Master Back List

of "F S" and London View Co related cards

Inland Early Views

For INLAND postage only this space may

be used for communication

The ADDRESS only to be written here

Printed at works in Saxony

London View Co

27 July 1905

Early LVC Logo

For INLAND postage only this space may

be used for communication

The ADDRESS only to be written here

Printed in Saxony

 

London View Co

1905

   

So far this is a one off example which is important because, while it is not signed, it is almost certainly by "F S" and was published before the London View Company became "Ltd".

See London View Company & The Summer Girl

Inland (1)

For Inland postage only this space may

be used for communication

The Address only to be written here

Printed in Saxony

 

Earliest known date May 1908

 

London View Co Ltd

H Vertigen & Co

 

Some have no publisher

Most do not have serial No

 

The "rogue" Karaktus card has this back.

Barmaids

 

Divorce

 

Publisher: Vertigen

Karaktus

 

 

 

 

Inland (3)

For INLAND postage only this space

may be used for communication

The ADDRESS only to be written here

L. V. C.

-

Early Saxony

This space may be used for

Communications. Inland Postage only

The address only to be written here

Printed in Saxony

 

No Publisher

J W Asher & Co ,

Blum & Degan

J Beagles

Gale & Polden

H Garner;

F G Harwood & Co

London View Co Ltd

J Mandel;

Morris Singer

Regal Publishing Co

H Vertigen

Print colour varies

June 1906 but most after November 1906

Seaside

 

Post

 

I dom't think

Many different sets and some individual cards - see Early Saxony Group for details. Most of the sets were never reprinted but there are a number of special cases.

Inland Germany

Cards signed "F S"

August 1907

No Publisher

J Beagles

Blum & Degan

Gale & Polden

H Garner

London View Co Ltd

Woolstone Bros *

 

* With modified "Milton" logo banner line

Birthday Greetings

 

Oh! Did he!

 

Turkish

With one exception the cards with this back were never reprinted with different backs. However two cards in the Birthday Greetings set were reissued with a new title, no signature and a lined address.

LVC Logo

Cards signed "F S"

September 1907

London View Co Ltd

 

Barmaids

 

Divorce Series

 

Down Here

The Summer Girl

 

Cards with this back have also appeared with the following backs:

Inland Postage, Writing Space, Lined Address and Number ???

For details see LVC Logo Sets

Late Saxony

 

Some signed "F S"

 

January 1908

 

No publisher

The Popular Series

Advice to ... about to get married

 

Who Said Liar?

 

 

Take a friend's advice

 

Mistakes will Occur

 

For cards from sets this back typically represents a reprint.

 

Breach of Promise

 

Writing Saxony

Unsigned - possibly F S

?? 1907/8 ??

No publisher or with publisher added in left margin

 

 

See Fleas

 

 

Writing Saxony (2)

 

 

 

 

 

Writing German SB

May 1909

Cards signed "F S"

No publisher

He would if he could

 

Not a word to the Wife!

 

The Pleasures of Cycling

Try and Forget it

 

When at the Seaside

 

When You Wish

For cards from sets this back typically represents a reprint

 

 

 

At least some of the cards were later reprinted on numbered back.

USA Curl
USA Bee  
Communication Numbered

Signed "F S"

August 1908

No Publisher

Breach of Promise

1007

 

Every Picture tells a Story

1008

 

Crown Series

Numbered 1008 or 1009

Crown Publishing
         
         
Karaktus
Lined Address

August 1909

No publisher

Argall's Series *

 

* Only one example

The Summer Girl

 

Barmaids

 

The Law

This back seems to have been used when republishing earlier series - and some odd cards - plus at least some by other artists. See Lined Address Group

Writing Space

Most unsigned

January 1910

Printed in Germany

Sets

Advice to ... married

Barmaids

Breach of Promise

Every Picture tells a story

The Law

Crown Series cards

The British Workman (F S?)

 

Many individual cards

Advice to ... be Married

 

Barmaids

 

 

The British Workman (F S)

 

For cards from sets this back typically represents a reprint, and this applied to at least some of the individual cards.

 

At least some of the cards were later reprinted on numbered back.

 

All cards were unsugned - and some cards may well not be by "F S".

 

Many individual cards

Writing Space X   NOTE: This link is used for cards which, because it was not originally recorded) might be either Writing Space or Writing Space Dot.
Writing Space Dot

August 1912

Printed in Germany

Sets

Advice to Men in Love

Every Picture tells a story

Shop and Office Workers

 

Advice to Men in Love

 

Every Picture tells a story

 

Shop and Office Workers

Postcard PC dot I

Advice to men in love

 

Breach of Promise

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Postcard PC II

 

June 1914

Every picture tells a story

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Entirely British

c1915/6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Early Saxony Back"

(Green printing)

 

Seaside 1906

Earliest: 13 June 1906

London View Co Ltd

 

 

 

 

Sailors

Earliest 4 August 1906

No publisher

Later Back

 

 

     
     

 

"Early Saxony Back"

 

The Address only to be written here.

This Space may be used for

Communication. Inland Postage only

Printed in Saxony [Stamp Box]

Publisher (if any) on left margin

 

All cards signed "F S"

Published end 1906 - early 1907

 

Except where indicated the following series were not republished with a different back

Be Good

Earliest: 3 February 1907

No Publisher

London View Co Ltd

H Vertigen & Co

Drink

Earliest: 1 March 1907

No Publisher

Blum & Degan

J W A & Co ,

Firemen

Earliest: ?

No Publisher

Gale & Polden

Housemaids

Earliest: 4 December 1906?

No Publisher

Gale & Polden

H Garner

London View Co Ltd

I Don't Think

Earliest: 6 March 1907

No Publisher

Blum & Degan

J Beagles

H Garner

London View

Morris Singer (PPCM)

Jobs

Earliest: 6 November 1906

London View Co Ltd

New Leaf

Earliest: 17 June 1907

No Publisher

London View Co Ltd

H Vertigen & Co

Pa's Holiday at Brighton

Earliest: ?

London View Co Ltd

Printed by the London View Co. Ltd. for F. G. Harwood & Co., Brighton

Pa's Holiday at Hastings

Earliest: 26 July 1909

London View Co Ltd

Pa's Holiday at Southend

Earliest: ?

London View Co Ltd

Post

Earliest 3 December, 1906

No Publisher

Blum & Degan

Gale & Polden Ltd

H Garner

J M & Co, London

H Vertigen

Puzzle!

Earliest: 29 January 1908

No Publisher

Gale & Polden

London View

H Vertigen & Co

The Law

Earliest: 20 February 1907

No Publisher

Gale & Polden

London View Co Ltd

J Mandel & Co

Later Backs: ? (No signature)

Where there is a woman

Earliest: 2 February 1907

"Where there is a woman Series"

[Series rather than publisher name]

 

Xmas cards - Holly Borders

Earliest: 31 December 1908

No Publisher

London View Co Ltd

 

Specials

The British Workman

Earliest: 17 June 1907

H Vertigen & Co

[Unsigned]

Could it be by "F S"?

Earliest: 4 September 1907

London View Co Ltd

Set unknown

Later retiled in "Down Here" series

 
 
"F S Comic Series"

 

He would if he could

Earliest: 10 September 1907

No Publisher

London View Company

Not a word to the wife

Earliest: 1909

No Publisher

London View Company

Try and Forget it

Earliest: 10 September 1907

London View Company

FS Comic Series (only)

When at the Seaside Series

Earliest: 6 June 1909

No Publisher

London View Company

FS Comic Series (only)

When you wish

Earliest: 2 September 1907

No Publisher

London View Company

FS Comic Series (only)

 
     

 

 

Divorce

Earliest 24 October 1908

London View Company Ltd, E C

The Summer Girl

Earilest ?

London View Company Ltd, E C

Earlier & later backs

Barmaids

Earliest: 2 March 1909

London View Company Ltd, E C

Later backs

     
     

 

Draft List of Sets

Advice to ... about to get married - Signed "F S"

Advice to Fellows at the Seaside

Advice to Girls at the Seaside - Signed "F S"

Advice to Men in Love - Probably "F S"

At Last - Alone - Similar to "F S"

Barmaids - Signed "F S"

Birthday Greetings - Signed "F S"

Breach of Promise Series - Unsigned "F S"

Crown Series (1) - Signed "F S"

Crown Series (2) - Probably "F S"

Crown Series (3) - Probably "F S"

Down Here - Signed  "F S"

Every Picture tells a story - Signed "F S"

Hints on Dress

Honeymoon - Signed "F S"

Kiss me under the Misletoe - Signed "F S"

Leap Year: No Wedding Bells for Me - Probably "F S"

Lucky - Signed "F S"

Mistakes Will Occur - "F S"

Novelty Pullout - Signed "F S"

Oh! Did He - Signed "F S"

Puzzle - Signed "F S"

Sailor Jack - Signed "F S"

Scottish Series

Seaside (1906) - Signed "F S"

Soldiers - Signed "F S"     

Song Titles Illustrated - Perhaps "F S"

The Summer Girl - Signed "F S"

Take a Friend's Advice - Signed "F S"

Tommy - Signed "F S"

Turkish - Signed "F S"

Who said Liar - Signed "F S"

Xmas Cards with Holly Box - Signed "F S"

Could these be by "F S"?