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1930s AVIATION MAP


1930s Ordnance Survey avaition map - as used by pilots.

 As you can see, this chap put his name and address inside...

 

Linen-backed paper, so it doesn't tear.

LLOYDS LAWYER: Legal Advice For All, published 1912

Front cover

Back cover
Inner front cover
 


Advice re chimney sweeps
Invaluable advice re contracts for service between masters and servants!


From an Edwardian book on legal advice, published in 1912, just before WW1, when the world changed FOREVER.

CHANEL


From a 1960s book on style and manners

THE BEANO covers, 1990







The Beano - Copyright DC Thomson & Co

Much loved by kids everywhere, Dennis and Gnasher now have their own cartoon series on the telly!

HAROLD WILSON RETIREMENT ISSUE, SUNDAY TIMES MAGAZINE 1976



Front cover and pix from The Sunday Times Magazine, 23 May 1976, showing Harold Wilson and family on his resignation as Prime Minister (Labour Party).

REAL POLICE STORIES magazine 1955


 
 

Fabulous hard boiled magazine, the type all the 'Film Noir' genre films were based on ... Humphrey Bogart, Edward G Robinson, James Cagney et al ...

HOUSEHOLD HINTS













These little magazines are dated 1940s and 1950s - and most of the hints are still applicable today. I love these old magazines as they give a real window into what life was like at the time.

As always, click for full size, then right-click and save to your own computer. Have fun!

1st WORLD WAR MAGAZINES & ADS






All genuine newspapers (A3 size) from World War 1 (bought these at Portobello Road Antiques Market, London - it's good to know you still can!). These are dated 1914/1915.


Vintage playing cards: old magazine covers, newspaper headlines and adverts


I'm a bit of a pack rat (as I'm sure you've realised) and often shop at antique shops and fairs, bric-a-brac shops, car boot sales etc. I've also got a bad habit of buying things that catch my eye, without really knowing what I'm going to do with them. Hence this set of cards, which I bought from a little shop on Richmond Hill, Richmond-upon-Thames, around 8 years ago.


The owner told me they're vintage - probably 1920s-30s, but I can't really remember the details - and I can't find anything online either! It's really frustrating...


If anyone recognises these, and what game they are for, do let me know! I think it's a form of Snap or Old Maid, but without a box or instructions, who knows?


In any case, I've put them up for sale on eBay as I'm still frantically de-stashing. I've got around 8 sets of vintage cards in all - Heaven knows what I was intending to do with them all!

Meantime, you're welcome to download these for Personal Use, if you'd like to use them in scrapbooking and projects. Just click on the pix to bring them up to full size, then right-click to copy them. They're totally unretouched, and scanned at a large size.

Enjoy!