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Friday, October 16, 2015

A Hand-Illustrated Postal Card – Japan to Luxembourg in 1900

 

Hand-illustrated postal cards will add a new dimension to your collection.  They are special because someone has taken the time to complement their message with a personal artistic expression. 

The gem below is one of my favorites.

 

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Drawn at Kobe, Japan, 14 Jan 1900, by a passenger on the

S.S. Queen Eleanor, a steamship built in 1894.

Kobe, Japan, 15 Jan 1900

Transit Yokohama, Japan

Carlsbourg (Luxembourg), Belgium, 26 Feb 1900

Forwarded

Transit Luxembourg-Gare, 27 Feb 1900 [5:00-6:00 a.m.]

To Esch-sur-Alzette, 27 Feb 1900 [7:00-8:00 a.m.]

1 1/2 sen postal card uprated to 8 1/2 sen

Higgins & Gage # 31

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