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Three volumes with many better cards, some Undivided Backs including one with photo affixed to the view-side, many towns & villages, smaller churches, Cornwall & Wales, etc, advertising cards for P&O x2, "The Great Anglican Gathering" & Booth Line of Royal Mail Steamers, a few humour including a marvellous Cycling Accident by "Cynicus" & one with a circular message, all selected for the postmarks with two volumes of mostly duplex cancellations & one volume of squared-circle datestamps plus a selection of Mobile Boite dock-side usages, numerous very fine to superb strikes, many cards are used from the towns depicted, condition variable. An excellent lot especially for the possibility of finding Earliest Recorded Usages. Ex "Cartophile". [See also Lot 568]
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1885 Reply Card ½d+½d with Fabric Join and printed notice for fundraising for a new gymnasium & tennis court comprising Assault at Arms, Smoking Concert and Newport Amateur Minstrels, locally used in Wales with superb 'NEWPORT/NO20/90/MON - 561' duplex, the Reply-Half still attached, very minor blemishes. Ex Keith Harrison.
1894-1900 Court-Size Cards 1898 Floral chromolitho card with Happy Christmas greetings added, locally used with 'NOTTINGHAM/DE22/98 - 583' duplex cancellation. Ex Keith Freebairn. [Following the 1871 printing by John S Day of Christmas Cards on the reverse of ½d Postal Cards - see Lots 575 to 577 - no further Christmas postcards are recorded until 1898]