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Archive ID #:

2665

Archive Location:

Postcard Album #1

Cat. Number If known, from:
SG Concise 2017
Gault Catalogue 2018
Postmark Society
Barefoot Catalogue
:

Type:

Postcard

Block Size:

1

Scanner Details:

(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

Country:

Great Britain

Monarch:

King George V

Issued:

Face Value:

½d

Printing Type:

Designer (Printer):

Colour:

Mint/Used:

Used

Condition:

Fair to Good

Variant:

Standard

Hinged?:

No

Cat. Value (Adjusted Cat. value adjusted for condition:

Fine: - 20%
Good-Fine: - 40%
Good: - 60%
Fair to Good: - 70%
Fair: - 80%
Poor to Fair: - 90%
Poor: - 95%
Spacefiller: -100%
):

£0.01 (£0.00)

Description:

Poscard showing a young boy in a white clown/dunce outfit. The obverse bares no text besides the issue number: “A.1435-6”

The reverse is addressed to a “Master D. Edumden, 7. Elche St., St. George’s Rd, Preston, Lanc”. The message reads “Dear little man. How are you now? Auntie hopes you are well[?]. Tell daddy to keep his pluck up and mamma to write to tell us how you are. With love from auntie.” The printed text reads: “This is a REAL PHOTOGRAPH of a BRITISH Child” and that it was “Printed in Britain” by “Rotary Photo, London, E.C.”.

Postmark:

Circular Date Stamp (CDS): W?OW / 645PM 16 FE 14

Perfin:

None

Used by:

Unknown, on February 16, 1914

Stamp Title:

Stamp Set:

Phosphor:

None

Watermark:

Unknown (Unknown)

Gum (Type):

None

Overprint (Underprint)

None (None)

Elliptical Perforations:

No

Perforation:

Plate (Die):

Not applicable (Not applicable)

Graphite:

No

Corner Letters:

Not applicable

Chalk Surface?:

No


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