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Spoof card462 viewsA card produced by Valentine's of Dundee showing a poster for an Extra Special Edition of the Helensburgh Times announcing someone's arrival in the town. A blank line was left to fill in the name — in this case Dickie. Image circa 1912.Feb 10, 2015
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Clyde Street536 viewsThis postcard bearing the Helensburgh coat of arms is looking east from Colquhoun Street towards the bandstand and the Old Parish Church. Image circa 1907.Sep 05, 2011
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Novelty postcard537 viewsA 1911 novelty postcard bearing Greetings from Helensburgh, which shows the Training Ship Empress moored in the Gareloch at Rhu, and below it a scene in which the young man on the left is saying "I am having a change, different girl again".Apr 07, 2011
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Watts Garage584 viewsThe 86 Sinclair Street yard of Watts Motor House and Repair Shop, which also had premises at 53 Sinclair Street near the Princes Street junction. This yard is adjacent to the Malig Mill which stood behind the Victoria Hall, and it was taken over by the final Mill owners, R.S.MacFarlane & Son. Image circa 1905.Dec 02, 2009
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Helensburgh Sands570 viewsAn imaginative and humorous postcard from the early 1900s featuring Helensburgh beach in days gone by.Oct 08, 2009
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Helensburgh's coat of arms539 viewsA colourful representation of Helensburgh's coat of arms, one of a Heraldic Series, circa 1905.May 06, 2009
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Unusual Helensburgh card590 viewsThis unusual card, posted on December 17 1901, has a version of the Helensburgh coat of arms and four scenes — the West Esplanade, Rhu Bay, Helensburgh golf course, and the East Bay.Feb 22, 2009
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The Band Stand565 viewsThe Breingan Band Stand which stood on Helensburgh seafront opposite the Imperial Hotel features on this old postcard. Image date unknown.Jun 28, 2008
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Rosneath shore584 viewsA sketch of the shore at Rosneath. Date unknown.Dec 27, 2007
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Centenary Cross589 viewsOld postcard with the centenary cross in the middle of Colquhoun Square, and the coat of arms.Dec 17, 2007
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Craigendoran Station677 viewsA Tucks oilette postcard of Craigendoran Station with a train coming into the station. The station and steamer terminal opened for business under the North British Railway on May 15 1882, and steamer services were finally withdrawn in 1972. The piers have since become derelict, and on the firth side of the line the station buildings are long gone. Post-dated June 3 1907 to New York, the card has an American one cent stamp on it.Dec 07, 2007
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Pierhead629 viewsRobert Brown's "Cyclists Rest" and "Pierhead Vaults" is on the Colquhoun Street corner. In the distance is the bandstand. Date unknown.Nov 29, 2007
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