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TOPOGRAPHICAL POSTCARDS (UNITED KINGDOM)

Bunny Vicarage (1947) BUNNY (BUNNY001)
Bunny Vicarage. Printed card published by E.H. Hill, The Post Office, Bunny, Notts. Bill Metcalf wrote "Many thanks for yours and wishing you a very Happy Christmas and every blessing in 1948" The card has light corner ⁄ edge wear
£ 3
Dulwich Village 1906 DULWICH (UK036)
Dulwich Village, The Fountain. The British Mirror Series No 109 ⁄ 3. The card has a 1906 postmark over a 1d red postage stamp. It was sent by Maggie at 18 Oakhurst Grove, East Dulwich, S.E. to Mlle M. Tournier, 1 Avenue de la Republique, Tassin−La Demi Lune, Rhone, France. Light crease and light corner wear
£ 5
Haywards Heath HAYWARDS HEATH (UK038)
The Green. This card has not been posted and has light corner wear
£ 4
Haywards Heath HAYWARDS HEATH (UK039)
South Road. This card has not been posted and has light corner wear
£ 4
Heighington HEIGHINGTON (Durham) (UK050)
View from Church Tower. Real photograph by Goldstraw. The card has a Darlington postmark dated 1961 and is addressed to 2 Eglentine Cottages, Swinton Grange, Malton, Yorkshire. The stamp has been removed and the card has corner wear ⁄ creases
£ 6
Heighington HEIGHINGTON (Durham) (UK051)
The Green. Printed postcard. The card is addressed to 2 Eglentine Cottages, Swinton Grange, Malton, Yorkshire. The stamp has been removed and the card has light corner wear
£ 6
Hemel Hempstead, Bridge over Marlowes HEMEL HEMPSTEAD (UK040)
Postcard Series No 2 ⁄ 3. Midland Railway Hemel Hempstead Branch, Bridge over Marlowes c. 1940. REPRODUCTION by Hertfordshire Library Service of an old postcard. The card has not been posted and is in good condition
£ 2
Hemel Hempstead, Lower High Street HEMEL HEMPSTEAD (UK041)
Postcard Series No 2 ⁄ 1. Lower High Street c. 1891. REPRODUCTION by Hertfordshire Library Service of an old postcard. The card has not been posted and is in good condition
£ 2
Hemel Hempstead, High Street HEMEL HEMPSTEAD (UK042)
Postcard Series No 2 ⁄ 2. High Street c. 1949. REPRODUCTION by Hertfordshire Library Service of an old postcard. The card has not been posted and is in good condition
£ 2
Jumbles near Bolton JUMBLES (Nr Bolton) (UK031)
Game Keeper´s Cottage. Knowsley Series printed postcard published by G.H. Barlow. The card has a Bolton postmark dated 1910 and is addressed to Miss Elise Pretty, C ⁄ o Miss Groome, The Willows, Earl Soham, Framlingham, Suffolk. Corner wear
£ 3
KETTLETHORPE
Yorkshire
KETTLETHORPE (Yorkshire) (UK052)
Original Chantry Front. Printed postcard published by H. Law, Wakefield. The card has a Wakefield postmark dated 1917 but the postage stamp has been removed. Corner ⁄ edge wear
When the Chantry Chapel of St. Mary the Virgin, Wakefield was restored the original front was sold to the Norton family and erected at Kettlethorpe Hall. It is believed to have been destroyed by vandals in the 1990´s
£ 5
Largs, Main Street from Pier Head LARGS (UK043)
Main Street from Pier Head. This printed card has a 1963 postmark and a QE2 pink "Freedom from hunger campaign" 2½d stamp. Light wear
£ 3
Crystal Palace LONDON (UK008)
Crystal Palace. This card has a Chelsea postmark dated 11th April 1910. Light corner wear ⁄ heavy postmark
£ 2
Maidenhead Bridge MAIDENHEAD (UK032)
Maidenhead Bridge. Real photographic postcard from The Thames Valley Real Photographic Series (Eastman and Sons, Photographers &c., Maidenhead) The card has not been posted and is in good condition. It has two v. small marks on the back where album tabs have been removed
£ 5
Menteith (Lake) MENTEITH (UK016)
Lake of Menteith and the Island of Inchmahome. The card has an Aberfoyle postmark dated October 1925 and is addressed to James Petrie, Edlington Moor Farm, Stixwould, Lincs. Light corner wear
£ 1
Rye, Landgate RYE (UK019)
Landgate. Judges RP. Not posted. VGC
£ 1
Salcombe, Bolt Head SALCOMBE (UK020)
Bolt Head. Judges. Not posted. VGC
£ 1
Scarborough, North Bay SCARBOROUGH (UK021)
Corner Cafe, Promenade and North Shore. Light corner wear
£ 3
Scarborough, Church Parade SCARBOROUGH (UK046)
Church Parade. Ashworth´s Series Real Photograph. This card has a Scarborough postmark dated August 1909 and is addressed to 81 Wake Road, Nether Edge, Sheffield. Jack wrote "My Dear Lil, We have just arrived here 7.30 and they have made their mind up to stay here for the night and leave for home again in the morning. We had lunch on the roadside chicken rotten mellon for deserts rotten and then a cup of tea extra. I am nearly mad with toothache and have been to a chemist for some stuff but I am going to the Empire if it kills me. There will be 3 of us in one bedroom the boss, son and me so I will have to behave myself" Good condition
£ 5
Seaview, Isle of Wight SEAVIEW (UK025)
Isle of Wight, The Duver "Sunshine Series" Real Photo. Not posted. VGC
£ 1
Silverdale, Townsfield SILVERDALE (UK047)
Townsfield. Pub. No. 16533. This card has a small, single ring Bramhall postmark dated August 10th 1907 and is addressed to Denton Road, Hooley Hill. The message reads "Dear Henry, Letter and cheques received. Yes Mrs H attends to all repairs in Hulme. Hoping you will have a good time in "furrin parts" Kind regards, Yours sincerely, Kate" Light corner wear
£ 5
South Shields, Marine Parks SOUTH SHIELDS (UK048)
Marine Parks from N., South Shields. This card has not been posted and has light general wear
£ 4
Uppingham UPPINGHAM (UK049)
Uppingham from London Road. This card has not been posted and is in good condition
£ 5
Wimborne High Street WIMBORNE (UK033)
High Street. Real photograph by Thunder and Clayden of Bournemouth. Motor vehicles pictured include a ‘Curry´s’ motor van (Reg No. SME510), a ‘Cheddar Cheese Straws’ motor van (Reg No. LYD702), a Triumph motor car (Reg No. COT880) and others. Businesses include The Crown Hotel and Albion Hotel. This card has not been posted and is in good condition
£ 12
Windermere WINDERMERE (UK027)
Waterhead. Real Photograph. Unclear postmark over 1d red KGVstamp. Good condition
£ 2
Wroxham WROXHAM (UK028)
Judges No 8936. 1928 postmark. Good condition
£ 1
Unidentified House UNIDENTIFIED HOUSE (UK029)
Postcard size photograph. Unknown location. Good condition
£ 2

 
OTHER COUNTRIES

BELGIUM
 
Bruxelles Spa Zillebeke
 
BRUXELLES (BELG001) Jardin Botanique. Desaix, Bruxelles. The card has not been posted and is in good condition

SPA (BELG002) Pres de Balmoral. The card has not been posted and is in good condition

ZILLEBEKE (BELG003) Hill 60 Memorial. The Queen Victoria´s Rifles. Ern. Thill, Bruxelles, serie 19, No 69. The card has not been posted and is in good condition
 
Price for 3 cards £ 2
 
 
FRANCE
 
Boulogne Sur Mer Chartres
 
BOULOGNE SUR MER (FRAN001) Depart du Bateau de Folkestone. LL No 55. Stamp removed. Light wear

CHARTRES (FRAN002) Les fleches de la Cathedrale. Coll. A.D, phot. The card has not been posted and is in good condition
 
Price for 2 cards £ 2
 

 
USA

USA. Luna Island Bridge LUNA ISLAND BRIDGE (USA001)
The card has not been posted (a one cent stamp was required for domestic postage) Good condition
£ 3
USA. Brockton Fair BROCKTON FAIR (USA002)
The card has not been posted (a one cent stamp was required for domestic postage) Light corner wear
£ 4

 
FAMILY HISTORY

  ASHTON
Donington on Bain connection − SEE LINCOLNSHIRE EPHEMERA
 
Rose Atkinson ATKINSON, ROSE (FHIST009)
Postcard size photograph by unknown photographer. Message on back reads "To Dear Mother. With love from Rose" Surname unconfirmed but believed correct. Good condition
£ 3
Tom Atkinson ATKINSON, TOM (FHIST001)
Sherburn Poaching Affray. Tom Atkinson, The Murdered Gamekeeper. This card has a small, single−ring Driffield postmark dated 13th March 1905. It is addressed to George Eden, 96th Battery R.F.A., 19th Brigade, North Camp, Aldershot and was sent by Mrs Eden. The stamp has been removed and the corners are damaged
Back of Card
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£ 27
Gildersleeves GILDERSLEEVES BOARDING ESTABLISHMENT (FHIST026)
Photograph by W.J. Willmett, Pier Photographer, Works Pelham Crescent, Hastings. The card has a 1912 postmark and a ½d green postage stamp and is addressed to Miss Osborn, 1 Church Road, Park Hill Road, Haverstock Hill, Hampstead. "Dear Miss Osborn. I will soon be with you all again hoping to find you all in the best of health. My holiday has gone much too quick. All news Monday. Much love to you all. Yours sincerely, E. Underwood" Corner wear
£ 12
Vi Thistleton THISTLETON (FHIST002)
Vi Thistleton? Postcard size photograph by unknown photographer. Message on back reads "1921. Vi, age 7, taken at Thurlby in aunt Roses (garden?)" Surname unconfirmed but believed correct
The photograph has light wear
The following extract is from Bourne School Records "Violet Thistleton, Admission Number 172, Date of Admission 1.4.1921, Date of Birth 29.3.1914, Parent or Guardian Arthur, Address 32 Eastgate, Last School Attended Infants, Date of Last Attendance 4.4.1928, Cause of Leaving 14 yrs old"
£ 5
Jim Lane LANE, JIM (FHIST004)
Postcard size photograph by unknown photographer. Message on back reads "Sincere Regards, Jim Lane, Nov 15th 1911" Good condition
£ 3
Eddie Bowers BOWERS, EDDIE (FHIST006)
Photograph measuring approx. 14.5cms x 9.5cms by un−named photographer. Message reads "To Dear Mrs Maples. Sincere good wishes. Yours faithfully, Eddie Bowers 1929" The picture has light corner ⁄ edge wear
£ 4
Bessie ‘BESSIE’ (FHIST010)
Young lady. Possible Lincoln connection. Postcard size photograph by Britannia´s Portraits, 259 High Street, Lincoln. Message on back reads "To Auntie and all. With love and best wishes. From Bessie. January 6th 1924" The card has a small cut at one side
£ 4
Unknown UNKNOWN GENTLEMAN (FHIST011)
Postcard size photograph of unknown gentleman. Lacy ⁄ Lacey? Good condition
£ 2
Unknown UNKNOWN GENTLEMAN (FHIST012)
Postcard size photograph of unknown gentleman. Possible Donington on Bain connection. The photograph has faded slightly but is otherwise in good condition
£ 2
Bess and Jack UNKNOWN GROUP (FHIST014)
Wedding group. Possible Lincoln connection. Postcard size photograph by unknown photographer. Message on the back reads "To Auntie and All. With love from Bess and Jack. October 17th 1932" Good condition
£ 4
Unknown Wedding Group UNKNOWN GROUP (FHIST015)
Wedding group. Possible Lincoln connection. Postcard size photograph by unknown photographer. Good condition
£ 4
Unknown Wedding Group UNKNOWN GROUP (FHIST016)
Wedding group. Possible Lincoln connection. Postcard size photograph by unknown photographer. Good condition
£ 4
Unknown Couple UNKNOWN COUPLE (FHIST017)
Lady and gentleman. Postcard size photograph by unknown photographer. Corner wear
£ 5
Children UNKNOWN GROUP (FHIST018)
Family group. Possible Flixborough connection. Postcard size photograph by unknown photographer. Good condition
£ 4
Children UNKNOWN GROUP (FHIST019)
Family group. Possible Flixborough connection. Postcard size photograph by unknown photographer. Good condition
£ 4
Unknown Lady UNKNOWN LADY (FHIST020)
Lady. Postcard size photograph by unknown photographer. Good condition
£ 4
Unknown UNKNOWN LADY and CHILD (FHIST021)
Young lady with child. Postcard size photograph by unknown photographer. Good condition
£ 2
Unknown UNKNOWN CHILD (FHIST022)
Child. Postcard size photograph by unknown photographer. Good condition
£ 1
Unknown UNKNOWN CHILDREN (FHIST025)
2 children. Possible South Kelsey connection. Postcard size photograph by unknown photographer. Good condition
£ 3
FHIST027 MOTHER SHIPTON´S PROPHECIES (FHIST027)
Small card (slightly smaller than a postcard) printed on one side. "Mother Shipton´s Prophecies have recently been discovered in the British Museum written in an old Manuscript work dated A.D. 1448.....Carriages without horses shall go, And accidents fill the world with woe.....Around the world thoughts shall fly, In the twinkling of an eye.....Through hills men shall ride, And no horse or ass be by their side.....Under water men shall walk, Shall ride and sleep and talk.....But when the North shall divide the South, An Eagle shall build in the Lion´s Mouth.....The world then to an end shall come, In Eighteen Hundred and Eighty−one"
Light foxing ⁄ corner wear
£ 3

 
ENTERTAINMENT ⁄ CINEMA ⁄ THEATRE (THEATER)

Miss Renee Kelly CIN015
Renée Kelly. Photo by Instead (S.61-1) ‘Rotary’ "Real Photograph of a British Beauty on Rajar Photo Bromide Paper" The card has not been posted and is in good condition
£ 4
Madge Lessing CIN017
Madge Lessing. Rotary Photo No 167.C ("Glitter Card") The card has not been posted and is in good condition
£ 3
Miss Constance Worth CIN020
Miss Constance Worth. Rotary Photo No A588−3 "This is a REAL PHOTOGRAPH of a BRITISH beauty MISS CONSTANCE WORTH" Mary wrote "Friday. Dear Lily. Thanks for P.C. but it was not quite a surprise as it said, but anyway hope you are having better weather than we are, it was very nice here yesterday but it as made up for it today. Have you took the dog out yet. I have just gone on the jetty to write this and is time to be getting back as the tide is coming in. No more at present hoping you are feeling the benefit of your holiday" Good condition but with light ‘silvering’ round the edges
£ 3
Miss Doris Edmonds CIN021
Miss Doris Edmonds. Rotary Photo No A.564−3 "This is a HAND−PAINTED REAL PHOTOGRAPH of a BRITISH Beauty" The card has a Norwich postmark and a ½d green postage stamp. Light corner ⁄ edge wear and ‘silvering’ around edges
£ 3
Carroll Levis CIN003
Carroll Levis. Undated photograph signed "Carroll Levis" Good condition
£ 5
Cardow´s Entertainers CIN022
Cardow´s Entertainers. Cardow´s Entertainers and Cardow´s Cadets performed at Folkestone, Kent in the early
1900´s. This undated postcard has not been posted and is in good condition
£ 9
Gadsbys Merry Musical Mimics CIN023
Gadsby´s Merry Musical Mimics. Pictorial Photo Publishing Company, 79 New Briggate, Leeds. This undated postcard has not been posted and is in good condition
£ 12

 
OTHER POSTCARDS

Pussy´s Outing GREET005
Pussy´s Outing. Knight Series No 1696 (printed in Saxony) The card was printed before the Great War. It has not been posted and is in good condition
£ 12

 
AVIATION ⁄ AIRCRAFT

1945 De Havilland DH89A Rapide4 De HAVILLAND DH89A RAPIDE 4 G−AKRP (TSPTAV017)
1945 De Havilland DH89A Rapide4 G−AKRP pictured at Sheffield City Airport in 2007 (operated at that time by Air Atlantique Classic Flight) Amateur photograph measuring approx. 6 ins x 4ins (15 cms x 10 cms) printed by Snapfish
£ 2

 
CARS

Ford Escort FORD ESCORT
"The new Ford Escort" "Nouveau Ford Escort"  Original amateur photograph measuring approx. 9 cms x 13 cms taken in Montreux in 1968. Light foxing along the top but otherwise good condition
£ 3
Cart − Dyke and Back TSPTCAR007
Horse−drawn cart with 14 male passengers. Old photograph measuring approx. 4 ins x 2½ ins (11 cms x 6 cms) The name on the side of the cart is ‘Dyke and Back’ and the house in the background is named ‘Fair View’ One corner is creased
£ 4
Foster Pedrail FOSTER PEDRAIL
"A traction engine specially adapted to rough and uneven ground" Printed card with description on the back (The Nostalgia Postcard)
£ 4
LCLR LINCOLNSHIRE COAST LIGHT RAILWAY Printed card. The card has not been posted and is in good condition £ 6