"The Dear Dolly" Series of Postally Used Boer War Generals Original Postcards
A series of postally used postcards, all addressed to "Dear Dolly" from Harry, and all sent in 1904 from London to an Eastbourne Address. All a bit grubby and all sepia, postally used and one each for Lt-Col Baden Powell, General Sir Redvers Buller, Sir George White VC and Major General Lord Kitchener. Still, I thought it was important to keep them together. A nice set. read more
Lord Roberts Original Boer War Vintage Original Postcard
Postally unused, sepia finish, one corner crease and minor corner wear, a few grubby marks otherwise in very good condition.
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Original Raphael Tuck Art Postcard Boer War Final Peace concluded 1902
Postally used and EDVII cancelled stamp dated 1902. Sent to a Portuguese address in Lisbon. In very good condition for age. Artistic portraits of Lord Kitchener (wearing a black arm band to commemorate death of Queen Victoria) and the Boer War Generals, De Wet, Botha and Delarey. Quote from William Shakespeare below giving credit to the enemy below: "I would rather have such men as my frien... read more
Original Boer War Hand-tinted colour Scenery Postcard - Boer Gun Position facing the tragic headland of Spion Kop
A card made in Durban, South Africa, postally used but postal stamp has been removed - somewhat appropriately addressed to a Liverpool address. In very good condition for age.
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Original Boer War Patriotic Art Postcard Postally Used 1900
Postally used, Queen Victoria stamp cancelled with a postal date of 29th March 1900 and received in Germany with a cancellation two days later. In very good condition. Sent from Bayswater, London W1 to a Berlin address.
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Original Raphael Tuck Art Postcard Boer War Peace Declaration 1900
In superb condition for age, postally unused, no foxing no damage or creases. Patriotic illustration originally published in the 'Daily Graphic' depicting surrender of Boer Forces at Pretoria on 31st May 1900. However, a costly guerrilla war was to continue for the next 18 months.
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WW2 Royal Air Force Comforts Committee Original Aircrew Knitting Pattern for Gloves, Mittens, Balaclava Helmet and Flying Gloves
I just love this, and here is the key to getting somebody who knits to make you some of your own! Full instructions for those in the know about how to make these wonderful WW2 RAF comforts, published by the RAD Comforts Committee Voluntary Workers organisation. 4 pages, A5 size. However you will have to get hold of Sirdar Majestic Knitting wool and RAF knitting wool (which was specially issu... read more
WW1 Officers Map Lens (11) France - Attributed to Captain W G Clark RFA
No 11 in the series of twelve large scale foldable maps covering France and Belgium, this one covering the Lens area which included Arras, Bapaume and of course Lens. Map itself is clean and intact, the linen covers are grubby from service use and foxed with age. It is not a trench map as it does not have trenches marked on it.
Captain W G Clark was an officer in the Royal Fi... read more
Set of Three WW1 Postcards related to the Zeebrugge Raid, Belgium on St George's Day 1918
A set of three original post cards depicting different scenes of the aftermath of the Royal Navy's raid on Zeebrugge on St George's Day, 23rd April 1918. Postally unused and in good condition. Taken by a Brussels photographer.
The raid began with a diversion against the mile-long Zeebrugge mole. The attack was led by an old cruiser, Vindictive, with two Mersey ferries, Daffodil... read more
WW1 - Scarce full set of 6 original black and white propaganda photographs relating to the sinking of the SS Lusitania
The full set of six cards, some wear and marks, including corner creases to some, but a scarce set of six cards which are numbered from 1 to 6 in the bottom right corners, the final one entitled " The last plunge ". The printed text on the reverse is very emotive language which I am not going to repeat here, but you can see it for yourselves in the accompanying photos of the lot. Postally unu... read more