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ITALY: SICILY: PALERMO: MONREALE: CHIOSTRO DEI BENEDETTINI: VINTAGE POSTCARD

Palermo - Monreale - Chiostro dei Benedettini
The Cloister of the Abbey of Monreale
Unposted: Date Unknown
Condition: Good: Some corners/edges wear: Small brown mark at lower edge

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THE CLOCK TOWER: WALLINGTON HALL: NORTHUMBERLAND: POSTCARD

The Clock Tower, Wallington Hall, Northumberland

Unposted: Date Unknown

Condition: Excellent

Published by ETW Dennis

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CAMBRIDGE: ST. JOHN'S GATE & DIVINITY SCHOOL: VINTAGE 1900'S POSTCARD ** SOLD **

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St. John's Gate & Divinity School, Cambridge

Condition: Excellent

Posted: Early 1900's

Published by Boots Cash Chemists

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ST GEORGES HALL: WINDSOR CASTLE: ENGLAND: UNUSED VINTAGE POSTCARD

St. Georges Hall, Windsor Castle, England

Unposted: Date Unknown

Condition: Very Good

Published by J Russell & Sons of Windsor

Windsor Castle is the largest inhabited Castle in the World and is one of the official residences of the British Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II
The major fire at Windsor Castle in November 1992 partly destroyed the ceiling of St. Georges Hall but was subsequently restored.
For more information on Windsor Castle see the official website of the British Monarchy





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LONDON: NURSE CAVELL MONUMENT: VINTAGE UNUSED POSTCARD **SOLD**

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Nurse Cavell Monument, London

Unposted: Date Unknown

Condition: Good: Corners and Edges wear

The wording on the back reads:

Near the National Portrait Gallery. The memorial to the Nurse Martyr of the Great War.

Nurse Edith Cavell was executed by the Germans in 1915 during WWI - she was a British heroine - this is a website dedicated to her memory - www.edithcavell.org.uk



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CAPRI: STRADA DI TRAGARA: ITALY: UNUSED POSTCARD ** SOLD **

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Strada di Tragara, Capri, Italy

Unposted: Date Unknown

Condition: Excellent




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THE FRONT AND PALACE PIER: BRIGHTON: EAST SUSSEX: 1908 VINTAGE POSTCARD

The Front and Palace Pier, Brighton, East Sussex

Posted in 1908

Condition: Very Good: Corner rubs

Brighton is a very popular tourist destination on the South coast of England and attracts up to 8 million tourists a year. For more see www.travellers-world.info




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LITTLE HAVEN: ST BRIDES BAY: PEMBROKESHIRE: WALES

Little Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Unposted: Date Unknown

Condition: Very Good: Some corners wear

Published by J Arthur Dixon: Number S.Wales 8790

The words on the back read --

A sheltered harbour on St. Bride's Bay, with magnificent cliff scenery.
A Natural Colour Photograph


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CONWAY: WALES: MULTIVIEW UNUSED POSTCARD *SOLD*

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Multiview Postcard of Conway, Wales

The 5 views are --

The Castle
Pont Conway and Castle
The Oldest House
Conway Estuary
Smallest House in Great Britain


Unposted: Date Unknown
Condition: Very Good: Slight corner rubs
Published by Frith's


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LOWER ORANGERY: WEILBURG CASTLE: HESSE: GERMANY

The Lower Orangery, Weilburg Castle, Hesse, Germany

Posted in 1962

Condition: Good: Corners wear: Creases to upper left and lower right corners

Weilburg Castle on TripAdvisor



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WEST GATE: SOUTHAMPTON: HAMPSHIRE: VINTAGE POSTCARD 1930's

West Gate, Southampton, Hampshire

Posted in the 1930's: Date is unclear

Condition: Good: Corners wear: Crease to lower left corner

This is probably the most historical landmark in Southampton, as out through this gate went Henry V and his entire army to Agincourt, the Pilgrim Fathers to the New World and .............. for the full article see here



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TENBY: PEMBROKESHIRE: WALES: UNUSED POSTCARD

Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales
North shore from Castle Hill

Unposted: Date Unknown

Condition: Very Good: Some corner rubs

Published by J Arthur Dixon: Number Wales 6738



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LOWER FALLS: GLEN NEVIS: NEAR FORT WILLIAM: SCOTLAND: 1966 POSTCARD

Lower Falls, Glen Nevis, Near Fort William, Inverness-shire

Posted in 1966

Condition: Good: Some corners/edges wear

Published by J Arthur Dixon: Number 3630 G

Glen Nevis is directly below the Ben Nevis mountain and there are many lovely walks around this area. For more information see this website


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EASTGATE: WARWICK: WARWICKSHIRE: ENGLAND: 1909 VINTAGE POSTCARD

Eastgate, Warwick, Warwickshire, England

Posted in 1909

Condition: Good: Corners/edges wear: Crease to upper left corner: Grubby marks along top edge

Published by HH Lacy, High Street, Warwick: Number 6263



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LLYN PADARN AND SNOWDON: WALES: UNUSED POSTCARD

Llyn Padarn and Snowdon

Unposted: Date Unknown

Condition: Excellent

Published by D Constance Limited of Littlehampton: Number V.8007

Llyn Padarn is a site of Special Scientific Interest and is situated in the Llanberis Pass, nestling below Mount Snowdon, Wales' highest mountain. For more information click here




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WHITESANDS BAY: PEMBROKESHIRE: WALES: UNUSED POSTCARD

Whitesands Bay, Pembrokeshire, Wales

Unposted: Date Unknown

Condition: Excellent

Published by ETW Dennis of Scarborough



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A RAINBOW AT BEACHY HEAD: EASTBOURNE: EAST SUSSEX: VINTAGE UNUSED POSTCARD ** SOLD **

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A Rainbow at Beachy Head, Eastbourne, Sussex, England

Unposted: Date Unknown

Condition: Excellent

Published by Judges of Hastings


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ISOLA BELLA: LAGO MAGGIORE: ITALY

Isola Bella, Lago Maggiore, Italy

Unposted: Date Unknown

Condition: Very Good: Slight corner rubs

Isola Bella is one of the Borromean Islands of Lago Maggiore in North Italy. For more details of this pretty Island please click here



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NELSONS COLUMN, ADMIRALTY ARCH AND THE MALL: LONDON: ENGLAND: VINTAGE POSTCARD *SOLD*

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Nelsons Column, Admiralty Arch and The Mall
Unposted, though there is handwriting on the back
Condition: Very Good: blue mark at upper right corner
Excel Series: No. 115


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YACHT POND: QUEEN'S PARK: GLASGOW: SCOTLAND ** SOLD **

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Yacht Pond, Queen's Park, Glasgow

Posted in 1913

Condition: Very Good: Slight corners wear





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GLEN BAY AND HEAD: GLENCOLMCILLLE: CO. DONEGAL: IRELAND ** SOLD **

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Glen Bay and Head, Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal, Ireland

Unposted: Date Unknown

Condition: Good: Corners wear, small tear near upper right corner

Published by Hanover Stationery Co. Ltd. of Dublin

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CLAERWEN DAM: ELAN VALLEY: POWYS: WALES

Claerwen Dam, Elan Valley, Powys, Wales

Posted: Date unknown

Condition: Good: Some corners wear: slight franking impression in upper centre

Published by J Salmon: Number 1888c

The Claerwen reservoir and dam were the last additions to the Elan Valley Reservoirs system built to provide water for the increasingly demanding city of Birmingham in neighbouring England.



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GREVE DE LECQ: JERSEY: CHANNEL ISLANDS

Greve de Lecq, Jersey, Channel Islands

Unposted

Condition: Very Good: slight corners wear, particularly to lower left corner

Date Unknown, I would guess at early 1900's

The Woodbury Series: No. 3434



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KING'S AND CLARE COLLEGES FROM THE RIVER: CAMBRIDGE

King's and Clare Colleges from the River, Cambridge

Unposted

Condition: Very Good: slight creases to corners

Date Unknown


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UNKNOWN FAMILY: STAPHORSTER JEUGD: HOLLAND

Lovely Photo of unknown family in Holland

Posted : Date unknown

Condition : Very Good : slight corner creases due to being in an album



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THE CATHEDRAL: MANCHESTER: VINTAGE

Vintage Manchester Cathedral

Unposted

Condition: Very Good



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