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by eastlondonpostcard
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Wiltshire publishers: Bott, Fred Wright, Fred West
Replies: 2
Views: 3911

Re: Wiltshire publishers: Bott, Fred Wright, Fred West

I have details of some Wiltshire postcard publishers of the 1910s, including T L Fuller, Alfred Vowles and Albert Marrett of Shrewton, but there are several other, less prolific, ones about whom I'm a little curious: Little is known about Albert Marrett’s local rival, Fred West. A R Bott of Orchest...
by eastlondonpostcard
Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Postcards in Time
Replies: 0
Views: 6184

Postcards in Time

Interesting feature on postcards seen recently: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-47157597

Interesting idea!
by eastlondonpostcard
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Postcard Wants
Topic: Hawkins of Henley
Replies: 7
Views: 6685

Re: Hawkins of Henley

johnh wrote:
Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:56 pm
hi cant find message can you resend , thanks
PM sent John
by eastlondonpostcard
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Postcard Wants
Topic: Hawkins of Henley
Replies: 7
Views: 6685

Re: Hawkins of Henley

johnh wrote:
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:00 am
Might be interested in the first one, how much you asking? Cheers
- email sent just now
by eastlondonpostcard
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Postcard Wants
Topic: Hawkins of Henley
Replies: 7
Views: 6685

Re: Hawkins of Henley

johnh wrote:
Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:05 pm
Locking for the above , and the famous Henley on thames Series , or other Henley postcards, thank you
Hello - I have a couple of Henley postcards that may be of interest - see them here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/ ... sp=sharing

8)
by eastlondonpostcard
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Showcase Ads
Topic: Military Postcards
Replies: 1
Views: 3644

Re: Military Postcards

More added this weekend :D
by eastlondonpostcard
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: To eBay or not to eBay?
Replies: 53
Views: 73590

Re: To eBay or not to eBay?

A postcard of Stonehenge has just sold for £52 on eBay! As an iconic national monument it has featured in many, many PCs, and rather too often modern colour cards are listed on eBay. But this one featured Stonehenge just before the First World War, with two soldiers in a dog-cart riding eastward up...
by eastlondonpostcard
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Postcard Wants
Topic: Nursery
Replies: 0
Views: 5910

Nursery

Children's nursery postcards wanted please :lol:
by eastlondonpostcard
Sat Dec 29, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Huge Postcard Auction in Ireland - 26th January 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 3567

Re: Huge Postcard Auction in Ireland - 26th January 2019

Superb catalogue worth a view.... :D - many thanks for sharing
by eastlondonpostcard
Sat Dec 29, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Postcard Events
Topic: Social Media
Replies: 0
Views: 5745

Social Media

The Postcard Traders Association now has social media presence:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Postcardtraders/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ptapostcards
Instagram: @ptapostcards

:D
by eastlondonpostcard
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Christmas Greetings
Replies: 7
Views: 8095

Re: Christmas Greetings

Here's a homemade 'Bon Noel' postcard - handpainted and complete with bow stuck on.
Dated Christmas 1918 from Bourges, France

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all :-)
by eastlondonpostcard
Tue Dec 18, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: W H S Kingsway Postcards
Replies: 3
Views: 4005

Re: W H S Kingsway Postcards

I would like to know that and their starting date; but also WHS Kingsway must have been a HUGE operation, on the scale of Frith or Valentine - *what happened to their negatives* (presumably glass plates)? Certainly HHH (in a triangle) postcards are the same images with the same numbering as Kingswa...
by eastlondonpostcard
Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: W H S Kingsway Postcards
Replies: 3
Views: 4005

Re: W H S Kingsway Postcards

I now discover that 'Bridge House' was purpose-built by W H Smith to house the Bookbinding Works and Stationery Department, Lambeth London.
by eastlondonpostcard
Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: W H S Kingsway Postcards
Replies: 3
Views: 4005

W H S Kingsway Postcards

Does anyone know when WHS (WH Smith & Son) stopped producing their famous Kingsway series of postcards? - and is there a connection with Bridge House postcards?
Any help appreciated please... :-)