The Boer Leaders of the Kroonstad Commando, 1899 - 1902 Coloured Postcard
A stunning card. postally used (some postal ink to top rightfront, but all images clear and with the use of a magnifying glass it is possible to see most of the named portraits). Postally used in 1906 and sent from Pretoria to an address in New Jersey, USA.
The two large portraits in the centre are significant. The one on the right is Evert Serfontein, centred below these is ... read more
Patriotic Post Card The War in South Africa British General Personalities
Postally unusued. Sepia finish, with some fading with age. In good overall condition. Buller to centre, Paden Powell to top right, etc, etc.
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ZAR (Transvaal Republic) Postcard One Penny Red Pre Printed Postcard, 1885
Postally unused, in good condition (some light pencil marks to front). Printed front Inscription
ZUID-AFRIK. REPUBLIEK | BRIEFKAART
Face ValueP 1 Penny. Issued Date 1885
Enschedé en Zonen in Haarlem, the Netherlands.
Dimensions 137 × 92 mm
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The 'Missing' West Hartlepool Boer War Memorial Black & White Postcard
An original glossy finish black and white photographic postcard, postally unused. Light corner wear and light creasing but in good overall condition.
Over 50 years ago the stature was stolen. Folks in the region are in the process of raising funds to fund a replacement, see:
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Late President Kruger Boer War Leader Original Black & White Postcard - In his own Kingdom
A satirical postcard depicting the former leader of the South African Republics during the 2nd Boer War in exile. In good unused condition, very slight age foxing.
To avoid capture, Kruger and his family and aides escaped to the Portuguese territory of Mozambique and then went to Europe by boat. He took with him the Transvaal's gold reserves and their whereabouts are still unkno... read more
WW1 Comic Postcard - Finish Johnny! Xmas 1918 - produced by 8th Field Survey Company, Royal Engineers
WW1 Xmas card (blank reverse), Finish Johnny ( Turk ). Some minor corner wear and creasing, but a rare card from the often forgotten army of Salonika. Royal Engineer survey companies usually produced maps, but it is good to see that they had other artistic talents.
The Macedonian front was brought to an end at noon on 30th September 1918 when the ceasefire came into effect.
Post War Photo Album Officer 1st Royal Ulster Rifles / Army Air Corps
A fascinating photo album mainly black and white but also a few colour photos of the Royal Ulster Rifles in Cyprus, Germany (BOAR) and Aden in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Many photos named. The album belonged to a Captain John Smeaton-Stuart, 1st Battalion Royal Ulster Rifles (RUR) and Army Air Corps (AAC). He was awarded the General Service Medal 1918-62, one bar, Cyprus (2/Lt.J.Smeat... read more
Post War Photo Album Officer 1st Royal Ulster Rifles / Army Air Corps - Additional photos for lot above
Some of the photos only displayed, many more not depicted. There are circa 150 photos in total. See lot for sale above read more
12th (Prince of Wales 's Royal) Lancers
Original WW1 silk printed cigarette card, paper backed with details of regiment to reverse. In very good condition, may have minor age spots and light marking. No 23 of a set of 108 different cards distributed by a number of different cigarette manufacturers entitled "Crests & Badges of the British Army". Thought to have been issued by British American Tobacco in 1915.
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