WW1 British Army Lucky Brass Horseshoe Charm & Blighty Postcard

WW1 British Army Lucky Brass Horseshoe Charm & Blighty Postcard

Code: 11942

£25.00 Approx $30.27, €29, £25
(1 in stock)
 

For sale is a WW1 British Army Front Line Soldiers trench art Lucky Brass Horse Shoe Charm, often carried by soldiers on the front and kept in their pockets as a superstitious lucky charm accompanied by a period British Army Loving Wishes From Blighty To My dear Son, made by Beagles Postcards. Blighty was an informal term for Britain or England, used by soldiers of the First and Second World Wars.The post card depicts two hands holding hands inside a lucky horseshoe surrounded by flowers and a poem, this poem states: loving wishes from Blighty. To my dear son from Blighty oh for the rolling say this card has come to you to bring a wealth of kindest thoughts and heartfelt wishes through my dangers all be warned off your lips retain a smile till you return to home and friends who miss you all the while. Alleyn copyright beagles postcards.” On the reverse it states “ One beagles and co-LTDEC printers and publishers postcard beagles postcard best in the world. For correspondence for address only. Printed in England number 1252. And in blue ink there is also a handwritten text saying with best love from your loving mother.” Guaranteed original or money back. This will be sent first class signed for and dispatched within two to three working day’s.