PULLOUTS

Part 2

1913 The Imperial Services Exhibition, Earls Court.

            Published by Gale & Polden, coloured, grey back, ‘MAILING NOVELTY’, next three lines of text in lined box. Stamp box with ‘Shape passed by G.P.O. for ½d Stamp’ and ‘3’ in the top right corner. Although published by Gale & Polden it is likely that these were printed by Valentine & Sons Ltd., the layout of the back is identical to Valentine’s The Great White City cards, with the exception of the publishers name , and the number in the stamp box is altered from ‘2’ to ‘3’. The contents are from Gale & Polden’s original photographs.

Contents, vertical strip of twelve views.
Aerial Flight and Alpine Ride.
Cruiser Lion Quarter Deck.
Cruiser Lion Stern View.
Cruiser Lion After Barbette Guns.
Lifeboat "John and Amy".
Western Gardens, Earls Court.
Entrance
Warwick Road.
Regimental Uniforms Review Order.
Avenue leading to Entrenched Camp.
Entrenched Camp.
Harbour and Ducal Hall.
Water Chute.

737                   We are In - Tent on / having a good time at / "The Imperial / Services Exhibition" / Earl’s Court.    Regd. No. 583,897.

1097                 It’s nice to have / a "buoy" hanging / round at / "The / Imperial Services / Exhibition" / Earl’s Court.   Vert left.

1134                 We Terriers get some / Strange Views into our / Heads at / "The Imperial / Services Exhibition" / Earl’s Court.   Vert left.

1913 Liverpool Exhibition, Liverpool.

            Published by Valentine & Sons Ltd., coloured, grey back, ‘MAILING NOVELTY’, next three lines of text in lined box. Stamp box with ‘Shape passed by G.P.O. for ½d Stamp’ and ‘3’ in the top right corner.


Contents vertical strip of twelve views with ‘Liverpool Exhibition’ at the bottom.

General View. / Opening Ceremony. / Music Court & Palace of Machinery. / Scenic Railway. / Fun Fair and Exhibition Express. / The Bandstand. / In the Grounds. / Entertainment Colonnade. / In the Grounds. / Palace of Machinery. / In the Grounds. / Palace of Applied Arts.

48                     Music Court, Liverpool Exhibition. Title measures 70 mm, no clouds in sky.

48, & 1184        Music Court, Liverpool Exhibition. Title measures 68 mm, the same view now has clouds in the sky, and a second number (1184) has been added.

1914 Anglo-American Exposition London.

            Although published by Gale & Polden it is likely that these were printed by Valentine & Sons Ltd., the layout of the back is identical to Valentine's The Great White City cards, with the exception of the publishers name , and the number in the stamp box is altered from '2' to '4'. The contents are all from Valentine's original photographs. Two different vertical strips of twelve views are known, and the same card can be found with different contents. Coloured, grey back, 'MAILING NOVELTY', next three lines of text in lined box. Stamp box with 'Shape passed by G.P.O. for 1/2d Stamp' and '4' in the top left corner.

            Type 1.

            Contents vertical strip of twelve views.

Court of Honour.
Court of Arts Bandstand.
Elite Gardens.
Court of Honour.                        
View from the Flip Flap.
Grand Restaurant.

The Garden Club.
Fine Art Palace.                        
Court of Arts.            
Scenic Railway.
Congress Hall.

Wood Lane Entrance.

1059                 You "Auto" come to / Anglo-American / Exposition, London.

                                    Note. 'Anglo-American Exposition, London.' in two lines.

1159                 Two / "Small Scotches" from / Anglo-American / Exposition, London.   Vert left.

1268                 "Right away" for / views of / Anglo-American / Exposition, London.   Vert left.

                                    Note. 'Anglo-American Exposition, London.' in two lines, under title.

            Type 2.

            Contents vertical strip of twelve views.

The Garden Club.
Fine Art Palace.
Court of Arts.
Scenic Railway.
Congress Hall.
Wood Lane Entrance.
Court of Honour.
Court of Arts Bandstand.
Elite Gardens.

Court of Honour.

View from the Flip Flap.
Grand Restaurant.


1251                  Held up at / Anglo-American / Exposition, London.   Vert left.
1268                 "Right away" / for views / of / Anglo-American / Exposition, / London.   Vert left.

                                    Note. 'Anglo-American Exposition, London.' in three lines.

            Two other cards unfortunately have no contents, so they cannot be identified as Type 1 or 2.

1059                 You "Auto" come to / Anglo-American / Exposition, / London.

                                    Note. Anglo-American Exposition, London. in three lines

1268                 "Right away" for / views of / Anglo-American / Exposition, London.   Vert left.

                                    Note. Anglo-American Exposition, London. in two lines, at the side of the title.

1924 British Empire Exhibition, Wembley.

            Published by Fleetway Press Ltd., coloured cards from paintings by various artists. black backs, with 'BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1924. NOVELTY CARD.' and the number on the back in the left bottom corner. The contents are drawings by E. Coffin, and the same views were used for types 1 & 2.

            Type 1. Contents, vertical strip of twelve views.

Canadian Pavilion.
View from Stadium.
Palace of Industry from the Lake.
Courtyard of
Indian Palace.
Palace of Engineering.
Newfoundland Pavilion,                      
H.M. Government Building.
Pavilion of
Union of South Africa.
Unity Bridge.
New Zealand Pavilion.
North Entrance & Colonnade.
Australian Pavilion.
Indian Pavilion from
Lake.


13.                    Up from the Coal Mine for further sights at The British Empire Exhibition.    Vert right.

14.                    We are having a giddy old time at The British Empire Exhibition.   Vert right.

15.                    There are many attractive things at The British Empire Exhibition.   Vert  right.

16.                    I cannot tear myself away from The British Empire Exhibition.

17.                    There are some wonderful spots at The British Empire Exhibition.

18.                    There are wonderful things to dis(h)cover at The British Empire Exhibition.   Vert right.

            Type 2. Numbers 19 to 24 have blue backs, with the number in the centre at the bottom.

19.                    You will enjoy yourself here if you have got the 'tin' at the British Empire Exhibition.   Vert left.

20.                    The British Empire Exhibition takes a lot of licking.   Vert left.

21.                    I've got 12 lovely views of the British Empire Exhibition.   Vert left.

22.                    May I C U at The British Empire Exhibition.   Vert left.

23.                    One of the prettiest spots under the sun is The British Empire Exhibition.

24.                    Just arrived at the British Empire Exhibition.   Vert left.

1925 British Empire Exhibition, Wembley.

            Published by Fleetway Press Ltd., coloured from paintings by various artists, black back with 'BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1925. NOVELTY CARD.' Each card is numbered on the back with the same number, in the centre at the bottom. All the cards are vertical left.

            Contents, vertical strip of twelve views.

The Main Avenue.
Canadian Pavilion.
Burmese Pavilion.
British Guiana & West Indies.
Australia Pavilion.
Gardens North Entrance.
Palace of Engineering.
New Zealand Pavilion.
Hong Kong Pavilion.
H.M. Government Building.
Old
London Bridge.
Australia & Malaya from the Lake.

19.                    At Wembley. This is a 'bootiful' place and I am having a 'duck' of a time.

19.                    I've got 12 lovely views of Wembley.

19.                    Twelve snaps of Wembley.

19.                    Wembley in miniature.

19.                    We're lingering at Wembley.

19.                    With luck. from Wembley.

1929 North East Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.

            Type 1. Published by Valentine & Sons Ltd., coloured, grey back with 'PRINTED PAPER, MAILING NOVELTY' and in the stamp box 'Shape passed by G.P.O. for Printed Paper Postage Rate' and '28 - 2' in the bottom left corner of the stamp box.

            Contents, vertical strip of twelve views.

Amusement Park, North East Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.
Carillon,
North East Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.
Palace of Arts, North East Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.
Main Avenue,
North East Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.
Main Avenue,
North East Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.
Boating
Lake, North East Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.
Main Avenue,
North East Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.
North East Coast Exhibition, 1929
Newcastle.
Festival Hall,
North East Coast  Exhibition, Newcastle.
Empire Marketing Board,
North East Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.
Women's Section,
North East Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.
Main  Entrance,
North East Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.

? number          Just a line. All the News later from / N. E. Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.   Vert. left.

1463                 In "Good Spirits" at / N. E. Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.   Vert left.

1467                 Held up at / N. E. Coast Exhibition, Newcastle. / Another funny Postcard for you.    Vert. left.

1483                 Hope this reaches you / from / N. E. Coast Exhibition, / Newcastle.

1490                 A little ray of Sunshine / from / N. E. Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.   Vert left.

1491                 A Double Scotch / from / N. E. Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.   Vert. left.

1493                 The Best of Luck / from / North East Coast Exhibition.   Vert. left.

1493                 The Best of Luck / from N. E. Coast Exhibition, / Newcastle.   Vert. left.

                                    Note. There are two different settings for this title.

1527                 Cheerio! I say- / Here's Luck all the way / from N. E. Coast Exhibition, / Newcastle.   Vert. left.

1531                 Upon my "Sole". Here's Luck / from / N. E. Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.   Vert left.

1531                 Upon my "Sole". Here's Luck / from / N. E. Coast Exhibition, / Newcastle.   Vert left.

1531                 Upon my "Sole". / Here's Luck from / N. E. Coast Exhibition, Newcastle.   Vert left.

                                    Note. There are three different settings for this title.

206,152 Main Entrance, North East Coast Exhibition, 1929. Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

206,365 Main Avenue, North East Coast Exhibition, 1929. Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

206,366 Palace of Industries, North East Coast Exhibition, 1929. Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

206,368 Boating Lake and Palace of Arts, North East Coast Exhibition, 1929. Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

            Type 2. As type 1, but the cards are sepia.

206,152 Main Entrance, North East Coast Exhibition, 1929. Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

206,230 Festival Hall and Fountain, North East Coast Exhibition, 1929. Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

206,364 Empire Marketing Board, North East Coast Exhibition, 1929. Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

206,366 Palace of Industries, North East Coast Exhibition, 1929. Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

206,367 Palace of Engineering, North East Coast Exhibition, 1929. Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

1938 Empire Exhibition Glasgow.

            Published by Valentine & Sons Ltd., coloured, grey back, with 'PRINTED PAPER, MAILING NOVELTY.' and 'Shape passed by G.P.O. for Printed Paper Postage Rate' in the stamp box, There was plenty of variety in the 1938 pull outs, with at least four different strips of views, and numbers 35-2, 37-2, 38-1 and 38-2 in different positions in the stamp box, and even almost identical cards with different contents. It is safe to assume that cards with 35-2 and 37-2 in the stamp box, were available in 1935 and 1937 before the exhibition opened, and 'Empire Exhibition 1938 Scotland' was added on the front of the card when they were put on sale for the exhibition.

            Type 1.            Contents, vertical strip of twelve views, with 'Glasgow' printed at the bottom of the strip.

George Square, Glasgow.
The University from the
Art Galleries, Glasgow.                              
George V Bridge, Glasgow.
Argyle Street looking East, Glasgow.
Renfield Street Infirmary & Cathedral, Glasgow.
Art Galleries from Park Terrace, Glasgow.                              
Great Western Road
looking West, Glasgow.
Sauchiehall Street looking West,
Glasgow.
Evening on the
Clyde from George V Bridge, Glasgow.

            Type 1a. '37-1' in the bottom left of the stamp box.

No number.       Empire Exhibition 1938 Scotland, / Hennessy's for Health, / To illustrate that /  Glasgow is in the "Best of Spirits".   Vert left.

            Type 1b. '37-2' in the bottom right of the stamp box.

No number.       Empire Exhibition 1938 Scotland, / Hennessy's for Health, / To illustrate that / Glasgow is in the "Best of Spirits".   Vert left.

No number.       Empire Exhibition 1938 Scotland, / Hennessy's for Health, / We're in the "Best of Spirits".   Vert.

            Type 2. Contents, vertical strip of twelve views, with 'Empire Exhibition (A).' printed at the bottom of the strip.

Dominions & Colonial Avenues, Empire Exhibition.
Scottish Avenue, Empire Exhibition.
Kingsway, Empire Exhibition.
Palace of Engineering, Empire Exhibition.
Dominions & Colonial Avenues, Empire Exhibition.
Atlantic Restaurant, Empire Exhibition.
South Cascade & Tower, Empire Exhibition.                            

Ireland
& Australia Pavilions, Empire Exhibition.
Tower & Atlantic Restaurants, Empire Exhibition.
Bandstand & Tower, Empire Exhibition.
North Cascade & Tower, Empire Exhibition.
Lake Fountains, Empire Exhibition.

            Type 2a. '35-2' in the stamp box.

No number.       Empire Exhibition 1938 Scotland, / Hennessy's for Health, / We're in the "Best of Spirits".   Vert.

            Type 2b. '37-2' in the bottom right of the stamp box.

1853                 Seein' / Bellahouston.   Vert.

            Type 2c. 38-1 in the bottom left of the stamp box.

1578                 With Best of Luck / from / The Empire Exhibition.   Vert.

1578                 With Best of Luck / from / The Empire / Exhibition.   Vert.

                                    Note. There are two settings for this title.

1748                 A Small Scotch and Good Luck / from / The / Empire Exhibition.   Vert. left.

1761                 The Empire Exhibition / is worth / "Blowing" about.   Vert. left.

1802                 Hearty Greetings from / The Empire Exhibition.

1847                 Here's Good Luck / to you / from The / Empire Exhibition.   Vert.

1855                 Highland Spinning Wheel, / Greetings from / The Empire Exhibition.   Vert. left.

1856                 Greetings from / The Empire Exhibition.

            Type 3. Contents, vertical strip of twelve views, with 'Empire Exhibition (B).' printed at the bottom of the strip.

Scottish Avenue, Empire Exhibition.
Kingsway, Empire Exhibition.
Ireland & Australia Pavilions, Empire Exhibition.
Government Buildings, Empire Exhibition.              
Dominions Pavilions, Empire Exhibition.
North Cascade & Tower, Empire Exhibition.
The
Tower of Empire, Empire Exhibition.
View from
Paisley Road Main Entrance, Empire Exhibition.
Atlantic Restaurant, Empire Exhibition.

North Cascade Fountain, Empire Exhibition.    

Lake
Fountains, Empire Exhibition.
North  Cascade & Tower, Empire Exhibition.

            '38-1' in the bottom left of the stamp box.

1578                 With Best of Luck / from / The Empire / Exhibition.   Vert.

1755                 My Hat Here's Luck from The Empire Exhibition.

1760                 Some of the Fine Points / of The Empire / Exhibition.   Vert left.

1760                 Some of the Fine Points / of The Empire Exhibition.   Vert left.

                                    Note. There are two settings for this title.

1782                 Good Luck all the Way from / The Empire Exhibition.

1850                 A Scotch and Splash / from / The Empire Exhibition.   Vert left.

1853                 Seein' / Bella Houston.   Vert left.

1855                 Highland Spinning Wheel, / Greetings from / The Empire Exhibition.   Vert. left.

1856                 Greetings from / The Empire Exhibition.

            Type 4.            Contents, vertical strip of twelve views, with 'The Clachan, Empire Exhibition.' printed at the bottom of the strip.

The Clachan, Empire Exhibition.
The Clachan, Empire Exhibition.
The Clachan, Empire Exhibition.
The Clachan, Empire Exhibition.
The Clachan, Empire Exhibition.
The Clachan, & Sea
Loch, Empire Exhibition.
The Clachan, Empire Exhibition.
Post Office, The Clachan, Empire Exhibition.
Post Office, The Clachan, Empire Exhibition.
The Clachan, Empire Exhibition.
The Clachan, & Sea
Loch, Empire Exhibition.
Sea
Loch, The Clachan, Empire Exhibition.

            '38-2' in the bottom left of the stamp box.

No number.       Empire Exhibition 1938 Scotland, / Hennessy's for Health, / We're Here in the Best of Spirits.     Vert. left.

No number.       Empire Exhibition 1938 Scotland, / Hennessy's for Health, / To illustrate that Glasgow is in the "Best of Spirits".   Vert.

1599                 A Small Scotch from / The Empire Exhibition.

1640                 "For Auld Lang Syne" from / The Empire / Exhibition.

1854                 A Few Lines from / "Bella Houston".

1855                 Highland Spinning Wheel, / Greetings from / The Empire Exhibition.   Vert.

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