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Lot of 11 Unused WWII HMS Ganges 1940s Tuck's Postcards

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A collection of eleven Tuck’s vintage postcards, all featuring the HMS Ganges (Royal Navy Training Establishment) which was based in Shotley, Suffolk, Great Britain. Printed in England and manufactured by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, these sepia matte-finished cards were originally sold in packets of twelve in the UK. Card print processing was done via "photogravure". Get all 11 postcards for just $60

A collection of eleven Tuck’s vintage postcards, all featuring the HMS Ganges (Royal Navy Training Establishment) which was based in Shotley, Suffolk, Great Britain. Printed in England and manufactured by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd., these sepia matte-finished cards were originally sold in packets of twelve in the UK. Card print processing was done through "photogravure" intaglia technique which ensured uncanny image clarity for the time. Each postcard comes with a different World War II slogan on back. Get all 11 postcards for just $60.

Here is a list of the 12 postcard titles and corresponding World War II slogans that are on the back of the postcards:

  • On the River“YOUR L.S.D. WILL MAKE MEN FREE.”
  • Swimming Bath“WE HAVE TO GAIN THE VICTORY. THAT IS OUR TASK.” – The Prime Minister
  • Mast“EXPRESS YOUR THANKS BY BUILDING TANKS.”
  • Ward Room “WE SHALL CONTINUE STEADFAST IN FAITH AND DUTY TILL OUR TASK IS DONE.” – The Prime Minister
  • Annexe“LEND TO ATTACK.”
  • Ward Room Gardens and Signal Tower “THIS IS A TIME FOR EVERYONE TO STAND TOGETHER, AND HOLD FIRM!” – The Prime Minister
  • Canteen and Pavilions“EVERY POUND YOU LEND TODAY WILL HASTEN VICTORY ON ITS WAY”
  • Figure Head“DON’T DELAY – LEND TODAY.”
  • Entrance Gate “T.N.T.” – TO-DAY, NOT TO-MORROW!
  • Parade Ground“WE SHALL NEVER STOP, NEVER WEARY, AND NEVER GIVE IN.” – The Prime Minister
  • Kit Inspection “LET US ALL STRIVE WITHOUT FAILING IN FAITH OR IN DUTY.” – The Prime Minister
  • **Mess“YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOUR L.S.D. TO HELP IT WIN THE VICTORY.”
        **Missing from this collection.

Condition: Like new with slight rounding to the corners of some. All postcards are unused/unmailed.

Special Note: There is one card missing to make this set complete, the missing card is entitled "Mess H.M.S. Ganges". Refer to http://tuckdb.org/sets/7599 for more information about this set.

TAGS: WW2 postcard militaria 1940s

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Lot of 11 Unused WWII HMS Ganges 1940s Tuck's Postcards

Lot of 11 Unused WWII HMS Ganges 1940s Tuck's Postcards

A collection of eleven Tuck’s vintage postcards, all featuring the HMS Ganges (Royal Navy Training Establishment) which was based in Shotley, Suffolk, Great Britain. Printed in England and manufactured by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, these sepia matte-finished cards were originally sold in packets of twelve in the UK. Card print processing was done via "photogravure". Get all 11 postcards for just $60

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