RURAL & HOP PICKING                           IN KENT

THE  FOLLOWING SECTION ARE OF POSTCARDS DEPICTING RURAL & HOP PICKING SCENES   

Hop 1  Londoners on their way to the Railway Station, entitled Homeward Bound, "A" of the Young & Cooper  series, postally used from Snodland in 1905. Postcard has corner creases bottom Left & Right.

 

£8.50

Hop 2  "Set" of Pickers, "B" of the Young & Cooper  series, postally used from Maidstone in 1904, Scratches on the picture which seem to be from the printing plate. 

 

£5

Hop 3  Interior of Oast House, showing the dried hops on the floor,  "C" of the Young & Cooper  unused. 

 

£5

Hop 4  "Group of London Pickers, "D" of the Young & Cooper  series, unused.

 

£6

Hop 5   Kentish Hop-Picking, Oast Houses and hops being taken for drying, "E" of the Young & Cooper  series, unused.

 

£6

Hop 6  "Set" of Hop-Pickers, "G" of the Young & Cooper  series, uned from Maidstone in 1904. There is a crease across the left hand corner.

 

£4

Hop 7  Poke of Hops on the way to the oast house for drying "i" of the Young & Cooper  series, unused.

 

£7

Hop 8  Group of Kentish Fruot Pickers "J" of the Young & Cooper  series, used  but postmark unclear.

 

£7

Hop 9  Harvesting, Reaper and Self-Binder (After Work)  "K" of the Young & Cooper  series, used  postally from Cranbrook in 1905.

 

£8.50

Hop 10  Real photographic card showing Hop Pokes being delivered to the Oast, unused and no publisher.

 

£15


Hop 11   Real photographic multi-view card showing Hop picking at Henry White & Son's farm, East Farleigh.

£9

Hop 12   A printed advertising card for Hadfield's Special Manure depicting a hop-picking scene. postally used from Loughborough in 1909.

£10

Hop 13   A coloured printed card depicting hops being loaded onto a train, published by Valentine, unused.

£10

Hop 14   A real photographic card of the workers of F.A.White Ltd. Yalding, unused and no publisher.

 

£18

Hop 15   A real photographic card of Measuring the Pick,  published by E.A. Sweetman number 53690, unused.

 

£9

Hop 16   A real photographic card of Families striping the hops

 

£9.50

Hop 17   A real photographic card of Ladies in their Sunday best while in the hope garden.

 

£10