Small East India postcard advertising military equipment from a Ludhiana merchant, circa 1890s


The card, 122 x 75mm has printed pre-paid stamp of Queen Victoria of a quarter anna. The card has a printed price list for equipment such as helmet puggrees, kolas, etc from the firm of Ahmed Shaw, Mohamed Shaw & Co of Loodiana, Punjab. It is addressed to the Commanding Officer of the 6th Regt N I at Neemuch and is postally used showing stamps of 30 Dec at Ludhiana and 1st delivery at Neemuch Jan 3rd. The year is not given on the stamps. An amusing piece of military ephemera in clean condition.

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