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by CollectIreland
Sun Jan 17, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Arthur Burkart & Co. London
Replies: 0
Views: 1878

Arthur Burkart & Co. London

Can anybody tell me when this company ceased operating or were they taken over? Thanks.
by CollectIreland
Fri Jan 01, 2016 1:10 am
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Scholastic Production Co. Belfast
Replies: 15
Views: 15874

Re: Scholastic Production Co. Belfast

Another recent purchase which I believe to be a Scholastic Productions card but I have nobody to ask. Presumably the SP Co.logo indicates that it is the same concern? Thanks in advance for any information. Happy New Year. http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-k7VOm2VOjWI/VoXI9se7MmI/AAAAAAAAEUE/-jMFMp_OpRs/s160...
by CollectIreland
Mon Oct 26, 2015 4:04 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: STF Switzerland
Replies: 2
Views: 2171

Re: STF Switzerland

And, yet again, just when I thought I had got to the bottom of the mystery...I came across this card - published by Scholastic, printed in Switzerland and carrying the STF logo! I have the identical card with just the STF logo and no mention of Scholastic. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-gUzWxMPmFwM/Vi5Ek...
by CollectIreland
Sun Oct 25, 2015 9:39 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: STF Switzerland
Replies: 2
Views: 2171

Re: STF Switzerland

Since posting earlier I've partly answered my own question following a visit to http://www.metropostcard.com/publisherss3.html - should have gone there first but I might as will leave this here now. The postcard used to illustrate the entry for Stehli Freres is by Irish artist Maurice Canning Wilks ...
by CollectIreland
Sun Oct 25, 2015 8:49 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: STF Switzerland
Replies: 2
Views: 2171

STF Switzerland

Just when I thought that I was beginning to get a handle on the postcard output of Scholastic Productions Belfast when another mystery arises. The card shown below is one of a number by Scholastic but that also appear in another variation with the logo STF . Anybody able to throw any light on this o...
by CollectIreland
Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: When is a Misch & Stock card NOT a Misch & Stock card?
Replies: 2
Views: 2848

Re: When is a Misch & Stock card NOT a Misch & Stock card?

Thanks for the reply and links - I think that they make things a bit clearer.
by CollectIreland
Thu Sep 10, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Wrench London Checklist?
Replies: 38
Views: 46008

Re: Wrench London Checklist?

Thanks to Alan my database and collection continues to grow daily. My latest acquisition was another ' must have ' and I passed on an used version of the same card in preference for this gem! I'm up to 231 identified Irish cards today. http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-a5jbPXR9TJg/VfFU5lt-0MI/AAAAAAAAEG8/Qj...
by CollectIreland
Sat Sep 05, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: When is a Misch & Stock card NOT a Misch & Stock card?
Replies: 2
Views: 2848

When is a Misch & Stock card NOT a Misch & Stock card?

I have recently started collecting the Misch & Stock 'Natures Miniatures ' Irish series but I have encountered a problem. The card (below) is definitely from the series and the artist is S Bowers - who seems to have done all the other cards in the series - but the back of the card is not Misch & Sto...
by CollectIreland
Mon Aug 31, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Wrench London Checklist?
Replies: 38
Views: 46008

Re: Wrench London Checklist?

Just reached 192 Irish cards. I took the plunge and bought this one on eBay last week - €11including p+p from France. Worth every cent and not looking bad for a 114+ year old piece of ephemera! The pink hue is not on the card and appears to be caused by my scanner. http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-CQoA8i0y...
by CollectIreland
Tue Aug 25, 2015 10:51 am
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Francis Frith or F. Frankel & Co.
Replies: 3
Views: 3346

Re: Francis Frith or F. Frankel & Co.

Thanks for the information and I'm certain that you're correct. I was led astray through a purchase that was sold as Francis Frith but was by Frankel.
by CollectIreland
Mon Aug 24, 2015 7:11 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Wrench London Checklist?
Replies: 38
Views: 46008

Re: Wrench London Checklist?

Up to 166 Irish Wrench's identified now and I've stepped up my purchasing too! I picked up the ten cards -pictured below - for less than €1 each including p+p on Delcampe's German site. All unposted and in mint condition. Just as well they were so cheap as I had to pay over £11.00 for the ' must hav...
by CollectIreland
Wed Aug 12, 2015 12:12 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Francis Frith or F. Frankel & Co.
Replies: 3
Views: 3346

Re: Francis Frith or F. Frankel & Co.

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This is the logo that appears on some F.F.& Co. cards - is this a clue?
by CollectIreland
Wed Aug 12, 2015 11:38 am
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Scholastic Production Co. Belfast
Replies: 15
Views: 15874

Re: Scholastic Production Co. Belfast

And my most recent Scholastic purchase, found on a German site last week, is by Gladys MacCabe . She was born in Northern Ireland in 1918 and is a relatively big name in the Irish art world. This is the only postcard that I've come across by her published by Scholastic or anybody else for that matte...
by CollectIreland
Wed Aug 12, 2015 11:29 am
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Scholastic Production Co. Belfast
Replies: 15
Views: 15874

Re: Scholastic Production Co. Belfast

This one is by L.Murdoch (probably a lady who taught art in Belfast) but no definitive information yet.

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by CollectIreland
Wed Aug 12, 2015 11:26 am
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Scholastic Production Co. Belfast
Replies: 15
Views: 15874

Scholastic Production Co. Belfast

I'm looking for information about the Scholastic Production Company of Belfast who produced postcards in the 1930/50s period - possibly earlier and later. The company seems to have been wound up in 1955 and despite extensive trawling of Belfast Arts and Library institutions I’ve turned up precious l...