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"© E. L. Crandall / 141--Patio and Aztec Fountain, Pan-American Union, Washington, D. C. 84065" including some tropical plants in its patio, linen postcard mailed from Kinsale Virginia, mild wear to three corners. $3.00 d
"107--U. S. Capitol from Library of Congress, Washington, D. C. / 5A-H2625" as it looked circa 1935, postcard mailed there, some historical information on back, long corner crease, another corner with a small crease, some cancel ink on front. $0.75 d
"1113 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. WASHINGTON, D. C. / ILLUST. POST CARD CO., N. Y." black & white postcard with undivided back, light album marks on front. $7.00 c
"111 U. SW. Capitol and Plaza by Night, Washington, D. C. / 5A-H287" as it appeared circa 1935, unused post card, light toning on back includes a partial rubber band mark, tiny bottom corner bend. Shown left. $2.25 d. Same postcard but a darker yellow border, better corners, no back toning, year date written on back. Shown right. $2.75 d
"115--Folger Shakesperian(sic) Library, Washington, D. C. / 4A-H1791" showing the Folger Shakespeare Library; unused circa-1934 linen postcard from the Scenic Art Series of B. S. Reynolds, tiny bottom corner crease, tiny upper corner bend. Hard to find because (1) the Bard's name is misspelled in the caption, and (2) its name is actually the Folger Shakespeare Library. We doubt that its administrating Trustees of Amherst College were amused. $5.00 dclea
"133--Washington National Airport and Mt. Vernon Memorial Highway across the Potomac" as it looked in 1941, unused linen post card with faint corner crease, otherwise fresh. $3.25 ad
"142 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, WASHINGTON, D. C. 5A-H2221" linen postcard mailed 1939, light toning both sides, 2 bottom corners worn. $1.25 d
"153. State, War and Navy Departments, Washington, D. C." when they were somewhat smaller than today, postcard with undivided back mailed JAN 8 1908 (clear N. Y. & WASHINGTON TR64 R.P.O. hand cancel) to East Orange New Jersey, light album marks on back, noticeable corner & edge wear, an internal crease in the cancel area. $2.75 dm(n)
"157--Thomas Jefferson Statue in Jefferson Memorial. / Washington, D. C." linen post card with good color from B. S. Reynolds, unused, toning near back corners. $1.50 d
"192--Greyhound Bus Terminal, Washington, D. C. / Arrived in Washington Leaving for / / 0B-H974" unused linen postcard on yellowish paper from B. S. Reynolds Company. wear at upper corners. Now designated a landmark, it is an example of Art Deco architecture. $2.75 dba%. Another with faint corner crease, and minor corner wear. Shown. $2.50 dba
"203--Terminal, Washington National Airport, Washington, D. C. / 1B-H2277" as it looked in 1941, linen postcard with two views--passenger entrance & plane side; very late usage at Blowing Rock Virginia, corner wear including faint corner crease, lightly toned back. $2.00 ad. Same but unused & fairly fresh. $3.50 ad
"237. THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS." unused linen post card from Capitol Souvenir Company, trivial edge wear, one tiny spot of toning on back. $1.75 d
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"5441. COPYRIGHT, 1900, BY DETROIT PHOTOGRAPHIC CO. // LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, / NORTH HALL OF ENTRANCE / PAVILION." color post card mailed 1906 from Washington DC, back paper browning with age, mild corner wear especially at the bottom, light traces of cancel ink on front. $3.25 lddi
"70025 WEST FRONT, U. S. CAPITOL, WASHINGTON, D. C. LENGTH FROM NORTH TO SOUTH 751 FEET 4 INCHES - ..." unused early white-border era postcard, copyrighted Detroit Publishing. trivial corner & edge wear. Dome height also given in faint caption at the top. $3.00 d
"7699 STATE DINING ROOM, WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, D. C. COPR. DETROIT PHOTOGRAPHIC CO." as it looked from its 1902 renovation until it was reconstructed during the Truman administration, unused divided-back Phostint postcard, minor wear at the corners & top edge, couple small spots of very light toning. $5.00 i(h)dd
"ACROSS THE UNITED STATES BY ZEPPELIN / ... / C. E. NICKLES / 213 SEATON PL., N. E. WASHINGTON, D. C." postal card advertising souvenir covers for the first mail ever officially authorized to be flown across the US by dirigible, mailed AUG 19 1929. Such covers would later be prized & exhibited by philatelists, but we could not find a single example of this advertisement offered or displayed on the Internet. An unusual & interesting addition for an exhibitor. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. bdap-f
"Agricultural Department, Washington, D. C." white-border era post card mailed 1922, tiny spots of toning on front, corner crease. $1.50 d
"ALL TRAINS VIA WASHINGTON / BALTIMORE & OHIO R.R. / WITH STOPOVER PRIVILEGE // U. S. CAPITOL / WASHINGTON, D. C. // Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Dining Car Department" undivided back postcard mailed DEC 28 1907 (partial RPO cancel) to Miss Helen Crane in Newark Ohio, thick stock, serrated edge at bottom (probable menu separation), light toning near edges of both sides suggestive of album contact. $4.00 dr(b)
"ANTIGONE / BY JEAN ANOUILH / DIRECTED BY MICHAEL DOVE" unused continental publicity postcard for performances at the Forum Theatre in Washington DC, near mint. Cast included Katie Atkinson, Fiona Blackshaw & Frank Britton. $1.50 td
"ARLINGTON MEMORIAL BRIDGE AND LINCOLN MEMORIAL, WASHINGTON, D. C. / C-12" unused linen postcard with fresh color from Capitol Souvenir Company. $1.50 d
"A section of J. William Stohlman, Jr.'s confec- / tionery shop and ice cream parlor. Originally installed in Georgetown, D.C., in 1900. Hall of / Everyday Life in the American Past, Museum of / History and Technology, Smithsonian Institution" chrome postcard mailed 1965 by a visitor who remembered such things in his childhood. $2.50 dmi(s)g
"A session of the Junior Naturalist / Training Course at Washington, D. C. / Ptg. John Oakley ..." signed art showing a lecture being given to children in a forested setting, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1961 at Jordan Mines Virginia, good edges. $2.50 dea
"BASILICA of the / TRANSFIGURATION / to be erected on / MOUNT THABOR / in PALESTINE" showing the planned interior, white-border era post card in vertical format soliciting that contributions be sent to the Commissariat of the Holy Land Mount St. Sepulchre in Washington DC, mild corner wear & a little toning mostly near the edges of both sides. The plan for this Catholic shrine was approved by Pope Benedict XV. $5.00 pcd
"'Cannons' / Washington D.C." with unattributed art showing the exterior of the steakhouse & its lobster sign, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1963 from Hudson Illinois, small corner crease not into image. Art is signed but hard to read. $1.75 d
"Chemical Engine House No. 2, Randle Highlands, D. C." including the firemen seated out front, sepia-tone post card on yellowish paper from Randle Highlands Drug Store, trivial edge wear, a few tiny spots of light toning. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 df
"CHERRY BLOSSOM TIME IN WASHINGTON, D. C. / C-75 WASHINGTON MONUMENT IN BACKGROUND (c) H. H. RIDEOUT" linen postcard from Capitol Souvenir Company, fresh appearance. $1.50 d
"CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY, / WASHINGTON, D. C. / ARTHUR LIVINGSTON, PUBLISHER, NEW YORK. No. 47" private mailing card mailed there MAR 9 1900 (clear COLLECT'N. & DIST'N / WASH'N D.C. / TRIP 1 / WAGON No 1 cancel!) to Miss Bessie S. Grumbine in Mount Zion Pennsylvania, minor corner wear, light toning on back. $10.00 dlp-d
"CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY WASHINGTON, D. C. / ILLUST. POST CARD CO., N. Y." black & white post card with undivided back, mailed there 1906, water stain along one short edge. $4.00 dl. Unused, water stain along one short edge. $4.50 dl
"D. C. Stadium" with an aerial view of it ready for Washington Senators baseball, unused continental post card from Dexter Press, numbered 44724-C, scalloped edges as issued, excellent condition. $3.50 ss(b)d
"Department of the Interior, Washington, D. C." when its building was new (hence, circa December 1936), linen postcard mailed to Miss Dorothy Carpenter in South Bend Indiana, 'Received without postmark / at South Bend, Ind.' violet hand stamp & black double-ring handstamp applied to the 1-c Washington stamp. $2.00 d-i
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"Dining Hall Building, Bliss electrical School -- Tacoma Park. Washington, D. C." black & white postcard on brownish paper mailed there 1924, responding to a catalog request, corner crease, mild edge wear. $6.00 d%
"EAST SIDE, STATUARY HALL, U.S. CAPITOL, WASHINGTON, D. C." showing statues of Stark, Webster, Austin, Adams, Carroll, etc.--as detailed on back; postcard circa 1910 - 1912 but very late usage at Andersonville Virginia, 2 small corner creases, noticeable corner & edge wear, light toning on back. Also called the National Statuary Hall. $3.00 dsi
"EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, PRESIDENT'S OFFICE. / THE NATIONAL BENEFIT LIFE INSURANCE CO., WASHINGTON, D. C." in notably cramped quarters, post card mailed AUG 16 1922 in Baltimore, upper corner creased, minor corner & edge wear, noticeable spotty toning both sides. Information about this Negro life insurance company is sparse; it folded during the Great Depression. Harry McAlpin handled its publicity & advertising during its latter days & might well be in this image; later he became the first African-American reporter at a US Presidential News Conference. We found a useful mention of this company in Mary L. Heen's article 'Ending Jim Crow Life Insurance Rates' in the 2009 Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy. Rare. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 dbi
"FRANCISCAN MONASTERY, WASHINGTON, D. C. / ALTAR OF ST. JOSEPH 82003" unused white-border era postcard, copyright Commissariat of the Holy Land, authoritative elaboration on the scene printed on back, 2 tiny spots of light toning in the upper front border. $5.00 dc(f)
"Free Audio Tour / of Washington DC's Greatest Treasures / Mobile Tours / A Free Tour on Your Cellular Phone" continental advertising card with phone numbers for historic sites such as the Lincoln Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Korean Memorial, etc. Near mint. $1.25 dt
"GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY DORMITORIES, SHOWING STATUE OF JOHN CARROLL / C-23 COPLEY HALL AND WHITE GRAVENOR BUILDING, WASHINGTON, D. C." unused linen postcard in excellent condition. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00
"Goff Building, Clarksburg, W. Va. / WILBURN HEISTER & CO., ARCHITECTS, / WASHINGTON, D. C." showing a corner view, unused post card, circa 1910 - 1915, published by I. Robbins & Son, numbered A-7331 on back, 2 small areas of light toning on back. Hard to find! $10.00 adw(c)
"GRANT'S STATUE AT FOOT OF CAPITOL, / WASHINGTON, D. C." linen post card from District New Company, mailed 1942, lightly toned back, partial cancel on front. $1.25 d
"Greetings FROM / National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D. C." showing an image of how it was planned to look when completed, unused linen postcard. The shrine was built on the grounds of the Catholic University of America. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 dcc
"GREETINGS / FROM/ PICTURESQUE / AMERICA // MANTEL IN SENATE READING ROOM / CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY / WASHINGTON, D. C. // ARTHUR LIVINGSTON, PUBLISHER, NEW YORK. No. 87" red, white, blue & black image on private mailing card with very late usage at Ripplemead Virginia, small spot of ink on back due to sender's pen. $10.00 dlpi& NEW / NEU / NUEVO
"GREETINGS / FROM/ PICTURESQUE / AMERICA // MARBLE COLUMNS, SOUTH AND / WEST CORRIDORS OF CENTRAL / STAIR HALL, / CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY, / WASHINGTON, D.C. / Arthur Livingston, Publisher, New York. 191" red, white, blue & black image on post card with undivided back, very late usage at Palonian Springs Virginia, small corner crease, noticeable wear at the opposite corner. $8.00 dli
"GREETINGS / FROM/ PICTURESQUE / AMERICA // STAIRS TO ROTUNDA, CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY / WASHINGTON, D. C. // Arthur Livingston, Publisher, New York. 85" black & white & red & blue postcard with undivided back, very late usage at Owens Virginia, a few spots of light toning on front, overall impression from front is fresh. $10.00 dli
"GREETINGS from WASHINGTON" multiview with 2 scenes 7 checklist of phrases for sender to use, linen post card mailed 1947 by H. G. King. $1.50 d
"GRIFFITH STADIUM OPENING DAY" with a baseball game in progress, as seen from overhead, unused, black & white with glossy finish, high-quality print resembles a photograph, minor wear at bottom corners, light toning along lower back edge. This opening occurred in Washington DC in 1920 when the double-decking down both the left & right field lines had just been completed. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 ss(b)d*
"HIEROGLYPHICS. EVOLUTION OF THE BOOK SERIES" with art by John W. Alexander, displayed in the Library of Congress; unused white-border era post card published by B. S. Reynolds Company in Washington DC, minor corner wear. $1.75 cdlna
"Inauguration Parade Passing Willard Hotel on Penna. Ave. March 4, 1909, Washington, D. C. // COPYRIGHT / 1909 BY / HARRIS & EWING" with soldiers marching down the snow-lined street, postcard published by I. & M. Ottenheimer in Baltimore, mailed at DC March 1909 to Miss Elisabeth White in Bloomsburg Pennsylvania, noticeable corner & edge wear, toning both sides. Taft was the President to be. $8.00 dpph
"INTERIOR OF LINCOLN MEMORIAL, WASHINGTON, D. C. / C-26" linen post card from Capitol Souvenir Company, unused, small album adherences on back. $1.50 d
"KEATS / ENDYMION. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON, D. C." unused white-border era postcard with H. O. Walker art, published by B. S. Reynolds Company, soft corners. Offered as high as $7.00 at a popular auction site, but we need only $2.50 nld
"LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON, D. C. 'THE MARBLE COLUMNS' PUBLISHED BY MRS. HOWARD GRAY DOUGLAS / WASHINGTON D.C." color, unused post card, back misaligned (too high & a bit tilted), faint album impressions at the corners, good edges. $6.00 dli
"Lincoln Memorial by Night, Washington, D. C." white-border era post card from B. S. Reynolds, unused, toned back. $1.75
"Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D. C. / © B.S. REYNOLDS CO." with pertinent information on back, postcard mailed 1928, multiply creased, small chunk cut from top edge, as is. $0.50 d
"LINCOLN MEMORIAL, WASHINGTON, D. C. 2A-H996" showing the exterior, intended to resemble a classic Greek temple; unused linen postcard made by Curt Tech & Company circa 1932, light toning on the back attributable to the printing process. $2.00 ld
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"LINCOLN MEMORIAL, WASHINGTON, D. C. / C94" linen post card with fresh color from Capitol Souvenir Company, unused. $1.50 d
"LINCOLN STATUE. Situated in the center hall of the / Lincoln Memorial is this immense sculptured figure " chrome postcard mailed there 1965, small corner crease, trivial edge wear. $0.75 d
"Looking East from Washington Monument, Washington, D. C." circa 1915 post card, published by W. B. Garrison Ins. (their number 21032 on back), unused, couple small spots on back may be from the printing process itself, good edges. Full-size but miscut so that the central image is not parallel to the borders. $3.00 ed
"Looking Southeast from Washington Monument, Washington, D. C." including 3 bridges, unused white-border era post card, numbered 21029 on back, thin printers guide mark near lower right front, good edges. $2.75 d
"M501:-PENNSYLVANIA AVE., WASHINGTON, D.C. / 40837" including a long stretch of streetcar tracks, unused linen postcard, two small paper adherences on back, a little toning of the back corners due to album mounts. $2.00 d
"M517:-U. S. CAPITOL AT NIGHT, WASHINGTON, D. C." linen postcard with saturated colors, numeral written on back. $1.50
"M555:-CHERRY BLOSSOMS, TIDAL BASIN BRIDGE, WASHINGTON, D. C. / 40823" showing the trees given by the Japanese Government, planted to line Riverside Drive; copyrighted linen postcard, visitor's name on back (Charles La Pointe of Keene New Hampshire), unimportant small smudge on back. $2.00 dt
"M568:-THE BARTHOLDI FOUNTAIN AND CAPITOL, WASHINGTON, D. C. / 44523" linen postcard mailed there 1946, a little cancel ink on front, scribble attempts to obscure two word on back, trivial corner wear. The fountain sculptor also did the Statue of Liberty. $2.00 ds
"MILITARY AMATEUR RADIO SYSTEM / K4USA" Department of the Army / Office of the Chief Signal Officer / Army Communications Service Division QSL postal card picturing its Pentagon location on front, mailed DEC 7 1948 to Sayville New York, official business penalty notice making stamp unnecessary. While the mailing address, given on the card front, specifies Washington DC, the Pentagon is physically located in Arlington County Virginia. [Even today the Pentagon mailing address is Washington DC 20301.] Seldom seen, even less seldom offered. $14.00 m(a)dv(a)-u(o)
"MINERVA, LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON, D. C. 65057" unused white-border era post card in color, small corner crease misses the Vedder art, 2 bottom corners with a little wear. Interesting explanation of the allegory on the back. Very attractive. $2,50 adl+%
"Mt. Vernon Ry. Station // Pennsylvania Ave. from Post Office / Washington D. C. // Raleigh Hotel" postcard with 3 captions across the top, showing the WA & Mt V RYC building with streetcar beside it, streetcars down the tracks of Pennsylvania Avenue, a building with large sign reading in part "...BRADBURY / FACTORY WA... / F. G. SMITH PI... / / PIANOS / RENTED / STORED / REPAIRED" & the named hotel, from Leet Bros. Publishing, album marks on back; paste residue, small tears & internal creases at bottom from album removal. Still an interesting card. $9.00 dm
"Municipal Building, Washington, D. C." located at 14th and Pennsylvania Avenue, color post card from W. B. Garrison, much pertinent information on back, unused, lightly toned back, corner & edge wear. $4.00 d
"'Muse of Lyric Poetry' Library of Congress." unused & in color, made in Germany for the Illustrated Postal Card Company of New York (210.-21), toning at the back corners, front colors are fresh, trivial edge wear. The artist is not attributed, but it is H. O. Walker. $2.50 pna(w)ld
"NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART / Washington, D. C." Capsco Wholesalers post card mailed MAY 1 1965 (complete WASH. & CHI. E. D. TR5 R.P. O. cancel) to the Rev. & Mrs. A. A. Van Sickle in Emporia Kansas, good edges. $1.25 d
"NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART / WASHINGTON, D. C. / [X-3] Cigar Store Indian / XIX Century..." water color rendering by Harriette Gale, unused postcard, fresh except for hint of paperclip stain at one edge. $2.00 dm
"NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, WASHINGTON, D. C. /
"National Hotel, Washington, D. C." black & white from Foster & Reynolds (numbered 51G), made in Germany (circa 1908-1910), unused postcard, slight yellowing of the paper with age. faint album marks on back, faint small corner crease, a few tiny spots of light toning in front caption area. $6.00 d!
"NEPTUNE GRILL / 145 B Street, S. E. / WASHINGTON, D. C. / OPPOSITE CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY" multiview of their front & aerial view of location (marking notable buildings nearby such as the Folger Library, Supreme Court & House Office Buildings), unused Curteich linen advertising post card on yellowing paper, pertinent information on back, faint corner crease. $3.00 dma*
"NEW BUILDING OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUREAU OF THE AMERICAN / REPUBLICS. WASHINGTON, D. C. // FLAGS OF THE COUNTRIES COMPOSING THE INTERNA- / TIONAL UNION OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLICS. (ALASKA / YUKON-PACIFIC EXPOSITION SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 1909)" postcard presented 'Compliments of / C. C. ANDERSON, M. C.' as handstamped neatly on back, bottom corner crease, back paper starting to brown evenly with age. The building -- now known as the Pan American Union Building -- was to be completed September 1909; therefore, this is a very early item that corrects a lot of incorrect information that you will find to this day circulating on the Internet. Democrat Carl C. Anderson served the 13th Congressional District of Ohio, and was the time the youngest Member of Congress. $11.50 fdpe
"New Bureau of Printing and Engraving, Washington, D. C., / as seen from Potomac Park, across Tidal Basin" white-border era post card, mailed circa 1920, long crease, internal crease, small spots of toning on front, faint corner crease, as is. $1.50 dn
"New House of Representatives Office Building, Washington, D. C." black & white postcard from the Meriden Gravure Company, toned back with disturbances from album removal, trivial wear to 2 bottom corners, image fresh in appearance. $2.00 d
"New National Museum, Washington D. C." unused white-border era postcard, numbered 1500 near stamp box on back, fairly fresh with good edges. Part of the Smithsonian complex. $3.00 d
"NEW POST OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D. C." white-border era post card from B. S. Reynolds, lightly toned back, minor corner & edge wear. $2.50 d
NORTHWEST AIRLINES. Regular-size postcard showing its Martin 2-0-2 flying over Washington DC, writing on back supplies aircraft type, airline issued, printed in the US, small corner crease, trivial edge wear. On September 4 1950 this airplane crashed on take-off at Billings Airport in Montana, incurring substantial damage but no fatalities. $10.00 ad
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“'NUCLEAR ARSENAL' EXHIBIT, WASHINGTON, D.C., 1988 / PHOTOGRAPH BY ERICH HARTMANN” unused continental postcard, copyrighted, excellent condition. $1.50 pd
"ORAL TRADITION" post card reproducing in color a mural painting in the US Library of Congress, slight toning both sides from album contact, minor corner wear. $1.75 a(a)d
"PE- 4 / United States Capitol. The cornerstone was laid in / 1793..." chrome post card from L. B. Prince Co., mailed 1957, light smudge near stamp on back, front is fresh. $1.00 d
"Pennsylvania Ave. from Dome of Capitol. Washington, C. C." with a mistaken abbreviation in the caption & some readable ad signage (one says CONGRESS HALL); post card with undivided back mailed January 1906, mild corner wear. An uncommon & particularly interesting dated view. Sold but front still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 d
"Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C., / looking toward U. S. Treasury." color from W. B. Garrison, circa 1912, unused post card, edge wear which shows mostly on the back, small mark on back. $4.50 d
"PHOTO-ELECTROTYPE ENG. CO., N. Y. PUB. BY MRS. HOWARD GREY DOUGLAS / LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON, D. C. ..." color on postcard with undivided back, unused, light album marks on back, album impressions at the corners, hint of small corner crease, otherwise fresh with good edges. $8.50 d
"Potomac Park. Showing Tidal Basin and Bridge connecting / the Famous Speedway. Washington, D. C." color postcard from The Washington News Company, circa 1912, unused, minor corner & edge wear. $5.00 d
"PROPOSED NEW GOVERNMENT BLDGS., LOOKING WEST ALONG PENNSYLVANIA AVE. FROM CAPITOL, / WASHINGTON, D. C. // COPYRIGHT BY HARRIS & EWING" white-border era postcard mailed JUN 1934 (mostly clear BALTIMORE, MD. / T. C. PENNA. STA. transfer clerk hand cancel) to Mrs. C. H. (Marcia) Sigman in Dover Ohio, light spotty toning on back, tiny speckles of cancel ink in the front sky. Seen elsewhere offered as high as $7.25, but our price is only $4.50 d
"Randle Highlands Drug Store, Randle Highlands, D. C." sepia-tone post card on yellowish paper, published by that drugstore, unused, wear along bottom edge most easily seen from back, back printed skewed just a bit. Most unusual. $10.00 dp#
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"RELIGION, BY CHARLES S. PEARCE, LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, / WASHINGTON, D. C." painting depicting a man & woman praying at an altar, color post card from B. S. Reynolds, unused, mild edge wear. $2.00 d
"RFK Stadium / Armory Complex" an aerial view (shallow angle, field not shown) on continental postcard with deckled edge, numbered 876 on back, excellent condition. Home of the Washington Redskins. $2.50 sd!
"Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium located at / 22nd Street, N.E. and Capitol Street Bridge ..." an aerial view with a baseball infield, numbered PE-313 on back, unused chrome postcard. Where the Washington Senators played their home games. $3.50 sd
"ROGER SMITH HOTEL, WASHINGTON, D. C." unused linen postcard from Colourpicture, fresh color, trivial wear at one corner or it would be described near mint. $4.00 d
"ROTUNDA, NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART, WASHINGTON, D. C." linen postcard from Capitol Souvenir Company, unused, fresh appearance. $1.75 d
"RUGBY ROAD, SCHENECTADY, N. Y." including some residences & streetcar tracks; postcard made in Germany, numbered 248/246 on back, mailed there 1908 to a resident of the Lutheran Home at Winthrop Heights in the District of Columbia, minor corner & edge wear. The neighborhood designation of Winthrop Heights is no longer in use. Very hard viewcard to find! $12.00 n(s)d
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"Senate Office Building, Washington" showing the main entrance when new (1908, opened 1909), unused postcard from B. S. Reynolds, unevenly divided back, minor corner wear, very light toning along the left front edge, 2 tiny spots of toning in the front sky. Now named after Senator Richard B. Russell of Georgia. $3.25 d
"STATE, WAR, AND NAVY DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON, D. C." color, white-border era post card from Washington News Co., unused, lightly toned back, corner crease, corner & edge wear. $2.00 d
"Statuary Hall, U. S. Capitol, Washington, D. C." postcard printed at the Columbia Polytechnic Institute for the Blind in Washington D. C., underinked postcard with slight corner rounding, very light toning near the back edges. $3.50 dss
"THE HOTEL RALEIGH / On famous Pennsylvania Ave. and 12th St., N.W. / 400 Beautiful Rooms with Bath" showing the then-new Pall Mall Room & Cocktail lounge, unused Typogravure postcard, two tiny very light spots of toning on back, otherwise in excellent condition. $3.50di(h)
"THE DODGE HOTEL / ON CAPITOL HILL / WASHINGTON 1, D.C." unused black & white chrome post card, fresh appearance. $1.25 d
"THE LINCOLN STATUE IN THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL / C-175 WASHINGTON, D. C." unused linen postcard from Capitol Souvenir Company, tiny spot in front caption, album adherences on back at one corner. $1.25 d
"THE MANUSCRIPT" post card reproducing in color a signed mural painting by John W. Alexander in the US Library of Congress, slight toning both sides from album contact, minor corner & edge wear. $1.50 a(a)d
"THE LOTUS -- 727 14th ST., N.W. -- WASHINGTON, D. C. 0C-H810" showing the restaurant interior without patrons, unused Curteich linen postcard on yellowish paper, faint small corner crease. Interesting pertinent information on back about the first cabaret restaurant in the District. $2.50 di
"THE MAIDS / BY JEAN GENET // SCENA THEATRE" unused continental publicity postcard for the Washington DC theater, near mint. Cast included Jenifer Deal, Nanna Ingvarsson & Danielle Day. $1.50 td
"The Mayflower / Washington, D.C." showing the hotel's well-lit exterior at night, postcard mailed 1932, stamp damaged, cancel ink on front, slight toning near bottom right front corner. $2.50 d. Same image but addressed, unstamped, light toning over much of the back, tiny dot of ink in the lower front border, another such dot on the back border. Shown. $2.25 d
"THE PICTOGRAPH. EVOLUTION OF THE BOOK SERIES." with art by John W. Alexander showing a Native American painting on a buffalo robe, as displayed in the Library of Congress; unused white-border era postcard published by B. S. Reynolds Company in Washington DC, trivial corner wear. $2.00 ndla
"Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Showing Washington Monument, Washington, D. C. / C-170 72738" linen post card with fresh colors, mailed there, from Capsco Wholesalers Inc., tiny corner bend. $1.50 d
"TREASURY BUILDING G. WASHINGTON, D. C. / ILLUST. POST CARD CO., N." black & white post card with undivided back, faint water stain along one short edge, good edges. $4.50 d
Uncaptioned color view of the Capitol building on postcard mailed 1908 in Ohio. bottom corners badly creased, another long crease, small corner crease, as is. $1.00 d
"Union Station" in District of Columbia, color, "POSTKARTO / OFICIALA MEORAJO / De La 6a Internacia Kongreso / De ESPERANTO / WASHINGTON-AUGUSTO, 1910" (2 accents omitted) printed on the back, mailed 1912 in the District (clear cancel). This is an early Esperanto Congress. Post card sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 ed
"UNION STATION AND COLUMBUS MEMORIAL FOUNTAIN, WASHINGTON, D. C." unused white-border era postcard, numbered R-42026 on back, fairly fresh with good edges. $3.00 d
"Union Station Concourse, Washington, D. C." with the parcel room in the right foreground, when new; unused post card published by B. S. Reynolds, minor corner wear, lightly toned back. Interesting information printed on back. $3.50 d NEW / NEU / NUEVO
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"UNION STATION, WASHINGTON, D. C." when new, as built by the B&O Railroad & the Pennsylvania Railroad, 'the finest railway station in the world' per the back printing; Colorchrome post card published by The Washington News Company, mailed JUL 5 1915 (mostly complete BALT & PITTSBURG RMS hand cancel) to Mr. Robert F. Massa in New York City, upper corner crease, tiny bottom corner crease, other edge wear is minor, hints of cancel ink in the front sky. $2.25 dr(p)r(b)s
"UNITED STATES CAPITOL AND REFLECTING POOL / AT NIGHT, WASHINGTON, D. C." post card mailed free by Ft. Meade soldier in 1945, minor edge wear, one corner worn. $1.50 d
"UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES / The first official photograph of the House of / Representatives in session...February 25, 1964..." unused chrome postcard, image of Capitol on back. $2.00 pd
"Upstairs / ON / 7th" continental publicity card for the women's boutique in Washington DC, near mint. Fashion designers mentioned on back include Kedem Sasson, Skiff, Frequence, Peter Mahler & Zuza Bart. $1.25 df
"U. S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing Press Room. / Printed in Germany" with many small hand presses, each with a plate printer & woman assistant press feeder, turning out postage stamps & currency; postcard with undivided back from the Tuck Post Card Series No. 2234, mailed from New Providence New Jersey APR 12 1917 to Miss Katharine K. Reeve in Brooklyn New York. This view is included in a detailed article about the deplorable working conditions, entitled 'Sweatshop: The Bureau of Engraving and Printing c. 1905' at streetsofwashington.com. The women were to organize into a union in 1909. $7.00 dppntu
"U. S. Capitol at Night, Washington, D. C. / 12089" white-border era post card from B. S. Reynolds, unused, fairly fresh. $3.50 d
"U. S. Capitol at Night Washington, D. C. / R10,075" white-border era postcard from B. S. Reynolds, unused, toned back. $1.75
"U. S. CAPITOL, WASHINGTON, D. C." white-border era postcard from Columbia Card Co., toned back, lightly toned front. $2.25 d
"U. S. S. AKRON, NAVY AIRSHIP AND CAPITOL BUILDINGS 55" post card mailed AUG 9 1931 from Mansfield Ohio to Mrs. Carl Wagner in Lexington Virginia, back asserts that the art was begun in flight, Tichnor published, 2 small corner creases. $5.00 zd
"VISTA OF CAPITOL THROUGH CHERRY BLOSSOMS, WASHINGTON, D. C. 1A-H328" unused linen postcard, B. S. Reynolds Company copyright, light toning at the corners from album mounts, stray thin mark in the top front margin. $1.00 d
"W18. DEPARTMENT OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON,
"W3EVB" 4-inch by 6-inch color photo on Kodak paper showing the ham radio equipment of Stanley J. Dlugosz in Washington DC., dated 20 Sept 88 & signed 'Stan' on back. $3.00 dg
"W3IN" with 3 views of District of Columbia attractions, Beltsville Maryland QSL postcard mailed 1975, tape remnant at top front. $1.25 Mailed 1972, no tape. $1.50 as shown. No tape, mailed 1970, fresh appearance. $1.75 (md)
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"Washington Harbor and Potomac River." looking south from the Washington Monument towards Alexandria, unused post card, tiny upper corner bend, other corner wear is minor, 2 tiny speckles of toning in the front sky, back paper starting to yellow evenly with age. $2.25 d
"WASHINGTON MONUMENT" black & white postcard mailed 1908 at Madison Square Station in New York, corner & edge wear, streak of light toning on front. $3.00 d
"WASHINGTON MONUMENT, WASHINGTON, D. C. / A10" unused linen post card from Capitol Souvenir Company, light toning at 2 back corners, front is fresh. $1.50 d
"WHITE HOUSE, SOUTH FRONT, WASHINGTON, D. C. / C-111" unused linen post card with good color from Capitol Souvenir Company. $1.50 d
"White House. Washington, D. C." early divided-back postcard published by the Washington News Company, mailed 1907 to Miss Marie Conard in Johnstown Ohio (good Captain John Smith stamp), a few speckles of cancel ink in the front sky. $1.75 d
"WHITE HOUSE, WASHINGTON, D. C. / C-19" linen postcard from Capitol Souvenir Company, pertinent information on back, fairly fresh. $1.50 d
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