A Smuggler's Song

Catalogue Number:- Reference Number:- The Bookmark Society Number:-  
not yet allocated Cash-bm0124 9 - Blue Sky
10 - Grey sky
 

 
J & J Cash woven bookmark with image of an old sailing boat and men on beach, together with words of a Kipling verse
 

Words:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
{image of old sailing boat & men on beach}
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A Smugglers' Song
 
 
Five-and-twenty ponies,
 
 
Trotting through the dark:
 
 
Brandy for the Parson,
 
 
'Baccy for the Clerk;
 
 
Laces for a Lady;
 
 
letters for a spy,
 
 
And watch the wall,
 
 
my darling, while the
 
 
gentlemen go by!
 
 
Rudyard Kipling
 
 
 
 
 
 
{image of men carrying barrels}
 
 
Size:
cm long by cm wide
Comments:
The bookmark above is the standard length version, with grey sky. The Bookmark Society has allocated the Reference Number of 10 to this version.
There is also an earlier, longer version, with blue sky, to which the TBS has allocated the Reference Number of 9.

Signed: MADE BY CASH'S OF COVENTRY on the reverse top turn over, which The Bookmark Society dates to the 1985-1995 period:

reverse turnover of this bookmark
image of woven credit, on reverse top turn-over
 


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