrolling the German ( ?) Ocean

A fleet remarkable by its absence, a humorous poke at the effective job that the North Sea British Fleet was doing post Jutland in keeping the German Fleet bottled up in the Baltic. Postally unused and in good condition for age. Not seen this one before.

B34.2

Code: 57415Price: 10.00 GBP

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