Lot 1011

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Good pair of souvenir items acquired in France by visiting American soldier during and immediately after World War I, includes: paper post card, 5 1/2" x 3 1/2", with integral lace envelope embroidered with the date "1918" in the colors of the flags of the Entente powers, with "Souvenir de France" embroidered below. The envelope encloses a small 3" x 1 3/4" greeting card, showing a small pastoral scene and printed "Souvenir from France", and bearing the inscription "From your son Elmer Jr." in black ink, with the date "Sept. 27th 1918". The reverse of the card bears a second message from the soldier to his parents. Shows mounting remnants, else very good. WITH: embroidered cloth picture frame, 3 1/2" x 5", decorated with the French and American flags and bearing the date "1919" and the message "Souvenir de France". No photograph is present with the frame. Shows appropriate soiling and wear, else very good. Two pieces.

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April 18, 2018 10:00 AM EDT
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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