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I look at these postcards sometimes and think, “why would you produce a postcard of that view?”!

Finland?
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Finland.
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I'll take it, as nobody actually suggested Malta - Les just said it couldn't be. Refer to a minor oversight by puffin for explanation of that statement But it was the only 'island mentioned'.

Here's your next one- unused, undated, late C20th.
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East of Switzerland ?
Romania ?
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I look at these postcards sometimes and think, “why would you produce a postcard of that view?”!

Finland?
Aha - but you don't know what the building is, or why its so interesting! :lol: :lol:
Not Finland.

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Finland.
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East of Switzerland ?
Romania ?
Ooooh controversial :lol:
I don't think I'm allowed to answer that now.
It is, however, east of what we used to call the 'Iron Curtain'
But not Romania.

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Baltic States

Lithuania
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Just landed in some charming little villiage in Slovakia.
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Puffins rule or Puffin's rule !!! :lol: :lol:

OK, how about Hungary and Szentendre
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All wrong, chaps.
Not Hungary, Slovakia or any of the Baltics.

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Zakopane, Poland ?
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Not Poland.

Making you all work for the country, as when you get that, you'll get the city quickly.

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Czech Republic

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Czech Republic
Nope. How many left?

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Ukraine
Kiev
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28 Sep 2021 20:49
Ukraine
Kiev
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Nope, not Ukraine

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Poland Warsaw

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Russia?

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Somewhere famous in Belarus - I doubt it but it's worth a punt.
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Chișinău
Moldova
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Derbyboi2 wrote:
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Poland Warsaw
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Russia?
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Somewhere famous in Belarus - I doubt it but it's worth a punt.
TICK AND BATON.
It's in Minsk, so that'll do.
It's the 'Museum of the 1st Party Congress' in Minsk - Sounds a great day out, eh? Wonder what the gift shop's like?
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(Just noticed it doesn't actually say where it is on the card! It is, though)

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lesbootman wrote:
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Chișinău
Moldova
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Missed that one, but...

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Somewhere famous in Belarus - I doubt it but it's worth a punt.
TICK AND BATON.
It's in Minsk, so that'll do.
It's the 'Museum of the 1st Party Congress' in Minsk - Sounds a great day out, eh? Wonder what the gift shop's like?
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(Just noticed it doesn't actually say where it is on the card! It is, though)
They're rather good at that sort of thing. Anything to do with the party.

Bit like New Zealanders who commemorate anything at all if it's the biggest/highest/longest in the Southern Hemisphere or this:
James Cook Observatory, outside Gisborne. "The Worlds (sic) Eastern Most".
James Cook Observatory, outside Gisborne. "The Worlds (sic) Eastern Most".
Disappointed to find in WIkipedia it described in the past tense because "In 2019 it was knocked down due to its structure not being safe". It looks like the plaque may have indicated that it was at 178º01'53" S and 38º40'52" East before somebody got handy with the paint brush!
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Do you want to give me a number, Bill?

32 34 36 37 39 40 42 48 49 51 56 58 59 60 63 64
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34, my house number....

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Just reading about the Minsk museum. It is apparently a copy. The original building and all the contents were completely obliterated in a German air raid in 1940.
The building and all its contents were painstakingly reproduced and reopened in 1948.
And still nobody came...

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34, my house number....
OK Bill, here's your house. Postally used 1910. Where is it?

Mystery card number 34.
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UK. England. NOTW. One of the Yorkshires.
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Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
SOTW
England
UK
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Wales?

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Greater London

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Lancashire, maybe Merseyside.?

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Ubobo.R.O. wrote:
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UK. England. NOTW. One of the Yorkshires.
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Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
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England
UK
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Gainsborough?
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Too far south, Rev.

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Lancashire, Salesbury?

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Cumbria?

Kirkby Stephen?
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Kendal, Cumbria

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Cumbria and Lancashire are too far west.
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Northumberland

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Co. Durham.

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Northumberland
Welcome kelliegirl!

Northumberland is correct. ✅

Now, where?

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Otterburn?

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Rothbury?
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Otterburn?
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Rothbury?
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Hartburn?
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Wallridge?

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