A Dozen ‘Mundane’ Cornwall Postcards Found in a Penzance Hardware Shop

These faded old postcards were for sale ten for a pound. I think they'd been there for thirty years or so...

Pentewan Sands photo by J.C. Ticehurst

Although a dying breed some of the best shops to be found around Britain are the old-fashioned hardware stores. Some practically sell everything – literally the kitchen sink.  There is one called Jims in Penzance and these old faded postcards were for sale ten for a pound. I think they’d been there for thirty years or so…

Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth, Cornwall

Cornwall postcard

Cornwall postcard

Porth Island

Cornwall postcard

Gunwalloe Cove

King Harry Ferry Cornwall

Portloe Cornwall, E. Ludwig of Hinde Studios (courtesy of Glen Fairweather)

Duporth Holiday Resort, St Austell, Cornwall (courtesy of Glen Fairweather)

Cornish postcard

Carlyon Bay, Cornwall (courtesy of Glen Fairweather)