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1 edition of Picture postcards officially issued by the Welsh railway companies (Barry, Cambrian, Corris, Festiniog, Snowdon, Rheidol) found in the catalog.

Picture postcards officially issued by the Welsh railway companies (Barry, Cambrian, Corris, Festiniog, Snowdon, Rheidol)

Picture postcards officially issued by the Welsh railway companies (Barry, Cambrian, Corris, Festiniog, Snowdon, Rheidol)

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Published by John Hague, printer in Sheffield .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[John Alsop, Brian Hilton, Ian W. Wright].
SeriesRailway "official" postcard list -- 5
ContributionsAlsop, John., Hilton, Brian., Wright, Ian W.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14195275M

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Picture postcards officially issued by the Welsh railway companies (Barry, Cambrian, Corris, Festiniog, Snowdon, Rheidol) Download PDF EPUB FB2

A publisher of printed and hand colored view-cards, railways, novelties, real photos, and a series of woodcuts depicting London. All their cards were issued in series. Some cards have the words Smith’s Circulating Library printed in the stamp box.

These cards were manufactured in Great Britain. The history of postcards. Already that year, Theodore Hook Esq, a British writer, mailed himself a caricature of post office workers, shown to be writing mail in order to sell more likely mailed as a joke (and delivered against the post office regulations of the time), this could probably be the earliest record of a postcard being sent through the mail.

The first postcard was sent inand people have been sending and collecting them ever since. Those who collect vintage postcards usually look at things like age, condition, postmark, rarity and subject matter.

Collectable postcards cover a wide range of different subjects. Topographical postcards depict British or worldwide places of interest. The production of most other types of paper collectables dating from older traditions faded away as it was replaced by this new desire.

Postcard exchange clubs arose like The Jolly Jokers that had more than members, The Society for the Promulgation of Post Cards with 5, members, and the Post Card Union with and astound members. Postcard stamp - an adhesive postage stamp affixed to a postcard and then overprinted.

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Cards with messages have been sporadically created and posted by individuals since the beginning of postal services. The earliest known picture postcard was a hand-painted design on card created by the writer Theodore posted the card, which bears a penny black stamp, to himself in from Fulham (part of London).

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