The note, which was sent to Ealing police station, warns the killer's knife "is still in good order". The card once belonged to a Metropolitan Police constable who was given it as a memento when he retired from the force in Betty passed away in August ; her sister preceded her in Thus began the Golden Age of American postcards, which peaked in with the introduction of tariffs on German-printed postcards, and ended bywhen World War I ultimately disrupted the printing and import of the fine German -printed cards.
A partial solution was to combine these dyes with petroleum distillates, leading to faster drying heatset inks.
I am writing this postcard for you to read when you are 50, in case things go badly and you are wondering why we let it happen I am writing this postcard for you to read when you're 50 in case things go badly and you are wondering why we let it happen.
These were commonly known as French postcardsdue to the large number of them produced in France. Follow BBC Travel.