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Lovely cover designs on victorian Yellowbacks from 1850—1900. From British Library via AbeBooks: /www.abebooks.com/books/rare-railway-library-routledge-london/victorian-yellowbacks.shtml?cm_ven=nl_cat=nl_pla=cme_yellowbacks_ite=find_more

Lovely cover designs on victorian Yellowbacks from 1850—1900. From British Library via AbeBooks: /www.abebooks.com/books/rare-railway-library-routledge-london/victorian-yellowbacks.shtml?cm_ven=nl_cat=nl_pla=cme_yellowbacks_ite=find_more

"Australia postage stamp"  I always seem to really like these kinds of stamp, the mono-coloured ink print kind of thing. I don't know why I find it so pleasing. But I do.

"Australia postage stamp" I always seem to really like these kinds of stamp, the mono-coloured ink print kind of thing. I don't know why I find it so pleasing. But I do.

This booklet was designed to explain to newly-liberated young flappers why they should vote and who they could choose (prior to 1928's Equal Franchise Act, only women over 30 could vote). At  two shillings and sixpence, this is an expensive booklet, and is clearly aimed at wealthy, fashionable bright young things (to put it into perspective the average weekly wage for an average family was £1, 1 shilling, and 11 d[old pence] for a 50 hour six-day workweek [old money: 20 shillings=£1]) 1929…

This booklet was designed to explain to newly-liberated young flappers why they should vote and who they could choose (prior to 1928's Equal Franchise Act, only women over 30 could vote). At two shillings and sixpence, this is an expensive booklet, and is clearly aimed at wealthy, fashionable bright young things (to put it into perspective the average weekly wage for an average family was £1, 1 shilling, and 11 d[old pence] for a 50 hour six-day workweek [old money: 20 shillings=£1]) 1929…

Collectible cards game. Change for a shilling #Ephemera  #followvintage

Collectible cards game. Change for a shilling #Ephemera #followvintage

By Tom Eckersley, Oct 1947, one shilling on sale here, Post Office Guide, UK.

By Tom Eckersley, Oct 1947, one shilling on sale here, Post Office Guide, UK.

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