J.H.M. Carpenter, Ltd.

J.H.M. Carpenter was born in England in 1838 and the family emigrated to New Zealand when he was still very young. The family settled in Panmure, Auckland and by 1884 he had established his coal merchants business.

Printed: c.1890’s

Print Type: Order Form

Card: QV 1d Blue on Yellow (Samuel: AA.6d)

Notes: Easdown & Co. card reused for J. H. M. Carpenter

Printed: c.1890’s

Print Type: Order Form

Card: QV 1d Blue on Yellow (Samuel: AA.6d)

Notes:

Printed: c.1907

Print Type: Order Form

Card: KEVII ½d Blue (Samuel: AB.2a)

Notes: A number of these cards have been recorded. All of them have been mint and all are on a small format card than the standard stationery card. As there is no indication that these were PTPO it is assumed that the firm had the cards cut down in size.

On some cards alterations to the telephone number and address have been made in ink.