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Item ID: 221806  

Tibet China 1910 Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard Tibetan Dandy & Bearers, Darjeeling

Vintage Tuck's Oilette Colour Old Postcard. Tibetan India China. Darjeeling - Dandy and Bearers & Chair. Ethnic Life. / The means of locomotion in the East are many. From the rapid and easy-going railway train to the disagreeable mount on the camel, there are a number of varieties. One of the most pleasant forms fo travelling is in the dandy. The bearers are strong and active men, and the distance they can cover at a rapid pace is always a matter of surprise to the European.

Postally Used in 1910 with British Indian King Edward 7th 1a stamp, tied Calcutta G.P.O. Addressed to Upper Clapton, London N. England.

Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons Oilette Wide Wide World Native Life - India Series II
Series No: 9091
Faults: Minor crease at top right corner
Sent from: Calcutta G.P.O.
Addressed to: Upper Clapton, London N. England.
Stamp: India KE7 1a
Condition: Used
Background: Darjeeling is a town in the Indian state of West Bengal and centre of the region of the same name, situated in the foothills of the Himalaya at elevations of between 2,000 and 3,000 metres above sea level.


Tibet China 1910 Old Tuck's Oilette Postcard Tibetan Dandy & Bearers, Darjeeling

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