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Alexandra (HMY) 460706 Alexandra (HMY) A photo postcard from the Universal Series, featuring a view of the Alexandra in dry dock. In nice clean condition to the front. Light marks from album corner mounts. Small surface indentation left edge centre. Reverse is very lightly aged. (VG) £5.99
Bahia Castillo (HMT) 650801 Bahia Castillo (HMT) A sepia toned photo postcard featuring the troopship Bahia Castillo. She was built in 1913 for Hamburg Sud and operated as a British troopship from 1919-1922. A little corner and edge wear. Clean to the front with a few light surface marks / indentations. Some age tanning and light marking to the reverse. (VG) RESERVED!
Brandenburg (HMT) 562701 Brandenburg (HMT) A printed photo postcard featuring the Brandenburg as a troop transport. Built in 1902 for NDL, served as a troop transport from 1919 to 1922. She became the Hecuba for Blue Funnel in 1922. Light corner and edge wear and a little light surface marking. A few small surface indentation near the bow of the vessel. Reverse has a collector's cachet dated 1973 (which is of course far later than the date of the card itself!). (VG-) £4.99
Britannia 578107 Britannia A J Arthur Dixon colour postcard featuring the Britannia off Cowes, Isle of Wight with photo by Beken of Cowes. In nice clean condition with very light corner wear. Generally clean to the reverse with a few small marks. Size approx 6" x 4". (VG+) £2.99
Giessen 565701 Giessen A lovely and unusual sepia toned photo postcard showing the Giessen (built 1908 for NDL, operated for the British Govt as a troop transport from 1919 to 1921, became Ellerman's City of Harvard in 1921). Photo is taken at Cape Town on 19th July 1919 and shows lovely detail in this dockside view. Light corner and edge wear and a little light surface wear. Some ageing / marking to the reverse and inked number near the top edge. (VG) £11.99
Huntsend (HMT) 401701 Huntsend (HMT) A photo postcard featuring a view of HMT Huntsend (ex Lutzow of 1908, of NDL - seized in 1914 and returned to NDL in 1923). Light corner and edge wear and a knock to the top right edge. Some surface marking. Reverse is lightly marked and aged and has an inked inscription dated 1921. (G+) £4.99
Main (HMT) 334901 Main (HMT) A photo postcard featuring a detailed view of HMT Main. She was built in 1900 for NDL as the Main. In 1919 she was ceded to the UK and used as a troopship only for two years until she was sold to French interests. Corner and edge wear and light album corner indentations. Numerous surface indentations and a small crease across the bottom right corner tip. A small crinkle on the top edge near the foremast. The reverse is age tanned and marked. (VG-) £6.99
Phyllis 710504 Phyllis A sepia toned photo postcard by Opie of Redruth, featuring the wreck of the Phyllis which grounded at Hartland Quay, Devon on 7th May 1918. She was built in 1876 as the Hesleden for R. Ropner of West Hartlepool, later becoming the Swedish owned Phyllis. Under this name she was requisitioned by the British Government in 1918. In clean condition to the front with very light corner wear. Light marking to the reverse. Light album corner indentations. (VG) £8.49
St George (HMHS) 221001 St George (HMHS) A printed postcard featuring a view of the St George as a hospital ship. She belonged to Canadian Pacific at the time and was requisitioned from 1917-1919. Photo is by Axten of Southampton and the card was printed by Sanbride. In clean condition to the front, light ageing to the reverse. A light crease across the top right corner tip. (VG) £8.99

 

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