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Postcard Album #1
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(Mac OS Big Sur) HP Deskjet 2654 (1200 DPI, 24-bit Colour) through VueScan 9; Edited with GIMP; Lossless compression with ImageOptim; converted with Pixallon (NCH Software) to 350 DPI with 50% Lossy JPEG Compression
King George V
Bertram Machkennal; G. W. Eve; J. A. C. Harrison (Harrison and Sons)
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Christmas themed postcard showing s a young girl, as an angel, holding a ladder into heaven. Angels look down and the greeting reads: “A HAPPY CHRISTMAS. Up to the heavens sweet echoes go, Tidings of joy from the earth below.”. The front also has the printers emblem (“EAS” within a heart) and the card number, “2”. On the back there is a good to fine condition King George V halfpenny from die B. It is stamped with a mostly complete Blandford circular date stamp (CDS). The printed text along the side reads: “Published by E. A. Schwerdtfeger & Co. London E. C., printed at their works in Berlin.” The card is numbered “1756” and is a EAS “Post Card”. It is addresssed to “Miss Ideele[?], 6 Railway Cottages, Pondon, Nr. Salisbury”. The message reads “Just to wish you a Merry Xmas with lots of Love & kisses from Edith Head”
Circular Date Stamp (CDS): BLANDFORD / 1215PM DE 20 / ?
Unknown, on December 20, 1911
King George V 1911-12 Definitives
Not applicable (B)
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