South East Souvenirs

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


limited edition USA Folkestone sew on patch,
4th edition 'silver/grey'
£30 each
(and CUSTOMISED! with pearl beads,
sequins and neon/dayglo french knots too!)
ps. I would very much like to do variations for other towns? Please get in touch!
c.1980s Folkestone Dover Sealink embroidered patch, unused,

rare survivor-
Folkestone Riley's bottle stopper
original c.1970s wrestling poster from Leas Cliff Hall Folkestone,
starring Pat Roach!
1970s Hastings St Leonards RNLI original poster,

c.1990s unused colour postcard of aerial view of Eurotunnel site
scarce c.1920's Whitstable souvenir enamelled badge,
c.1970s original Dover hovercraft poster
John Piper
original lithograph poster,

limited edtion FOLKESTONE badge
signed spiral bound book of b&w photographs of CLOSED Kent shopfronts, by Martin Amis
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
East Kent Womens Institute enamel members badge

c.1980s sealink ferry tin button badge,
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'

rare Southern Railway poster for Dover,
signed by EW Burley, dated 1939,
c.1960 Folkestone souvenir postcards, for International Folk Festival! (unused) each with label on reverse)

pack of used (French) Brittany Ferries playing cards, 54 + two jokers
Edwardian cabinet photo from Westons of Folkestone,
modern limited edition / 950 giclee print of Herne Bay Pier 1947,by Anthony Gross,
from original Lyons Lithograph series,
image size c.44cms. x 59cms.
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)

aluminium Kent Messenger 1959 calendar medallion
5cms. diam.
rare WW1 large enamelled badge
commemorating the local government board Comite des Refugies
Belgian/Folkestone alliance
Pandemic Spring
(around Deal, Kent)
text and colour photography by Gregory Dunn
photo book limited to 400,
signed, forward by Cathal Coughlin,

1930s enamelled Broadstairs souvenir brooch,
Edwardian photos of Invicta Folkestone in harbour, original frame,
Tollgate Folkestone with harbour arm in background, original frame,
c.10cms. x 14.5cms.
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

1953 greeting telegram, Maidstone Kent

family photo - South coast holiday1920's
(K's mum in the middle!)
email paul and karen rennie for more information

© Paul & Karen Rennie

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 mum Eileen is on the right end of the line.
They regularly holidayed in Margate in the 1930s!

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