Stamp Community Family of Web Sites
Stamp Community Forum
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

Welcome Guest! Need help? Got a question? Inherit some stamps?
Our stamp forum is completely free! Register Now!

Old UK postcards.  
 

Next Page    
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic
Page: of 3
Pillar Of The Community
Learn More...
United States
902 Posts
Posted 09/16/2014   6:17 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add stampfan9 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Interesting to me.















Send note to Staff

Pillar Of The Community
United States
1017 Posts
Posted 09/16/2014   10:16 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add PoStat4evR to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nice cards. Nice to see matching postmarks with the scenes as well. Thanks for sharing.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Learn More...
United States
2904 Posts
Posted 09/16/2014   10:45 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
One for the topic; with a helpful anecdote, to boot. Cheers,



Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Learn More...
United States
902 Posts
Posted 09/17/2014   6:38 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stampfan9 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Gotta love a cool tunnel.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Learn More...
United States
2904 Posts
Posted 09/17/2014   8:29 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Especially since the cars coming the wrong way forced that guy on the left to take the wrong tunnel!
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Canada
4352 Posts
Posted 09/18/2014   10:34 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Bujutsu to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Great cards all.

I have a number of old British ones as well.

Chimo

Bujutsu
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Learn More...
United States
2904 Posts
Posted 09/19/2014   10:32 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nice piece on one of the publishers of Old UK postcards:

http://www.worthingherald.co.uk/new...es-1-6288060

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Bedrock Of The Community
United States
12128 Posts
Posted 09/19/2014   12:45 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Even that more recent "Cameracolour" postcard featuring the Mersey Tunnel has an interesting history, as the publisher, J. Salmon, Ltd., still publishes postcards today and has been doing so for well over a century, all within the same family:

http://www.jsalmon.com/aboutus.htm

Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
United States
1017 Posts
Posted 09/19/2014   1:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add PoStat4evR to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
That shot of the Mersey River Tunnel looks almost identical to the approach tunnel to Logan Airport in Boston. The Boston one is one way but has a nice confusedly (new word) turn off to the airport... Taking the wrong split at 4 AM is easier than messing up during the prime time drive (you can back up! Ha!).
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Edited by PoStat4evR - 09/19/2014 3:48 pm
Pillar Of The Community
United Kingdom
1187 Posts
Posted 09/19/2014   1:44 pm  Show Profile Check Terence Collins's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Terence Collins to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
"Gotta love a cool tunnel"

How about this one.

Terry



Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
United Kingdom
1187 Posts
Posted 09/19/2014   1:47 pm  Show Profile Check Terence Collins's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Terence Collins to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
And this one.

Terry

Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Learn More...
United States
2904 Posts
Posted 09/26/2014   12:19 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Can you help trace the origins of this postcard with Burston links?

http://www.dissexpress.co.uk/news/l...ks-1-6293742 {background & contact information}

Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Learn More...
United States
2904 Posts
Posted 11/18/2014   9:11 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The Prince of Wales Hotel in Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK.

I gifted this one to a pal born'n'raised in Harrogate.

Frith's archive includes a photo c1900 (below).

The postcard image is of a larger building, and we know it is from a later date.

Someone who knows more than me about arborology will be able to nail-down that date (hint: the trees grew).

Someone who knows more than me about UK postmarks & stamps might be able to narrow down the postmark year.

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey







Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
United States
4691 Posts
Posted 11/21/2014   6:38 pm  Show Profile Check stallzer's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add stallzer to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is a nice GB Card



Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Learn More...
United States
2904 Posts
Posted 02/17/2015   8:54 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
That Rotary Photo postcard is a lot more than nice, stallzer ;)

Here's another from Harrogate, Yorkshire, UK.

Again, I'll gift this one to my pal, born'n'raised in Harrogate.

Back before it was an insanely common name for a restaurant or bar, a 'pump room' was the key mechanical component of a public bath house. Having lived for a time (post-typhoon) lugging water in buckets for 'domestic requirements', I'm all in favor of working water pumps, and agree that they are a fitting subject for a civic-minded RPP.

Sadly, some barbarian made-off with the GPU (Genuinely Postally Used) stamp.

Chingford is in London, ~200 miles from Harrogate, so perhaps the card was bought in Harrogate, written on the train, and posted in London?

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey





Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
Learn More...
United States
2904 Posts
Posted 04/16/2015   9:17 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Q/ Is half-a-boat better than none?

Q/ Is that a hint that any idiot ought to recognize that boat?

Such a nice card: a painting signed by the artist, that gorgeous handwriting, an interesting arrival cds ... what's with that ugly killer?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Payne_(artist) ... artist Arthur C Payne rated a mention on his brother's page

My best guess is that Mr Payne was standing on the bridge (see the aerial photo, below).

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey









Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Page: of 3 Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
Next Page
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
United States Postal Service, Now on eBay!United States Postal Service, Now on eBay!
New Forum Topics Recently Active Forum Topics
  Christmas Stamps of 1970 - Kiss Print or Double Print
  More cluelessness, as if no one was convinced yet
  Alaska Mass Flight Mail - 1934
  Guide lines and joint lines for coil pairs
  help me plate this scott 21 type III
  Complete set of Australian Framas
  Total eclipse scott number
  Early Ceylon with "CAVE" overprint
  Over & underinked embossed covers and 1 cut square
  Question Regarding Color of GB Scott 98
  Scott 1700a or 1700e
  Do you recognize this cancellation?
  Ebay netflix tax now impossed on all Australian ebay sellers
  Old Stamp Collection Book
  Has anyone seen this R155 overprint inking anomaly before?
  RB15c with bogus rouletting?
  National Surety and us senate air mail
  $2 Columbian MNH Full Pane of 100 - Auction Watch
  Double print or over inked or printed on the gummed side ?
  3 cent #11A should be easy Plate 1L identification but...
  Australia Post Get It Very Wrong.
  One of these eBay sellers is a bit clueless
  International Postage Stamp For Sale
  Hairline in my Unitrade 138
  Fall River Philatelic Society STAMP SHOW, Saturday August 19, 2017 10AM-5PM

  Lock Seals?
  Alaska Mass Flight Mail - 1934
  italy stamp imperf 1862-63 is this type I or type II,please help me identify?
  Early Ceylon with "CAVE" overprint
  Regency Stamps is just the latest in a long line of philatelic carpetbaggers and scalawags ...
  Private Mailing Card Act of May 19, 1898
  Booklet Pairs on Sweden Complicates Things
  What Was in YOUR Mailbox Today??
  One of these eBay sellers is a bit clueless
  Science-Fiction/Fantasy Stamps
  need help to find value and if are good or rares stamps
  Guide lines and joint lines for coil pairs
  help me plate this scott 21 type III
  Over & underinked embossed covers and 1 cut square
  Ebay netflix tax now impossed on all Australian ebay sellers
  Christmas Stamps of 1970 - Kiss Print or Double Print
  More cluelessness, as if no one was convinced yet
  Complete set of Australian Framas
  Lighthouses on Stamps
  $2 Columbian MNH Full Pane of 100 - Auction Watch
  Whats in your Library?
  Stamp Smarter June Contest
  Double print or over inked or printed on the gummed side ?
  Do you recognize this cancellation?
  3 cent #11A should be easy Plate 1L identification but...

Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Stamp Community assumes no liability for errors. Copyright 2005 - 2017 Stamp Community Family - All rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Stamp Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited.
Privacy Policy / Terms of Use    Advertise Here
Stamp Community Forum © 2007 - 2014 Stamp Community Forums Go To Top Of Page
It took 0.82 seconds to lick this stamp. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.05