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CARDS & GENEALOGICAL POSTCARDS
GENEALOGIA / RODOSLOVLJE / RODOPIS / Genealogiya
GENEALOGI / GÉNÉALOGIE / AHNENFORSCHUNG / വംശാവലിപഠനം
NEMZEDÉKREND / ÆTTFRÆÐI / GENEALOGIC / Genealogie
GESLACHTKUNDE / RODOKMEN / ACHYDDIAETH / 系譜學
Surnames: A-F page G HA-HE HI-HY I-J K-O page P-Q page
R-S page & T-Z page. See also Named people postcards.
POSTCARDS & GENEALOGICAL POST CARDS
--G FAMILY NAMES
GAGEN. "AP / WA2WYR" shortwave (28 MHz) Karachi QSL viewcard used 1992 by operator John Gagen at the American Consulate there, view shows the operator riding an elaborately dressed camel, excellent condition. $3.75 pga
"469.-ALBERCA DEL HOTEL RUIZ GALINDO. FORTIN VER." sepia-tone real photo targeta postal with very late usage at Fallston North Carolina, slight oxidation & fine surface crackling consistent with greater age, slight curl to the paper, light cancel ink shows in the sky, minor corner wear, 2 spots of light toning on back. $4.50 m(v)g
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GANT. "We her send you our picture of our home in Wauneta Nebr ... Mr. & Mrs. Geo. Gant & family" who sit out on their porch; sepia-tone real photo mailed there (July 1911 DPO hand cancel ties stamp), mild corner wear & rounding, a couple tiny spots of cancel ink on front. Possibly unique: no printed caption, no photographer credit, no publisher information. 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 ngf
GANTZ. "SKETCH OF HIS LIFE / MAJOR CHAS. GANTZ, 'The Won / -der,' who is without doubt the small- / est person on earth, was born Aug. / 27, 1865, on a farm near Fairfield, / Ia...." next to a sepia-tone image of him seated, mailed 1907 to Indiana, album marks at corners, 2 corner creases, exceptionally detailed. This Fairfield Iowa resident was unusual in that he owned & managed his own shows while on exhibition, rather than being exploited by others. Message on the back, from someone who had seen him at a fair, reports him to be 18 inches tall & very jolly. $26.00 cig*+%
GARBEN. "GARBEN'S BREAD / SPEAKS FOR ITSELF / CHAS. GARBEN
BAKING CO. / 176 N. CLARK" picturing a horse-drawn two-man wagon & 3 loaves
being delivered to a residence from this Chicago bakery; uncaptioned (so we used
the signage) sepia-tone real photo post card, addressed but conveyed in an
envelope. Message on back: 'All ready for moving day tomorrow ...The bakery is
glorious ... One of the drivers had this picture taken of one of the wagons.'
This bakery is mentioned in 1908 to 1913 newspapers, state documents &
GARCIA. "TI2WPW" continental US Weather Bureau Costa Rica shortwave QSL card used 1992 by operator 'Leo' Leopoldo Garcia to document 2 contacts, excellent condition. Interesting personal history handwritten on back with a few small ink smears that obscure nothing. $2.50 cmqg
GARDNER. "Luella Belle Gardner / Age 18 mon / Weight 19 lb" real photo circa 1910 with caption from writing on back, browning of paper shows age, corner & edge wear, toned back edges. $7.00 g
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GARDNER. "Picking Flowers in Clark Gardner Nurseries / Osage, Iowa / FROM / Clark Gardner Nurseries / Osage, Iowa" private mailing card illustrated both sides--backside (shown here) is two small children picking flowers, message side showing 'Millions of hardy Perennial Plants'; noticeable toning both sides but not in images, sent under Osage Iowa Permit No. 1 to West Lebanon Pennsylvania where it arrived OCT 21 1941. Other side image mostly a typed message of thanks to a customer from the president, Clark Gardner. Printing quality of the images is poor; it is not our scanner's fault. $6.00 ifg-i!
GARDNER. "R. F. D. / № 9 / Eaton O." sepia-tone real photo postcard with good focus & slight oxidation, showing the mailman J. Albert Gardner standing next to his horse-drawn delivery wagon, mailed at Eaton circa 1910. Uncaptioned, so we used the lettering at the side of the wagon instead. 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(e)phg(g)-r
GARNER. "ELECT / MARY TEXAS / HURT / GARNER / FOR ANOTHER / POSITION OF / HIGH TRUST / To Your / Office of / State Treasurer." showing her seated at a desk in black-and-white, caption partially in olive green, postcard mailed 1962, cancel on front, toned right front edge. Formerly Alabama's Secretary of State, and assistant to the Attorney General, she was elected to State Treasurer in 1962. $2.50 pwga+
GARNER. Clear JUN 15 1972 hand cancel ties 8-c flag over White House stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, large well-struck 'LAST DAY POSTAL SERVICE / U. S. S. YORK COUNTY (LST-1175) / NORFOLK BASED AMPHIBIAN / Michael S. Garner PC3 - Postal Clerk' cachet in blue. Decommissioned the next month, she was transferred to the Italian government and became Nave Caorle (L-8991). $2.25 nv-g!*
GARRY. "Ignace Garry, chief of / Spokane Indians of Washington" shown in traditional attire, vertical format; well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1962 at Poulsbo Washington, small corner crease, another corner has a small bend. The tribe is located in Wellpinit Washington. Shown left. $2.00 w(w)gi* "Twin papooses of Chief Ignace / Garry of Spokane Indians" showing them held by their mother in traditional attire, sell done home-made (and, hence, unique post card mailed 1962 at Port Blakely Washington (2 different cancels), trivial wear to 3 corners. A Garry still serves on the tribal council. Shown above right. $2.50 w(w)gi*
GARVEY. "EVEN THE BIRDS KNOW A FORD WHEN THEY SEE ONE" with 'Cheep' emanating from their beaks 12 times, signed Cobb X. Shinn art on a postcard mailed 1916 from Turners Station Kentucky to the Dr. J. T. Garvey family in Cropper Kentucky by their niece Irene. $5.00 g(g)a(s)a
GARIGUES, GRAVES, GANGLOFF, HARRISON, HAINS & HORNER. "1849 - 1883. /
Homoeopathic Hospital College, / Cleveland, O. / WILL HOLD ITS /
GAULT. "Pittsburgh, Pa. [May 19 1893 / Gentlemen / We are pleased to acknowledge receipt of your favor of 16th / containing check / ... / We remain, yours truly, / REYMER & BROS." receipt from the wholesale grocers & steam confectioners located on Wood Street, mailed there MAY 9 1893 to Messrs. J. A. Gault & Company in Kittanning Pennsylvania, good edges, clear cancel. Mr. Gault was also president of Famer's National Bank there. $3.75 p(p)g(g)g(r)f
GAVISH. "4Z4DX" continental QSL Ramat HaSharon / רָמַת הַשָּׁרוֹן QSL card with front art depicting Arabs regarding an El Al Curtis Commando C-46 (which airlifted thousands of Jews from Yemen, Iraq & Europe in the early 1950's) aircraft & IARC logo, used 1988 by operator Dov Gavish who is pictured in black & white on back, trivial corner wear. Very special! $4.00 a(p)ygii
GAY. "MR. & MRS. W. W. GAY / Proprietors // HOTEL GAYFAIR / (Formerly the Gaymere) / Cor. 2nd St. & 5trh Ave. No. St. Petersburg, Fla. // Also Proprietors of / MAYFAIR / 232 - 5th Ave. No." with handwritten advertising message on front 'Please let us show you our beautiful new hotel as soon as you arrive - It does not look like this'; postcard with detailed rates, modernization details, etc. in message area. Mailed OCT 20 1941 from Saint Petersburg to J. C. Marriott in Mount Vernon Ohio. Two small corner creases, traces of cancel ink on front. $7.00 f(s)ga
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GAZAGNAIRE. "202. Gorges du Loup / Viaduc et Restaurant des Gorges" when Jacob Gazagnaire was the proprietor of the restaurant; unused sepia-tone real photo postcard from C. Cavalier there, trivial wear to 2 corners, slight curl to the paper. $13.00 f(g)g(g)b
GEISCHANG. Embossed birthday postcard sent to Mrs. Herman Geischang of Union Furnace Ohio on February 23 1915, minor toning & edge wear. $2.00 g(g)
GERARD. "Mehlin Pianos / Contain more valuable / improvements than all / others. They are the / best now made. / For Sale by / James Gerard & Co. / 119 W. FIFTH ST. / DAYTON OHIO" bookmark with blank back. Shown left. Different design, same description except some toning on back. Shown right. Sold but front sides still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scans in .jpg format. $3.00 for both. bmo(d)g
GETTYS, GOSNELL, GREEN, HOSKINSON, JONES & JUSTICE. "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
GIACHINO. "Victoria Jubilee Bridge, about 2 miles long, over St. Lawrence River. / Montreal, Canada. 461" black & white post card, violet handstamp at the right edge of the image reads 'VERMONT FRUIT STORE / No. 155 No. Main St., / BARRE, VT. / ANTONIO GIACHINO'. Mailed 1908 at Barre but stamp removed, long corner crease all in message area, mild corner & edge wear. Interesting message: 'Your Harry Lauder record No. 19178 is here call for it. Harry Lauder was a very successful Scottish comic & singer whose songs sold by the millions, played on old wind-up Victrolas. The store referred to first opened as the Union Co-Operative Store in 1901, in the basement of the Labor Hall, and was expanded multiple times over the years under Giachino management. Sold but image 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 bqv(b)gmu
GIFFORD. "ALDEN GIFFORD--A CARGO BOAT, BUILT BY LEATHEM D. SMITH SHIPBUILDING CO., STURGEON BAY, WIS. E-88" black & white Gloss Tone from Joseph A. Fagan, unused, tiny pinhole in top center. corner crease, another very small corner crease. One of the earliest ships built by them (earliest hull number 269), it was delivered to Britain in November 1942, and sank off the west coast of England in 1944. The company mentioned later became the Bay Shipbuilding Company, which is now the last active builder of large ships on the Great Lakes. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg (224,363 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 ws(l)g
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GILBERT. "DODGE CAR SERVICE CLUB / (FOR DODGE OWNERS OWNERS (sic) EXCLUSIVELY / ... / Membership fee $15.00 per year in advance / ... / W. C. GILBERT, PRESIDENT, / CHASE AND EDEN STREETS / BALTIMORE, MD." card advertising services similar to today's AAA, small upper corner crease. both sides toned. Date? When phone numbers were like WOLFE 5820, the number given on the card. $3.00 m(b)ga
GILBERT. Postcard mailed October 23 1906 to Mr. Joseph Gilbert 'trap drummer' in Loudonville, by his friend Joe 'the owl" (shown) who had just arrived there; album marks at corn, heavy Loudonville cancel impression. $5.00 o(l)g(g)m
GILL. "The Lodge, Pere Marquette State Park, Grafton, Illinois / Near Alton and Jerseyville 2B-H784" linen post card mailed 1950 at Altonville, but it is an earlier view (circa 1942) when under the management of Stanley R. Gill; traces of cancel ink on front, soft corners. $2.00 i(p)g
GILLARS. Uncaptioned sepia-tone real photo showing a horse-drawn buggy passing by the Garden Seeds store & Dr. Gillars the dentist's office, the street is filled with water. From a collection of Bellevue Ohio. Pencil writing on back 'Southwest / D. & A.' Light toning along back edges, long corner crease. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.75 odg#
GILLIES. 1898 HAND-COLORED TEA ADVERTISING
Message text: "We beg to advise you
that we are now firing and packing the first crop teas for Edwin J. Gillies & Co., New
York. They will be of the same high quality as in former years and will go forward
by first steamer. Send your orders immediately to Edwin J. Gillies & Co., New
York, so as to secure some of the early pickings for your best trade, as they cannot be
obtained later in the season." Front upper left corner reads:
"Souvenir Japanese Postal Card". Front lower left reads: "FAN CHOP
/ RMA CHOP / BEE HIVE CHOP". (Both in rose-color ink.)
Sent April 2, 1898.
GILLIG. "SUTLIFF & CASE CO. / WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS AND PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTS PEORIA, ILLINOIS / ALKOHOLA / AN IDEAL RUBBING ALCOHOL" including compositional details, ad on government postal card mailed 1922 at Bryant Illinois, minor edge wear. Salesman's handstamp in violet reads Al Gillig. $2.75 mgi(p)!
GINTHER & LANG. "Ginther Family Reunion. / Yourself and family are cordially invited... / .. / to be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Lang, near Marshal- / ville, Ohio, on Saturday, June 14th, 1902 / Charles Lang, President / Lloyd Rowinsky, Secretary" printed on government postal card with browning of paper shows age, mailed, light toning on front, 2 small hinge remnants on back, long crease. $4.00 og
GLANNER. "Peilsteinwände / Alois Glanner's Touristen-Heim / ..." with bottom 2 lines added to caption by violet handstamp, black & white Austrian Korrespondenz-Karte on grayish paper, partial cancel ink on front, mailed circa 1910 to Wien. $5.00 ag
GLASER. "PUB. BY J. E. GLASER. Hotel, North Branch, N. J." showing its exterior, with a couple of people on the porch; black & white post card mailed JUL 23 1909 at North Branch Depot (clear cancel, now a discontinued post office) to NY, some extraneous writing on the back edge furthest from the stamp, noticeable corner wear. $9.00 ng-n*
GLASSHEIM. "Bowery -- North from Grand St. New York" with an elevated train passing by Glassheim's Hats, several horse-drawn vehicles below; unused black & white post card from M. Ettlinger & Co. (their Series 4721), back toned & yellowing with age. $6.00 n(n)mhg
GLENN. "Lewis E. Glenn, Mrs. Viola L. Glenn / Fayoum, Egypt / North Africa // Princes shall come out of Egypt: Ethiopia shall soon / stretch out her hands unto God. - Psa. 68:31" also giving an Indianapolis Indiana address for these missionaries, unused postcard on pinkish stock with undivided back, tiny bottom corner crease, other corner wear is trivial. Rare: no other offers, past sales, or exhibits were found when we searched the Internet. A pamphlet on 'Mohammedan Women', authored by the Reverend Glenn in 1909, is in the collection of the Columbia University Library. $20.00 eg(g)r
GOLDFINGER, GONSALIN & GUTIERREZ. "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*
GOLDTHWAITE. "THE DELIGHTFUL COUNTRY HOME OF MR. VINCENT GOLDTHWAITE, WELLESLEY, MASS. / Roofed with Asbestos 'Century' Shingles. / From plans and specifications by / WILLARD D. BROWN, Architect, 15 Beacon St. Boston, Mass." advertising postcard mailed OCTOBER 8 1912 by Keasbey & Mattison Company in Ambler, Pennsylvania to the Reed Brothers in White Cottage Ohio, mild corner & edge wear. $5.50 m(w)aaggm(b)p
GOOD. "'A Joy Ride in Florida'" showing 9 black children drawn to be riding the back of a monstrous long alligator, white-border era postcard from E. C. Kropp Company, mailed DEC 6 1919 (partial JACK. & ST. PETERSBURG TR38 R.P.O. cancel remains after stamp removal) to Mrs. Mary A. Rector in Hanover Ohio c/o Minnie B. Rector by her grandchild Anna Marie Good, spotty toning both sides, corner wear & rounding. $3.00 bggf
GOURAUDE. "STRASBOURG. - 22 Novembre 1918. - Le Général Gouraude pendant le Défilé des éléments de la IVe Armée / ..." Green back, writing on back, The prosthesis on the General's right arm is visible; that arm was lost when he led a French expeditionary force at the Dardanelles in 1915. He commanded the 4th Army mentioned in the caption till the end of World War I, and later served as a one-time member of the supreme war council. $8.00 am(f)wg
GOWDY. "The D. C. & P. Traction over Ludlow Falls / Ludlow Falls, Ohio" monochromatic green postcard with red-brown caption, published by J. W. Gowdy, unused, album toning at the back corners, good edges. Shows a Dayton, Covington & Piqua Traction Co. interurban. Rare. $50.00 o(l)r(d)g
GRACIAS. "CT1OF" QSL postcard with stylized map art, operator Jaime Herculano Gracias & his equipment pictured on back. $2.50 (pg)
GRAHAM. "H. Graham Estate / Ashland, O." approximately 6" x 8" photograph of 4 well-dressed older adults posing by a 1920's auto in good condition, caption taken from the pencil writing on back. We are unable to independently verify that information, but our source for it has proved reliable in several other matters. $8.00 o(a)g
GRANDVOINNET. "SAZERAC / Phot. / 2035 Emblême d'Affection / IRIS" hand-tinted real photo carte postal sent TCV in 1908 to Mademoiselle Marcelle Grandvoinnet in Paris from her aunt Clémence. The recipient later authored the book 'Eureka. Un Siècle de Jouets de Reve'. $5.00 w(i)ag
GRAY. "August 5, 1970 / Dear Member: / It is our sad task to cancel the picnic, scheduled for August 16 in Mason, Ohio, due to the passing of our good friend and fellow QCWA member, Jack / Gray, W*JDV...." from Chairman Dave Marquette, on mailed government postal card. $1.25 og
GRAY. "PLAY GROUNDS SUNSET PARK STORM LAKE IA. / 2614" including a tall slide & swing set; sepia-tone real photo postcard mailed SEP 24 1925 (partial CHI. & SIOUX CITY TR15 R.P.O. RMS cancel) to James Gray in Lockbourne Ohio from his parents on vacation, 3 small spots of dark toning on back obscure nothing, oxidation consistent with age. Rare. $12.50 i(s)
GREEN. "A corner of Taylor Park, St. Albans, Vt." linen with fresh color published by The Riverside Paper Company, mailed 1951 with newsy family message from Mrs. Dorothy Green of Waterbury Center (noting the birth of Danny), yellowish paper on back. $2.75 vg
GREEN. "Dear Peach Customer: / Our Red Haven Peaches / are ready now and will / last about 10 days... / Howard C. Green Farm / Route 20, 1 Mile West / of Portland, N.Y." showing a peach stand by the roadside, family members posed by it; chrome post card mailed 1965 with typed advertising message for caption here, light toning on back, trace of cancel ink on front . corner crease, minor corner & edge wear. Unusual subject matter. A large peach with a long shelf life. $5.00 ngar
GREEN. "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) within an embossed & pebbled matting, overall size approximately 9-7/8" x 7-3/4. sharp. 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. $50.00 am(m)ggg
GREEN. "VE7AGC" QSL card picturing the sender Earl Green, used 1962. The paper is blue and the small image is a close-up of his face. $2.00 bg
GREEN. "ZS6GH" Johannesburg QSL card used 1955 by operator Mrs. Diana Green (pictured on front), after she moved from Bellevue; S.A.R.L. bureau label affixed neatly on back, Cleveland Ohio bureau handstamp on back in violet is mostly legible, trivial corner wear. $3.25 sg
GRIER. "REQUEST FOR BETTER ADDRESS. / Post Office ALLEGHENY, PA. / ... / As the address and the party is unknown to us, we / are unable to deliver the letter, and have placed it in the General Delivery ... / The deliver of mail to transient parties would be greatly facilitated if / marked 'Transient.' / James A. Grier, , Postmaster ..." postal card mailed JULY 13 1900 on Post Office Department Official business (no stamp required) to Mr. C. S. Speaker in Lisbon Ohio, small upper corner bend with crease. $5.00 gpp-pu(o)%
GRIFFIN. "May 2, 1910 / Dear Aulden! / I thank you for that pretty card you sent me for my birthday. Your cousin Howard" uncaptioned sepia-tone Azo (triangles up) real photo addressed to Mr. Aulden Griffin in Macomb Illinois, unmailed, probably delivered within an envelope. $10.00 g(g)bb
GRIFFITH. "The Home--Denver / The souvenir Pub. Co., Denver" postcard with undivided back (fairly fresh colors nonetheless), mailed there circa 1908 to Kansas City, faint album impressions at the corners, minor corner wear, a little toning in the upper right front margin. Recipient's annotation in the upper front margin supplies the last name of the sender, Nina Griffith. $8.00 cg
"STONEHAM BATTERY STATION"
showing its delivery vehicle outside their storefront, giving prices of
batteries for Ford, Buick, Studebaker, Nash, Velie, Chevrolet & other makes
in the window itself; black & white post card mailed at Stoneham
Massachusetts in 1924 by a customer whose message reads in part 'On my way
the old battery kicked up, and stopped here to have it fixed. This place is
O.K.' One bottom corner with 2 small creases, a little wear to the upper
edge, light traces of album paste on back & a couple long creases from album
removal effort. As best we can tell their business was short-lived, dating
from about 1920. Part of the window signage is 'Carl Grimes / Service". This
exceptionally interesting postcard is seldom seen or offered in any
GRIMES. "WGAU / MOST MODERN 'LOCAL' STATION IN AMERICA / ATHENS, GEORGIA" postcard mailed to Mr. Jack Siringer in Lakewood Ohio after he reported reception of the radio station on December 4, 1938, bottom corner bend, trivial wear at the other corners. Signed Harry L. Grimes for the station manager A. Lynne Brannen. Rare: as far as we know only one other example survives, and our reception is more distant & a bit earlier. 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 g(a)rsg(g)
GROVES. "IOWA FARM MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPNAY / PROXY / ... " dated December 1945; unused legal form on government postal card pre-addressed to D. B. Groves Secretary at Valley Bank Building in Des Moines, a little cancel ink on front, minor edge wear. The company now does business under the name Far Bureau Property & Casualty Insurance Company, now located in West Des Moines. $3.75 aig(g)i(d)
GUIDI. "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
GUINTHER. "DODGE COUPE / Reward for information leading to recovery / DESCRIPTION / 1920 model, painted black ... / Owner, Robert Guinther, Akron, Ohio ..." postal card mailed 1921 to the Chief of Police at Noblesville Indiana from American Automobile Insurance Company in Cleveland, light toning at one back corner & along lower front edge. $10.00 ilao(a)g(g)
GUND. "STATE OF IOWA / Dear Sir: / Your application for a real estate license and your remittance / have been received. / ... / REAL ESTATE COMMISSIONER / James R. Leverett / Executive Secretary" printed form of government postal card mailed 1941 to W. L. Gund of Marcus Iowa, tiny corner crease, toning near one front corner. $3.25 rg(l)g(g)
M. GUTTERSON / MANAGING DIRECTOR // Prince / George / Hotel / 5th Avenue and
28th Street / New York // English Tap Room" showing its interior with
quality art to the right, unused post card. Water stain to back bottom
and slight waviness to
the paper (iron would probably remedy), hint of toning in the lower right
front corner. Changed considerably in the 1980's
to become a welfare hotel servicing about 1,600 people(!), and a lesser
number of the homeless today.
POST CARDS & GENEALOGICAL POSTCARDS
--HA TO HE SURNAMES
Other surnames: A-F page G HI-HY I-J K-O page
P-Q page R-S page& T-Z page.
HACKETT. "Erie Canal Aqueduct and Court St. Bridge, Rochester, N. Y." postcard made in Germany & mailed in 1909 to Mr. Carl Hackett in Lewiston Maine, referring to his uncle Willard & his mother (among others), a little writing by the sender in the front sky, minor edge wear, a few raindrop spots on back. $20.00 n(e)n(r)g(h)b
HAEHL. "HEADQUARTERS SHELBYVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT / $50.00 Reward by Owner / STOLEN---1921 NASH SEVEN PASSENGER TOURING CARD / ... / This car will probably be driven by Walter M. Snepp, age 37... / for whom warrant / charging unlawful secretion of leased property is held by the undersigned. / Send all information to / MR. GEO. M. HAEHL / Chief of Police / August 22, 1921 ..." with detailed description of the car & the suspect, government postal card mailed to the Noblesville Indiana Chief of Police. $15.00 i(s)g(h)g(s)al*
HAIR. "PFB SERIE 5999" with caption quoted at lower back, postcard with deeply embossed art showing lovers with lap blanket being chased by a man on a horse, mailed 1908 to Master Robert Temple in Coshocton Ohio by his Aunt Kate in Cleveland Ohio, light uneven toning on the back obscures nothing. $14.00 alg. Different deeply embossed image from the same series, showing the couple conversing, post card mailed 1910 to Mrs. Bertha Hair in Milford Ohio from her daughter in South Lebanon Ohio, edge wear mostly & mercifully on the back. $14.00 alg
HALE. "INTERIOR OF HANGAR, NAVAL AIR STATION, LAKEHURST, N. J." with its dimensions printed on the back, Collotype Company printing in Elizabeth NJ, published by the Airship Photo Shop in Lakehurst, mailed MAY 12 1933 from Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania to John B. Hale from his Aunt Sue, who reported the Akron was not there the day before. Three corners with small creases, back with extensive even light yellowish toning, light toning in the front borders, thin in stamp area suggests that sender had started with a higher denomination stamp & then thought better of it. When searching the Internet for this postcard we found only one recorded sale, in 2013. Makes you wonder how they jockeyed all those airships into position, doesn't it? $25.00 znia(m)g NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
HALL. "THE FIRST METHODIST CHURCH / Tenth St. & Ohio Ave. / St. Cloud, Florida" showing its exterior in vertical format, postcard with a signed message to a visitor on the back from Clare S. Hall, mailed 1973, fairly fresh. $1.50 fg
"THE WILLIAM F. GABLE CO., / ALTOONA, PA." embossed inscription in the lower
left corner of an approximately 9½"x7½" sepia-tone photograph of a
youngster, 2 women & 3 delivery men with numerous loaves of Haller's Butter-Krust
bread, near some cases of meat open in the foreground that are marked
Altoona. The Butter-Krust brand was registered in 1910, but was so good it
prompted other bakeries to steal it, so court battles ensued. The number of
loaves of bread seen here, each enclosed in "hermetically sealed waxed
parchment wrappers" (per ads as far west as Pittsburgh), suggests this is
the Haller's Eagle Bakery in Altoona. But we cannot explain the meat!
Haller himself served in Pittsburgh as a baker's apprentice prior to
buying the Eagle Bakery, and the Haller Brothers Company operated
successfully from Pittsburgh from 1910 on. In Pittsburgh the delivery men
were called Hallermen. Go figure! It will take a local historian to figure
this image out completely.
HALLORAN. "'Hillcrest', Residence of Hon. John Halloran,. Bangall, New York" including the drive entrance & a horse, color on undivided back postcard with grayish paper, mailed there circa 1908, a little extraneous writing on back, corner wear & rounding. $7.00 ng
HALSTED & HAINES. "Office of HALSTED, HAINES & CO., 374 to 378 BROADWAY, / New York, ___ 187__ / Gentlemen: / We are in receipt of your esteemed favor ..." form printed & used on government postal card in 1877, some cancel ink on front, small corner crease. That dry goods firm was founded in 1804, enjoyed considerable success, but failed in 1884. Sold but 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
HAMBLEN. "Once known as the C. F. Hamblen Store, this / one-stop community shopping center of the 17th / century is still standing open to the public as / FLORIDA'S OLDEST STORE, MUSEUM, ST. / AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA" unused chrome postcard, fairly fresh. $1.50 f(s)i(m)g
HAMEL. "Mr. GUSTAV HAMEL / filling up the tank of / his Morane Saulnier / Monoplane, 80 H.P. / Gnome Engine with / 'SHELL'" showing the pioneer British aviator who delivered the first official airmail & held records; unused reproduction postcard of circa-1913 [necessarily, he went missing May 1914 in this very aircraft] advertising, trivial wear at one corner, otherwise fairly fresh. $4.00 a(p)ga
HAMILTON. "Use / the Alden / FRUIT / VINEGAR // Copyright 1884 by J. H. BUFFORD'S SONS" trade card with art showing a bicyclist collision with a dog, back advertising for E. D. Hamilton, Jackson Michigan dealer in staple & fancy groceries, small thins on both sides. $10.00 fmbg(h)g(b)a
HAMMOND. USS FRANCIS HAMMOND DE-1067 MAR 28 1973 hand cancel with some letters doubled up & a couple of numbers only partial ties 8¢ San Juan stamp franking #6 cover from which the address label has been removed neatly, large violet ship's cachet is well struck, address label on backflap which was never sealed. At the time this ship was serving in Destroyer Squadron 9, just before it was reclassified as a frigate. Recipient of 15 awards, citations & campaign ribbons. Named honoring Hospitalman Francis Colton Hammond, a Medal of Honor recipient. $1.75 n(h)
HANEY / HEINEY. "Dodge City, Kansas has a / grim memorial of its wild / days, the 'Boot Hill' cemetery." including the grave of Two-Gun Haney who died in 1874; well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed there 1963. We have seen the man's name spelled Heiney. $2.00 ck(d)g(h) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
HANKINSON. "Hankinson's / Original / Auto Polo / Teams. // MADE IN OKAMOTO / TOKYO JAPAN" showing an action scene from the real & dangerous sport started as a publicity stunt by a Ford dealer named Hankinson in Topeka Kansas; postcard mailed SEP 25 1916 from Billings Montana, bottom corners creased, trivial upper corner wear, lightly toned back. Writer mentions "the Big Fair" where there might well have been a match; these were popular fair & exhibition events. Rare: When we searched the Internet, no one else was offering it, no one bragged about having sold it & no one was even exhibiting it. $30.00 aks(m)g
HARASSOWITZ / HARRASSOWITZ. "NORDD. LLOYD BREMEN / D. 'Neckar' / Kapitän Harassowitz." showing the captain & his ocean-going passenger & cargo vessel; black & white private mailing card mailed from the mid-Atlantic 16.7.06 by a passenger (interesting comments) with a 10-pfg German stamp (some other cancel details illegible) to a Miss Sterrett in Buffalo West Virginia, small corner crease, minor edge wear, rubber band mark across back, arrival markings at Buffalo NY on JUL 25. The New York Times shipping news of 4/27/04 spells the captain's name with two r's; so either they or the card is in error. Rare. $25.00 s(o)g(h)g(s)p
HARBER. BATTLESHIP USS MAINE (BB10) with an inset showing Captain Giles B. Harber 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 format. $2.00 s(m)g
HARFORD. "COPYRIGHT NY 1908 83" unattributed art depicting a harness race in progress, post card messaged APR 7 1909 & addressed to Clyde W. Harford in Upper Middletown Pennsylvania (very small, in Menallen Township of Fayette County) by his sister Emma, mentioning Ruth & Bob, no sign of stamp or cancel, upper corner creased twice (1 is very faint). $5.00 rg NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
HARLEY. "This is how I am spending my / vacation J. P. Harley" sepia-tone real photo showing athletes rowing singles & pair near a boathouse (necessarily Lake Winnipesaukee), mailed 1906 from Lakeport New Hampshire to Boston. slight oxidation, album marks on back, trivial corner wear. $16.00 sg!
HARMON. "Columbus, O., [10/15] 189 / Sir: You are hereby notified to attend a [Regular] / meeting of the Congregation K. K. B. I. on the [21st] / day of [Oct] 189, at 9 o'clock . 1m., for / the transaction of business. / Respectfully, [A. H. Harmon] / Secretary" government postal card mailed from Columbus to nearby Delaware Ohio (arrival mark on the 16th). The material shown here in square brackets [ ] was filled in by hand. The Congregation Kal A Kodesh Beneh Israel (Holy Congregation of Children of Israel) was founded in 1824 in Ohio by a majority of the Israelites in the Cincinnati area, and so became a frontier outpost of Judaism. Soon its name changed to Congregation Kahl aKodish Bene Israel, which name endures today, as does its abbreviation. Not much early material is ever seen or offered from this important congregation. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 jo(c)g
HARMON. "MAKE 1928 Ford Coach / Owner P. H. Harmon / STOLEN Canal Fulton, Ohio 4-3-31 / $50 REWARD / ... / THE MERCER CASUALTY CO. / ... Celina, Ohio ..." postal card mailed APR 10 1931 to the County Sherriff at Lima Ohio, very light toning on back & along left front edge. 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 lag(h)o(c)i
HARPER. "A SCENE NEAR MILWAUKEE DEPOT, SIOUX FALLS, S. DAK." postcard addressed & messaged to Miss Edith Harper in Redgranite Wisconsin from her aunt Emma, upper corner crease, vertical crease through the center, 2 short internal creases from the bottom edge, noticeable corner & edge wear. All that being said, it is nonetheless a rare card. No other offers, recorded sales, or exhibits were found when we searched the Internet. $2.50 s(s)g NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
HARRIS. Engraved stock certificate No. 85 for 100 shares of The City Railway Company of Dayton Ohio, signed by William H. Simms (Secretary) & S. B. Corwin (President) on 5 October 1893, embossed seal; registered & countersigned to Catherine Harris on 3 September 1895 at The Union Safe Deposit & Trust Company, 2 inconspicuous vertical creases to make it envelope size. Measurements approximately 11-1/4" x 7-7/8", a framing candidate. $15.00 o(d)sr(t)ggg
HARRIS. "Residence View, Empire Street, / Montpelier, Ohio" black & white with red caption on yellowish paper, postcard mailed there 1912 to Donald L. Harris in Adrian Ohio mentioning family matters, corner crease, considerable corner & edge wear, faint but long horizontal rubber band mark across the front, back toned from album contact. $5.00 og
HART. "B&O / C585" uncaptioned sepia-tone real photo postcard, so we use the caboose markings here; mailed Bridgeport Ohio JUL 19 1911, made at Bridgeport by 'Freter Brothers Famous Postcards', 2 tiny upper corner creases, good focus & contrast. Sender comments: 'This is taken in Bridgeport Ohio. Clarence & I was on the same turn, him on the head end & me aflagging so we had our pictures taken at the caboose. Albert Hart'. 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(b)r(b)g(h)
HARTMAN. "Ducks at the Hartman Farm--Columbus, Ohio" a large number mostly facing in one direction, suggesting they were about to be fed, bottom corners with noticeable wear, faint album marks at the top front corners, a little pinkish toning near the back bottom edge. The farm also included horses & orchards. Now closed & sold, it was located on both sides of Route 23 just south of Columbus. $3.00 ao(c)g
HARTZEL. "Looking East on Fourth Street, Marion, Ind. / W. A. Lucas, Photographer, Phone 2094, Marion, Ind." including a long baggage wagon outside the Iroquois Building, black & white postcard with undivided back, mailed there 1907 to Miss Laura Hartzel in Chalfont Pennsylvania, partial postal markings on front, faint album impressions at the corners, minor toning on back, trivial corner wear. $5.50 ipg(h)
HASKELL. "K5AM" Fort de Lesseps QSL card mailed SEP 15 1938 (clear Cristobal cancel ties 1-c Canal Zone stamp with selvedge) to Philadelphia by Cpl. Haskell (Signal Platoon, Atl. Sec., US Signal Corps), bottom corner crease, a few tiny speckles of cancel ink on front. The fort, part of the Regular Army's First Coastal Artillery, guarded the Atlantic terminus of the Panama Canal. The only card of any kind we have ever seen from this fort in anyone's stock. Rare. $25.00 cgm(a)-c
HASKELL. "THE SEASON'S GREETINGS // RURAL / FREE / DELIVERY '' ALBERT A. HASKELL / Rural Letter Carrier Route No. 1" postcard with long poem (written by an unnamed carrier) printed in the address area, no writing either side, good edges. $5.00 gpw
HASLUP. "Picturesque Letter / Sidney Ohio" booklet with 8 black & white views mailed SEP 23 1911 (CLEVELAND & COLUMBUS R.P.O. / TR10 clear hand cancel on 2-c Washington stamp, the 11 o'clock train going towards Lima Ohio). Views as follows: courthouse, along the race, Monumental Building, Wagner Park Entrance, Wm. Haslup Residence, Presbyterian Church, Sidney High School, P. O. and Commercial Club Building. Cover lightly toned with small corner creases; images inside are fine. Hard to find! $45.00 o(s)g-r
HASTINGS. "THE SUNDAY HERALD--BOSTON, FEBRUARY 25 / Mr. and Mrs. T. K. Hastings Riding in a Tri-Car / In Havana and Equipped for a Journey Into the Suburbs" circa-1907 advertising postcard for Indian motorcycles reproducing the article with its illustration for a contemporaneous & enterprising salesman, Undivided back, minor corner & edge wear, 2 short internal creases from the right front center. Theodore K. Hastings was the Vice President of the Federation of American Motorcyclists. He was out of Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York City and made publicity trips abroad to Cuba & England, competing successfully at times. His activity continued at least into 1908 where we found numerous different mentions of him in Vol. LVII of the Bicycling World & Motorcycle Review. Pertinent personal message handwritten on front complements the advertising intent: 'Dear Veda. Have just returned from an 800 mile trip on my Indian. The Hendee Co Spring-field, Mass make them but your local dealer will show you. They are fast, cheap and economical, and it dont(sic) take an expert to run it and keep it going. Want one. Harry'. Rare: no one else can show you this. The reason you do not see any more of these is probably because the newspaper objected to the use of all its presumably copyrighted article, text and illustration, for an unintended commercial purpose of another business. That was also the probable reason the card was mailed under cover, instead mailing exposed to public view as a postcard. After paying to make them, the salesman still want to use them, even when pressured by the Boston Herald! Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. can(b)m(b)nmg(h)
HATCHADOURIAN. "96 / Constantinople. Fontaine de Sultan Ahmed." sepia-tone real photo postcard with matte finish & slight oxidation, back dated 1923 with clear address handstamp of Hatchik Hatchadourian. $5.00 tg
HATHORNE. "Old Casting Room, Katahdin Iron Works, Me." black & white view with cut-to-shape colored- in little girl's picture, mailed there SEP 13 1905 (clear DPO hand cancel), corner wear & rounding, lightly toned front, lightly toned back, stamp damaged. Undoubtedly one-of-a-kind, sent by Marjorie Hathorne to her sister Mamie. $6.50 m(k)gi-m
HATTAN. "Neuronidia Hypnotic and Sedative / Appeals favorably to many physicians" 2-color ad on government postal card mailed 1927 by Schieffelin & Company of New York City to Dr. Albert H. Hattan in Peru Illinois, a few tiny dots from typewriter on front, otherwise fairly fresh. Despite its longtime use (from at least 1907) as a cure for nervous insomnia, Neuronidia advertising was mostly done by brochures given our at medical meetings or ads in medical journals. So this kind of advertising is actually quite rare & seldom offered. $10.00 mga
HAUCK. "I'LL BE DOWN YOUR / WAY ABOUT _____ / _____ // A. C._NO. 1. COPYRIGHT 1907 BY K-WIN, CHICAGO" art depicting a salesman with sample case coming down in a zeppelin, unused advertising postcard from A. Hauck & Son in Jewett Ohio, divided back, excellent condition. Printed message in part: 'A Rare Opportunity / ... we ask you to note that we have added to our store a new line of China and Glass Ware / ... Our Prices are right.' $10.00 o(j)ga
HAUCK. "THE BIG STOVE STORE / CHAS. F. HAUCK & CO. / THE TINNERS / 59 W. Main Street, Springfield, Ohio // AT YOUR SERVICE" picturing a marvelous folk-art utensil-ware automobile; black & white advertising post card mailed OCT 30 1916 (inverted year in the cancel) to Mr. Frank Zane in Hillsboro Ohio. Rare! $45.00 o(s)ga
HAWK. Embossed birthday postcard sent to Mrs. William Hawk of Jewett Ohio on February 26 1910, minor toning & edge wear. $2.00 g(h)
HAWSON. "T.S. TAROONA, RIVER TAMAR, TAS. Purling Series A710" unused Kodak Australia real photo with pleasing contrast & good edges, when M. Robertson was assistant purser & the purser R. E. Hawson was purser. Despite the word River in the location name, this body of water is actually tidal & saline over its entire length; hence the ship is a coastal ship. Postcard sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. ts(c)g(h)g(r)
HAYES. "CARD 1. / Iowa State Fair, Des Moines, Aug. 30th---Sept. 6th, 1889" with harness racing art on front, all-over back printing with many details: $35,000 premiums; $6,000 for speed; 'The wonderful horse 'Woodlawn'; the fastest running team to pole; 'Major Banks'; 'Evergreen'; John R. Shaffer Secretary; John Hayes President (Red Oak); etc. Trivial corner wear. 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. i(d)rgg
HAYES, "Everything in SHEET METAL / TINNERS' & ROOFERS' SUPPLIES / Eaves Trough Conductor Ridge Roll / METAL ceilings cornices windows skylights lath / F. O. SCHOEDINGER / COL'S. O." also picturing W. W. Neds, F. G. Mirick, George Z. Hayes & Oscar Baker, circa 1907 advertising postcard, heavy toning on back, upper corner chipped off, 3 corners creased, noticeable edge wear. As is. Sold but 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)agggg
HAYES. "Hayes Home Eden Vale, near San Jose, Cal." also referred to as the Hayes Mansion (which became the Dolce Hayes Mansion, a hotel), an exemplar of Mediterranean Revival architecture; postcard with descriptive text printed on back, mailed OCT 21 1908 (almost complete & uncommon ELROY & TRACY T508 R.P.O. hand cancel) from Claremont California to Miss Evelyn Steele in Spokane Washington, tear drops run ink a bit in message announcing the death of Henry, noticeable corner & edge wear, Seattle auxiliary receiving mark struck boldly in the front sky. $7.00 c(e)ga-r
HEASLEY. "Annual Inspection of Warren Council No. 58" Warren Ohio Masonic notice on government postal card mailed 1932, long internal crease, heavily toned back. When William P. Heasley was the Master, Earl V. Carter was the Inspector of the Seventh Arch, and R. H. Childs was the Recorder. $2.00 ofg+
HEBARD. "AN ICE BOUND FLEET OF LAKE STEAMERS, WHITEFISH BAY. PHOTO TAKEN AT 9 O'CLOCK AT NIGHT. / FREIGHTERS MAKING THEIR WAY THROUGH THE ICE FIELDS IN WHITEFISH BAY, NEAR SAULT STE. MARIE, MICH." multiview postcard from the white-border era, excellent condition. The Charles S. Hebard is the ship prominent in the lower view. Sold but 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(w)s(l)m(w)g*
HEBER. "G. S. / HOTELS in Kingdom of Kerry / Bathing Fishing Boating / Golfing Lawn Tennis Excursions" monochromatic green multiview postcard with 5 captioned scenes--Kenmare tennis, Waterville tennis, Killarney exterior, Caragh Lake rowing & Parknasilla-on-Sea setting; mailed, 2 corner creases (one tiny), toned by album contact. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 is(t)mg
HECKMAN. "Forest Path to Heckman Res Oregon Ill" unused sepia-tone post card includes part of the residence in the distance, some oxidation, browning paper on back. Quality photography by C. R. Childs. $10.00 ipg
HEDLUND. "SM4TQG" Linghed Sweden QSL card with map illustrating location, used 1992 by operator Rune Hedlund (who is pictured on the back with his equipment & an SSA QSL bureau label below), excellent condition. Nice! $3.75 sg
HEDRICK. "-43- Spring" sepia-tone real photo post card showing an orchard of fruit trees in bloom. Message on back from R. H. Hedrick, 29th & Faraon St., St. Joseph: "have been so busy since last Aug. that I have not had time to eat (all I want).' Trivial edge wear, uneven toning on back from album contact. $5.00 m(s)tga
HEDRICK. "N5EIN" El Paso Texas QSL card used 1990 by operator Gerry Hedrick, yellow rose design. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 tg
HENDERSHOT. "Cochran House, Newton, N. J." including old autos parked nearby, black & white post card published for Charles F. Hendershot (proprietor), good edges. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.75 ng
HENDERSON. "Bird's-eye View of Copemish, Mich." postcard with unevenly divided back mailed JUL1 1908 (good strike of FRANK. & TOLEDO TR.1 R.P.O. cancel) to Mrs. C. C. Henderson in Redlands California by her sister Grace, album marks at the back corners, back paper browning from album contact, front corners worn, large areas of front lifted off (not by us!). Probably more of genealogical value. As is. $2.00 m(c)g(h)
HENDERSON. "SEEDS FOR ROOT CROPS / FOR FARM STOCK / ... / PETER HENDERSON & CO. / 35 Cortlandt Street, New York" with prices per pound & per 5 pounds for various Mancel Wurzel, other beets, turnips & carrots; printed advertising on government postal card mailed there APR 25 1879, toned both sides (pricelist heavily), 2 corner creases (1 small). From the leading horticulturalist of his day, the founding father of the seed industry in the USA. In addition to this line, this pioneer offered kitchen gardening mixtures for city & suburban dwellers, and ornamental gardening products. Not bad for an immigrant who arrived with only a few coins in his pocket! His address was in the Port Richmond neighborhood of Staten Island. History in your hands. $15.00 gg(h)n(s)a
HEGEMAN. Uncaptioned real photo postcard showing a woman vendor closing up for the day under the overhang of the grandstand at the Crawford County Fair held at Bucyrus Ohio September 13-15 1910, large signs advertising events & sideshows behind her -- a minstrel show (undoubtedly by Pickings who performed then in that area), 1001 wonders, & troubadours performing a musical 'The President of ... '; low contrast but the focus is good enough to capture detail, holed for a pillow at the bottom, some cancel ink at bottom front, small bottom corner crease, all corners rounded, mailed at Bucyrus SEP 21 1910 by a 19-year-old (she recounts her birthday on the 20th, her spelling is atrocious) to her sister Miss Cora E. Hegeman in Delaware Ohio. Table-covering is a practice of merchants who put out a lot of little items and don't wish to pack up every night, instead trusting that honesty will prevail, and taking a few valuable items home. $20.00 o(b)g
HENKELMANN. "Henkelmann's Museum / Yes, we play! / Woodruff, Wis." showing 3 black bears standing & holding instruments (accordion, bass & harmonica); unused Kodak real photo post card, edge wear near one bottom corner. This roadside attraction is long gone & postcards from it are rare. $15.00 w(w)gmmra(b)
HERRMAN. "HERRMAN'S / BEAUTY SHOP / 1445 First Avenue / New York City" promotional postcard for their 'latest steam - oil method' from 'The oldest permanent waving beauty shop in Yorkville', mailed 1932, reply card removed neatly, mild toning both sides. The address was in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, now long gone. Hard to find! $10.00 n(n)g
HERVÉ. "42 LE MANS. -- La Place Thiers. -- LL." with a streetcar about to pass Paul Hervé's Cafe Thiers (at the left), circa 1920 carte postale, unused, green back, minor wear to one bottom corner. The food advertising signs on the streetcar are "Farine Lactée Nestlé" (an important source of nutrition for children whose mothers were unable to breast-feed) & "Potages Maggi". $10.00 f(l)sgf
HERZMANSKY. "WIEN - Mariahilferstrasse" a night scene where Hansa was opposite the Herzmansky department store, real photo Postkarte with glossy finish & scalloped edges as issued, 1958 Christmas greeting on back neatly in German. $2.00 ag
HESS. "HESS BRO's." showing the interior of Galion Ohio's first meat market, located on South Market Street after 1887, the sausage for which they were best known hanging at the left. Identifications on the back from a reliable source: Carl Beibheiser, Charlie Hess (owner) & Wally Thayer. Backed sepia-tone photograph, image itself approximately 8¼"x6¼", 9¼"x7¼" overall. Focus is good, but high-contrast means parts of the image are too bright to yield detail. $15.00 o(g)g(h)g(b)g(t) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
HESS. "SHERMAN HESS / Capt. Norco Fire Police--Chan. 7 / Pres. Chester Co. Fire Police / KMG-0141" Pottstown Pennsylvania QSL card picturing him in uniform at his equipment, neat writing on back, good edges. $3.75 p(p)p(c)lgf
HETRICK. "Cordial Thanksgiving Greetings" unsigned intricately embossed art depicts a turkey & pumpkins being overflown by an early aircraft; circa-1912 back message to Miss Irene Hetrick in Fremont Ohio from her aunt Caroline, minor corner wear, small spot of toning within the left front border. $3.75 tg
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HIGHSMITH. "The meanest words I know are these, / 'I told you so.' // "I TOLD YOU SO! / YOU SHOULD HAVE / BOUGHT A FORD // 10 MILES / HOME" wife nags husband as they walk home from an auto wreck; signed Cobb X. Shinn art on a post card mailed OCT 11 1915 to Mr. Hanby Highsmith in Birds Illinois by his cousin Roy, 3 corners creased (1 is long), internal crease, both sides toned from album contact. $3.75 a(s)ga
DAYTON (MONTGOMERY COUNTY). "G. D. HIGINBOTHOM, NOVELTY STUDIO / S. W. COR. 5th & LUDLOW ST., DAYTON, OHIO" Azo (triangles up) real photo postcard showing 2 adults in Halloween clown costumes, back handwriting dates & identifies as '1911 // Wendl Pauser / Albert Fisher', oxidation consistent with that age, very light even toning over most of the back. Albert was born in 1890, which places him as 21 years of age. Wendl is a German variant of the name Wendel. Shown left. $60.00 ho(d)g(h). Two unidentified costumed ladies, one a clown the other in blackface, on a real photo postcard from the same source & time. $60.00 ho(d)g(h) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
HILL. "601. Memorial Wall to the Cuban Students, / Havana, Cuba." recalling the execution on 27 November 1871 of 8 medical students by the Spanish Governor during the Ten Years War, postcard published by Harris Brothers Company in Havana, mailed there OCT 22 1914 to Mrs. Martha Hill in Cattaraugus New York (clear HABANA - ISLA DE PINOS AMBU hand cancel on 1-c stamp) by her son Bert. $3.75 cg-c*
HILL. "OHIO RIVER BOAT LANDING, AURORA, IND." with the sidewheeler Louisville alongside the A. Hill & Sons dock; sepia-tone postcard mailed there 1911 to Miss Margie Young of Latonia Kentucky, stamp has fallen off due to someone else's removal attempt which caused a thin (but we will send it along), upper corners creased, couple small spots of toning on back. $8.50 i(a)s(r)g
HILL. "THE JAMES J. HILL RESIDENCE, ST. PAUL, MINN." postcard mailed OCT 7 1909 to Miss Nellie Kilgore in Wooster Ohio from her mother, lower corner crease, noticeable corner & edge wear. Seen offered elsewhere as high as $34.99(!), but we ask only $6.00. m(s)g
HING. "GREETINGS FROM CHINATOWN, NEW YORK" with the corner of Pell & Mott Streets at the left; linen postcard sold at the Ethel Hing gift shop (violet cachet clearly struck on back), mailed 1950 at the Canal Street Station to Mr. Harold Quin in New Haven Connecticut. Many legible signs including York Kitchen Equipment Co., Mon Fong Wo Co. (Chinese Groceries), Lee's, Wee Tung Co., Sugar Bowl, etc. Tiny ding at center of left front edge, otherwise fairly fresh. $6.00 n(n)g(h)g(q)c
HINKEL. "Worcester, Mass., Memorial Hospital, Main Entrance" post card mailed there 1910 to Mrs. Clara E. Hinkel in Nevada Ohio, light toning on back from album contact, small paper separation at one upper corner, noticeable wear to the bottom corners, faint small corner crease. $4.75 m(w)mg
HIPSHER & HAUSER. "Class of 1921 / Commencement" school booklet tied by ribbon, interesting. 8 in class: Howard W. Houser, Hollis Hipsher, Clarence Edwin Ullom, Charles Howard Underwood, Estella Maud Pittman, Bernice Baldwin, Lucile Gray & Lois Rebecca Cox. $7.50 o(c)g(h)g(u)
HIRSCH. Wanted to buy--post cards & postal card relating to this family, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!
HOAG. "Hoag's Park / Delavan / Lake" including a large building at the left & several smaller cabins; sepia-tone Kruxo (small circles in corners) real photo post card, pencil writing on back is smudge a bit & hard to relate, small bottom corner bend, oxidation consistent with age. We found a few references to the Hoag family in this Wisconsin area when we searched the Internet, but concluded that the business was short-lived because it was not mentioned. Rare. $20.00 w(d)g(h)
HOFFMANN. Uncaptioned sepia-tone real photo post card with good focus & contrast, showing mailman Julius Hoffman next to his horse-drawn delivery wagon number 199, mailed MAY 27 1912 from Canal Station there to his brother S. J. Hoffman in Sublette Illinois, minor wear at one bottom corners. The message ties it all together: "This is to show you, that I'm still 'on the job', in Chicago / Your Bro, Julius". 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 i(c)hp-i
HOFFSTODT. Uncaptioned real photo postcard showing a horse-drawn flower-decorated cart full of dressed-up children, obviously for a parade, bearing the advertising sign 'HOFFSTODT'S / CITY GREEN HOUSES', sepia-tone from Mossholder's Studio in Shelby Ohio, light brownish paper. The Mansfield Telephone Company serviced Shelby; its 1902 directory for Shelby lists W. A. Hoffstodt's residence at 22 Sharon. Push-pin damage has taken two small chunks out of the bottom edge (neither anywhere near the image) & just nicked the top edge twice; framing would easily obscure that difficulty. The best Richland County Ohio postcard we have ever seen. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 ofhpg
HOLLENBECK. "Boat House in Hollenbeck Park, Los Angeles, Cal." post card published by James, circa 1915, unused, minor corner & edge wear. More precisely, the lake is located in Boyle Heights. The park is named after its donor, John Edward Hollenbeck. $4.50 c(l)c(b)g(h)
HOLLINGER. "KODIAK AND POLAR BEAR / Taken by W. M. Hollinger and son, Franklin, / at Point Barrow, Alaska. .../ ... on exhibit at Blue Mountain Restaurant and / Hotel, Harrisburg, Pa. ..." with 2 ladies in Playboy-style outfits in front of the hunting trophies (world record class), unused chrome postcard. $3.00 pbhg
HOLMAN. “The Dayton Engineering / Laboratories Company // FORGET IT / 'Drop the subject when you cannot / agree; there is no need to be bitter because / you know you are right.'" 5-1/2' x 3-1/4" brown pay packet used 5-23-19 to pay Ernest Holman the sum of $21.55. Horizontal crease, internal crease on the back flap from opening, regular-postcard size. Seldom seen. $4.50 o(d)ga
Known locally as DELCO, this company was
HOLMAN. “The Dayton Engineering / Laboratories Company // MEMORIAL DAY / 'The bell which rang out the Declaration / of Independence has been heard across / oceans ..." 5-1/2"x 3-1/4" brown pay packet used 5-23-19 to pay Ernest Holman the sum of $19.95. Horizontal crease, a little thinning on the backflap from opening, regular-postcard size. Seldom seen. Shown left. $5.00 o(d)gam
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HOLT. Escort Destroyer USS HAROLD E. HOLT (DE-1074). Bold 15 JUL 1974 cancel on 10-c letters mingle souls stamp franking #6 cover to Ohio, large well-struck violet ship cachet with eagle & shield, neatly addressed, clear double-ring New York NY / USS HAROLD E. HOLT (DE-1074) struck on back. Nice. This is shortly after the ship delivered a detachment of Marines to liberate the SS Mayaguez from the Cambodians. $2.50 nc-g ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY
HOOD. "M.A.C. Base Ball Squad - 1915" when Michigan State University was known as Michigan Agricultural College, sepia-tone real photo postcard, small creases at the bottom corners, a little wear on the top edge. The only printing on the back is 'KOLLEGE KODAK SHOP. / EAST LANSING, MICH.' The 1915 roster, namely: Arthur Bibbins, Arthur Brown, Harold Clark, J. Francis Davis, Hilmar Fick, Lyman Frimodig, Merrill Fuller, Charles Hood, Robert McWilliams, William Miller, Harold Springer (who also played football!), Walter Thomas & Dean Williams. $75.00 s(b)m(e)c(m)gggg
HOOK. "Tomb of Capt. I. N. Hook. McConnelsville O." with a small boat on top & a readable plaque with philosophical & political statements; black & white post card printed in Germany for Edmiston Book & Stationary Company, mailed there JUN 30 1908 to Mrs. Lydia Bennett in Zanesville Ohio, upper corner creased, noticeable wear at the other upper corner. Isaac Newton Hook lived from 1819 to 1906, and was renown for his steamboat expertise especially on the Ohio River & its tributaries. Hard to find! $10.00 o(m)cg
HOPF. "No. 691 A Composite Photo--Typical Southern Wayside--The Army Passes by--Maneuvers of 1942" including prominently 3 black children eating watermelon, post card mailed free from APO #26 (an Engineering Battalion then at Fredericksburg Virginia) SEP 21 1942 by Private Hopf to his grandfather Mr. Julius Hopf of Jersey City New Jersey. Cancel ink in front sky, separated neatly from other postcards at its sides, small bottom corner crease not into the image. Back address area has logo urging citizens to buy war bonds and stamps 'for victory'. $10.00 bgm(a)-a
HOPKINS. "DETROIT, MICH., GRAND CANAL, BELLE ISLE" with a throng of pedestrians & canoes; A. C. DIetsche postcard No. 137, mailed 1907 to Mrs. P. W. Hopkins by her sister Alice, stamp removed, upper corner crease, noticeable corner & edge wear. $3.25 m(b)gs(p)
HOPKINS. "I HAVE SPENT FOUR YEARS FIGHT- / ING FOR OUR COUNTRY / I am coming soon to fight for your busi- / ness on the Merkle-Wiley Broom / Company's line of Brooms. / WM. HOPKINS, / Late Bugler--CO. F. 38th. U. S. Infantry. / Four years active service in Cuba and / the Phillipines(sic)." with his uniformed oval portrait, postcard with black & white front & blue BLU-J Brooms logo on back, unmailed, 2 corners creased, a little pencil writing in the front margin may erase well, light toning both sides. Marvelous & rare: true, BLU-J blotters are common, but not their salesmen's postcards! $25.00 m(a)g(h)cp
HOPTNER. "Zagreb" real photo post card picturing 4 teenage girls in traditional attire, mailed SEP 25 1946 to the Hoptner Family in Philadelphia by Jacob B. 'Jake' Hoptner working at the US Embassy in Belgrade, almost complete U. S. ARMY POSTAL SERVICE / A. P. O. / 777 hand cancel ties 1-c Washington stamp franking. Card has rough edges as issued. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & artistic reference as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 jg-aj
HORN. "PALS CABIN / Prospect and Eagle Rock Avenues / West Orange, N. J." showing the exterior, unused chrome post card from Lewis Studios, near mint. When Martin L. Horn, Martin Jr. and Donald managed the restaurant. $2.00 n(w)g(h)
HORSFORD & HOOVER. "Horsford's Acid Phosphate / for mental & physical / Exhaustion, dyspepsia &c. / IT MAKES A DELICIOUS DRINK / WITH WATER & SUGAR ONLY" circa 1890 trade card issued by Dayton Ohio pharmacist E. Hoover to publicize the availability of Prof E. N. Horsford (Rumford Professor at Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts) at his establishment, more details on back, back has a scrape that has been restored (for readability, but not to deceive), back paper browning with age, front is fine. $5.00 amm(c)c(h)gpo
HOYLE & CAMERON. "c558 - Old Hoyle Tavern formerly at the Junction of Westminster / and Cranston Sts., Providence, R. I." post card made in Germany, unused & fairly fresh for its age. Sign above entrance includes the name of W. W. Cameron; sign in front of the entrance includes 'HOYLE ESTATE / TO LEASE / C. H. SMITH'. $5.00 (rg(h))
HOYT. "Wolf Lake Aug 20 -'09" handwritten caption for real photo postcard including a violinist; mailed Aug 23 1909 at nearby Brooklyn Michigan. Sent by Lutie Hoyt, to her uncle William in Bellevue Ohio, who identifies the others as her father & "father and mother Hoyt" who were camping with her. Possibly unique. $20.00 m(w)mg(h)
HOYT. See also HILDRETH & HOYT above.
HUBLE. Embossed birthday postcard sent to Mrs. Myrta Huble of Orrville Ohio on December 30 1910, minor toning & edge wear. $2.00 g(h)
HUBBARD. BATTLESHIP MINNESOTA with insets showing Captain John Hubbard & Rear Admiral Charles M. Thomas 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 format. $2.00 s(m)gg
HUBER. "SCHULTZ / PHOTO CALMAR" showing a 1913 parade passing between the F. C. Smith general merchandise store & the Joe A. Huber grocery store across the street, part of the Fort Atkinson post office visible in the right foreground; sepia-tone NOKO real photo post card, odd light vertical line printed through the central image that is hard to explain, unused, slight oxidation, toned back corners due to album contact. $22.50 ippg(h)
HUDDLESTON. "Dick and his little woman. Dick has just returned from the County Seat" including a Gulf gasoline pump at the left side, Pine Ridge Arkansas real photo postcard autographed & dated 1950 stamp side, mailed there 1950, readable signs include 'Dick Huddleston of Lum and Abner'. $7.50 agg+
HUDEC. "B-64 / POTTER'S LAKE FROM MIRAMAR" including 5 rowboats & a family fishing from a short dock there, real photo postcard mailed 1946 to Joseph Hudec in Canton Ohio by his parents who were at Lake Beulah Wisconsin, small corner crease, slight curl to the paper. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 w(p)s(p)g
HUETHER. "Picture taken on the Ed Huether Ranch in the Bad- / lands of South Dakota. Big Ed is checking some of / his heifers as day breaks over the Badlands. / Color Photo by Bill Hustead, Wall Drug, Wall, So. Dak." $2.00 s(b)pg
HUFSTEDLER . "HUFSTEDLER BOATING CO. / On Eleven Points River / At Riverton on U. S. Hi-way 160 / ... / ALTON MISSOURI" showing the launch of a couple of canoes & a nearby bridge, real photo post card, appropriately mailed JUN 1 1966 from the Riverton Rural Branch at Alton (2 bold cancels, autograph of Clerk-in-Charge C. R. Hufstedler), tiny upper corner crease, a few small light spots of toning near the edges of one back corner. $3.00 m(a)s(r)gb-m
HUGGLER. "HUGGLER MOTEL - Alpena's Newest" unused linen postcard with fresh appearance. Owned by Esther, Art & Dale Huggler. $2.00 m(a)gm
HULIN. Government postal card announcing that Prof. L. U. Hulin of North Lima Ohio would be filling in for a pastor on vacation at the Umstead Bible Class of the Christian Church, corner crease, lacks freshness. [Also mentions Supt. G. M. Bingham of Lisbon Ohio & Supt. B. F. Stanton of Ashland Kentucky would fill in on successive Sundays.] $2.25 oggg
HULSE. "DR. L. G. HULSE / CASA BLANCA HOTEL, ONTARIO… / …ZONE THERAPY METHOD…" California podiatrist's ad mailed 1951 to local boxholder. $3.50 cgm#
HUMPHREYS. "Mrs. Ada Humphreys / of Seymour, Conn. / taken in Wales" hand colored / tinted real photo with identification taken from writing on back. minor corner wear & rounding, light toning on front, light toning on back. $5.00 (wg)
HUNT. "3 - POLK COUNTY COURT HOUSE, DES MOINES, IOWA. / Enos B. Hunt, Jr. Publisher, Des Moines Iowa" color postcard with undivided back mailed NOV 1 1906 at Valley Junction (clear DPO hand cancel on 1-c Franklin stamp), front is toned lightly, bottom corner crease, a few short internal creases but they are hard to see. $4.75 icg-i
HUNT. "Yourself and family are cordially invited to attend the second annual / reunion of the Hunt Family...Ludlow Falls, Ohio..." on addressed 1914 government postal card, faint album marks on front. $10.00 (og)
"Red and Rusty Algoma Road Hogs" trained & driven by H. G. Hurley of Echo
Bay Ontario; unused Spectrome® postcard made in Canada, 2 opposite corners
creased by album removal, a few very small spots of toning on back obscure
nothing. These are 3-year-old Tamworth hogs weighing 1152 pounds. Rare&
unusual: we found no other offers past or present, and no exhibits whatever
when we searched the Internet.
HUTCHINS. Battleship Kearsage with an inset showing Captain Hamilton Hutchins who commanded her as part of the Great White Fleet. Postcard sold but 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(m)g
HUTCHINS. "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. $20.00 ng(h)s(p)
POST CARDS & GENEALOGICAL POSTCARDS
--I TO J SURNAMES
Surnames: A-F page G HA-HE HI-HY K-O page
P-Q page R-S page & T-Z page.
IMPERATORI. "NELSON'S FLOWER SHOP / Phone 1644 / 41 Clinton Street..." FTD acknowledgement on government postal card mailed 1949, cancel ink on front, yellowish paper, a little extraneous writing on back, staple holes as are common on these. Order was for the funeral of dr. J. Imperatori in Essex New York. $1.00 n(p)g(i) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
INGERSOLL. "Office of Patrons Paint Works, / THE OLDEST MIXED PAINT HOUSE IN AMERICA / 241-243 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, N. Y." 1913 advertising postal card with typed message over the penned signature of O. W. Ingersoll, offering sample cards & discounts for prompt orders. A little toning both sides. The address was in the Vinegar Hill neighborhood. We have seen the name of the business with an apostrophe: Patrons' Paint Works. But either way such material is scarce. $5.00 n(b)ga
JACKSON. "West Hartford, Vt." black & white postcard mailed AUG 31 1917 in Brandon (inverted year in cancel, Lynn transit mark next day when forwarded to Mrs. C. S. Jackson in South Weymouth Massachusetts), lower corner crease, corner wear & rounding. Small x on front marks "the site of Fathers home". $3.00 v(w)g-vm
JACOB. "1. - Plateau de VILLERS-les-NANCY / Champ d'Aviation / Café-Restaurant de la Linotte-des-Bois / Aug. JACOB, Propiétaire // Union des Femmes de France / Poste de Secours" showing small buildings at an early military aviation field, inset showing a stagecoach & people in front of the restaurant; unused carte postale with unevenly toned back & front, pencil writing on back. Sold for the benefit of the French Red Cross during World War I. SALE IN PROGRESS f(v)agrw
JACOBS. "South Main St. Ashtabula, Ohio" showing a wagon parked outside the H. L. Jacobs 5 and 10-cent store (which was next to The Fair Store), etc. Postcard published by the Rochester News Company, mailed 1907, cancel ink on front, minor wear to the bottom corners, stamp damaged. $7.00 o(a)mg(j)
"WILLIAM G. McADOO / PRESIDENT // CHARLES M. JACOBS / ENGINEER IN CHIEF //
HUDSON AND MANHATTAN RAILROAD COMPANY" American Photograph Company postcard
with undivided back, from the book 'The Hudson and Manhattan Tunnels that
they copyrighted in 1908, mailed 1908 in New York City, color missing at the
right front edge, a little cancel ink & other toning on front, small upper
corner crease, long upper corner crease, internal crease from Jacobs'
portrait, back lightly toned. Hard to find--except in the Yost Collection!
"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 both sides, three corners creased (1 long, 1 small, 1 tiny).
JANSSEN. "m.v. Victress / Capt. F. J. B. Janssen / ... / Holland" continental glossy photo of the ship alongside her larger sister ship the Arrow, caption from the writing & address on the back. Slightly irregular cut to the top edge could easily be straightened with a good paper cutter. $10.00 s(o)g
JAY. "K. V. i. B. 12. / Serie 1085" postcard mailed JUL 3 1908 (faint RPO cancel) to Mr. Albert Jay in Clearfield Pennsylvania by his daughter Cora, light spotty toning on back, minor corner wear, small scrape at bottom front center. $4.00 dgg
JAYNES & KAUTZ. "PROTESTANT CHAPEL / VETERANS ADMINISTRATION CENTER / Dayton, Ohio / ... / the Oldest Chapel Now in U. S. Government Service." when George L. Cutton, George W. Kautz & Orr A. Jaynes were the Chaplains on Duty; unused black-and-white postcard lithographed by Spalding Publishers, fairly fresh with good edges. $7.50 osg
JENKINS. "New York City / INVOICE and ACKNOWLEDGMENT / ... / WALTER F. JENKINS / 4877 Broadway at W. 204th Street" with FTD florist logo, postcard mailed 1948, ding on one short edge ironed out fairly well from side shown but more noticeable from the back, bottom corner creased twice, the other bottom corner with minor wear. There is a pizzeria there now. The neighborhood is Washington Heights in Manhattan. $2.75 fn(n)g
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JENKS. "JENK'S(sic) PARK - CENTRAL FALLS, R. I." black & white postcard with undivided back, album marks on back, small spots of light toning on front, minor corner wear. The correct spelling of the name is Jenks Park, named after the gift of Alvin Jenks, without the apostrophe. It is now on the National Register of Historic Places. $5.00 rfg(j)
JOHANSSON. "Sällskapsrum i Johanssons Pensionat." showing a sitting room in a Tallberg Sweden boarding house, unused real photo postcard with exemplary contrast & composition, trivial corner wear. $4.50 si(h)g
JOHNSON. "Home of Axel G. Johnson Assaria, Kans." unmailed Azo real photo (diamonds in corners) postcard with commentary on back noting his proprietorship of a local association. 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 kg
JOHNSON. "M. E. Church, Marengo, O. // Short / Westerville, O." in Morrow County Ohio, at an angle to show their handsome stained glass windows; sepia-tone real photo postcard mailed 9-18-11 to Mrs. R. F. Johnson in Same, Ohio (c/o Seth Moore on RFD#2) by her daughter Susie, oxidation consistent with age, good edges. Please check your albums: there is a similar postcard without our photographer' inscription near the bottom right front edge (at the base of the tree). $27.50 o(m)g(j)
JOHNSON. "Third Street, East from Main, Middletown, Ohio, showing a horse-drawn streetcar about to pass the storefront of the Otto Grau Piano Company--flanked by the First National Bank to the left & Johnson Hardware on the right as we look at it; postcard mailed there 1915 to Clarence Haworth of Wilmington Ohio; long creases through the other buildings at the right side ironed out successfully, curved thin scrape in the sky. $10.00 m(o)g(j)mns
JOHNSON. "WANTED / EARLY BATTERY OPERATED / RADIOS / Loud Speakers, Telegraph Keys,... / W9FIW" Fort Wayne Indiana QSL postcard mailed 1972 by operator Stanley M. Johnson, illustrated with 2 examples of equipment sought, writing on front supplies call sign. $3.25 iegr*
JOHNSTON. "FIREBOX BOILERS / Especially for / Dairies and Creameries / ... / Johnston Brothers, Inc., Ferrysburg, Mich." advertising mailed there 1932 under Sec. 435 1 / 2 P. L. & R., reply card detached, short internal crease from top edge, exceptionally detailed & interesting. $5.00 mgaf NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
JOLLS. "(221) / (Postal Notice to Consignee.) / WELLS, FARGO & CO'S EXPRESS // ... // Scio Office Oct 5 1894" in New York, notice that a prepaid package was held at addressee's risk, light violet handstamp of A. J. Jolls, postal card addressed to Mrs. G. N. Smith, City. Shown left. $5.00 n(s)g(j) Similar but different postal card dated Sept. 27 1897, signature of A. J. Jolles, addressed to H. F. Reynolds Esq., City. $4.50 n(s)g(j). Both for $8.75 n(s)g(j)
JONES. "11600. Center Market Place, Wheeling, W. Va." Acmegraph postcard mailed OCT 23 1913 (clear GRAF. & WHEELING TR871 R.P.O. cancel) to Miss Cathrine Jones in Huntington West Virginia from her brother Sam, all corners work, 3 corners creased (1 tiny, 1 twice). $3.50 w(w)g-r
JONES. "A FLOCK OF FINE SHEEP // JOHN JONES / OWNER / MARTEL O." including the owner, his dog & a horse; unused Azo (triangles up) real photo, lightly toned back, low-contrast / grayish, good edges. There are 2 men, a sheep dog & a horse included in the image. 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 oaag
JONES. Clear OCT 8 1944 US Postal Service cancel on postcard sent free by Cpl. Harry R. Jones of the 154 Armored Signal Company at APO 446 c/o PM New York, light but complete boxed violet PASSED BY 47487 ARMY EXAMINER, with censor's signature Robt E. Beard 1st Lt. below. Our 5th edition reference indicates that the unit arrived in France 2 days later BUT as we read the message, the intention is to notify the recipient of a change of address already made. The postcard view is a non-descript Cincinnati Ohio view, and it is unlikely that the Army would have bothered to censor a postcard from that US location. Upper corner crease misses all postal markings. $25.00 a-gg
JONES. "JONES / In Living Memory of / CATHERINE, THE DEARLY LOVED WIFE OF / DAVID GEORGE JONES / WHO DIED DECEMBER 23rd 1937 / ... / Also DAVID GEORGE, / VERY DEAR HUSBAND OF THE ABOVE / WHO DIED JUNE 15th 1938" sepia-tone real photo of headstone at undisclosed cemetery, number handstamped on back, trivial corner wear. $8.00 g
JORGENSEN. "WA0RWM" colorful Abercrombie North Dakota QSL post card used 1969, small photo of sender Lois A. Jorgensen's family & their equipment stapled to the back. Nice. $3.75 nfg Same mailed 1968 but no photo, corner crease, minor wear to bottom corners. $1.50 ng
JOSEPH. "Residence and Drug Store, Elmer G. Joseph, Freeburg, Ill." black & white with sky ting from The B. H. Grimes Co., unused, light toning in front borders, thin grayish toning along top back edge. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original area) & enhanced 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 igp
"This is my father and me Adelard and
our horse. From Adelard Juneau, Franklin N. H. R.F.D.No.1" sepia-tone real
photo postcard explained in the divided back message from which we quote,
mailed DEC 6 1907 from Franklin to his cousin Eva Merchant in Lewiston
Maine, bottom corners creased, all corners with minor rounding.
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