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PostSubject: H.M.S. Orontes playing card   H.M.S. Orontes playing card EmptyWed Aug 10, 2022 12:45 pm

Received this today from Australian EBay.

A playing card - the four of spades - from H.M.S. Orontes, I believed as the soldier is wearing what appears to be a Home Service helmet, that the card was issued post-1878.

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PostSubject: HMS Orontes Playing card    H.M.S. Orontes playing card EmptySun Aug 21, 2022 3:21 am

Hi JY
I actually saw it on ebay before I went on holidays .
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