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French Card from 1913

By Tom Fortunato stamptmf@frontiernet.net
written September 5, 2004

Member Bill Holland brings to our attention a find he made which seems to be an early adaptation of the Abbott cards.

Postmarked May 2, 1913 in Paris, France, this card was written in Spanish and sent to a doctor in Bolivia. It touts a drug called Ceribrine, for neurological pain of some sort.

It's interesting to note that that France appears to be the source for many postcard schemes. If anyone can shed more light on the origins of this card, please let us know! The company name at the bottom looks like "Fournier".