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    WW1 Embroidered Silk The Buffs East Kent Regimental Postcard

    $51 (approx conversion from £40)

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    For sale is a WW1 Embroidered Silk The Buffs East Kent Regimental Postcard.

      This was produced in France during WW1.    During the First World War, many Allied officers and soldiers based in France sent silk embroidered postcards to their loved ones back home, in particular to Britain and Canada. From 1917, when American soldiers had arrived in northern France, they also started to send these cards to their families and friends. Many of the cards were illustrated with patriotic symbols, flags, slogans, or sentimental texts.   The embroidery has often been said to be the work of Belgian and French refugee women, as a means to eke out a meagre existence. However, it is evident that the embroidery was carried out by commercial firms using hand embroidery machines. Such firms also produced embroidered cards for the German market, although with different symbols and texts!   This will be sent via royal mail 1st class signed for and dispatched within two working days.
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    Code

    17247 (MZ-50646)

    Period

    WW1

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