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GENEALOGIA / RODOSLOVLJE / RODOPIS / Genealogiya
GENEALOGI / GÉNÉALOGIE / AHNENFORSCHUNG / വംശാവലിപഠനം
NEMZEDÉKREND / ÆTTFRÆÐI / GENEALOGIC / Genealogie
GESLACHTKUNDE / RODOKMEN / ACHYDDIAETH / 系譜學
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P-Q page R-S page & T-Z page. See also Named people postcards.
POST CARDS & GENEALOGICAL POSTCARDS
EAGLES. "VK2A1A" Strathfield New South
Wales QSL card mailed 1969 to Ohio, picturing the lady operator
Mrs. M. Eagles. Sold but still available for scholarly
study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format.
EARICH. "Am seeing the sights at / BUMCRATS / and it is no place for a minister's son." post card, felt-pennant added with the name of the Buckeye Lake Hotel, mailed JUL 26 1911 (light ZANES. & COLS. TR105 R.P.O. RMS hand cancel, the interurban that passed through Newark) to Simmie Earich in Athens Ohio from his Aunt Bess, upper corner crease, reddish ink transfer lightly along the back edges from the printing process itself. Excessively rare, as is any memorabilia from that hotel. 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 o(b)g(e)
EARL. "Public Square and Ontario Str., Cleveland, O." including streetcars in both directions near The May Company & May's Drug Store, postcard mailed DEC 30 1907 at Cleveland to Miss Delight Earl in Jamestown New York by her brother Charley, mild corner & edge wear, a few tiny spots of cancel ink in the sky. $4.50 o(c)sg
EASTON. "Easton's Beach, Newport, R. I." including several waders & a couple of horse-drawn buggies, in color, edge wear. Post card sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 rg(e)
EATON. "EATONS RANCH / WOLF, WYOMING" including the surrounding Bighorn Mountains, sepia-tone real photo postcard with glossy finish, mailed there 1964. The Eaton family has a long history in the dude ranch business--in fact many credit them with starting it when they lived in North Dakota. $8.00 wgm
EATON. "EATON'S RANCH, WOLF, WYOMING / The main ranch house" including several people seated on their lawn, unused sepia-tone Ekc real photo post card, long internal crease near center with faint surface cracking near it. The Eaton family has a long history in the dude ranch business--in fact many credit them with starting it when they lived in North Dakota. $7.50 wg
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EBELING. "Birds'-eye View of New York State Fair, Syracuse N. Y." with biplane overflying the F. M. Ebeling Seedsman & Iron Age tents; unused circa-1912 postcard published by Ralph Finney (his number P-68498), trivial wear at 3 corners, otherwise fairly fresh. Seldom offered. $7.00 a(p)n(s)g(e)
EBERHART. "THE WONDERFUL / EBERHART SECRETARY / Inlaid with 135,341 Pieces, of 550 Kinds / of Woods,... / Built by U. H. Eberhart / Inlaid Gun Cabinets, Tabourets, Checker / Boards, etc., made to your order / at reasonable cost..." unused sepia-tone advertising card, circa 1910, mild rounding at the corners, 3 corners have faint creases (one is long but all mercifully miss the folk art). Rare & unusual. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg (289,407 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 ofga
EBY. "'Heart of Dutchland' / FAMOUS FARMER'S MARKETS" interior with the stalls of John W. Eby (Gordonville Pa.) & the Shertzers serving customers in the foreground, unused chrome post card with 1969 copyright. $2.50 p(g)g
ECHELBARGER. "Roy Echelbarger" captioned in his hand, showing him as a young man with a bicycle, Azo real photo (1 triangle down, therefore dates to 1911) postcard, addressed to his Uncle John, slight curl to the paper. $6.00 bg
ECKURD. "Mr. & Mrs. Alex Eckurd" and their family harvesting root vegetables on thier farm, uncaptioned (so we use all the writing on the back) divided-back real photo postcard, trivial corner rounding. The distinctive name is mentioned but once on the Internet -- as the father of the groom (undoubtedly one of the 2 boys shown, about 9 years later) in a marriage on 25 Dec 1917 in Champaign County. The Eckurd farm is on present-day State Route 29 just outside of Urbana Ohio. 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 o(u)fga
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EDENHARTER, "Luftschiff / Graf Zeppelin (L. Z. 127) / über München" circa-1930 Postkarte advertising the services of philatelist and zeppelin-post specialist Otto Edenharter of the same city. Message area on back bears replicas of important cancels & cachets. Advertising text in the address area is in German: 'Graf Zeppelin-Luftschiff Flugpost-Karten / geflogen von und nach Moskau, Tokio, Los Angeles, / New York, Sevilla, Rio de Janeiro usw., kurz gesagt / alle zeppelins verkauft, kauft und tauscht / dauernd der Zeppelinpost-Spezialist / Otto Edenharter, München 19, Frundsbergstr. 44 / Schreiben sie mir bitte ihre Wünsche! Preislisten kostenfrei.' Which translates roughly: '... Zeppelin cards / flown to and from Moscow, Tokyo, ..., Seville, Rio de Janeiro and so forth, among others / all zeppelins bought, sold and traded / contact the zeppelin-post specialist ... / Please write me with your wantlist Our pricelists free of charge'. Long upper corner crease not too conspicuous, very light spotty toning on the front printed view, the much more interesting back mercifully spared as shown. $35.00 pbga-z
EDWARDS. 1889 & 1890 receipts from the Steamer Valley Belle (regular Ravenswood WV, Racine WV, Pomeroy OH & Middleport OH freight & passenger packet on the Ohio River). Former is for a skiff of freight when Will Chapman was clerk; latter is for towing a boat to Bowman Run WV when J. M Roedel was clerk. Both were when J. C. Edwards was the Captain. We found no paper memorabilia of any kind for this steamer when we searched the internet. 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 s(r)o(o)w(r)ggg
EDWARDS. "GOD'S OUT OF DOORS / THE METHODIST CHILDREN'S HOME, WORTHINGTON, OHIO" including 2 children playing; postcard mailed FEB 1913 at Plain City Ohio to Mr. Wes Edwards in London Ohio from his cousin Lawrence, long bottom corner crease, a lot of spotty toning both sides. Rare: when we searched the Internet we found no other offers, no recorded sales & no exhibits. The facility, now called the United Methodist Children's Home, serves abused children & children with mental health problems (often both). $19.00 o(w)csg
EINSRAHR. "IMPERIAL - NEBR." real photo prominently showing the Einsrahr Rexall Drugs with a Coca-Cola sign, next to the Star Theater (which was showing Audie Murphy in 'Column South' at the time), water tower in the background; unused Kodak real photo post card with good edges, glossy finish, dark chemical spot in sky. 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 ncgm!!#
ELDER. "1D The House the General Built for His Mother. / Boyhood Home of Gen. Phil Sheridan." in Somerset Ohio, multiview postcard published by H. G. Zimmerman, mailed at Somerset JUL 7 1909 to Mrs. Maria Elder in Columbus Ohio (same day arrival mark on front) from her child (William? hard to read) about family matters. General Philip Sheridan was the user of scorched earth tactics during the Civil War. $6.00 o(s)cg(e)
ELDRIDGE. "The Eldridge Farm, Wells Beach Me. 2 Publ by the Eldridge Co. Wells Beach Me. 2" sepia-tone real photo post card including auto & people, mailed 1919. 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 mga
& FINCH. "1849 - 1883. / Homoeopathic Hospital College, / Cleveland, O. /
WILL HOLD ITS /
ELLISON. "GREENDALE AD. / 27th / & HARDESTY AV. / OFFICE / LOTS 40 ft. x 112 to 150 ft. / $160 to $360 / $10 Down & / $5 Month / T. J. - J. J. Green & Co. / 919 Baltimore" our caption from the real-estate salesman's shack, his horse-drawn buggy similarly signed; sepia-tone real photo postcard mailed AUG 30 1911 at Kansas City Missouri to Mr. J. C. Cripe in Berthold North Dakota by his nephew Bert, 2 stress marks near one bottom corner, slight oxidation consistent with age, light vertical rubber band mark above horse. The realtor is possibly Garrett Ellison who had his offices at 919 Baltimore Avenue; you can read a biography of him in the Missouri Valley Special Collections of the KC Public Library. Rare! Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. m(k)rhg(e)
ELLISON. Sepia-tone real photo post card sent by 'the Ellisons' from Sardinia Ohio APR 1910 to Mrs. Sarah Pettijohn in Haven Kansas, showing a man, woman & small child in their new automobile. $7.50 g(e)o(s)a
ELSTUN. "The Alamo / Colorado Springs / GEO. S. ELSTUN, PROP." unused multiview post card in monochromatic dark green, 2 views--the exterior & the setting; undivided back era, minor corner wear, light toning in the front message area. Quite attractive. 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 cgm
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EMERSON. "REBECCA'S TRIUMPH" program for a 3-act play presented April 11 1924 at the Licking County Normal School auditorium in Hebron Ohio. Full-page ads: Newark Business College, Linehan Brothers shoes in Newark, Emerson Clothes in Newark, Winchester flashlights available at The-Crane-Krieg Hardware Company, The Hebron Creamery, The Lake Lumber Company & E. V. McCament Funeral Director. Cast of characters: Thelma Green, Doris Mowery, Imo Priest (playing Gyp the colored servant), Gladys Kline, Doris Courtney, Olive Hoskinson & Dorothy Jones. Club members mentioned within: Mary Bliss, Ruth Woolard, Betty Gettys, Florence Bailey, Catharine Justice, Wilma Bonar, Carrie Hoskinson, Fannie Wengert, Charlotte Will, Blanche Browne & Edna Gosnell. String bound, color cover black-and-white otherwise, fits within a continental sleeve, light toning & a corner crease on the outer cover. $15.00
EMORY. BATTLESHIP GEORGIA with insets showing Captain Henry McCrea & Rear-Admiral William H. Emory who commanded her as part of the Great White Fleet. Post card 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 s(m)gg*
EMORY. "What do you think of the old man's first car? ... D. L. Emory / 121 20 Ave So. / St. Pete 8-8-11" sepia-tone real photo postcard mailed August 9 1911 from St. Petersburg to Mr. W. G. 'Wallie' Johnson at Myrtle Beach Connecticut, rounded corners, light toning both sides from album contact, small corner crease not into the image. Address expands to 121 20th Avenue South. $7.00 g(e)f(s)a*
ENTERLINE. "A Merry Christmas / Geo. E. Enterline / 1920" Azo real photo (triangles both ways) post card with caption from writing on front, showing a gentleman in formal attire with spectacles standing near his house. light toning on front, toned back. $5.00 cg
ERB. "A3020 Wm. H. Keller & Son, Temple of Music, Easton, Pa. Phonograph and Victor Rooms, First Floor, Rear Building" with interior signage 'EDISON PHONOGRAPHS AND RECORDS' & 'HEADQUARTERS EDISON & VICTOR Machines & Records', and a movie screen set up for a small audience. Postcard mailed there JUN 18 1914 to Mrs. Josiah H. Erb in Pottstown Pennsylvania by her sister-in-law Emma. 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 p(e)mga
ERICSON. "Ericson's Res. & Green Houses Princeton Ill." unused sepia-tone Azo real photo post card (triangles up), glossy finish, good focus & composition. $7.50 ig
ESTELL. "SPEND SUNDAY WITH THE BOYS / At CAMP KERN 28--Miles from Dayton / Via. Automobile / LEBANON PIKE / To Lebanon O. / VIA. RAIL / Dayton to Xenia / Xenia to Ft. Ancient // ... // O. O. Morris, Camp Director" an Oregonia Ohio YMCA facility; advertising postcard mailed 1921 to Mr. and Mrs. Dillard Estell in Dayton, small bottom corner crease. Rare: no others found offered, illustrated, or even mentioned when we searched the Internet. $12.50
ETZLER. "My Best Wishes / for the happiest Easter / you have ever known // Easter greeting" chicks in biplane salute their brethren on the ground; embossed fantasy post card mailed APR 13 1911 at Dayton Ohio to Master Ralph Etzler in Verona Ohio by his cousin Laurence, trivial corner wear, paper yellowing evenly with age. $4.50 efg
EVANS. "FREDERIC SHAILER EVANS / Pianist, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music" postcard mailed MAY 11 1912 at Cincinnati to Miss Etna McAtee in Burlington Kentucky, small crease at the stamp corner & an upper corner crease that is hard to notice at first. Sender student wrote 'This is my piano teachers picture.' The January 31 1915 Cincinnati Enquirer mentioned that he would give 3 successive Sunday afternoon teas. Not in the Bowden collection, and the only instructor postcard for the Conservatory that we have ever seen anywhere! $14.00 o(c)mgn
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POST CARDS & GENEALOGICAL POSTCARDS
Other surnames: A-B page C-D page E G-J page K-O page
P-Q page R-S page & T-Z page. See also Named people postcards.
FABER. "2. DORMITORY, MONNETT HALL, O. W. U., DELAWARE, OHIO."
postcard published by H. H. Hamm, mailed 1919 to Miss Martha Faber in
Jeromeville Ohio by her niece Olivia in Delaware, small upper corner crease
not into the image, mild corner & edge wear. $4.50 o(d)c(o)g
FABIAN. "LATROBE STEEL COMPANY” Independence, Ohio showing old truck, unused matchbook cover, matches carefully removed, advertizing Ziggie Fabian's high-speed delivery service in Independence Ohio for tool & die steels, attractive. $1.00 o(i)mg
FAIR. "Adare Abbey, Co. Limerick." showing its exterior & a nearby stone fence; litho-chrome post card mailed 1908 to Miss Stella Fair of Elk Lick Pennsylvania, some album toning along the front edges, a few speckles of cancel ink in the sky. $5.50 ig
FAIRCLOUGH. "At the core of the Big Apple / THE RADIO CLUB OF / JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL 22, N. Y. C. ..." 1993 continental QSL card from Joe Fairclough (president at the time) & his crew. The school's educational philosophy is spelled out on the back, 'designed to take the reluctant student and make them a winner, someone who fights to get into school rather than out'. Most QSL cards do not have a memorable design, but this is certainly an exception! $3.75 n(n)ge
FALLSTICH, FELLER & FERRELL. "JACK TEAGARDEN AND HIS / ALL-MARTIN BRASS SECTION" unused real photo postcard with high contrast & glossy finish, advertising Martin brand trumpets & trombones, excellent condition. Musicians named on back: Tom Gonsalin, Sidney Feller, John Fallstich, Jack Teagarden, Seymour Goldfinger, Jose Gutierrez & Joe Ferrell. Rare: no other example offered or exhibited when we searched the Internet. $30.00 mgg*
FARMER. "Assessment 34 [$2.00] Expires March 28, '92 / Millinery Mutual Benefit Association" government postal card from Charles W. Farmer (Secretary & Treasurer) on account of the death of member George A. Telford in 1891, browning of the paper with age, much corner wear & rounding, 2 corners creased. $4.50 mg(f)g(t)i
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FARNSWORTH. "FLORAL CLOCK, WATER WORKS PARK, DETROIT, MICH." color post card mailed there 1908 by Josephine Farnsworth to her cousin, corner knocked off (2 pieces of it included) does not diminish the image, area of noticeable toning in the center sky, ding at left front edge closes well, as is. $2.50 m(d)g(f)c
FARNSWORTH. "Sun Fish Caught by Geo. Farnsworth / Girth 9 ft. Catalina Isl. July 27 1903 / 9 ft. long & Wight 1500 lbs. // Sun Fish caught at Catalina Island, / Girth 9 ft. 9 ft. long, Weight 1,500 lbs." doubly captioned, people gathered round below a sign which we can partially read 'FARNSWORTH / ... HARRY ELMS / FISHING A SPECIALTY'; postcard printed in Germany for publisher M. Rieder, unevenly divided back, mailed MAY 6 1909 (partially readable R.P.O. cancel of Salt Lake City & L... TR 2) to J. H. Bower in Newark Ohio, 3 long creases in the same bottom corner. Witty message: 'Somewhat bigger than your sunfish.' Seeing is believing! $3.00 c(c)fg
FEALY. "HOTEL FEALY" with several well-dressed gentlemen standing outside it, and more perched in its second-story windows; approximately 9¼"x7¼" sepia-tone photograph on very thick board, cracked horizontally & reassembled skillfully, couple of marks near the lower right corner that are hard to understand, back with several small superficial thins. The correct location is New Vienna Ohio, and time period is circa-1900 to - 1914. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. o(n)g(f)
FEDELE. "Grand / Hôtel Splendide / LUGANO / Suisse" advertising card showing a steamer bringing guests & its mountainous backdrop, monochromatic blue-green on yellowish paper,small corner bend. When A. Guidi & V. Fedele were the proprietors. 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 sgg
FELBER. "PENNANT / Maltomilk / BISCUITS // THE FELBER BISCUIT COMPANY." showing their truck #47 beside a building in Cincinnati Ohio, where it made deliveries; approximately 4.5" x 4" photo. Sold but front still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 o(c)fga
FELLER. "Dr. Miles' / Household / Help Book" advertising booklet for Nervine Tablets, Liquid Tablets, laxative tablets, Aspir-Mint & more with the handstamp of Charles W. Feller, druggist in Leesburg Ohio on the back, 32 pages with housekeeping tips for women accented in red, plus covers in color, 1" tear on back cover, several minor faults. Interesting & complete (coupons unused). A bit larger than continental size. $6.00 o(l)pwgm
FELLER. Uncaptioned real photo showing 3 people in the Feller family (one of whom is Mrs. Augusta Feller who lived on RFD #2) of Brecksville Ohio, with a message sarcastically reminding them to write: "Do these people look familiar to you? I used to know them but it has been so long since I heard anything about them that I do not know if I know them or not...So how are you all?" mailed 1909, writing on front at right margin. Possibly unique. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 og
FENTON. "FENTON UNITED / DRY CLEANING / COMPANY / INTER-STORE DELIVERY / WUERDEMANS" signage on the side of a delivery truck, approximately 2.5"x4.5" photograph with good focus. Founded in 1903 by Thomas T. Fenton, the firm became the Fenton United Cleaning and Dyeing Company in Cincinnati Ohio in 1916. Material from the early days of this company is rare. 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 o(c)g(f)
FIAND. "Neunlinden. KAISERSTUHL. Katharinenkapelle. // Nachbildung verboten. // Gasthaus zur Tanne / Bes. G. Fiand. // Gruss / aus Opfingen i. B." then in Baden, now a part of Freiburg in Baden-Württemberg Germany; unused circa-1900 Postkarte with undivided back, good edges. $12.50 ggg(f)
FINDLEY. "Please accept this likeness of 'you and yours'…Matt Findley" caption from writing on back, real photo post card mailed 1916 in Ashville Ohio to Lewis Findley in Ashville Ohio, small spots of toning in one front corner. $8.50 go
FINKELSTEIN. "Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, New York City." including several people on nearby benches, unused circa 1910 postcard from H. Finkelstein & Son. Location is Riverside drive, near 89th Street. $4.75 n(n)g
FISHER. "RES. STATE FISH HATCHERY. LONDON O." including a bit of the picket fence in front of the residence; sepia-tone real photo postcard with good focus & contrast, mailed there JAN 27 1909 to Miss Pearl Fisher in North Columbus Ohio by her cousin Elina, album toning at the back corners, oxidation consistent with age, good edges. $7.50 o(l)fg
FISK. "VOTE FOR / HARRY E. FISK / CANDIDATE FOR / TREASURER / INDEPENDENT AND HUSTLERS TICKET / THE NORTHSIDE BUSINESS CLUB / Election, December 16th, 1908, 6:00 P. M. to 9:30 P. M." humorous & hand-cut post card mailed at Cincinnati Station A, a little cancel ink on front, uneven but light toning on back. This was only the second year of this important club, which continues to this day. Rare. $15.00 o(c)g
FLAMMING. "Phone 3019 SKYLINE MODEL Yankton, S. D." chrome-era postcard showing its exterior when owned by William J. Flamming, well photographed by H. L. Pospeshil, mailed, trivial edge wear top edge. $1.50 smg
FLEMING. "The Water Works and Fleming Residence, Harrisburg, Pa." black & white postcard mailed there 1908, a little extraneous writing on back, minor corner wear, a little cancel ink in the front sky. $7.00 pg&
FLETCHER. "HOTEL / Chautauqua // MR. AND MRS. B. FLETCHER, Props. / ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA. / OPPOSITE SLAVE MARKET / ... / NORTHERN COOKING WHITE HELP" post card mailed there circa 1915, trivial upper corner wear. Rarely seen. $15.00 bf(s)g
FLOWER. "OFFICERS OF YOUNGSTOWN TYPOGRAPHICAL UNION No. 200 // FROM LEFT TO RIGHT / S. P. JAMES, Chm. on Entertainment / J. B. REYNOLDS Secy-Treas. / H. DECHEND, Pres. / J. LOOMIS V. Pres. / Frank SEELEY Sec'y Conference / W. S. FLOWER Chm. Executive Com. // THE FIFTH SESSION / Ohio State Typographical Conference / Meets in Youngstown, Oct. 11, '08 / Your are cordially invited to be present / Send notice of your acceptance not later than October 1st, to FRANK SEELEY, Secretary // FLOAT USED IN OLD HOME WEEK" showing a wonderful horse-drawn float bedecked with flags & signs 'DEMAND THIS LABEL ON ALL OF YOUR PRINTED MATTER', sepia-tone postcard mailed 1908 at Youngstown to Frank E. Bennett at the Labor Journal there. Spotty toning, three corners creased (1 long, 1 small, 1 tiny). 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 o(y)hpg(d)g(f)g(j)g(l)g(s)u
FORBES. "A. Holland Forbes, donor of trophy, and N. H. Arnold making an ascent" writing in margins continues 'Aug. 14th 1908 - This is the balloon that won the race.' The balloon was the North Adams No. 1. The back printed touts the Massachusetts town: 'This city is not only the balloon center of the East, but is unsurpassed as a retail trading center and has excellent advantages as a place of residence and for many kinds of manufacturing. For information concerning the city address, THE MERCHANTS' ASSOCIATION, / S. McVeigh, President. J. E. Miller, Secretary". Unused post card from the New England Printing Company in North Adams, minor wear at all corners. $16.00 bm(n)rg(f)g(a)
FOSSON. "Officer Randy Fosson and Lee / Opera House" at 145 North Broadway in Lexington Kentucky, unused post card, tiny upper corner bend, otherwise excellent condition. Rare; we believe it is a proof for a series that was never printed! $7.00 k(l)lh(n)g
FOSTER. "BEEKMAN ARMS / RHINEBECK, NEW YORK / Oldest Hotel in America / ...ESTABLISHED 1700" postcard on grayish paper, mailed there, corner crease, mild corner & edge wear, a little extraneous writing on the back. When W. W. Foster was the Proprietor. $3.75 nsg
FOUNTAIN. "THE HART & Co. / PARIS TO CLEVELAND / H. Wagram Editeur, PARIS" oversize advertising card with signed art depicting a lady aviatrix flying some hat boxes on aeroplane wings; message over all the back is dated July 1 1911, mentioning Mrs. E. G. Fountain to bring back "fall season novelties" to be shown at their store on 429 to 439 Superior Avenue. We find mention of The Hart & Company as early as 1904; a later reference in 1917 changes to F. A. Hart & Co. Rare. Sold but both sides still available for scholarly study & research as enlarged 300-dpi scans (publication quality) in .jpg format: $3.75 for either or $7.25 for both. o(c)ff(p)g(f)
FRANTZ. "Thanksgiving / Greetings" unsigned intricately embossed art depicts an aviator startling a turkey; postcard mailed NOV 21 1913 from Powell Ohio to Miss Anna Frantz in Dublin Ohio by her cousing Sarah; light album toning on back, minor corner wear. $3.75 tg
FRARY. "Town Hall and Suburban Club, La Grange, Ill. 322." unused circa-1907 post card with unevenly divided back, just a little corner & edge wear. $4.25 i(l). Same view but the real photo postcard version mailed there circa-1908 (judging by the stamp & evenly divided back), published by C. R. Childs in Chicago, mailed to Mr. Le Roy Frary in Rockford Illinois by one of his children. $12.50 i(l)
FRARY. "Wm. G. Hoffman, Pub.--1004 Stone Ave. Depot, La Grange" monochromatic blue-green postcard mailed July 12 1908 to Mrs. L. S. Frary in Rockford Illinois by a child, corners worn & rounded, bottom corners each with a small crease. Designed by Chicago Burlington & Quincy Rail Road engineers, it still stands at Kenilworth between Green Bay & Richmond Roads. Rare: no other offers or exhibits found, whether the town name is spelled with or without the space. $18.00 i(l)r(c)g(f)
FRAVEL. "A Ford has it all over me when it comes to runnin' / Them dern things never do get tired. // // © COMMERCIAL COLORTYPE COMPANY" with signed Cobb X. Shinn art depicting a rabbit trying to keep up; post card mailed JAN 10 1916 to Miss Lizzie (Elizabeth) Fravel in Gahanna Ohio by her son Dale, 2 small corner creases, stamp removed, toned both sides. $4.25 a(s)g(f)a*
FRAZER. "AN EATING PLACE OF INTERNATIONAL FAME / THE BRASS RAIL, 7th AVENUE AT 49th STREET, NEW YORK CITY, N. Y. E-4034" the back detailing the four different dining floors available; linen advertising postcard with art, mailed there 1940 to Miss Amelia Frazer in Baltimore Maryland by her daddy, a little cancel ink in the upper front border, blob of ink on the stamp because the cancel missed. $7.50 n(n)ga
FRECHTLING. "FRESH / MILK // MATTHEWS FRECHTLING // From K. I. O. / SELECTED FARMS // OWNED & OPERATED / BY / J. & L. KELLER / FOSTER, O. / R.R.1" signage on a delivery truck with a little girl in the cab, approximately 2.5" x 4.5" photograph, slight curl to the paper, 5 spots of album paste on back. It is rare to find any memorabilia about this company on the Internet. $19.00 fo(f)g(f)t
FRECHTLING. "Nº 24. U. R. K. P. ARMORY // W. C. FRECHTLING & CO // COSTONS CANDY KITCHEN // GEO. H. VOSS / TEAS / FRESH ROASTED COFFEE / THE STORE FOR QUALITY // TULLY THE TAILOR" a Cincinnati Ohio street scene with even more signage (which might yield under magnification because the depth-of-field is good), horse-drawn buggy in the foreground, 2 horse-drawn wagons near the storefronts; approximately 6"x5" sepia-tone photo with blank back, imperfectly rectangular, long upper corner crease in the sky. URKP abbreviates Uniform Rank of Knights of Pythias, no longer an official auxiliary of Pythianism. Necessarily after 1879 because of the ampersand in the Frechtling name. We found the tailor's address as 16 South Second Street in a December 15 1911 advertisement. Coston's Confectionery advertised in the August 38 1910 Cincinnati Enquirer. So we date this as circa-1910 to -1911. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. o(c)f(k)g(c)g(f)g(t)g(v)
FREDERKIKSEN. "OX3UD" continental Greenland shortwave (14 mc) QSL card from amateur radio station, used by Rich 'Dick' Maule Frederiksen in 1956. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 gg
FREDRICK. "All Good Wishes / when you know some folks / And you like 'em, too / You send 'em a greeting / To show you do, / ..." postcard from Series No. 787 in 12 designs, mailed FEB 20 1922 (partial R.P.O. cancel) to Mrs. R. V. Fredrick in Rittman Ohio from her mother, upper corner crease, light toning toning both sides, minor corner wear. $2.50 mg
FREEMAN. "FREEMAN, / ONE PRICE CLOTHIER / 14, 16 & 18 Asylum St. FIRST CLOTHING STORE FROM MAIN ST. // LITTLE JOHNNY'S FATHER GIVES HIM / A NEW VELOCIPEDE / THE END OF LITTLE JOHNNY'S RIDE" circa 1890 trade card with text on back advertising S. I. Freeman's immense stock of fashions & fabrics in Hartford Connecticut, excellent condition. 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 bcfga
FREESE. "IT WONT BE LONG NOW." real photo Azo (squares in corners) post card with all-printing on back from inventor-designer Claude H. Freese in Los Angeles California describing an aeroplane-dirigible for about 500 passengers that could be built for about $3,000,000. California-Europe time estimated at 48 hours. Many more details: 5 wings, 10 motors, gasoline carried in planes, etc. We have seen mentions of various Freese designs in the June 1926 Popular Science Monthly, the 6/29/27 Oakland California Tribune, the December 1927 Popular Science Monthly & the 5/12/30 Galveston Daily News--all with differing variants of this design--but we could not find a single example of any of them on postcard, offered or exhibited. Rare & destined for a museum. 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 a(p)gc(l)b
FREIER. "FREIER'S / GROCERIES & MEATS / 1149 Huffman Ave. Tel. E. 2292" signage on a delivery truck with a man seated in the passenger side of the cab, approximately 2.5" x 4.5" photograph, slight curl to the paper, very light horizontal striations in the glossy finish attributable to the printing process itself. The address is in Dayton Ohio. The business belonged to Ferd W. and Lydia Freier, according to the pencilled information on the back. Talk about hard to find! $17.00 fo(d)g(f)t
FREISINGER. "Afternoon Rolling Chair Ride, / Atlantic City, N. J." near the Victor Freisinger establishment (conspicuous at the left), post card mailed there 1914, 2 small corner creases, tiny corner crease, minor edge wear. $3.50 ngu
FRENCH. "THE / FRENCH BROS. / BAUER CO. // CREAM TOP MILK / CERTIFIED & INSPECTED MILK" signage on a small delivery truck, approximately 2.5" x 4.5" photo with 4 spots of album paste on back. Pencil annotation on back suggests Cincinnati Ohio as the location -- which we do not doubt. The very successful French Brothers had dairy operations throughout the Miami Valley, Warren & adjacent counties in Ohio, and Kentucky & Indiana locations near Cincinnati. Their Valley View farm furnished "inspected milk," -- i.e., milk which came under frequent scrutiny of a milk commission that had adopted the rules of the Cincinnati Academy of Medicine. $15.00 fo(c)ga
FRENGEN. "This is m/t Trans Holm ex m/s Estrella ... taken in Jössingfjoden Norway, on the South-West Coast, near Kristiansand. Regards, Arild Frengen, Capt." continental size Kodak photograph annotated by her captain on the back. This Norwegian chemical tanker has since been scrapped in Denmark by the Fornaes Shiprecycling Company. The dark area at the left & center shows a plaque mounted on a jagged rock, fixing the place precisely in Norwegian: 'Her fant kampen sted mellom deN britiske destroyer cossack og det tyske hjelpeskip den 16 febr. 1940' -- referring to what is now known as the Altmark incident in which a British destroyer boarded a German ship carrying many British prisoners who were liberated in neutral Norwegian waters. Several interesting points of international law were raised by the incident. All edges are fine; the left edge looks ragged because the rock in the foreground is ragged, not the edge. Rare. $12.50 ns(o)lhg
FRIEDMAN. "Friedman Shoes" from sign on building, also including men wearing cowboy hats, some on horseback; real photo on backing measuring approximately 5-1/2"x3-5/8" (slightly larger than most regular size postcards). Business location was Lamar Colorado, as mentioned in the February 9 1910 Boot & Shoe Recorder, page 142. Rare. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. c(l)hg
FRIEND. "We can shoe the children / with long wearing, perfect / fitting and stylish Shoes.../ A. W. FRIEND / Pleasantville O." advertising message on the back of a Statue of Liberty post card, mailed at Pleasantville in 1908 (bold cancel). 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 oagfc
FRY. "Call on Mr & Mrs Clarance Fry / and see the baby Boy. / I left on the back gate. / ... / Name E. Franklin" with image of a bespectacled stork at a desk, postcard mailed August 8 1910 at Fremont Ohio to Mr. Frank Fry of Delaware Ohio (the proud grandparent), trivial corner & edge wear. Framing suggested. $9.00 gbboo
FULLER. "Studebaker's shiped(sic) to / T. J. Fuller Ag't" shown parked in front of Morenci Garage (large Federal Tires sign) & the Albert Green Feed Barn (Baled Hay & Straw / Auto Livery sign) circa-1924 photo within an embossed & pebbled matting, overall size approximately 9-7/8" x 7-3/4". Further down the H. H. SPENCER / DRUGS / GROCERIES sign can be read due to the exceptionally sharp focus. The town is not given but it is definitely Morenci Michigan: Morenci Road is its main street, T. J. Fuller owned property in the adjacent Seneca Township, and Albert Green lived & died there 1902 - 1970. 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 am(m)ggg
FULLINGTON. "Sheridan, Mich. / Feb. 2 1911 / Dear Aunt Kate / This is a picture of our machine as we were cutting wood out East of Sheridan. Joe and I are in this picture..." Uncaptioned real photo postcard (so we quote at length from the message) mailed FEB 11 1911 at Sheridan Michigan to Mrs. John Fullington in Lake Odessa Michigan, her annotation 'Uncle Larry's Boys'. Long but inconspicuous crease at lower right front corner. Lumbering is an integral part of the history of Montcalm Township. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. m(s)lg
Füsslein. "No. 1. / Amanzimtoti Hotel, Natal South Coast (17 Miles from Durban). / General View of Hotel and Surroundings including a long narrow bridge; unused postcard published by R. O. Füsslein, numbered 3426 on back, trivial wear at the bottom corners. 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 ng(f)*
"No. 3. / The Amanzimtoti Hotel, Natal South Coast (17 Miles from Durban). / The most comfortable Hotel on the South Coast / Telegrams: Hotel, Amanzimtoti." showing its front with large sign on the roof & grounds with flag; unused post card published by R. O. Füsslein, numbered 3424 on back, message from Trooper F. G. Hutchins, small corner crease, noticeable corner & edge wear. Rare. $13.00 ng(f)
Füsslein. "No. 4 / Amanzimtoti Hotel, Natal South Coast / (17 Miles from Durban), / The Hotel Tea Rooms up the River" including some guests & the small rowboats used to get there; unused postcard published by R. O. Füsslein, numbered 3432 on back, message on back written by F. G. Hutchins, minor wear at right front corners. Exceptionally attractive & rare. $14.50 ng(f)**
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