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SRI LANKA POSTCARDS
& CEYLON
POST CARDS

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SRI LANKA POSTCARDS & CEYLON POST CARDS
இலங்கை / DEMOCRATIC SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF SRI LANKA
Şri-Lanka / Шри Ланка / Σρι Λάνκα / Sililanaka

The "continental" sized items are from the modern Sri Lankan
period; all other items are from the earlier Ceylonese period.

"79  A CHIEF KANDYAN DANCER, CEYLON" hand-colored  / tinted real photo of English manufacture from Ceylon Pictorials, unused, numeral written on back in ink, album marks on back, writing on front (in margin) dates to 1956. $4.25 cd

"ABHAYAGIRI DAGOBA. ANURADHAPURA, CEYLON" with a cart near some ruins, unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 66 on back, good focus & composition, good edges, yellowish toning along one back edge, six small indentations detectable only from the back. $3.50 c

  Artist_Zamparelli_Ceylon-200_small.JPG  "A Feature of the Mural Lounge aboard TWA's JETSTREAM® aircraft is a distinctive painting by Maric Zamparelli" depicting a Ceylonese woman in a sari amidst Ceylonese artifacts, mailed 1960 from France to Pennsylvania, a tiny bend in each of the lower corners which is hard to see from the front, fresh appearance except for tiny spot of cancel ink on front in sky of illustration. Stylized wing & globe design printed in upper left corner of back. $5.00 aa(j)c-*

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  Ceylon_BoralesgamuwaA-200_small.JPG  "BORALESGAMUWA. A TYPICAL RURAL SCENE. COLOMBO, CEYLON" unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 13 on back, good contrast & composition, good edges. $5.00 c

"BULLOCK CART AND DRIVER. CEYLON" unused black & white real photo postcard with glossy finish, British made, copyrighted, numbered 68 on back, corner mount discoloration at back corners (3 light), good edges. $5.00 c

"Ceylon" showing a cricket game in progress, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1963 at Royalton Minnesota, small corner crease & paper clip indentations at the top. $2.50 s(c)c

  MIXone_276_small.jpg Sri Lanka postcard available from Judnick.com  "CEYLON, PETTAH ROAD SCENE." including several jinrickshaws & pedestrians near the Dutch belfry in Colombo, unattributed art on an unused Tuck Oilette post card 7482, faint album impressions at the corners, good edges. $4.50 ctb

"Copyright by Plâté Ltd., Colombo / No. 176 Tamil Woman with Child" unused black & white postcard on brownish paper, vertical format with the woman seated & the child standing next to her, tiny scrape on front affects only the background. Caption is entirely on the back. $5.50 c

"Devil Dancers, Ceylon." including 2 drummers, color from Plâté, numbered 52 on back, unused, corner wear. $4.75 cd

"Ferry Boat Lewella, Ceylon" including 5 people & an outrigger, black & white with brown caption from Colombo Apothecaries Co., unused. $7.50 c

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"GALLE FACE HOTEL, COLOMBO CEYLON" unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 4 on back, good contrast & focus, good edges, yellowish toning along top of back. $4.00 c

"GENERAL VIEW OF KANDY, CEYLON" unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 48 on back, good contrast & composition, good edges. $4.50 c

"KANDY LAKE FROM WACE PARK, CEYLON" unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 31 on back, good contrast & composition, good edges. $4.50 c

"MAIN STREET, FORT, COLOMBO, CEYLON" unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 69 on back, good edges, yellowish toning along 2 back edges. $4.00 c

"MAIN STREET, PETTAH. SHOWING THE NATIVE QUARTER OF COMMERCE, / COLOMBO, CEYLON." unused black & white real photo with glossy finish, numbered 65 on back, British made, copyrighted, faint album marks at back corners. $5.00 cm

"MOHAMMEDAN MOSQUE, CINNAMON GARDENS, COLOMBO, CEYLON" unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 45 on back, good contrast & composition, good edges, light toning along one back edge. $4.00 c

"MONSOON WAVE BURSTING ON BREAKWATER, COLOMBO, CEYLON." with a ship in the distance, unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 3 on back, good contrast & composition, good edges, small spot of toning in sky & on back. $3.75 c


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"MOONSTONE AND STEPS, ANURADHAPURA, CEYLON" unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 63 on back, good contrast & composition, good edges, yellowish toning along upper edge of back. $4.00 c

"MOUNT LAVINIA HOTEL AND ITS SURROUNDINGS, CEYLON" unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 48 on back, nicely composed, good edges. $4.50 c

Numismatics_BritischIndisches-200_small.jpg Ceylon post card available from Judnick.com"Münzenkarte und Nationalflagge. / ... / Britisch indisches / Kaiserreich und Ceylon" unused Postkarte on pebbled stock with deeply embossed images of 12 different coins circulating in British India (including Burma) & Ceylon circa 1904 (some as old as the 1/2-rupee of 1835) & the British flag; minor album toning especially near 2 front corners, excellent condition overall. Interesting center table gives 7 different exchange rates for the rupees, annas & mohur, meant to help merchants with travelers. $35.00 nbcif

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"Native Bontique(sic) or Shop" vending fruit & baskets, color on brownish paper from Plâté, unused, toned back, faint corner bend. $4.50 (c)

"Naval Hospital, Trincomallee." BW from Plâté, mailed 1909 to Crescent Springs Kentucky (Doane receiving mark), stamp removed thins back, corner crease, edge wear, lightly toned front. $5.00 c

"PERADENIYA GARDENS, ORNAMENTAL WALK, CEYLON" including topiary plantings, unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 30 on back, good contrast & composition, good edges, yellowish toning at 3 back corners. $4.00 cg

"Queens Hotel, Kandy," including nearby shops of Lebbe jewelers, a hairdressing salon & more readable signs, sepia-tone on yellowish paper with red caption from Plâté & Co., mailed 1952 in US (VLU), minor corner wear & rounding, trace of cancel ink on front . $4.75 c*!

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"Queen's Hotel, / Kandy, Ceylon." color, mailed in British Columbia in 1941, corner & edge wear, lightly toned back, 2 faint small corner crease. $2.75 c

"QUEEN STREET SHOWING ENTRANCE TO QUEEN'S HOUSE / COLOMBO, CEYLON" including the Hirdaramani store & clock tower, unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 5 on back, good contrast & composition, good edges. $4.50 c!

RAPID AIR. Continental black-and-white photo showing its DeHavilland DH-89 (4R-AAI) aircraft on the ground, good focus & composition. Rare. $5.00 as%

"REAPING PADDY, CEYLON" showing several workers, unused real photo from Plâté, British made. $5.00 ca

"Road Scene  Badulla, Ceylon" including several people in the street, monochromatic green with red caption from undisclosed publisher, small corner crease, very late usage at Springer Oklahoma, lightly toned back. $3.50 c

"ROUND THE LAKE, KANDY, CEYLON" unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 32 on back, good contrast & composition, good edges, yellowish toning from album at 2 upper back corners. $4.00 c!

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Ceylon_RubberTapping-200_small.JPG"RUBBER TAPPING, CEYLON." showing workers extracting sap from trees, unused real photo postcard with good edges. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 cpt

"Sigiriya  SRI LANKA" continental multi-view postcard with 5 scenes of Lion Hill & its nude frescos, unused, soiled back, front fresh. $1.00 s

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SKY CABS. Continental color photo showing its Antonov AN-8 (4R-SKI) on the ground with propellers running, nicely composed. Rare. $5.00 as

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Collector, museum & club links are especially welcome.

"TEA PLUCKING, CEYLON" showing 2 women workers, British made real photo from Plâté, numbered 62 on back, unused, good edges. $4.50 c

"THE BATHING PAVILION, MOUNT LAVINIA, CEYLON" unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 71 on back, good contrast & composition, good edges. $4.50 c

"THE COLOMBO MUSEUM, CEYLON" showing the exterior & gate, unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 15 on back, good contrast & composition, good edges. $4.50 c

"THE NEW TOWN HALL, COLOMBO, CEYLON." unused real photo of British manufacture from Plâté, numbered 14 on back, good contrast & focus, good edges. $4.50 c

"Union Place, Slave Island, Colombo" including several wagons, black & white with red caption on yellowish paper from Plâté, numbered 238 on back, mailed 1952 from Pennsylvania, stamp removed, upper left front corner chipped away with small paper adherence nearby. $3.75 c

AviationPropeller_UpaliA-200small.jpg Sri Lanka photographs available from Judnick.com

UPALI AVIATION, LTD. Continental black & white photograph showing its DeHavilland Canada DHC-6 (4R-UAA) parked, well composed with good focus, contrast is a little low. Rare. $5.00 a(p)s
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Wanted to buy--postcards or photos picturing the Times of Ceylon building in the 1950's or 1960's. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c2

"York Street, Fort, Colombo, Ceylon." including cars parked outside the Sime building, unused real photo from The Amateur Photographic Co., lightly toned back, corner crease. $5.00 c


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SRI LANKAN & CEYLONESE CROSS REFERENCES
Also of potential interest and at this site:

See also Ceylon philatelic literature.

  Cover_Ceylon_Mar45APO-100.jpg (338063 bytes)  See also Ceylon postal history. Shown is a US army envelope mailed free from Kandy in World War II.

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See also
Sri Lanka covers & postal history. Shown is an aerogramme mailed to the United States.

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