An early, undivided back printed postcard featuring the paddle steamer Prinzess Marie. She was built in 1877 as the Prinses Marie for the dutch company SMZ. She was chartered to Ballin's from 1896 to 1898 and renamed Prinzess Marie. Postally used as a Feldpost Karte, with military cachet, in 1914, a long time after the card was produced! Very light corner and edge wear. Light marking to the front with light imprint from postal cancellation top left. Light marking and age tanning to the reverse. (VG)
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