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OLD PICTURE POSTCARDS OF KRUGER PARK

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Re: OLD PICTURE POSTCARDS OF KRUGER PARK

Unread postby Elzet » Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:56 pm

Soon there will be more with the proposed 'park-'n-ride' system, Micetta. :twisted:



I am thoroughly enjoying this thread, STF. Please keep it coming. :thumbs_up: :popcorn: :popcorn:



Hugh, do you have a copy of that photo? Would be great if you could post it here?
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Re: OLD PICTURE POSTCARDS OF KRUGER PARK

Unread postby flying cheetah » Wed Feb 16, 2011 10:07 pm

Thank you STF, what a great thread :dance: :clap:
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Re: OLD PICTURE POSTCARDS OF KRUGER PARK

Unread postby Micetta » Wed Feb 16, 2011 10:07 pm

Yes, I know :evil: and I will continue being indignant :wall:

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Re: OLD PICTURE POSTCARDS OF KRUGER PARK

Unread postby steamtrainfan » Thu Feb 17, 2011 1:36 pm

Thanks to all for your kind comments. I am so pleased you are enjoying the postcards. Here are my last two.

This one was published by S.A.R. Publicity and Travel Department, no photographers name is mentioned and is titled "Kruger National Park".

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scan0046 (Medium) by Richard Gillatt, on Flickr

This one was distributed by Earldons (Pty) Ltd with a name J Ryan, who I assume is the photographer and is titled " View over the Sabie River, Transvaal, South Africa."

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scan0049 (Medium) (2) by Richard Gillatt, on Flickr


Come on mites, lets see your old postcards. There must be hundreds on boxes, cupboards etc etc..
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Re: OLD PICTURE POSTCARDS OF KRUGER PARK

Unread postby Hugh » Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:05 pm

Elzet I unfortunately dont have that photo.. I did but where ... it was a very very long time ago. (50years)
STF are these seperate post cards or were they not possibly from a calender . The railways brought out a calender every year and afterwards you tore the post card off along the serated edge.
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Unread postby steamtrainfan » Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:20 pm

Hugh - most of them were from that tear off calendar you mention as they have a perforation line on one edge.

I am afraid that I do not have anymore Kruger postcards but I do have a lot more of S.A.R. buses in other parts of the country. These cannot be placed here as it is not SANParks related.

I am so pleased that everyone enjoyed this thread.
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Unread postby Bushmom » Thu Feb 17, 2011 4:56 pm

Mine are coming! I am just waiting for my "scanner" (BB30) to have time!
STF, love this thread :clap:
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Unread postby steamtrainfan » Thu Feb 17, 2011 5:50 pm

I am waiting. :popcorn:
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Unread postby Joep Stevens » Thu Feb 17, 2011 8:46 pm

Dear Forumites,

Herewith a contribution from my collection of old KNP postcards.

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Post Card of Letaba camplife - photo by Dick Wolff



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Post Card of lions with tourist cars - WLP1 - Frameworthy Publications, Jhb - photo by Dick Wolff

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Post C of Pallisades to keep out lions, native kraals, Game Reserve - Copyright F467


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Re: OLD PICTURE POSTCARDS OF KRUGER PARK

Unread postby Micetta » Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:05 pm

Very nice :clap: :clap:

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Unread postby steamtrainfan » Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:20 pm

Super Joep. Especially like the one with the lions and the old car behind them. Note the roof rack for carrying luggage - no trailers or SUV's in those days. Please post some more.
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Unread postby Joep Stevens » Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:23 pm

Thanks Steamtrainfan & Micetta. I will post some more tomorrow. I have also copied your lovely SAR postcards and added to my digital collection.

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Re: OLD PICTURE POSTCARDS OF KRUGER PARK

Unread postby Micetta » Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:57 pm

You noticed the car but not the dresses that the women are wearing :lol:

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Re: OLD PICTURE POSTCARDS OF KRUGER PARK

Unread postby steamtrainfan » Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:17 pm

Micetta - At my age my fancy turns to other things :lol: :lol: My heart is too weak to take the sudden surge of adrenalin!!!!!
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Re: OLD PICTURE POSTCARDS OF KRUGER PARK

Unread postby Micetta » Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:21 pm

:hmz: :wink:


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