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Orient Express Smythson Postcard Set


Smythson, stationary supplier to European royalty, partnered with Orient Express to produce correspondence cards made of vellum paper and adorned with an illustration of the famous train. Sold in a set of ten with coordinating envelopes.

An Exclusive Orient-Express Creation




A True Legend

In 1887, four years after Orient Express's first voyage, Frank Smythson opened his first stationery and leather goods shop in London, where his famous postcards became one of the best-selling items.

The Fabrication

The postcards are handmade in England.

The Paper

Cream-coloured vellum paper makes for a supreme writing surface.

The Train

A legendary Orient-Express train car is featured in midnight blue on each postcard.

Anatomy of the Postcard Set

Store a set of postcards in your travel bag for unexpected messages.