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Postcards [2], depicting scenes from Bonn, Germany during World War One. [1] — Partie am Weiher; [2] — Coblenzer Tor. Together they make up pages 1 & 2 of a letter.

Reverse [1]:
[Handwritten in ink:]
Cologne Jan 9 1919
Dear Harry
Your card of Oct 29 to hand I had not forgotten you. I am sorry to hear that you are having a rough spring we are having good weather here & I hope it continues while we are here. I expected to leave here for NZ this month —

Reverse [2]:
[Handwritten in ink:]
but these rats [?] in berlin are delaying things a bit. The Huns are very short of food & cigarettes & tobacco & soap but they seem to have plenty of money not worth much (Mark 5[?]) well this is all this time. Hoping you and Mrs are quite well. With Kin Regard From Harley

[Note — Were among the possessions of Harry Thomas of Reikorangi].
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Postcard [1] from Harley in ColognePostcard [1] from Harley in Cologne
Postcard [2] from HarleyPostcard [2] from Harley
Postcards [1 & 2], reversePostcards [1 & 2], reverse