"Writing Space Dot"

Significant checking needed

Other Writing Space variations see Writing Space Other

This post 1906 back is comparatively unusual by simply using the words "Writing Space" to describe the message area, and if one ignores minor differences - such as colour, whether there is a full stop after the word "Post Card", and whether the dividing line is single or double - the backs can be divided into the following versions.


Crown Series 1 (1912)


Crown Series 2 (1911)


Advice to ... about to  get married (1910)


Advice to Men in Love (1910)


Barmaids (1914)

Breach of Promise (1911)


The British Workman  (1911)


Every Picture tells a Story (1912)

The Law


The Heavenly Twins - I Don't Think

also Lined address

Reworded Birthdays Greetings card


Who Said Liar

Unsigned - No Series identified - In some cases the artist may be "F S"

Following in father's footsteps


What every Woman Knows


A Merry Christmas

I've kept the bottle & the duck and send this card to wish you luck

Not in these trousers

Posted 17 June 1913


Why Lucy didn't get the letter


Man does not live by bread alone

Have you ever kissed any woman before?

[Signed Version known]


When a man is not a man


The Heavenly Twins - I Don't Think

also Lined address

The Typist - A typewriter saves time & makes work a pleasure

Posted 14 March 1914

[Unsigned F V P]

Variant colouring and Series 9034


I'm coming home stony broke



Following in Father's footsteps

'ere, why don't you steer ...

Posted 16 August 1911


I don't want no honey ...

Posted 21 August 1910


"Oh, He's touching me!"


But there's always room for a girl

Posted 23 August 1911


Here  What are you doing with that Girl? Nothin! ... ...

Also Numbered [PC. I] 477


Man's mission is to support woman and he does!

Your husband has a rather large repertoire

Oh yes, but he's taking anti-fat for that


I'll run down to the sea for the week-end and get a mouthful of fresh air

Oh! I'll come with you and see you don't get a handful.


"I don't know what you mean - besides I can't leave the baby"

Active Service - A Pressing Engagement


The way they have in the navy - Dowse the glim you lubbers


Under two flags

The Explorer

Can you wonder why the moon turned pale.


Some one has been there before him!

Writing Space

[9 Sept 1911] 29 September 1911

Also with Series Number and just number


Housemaids Knee

A Pleasant Complaint

also see Vertigen

A Couple of old tubs


What soup did you say this was Waiter?   Chicken Soup Sir


This is where the Milkman comes in!

Series 6073

For other variations see The Milkman

They do like their little bit of red

16 October 1914


A Happy New Year and a New Leaf to turn over

[Printed in Saxony] 


Do you want a bed warmer Sir?

Writing Space dot

[4 October 1912]


For other examples see Entirely British 

If I should plant a tiny seed of love


I saw your husband going into the public house again Mrs Brown - I thought he'd given up the drink.

So 'e 'as, Sir, but he do like a drop of beer to sop 'is bread in!


Lummy Guv'nor I thought you were the comet!

31 January 1912

On your travels George did you touch Florence?

No - but I had a darn good time with Mabel


I am having my own weight just now


My youing man's a soldier

Six foot high is he

His arm is strong

His weapon's long

And he's bery fond of me

"Go away you rude man" "Garn! Ankles ain't no treat to me, I'm a bus conductor"

May you see everything good this Xmas


The harp that onsh in Tara's Hall

How they go home

also Lined address



It was the schooner Hesperus that sailed the wintry sea

And the skipper had brought his bottle of stout

To bear him company

12 September 1912


Mary had a little lamb; who's flea's were fiery red; and every night when Mary went they followed her to bed

Writing Space   See Fleas

16 August 1912


A flea in the hand is worth two in the bed

Writing Space   See Fleas 


A Scotch Reel (Real Scotch)

Writing Space

Also Crown Series 1009

Only 11/6 & it won't talk back

Writing Space

18 August 1913


The Maiden's Prayer

O1 do send me a husband, and if he dies send me another, and if he dies send me another with trousers on.



A Windy Day in Bonnie Scotland

Writing Space

Also Crown Series 1008


There are spoons. There are others

August 1911