Given the cost of bananas in Australia at present, I was fascinated by this recently acquired Jamaican postcard. It was written in early 1925 and addressed to a young man in New Zealand. It bears an interesting slogan: COME TO JAMAICA: THE IDEAL TOURIST RESORT.
This postcard shows Clarksburg Post Office in West Virginia in 1932. It was built in the Neo-Classical style from 1931 to 1932, with Art-Deco entrances.
It is rather appropriate that a Royal Mail Steamer should be named after a philatelist monarch. Here are some details: King George V was built by William Denny and Brothers for the Turbine Steamers Ltd as a pioneering turbine powered vessel intended for longer routes. She passed to the ownership of David MacBrayne Ltd in […]
This République Française Carte Postale has two red Western Australia 1d ‘Swan’ stamps cancelled with two duplex FREMANTLE / 4/ SP 15/ 02/ W.A postmarks with the P.O obliterator, and it is addressed to Monsieur A. de Speville, Banque Commerciale, Port Louis, Ile Maurice.