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ADEN POSTCARDS

Sheik Said Tomb, Aden. No. 3

Title: Maala Load Camels and Cart. No. 8
Postally used postcard dated 19.ii.'31 posted at Port Said to Bedford,
then redirected to Virginia Water in Surrey. Postcard bears George V 1d
postmarked '_. S/28 FE31/PAQUEBOT' with Bedford arrival mark and additional arrival (?).

Publisher: Egyptian Cigarettes Factory, M. S. Lehem & Co., Aden.
Real photographic sepia postcard with divided POST CARD back
Code: PC-ADEN-028 ~ Grade: C ~ Price: 15.00 ~ SOLD
Card measures 140mm x 90mm

Reverse
Reverse of postcard showing postmark

Copyright Egyptian Cigarettes Factory, M. S. Lehem & Co., Aden

Handwritten message on reverse reads:
Dearest 19.ii.'31
I'm posting this at Port Said, just to let you know, we're "full of life" - and so far have had a very pleasant voyage. There's a gale blowing this morning but I rather enjoy it! The weather has been wonderfully kind, sea calm the whole way. We went to Aden - Mallah (?) is very steady and most comfortable. I sent old Dave an Ocean Letter, he will have received it last Monday, so knows by now we're O.K. Can't realise we're coming Home. Yet! Longing to see You again - keep warm, don't stand about at the station waiting for us! Best love. S.

Addressed to:
Mrs M. Mitchell, c/o Mrs Bullett,44 Spring Road, Kempston, Bedford, England.

Readdressed to:
c/o Mrs Hopcraft, "Newby", Callow Hill, Virginia Water, Surrey.

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