Taken from Saucy Postcards: The Bamforth Collection, a new book which celebrates the golden age of comic postcards.

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This railway accident at Sheringham in 1909 was printed as a postcard and sent home by the station clerk the next day!

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Postcard reads: "Hi Al - Well I am still going strong I graduate next week and boy it sure feels good to know you will at last be doing something worth while. Regards to everyone Heidrick" Fort Ogelthorpe, GA, Postmarked 1944

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In this poignant postcard sent shortly before Britain declared war on Germany, Max wrote to his son: 'I'm glad that you are well and happy. I hope war will not come.'

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But this Royal Navy warship is something of a maritime mystery to Swansea archivists...

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