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Old 07-06-19, 06:19 PM
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I couldn't resist picking up this great postcard.

Images speaks for itself..


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Hmm, unusual cap badge if he is an Australian during the Great War. Same with brass buttons on the greatcoat.

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Old 07-06-19, 08:51 PM
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No cap badge visible, that reflection is one of the goggles lenses.

I thought that though the first time I looked at it.

Might be just propaganda of course and not Australian at all despite the text.

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Good point Roy, should have gone to Specsavers eh!

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Hi Keith,

I made the same mistake first time I looked at it. Had to zoom in to check

Still a fun period image and one I'm pleased to have, even if it does smack a little at propaganda, as I couldn't imagine this being an actually real tactic..

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Hi Roy,
I love the postcard! Can you read the brand of motorcycle ?
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Thanks Jim,

This one is escaping me, so any help would be great.

See pic.

If I had to guess, it looks like Imperial/New Imperial.

but it's not one I recognize.

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