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by wbremner
Tue Jul 01, 2014 11:35 pm
Forum: Postcard Wants
Topic: "Sketches of Sammy's Life" & other rare Fergus Mackain cards
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"Sketches of Sammy's Life" & other rare Fergus Mackain cards

Do you have any examples of Mackain’s “Sketches of Sammy’s Life in France”? This very rare series, depicting the life of American soldiers (“Sammy” as opposed to British “Tommy”) in France in WW1 was published later in the war. It is believed that four sets were prepared by Gaultier in September 191...
by wbremner
Tue Jul 01, 2014 11:18 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: What is the meaning of "Visé Paris" on WW1 postcards?
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What is the meaning of "Visé Paris" on WW1 postcards?

Hoping someone out there might have some clues to help us find an answer to this one... "Visé Paris" (sometimes Vise Paris or Visa Paris) frequently appeared on postcards printed in France during WW1, often on the reverse. Usually - but not always - it was immediately followed by a number, or referr...