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World War 1 140+ Letters & Photocards - Lancashire Fusiliers Soldier of Carlisle

World War 1 Letters & Photocards - Lancashire Fusiliers Soldier of Carlisle

During war, people were sending triangular folded letters, because of the envelope shortage.

Triangular folded letters sent during wartime. Without access to envelopes and postcards, soldiers folded up triangular letters that were their own package–”letter and envelope in one.

Stocked up with sweet memories: These old tins are purely for decoration, as is this period chocolate advert

And when he bought his own two-up, two-down Victorian home in Godmanchester, Cambs, two years ago, he began transforming it into a home that time forgot.