South East Souvenirs

a selection of souvenir ceramics, ephemera related to Folkestone
and environs.

full size reproduction of rare vintage Folkestone railway poster,
c.100cms. x 70cms.

limited edition USA Folkestone sew on patch,
3rd edition (only 1 remaining) available now
£30 each
1950s edition of The Grotto,
(pictorial paper covers and wrapper a bit spotted but sound)
b&w photo illus. and diagrams plus
story of the famous Margate shell grotto,
rare survivor-
Folkestone Riley's bottle stopper
old wooden coathanger for Kent dry cleaners, Folkestone, Broadstairs, Deal, Herne Bay,
1970s Hastings St Leonards RNLI original poster,
Royal West Kent sweetheart badge

1940s Royal West Kent sweetheart badge
two chromolithograph French postcards of channel steamships
Old Dover Labour Party supporters small tin button badge,
Bexhill Southern Railway poster
original travel poster for Folkestone, c.1950s, signed,
NEW summer 2020
limited edtion FOLKESTONE badge
original railways poster for Bexhill,c.1960,
museum conserved and framed,

1965 enamelled Folkestone Racing Club enamelled brass fob,
on original cord,
(Other dates available 1970s - 1990s)
assorted 1980s card Folkestone Racing visitor's passes,
£3.50 each
Ethelbert White
original 1930s limited edition woodcut,
signed and numbered from edition of 50, in mount,

original watercolour by Arthur Freeman of local Folkestone boat, signed and dated 1976
in mount, unframed
original watercolour by Arthur Freeman of 'Folkestone Ferry at Night',
c.55cms. x 78cms.(unframed)
£ 285
John Piper Romney Marsh church postcards
John Piper's Romney Marsh
pack of 10 postcards of Piper's Romney Marsh churches,
£5 per pack
1st edition of John Piper's Romney Marsh, colour full page plates, 1950,
old Margate enamelled heraldic badge on original card
large Folkestone souvenir button badge
Frank Newbould
rare 1922 poster,
19th century souvenir mug, with sepia image of The Leas Lift, Folkestone,
large RHDR souvenir green plastic plaque,
charming Edwardian cabinet photo
seaside souvenir from Ramsgate
scarce 1920s bronze Folkestone Piscatorial medallion,
inscribed on reverse '3rd pier 1922'
Dover angling society medallion,
1920s, inscribed on reverse,
rare Southern Railway poster for Dover,
signed by EW Burley, dated 1939,
c.1960 Folkestone souvenir postcards, for International Folk Festival! (unused)
c.1970 Sealink ferry poster,
Edwardian cabinet photo from Westons of Folkestone,
scarce 1938 Folkestone Cinema Exhibitors enamel pin badge
large scarce original photo of Broadstairs Lifeboat Francis Forbes Barton off to Godwin Sands, by Swaine & Co. Broadstairs
c.36cms. x 29cms. (image)
original mount with scratch and stain to surface of photo,
rare original 1937 Eric Ravilious contemporary lithograph,
Newhaven Harbour,
museum conserved and framed,
see page on Eric Ravilious
original screenprints by Eddie Pond, produced 1987 - 1989.
Dover, Walmer, Leeds,
c.35.5"/90cms. x 9.25"/23.5cms.
£65 each
original 1950s British Railways poster for Margate,
(conserved and framed)
c.1960s chrome Kentish Express children's club badge
six brass Southern Railway uniform buttons (some oxidisation)
c.1915 Folkestone souvenir postcard, with 8 views,

1930s enamelled Broadstairs souvenir brooch,
1970s girl guide's hat (small) covered with Folkestone patches and guiding badges, including enamel 1977 jubilee badge and enamel trefoil badges (please enquire for more details)
Ashford President of NTU enamelled gilt badge
1950s Medway Wheelers buttonhole,
Eastbourne Rovers Cycling and Athletic Club pendant,
inscribed J.Woods on reverse
scarce enamelled hallmarked silver
Folkestone & District cycling club medallion inscribed for 10m to recipient in 1937

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Rennies Seaside Modern
47 The Old High Street
CT20 1RN

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K's artist aunt Esther is second from left in header photo and my mum Eileen is on the right end of the line.
They regularly holidayed in Margate in the 1930s!

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