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  1. Note Paper: Artillery Francaise (French military).
  2. Illustrated folded sheet with paper-lace border to front.
    French. Circa 1860.
    Condition: fine.
    136 x 205mm (5¼ x 8in).
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 000351]
  5. £68.00
 
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  1. Note Paper: Marine - Guardians of England’s Honour (British military uniform).
  2. Illustrated folded sheet. Published by: Kershaw & Son, London.
    English. Circa 1850.
    Condition: image fine, tear along top half of centre fold.
    127 x 200mm (5 x 8in).
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 000350]
  5. £10.00
 
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  1. Note Paper: Rifles (British military uniform).
  2. Illustrated folded sheet. Paper watermarked:
    Busbridge’s Improved. English. Circa 1850.
    Condition: fine.
    117 x 179mm (4½ x 7in).
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 000349]
  5. £25.00
 
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  1. Postcard: A Merry Christmas.
  2. Published by: H.I. Robbins, Boston, Massachusetts. Copyright 1906.
    Condition: image fine, unused.
    88 x 140mm (3½ x 5½in)
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 000323]
  5. £15.00
 
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  1. Postcard: Vroorlijk Kerstfeest (Merry Christmas).
  2. Printed in Belgium. Postmarked: 1940.
    Condition: image fine, written on reverse and posted.
    138 x 89mm (5½ x 3½in)
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 000324]
  5. £12.00
 
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  1. Postcard: Die besten Wunsche zum Weihnachtsfest
    (Best Wishes for Christmas)
  2. German. Postmarked: 1934.
    Condition: image fine, written on reverse and posted.
    90 x 139mm (3½ x 5½in)
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 000325]
  5. £15.00
 
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  1. Valentine Card: Wing’d Choristers - Chanting praises to the Rose.
  2. Fine quality paper-lace applied with a die-cut birds, foliage and silk ribbon. The rose in the centre lifts to reveal the message: My Sweet darling. English. Circa 1855.
    Condition: fine, some browning near ribbon.
    129 x 194mm (5 x 7½in)
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 000307]
  5. £78.00
 
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  1. Photography: Collection of six metamorphic
    photographic cards.
  2. From top left to bottom right the cards show the following images:
    1. Caruso (notorious Italian bandit) turns into a Cat.
    2. The Pope? (underneath the Baldaccin canopy) turns into an Ass feeding from a manger.
    3. Soldier off to war turns into an Ass returning from war.
    4. The Sentinel turns into a Bear.
    5. The Piggy-bank of San Pietro turns into a Lion.
    6. Franz Joseph I (Emperor of Austria) turns into a Goat.
    Italian, circa 1860. Condition: fine.
    63 x 101mm (2½ x 4in) each card.
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 000262]
  5. £295.00
 
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  1. Postcard: ‘ Godt nytt år ’ (Happy New Year).
  2. Early 20th century Norwegian postcard showing a lucky pig dressed in uniform, wielding a gun, doing target practice. It may look odd to us today but images of lucky pigs were once a popular metaphor for prosperity.
    Condition: fine.
    91 x 140mm ( 3½ x 5½in)
  3.  
  4. [Ref: 000260]
  5. £18.00