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CARDS & GENEALOGICAL POSTCARDS
GENEALOGIA / RODOSLOVLJE / RODOPIS / Genealogiya
GENEALOGI / GÉNÉALOGIE / AHNENFORSCHUNG / വംശാവലിപഠനം
NEMZEDÉKREND / ĆTTFRĆĐI / GENEALOGIC / Genealogie
GESLACHTKUNDE / RODOKMEN / ACHYDDIAETH / 系譜學
Family names: A-F page G-J page K L M N-O P-Q page
R-S page & T-Z page. See also Named people postcards.
POSTCARDS & GENEALOGICAL POST CARDS
Markt / Verlag Rauert & ..." black & white street scene
showing the storefronts of Carl Kaestner & Theod. Weichold (among others),
there 1902 to Chicago but stamp removed thinning a back corner & creating a small tear, arrival cancel ink on front, corner wear & rounding, small corner crease.
The full name of the city is Sorau in der Niederlausitz. Sold but still available for scholarly
study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format.
KANE. "The Arctic Regions. / The Humboldt Glacier, North Greenland / 200 feet high, 60 miles long. Discovered and named by Dr. E. K. Kane, 1853." with signed Albert Operti art depicting native kayakers for scale, Tuck Oilette Postcard 7339, unused, printed in England, minor corner wear, colors fairly fresh. $9.50 ga(o)g(k)th
KARDONSKY. "527 SANTIAGO, Calle Estado Curphey y Jofré Ltda." with a Chilean traffic cop in the intersection & legible signs--Lenceria y Encajes, Omega, Cara Kardonsky / Brillantes Joyas; real photo postcard with clear 4 ABR 35 AMBULANCIA (mailed on train going to Osorno) hand cancel on 30-cts stamp franking it to Ohio, Valparaiso 6 ABR 35 transit marking in address area. Stamp overhangs the top edge so a couple of perfs got bent; tiny bottom corner crease nowhere near the image. Nice you-are-there type of feeling from the photography. $12.00 cgl-c
KAUFMAN. "A Merry Christmas / Amos Wilson Kaufman / Rural Letter Carrier. Route No. 2" circa-1910 postcard with 4-stanza poem printed on the message side, addressed simply to 'Joe Wert and family'. Ordinarily items like this are hard to place, because a location is not specified -- but not this one! The carrier's name is sufficiently distinctive that only one such name is found in a Google search: this man & his wife both buried in Oakland Cemetery in Auburn Township, just outside of Tiro Ohio (Crawford County). Cinching the deal is the addressing: there are many Wert families living in Crawford County. So Amos Wilson worked out of the Tiro Post Office, most likely servicing rural people he knew in Auburn Township. $16.00 o(a)o(t)pg-ro PRICE REDUCED RECENTLY
KEARNEY. "Kate Kearney's Cottage Killarney." with 3 horse-drawn vehicles nearby, unused color postcard printed in Germany for publisher Lawrence (8207), back paper starting to brown evenly with age (circa 1905 - 1910), minor edge wear & surface cracking can be seen on the front, tiny scraped area at the top right front corner. The cottage was an illegal drinking house in the 19th century, but a nearby shed is now a legal pub! $4.50 ihga
KEARNS. Uncaptioned sepia-tone postcard with good focus & contrast, mailed Sept. 12 1910 from North Lake Wisconsin, dictated message said in part "I had some good rides on this train..." Shows a Bucyrus crane from South Milwaukee working alongside a steam engine pushing at least 4 dump cars (numbered 10, 20, 14 & 8) all rolling stock of the T. A. Kearns Company. The Union Pacific had a railroad crossing at North Lake, and now we know how they got there! Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. w(n)g(k)r(u)
KEENAN. "The High School, Hornell, N. Y. / 66867" A. W. Smith postcard, mailed MAR 7 1942 (light RPO cancel) to Irene Keenan (about 12 at the time) in Corning New York by her Grandmother, long internal crease, light toning both sides, tiny bottom corner crease, other corners with minor wear. $2.75 n(h)g(k)
KEITH. "206,547 J.V. / Congregational Church, Peace Dale, R.I." with an exterior corner view, postcard mailed SEP 16 1912 at Wakefield to Mrs. George D. Keith at South Manchester Connecticut, minor corner wear & rounding. Sent by 'Will' who preached at the church the previous evening. $5.50 rg(k)
KELLER. "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. 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)mg(k)a
KELLER. "The Emery Shirt" caption taken from the labels on sample cases dangling from an improbable aircraft, monochromatic blue postcard Mailed MAR 28 1910 at Chicago Illinois to Root Brothers in San Francisco by salesman Leo Keller (his handstamp neatly on back) advising prospective client he would visit April 15th with midsummer & autumn shirt samples. Two internal creases near the stamp, several dash-like white marks near the front left edge suggest the interaction with a different cancel on back of another item. Top edge has a wavy scissors trim, but the reduction is slight. Rare in any condition. $12.00 fg(k)a
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KELLOGG. "KELLOGG STUDIO / 825 Charlevoix Ave. …" showing the interior of a pottery shop, unused chrome. Postcard is sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 mpgi%
MAXWELL, MILLER, MARTIN, MITCHELL, MCBRIDE, MORROW, OLMSTED & OSTRANDER.
"1849 - 1883. / Homoeopathic Hospital College, / Cleveland, O. / WILL HOLD
KELTZ. "W2TXB" Rochester New York QSL card picturing the sender Al Keltz & his equipment, long typed message on the back. $3.50 ng
KENT. "Kent's Brush works, Apsley End _ 106171" showing the open gated entrance to G. B. Kent & Sons Ltd., makers of British brushes in Apsley Bedfordshire; unused real photo postcard with good composition & depth-of-field, lightly toned front, noticeable corner wear. Hard to find! 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 e(a)ig
KERR. "Main Dining Room, Paul Bunyan's Camp--Manistique, Michigan" the 'Cook Camp' or restaurant on US Highway 2, when operated by George & Verna Kerr, unused Etch Tone postcard from Linderoth Photos in Manistique, a few tiny speckles of toning in the address area (apparently from the printing process itself). Rare: We have never seen it offered on the Internet by anyone else & have only seen it referred to once--misdescribed as a 'real photo' & not showing the image. $10.00 m(m)i(r)g(k) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
KERRISON. "70249 KING STREET LOOKING NORTH AT NIGHT, CHARLESTON, S. C. COPR. DETROIT PUBLISHING CO." including an illuminated pointing-finger sign at the right reading 'CARPETS / KERRISON'S / DRY GOODS / Women's & Children's / Ready-to-Wear', postcard mailed NOV 30 1918 (CHARLESTON, S.C. TR. CLK. transfer clerk hand cancel, to Miss Doris Cahoon at Harwich Center Massachusetts, both lower corners creased, other corner & edge wear is minor, very light toning shows in the front borders. When we searched the Internet we found this offered as high as $25.46; but we ask only $6.50. s(c)gd
KESLER. "K9BTU" QSL card with operator Dick Kesler pictured on the front with his radio equipment, good edges, used 1969. $5.00 ig
KIDD & MCMILLEN. "TYPICAL / HOSPITAL ROOM" at the McMillen Sanitarium (private geriatric hospital in Columbus Ohio), mailed there 1959. Advertising on back includes 'treatment and care of acute female nervous disorders' & the name of Robert A. Kidd M.D., trivial edge wear. 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 mo(c)g(k)
KIDNEY. "Lily Pond, Riverside Park, Wichita, Kans." postcard published by the International Post Card Company (No. 918), made in Germany, mailed at Wichita April 21 1908 to John H. Kidney in Latham Kansas by his brother Jack, minor upper corner wear, toning both sides includes a few speckles of cancel ink in the front sky. $4.25 k(w)g
KINNEY. "HEADQUARTERS INDIANAPOLIS POLICE DEPARTMENT / $25.00 Reward by Owner / STOLEN--1917 6 MO. FORD ROADSTER / Send all information to / J. E. KINNEY, / ... Chief of Police" July 1921 government postal card mailed to the Noblesville Indiana chief of police, toning along 2 front edges. Owner was Bert D. Pierce of Indianapolis. $10.00 lig(k)g(p)a%
KINNEY. "HEADQUARTERS INDIANAPOLIS POLICE DEPARTMENT / $25.00 Reward fro Recovery of Car. / $100.00 for Conviction of Thief. / STOLEN--1920 ESSEX ROADSTER / ... / Send all information to / J. E. KINNEY, / ... Chief of Police" July 1921 government postal card mailed to the Noblesville Indiana chief of police, one corner creased twice, another with a small bend. Owner was John E. Doyle of Indianapolis. $10.00 lig(k)g(d)a
=> Special: Both of the above for $18.75 lig(k)a <=
KIRSCHNER. "Oberbürgermeister / Kirschner mit den / Ehrenjungfrauen" unused real photo Postkarte with crisp focus & good contrast, approximately 1/3" tear in bottom border closes well. The reception for German Crown Prince Wilhelm and his bride of 2 weeks in Potsdam, 20 June 1905. Mayor Kirschner is here shown with the maids of honor. $8.50 rg(k)e
KISER. "Mrs. Kiser of Meadville met us in Cleveland Ohio and is in the car with us. ... May 15 1913" including 4 gentlemen in the front 2 seats & 3 women in the rear seat, an Oklahoma banner prominently displayed; sepia-tone Azo (triangles up) postcard, trivial corner wear, our caption from the handwriting on back, a little toning on back probably from album contact. $7.50 g(k)o(c)a
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KLEIN. "VERMONT & REXFORD BLUE ISLAND" meaning the intersection of Vermont Street & Rexford Street, looking toward the Klein Elevator (which fronted on the Rock Island tracks) & a Pillsbury ad sign; an early auto, early truck & horse-drawn wagon prominent, slight curl to the paper. Sepia-tone AZO (triangles both ways) real photo post card with crisp focus & contrast, oxidation consistent with age, light toning along one short back edge, trivial corner rounding. The Klein family traces its history there back to the late 1840's. Rare. $50.00 i(b)g(k)
KLEMAS. "Villach. Hauptplatz. 034H8-51 Kunstverlag: Albia Sussitz, Graz 1917-18" real photo street scene including Klemas storefront sign (left foreground), horse-drawn wagon & more; post card mailed there to Vienna, German message, minor corner wear. $12.50 ag(k)
KLINE, MCCAMENT & MOWERY. "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
KNABENSHUE. "AMERICAN AIRSHIP / KNABENSHUE" unused black & white post card, very light toning probably from album contact, good edges. Augustus Roy Knabenshue was the aviator first to fly over New York City in a dirigible (1905); later he worked for the Wright Brothers. $27.50 zg
KNABENSHUE. Uncaptioned & embossed postcard with art depicting a flower basket & framed country scene, from Serie 2133 printed in Germany, mailed MAR 14 1909 (COL. & NORFOLK R.P.O. WD. RMS hand cancel) to Mrs. Nellie Knabenshue in Columbus Ohio by her niece Della, noticeable toning at both sides of the lower right front corner, minor corner & edge wear. $2.00 fg
KNAPP. "Asylum of Marion Commandery, No. 36, K. T. / Marion, Ohio, March 23, 1894. / Sir Knight: / ... / J. A. KNAPP, Recorder" postal card addressed to Sir C. D. Sidel of Richwood Ohio, inviting him Knights Templar ceremonies conferring the Order of the Red Cross upon postulants & the Order of the Temple upon 3 companions. One lower corner faintly but doubly creased, 2 other small internal creases of little consequence, a trace of cancel ink. This Commandery of the Freemasons exalted Warren G. Harding to the same Order of the Red Cross (and other honors) in 1921. $7.50 o(m)fg
KNAPP. "Scene in H. K. Knapp Estate, East Islip, L. I." black & white published by Southern Pharmacy, mailed circa 1912. Post card sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 ng
KNOWLES. "SHIRLEY ANN KNOWLES and her high-schooled horse / Pinkey of Deloss Wilke's Sunny Hill Stables " in Stillwell Kansas, including a very fancy saddle, unused chrome. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 hkg
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KOESTLE & LOZIER. "The
Cleveland Light Roadster No. 4, / FITTED WITH THE / Cleveland Thread Tire, /
WEIGHT, 34 lbs. / The fastest and easiest riding wheel made. / H. A. LOZIER
& CO , / Factory at CLEVELAND, OHIO, / TOLEDO, O." cabinet-card size
photo from Koestle's at 533 Pearl Street in Cleveland Ohio, rounded corners
as was customary, trivial edge wear. Rare: nothing like it offered or even
displayed on the Internet!
KOLEHMAINEN. "ZK2AA" QSL viewcard with coastal scene & EUDXF logo on front, used 1988 by operators Vilho Flink & Pekka Kolehmainen (shown on back in black & white) on their visit from Finland. $5.00 ngg
KORVIN. "Grand Hotel Hungaria / Budapest (Honrie) / BURGER & WONKE DIRECTEURS" with a riverside view of its exterior, unused postcard from Korvin Testvérek (Korvin Brothers) in Budapest, minor corner wear, very faint album impressions at the corners. $5.00 hg(k)
KOSSAK. "[K.I.V. / B P monogram within circle] KOSSAK J. / Budapest.] showing 4 similarly dressed women, possibly a stage act; unused hand-tinted real photo levelezö-lap (Hungarian postcard), undivided back, browning paper on back shows age, some oxidation on front, slight curl to the paper. $12.00 hg(k)w(o)
KOVACS. "This is to certify that Gill Kovacs visited the Hebron United Presbyterian / Sunday School" on R. D. 1, Imperial Pa., as certified by the signature of their Secretary Constance White; illustrated post card with no writing on back, printed by D. C. Cook Company. Attractive. $2.50 p(i)rg
KRALL. "Hallowe'en / Greeting // Tis Hallowe'en and I'm here again / From the man in the Moon in an Aeroplane / My charms are new and right up to date / To tell by the Cards your fortune and fate" witch with broom, familiar cat & pumpkin get a tow from 3 owls by moonlight; intricately embossed postcard (the poetry within a rectangular frame flanked by leaves) mailed October 1915 as a birthday card to Miss Laura Krall (who would have been 12 on October 31st) in Lansdowne Pennsylvania by her Grandmother, lightly toned. 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 hg(k)
KRAMBLES. Approximately 8"x10" original photo showing car #160 of the Dayton Xenia Railway, signed for Springfield, blue backstamp of George Krambles in Chicago (noted railfan & interurban student), glossy finish, good focus & contrast, tiny upper corner crease not into the image. $15.00 r(d)g%
KRAMER. "Library and Music Buildings, Lake Erie College, Painesville, Ohio / 2A310-N" post card published by Lightner's Book Store in Painesville, mailed JAN 27 1943 (clear N. Y. & CHI. R.P.O. M.D. RMS hand cancel) to Mr. Johnny Kramer in Canton Ohio by his Aunt Edith, minor corner wear, lightly toned back. $3.00 o(p)lgc
KREGAR. "M. V. AQUILA" continental size photo with excellent contrast & good depth of field; note on the back from her Master Ivo Kregar, who sailed out of Rijeka (then Yugoslavia, now Croatia), noting 'this is the only picture I have'. Rare. $10.00 s(o)g
KRÜGER. "GEBURSTHAUS VON FRIEDERIKE KRÜGER. WOLLWEBERSTR. 35 / FRIEDLAND I. M." with an inset at the upper left front corner giving details of her life, including her service (undetected for some time in the Prussian army during the Napoleonic wars); sepia-tone Postkarte mailed at Friedland 2.12.22 with 2 3-pfg. stamps, long horizontal crease is surprisingly inconspicuous. $2.25 pgm ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY
KYLE. "CORPORAL No. 62048 /
Recorded by the Percheron Society of America / ... / CORPORAL will
make the season of 1911, on the farm known as the Samuel Kyle Farm, on the
Big Four Railroad, between Kyle and Monroe Stations / ... / J. W. KYLE,
owner, Rural Route No. 1, KYLE OHIO" advertising & showing the horse with
very detailed pedigree. Unused 1-cent McKinley government postal card, faint
small upper corner crease affects nothing. Exceptionally interesting and
rare, the card sheds light on the naming of the community, the Kyle family
genealogy, and even the rates & conditions of stud service offered. The best
Butler County card we have ever seen.
POST CARDS & GENEALOGICAL POSTCARDS
Family names: A-F page G-J page K M N-O
P-Q page R-S page & T-Z page.
|LAGOA. Wanted to
buy--postcards & paper memorabilia pertaining to this family in Cuba. Please
offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c
LAKE. "ATLANTIC WAVES MOTEL / 'On the World's Most Famous Beach' / ..." including people & autos near the pool, chrome postcard mailed there 1967, stamp removed, noticeable wear at one upper corner, other corner wear is minor, some cancel ink in sky. When Mr. & Mrs. T. F. Lake were the owner-managers. $1.75 f(d)mg
LAKE. "Electric R. R. Station" showing a train with, passengers arriving & departing, horse-drawn vehicles & early autos nearby the Atlantic City & Suburban Traction Company depot; sepia-tone real photo postcard, quality photography giving a you-are-there kind of feeling is credited to Max H. Kirscht. 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 n(p)r(a)p
LALLY. "Lally's" uncaptioned (so we use the delivery wagon signage) sepia-tone real photo postcard mailed at Jamestown 2/5/11, violet handstamp of photographer Joseph T. Peterson of Jamestown on back, faint small upper corner crease & tiny bottom corner crease neither near the image. The H. P. Lally Company was located at 30-32 North Main Street (in the Arcade Building), per the Jamestown Street Directory of 1909-1910. 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 n(j)hg(l)p
LAMB. "LAMB BRO'S HORSE EXCHANGE / ALL KIND OF LIVE STOCK, / BOUGHT AND SOLD. // LAMB BRO'S STOCK YARDS // Baltimore O." with penned cattle in the foreground while an auction draws a crowd near the buildings in back; sepia-tone real photo postcard, mailed there DEC 8 1908, front oxidation consistent with age. The brothers referred to: C. F. Lamb, heading Real Estate Operations; W. H. Lamb, heading their Live Stock Department; & F. M. Lamb, heading their Horse Department. Rare: nothing else like this when we searched the Internet. 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)hg
LAMPERT. "Lampert Lumber Co. / Waubay S. D." showing 3 workmen pausing in the fall erection effort for a long 2-story wooden building, a grain elevator in the left background, a small building in between; sepia-tone real photo postcard mailed Jan 31 1911 by one of the people shown (S. I. Dilley, to another Dilley in Youngstown Ohio); good edges, slight oxidation. Caption is on the front lower left, readable upon magnification. Unique & as interesting as they get. $60.00 slpg(d)g(l)*
LAMY. "FORT-de-FRANCE. - Hôtel des Postes" post card showing the exterior of the post office, also showing the Pharmacie F. Lamy; green back with much brownish paper, writing on back dates to 1920, corner & edge wear, one corner creased twice. $3.35 mppg
LANDAU. "ELECTROLUX® / Red Carpet SERVICE / ...any make vacuum repaired / ..." with wonderful art depicting a lady whose vacuum cleaner is spouting dust from several places, 1978 copyright, unmailed, from sales representative Lorene Landau. A modern design classic, pertinent information on the back, excellent condition. $7.50 ag
LANE. "ROCKEFELLER CENTER, New York. / This popular Skating Rink in the heart / of Manhattan ..." in active use by ice skaters, as seen from a high vantage point; sepia-tone real photo post card, mailed free in 1942 by a Sergeant James Lane at Camp Stewart Georgia to his mother Mrs. J. C. Lane at Newton Falls Ohio, faint small bottom corner crease. $9.50 s(i)n(n)g
LANG. "Columbus Ave. North, Sandusky, O." including several horse-drawn buggies; black & white post card with undivided back mailed there 1906, printed in Germany for C. W. Platt (No. 52501), good edges, a little cancel ink shows in the front sky. Signage: Lang's & O. S. Alcott. $7.50 o(s)g(a)g(l)
LANG. "JOHN LANG'S JEWEL BOX / ADJOINING THE NIXON APARTMENTS / MARYLAND AVE AND BOARD WALK, ATLANTIC CITY" postcard showing the interior, trivial corner wear, fairly fresh. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 (njig)
LANG. "The Ark Gift Shop, Toytown
Winchendon, Mass." hand-colored / tinted Albertype post card on yellowish
paper mailed there (2-c rate), small corner crease, minor corner wear, 3
small spots of toning in the message area. Proud owner F. M. Lang writes on
back they were open by Memorial Day expecting a very busy summer.
"LANGAN & TAYLOR STORAGE BUILDING / DELMAR & EUCLID AVES. / A16" circa 1907 - 1908 (unevenly divided back) postcard with advertising message printed as follows on back: 'Dear Madam / Our new Building is NOW READY to receive your Furniture, Pianos, and other valuable Goods. / Strictly Sanitary and Fire Proof / ... / Langan & Taylor S. M. Co.' (Storage & Moving Company), minor wear to the bottom corners, light toning near the top back edge. Rare: when we checked the Internet no one was offering it, exhibiting it, or even bragging about having sold it. $15.00 m(s)gga*
LANGGUTH. "Makes you look like a Millionaire. Won't cost much either. Ask us: Reitz & Langguth / 2769 W. 25th St., 4279 Pearl Road, S. W. Makers of Smart Clothes" showing the proprietors (Mathew Reitz and Phil Langguth) standing in front of their store, unused color litho-chrome postcard, fairly fresh with good edges. Necessarily pre-1913 when their firm was dissolved. Truly rare. $50.00 o(c)ggf
LANGSTAFF. "RES. J. E. LANGSTAFF - RICHWOOD, O." unused sepia-tone Azo (triangles up) real photo postcard, slight oxidation for its circa-1910 age, light even toning on back from album contact. According to the Midland Druggist (Vol. VI No. 8 p. 725) Mr Langstaff was a druggist who retired in 1905. Apparently he had done well for himself; notice the extra-cost sky tint applied to the sky. $16.00 o(r)g(l)
LANIER. "Lanier Memorial Home. / Madison, Ind. / 18089" postcard showing its exterior, pencil scribble on back may erase, long crease noticeable from back, corners worn & rounded, toned back, short internal crease near a bottom corner. As is, but not as bad as it sounds, as you can see. This Greek Revival mansion is now designated as a National Historic Landmark, honoring the financier James F. D. Lanier, who loaned Indiana money to save it from bankruptcy. $2.00 iag
LATHAM. "LATHAM" Hubert Latham airborne in a plane marked 16, unused Cyko real photo postcard, heavily toned front. The caption is in the lower left corner in printed letters. The side view of the plane is centered on the postcard, fairly close-up with its number on the fuselage quite large, flying from left to right, with the front of the plane pointing down a bit towards the right. The toning on the front of the card consists of numerous small & mostly dark spots that mercifully miss the aircraft. Sold but front still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 ag
LAUDER. "A SAD MISHAP / Lauder's" with art showing a wildfowl hunter who has fallen into the water whilst his prey flies away, back continues with 'LAUDER, / DEALER IN / Dry Goods & Notions, / 643 W. Indiana Street / ... Ladies' and Gents' Furnishing Goods, Carpets, ..." circa 1890 trade card. Rare, we could find nothing like it when we searched the Internet. $15.00 ahg(l)
LEANY. "HERALD SQUARE, BROADWAY AND SIXTH AVENUE, NEW YORK CITY." including several streetcars & signage -- Budweiser (partial), David P. Leany Realty Co., Star Shoe Co., HEARN; unused white-border era postcard, two tiny spots in the sky, minor corner rounding, back lightly but extensively toned. The New York Herald & The Telegram newspapers occupied the building in the center. $5.50 n(n)rsn
LEDBETTER. "HOME OF MRS. LAURA T. LEDBETTER, SHELBYVILLE, TENN. BUILT BY HER GRANDFATHER / MANY YEARS BEFORE THE CIVIL WAR" unused white-border era postcard, erasures over much of the back, short internal crease from top edge, noticeable corner & edge wear. $2.75 t(s)g
LEE. "'I knew this union was the / only way we could have our / own voice, make ourselves a / better way of life.' / Crystal Lee // TEXTILE WORKERS UNION of AMERICA / TWUA / AFL-CIO / CLC" much pertinent information on back about the unionizing of J. P. Stevens in Roanoke Rapids North Carolina, sepia-tone image within blue border, unused post card, Bread & Roses Series #5, a few tiny spots on back, unusually detailed & unusual subject matter. $15.00 ung%
LE FEVRE / LEFEVRE. "This is our new Stern wheel steamer 'Paul L.' / Come up here this summer / bring your wife along. from Arden W. Le Fevre / c/o Str. Paul L. Oshkosh Wis." showing her underway with several crew showing, sepia-tone Cyko real photo post card, uncaptioned so we quote the handwriting on back. Built in 1907 for owners Clark & Lefevre for trade on the Oshkosh & Lake Poygan route. Probably unique & nice as it gets. 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 w(o)g(l)s(l)s(c)
LENK. "Taxidermist Lenk South Cairo, New York" mailed real photo showing the man, his store, and his work. small corner crease, otherwise fine. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 tg
LEVALLEE. "A FIFTY MILE / SIGHT SEEING / TRIP / ON THE / U.S. MAIL BOAT / UNCLE SAM" regular-postcard size booklet in 4 panels, explanation inside gives list of landing times at the various islands (Loon Island, Pine Island, Bear Island, etc.) for the floating post office captained by Edward Levallee, corrected to remove reference to Eastern Standard Time. 4 small silvery remnants from former mounting at corners obscure nothing, small residue from tape at top center of one panel. Captain Edward Levallee operated the mail boat until 1927. Also included: a small photo of passengers on board at a dock, with handwritten caption on back 'The Mail Boat Delivering / & taking on mail at / one of the islands in / Lake Winnepesaukee", also with small silvery remnants at its corners. Both items for $15.00 n(l)gs(l)-n!
LEVERETT. "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)
LEVICK & LYMAN. "2-M-11-90 / North British & Mercantile Insurance Co. / No. 54 William Street / New York, 13 JUL 1894 ..." government postal card with form over the handstamp of H. E. Bowers (successor to Sam P. Bladgen as Manager there), stating that agent H. Lyman in Westfield Massachusetts had an account current through June, handstamped signature of J. N. F. Levick. A little cancel ink & light toning on the front; back is fine. The address was in the Financial district of Manhattan. $4.00 in(m)g(b)g(l)
LEWIS. "Compliments of / The West Toledo Shoe Store, / Boots, Shoes and Gents Furnishings / West Toledo, O. / C. C. LEWIS" circa 1890 ad card with spring plowing scene bordered by flowers, fresh appearance. $6.50 ao(w)g
LEWIS. "Shaker Heights, Cleveland, O." showing 2 horse-drawn buggies passing by a house on a small cliff; postcard mailed 1908 by Velma Pauline Lewis in Cleveland to her cousin Miss Opal Davids in Sabina Ohio, edge wear, 2 corner creases (1 small, 1 tiny & inconspicuous), very light toning in the sky, a little corner wear. $5.00 o(s)g(d)g(l)
LEWIS. "View of Newport R. I. showing Ida Lewis's Light House" circa 1907 undivided back post card from The Rhode Island News Company, faint small corner crease, slight yellowing of the paper with age, light partial cancel ink on front, trivial corner wear. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 rlg#
LICHTENSTEIN. "Atchison, Kansas, Commercial Street" including the Lichtenstein store (Clothing, Hats ....) prominently at the left, horse-drawn vehicles parked or paused on the right; unused postcard from Hugh C. Leighton Comapnay (their number 6600), noticeable wear at the upper left front edge, minor corner & edge wear elsewhere, small dark spot of toning in the sky, a few small spots of toning in the address area. $4.00 k(a)g(l)
LIGGETT. "Dr Robert Liggett of Circleville proudly / displays his 531-pount giant, winner of the 1994 Circleville Pumpkin Show. ..." unused chrome post card in near-mint condition. $1.50 og
LIGGETT. "Look no further for the 'great pumpkin'. This record- / breaking 1,353 pound giant was grown and exhibited / at the 2004 Circleville Pumpkin show by D. Bog Liggett of Circleville, Ohio." showing both pumpkin & grower, unused chrome postcard in near-mint condition. (2 available) $2.00 each. osg
LINCOLN. "125 SUMMER RESIDENCE OF JOSEPH C. LINCOLN, AUTHOR OF CAPE COD STORIES, CHATHAM, MASS. 81675" showing an exterior corner view, unused white-border era postcard with very late usage at East Orleans, 2 small corner creases, not into the image, other corners with mild wear, a bit of light toning in the front sky. $2.50 m(c)ag
LINCOLN. For post cards pertaining to President Abraham Lincoln, please use the hyperlink to our specialized listings on another webpage.
LINDNER. "LINDNER BROS. / ICE CREAM / 'GROWING ON ITS REPUTATION' / 3740 Montgomery Rd. / NORWOOD" black & white photograph (approximately 2.5" x 4.5") showing their delivery truck, exemplary focus & contrast. The spare tire cover near the left front wheel has the unmistakable Chevrolet symbol on it. This Ohio business was started by Carl H. Lindner Sr. & his children, before 1940. 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(n)g(l)fa#
LINDSAY. "The Great Commission Did Not Expire in 1971" with a full calendar for 1972 & 1973, scripture verse & the Lindsay family (Carole, Gordon, Shirley, Gilbert, and Freda) members shown both sides. Continental size card, wedding photo on back (in Dallas Texas) is in color, 2 tiny brown spots of toning on calendar side. $2.50 gct
LINTON. "DER GLASS ISS / VOT KEEPS THE / VIND OFF THE LADIES BEHIND" with two Dutch boys conversing near a fire hydrant & auto outside a building with a 'HAND MADE FRANKFURTERS' sign; post card mailed 1913 at Rogers Arkansas by Charles Linton to his cousin Charles Braddock in Waynesville Ohio, mild corner wear, light water stain along 3 back edges. Enough double-entendres for you? $5.00 dgg
NEWARK (ESSEX COUNTY). "Edward Lewis Lippert / Newark, N. J. / July 1917" on his toy Racer pedal car, uncaptioned (se we used all the writing on back) sepia-tone photo the size of a regular postcard, tiny upper corner crease, light fingerprint toning on back. According to birth records at Mooseroots.com, a boy with that name was born January 10 1914 in Ohio; which would make him 3-1/2 years old at this time. $10.00 n(n)g(l)t
LIPPINCOTT. "LAFAYETTE'S VISIT, MAY 25, 1825, by Malcolm Parcell / One of a series of Murals depicting early travel along the National Pike / The Pioneer Grill / George Washington Hotel - Washington Penn." when W. R. Lippincott managed it, unused postcard, fairly fresh except for a hint of toning near the bottom front edge. $2.25 nphhg
LJUBICIC. "Korpskommandant / F. Z. M. Stephan Ljubicic / PHOT. JANUDKA / WIEN, 1919." striking portrait of the Austro-Hungarian officer Stephan Baron von Ljubicic in uniform, tiny spot of light toning at two front corners, trivial wear at one corner, otherwise surprisingly fresh. Born in Croatia, his long military career spanned 1877-1915, rising to Kommandant of XI Corps. Hard to find. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.75 wcgm
LoBELLO. "TOTO'S ZEPPELIN. SMITH'S FERRY (Holyoke), MASS." on US 5 between Northhampton and Holyoke, a restaurant & bar owned by Salvatore 'Toto' LoBello, unused post card on thin stock, very light toning both sides. After its 1934 fire (causing the previous owner to sell) but before 19 November 1938 when it was completely destroyed by fire. It had many notable visitors in its brief existence, including JFK before he became Senator. Truly rare: we found no other offers, no recorded sales & no exhibits when we searched the Internet. 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)m(h)rg
LOCKE. "AT DR. LOCKE'S CLINIC WILLIAMSBURG ONT." real photo postcard showing a large crowd, mailed 1932, corner wear & rounding. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 o(w)mg#
LOCKE. "PATIENTS 'LINED UP' FOR TREATMENT BY DR. LOCKE" real photo post card showing many people in wheelchairs, mailed 1932. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 o(w)mg*#
LOCKETT. "Please reserve a seat for me at the dinner of / the New York Association of the Alumni of the / Phillips Exeter Academy, on Tuesday, April 11, / 1905, Hotel Manhattan, ..." postal card pre-addressed to Arthur H. Lockett, their treasurer then. Seldom seen. The PEA boarding school is located in Exeter New Hampshire. $4.00 n(e)n(n)g
LOCKWOOD, MORSE & WATKINS. "A BUNCH-OF- / LIVE - ONES - AT - / PORTLAND - MICH" Costumes include Uncle Sam, clown & hobo. People are numbered by writing on front & identified on back--with the Watkins, Morse & Lockwood families well represented. Azo real photo (triangles up). $100.00
LOESCH. "The LOESCH MOTOR Co. / MAUMEE, O. / 'Dependable Automotive Maintenance' // FRUEHAUF / TRAILERS" approximately 9-1/2-inch x 7-inch photograph with glossy finish, good focus & contrast, showing an automobile transporter as seen from the side, light violet backstamp 'SMITH BROTHERS / Commercial Photographers / Arcade Bldg. Woodward & Samson / DETROIT MICH. / 33165'. We do not have a license plate for the date, but we do know they were selling used vehicles in the 1949 - 1954 timeframe. Any kind of paper memorabilia from this company is rare. $25.00 ao(m)gp
LONEY. "Main Street, Haydenville, Mass." post card with undivided back published by the American News Company (their number 2667), mailed with a Captain John Smith commemorative stamp to Miss Mary Loney in Howard Ohio from her cousin Sarah in Gambier Ohio, light fingerprint smudge on back, minor corner wear, at little taller than most regular-size. Seldom seen; seldom offered. $8.00 m(h)mg
LONG. "DREAM ISLAND, W. E. LONG ESTATE, LAKE WAWASEE, INDIANA" linen postcard with name written neatly at the top front edge, uneven toning near the back edges, small bottom corner bump. Seen offered elsewhere as high as $10.50, but we need only $2.25. i(l)gd i(l)gd
LOOMIS. "Amenia Union, N. Y. Aug 8 1879 / Sir: / My Agent S. N. LOOMIS, will be at your place / ... with a full stock of / Stationery & Blank-Books ... / ... / J. D. Barnum." form letter printed on 1-c US government postal card, mailed there (clear AUG 9 DPO hand cancel), spotty toning on address side, much lighter toning on the other side. $12.00 n(a)gg-n
"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).
LOPER. "LOPERS PLACE AFTER RIOT AUG 08 / AUTO BURNED SPRINGFIELD" with 'WHITE DENTAL PARLORS' above it & a Bell Telephone sign in front of it; sepia-tone real photo, insignificant corner wear. This scene is after the race riot in Springfield Illinois protesting the removal of 2 black prisoners from the local jail (to a place of relative safety in Bloomington) with the aid of restaurant owner Harry Loper. Numerous black-owned businesses suffered similar fates in the aftermath. 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. $2.50 bsgid
LOTH. "TORPEDO BOAT MAC KENZIE" showing TB-17 at speed while serving with the Reserve Torpedo Flotila operating out of Norfolk Virginia; sepia-tone undivided back real photo post card mailed 1906 at Spokane Washington. Annotation on front: 'Spokane Wn 7 / 24 / 06 Greeting from Uncle Fred' (to Herbert Loth). Noticeable wear at one corner, back paper browning with age. Her service in that flotilla was from 14 November 1902 to 15 April 1912, during which time she possibly served as a training ship for the US Naval Academy. [Information summarized here is from the DANFS online data base.] The name is most often seen without the space--i.e., Torpedo Boat MacKenzie. $15.00 s(m)vg
LOTZ. "GRAND HOTEL NÜRNBERG / CARL SCHNORR" unused multiview Postkarte in color including nearby attractions such as the Dürer-Haus, Hans Sachs monument & der Henkersteg; light album marks at corners, paper browning evenly with age, tiny corner bend not into the images. Very attractive, circa 1900. $10.00 b. Similar but inscription over the hotel reads 'RUDOLF LOTZ / vormals / C. Schnorr', unused, minor wear along one short edge. $10.00 b. The takeover of the hotel referred to in the captioning came in 1906. Both postcards for comparative display: $18.50 bg(s)g(l)
LOVE. "K5MFA" real photo QSL postcard showing operator Willie N. Love & his equipment, mailed 1970, partial cancel ink on front, short internal crease. $3.75 (tg). Different Kodak real photo post card, also picturing him at his equipment, used 1963, small corner crease, ink smear from his handstamp on the back. $4.25 tg
LOWES. "E. C. LOWES, / RURAL CARRIER, ACTON, IND." in uniform, alongside his Reading Standard motorcycle, unused Azo (triangles up) real photo post card with contrast a bit high & oxidation appropriate for its age. Rare: no others found offered or exhibited when we searched the Internet. Mentioned as Earnest, married, in an 1916 Indianapolis News obituary for someone else. 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(a)pgm
LOWRIE. Uncaptioned sepia-tone real photo of an identifiable house with several people & 2 small ponies in front of the porch. Writing on front: Our company the Lowrie girls from Canada. Any more news? If so let me know." Back writing: "Aug 8 / 10 Keeping old Batch this wk folks camping at the farm Nice weather our hay is all in in fine shape Frank." mailed at Franklinville August 9 1910 to Mrs. Meyers in Woodland Michigan. Photographer imprint on back is 'E. S. WRIGHT FRANKLINVILLE, N. Y.'. $20.00 npg(l)!
LUDVIGSEN. "Bergen. Tyskebryggen." black & white postcard, unused street scene, showing the Jens Ludvigsen building prominently, scraped area in lower left corner affecting only the street. $1.25 ng
LUND. "OX3WC" slightly oversize continental QSL card depicting Greenland, its products & its peoples; used 25/6/48 by operator E. G. Lund at Skjoldungen. 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 gg
LUNDBLAD. "James R. Lundblad, M.D., Ph.D., Oregon Health Sciences University / 'The Beacon® system is the / simplest, fastest, most / versatile method for / measuring macromolecular / interactions.'" an unused business reply card from an 11/98 advertising campaign for Panvera Corporation in Madison Wisconsin, excellent condition. His institution is now named Oregon Health & Science University. $2.25 bwgoc
LYON. "SHOPS OF THE D. LYON SKIFF CO., LEAVENWORTH, IND. Photo by J. W. Hiser" outdoor view including workers & work in progress, unused postcard with round corners as issued, toning most noticeable at front corners. An interesting scene. 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 i(l)g(l)p###
"Historical John Lyons Homestead, Built 1640, Port Chester, N. Y. 13 / 51-H2052" with the exterior as it looked in 1935, linen post card with late usage at Brodheadsville Pennsylvania, one corner multiply creased, mild corner wear. $1.75 ngha NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
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MABLEY. "A S'wheat Girl / COMPLIMENTS OF / Mabley & Company" trade card with young woman in wheat dress & a scythe standing in a field, ad on back claims the Detroit company is the largest retail establishment in Michigan (copyright dates to 1887). 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 aagm
MACFARLANE. "NORTH PARK, GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. / No. 1808. W. G. MacFarlane, Publisher, Buffalo, N. Y." as seen from the water, including a small boat; post card with undivided back, neat writing both sides, trivial corner wear, 2 tiny spots of toning on back. $7.50 m(g)g(m)
MACHOVINA. "W. R. W. Co. FINE WOOLENS / NEWEST STYLES, UNEXCELLED VALUES // NEWEST STYLES IN FOREIGN / AND DOMESTIC WOOLENS / FOR MERCHANT TAILORING // CLEVELAND HARBOR // W. R. W. Co. / FINE WOOLENS" art depicting biplane flying over Cleveland Harbor, unmailed advertising postcard of Berea Ohio tailor Paul Machovina (his handstamp twice on back), typing in back message area states he has the spring line, back toning from album contact obscures nothing. $12.00 o(b)o(c)fg
MACKEY. "STUD MERINOS" showing a herd, front & elaborate back advertising settlement allotments available for mixed farming in Victoria Australia, under the Closer Settlement Acts; black & white postcard issued by direction of the Honorable J. E. Mackey (Commissioner of Crown Lands), considerable corner wear, address written in pencil on the back. $6.00 va(s)ga
MACOUBRIE. "M. E. CHURCH, HEBRON, NEB." black & white undivided back postcard with neat writing on both sides (pertinent message from a member, Lena Macoubrie, to her sister Nattie) dating to 1905, album marks on both sides. $8.50 ng
MACOUBRIE. "The High School Building at / Olathe, Kansas, 1906." sepia-tone real photo postcard with caption from message on front. Interesting comments on the newness of the building, the class color fights, and its location. Of genealogical interest to the Willock & the Macoubrie families. Annotation on back leads us to believe that 4 copies were made. $15.00 kg(m)g(w)
MACOUBRIE. "The Methodist Episcopal Church at Olathe, Kas. / Feb 26-1906" sepia-tone real photo postcard with caption from detailed annotation on front. Mentions entertainments & recitals there, members, teachers in the Sunday School, the Reverend Henderson, and the Willock-Macoubrie wedding. Annotation on back leads us to believe that 4 copies were made. $15.00 kg(w)g(m)
MAGEE. "L. L. MAGEE, PASTOR / Mt. Vernon Ave. M. E. Church, Columbus, O." with his portrait within an oval inset at upper left corner, black & white on grayish paper, unused, back lightly toned from printing process itself. $10.00 og*
MANKINS / MANKIN. "Greetings" with embossed white rose within a gold border, postcard mailed MAR 25 1910 (almost complete ZANES & PARKERS T203 R.P.O. hand cancel) to Mr. Oliver Mankins in McMechen West Virginia from his sister Daisy about the death of George, mild edge wear. $4.00 fg(m)
MANN. "Compliments of the / Domestic Sewing Machine Co." advertising card with goat eating a black man's finery while black women & children listen to him, brief ad of Henry J. Mann of Monroe Michigan on the back. $18.00 (abgms)
MANTHORNE. BROOKLYN (QUEENS COUNTY). "THE SUNSHINE MAN / / XM63-12106 Base / " 1979 QSL post card, design includes Masonic symbol & the face of the operator Ernest Manthorne. As shown except long crease in the upper left front corner & small bottom corner bend. $1.75 ng#
MARGILETH. "Cincinnati University from Burnett Woods. / Mr. E. H. Margileth / Will call DEC 10 1908" E. R. Webster & Co. (Teas, Coffees, Cigars & Extracts) salesman's advertising postcard printed in Germany, published by Kraemer Art Company, mailed DEC 3 1908 to P. H. Reed in London Ohio, some cancel ink shows in the front sky, minor corner & edge wear. Later the object of FDA & US Department of Agriculture scrutiny, a seizure of their peach extract occurred in 1910 due to 'adulteration and misbranding', to which they plead guilty & were fined. Why the fuss? Peach extract was used medicinally for a wide variety of purposes: improving men's sex life, worming children, poison ivy, etc. $10.00 o(c)mgk
MARGILETH. "E. R. Webster & Co., Tea, Cigars and Extracts / OHIO RIVER FROM EDEN PARK, CINCINNATI, U. S. A. / Mr. E. H. MARGILETH / Will call Oct 31st" salesman's postcard made in Germany & published by the Kraemer Art Company, mailed OCT 24 1906 from Cincinnati to P. H. Reed in London Ohio, small bottom corner crease, other corners with mild rounding & wear, a little cancel ink on front, toning both sides near the bottom edge. Later the object of FDA & US Department of Agriculture scrutiny, a seizure of their peach extract occurred in 1910 due to 'adulteration and misbranding', to which they plead guilty & were fined. Why the fuss? Peach extract was used medicinally for a wide variety of purposes: improving men's sex life, worming children, poison ivy, etc. $10.00 o(c)mgk
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MARKERT. "HEADQUARTERS / for Fine Chinaware, Cut / Glass, Rogers' Silverware, / Lamps, ... // MARKERT'S CHINA STORE / MARION, OHIO. / HAVILAND CHINA A SPECIALTY..." unused circa 1906 advertising Markert's Souvenir Post Card, hint of album toning, small indent into the right front edge. Held firmly in the ephemera collection of the Haviland Collectors Internationale Foundation; we could find no record of a previous offer. 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 o(m)gi(s)
MARKS. "KLP9117" Fallentimber Pennsylvania QSL card picturing the operators Joe & Mom Marks at home with their equipment, three handstamps neatly on back include 2 of John J. Mitch in Bethlehem Pennsylvania, good edges. $4.00 p(f)g(m)
MARLETT & GRAY. "Southwestern Boosters Association / ... / The Southwestern Boosters Association United Spanish War Veterans / and Auxiliaries with have their Spring Meeting / ..." including 2 logos, government postal card with yellowish the paper, mailed there 1940, cancel ink on front, 2 corner creases, mild corner wear, unusually detailed & interesting. When C. C. Marlett was the Booster Secretary, and Walling Gray was President. $7.50 ofg
MARTIN. "Franklin College Dormitory Franklin, Ind." a corner view with 4 people nearby, black & white postcard with sky tint, mailed SEP 19 1916 (IND & LOUIS R.P.O. cancel) to Mrs. Sarah Martin of Indianapolis from a grandchild, heavy & long vertical crease from the top edge, noticeable corner wear. The Indianapolis & Louisville Railroad later became a part of the Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville. $3.75 i(f)cg-r
MARTIN. "This is our car & it has give us some fine times, with much love from friend May / 5837 Crocker St Los Angeles" sepia-tone real photo postcard send Mar 10 1913 from Los Angeles from 'friend May' to Miss Ellen Martin in Massillon Ohio, mild corner wear, light toning both sides. $7.50 g(m)c(l)a
MARTINDALE. "HOYT MARTINDALE / DAIRY. No. 116" a milk deliveryman stand next to his horse-drawn wagon, a bottle of milk in a carrier on the floor, our caption from the legible signage on the side; sepia-tone Azo (triangles up real photo postcard, dated Sept. 25th 1910 on back, tiny upper corner crease, other corners with trivial 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. o(b)o(s)hfg
MARTINEZ. "64. Vista desde El Peńón, Cd. Victoria, Tamps. Méx." showing the view from the tourist cabins managed by Antonio Martinez R., real photo tarjeta postal mailed there with a 10-centavos stamp to Ohio, several long internal stress marks. $2.25 m(t)g(m)
MARTZ. . "BEL AIR, MARYLAND L-147" with a generic scene of cows grazing with farm buildings in the distance, linen post card mailed there 1954 to Mr. & Mrs. Lester B. Martz in Washington DC by their children Margie & Fred, a little wear at the top edge, otherwise fairly fresh. $2.00 m(b)ga
MASON. "NORMAN MASON WINNER BUCKING CONTEST BELLE FOURCHE / 1919" riding, hat in hand, on a horse in mid-jump; unused Azo real photo post card (triangles both ways), considerable corner wear & rounding, soiled back, lightly toned front. Rare. $30.00 cngs
MASON & BRADLEY. "William Addison Bradley / Age 5 weeks 3 days" sepia-tone Azo real photo post card with the baby's image in an oval beside the hand-written caption, date on back February 27 1908 (in the same hand) notes that the baby is now 12 weeks of age and gives weight. Obviously the son of Robert L. Bradley and Bessie Mason in Le Roy New York Born 28 November 1907, he eventually married Miriam Yarnall. Addressee is Edward Elliott at Red Bank New Jersey. $25.00 g(b)g(m)n(l)
MASSAR. "The / Capital City / Dairy Co., / Columbus, Ohio. / 'PURITY' BUTTERINE" with art showing 2 young girls with a parasol encountering a deer, circa 1890 advertising card for a butter substitute (Does anything ever change?) for sale by George S. Massar at 62 South Grant Avenue. Four names written on back. Published by Gils & Co. in Buffalo New York. A little longer than a regular-size postcard. $12.50 fgg(m)oa
MATLICK. KAHOKA / CAHOKA / KAHOKIE (CLARK COUNTY). "Home of Mr. J. G. Matlick, Kahoka, Mo." writing on back dates to 1907, caption penciled on front. Photograph sold. 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 mg*
MATTHES. "Zeitz. Fischstrasse / Verlag v. A. Huch's Buchhandlg. (E. Schirmer), Zeitz" monochromatic dark green on unused undivided back Post-Karte, album impressions at the corners, album marks on front, light album marks on back, uneven top border. The most prominent building is 'Aussteuer Geschäft Franz Matthes'; the sign next to that door advertises washable fabrics, bedding & down. $9.00 pg
MAYNARD. BOONTON (MORRIS COUNTY). "We are now living in Boonton, New Jersey / Bertha N. Maynard" caption from writing on front, sepia-tone real photo shows Boonton Falls & a few nearby trees, mailed at Boonton Oct 3 1905 to Lynn Massachusetts, light even browning of paper with age, top miscut at a slight angle (not by scissors--it's straight). Identification of the falls confirmed by comparing the image to another on the web. $15.00 ng
"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!
MCALLISTER. "Director A. R. McAllister and his Joliet High School Band / use and exclusively endorse Conn Instruments" unused circa-1936 ad postcard for high-end instruments from the Heney & Lefter Music Company of St. Petersburg Florida, light toning near the long back edges, trivial wear to the bottom corners. Rare. Why would anyone use a high school band to endorse instruments, you say? His band won state and national championships, played at Radio City Music Hall, and were praised by none other than John Phillip Sousa. He is widely regarded as the high school band movement & served as president of the National School Band Association for 14 years. That is why. 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 f(s)mi(j)ga
MCBRIDE. "Lillian McBrides home / Leavenworth, Kans." hand-captioned similarly front & back, Cyko real photo post card. Probably one-of-a-kind. 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 k(l)g
MCBRIDE. Two Azo real photos (triangles up) showing Dr. McBride's office and 3 females before it -- Marie Schultz McBride, Mary Catherine McBride & Johanna Schultz Peugh. Identifications from writing on back of the postcard shown at the left which also dates the card to February 1914. The postcard shown right, includes 2 children in a little wagon, corner crease. The first letter or letters in the doctor's name is possibly obscured by the post, so it is either Ed E. Price M. D., or Ned E. Price M.D., or Fred E. Price M.D. Both for $25.00 u(m)g(m)g(s)
MCCLURE. "Every Happiness / be yours this / Birthday" postcard published by the Gibson Art Company in Cincinnati, mailed OCT 18 1915 (almost complete PITTS. & CHI. TR35 R.P.O. hand cancel) to Mrs. J. S. McClure in Funk Ohio from her grandson Max, good edges, unevenly toned both sides. $2.00 bg
MCCLURE & MCCRAY. "ROBERT E. McCLURE AND ALFRED McCRAY ANNOUNCE / THAT THEY HAVE FORMED A PARTNERSHIP FOR THE / GENERAL PRACTICE OF THE LAW ... / 802 CONOVER BUILDING, DAYTON, OHIO. / JANUARY 1, 1909 ..." advertising card on which a congratulatory personal message was written & then posted from Cincinnati. $7.50 lo(d)g
MCCOLLUM. "At my telegraph office at work / Fred McCollum" Azo (triangles up) real photo postcard with high contrast, uncaptioned so we use all the writing on the back, small bottom corner crease, oxidation consistent with circa-1910 age, very slight curl to the paper. $8.00 pg
MCCOLLUM. "View of Quiver Lake and Ep. L. Chautauqua Grounds. 612 C. U. WILLIAMS PHOTOETTE BLOOMINGTON, ILL." looking towards shore, including 2 steamers near the beach, black & white post card mailed 1908 to Mrs. Emma McCollum in Saybrook Illinois by her daughter Carrie. The caption abbreviation stands for the Epworth League, an association of young Methodist adults. Headquarters of the Northern League was in nearby Chicago. $10.00 i(q)g(m)f
MCCORMICK. "Frank / McCormick // Courtesy of / VAL DECKER PACKING CO. / 'A1QUALITY' / BRAND / MEATS" unused DOPS real photo post card from Orcajo Photo Art in Dayton Ohio, excellent condition. The set this is from dates to 1937, mostly picturing Cincinnati Reds, and all are 'extremely scarce' according to a recent Love of the Game Auction write-up. [Its auctioned counterpart there had a blank back, but ours has the postcard back.] Frank McCormick played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1934 - 1945, then the Philadelphia Phillies & Boston Braves. This first baseman made All Star appearances 9 consecutive times (1938 - 1946) & became World Series champion in 1940. SOLD RECENTLY o(c)s(b)fg
MCCOY. "Reservation Trading Post + Pow Wow Grounds - Between Cherokee & Bryson City, N.C." including man & woman in traditional Indian dress out front, Ekc real photo with good contrast & focus from Cline Photo Co., trading post backstamp adds more precise location & name of manager W. P, McCoy, trivial corner & edge wear. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg (155,776 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 ngi
MCCOY. "No. 315. Detroit, Mich., Fountain Capitel(sic) / Square Park" monochromatic dark blue post card published by A. C. Dietsche, made in Germany, mailed 1908 to Mrs. William McCoy in Columbia City Indiana by her sister Estelle, light toning both sides, minor corner wear & rounding. Uncommon, probably due to the misspelling of Capitol. $4.50 m(d)g
MCCREA. BATTLESHIP GEORGIA with insets showing Captain Henry McCrea & Rear-Admiral William H. Emory 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 or .tif format. $2.00 s(m)gg#
MCDERMOTT. "Newest and Finest / Desert View Lodge / West on Highway 66 / HOLBROOK, ARIZONA // Photo Credit -- Dale Slocum, Flagstaff, Arizona" showing its exterior circa 1955 (dated on back), when owned & operated by Ruby and Jim McDermott; Tichnor postcard made in the USA, tiny upper corner bend, mild corner & edge wear. $4.50 a(h)mrgp
MCGINNIS. "#595 ROMAN RIDING BY VERA MCGINNIS ELKS RODEO KLAMATH FALLS ORE." unused Azo (triangles up) real photo postcard from Miller Photo Company in Klamath Falls, slight oxidation. Circa 1912 - 1914, the only dates we could find for that rodeo. A pioneer at rodeos, she was apparently very skillful: we found a mention of her as late as 1925, even though she obviously did dangerous stunts. Also notable for becoming the first cowgirl to ever wear pants while rodeoing. 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. co(k)gf
MCGRAW. "W4HMG" QSL card showing the operator R. L. McGraw & his house in Columbia South Carolina, black & white on browning of paper shows age, mailed there 1948, partial cancel ink on front, small corner crease, trivial edge wear. Sold but still available for genealogical study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 sg
MCGUFFEY. "MCGUFFEY BIRTHPLACE RE-ERECTED IN GREENFIELD VILLAGE, DEARBORN MICHIGAN" sepia-tone real photo postcard with matte finish, mailed there 1937, trivial wear at the bottom corners, tiny spots of light toning within the front edges. $5.00 m(d)g
MCHENRY. "Recorder Printing Office / W. H. CLARK / POST OFFICE / TIM McHENRY'S BUS LINE / RISING SUN & AURORA / U. S. M." uncaptioned (so we used all the signs!) sepia-tone real photo post card with excellent focus & contrast, mailed there JUN 2 1909, small bottom corner crease, oxidation consistent with age. This is Main Street, the wagon abbreviation is for U. S. Mail, the Presbyterian Church is at the right & the Recorder was the town newspaper. Mr. Clark once served as their Postmaster; he sold millinery & shoes out of the store shown at the left. 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(r)pngghb#
MCINTYRE. "Final Resting Place of O. O. McIntyre, Mound Hill Cemetery, Gallipolis, Ohio / 0B336-N" as it appeared circa 1940, linen postcard with 1-c stamp applied to back but no writing, minor corner wear, 2 small spots of dark toning in the upper front margin. Oscar Odd McIntyre was a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist, who later edited the Dayton Herald and Cincinnati Post. $3.00 o(g)gcn
MCINTYRE. "O. O. McIntyre Residence, Gallipolis, Ohio / 9A403" exterior as it appeared circa 1939, unused linen postcard, lightly toned back. $2.75 o(g)g
MCKEOWN. "Anderson, / McKeown. / Indiana" showing a young man with his high-wheel bicycle, 1880's sepia-tone cabinet photograph (approximately 4" x 7") with customary rounded corners, very fancy back advertising the photographer's location opposite the opera house & 'Instantaneous Portraits of Children / A SUCCESSFUL SPECIALTY", light toning on front. This style of bike was popular among wealthy young men, due to their cost. Compare the front wheel diameter to his leg length; it was probably his, rather than a prop. 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 bg(m)mi(a)
MCLOWERY. "Boothill Graveyard / Tombstone Arizona - 'The Town Too Tough To Die'" including the graves of Billy Clanton, Frank McLowery & Tom McLowery; unused circa-1950 Ekc real photo post card with minor corner wear, tiny spot of toning in lower front border, light toning near the bottom of the back & light but numerous surface abrasions to the glossy finish. $3.25 ca(t)gg
MCMURDO. "W4VIG" picturing the operator at his equipment in 1960, Charlottesville Virginia QSL postcard used 1975, good edges. His last name is not given on the card but it is McMurdo as mentioned twice in the AARC Beacon of the Albemarle Amateur Radio Club. $4.00 v(c)g(m)
MCNERNEY. Uncaptioned & unused Azo (triangles up, 1904 - 1918) sepia-tone real photo postcard showing a residence & outbuilding with sign 'Dr. McNERNEY'; good focus & contrast, 2 automobiles parked nearby, slight toning on back, good edges. Interesting & typical small-town medical facility for which commercial office space was not to be had. $10.00 g(m)m(f)
MCQUEEN. "Donald McQueens Ranch / House 1914" sepia-tone Cyko real photo with writing on front used as the caption, album adherences on back, slight oxidation, good edges. $5.00 g
MCWILLIAMS & MILLER. "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
MEDEIROS. "Jardim d'Antonio Borges em Ponta Delgada. / Garden of Antonio Borges of Ponta Delgada" bilhete postal with tiny corner crease, extensive & interesting notes about the island over all the back, numeral 5 on front is a sequence number the writer used. Appears to be hand-tinted; in any event, the dark ink along the front bottom edge is hard to understand. This large botanical garden is named after politician & merchant António Borges Medeiros. $3.00 pgg(m)
"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.
MERCKLE. "Won't you be my Valentine / And exchange your / heart for mine?" embossed postcard with children, mailed 1915 from Roseville Ohio to Mrs. Emma Merckle in New Lexington Ohio by her cousin Amanda, Balboa commemorative stamp, light toning both sides, 2 short internal creases not into the design. $2.50 vcg
MERRIAM. Battleship Missouri with an inset showing Captain G. A Merriam 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 or .tif format. $2.00 s(m)g
MESSMER. "..H-51 Chimney Rock near Sandpoint, Idaho / Ross Hall" Ekc real photo postcard in vertical format with glossy finish, mailed free from the USNTS at Farragut by Douglas Messmer to G. F. Messmer in Robbinsdale Minnesota', light toning & a couple of small ink smears on back, lower front corner scraped so we cannot tell if there was another character before the H in the caption, two small corner creases, as is. $2.50 igr
METZGER. "A merry Christmas / and a happy New Year / St. Gall A. & L. Metzger" black & white postcard sent 1907 (clear St. Gallen postmark) at the Drucksache rate to Indianapolis Indiana, presumably from a couple that was touring there, probably at least partially on business -- the auto has an advertising slogan on its front: 'WE / LEAD'. $10.00 g(m)csa
MEYER. "PETER MEYER / CINCINNATI OHIO / ONE OF THE LAST 7 TO WITHDRAW" in the 1/16/27 San Pedro Channel swim racing for prize money off California; sepia-tone Azo (squares in corners) real photo postcard, good edges. The boat at the left was for safety: the waters were frigid, the currents tricky, & many beds of kelp had to be traversed (an art in and of itself). A previous dealer mistakenly penciled CINN. O. in the left front border for location; Peter was from Cincinnati, which is why it is mentioned in the caption. If you want to read a detailed version of the race, simply get the Cincinnati Enquirer of 1/17/27 (the next day), & read the article on page 11. 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. s(s)c(s)ro(c)g(m)
MIGLIETTA. "VILLA MARIA HOTEL - SO. GLASTONBURY, CONN." linen postcard mailed 1954, some extraneous writing & light toning on back, minor edge wear, trace of cancel ink on front. When G. Miglietta was the proprietor. $1.75 c(s)g(m)
MILKINT. "OUR LADY OF THE PINES / Smallest Memorial Church in 48 States" in Horse Shoe Run West Virginia, unused early chrome postcard, minor edge wear, 4 short linear scrapes near the left front border (2 of which are faint). Built by Mr. & Mrs. P. L. Milkint on US Route 219. $1.50 w(h)srg
MILLER. "379 - JOAQUIN MILLER, THE POET OF THE SIERRAS / AT HIS HOME, NEAR OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA." post card circa 1909, corner crease, corner wear & rounding. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 ac(o)c(s)gp
MILLER. "529 / BURLINGTON AVE. LA GRANGE, ILL." sepia-tone real photo post card mailed MAY 25 1911 from Chicago to Mrs. J. E. Miller in Freeport Illinois by her son Marshall, tiny speckles of toning in the front sky. The signage is interesting & may further yield to high magnification. The X inked on front marks his boarding place, per the message. We make out 'FINE FRUITS' shop sign at the left & 'SODA' towards the center. Hard to find! $15.00 i(l)g(m)
MILLER. "Best Wishes" with 2 large & beautifully drawn embossed irises beside an unexplained waterfall scene, color postcard mailed OCT 5 1909 at Weyers Cave VA (clear cancel accords with senders RFD address) to Miss Girtie Miller in Bridgewater Virginia from a sibling. Interesting family-life details (harrowing, singing on visit). $5.00 fg(m)v-v
MILLER. "Eureka No. 36 Mine, Windber, Pa. / Motors and tracks" including miners & a DANGER sign in the foreground; postcard mailed at Hooversville in 1913 to Mrs. Orland Miller of North Cuba New York (by her daughter), mild corner rounding, all corners creased (one conspicuously, one tiny). The sign we mention was prescient: records indicate that at least 343 miners died in the Berwind-White mines in that company town. $20.00 p(w)mg
MILLER. "Exterior Bull Ring. C. Juarez, Mexico." with some readable ads on the side of the building-- Mark Miller & Company real estate, Texaco, The Parlor, etc.; one of the earliest Curteich postcards (circa 1909), minor wear at bottom corners. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 bm(c)g
MILLER. "Thanksgiving / Greetings" with a large tom turkey near a country house, embossed postcard mailed 1910 to Miss Ethel Miller of Connersville Indiana, small corner crease & edge ding, soft corners. $2.00 tg
MILLER. "School is half out today..." uncaptioned real photo post card showing a group of young women, postmarked JUL 10 1908 at Athens, caption taken from writing on back by Essie Miller (undoubtedly in the picture, apparently a summer school student at Ohio University) to her sister Lena in Johnstown Ohio, tiny upper corner crease. $5.00 o(a)g
MILLER. "We Want You to Know the Facts About the Model 'A' / FEATURES OF THE NEW FORD" poster printed for the Fred C. Miller Fordson / Ford / Lincoln dealership in Galion Ohio. Very detailed commentary in the call-outs: triplex shatter-proof windshield glass, 150 forgings, Houdaille hydraulic double acting shock absorbers, etc. Four vertical folds with no separation, good edges. Accompanied by their customer's copy receipt to Joe Diaz (also of Galion) detailing payments due for a total of $729.50 for a Fordor Sedan. $12.50 ao(g)g(m)g(d)p*
MILLS. "John Ball Park, Grand Rapids, Mich." post card with unevenly divided back mailed 1908 from Grand Rapids to Miss Minnie Mills in Saranac Michigan by her cousin, mentioning other relatives; minor corner & edge wear, very light cancel ink in the front sky. $4.00 m(g)g(m) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
MILLSOP. Aerial view of the Great Lakes freighter in which ship's name Thomas E. Millsop shows plainly, real photo postcard from R. C. Hakanson, unused & fresh, good edges. Ship was registered 1906 by the National Steel Corporation. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 s(n)s(l)g
MIRICK & NEDS. "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, 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 or .tif format. $2.00 o(c)agggg
MOISIE. Government postal card mailed 1953 by resident John Moisie requesting information about a mail order business opportunity. All handwritten, some extraneous writing on back, long corner crease. $1.50 ng
MOLINET. Wanted to buy--postcards & paper memorabilia pertaining to this family in Cuba. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c
MONGEON. "Residence of E. A. Mongeon, Supt. Lonsdale Company, Lonsdale, R. I." Fresh color, postcard mailed there 1907 by Daniel F. Gill, small corner crease. Post card sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg (349,315 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 rg#
MOODY. "Greetings / from / Northfield" in Massachusetts, monochromatic dark violet multiview on government postal card, four scenes--Gordon Lake, home of D. L. Moody, the Auditorium & Main Street. Mailed 14 AUG 1899 at East Northfield (clear hand cancel) to Glenn Summit Pennsylvania (receiving mark a little light). Tiny corner crease but not much edge wear. $25.00 mmg
MOODY. "Taken at / Spokane / Interstate / Fair. / Oct. 5 1908" sepia-tone real photo post card of a young woman seated in a chair, caption from writing on front, writing on back reveals this is Juanita (daughter of Essie & niece of Mr. Dorsey Moody of Cable Ohio), small chip out of one corner, grayish paper. $11.00 wge!+*
MOORE. "MOORE'S GREENHOUSES Tel 249 School St. BENNINGTON, VT." postcard with rough edges as issued, florist's metered acknowledgement of an order from New York City dated 12/17/49, lower corner crease tangential to image, faint upper corner crease into tree, tiny upper corner crease. Seldom seen & seldom offered. Cards used like this usually got thrown away by florists after reciprocation; in other words, the card was no longer useful as a reminder once the favor was returned. Sold but front still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 vfg
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MOORE. "Winsted, Conn. 33 65 Acres. $2075 / A good house of 8 rooms, a good barn / for 9 head, new house 12 x 50 nearly com- / pleted, 22 acres in fields, cutting 20 tons hay, ... / E. A. STROUT CO., / F. N. MOORE, Agt., 119 Main St., Winsted, Conn." real photo postcard of the real estate with many additional details on back, such as equipment included; mailed circa 1910 to A. E. Leedle in Bedford Michigan, minor corner wear. You will be astonished what that kind of money bought in those days. Sold but front still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 c(w)rg(m)a
MOREHOUSE. "BIG JOHN Store & Post Office / Bakers Mills, N. Y." on their Main Street (as explained on back), black & white post card mailed there 1955 by postmistress Lillian E. Morehouse (her violet handstamp under her handwritten message, postmark clear & complete). $4.25 npmg-n*
MORGAN. "Christmas / GREETINGS / Alaska" real photo showing the Church of the Nazarene in Fairbanks, writing dates to 1944, continental size, signed 'Alfred & Bernice Morgan / pastors'. No postcard back. Photo sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original area) & enhanced 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 acf+
MORGAN. "Dr Morgans Res. / First Conservatory of Music" unused Azo (triangles up) sepia-tone real photo postcard with excellent focus (every brick in the structure can be distinguished), some oxidation, very faint album marks at the back corners, good edges. $10.00 gm
MORLAND. "Our Gay Don is a / symbol of loyalty, / ... / Christmas Greetings / from the Morlands / Paxton, Ill." depicting a dog at the feet of a woman, sepia-tone real photo postcard mailed there in 1937, minor wear to bottom corners. $6.50 idcg
MORRIS. "Best Wishes / for Christmas" art on an embossed postcard printed in Germany, mailed circa 1910 to Mrs. Melvin Morris in Mishawaka Indiana by her sister & mother, corner knocked off, skillfully done transparent tape repairs on back heal multiple tears. As is. $1.00 cgg(m)
MORRIS. "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" 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 cabggoo
MOSER. "A Sonora Phonograph is the most cherished of all Christmas gifts" with art showing a Sonora delivery truck outside the bay window of a residence all decked out for Christmas. Advertising card (with preprinted message we use as the caption) from Irwin Moser & Son in Hamden NJ ('merchants of pianos and players pianos / Edison, Victor & Sonora), distributed August 24 1921 at the Flemington New Jersey Fair. Pencilled information at the top is repeated on back by Miss Blanche E. Williamson ('Blanche's first Fair at Flemington N.J.'). 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 n(h)mgca\
MOWRY. "Steamer Daphne 2508" sepia-tone Dupont Defender real photo, writing on back suggests Lubec Maine location (where the registering owner Mr. George Mowry lived), fresh appearance. 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)mg
MÜLLER. "VK 9 LM" black & white QSL DX-pedition card to Lord Howe Island (New South Wales) used 1991 by operator Rudi Müller of Ebing/Bamberg Germany, showing him with his equipment, pictorial map of the island on the other side includes callouts for Mount Gower, Mount Lidbird, the airport & Mount Eliza, excellent condition. $5.00 ngm
MULLIKIN. "Mullikin Motel / N. MAIN ST., NICHOLASVILLE, KY." unused post card showing its exterior, good edges, back paper browning evenly with age. When it was owned & managed by Mr. & Mrs. S. D. Mullikin. $3.00 kmg
MUNSON. "KLK 0335" Fort Wayne Indiana QSL postcard / viewcard showing an operator (either Harold or Mickey Munson) with his equipment, used 1969, tiny upper corner bend, lower corner with multiple small creases. $2.75 i(f)gi(h) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
MURDOCK. Battleship Rhode Island with an inset showing Captain J. B. Murdock 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)g
MURPHY. "Capitol -- Winters night. Hartford, Conn." black & white post card with undivided back, converted to a Valentine by 2 dark-red glued-on heart in the lower front corners, mailed there February 1906 to Miss Mattie C. Murphy, faint corner crease at each lower corner. $6.50 c(h)vwcg
MURPHY. "DELAWARE WATER GAP, PA. D. L. & W. TRACKS" including a short train of the Delaware Lackawanna & Western; postcard mailed SEP 17 1920 at Henryville Pennsylvania to Miss M. C. Murphy in Madison Connecticut by her niece Anne, one upper corner creased twice, rubber band mark vertically on front, a little extraneous writing on back. As is. $1.75 p(d)rg
MURPHY. "No. 4 Head of Main Street, Lyme, Conn. W. B. Coe" monochromatic violet undivided back postcard with black caption, mailed there 1906 by Nellie Murphy (to her mother in Hartford), some extraneous writing on the back, toning on the front, several white lines in sky we are at a loss to explain--printer error?, minor rounding to the corners. $7.00 c(l)g
MYATT. "Ben Myatt's home Manning / Iowa" including a man & a woman at a house front, real photo postcard with caption from handwriting on front, corner crease, noticeable dark toning in front caption area, tiny pinhole closes well, long bend near the bottom edge, slight rounding to the corners. The caption close-up: Sold but both images still available for genealogical study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scans in .jpg or .tif format. $3.75 gets both. ig(n)g(m)
MYERS. Birthday postcard sent to Mr. Rollie R. Myers of Toledo Ohio on August 26 1912, minor toning & edge wear. $2.00 g(s)
MYERS. "F. E. Myers & Bro. // ASHLAND / OHIO // Force / AND / Lift Pumps / AND / Hay Tools // WORLDS / FAIR" and wonderful art in full color depicting elves around a globe. Just a little toning near the back edges. Detailed agricultural product list over all the back: combination hay carriers, stacking carrier outfits, double harpoon forks, Walker forks, knot passing pulleys, thresher tank pumps & many more. Large size: a little longer than a continental postcard, but not quite as tall. The hay carrier was invented by them in 1884 & double harpoon forks were invented in 1892, which gives us a basis for our estimated age as the Columbian Exposition (which was a World's Fair) in 1893. SALE IN PROGRESS oaafge*
MYERS. "ROCKY RIDGE MOTEL / Along Interstate 83, ... / ... / Glen Rock, Pa., ... / Family owned & operated: Ruby & Allen Myers" chrome multiview postcard with 3 scenes--exterior with cars & outdoor phone booth, interior with TV & backside parking; minor corner wear. $1.75 p(g)mg
POST CARDS & GENEALOGICAL POSTCARDS
--N TO O SURNAMES
Family last names: A-F page G-J page K L M
P-Q page R-S page & T-Z page.
"H. No. 328 High Street Singapore" with the K. Nakagawa storefront at
the left & an Indian store adjacent to it with a SALE sign prominent;
sepia-tone circa-1907 (unevenly divided back) postcard with red caption,
removed carefully from a booklet, very late usage at Rosser Texas, small
upper corner street. $10.00 sg
NASH. "Hells Bend, Ft. SCOTT, Kans." north of Fort Scott, looking south near the Marmaton River, where the tracks take a big bend; postcard printed in Germany, mailed JUN 29 1909 (light K. C. & MEMPHIS R.P.O. RMS hand cancel) to Arthur & Arnold Nash in St. Louis Missouri from their father, writing on front (old habits die hard), trivial corner & edge wear. Rare. Why? The Fort Scott Central Railway (so named because it went through the center of Fort Scott) became part of the Missouri Pacific Railway a little later in 1909; we doubt that the larger system saw the importance publicizing this view. $9.00 k(f)r(f)g(n)
NEDS. See also MIRICK & NEDS above.
NEEDS. "S. S. Fort St. George, Bermuda" showing her in a side view, underway near shore; color postcard mailed at Hamilton Bermuda (2-1/2-d & 1/2-d stamps) 12 FEB 1912 to Robert Needs in Cleveland Ohio by his mother, noticeable edge wear, small spots of toning on back. A scarce postcard of a Furness West Indies Line ship. The best collection of British Commonwealth shipping that we have ever seen had no example of it. s(f)s(o)g(n)b& NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
NEILAN. "Connecticut College for Women, New London Hall. / PHOTO BY JAMES P. NEILAN, NEW LONDON, CONN." unused undivided back postcard, trivial wear at one corner, very light toning along one back edge. $11.00 c(n)pcg
NEITZ. "H. J. NEITZ / MOVING / VAN // COMPLETE HOME FURNISHER / CASH OR PAYMENTS." sepia-tone real photo on backing measuring approximately 5-3/4"x4-1/8", uncaptioned so we use all that we can read on the horse-drawn van. Their address is partially legible: it looks like ...811 S. Main St. This firm was mentioned in the Kutztown Patriot of August 10 1901. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. p(k)hg
HOLLAND (OTTAWA COUNTY). "Nelis Tulip Farm, Holland, Michigan, where thousands / of tourists visit each year." unused chrome-era postcard published by the Michigan Card Company in Grand Rapids. $1.25 m(h)g(n) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
NELSON. "Best / Easter / Wishes // My simple greeting take, / May joy with you abide, / And bright life's pathway make / For you this Easter tide. // COPYRIGHT, JOHN WINSCH, 1910" embossed postcard mailed from Columbus Ohio without stamp, linear stamp in black 'POSTAGE DUE 1˘', pencil-cancelled 1-c postage due applied to back, sent to Mrs. George Nelson from her aunt Rose in the same city, tiny spot of toning on front. $2.00 egw
NELSON. "THIRD AVENUE, HINTON, W. VA." including a horse-drawn delivery wagon & several pedestrians, monochromatic blue post card mailed there 1907 by Daisie Nelson to Fannie Nelson in Lewisburg, noticeable corner & edge wear. $4.75 w(h)g
NESS. "WEST-WIND MOTEL / U. S. ALT. 30, WEST CHICAGO, ILL. / 3 MILES WEST OF WHEATON -- PHONE: WEST CHICAGO 1151 / MR. and MRS. M. T. NESS" post card showing an exterior corner view, minor corner wear. Sold but front 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 igm
NEU. "The / Story / of the / New / Ford Car" sales brochure in 12 pages plus covers, depicting the successors to the Model T. Cover is rough, with a lot of pencil writing, toning both sides & other wear; it is handstamped 'W. C. NEU GARAGE / WINCHESTER , OHIO'. The value in our opinion is in the color illustrations which could be framed: Ford Sport Coupe with Landau irons & rumble seat, Ford Roadster with nickeled hardware (UL), Fodor Sedan with unusually large windows (LL), Tudor Sedan with narrow pillars (UR), Ford Phaeton with side curtains (LR), Ford Coupe with package shelf & waterproof luggage space & Ford Truck with cantilever springs on rear. Approximately 8"x11-1/2" when opened up. $10.00 ao(w)g(n)
NEUFELD. "ASSOUAN / Carl Neufeld, / le prisonnier du Mahdi" showing him with a monkey on a balcony in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, circa 1910 - 1912; unused postcard numbered 64 on its divided back, tiny left bottom corner crease, light toning along 2 back edges. During his imprisonment & exploitation by the Sudanese religious leader Muhammad Ahmad bin Abd Allah (the Mahdi or 'guided one'), he wore about 60 pounds of chains at all times. So this image is obviously after he had been freed, when he was staying at Aswan with his sister during the time we quote here. Someday we have no doubt his adventures (and misadventures!) will make an interesting movie. SALE IN PROGRESS spge#
NEWELL. "CASHIER'S CREDIT MEMORANDUM / Ogdensburg, N. Y... / The EDGAR A NEWELL CO." credit form on government postal card mailed there 1906 (flag cancel with 1) from the Edgar A. Newell Company, yellowish paper, heavily toned back (front to a lesser extent), internal crease, crushed corner. $2.25 ng!
NIPGEN. "The Buffalo Dental Association / Over Nipgen's Drug Store, / CHILLICOTHE, OHIO. / (OVER)" circa 1885 - 1890 advertising card, detailed pricing for various procedures on back: teeth extracted with Vitalized Air 50-c, Teeth filled with Amalgam 50-c & 7 others. Back full of additional information: won first premium at Centennial Exposition, offices in 3 other cities, all work warranted, etc. It could hardly be more interesting & it could hardly be more rare! When we visited the internet, no one was offering any paper memorabilia from this association, nor had anyone done so in the past. $20.00 dgo(c)
NIZAMOV. "UA9JH" continental Tyumen / Тюмень QSL card (different than the above) used 1999 by operator Arkadiy Nizamov, who is pictured on front with his equipment & awards, tiny corner crease, another corner with a tiny paper separation. $3.25 rg
NOBLE. "Taken at the / Garden of the / Gods, Colorado / 1911 Emma, Jack & Eloise Noble" showing a woman with 2 children astride burros, caption taken from writing on the back, sepia-tone Cyko real photo postcard, good focus & contrast, back paper browning evenly with age. Possibly unique. $15.00 cg
NULL. "K4JVH" Maiden North Carolina QSL post card mailed 1970, showing operator Robert D. Null's equipment, light cancel ink on front, minor edge wear. $2.75 ng
NURSE. "Danvers, Mass., The Old Nurse House." showing the exterior of the house erected in 1688, wherein lived Rebecca Nurse, accused of witchcraft & hanged; post card from the Hugh CV. Leighton company, printed in Germany, minor wear at 3 corners, mailed at Danvers in 1908. $3.75 m(d)g(n)%
NUTTER. "COPR. DETROIT PUBLISHING CO. / 70557 GRANDFATHER NUTTER'S ROOM, THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH MEMORIAL, PORTSMOUTH, N. H." color Phostint post card, unused, trivial wear at one corner. Aldrich was a poet, novelist & travel writer. $4.00 ndggia
O'CONNELL. "The Mary Harkness Convalescent Home at Port Chester N.Y." showing the exterior, real photo post card mailed 1952 to Mrs. Tessie O'Connell in New York City by Dorothy (niece of Julia at the same address), a little curl to the paper, light crackling in the glossy finish, light toning near the back edges. This home closed in 1970. $3.50 n(p)mg
OLSEN. "W0BLZ" QSL card used 1970 by operator Duke Olsen, attractive Mount Rushmore background in monochromatic light blue-gree). $2.00 sqg. Same, but with a black & white photo (of the operator & his equipment in 1963) stapled to the back side. Shown. Nice! $5.00 sqg ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY
ORNDORFF. "Every Member / at Church and / Sunday School, / Sunday, MAY 9, 1915 // Linden Heights Methodist Episcopal Church / ROANDO C. ORNDORFF, Pastor" with a corner view of the Ohio church & many well-dressed members standing outside; black & white card slightly wider than a regular-size post card, small corner crease, minor corner wear, small reddish spot on otherwise blank back. Rarely offered. $12.50 o(l)rga
OSTERHAUS. BATTLESHIP CONNECTICUT with an inset showing Captain H. W. Osterhaus 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 or .tif format. $2.00 s(m)g
OSWALD. "SHY AND RETIRING" with rare Earl Moran Hotcha Girls art on a blotter for H. C. Oswald Supply Company Inc., 1990 Park Avenue in Manhattan, a small spot of toning on back and a short stroke of toning in the advertising area. $18.00 pn(m)gma. The corresponding rare Mutoscope arcade card, fresh colors, minor wear to the top edge. $17.00 pn(m)gma#
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