French Colonial Regiment: Rare Military Embroidered Silk Postcard
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French Colonial Regiment: Rare Military Embroidered Silk Postcard:
Patriotic military embroidered silkpostcard from the Second World Warperiod with the anchor insignia used by the French Colonial Forces that were raised in their North African colonies - SOUVENIR DE LA COLONIALE.Soie, Brodee.
See my book: An Illustrated History of the Embroidered Silk Postcard (ISBN 0-9540235-0-1)for all information on embroidered silk postcards.
Rarity: Rare card
Overall condition:Very good to excellent.A card thatwould look good in any collection of military silk postcards.
Surface marks: Overall ageing
Condition of Back:Excellent but with ageing
Written on:Yes. Sent from Philippeville in 1949
Image: I try very hard to get the image to match the real item, but the scanning process can lead to differences.Thewoven nature of the silk material can causeinterference patterns in the scanning process that are not on the postcard itself. Any white marks on the card or frame are reflections from the flash.
Postage and packing: UK - £1.00; Europe - £1.70; Rest of world - £2.30
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All cards are sent in protective plastic sleeve with cardboard stiffener.
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