This is a mysterious postcard which appeared on eBay in March 2005. The card
is dated 03 January 1928, and is in answer to an inquiry dated 28 December 1927.
The card is addressed to the inquirer: Mr. A. Ribeiro, 9 Rua Cima de Vila, PORTO, Portugal, and
is sent from Lachenal’s address of 4 & 6 Little James Street, Gray’s Inn Road,
The card says:
Your letter d/- 28th ult to hand.
We are sorry but we cannot do what you
request. We would sooner lose business than stoop
to such practices.
Lachenal & Co.
Lachenal Mystery Postcard, front.
Lachenal Mystery Postcard, back.
(The card is now in the collection of