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WW1 Eglise du Mont-St.Eloi 1915 'Flames Series' Stevengraph Woven Silk Postcard.

A scarce and very clean First World War period 'Eglise du Mont-St.Eloi 1915 souvenir silk postcard'; woven silk example depicting the flaming towers of Mont-Saint-Eloi abbey, the reverse inscribed "Soie tissee E. Deffrene, edit, 77, rue Montmartre, Paris Vise N. 4, Imp. Le Gall, Paris." and pencil insciption "With best love" address to "Mrs B Gommer 39 Swaton Rd Campbell Rd Bow London E". Very good clean condition, colours remain bright.
Height 136mm.
Width 88mm.

Code: 57645Price:


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WW1 'Guerre Europeenne 1914 -1915 Lord Kitchener Min.de la Guerre Anglais' Red Ensign Silk Embroidered Regimental Military Postcard.

A scarce and exceptionally clean First World War period '1914 -1915 Lord Kitchener souvenir silk postcard'; hand embroidered 'Red Ensign Flag' within laurel sprays, the top bearing an embroidered scalloped edge circlet mounted to the centre a card disc bearing a coloured portrait image of Lord Kitchener with title surround, the reverse inscribed "Paris Depose Fabrication Francaise" and ink insciption "Best wishes to all from Birt. Best love for own darling Baby" address to "Mrs B Gommer 39 Swaton Rd Campbell Rd Bow London E". Very good clean condition, colours remain bright, no sign of any foxing, an excellent example.
Height 140mm.
Width 90mm.

Lord Kitchener sailed from Scrabster to Scapa Flow on 5 June 1916 aboard HMS Oak before transferring to the armoured cruiser HMS Hampshire for his diplomatic mission to Russia. Shortly before 19:30 hrs the same day, steaming towards the Russian port of Arkhangelsk during a Force 9 gale, Hampshire struck a mine laid by the newly launched German U-boat U-75 (commanded by Curt Beitzen) and sank west of the Orkney Islands. The news of Kitchener's death was received with shock all over the British Empire.

Code: 57644Price: 35.00 GBP


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WW1 Royal Scots Fusiliers Silk Embroidered Regimental Military Postcard.

A scarce and exceptionally clean First World War period 'Royal Scots Fusiliers souvenir silk postcard'; hand embroidered crossed 'Union Flag' and 'Royal Navy red ensign flag' held with forget-me-nots flowers and the badge of the regiment, the reverse inscribed "Fabrication Francaise" and in pencil "With Love from Jack". Very good clean condition, colours remain bright, no sign of any foxing, an excellent example.
Height 140mm.
Width 89mm.

Code: 55737Price:


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WW1 Lucky Black Cat 'Best Xmas Wishes' 'Grettings from France' Silk Embroidered Military Envelope Postcard.

A good First World War period silk postcard; lucky black catUnion hand embroidered in black silk with pretty pink bow, within a holly wreath with scroll below "Best Xmas Wishes"; the envelope flap opens to disclose a card bearing a message "Grettings from France" ; the reverse stamped "Fabrication Francaise, vise Paris A.O." with pencil inscription "To dear Mabel, with love from Fred xxxx". Very good condition, colours remain bright, no sign of any foxing to the obverse, a few marks to the reverse, minor creases to the top corners.
Height 88mm.
Width 135mm.

Code: 54868Price:


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WW1 United Flags of the Allied Nations Butterfly 'From Your Soldier Boy' Silk Embroidered Military Envelope Postcard.

An exceptionally clean very unusual First World War period silk postcard, Union Jack, French and Belgium Flags in the form of a butterfly, hand embroidered in red, white, blue, yellow and green silk, with scroll below "From Your Soldier Boy"; the envelope flap opens to disclose a card depicting a maiden with floral basket and bearing a sweet message "How I miss you" ; the reverse stamped in three languages "Carte Postale" "Postcard" "Postkaart" with pencil inscription "To dear Mabel, with love from Fred xxx". Very good condition, colours remain bright, no sign of any foxing, an excellent example.
Height 89mm.
Width 138mm.

Code: 54867Price:


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WW1 Army Ordnance Corps Silk Embroidered A.O.C Regimental Military Postcard.

A good exceptionally clean First World War period 'Army Ordnance Corps silk postcard'; hand embroidered crossed 'Union Flag' and 'Royal Navy red ensign flag' held with forget-me-nots flowers, the badge of the regiment bearing the 'Board of Ordnance' shield in red, yellow, blue and green silk, with scroll below "A.O.C" and thistle, the reverse inscribed "Fabrication Francaise". Very good condition, colours remain bright, no sign of any foxing, an excellent example.
Height 140mm.
Width 89mm.

Code: 54866Price: 35.00 GBP


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WW1 8th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment 1916, Silk Embroidered Military Postcard.

An exceptionally clean scarce example of a First World War period 'Royal Sussex Regiment silk postcard', the badge of the regiment hand embroidered in red, white and blue silk, with scrolls "Royal Sussex 8 Bn" "1916" dispersed with floral decoration and red roses, the reverse inscribed "Modele Depose" "Fabrication Francaise". Very good condition, colours remain bright, no sign of any foxing, small nick to border top left.
Height 138mm.
Width 87mm.

Code: 54854Price:

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