Villes Décorées de France (postcards)

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Villes Décorées de France


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Series information :

  • Issued by : ?
  • Date of issue : <1914
  • Number of cards : ?
  • Image variants : Not known

This is a series of trade cards issued in France, showing the coat of arms of cities that were decorated during the wars in the 19th century. The reverse of (most of) the cards describes for what battle/siege the decorations were awarded. The latest war mentioned is the Franco-Prussian war of 1870-71. This dates the cards prior to the First World War.

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The postcards are known with two different designs on the reverse. And many cards are known with advertising printed on the front of the cards :


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Company

I have no further information on who issued the postcards; there is no information on an editor/publisher on the reverse of the cards.

Trade cards with a similar design were issued by:

Cards

For more of this series, see here


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