1955 Oswald Mosleys Union Movement East London Satire Christmas Card
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For sale is a Post WW2 Oswald Mosleys Union Movement 1955 East London Satire Christmas Card.The inside of this Christmas card reads; “The Officials of the City and East London Area of Union Mobement sincerely wish you the Compliments of this Christian Festival and rejoice with you that 1956 will be a happy and prosperous one. F.Baley Bethnal Green, L Price Hackney, H Jones Shoreditch, G E Warren Stepney, C Gusterton Tottenham, G Sweetman Walthamstow, L A Flockhart Area Organiser. Christmas 1955.” The front of the Christmas features a satire political cartoon! The Union Movement (UM) was a far-right political party founded in the United Kingdom by Oswald Mosley. Before the Second World War, Mosley's British-Union-of-Fascists (BUF) had wanted to concentrate trade within the British Empire, but the Union Movement attempted to stress the importance of developing a European nationalism, rather than a narrower country-based nationalism. That has caused the UM to be characterised as an attempt by Mosley to start again in his political life by embracing more democratic and international policies than those with which he had previously been associated. The UM has been described as post-fascist by former members such as Robert Edwards, the founder of the pro-Mosley European Action, a British pressure group and monthly newspaper. This is in good condition and a very rare piece of ephemera from the Union movement. This will be sent via Royal Mail 1st class signed for and dispatched within two working days.
Dorset, United Kingdom
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