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Commercial sets from unknown publishers

SET NAME: "T" series
PUBLISHER: Bell?
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Front: Similar format to the London Zoo “T” series with captions written on photograph in white.
Reverse: Several variations known to exist:
A: Typical "T" shape in the same format as the London Zoo "T" series postcards
B: "REAL PHOTO" (below "POST") and "BRITISH MADE" (below "CARD")
C: Similar format to B set but NO "Real Photo" or "British Made"
D: BPG Ltd (presumably Bell’s postcards) written inside a bell
E: Bells Photo
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
109728 The Lion Cubs, Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109729 The Lion Cubs, Zoological Park, Whipsnade Three young lions
109732 The Peacock Shows his Beautiful Feathers, Whipsnade Zoo
109736 Just a CARD from Whipsnade Zoo Five small pictures, elephant top left
109737 Multi View, Bison on Hill, Elephant Ride, Himalayan Bear, Zoo Entrance
109738 The Bear is Interested, The Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109742 A Cool Spot, Whipsnade Zoo Ducks and geese on pond
109743 A Corner of the lovely Tea Gardens; The New Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109747 (i) The Zebras create interest, New Zoological Park Whipsnade.
109747 (ii) The Zebras create interest, The Zoological Park Whipsnade.
109748 Listening In at the Zoological Park, Whipsnade Sarus cranes
10977? The Zebras create interest, New Zoological Park Whipsnade.
109778 An Eland Antelope feeding in Natural surroundings; New Zoological Park, Whipsnade Probably not taken at Whipsnade
109779 Eland Antelopes; New Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109780 An Elephant; New Zoological Park, Whipsnade Asian elephant
109781 Wolve’s in the Wood; New Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109782 A lone wolf in the woods - The Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109783 (i) Zebras strolling in the Open; The Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109783 (ii) Zebras strolling in the Open; New Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109784 Zebras taking a drink; New Zoological Park, Whipsnade Probably not taken at Whipsnade
109786 Bison on the hillside, The Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109787 Wallaroos in their Natural Surroundings; The Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109788 In a Wallaby Paddock; New Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109789 A Peacock; New Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109792 (i) Llamas in their New Home; New Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109792 (ii) Llamas in their New Home; The Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109793 Camel taking a Walk; The Zoological Park, Whipsnade
109794 Wild Animals; New Zoological Park, Whipsnade Zebra and warthog; not taken at Whipsnade
109797 (i) Old & Young enjoy the Elephant Ride; At the New Zoological Park Whipsnade
109797 (ii) Old & Young enjoy the Elephant Ride at Whipsnade Zoo
138450 The King of the Forest; Zoological Park, Whipsnade Portrait
138451 The King of the Forest Zoological Park, Whipsnade Landscape
138452 THE WRESTLING MATCH BY THE POLAR BEARS; WHIPSNADE ZOO
138453 The end of the Wrestling Match by the Polar Bears; Whipsnade Zoo
138457 Who said Buns! The Bear at Whipsnade Zoo Almost identical to 138458
138458 The Bear taking his swim at Whipsnade Zoo Almost identical to 138457
138462 Friends Whipsnade Zoo Grevy’s zebra and dromedary
138463 The Wolves, Whipsnade Zoo
138482 The Lion in the Chalk, Whipsnade
138483 Greeting the Public; Whipsnade Zoo Interior view of the old elephant house



SET NAME: 1309 series A
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Black and white photographic cards which are bordered. The bottom border is wider than the other three and 1309 is printed by the left corner of this border. Caption also written in the bottom border.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Bear Pen, Whipsnade Zoo
- Blue Bell Wood No "Whipsnade Zoo" in caption
- Ostrich Enclosure, Whipsnade Zoo
- Under the trees, Whipsnade Zoo Camel
- Wallaby Wood No "Whipsnade Zoo" in caption



SET NAME: 1309 series B
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Black and white photographic cards which are bordered. Border same width all round card. 1309 now on reverse in stamp area and caption now printed in bottom of picture. Probably sold in sets of six in a flimsy envelope.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Bear Pen, Whipsnade Zoo Landscape; bear in pool
- Bear Pen, Whipsnade Zoo Portrait; bear up tree
- Blue Bell Wood No "Whipsnade Zoo" in caption
- Camel Paddock, Whipsnade Zoo
- Ostrich Enclosure, Whipsnade Zoo Image as 1309 series A
- Under the Trees at the Zoo, Whipsnade Image as 1309 series A



SET NAME: 1309 series C
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Colour
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Coloured series, similar to 1309 series B, with 1309 in stamp area.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- Bear Pen, Whipsnade Zoo Landscape; bear and pool
- THE BEAR PEN, WHIPSNADE ZOO Wider angle view showing public walkway
- MAIN ENTRANCE GATES, WHIPSNADE ZOO
- WALLABY WOOD



SET NAME: Bottom border series
PUBLISHER: Unknown
CARD SIZE: Standard
COLOUR: Mono
DATE: Unknown
NOTES: Only border is on the bottom of these cards and it is a wide border which contains the caption. Reverse similar to London "T" series. Black and white photos wit a slight hint of sepia on most cards.
CODE CAPTION COMMENTS
- A COOL SPOT. ZOOLOGICAL PARK, WHIPSNADE
- A LONE WOLF IN THE WOODS. ZOOLOGICAL PARK, WHIPSNADE
- A SHADY ALCOVE, ZOOLOGICAL PARK, WHIPSNADE Public shelter
- THE BEAR IS INTERESTED, ZOOLOGICAL PARK, WHIPSNADE
- BISON ON THE HILLSIDE, ZOOLOGICAL PARK, WHIPSNADE
- CAMEL TAKING A WALK, ZOOLOGICAL PARK, WHIPSNADE
- LISTENING IN AT THE ZOOLOGICAL PARK, WHIPSNADE Sarus cranes
- LLAMAS IN THEIR NEW HOME, ZOOLOGICAL PARK, WHIPSNADE
- WAITING FOR AN ELEPHANT RIDE, ZOOLOGICAL PARK, WHIPSNADE
- WALLAROOS IN THEIR NATURAL SURROUNDINGS, ZOOLOGICAL PARK, WHIPSNADE
- THE ZEBRAS CREATE INTEREST, ZOOLOGICAL PARK, WHIPSNADE
- ZEBRAS STROLLING IN THE OPEN, ZOOLOGICAL PARK, WHIPSNADE
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