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Castle Greeting Card featuring the painting Up Express To Paddington by Mike Jeffries

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Up Express To Paddington Greeting Card




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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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Charlotte, NC

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beautiful, congrats!


great colors in this, Congrats on your sale!

Wow! This is amazing!

Hi Mike - Really stupendous artwork... I love your subjects and style; your skills are incredible. :)

Thank you both for your kind comments, it's my first real sale!

Congratulations on your sale!!!!

GREAT work Mike! Love the lighting and the disappearing train in the distance. Congrats on sale.

Many thanks Richard for your kind comment.

Super!! I love the lighting.

Love the warmth from the late day sun you have created here. I am a fan, well done Mike!

Many thanks James for the feature in your group Only in OILS.

Many thanks Jose for featuring my work in your excellent group Stop time with art.

Thank you Adam for the feature in your group Everything Vintage.

Many thanks Krista for the feature in Originals that SOLD.

Thanks for the vote Joan.

Many thanks for your kind comment and vote Joan.

great work! V

Thank you Paul for your kind comment.

Wow, amazing work! I love that light....fabulous!!! v/f

Many thanks Gregory, I hope it made you smile.

a fabulous painting... great depth of field... fades away beautifully... love the description!... gregory

Thank you Debra, you are kind.

This piece is just so fantastic, Mike. A real attention grabber!! :)

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Artist's Description

YOU TOO CAN COMMISSION MIKE TO PAINT YOUR VERY OWN ORIGINAL OF YOUR FAVOURITE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE EITHER BRITISH OR AMERICAN, A SOUND INVESTMENT FROM WHOM MANY REGARD AS BRITAIN'S LEADING TRANSPORT ARTIST. JUST E-MAIL The Castle class of the Great Western Railway were the most successful and efficent passenger express locomotives of any railway in Britain and perhaps the World. There may have been more powerful engines, or faster engines but on a day to day basis a Castle, due to its sound basic design, exacting Swindon engerneering, the Great Western�s high standard of maintenance and the skill of the footplatemen, really did deliver. Here a Castle heads an up express out of the Westcountry to the capital in a scene that could be the 1930s though to the 1950s. An oil painting like this on board or canvas 20″�30″ of your favourite railway subject, British, American or even French, would cost from �1500. E-mail me on mike@tr...

About Mike Jeffries

Mike Jeffries

COMMISSION A PAINTING FROM MIKE. Virtually nobody considered the humble lorry worthy of the subject of a painting until Mike made it so. Years of being at the sharp end of long distance HGV driving has given him an insight and knowledge into the industry that enables Mike to depict lorries as they really were in the past and not the idealized view of the less knowledgeable making him the man to paint an original of your favourite commercial vehicle. He is without a doubt THE lorry artist. Mike’s first-hand knowledge of buses as a PSV driver for over forty years gives this area of his work a stamp of authenticity and knowledge of the industry so consequently his depictions of buses and coaches have set a standard that others follow....

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