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My entry for Postcard Friday is a postcard ("briefkaart" in Dutch) of 80 years back (1933).
At the time, there was, like today, an economical crisis in Europe. At the lefthand bottom line you can read "Met een toeslag van 3 ct voor het Nat Crisis Com" (With an addition of 3 ct for the National Crisis Committee).
This card was sent by my grandparents to my parents in Batavia, Dutch Indies (Djakarta, Indonesia). We found it when we cleared away the house of my mother after her death.
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Apr 05 2013 13:15 GMT clintonfolks
wonderful entry senna.!!!
Apr 05 2013 13:16 GMT julie13
Brilliant entry
Apr 05 2013 13:22 GMT Myshots
Wonderful entry..with great notes!
Apr 05 2013 13:32 GMT abojovna PRO
Very interesting family relics, Peter, beautiful entry!
Apr 05 2013 13:58 GMT Lalbabu
What a momorable postcard,lovely entry !!!!!
Apr 05 2013 14:01 GMT fotoloekb PRO
What a nice old card Peter!
Apr 05 2013 15:16 GMT marioalbertina
Great memory ! ................
Apr 05 2013 16:22 GMT Sheila PRO
What a wonderful find. Thanks for sharing it with us!
Apr 05 2013 17:22 GMT elsje323
wonderful old cart
Apr 05 2013 17:50 GMT fhelsing PRO
What a wonderful thing to find!
Apr 05 2013 18:06 GMT Dorado
Excellent shot My friend!
Apr 05 2013 19:43 GMT MargNZ
Historical and an important family archive . Excellent entry Peter :)
Apr 05 2013 20:17 GMT superJoan
Peter we have some like this from Barrie's Grandma when she was a nanny in Leige..1912
Apr 05 2013 21:00 GMT junne PRO
outstanding find. aren't we glad not to have to work for the post office and read handwritten addresses ?
Apr 05 2013 22:01 GMT Icandoit
Fantastic - postcard picture!
Apr 05 2013 22:49 GMT 25barb
How wonderful to have such a fabulous find and something that can be treasured for so many more years..
You did a super job photographing it and presented well for us to see.
Great piece of the past
Apr 06 2013 01:49 GMT potterjo
wonderful find
Apr 06 2013 08:03 GMT roncarlin PRO
Excellent postcard for theme. Have a great weekend.
Apr 06 2013 13:58 GMT Donjames
Awesome....I have a collection of postcards from the same era, they were found when my grandfather passed on
Apr 06 2013 14:07 GMT Cronos1
What a great entry ! A priceless memory !
Apr 06 2013 15:41 GMT T1MELESS PRO
Nice find and a great entry Peter !!!!!
Apr 06 2013 17:56 GMT Bellavista
aww... what a lovely memory Peter! Sure is this card close to your heart! :-)
Apr 07 2013 01:09 GMT pauli3522
wow..that is an antique....
Apr 07 2013 06:14 GMT senna3
Thank you all for the nice comments!
Apr 07 2013 09:25 GMT skyball
Interesting card..great entry!!!!!......
Apr 07 2013 18:50 GMT senna3
Thanks Geoff.