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POSTCARDS & HERALDIC POST CARDS
COATS OF ARMS / HERÁLDICA / HERALDIKA / ERBOVNICTVI /
BEBUDE / WAPENKUNDE / ARAUTO / HERALDIIKKA / HÉRALDIQUE /
HERALDIK / CIMERTAN / SKJALDARMERKJAFRÆÕI / HÄROLD /
ARALDICA / HEROLD / HERALDYKA / GRBOSLOVJE / CRESTS
All coats of arms are in color unless noted otherwise.
|"(1296) SAUVETERRE-de-GUIENNE (Gironde)" entirely
black & white, postcard mailed 1905 to New Hampshire. $3.25
"23 CHENONCEAUX. - Détail de la Porte du Château et la Devise de Thomas Bohier. -- LL." showing the heraldic crests of the Chamberlain for King Charles VIII of France, carte postale, very late mailing at Jewell Ohio, small spot of toning in the address area. $2.25 f(c)h
"852 / 8 Stirling Castle from King's Knot. Reliable Series" unused post card, heavily toned back. $2.25
"A22AA" Selebi-Phikwe / Selibe-Phikwe shortwave (28 MHz) QSL card used 1990 by operator Charles L. Lewis, attractive Botswana coat-of-arms & simple map to show location, short internal crease from the top border, otherwise excellent condition. The town is known for its nickel & copper mining. $3.00 bh
"ALL SOULS / FOUNDED AD 1437" embossed coat of arms, unused postcard. This college has no students; it consists entirely of Fellows. $3.50
"ARMS OF SALISBURY / Salisbury Cathedral from the River" color postcard published by Neesham, unused, album adherences on back & small thins from album removal. $1.00
"BALLIOL / FOUNDED AD 1263" embossed coat of arms, unused postcard. $3.50
"CAMBRIDGE" with a detailed street map, continental post card converted to a QSL card for operator bob Whelan (G3PJT), several internal creases at or near the top edge, small bottom corner crease. Call outs include--Jesus Close, Park Parade, Market Hill, Trinity Bridge, Downing College & dozens more. Arms of the University at the lower left front. $2.00 e(c)chm
"Carte philatélique déposée. D. R. G. M. 222 744 / Ottmar Zieher. Munich (Bavière). / Nr. 15." picturing the 19 different definitive stamps of Greece with its heraldic crest, unused intricately embossed carte postale, excellent condition. The stamps shown were all used from 1902 to 1911. $13.00 phg
"Carte philatélique déposée. D. R. G. M. 222744 / Ottmar Zieher. Munich (Bavière). / Nr. 2." picturing the 14 different definitive stamps of Denmark with its heraldic crest, unused intricately embossed Brev-Kort, very light toning at the long front edges, faint small upper corner crease, otherwise fairly fresh. $9.50 phd-d
"Carte philatélique déposée. D. R. G. M. 222744 / Ottmar Zieher. Munich (Bavière). / Nr. 26" picturing the 15 different definitive stamps of Austria with its heraldic crest, unused intricately embossed Correspondenz-Karte with undivided back, trivial corner & edge wear, tiny scrape in upper border lines, otherwise fairly fresh. $13.50 pha
"Carte philatélique déposée. D. R. G. M. 222744 Ottmar Zieher. Munich (Bavière). / Nr. 30." picturing the 11 different definitive stamps of Mexico with its heraldic crest, unused intricately embossed tarjeta postal, small spot of light toning in the back message area, faint small upper corner crease, small bottom corner crease. $12.00 pmh
"Carte philatélique déposée. D. R. G. M. 222744 Ottmar Zieher. Munich (Bavière). / Nr. 31" picturing the 12 different definitive stamps of Serbia with its heraldic crest, unused intricately embossed carte postale with undivided back, light toning on front, a few small spots of dark toning on the back. $13.00 phs
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"Carte philatélique déposée. D. R. G. M. 222 744 / Ottmar Zieher. Munich (Bavière). / Nr. 33." picturing 15 definitive & official stamps of Venezuela with its heraldic crest, unused intricately embossed carte postale with undivided back, just a little toning near the bottom front edge. Shown. $14.00 phv. Similar -- same stamps & border, but only "No. 33" for a caption, unused Estados Unidos de Venezuela Tarjeta Postal with undivided back, a little toning near the bottom front edge, minor wear at one upper corner. $15.00 phv. Both for comparison: $27.50 phv
"Carte philatélique déposée. D. R. G. M. 222744 Ottmar Zieher. Munich (Bavière). / Nr. 38." picturing the 10 different definitive stamps of Brasil with its heraldic crest, unused intricately embossed carte postale with undivided back, toning both sides, trivial corner wear. $12.00 phb
"Carte philatélique déposée. D. R. G. M. 222744 O. Z. M. / Nr. 7." picturing the 13 different definitive stamps of Switzerland with its heraldic crest, unused intricately embossed carte postale, minor wear to the bottom corners, lightly penciled country name hand-printed on front will probably come off with a soft eraser. $12.00 phs
"CHRIST CHURCH / FOUNDED AD 1546" embossed coat of arms, unused postcard. Light strike of the black & white image. $2.75
"CITY OF RIPON / Ripon Cathedral" unused post card, printed & designed in Great Britain. $3.00
"DIOCESE OF RIPON / Ripon Cathedral, Nave East." unused postcard, printed & designed in Great Britain. $3.00
"DORDRECHT, / Avondmaalsgoud i/d. Groote Kerk" showing 4 heraldic gold supper plates, postcard published by va de Weg (No. 888), mailed 1957 in Kentucky, thin vertical scratch in background, trivial edge wear. Shown left. Also, with the same caption, the post card shown on the right (No. 889), showing supper vessels in gold, no scratches, also mailed in Kentucky. Sometimes the church's name is seen as Grote Kerk, or Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe-Kerk. The crest is that of the city. Offered together for $4.50. nh
"EA1CZW" Vigo (Galicia) QSL card illustrating its heraldic crest & URE logo in black, used 1986 by operator Jose Antonio Cardoso, minor wear at 2 corners. $1.75 sh
"ED2ATN" continental Tudela Navarre Spain QSL card with the coat of arms of the municipality in brown on front, used 1990 by operator Goyo, hand-cut at top & bottom edges. $1.50 sh
"EC8ASY" Santa Cruz de Tenerife shortwave (21 MHz) QSL card with 2 different heraldic crests (one on left is for the Canary Islands) in black, used 1989 by operator Miguel A. González Méndez, trivial wear at one corner, otherwise excellent condition. Shown. $1.75 ch. Similar but good corners. $2.00 ch
"Edinburgh Castle: The Esplanade / MACDONALD" with the indicated tartan & heraldic crest serving as the border, color post card, Valentine's Series, unused, light toning on back, noticeable wear at 2 corners. $2.00 sth
"Eidgen:Sängerfest / Zürich / 14 - 18 Juli / 1905" art including a male harpist & the coats-of-arms of the Swiss cantons, deeply & intricately embossed carte postale mailed there 2 days later, 3 corners with tiny creases & a little wear. We are used to seeing the name of that event spelled out as Eidgenössisches Sängerfest (Swiss Federated Singing Festival). But no other postcard for that festival is as colorful as this one, which is why you hardly ever see it offered. 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 smh
"EXETER / FOUNDED AD 1314" embossed coat of arms, unused postcard. $3.50
"FOUNTAINS ABBEY / East End" unused post card, printed & designed in Great Britain. The abbey is Great Britain's largest monastic ruin, founded in 1132. $3.00
"G4OKL" Newport Shropshire QSL card picturing & explaining in detail the coat-of-arms (3 fish) of this market town on front, used 1952 by operator Arthur M. Smith, a lot of wear on the short edges (due to its length being somewhat longer than a regular-size card). Exceptionally interesting. $2.25 e(n)hf
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"GC2FMV" continental Le Bourg Grouville (Jersey, Channel Islands) QSL viewcard picturing Elizabeth Castle on St. Aubin's Bay, used 1948 by operator Eric S. Chapman, States of Jersey Heraldic crest in front design, couple tiny spots of toning on front, tiny bottom corner crease, minor wear at the other corners, 2 small tape remnants on back. $3.75 jh
"GLASGOW / ARMS / RESTAURANT / GLASGOW, DELAWARE" showing its exterior, unused linen post card with minor corner & edge wear. Back lightly toned, but displaying the coat of arms of Glasgow Scotland with permission of the Lord Provost there! Name of Gus Sclavos is also printed on the back. $3.75 dh
"Gruss aus München" with art signed P. O. E. showing a line of 8 girls bearing beer steins, Ottmar Zieher Münchner Kindlkarte Nr. Z1030, unused, light toning both sides, minor edge wear. Such imagery has evolved greatly from the original 13th-century city coat of arms which depicted a male monk in similarly colored robes. $12.00 gbha
"GW3HGJ" Newchurch (near Chepstow, Monmouthshire) QSL card with large red dragon design (interesting history of the heraldry symbol on the back), used 1993 by operator Mike Foster, tiny bottom corner crease. $2.25 wh
"HERTFORD / FOUNDED AD 1874" embossed coat of arms, unused post card. $3.00
"IK1MNJ" San Maurizio (Torino Province) QSL card with heraldic crest of San Moritio on back, used 1992 by operator Enrico Robetto, excellent condition. Slightly taller than a regular-size postcard. $1.75 ih
"Innsbruck" black & white multiview postcard with 4 scenes of that Austrian city, its coat of arms (left) & that of the State of Tirol (right) in color; postcard with deckled edges as issued, mailed there circa 1961, one bottom corner with 2 creases. $1.50 hma
"IS0LMM" continental Lanusei Nuoro Sardinian shortwave (7 Mc/s) QSL postcard with ARI logo & LANUSEI coat of arms, used 1987 by operator Lai Mariano, tiny upper corner crease otherwise attractive. $2.25 sh&. Same except contact on 14 Mc/s in 1989, 2 small corner creases. $2.00 sh
"JOHN HALLE" post card printed in Belgium, unused. $2.50
"KEBLE COLLEGE / Erected by / Public Subscription / 1870 / Oxford" undivided back postcard with embossed shield, unused. $3.50
"Kings College Gateway, Cambridge" embossed coat of arms (small), unused post card, near mint. $4.00
"Les Emblemes / LE CYGNE / (perce d'une fleche) / Embleme de Claude de France / " entirely in black & white, unused postcard, published by Dorange. $3.00
"LINCOLN / FOUNDED AD 1427" embossed coat of arms, unused post card. $3.50
"LOST CHANNEL" in Ontario, black & white souvenir mailing card includes some small islands, multicolor Canadian crest at upper right, mailed Toronto 1904 to Quarryville Pennsylvania (most of receiving mark), cancel ink on front, considerable corner & edge wear, one corner creased twice, slight yellowing of the paper with age. $3.75 o(l)h
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"MERTON / founded AD 1284" embossed coat of arms, unused post card. $3.00
"Nünberg. Bürg vom Spittlertor." including 2 heraldic crests, postcard from Tuck Nürnberg IV series (no. 662 B), postcard mailed there 1 DEZ 09 to Massachusetts (pair of 5-pgf stamps neatly cancelled), 2 faint corner creases with nearby wear on front. Very attractive nonetheless--would make a gorgeous T-shirt. $5.00 bht
"OH1LHS" Korpo / Korppoo Island Finalnd QSL card with the island's coat of arms & logo of SRAL, used 1996 by operator Rainer 'Rai' Skog, label of FNARS (the Finnish Navy Amateur Radio Society on back. Nice! $3.00 fm(f)h
"OXFORD UNIVERSITY / ARMS OF THE COLLEGES OF OXFORD" post card showing 22 coats of arms, unused & fresh. $3.75
"OXFORD" embossed coat of arms, showing a street scene with carriages, postcard mailed there 1907 to North Duxbury Massachusetts (DPO, receiving mark lightly struck). $3.50
"OXFORD" embossed coat of arms, unused post card. $3.50
"Philatelle-Ansichtskarte. Gesetzl. geschützt. D. R. G. M. 222744. Ottmar Zieher, München / No. 10" picturing the 14 different definitive stamps of Germany & its heraldic crest, unused intricately embossed Postkarte, small spot of light toning on back, otherwise fairly fresh. $14.00 pgh
"Philatelle-Ansichtskarte. Gesetzl. geschützt. D. R. G. M. 222744. Ottmar Zieher, München / Nr. 14" picturing the 13 different definitive stamps of German Southwest Africa & the heraldic crest of Germany, unused intricately embossed Postkarte, pencil writing on front identifies country in English & will probably erase well (with your permission we will do it for you with a very soft eraser), light toning on front. The number 14 is very hard to read. $12.00 pgh
"Philatelle-Ansichtskarte. Gesetzl. geschützt. D. R. G. M. 222744. Ottmar Zieher, München / Nr. 16" picturing the 19 different definitive stamps of Hungary with its heraldic crest held by 2 angels, unused intricately embossed Levelezö-lap, small spot of light toning in the back message area, minor wear at the top edge. $13.00 phha-h
"Philatelle-Ansichtskarte. Gesetzl. geschützt. D. R. G. M. 222744. Ottmar Zieher, München / Nr. 17" circa-1901 postcard picturing the 11 different definitive stamps of German East Africa (Deutsch-Ostafrika) & the heraldic crest of Germany, unused intricately embossed Postkarte, minor toning at the bottom of the front message area, trivial corner & edge wear. This colony evolved into the mainland part of what is now Tanzania. $7.00 ptgh
"PZ1AR" Paramaribo shortwave (28.501 MC) QSL card decorated with the Suriname coat of arms in blue, used 1989 by operator Willy Rach, excellent condition. $2.00 sh
"Residenz Schloss / Gruss aus Weimar." embossed coat of arms, post card mailed 1904 to New York, small tear that is inconspicuous. $3.25
"ROYAL ENGINEERS, BALLOON SECTION, / PREPARING FOR AN ASCENT WITH / BALLOON 10,000 FEET CAPACITY / Copyright" their crest below the caption; unused postcard from the Star Series of G. D. & D. London, minor wear & corner rounding, spotty toning on back mostly near the top edge. $5.00 bm(g)h NEW / NEU / NOU
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"SPOKE TIGHTNER" Waterlooville England POMA QSL card with large heraldic crest, number stamped on back, fresh appearance. $2.00 eh
"STAR RIDER / (Terry)" Saint Leonards-on-Sea England POMA QSL card with large heraldic crest, unused, fresh appearance. $2.00 eh
"THE ARMS OF THE SEE OF CANTERBURY" of the Anglican Church, post card with undivided back, unused, faint album marks on back, edge wear. $3.50 (ha)
"THE CATHEDRAL FROM SOUTH EAST" embossed coat of arms, Tuck number 894, postcard mailed 1901 to Chicago, corner wear & rounding, one corner badly creased. $3.25
"THE Flags of the World / THEIR / History Blazonry / AND / Associations" hardbound book by F. Edward Hulme, includes 26 indexed color plates, 152 pages plus 26 color plates (both well indexed), patterned endpapers, just a little wear at top & bottom of spine. Published in the 1890's--no one is quite sure when, but everyone cites it when doing research. Hard to find. Just a look at the cover--blue cloth front board with indented, dark-red emblem & gilt lettering--and you would want it on your shelves. $34.00 fh
"THE SEE OF CHESTER" embossed coat of arms, post card printed in Saxony, gorgeous & unused. $3.75
"The V. S. M. Series" picturing the 16 different Victorian definitive stamps of New South Wales & its heraldic crest, unused intricately embossed post card, a little toning near one back corner, otherwise fairly fresh. Two tiny dots in the upper front margin are printer's guides. $14.00 pnh
"The V. S. M. Series" picturing the 16 different Victorian definitive stamps of South Australia & its heraldic crest, unused intricately embossed postcard, trivial wear at 2 corners, very light toning & the lightly pencilled word 'Australia' (will probably come off with a soft eraser) in the front message area, fairly fresh. $13.00 psh-s
"The V. S. M. Series" picturing the 17 different Victorian definitive stamps of Western Australia & its heraldic crest, unused intricately embossed postcard, one corner knocked off (not by us but we have it & will ship), noticeable water stain at the bottom of the front message area. $8.00 phw*
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Uncaptioned post card bearing coats of arms of 20 English colleges of Oxford--Clare, Selwyn, Trinity, St. John's, etc.--attractive, unused, light toning on back. $3.50
"Universities of / Great Britain & Ireland & the Colonies" postcard with 26 coats of arms, very attractive despite tape at corners. $2.25
"WALLIS 1813 GRAUBUNDEN 1803 THURGAU 1803 TESSIN 1803 WAADT 1803 GENF 1815 / ..." post card displaying the heraldic crests of all the Swiss cantons using the old names (e.g., Wallis for Valais), Editions G. Gaeger No. 402, mailed to the United States but stamp removed. small corner crease, soft corners, exceptionally colorful, pertinent message. $6.00 hs
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"Wappen der Stadt Bentschen / ... / Königreich Preussen Provinz Posen" with heraldic crest including a swan, Postkarte mailed 1906, album impressions at 2 corners, noticeable corner & edge wear, lightly toned front. 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 phb
"With Love / and Kindly / Greetings / From the / Dear Homeland" showing handshake under crest, postcard mailed 1909 from Portobello to Ohio, scalloped edges as issued, light toning on back, toned front. $1.00
"YU3NIL" Slovenska Bistrica Slovenia QSL viewcard with a drawing of the castle there in silver & the coat of arms of the town in red, used 1985 by operator Hinko Javernik, one upper corner with multiple small creases. $2.50 sh
"ZF2AH" shortwave QSL card used 1993 by operator Joe Hypnarowski of San Diego California, crest of the Cayman Islands on front, good edges. $2.00 ch
"ZNAKY ZEMI KORUNY CESKE / CECHY" post card with 7 Czech coats of arms, much edge wear & thinning not affecting the heraldry, mailed in the United States, as is. $2.00
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