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HUNTING POST CARDS
& TRAPPING POSTCARDS
CHASSE / JAGD / CAÇA / LOV / HONBA / CAZA / JAGT
GEJAAG / CAZANDO / VADÁSZAT / VEIÐI / CACCIA
CAZAR / JAKTEN / POLOWANIE / YN HELA
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"103 BEDFORD ST. / ... / SPECIALTIES / Imported ENGLISH STYLES / Athletic Shoes, Police
Shoes, / Bicycle and League Ball Shoes, / English Black and Russet Grain / Riding Boots &
Hunting Shoes... / UNITED RUBBER COMPANY" advertising printed in red on government
postal card mailed 1890 from Boston (clear machine cancel with 4 in killer bars) to
Newport Rhode Island, paper browned evenly with age, good edges. Exceptionally interesting
& detailed. $15.00 mabfh
"108 'Twixt Love and Duty" art showing a gentleman leaving his lover to go off horseback on a hunt, minor wear to one corner, message penciled on back. $3.00 hl
"11135 'Watching the run'. Bellioor Tor. Dartmoor." showing a crowd watching the hunt from a high vantage point, including their horses & buggies & bicycles; unused postcard, minor corner wear & rounding. The number in the caption is in gray, hard to notice at first because of its positioning in the sky. Sold but front side still available for artistic study & reference as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 he(b)
"16. LION HUNT ON ATHI PLAINS--Lions / abound in great numbers in the Athi district, and / carefully organized hunts..." color post card showing Roosevelt & dead lion & many natives with spears in Kenya. unused, corner & edge wear, brownish paper. $5.00 rhk& NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
1947 real photo post card showing at least 13 slain Chinese pheasants in an arc on the snow. Oakes North Dakota is the specified location. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 nhb
"20. KERMIT ROOSEVELT'S NARROW ESCAPE. / The cheetahs are just as dangerous, if not more so, / than lions and are very hard to kill..." showing the hunter with 2 dead cheetahs at his feet, postcard mailed 1910, corner crease, edge wear. $4.00 rha
"21. CURING THE SKINS. Preparing the speci- / mens secured for shipment to the United States and / curing the skins..." color postcard showing natives doing the work on the Roosevelt African hunting expedition, lightly toned back, corner & edge wear. $4.50 rh& NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
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"19 Equipage de Bonnelles / Les Chasseurs attendent le signal du départ" showing hunters gathered for the start of the hunt; black & white postcard carte postale with green back, faint small corner crease, small spots of very light toning in the sky. Writing on back is from a series of interesting explanatory & illuminating messages in English. Rare: when we searched the Internet there were no other offers, no recorded sales & no exhibits of it. $20.00 hf(b) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"25 Equipage de Bonnelles - Dépeçage du Cerf avant la Curée" showing a hunting party at the summer home of the President of France, butchering a deer before the dogs get the rest, including a fancy horse-drawn wagon prominently at the left; black & white postcard carte postale with green back, faint small corner crease, small spots of very light toning in the sky. Writing on back from a series of messages which explained the scene to us. $20.00 hhf(b)
"3033 / The Morning of the Hunt" real photo postcard showing several mounted people and a large group of hunting dogs, embossed border, from Davidson Bros., printed in England. $6.00 hd ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY
"3058. A. C. [caption in Cyrillic...]" black & white postcard showing a group of Russian fox hunters with their dogs & their catch waiting a countryside stop for a train, mailed 1917 with 5 kopek stamp, message & addressing in Cyrillic, paper browning with age, mild corner & edge wear, lightly toned front. $7.00 hr
"3 AMBOISE (I.-et-L.) - Le Château (mon. histo.) - La Chapelle St. Hubert / Haut-Relief représentant la chasse de St.-Hubert (Légende de St.-Christophe et de St.-Antoine) R. D." post card showing an elaborate carving of a hunting scene, black & white from R. Dorange, unused, good edges. $3.75 fhc(s)
"3. ENTERING MOMBASA HARBOR" showing 4 men--Roosevelt, Selous (famous African hunter), Mearns (Smithsonian representative in charge of all taxidermy work on the expedition) & Kermit Roosevelt; postcard mailed 1913, stamp damaged, considerable corner & edge wear, light cancel ink on front, tiny scrape on front, as is. $4.50 rthk**
"5. SELECTING HEAD PORTERS. The success / and comfort of any African hunting-expedition de / pends largely on the work done by the porters..." post card showing Roosevelt (depot in the background) personally selecting these men. browning paper shows age, minor corner wear & rounding. $5.00 rha
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"5002/6 ILL. POST CARD CO. N.Y." cartoon art depicts a hunter using his rifle as a club against an oncoming wild beast, undivided back postcard in color, mailed 1906 to Shelter Island Heights New York (same-day delivery), corner crease, noticeable cancel ink in sky. $8.00 h
"60 / Fowling Scene, from the wall of a tomb at Thebes. / About B.C. 1550 [No. 37,977.] / British Museum. Printed at the Oxford University Press." sepia-tone postcard with undivided back, unused. $1.50 ha(e) ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY
"8 - Flagrant délit de Braconnage // Nulle équivoque ! pris en fraude / Le délit est certain, flagrant, // C'est le rapport de la maraude, - / Tel qui croit attraper se prend !" showing French game wardens seizing a rabbit from poachers; unused carte postale with 4-line poem referring to the flagrant violation, back & front caption areas toned. Unusual subject matter. $8.50 hppl
"A duck blind." with 2 duck & 1 goose decoys nearby in the water, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard, mailed1962 from Rose City Michigan, 2 small corner bends, a hint of ink in the right front margin. $1.25 h
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"A GOOD RUN." real photo post card on bromide paper, mailed OCT 22 1907 by Rob Dix in Gap Pennsylvania to his mother in New Jersey, 1/4" tear just under stamp closes well, some cancel ink in the wide front borders. $3.75 hg
"A Good Sized Monster-- Alligator Hunting on the Bayano River, Panama" good color, circa 1915, unused, small spots of toning on back, one corner badly creased. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg (192,889 bytes) format. $1.50 pah
"Ariving(sic) for Hunt meet at Essex, / in old reliable model T Ford. / Ptg. Glen McNutt ..." near the Cafe de la Paix; signed art on a home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard, mailed 1959 from Amherst Massachusetts, tiny bottom corner crease, otherwise fairly fresh. $2.25 ha(m) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"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
"Buschmann-Jäger, S.W.A. / Namibia" showing 2 male hunters in loincloths, armed with bows & arrows; unused continental post card. $2.50 sha
"C-34 ASSEMBLING FOR THE DRAG-HUNT MEET. CAMDEN, S. C. / Photo by E. T. Start E-5638" linen from the Ashville Post Card Company, late usage at Folly Beach South Carolina, minor corner wear, a little cancel ink & toning on the front. $2.75 hs(c) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"Carter Hall / Millwood, Va." showing a mounted hunting party with dogs, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1964 from Johnsonburg Pennsylvania. $2.00 vh
"Cincinnati Kid / and / Red Builder" showing 2 traditional duck waterfowl hunters in a blind regarding another hunter poised with an antiaircraft gun, unused QSL card with commissioned Runnin' Bare style art, good edges. $1.75 h
Clear Sep 4 1908 Bickleton hand cancel ties 1-c Franklin franking postcard to Glenwood, complete Roosevelt Doane 1 transit mark is a bit lighter, browning paper, view side with art depicting a bear chasing a hunter with caption "I am / ahead / of / the / game / so / far", corner creases miss everything important on either side. This Roosevelt post office is in Klickitat County, where it opened in 1906. $6.00 w-bh
"Copyrighted Photograph, 1909 by Wm. H. Mortin" exaggeration real photo showing two hunters carrying giant rabbit through the snow, slung on a pole between them; published by North American Post Card Co., mailed 1909 at Doniphan Nebraska, trivial corner rounding, light toning on back from album contract. $9.50 ehap
"DUNKERQUE (Nord) - Place Jean-Bart / (cote ouest) et Beffroi" with a few autos near the French corner store 'Chasse / VÊTEMENTS IMPECCABLE' (fine hunting clothes); hand-colored carte postale mailed 1954 in Belgium, deckled edges as issued, slight curl to the paper, faint internal crease at the top center is about 7 /8" long, a little wear to one bottom corner. $2.25 f(d)h
"East Providence, R. I. Ten Mile River and Boat House. / View from Agawam Hunt Club." circa 1910 postcard, light cancel ink on front mostly in sky, 2 corner creases, 3 corners noticeably worn, album impressions at the corners. 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 rhs(p)
"Easy, Boy!" hunter with over-under shotgun pauses with his dog nearby, unused chrome postcard in vertical format from a color photo by Ozzie Sweet, fairly fresh with good edges. $1.50 hp
"Edition G. M. L. MADAGASCAR. - Retour de la Chasse au Sanglier" showing 5 young men returning from a wild boar hunt with their catch on a pole, sepia-tone post card mailed 1908 from Tamatave Madagascar to France (but stamp removed by an idiot), small corner crease, faint corner crease. ON OFFER mh
"EIGHT SETS OF DEATH-LOCKED DEER HEADS, ALBERT'S BUCKHORN SALOON, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS." unused white-border era postcard, corner crease, light but extensive stain along right front edge with many tiny pock marks on the back side (some kind of chemical reaction with the paper?, deer mostly unaffected). An unforgettable image that would command the attention of any serious hunter. $5.00 tah
"Es ne vigy minket / a kisértetbe." Hungarian art on an undivided back postcard showing two deer hunters in a forest, one with a kill; mailed 1900 , light toning on front, corner crease, album impressions at the corners. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 hh
"Falconry in / Saudi Arabia" with unattributed art depicting 3 hunters on horseback with one hooded bird; home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1962 at Morrow Georgia, long upper corner crease through sky, the left front edge was cut in slightly at the top. SOLD shhb
"Fox huntin(sic) in Southern California / Palm Springs West Hill Club / gather for a hunt" with art showing hunters on horseback with a pack of dogs in the foreground, home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1957 at Hunt New York. $3.00 hc(p)
"FOX HUNT / This scene is typical of many such colorful events / held from the Piedmont section of Virginia and as / far south as Carolina and Georgia..." showing several hunters on horseback with dogs nearby, unused Plastichrome® post card, small bottom corner crease. $1.00 h
"From 'Old Times'" with huntsmen on horseback & an old auto with Cafe De La Paix advertising over it, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard with signed art, mailed 1962 at Anchorville Michigan, small corner crease not into image. $1.75 h
"Going to the Aiken Drag Hunt, Aiken, S. C. / Photo by Quattlebaum" showing several hunters on horse-back, accompanied by dogs; linen post card mailed there 1955, noticeable wear to one upper corner. $2.50 hs
"GREETINGS FROM / A188 / AINSWORTH, NEBR." hunter amidst spectacular yellow autumn foliage, unused generic chrome postcard in vertical format. $2.50 hn. Generic postcards explained.
"Greetings From Charlton, Iowa" generic Tichnor chrome post card showing a hunter near a pheasant, unused, colorful & fresh. $1.25 ih.
"Greeting from MAINE / The Pine Tree State / VACATIONLAND" showing a hunter aiming at a nearby ring-neck pheasant taking flight from a pumpkin field, unused Plastichrome® postcard, trivial wear at one corner. $1.50 hm(u)
"Halberstadt Das große Weinfaß im Jagdschloß Spiegelsberge" showing a large wine barrel by a German hunting lodge; circa-1918 Postkarte from R. Lederbogen (Nr. 148), interesting details printed on the back, very late usage at Wheaton Kansas, bottom corner crease tangential to the image. $4.25 gha
"Haldon Harriers. Torquay. / Cockington Forge" showing a hunting party with dogs in Torbay, Devonshire; unused postcard, back toned from album contact. Lively scene. $9.00 he(t)
"Hardly the time or place but it was the ONLY / BUCK I saw all season,--and this behind camp. / Color Photo by Richard C. Miller" hunter seated in outhouse reaches for the rifle he left outside when a buck walks by in the snow, unused chrome postcard, very light toning on back, good edges. $2.00 ohp NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"Hello / From / JEAN'S TRADING POST / Lake Mohave / Ranchos, Ariz. / GREAT HUNTING...HAD SEVERAL SHOTS ALREADY" comic post card with signed Tex Lowell art shows reclining hunter having another drink as various types of wildlife pass nearby, unused, fresh except for 3 tiny spots of toning on back. A modern classic. $3.75 aa(l)a(l)ch*
"Iroquois Indian Exhibit--Seneca Hunter Group--Scene, Canandaigua Lake. / State Museum, Education Building, Albany, N. Y." color postcard, circa 1918, no postcard back. $2.00 nih. Same but with postcard back, published by C. W. Hughes & Company, slight yellowing of the paper with age on back. $2.00 inh
"KODIAK AND POLAR BEAR / Taken by W. M. Hollinger and son, Franklin, / at Point Barrow, Alaska. .../ ... on exhibit at Blue Mountain Restaurant and / Hotel, Harrisburg, Pa. ..." with 2 ladies in Playboy-style outfits in front of the hunting trophies (world record class), unused chrome postcard. $3.00 pbhg
"KPM-3686" QSL card with fox hunter design (mentions $5.00 per animal bounty), used by operators Dave & Sally Haworth. $2.00 m(w)h*
Lot of 3 uncaptioned well done home-made postcards depicting hunting scenes, using magazine illustrations, one mailed 1954 the others 1966, minor corner & edge wear. All 3 for $3.75 h
"'Lunch Time' / The Dartmoor Otter Hounds" unused postcard, mild corner wear & rounding. Unusual subject matter. 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 hed
"MI-9 Making Ready for the Hunt / On a Mississippi Estate Melrose Hunting Scene from Pilgrimage Balls, Natchez, Miss. 0B-H1334" circa 1940, unused Curteich linen postcard, tiny corner crease nowhere near the image. $3.00 hm(n) ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY
"Mirror Lake, Yosemite" including a hunter attempting to shoot a swimming buck from a canoe, circa 1872 engraving by S. V. Hunt with art by Harry Fenn, approximately 7-7/8"x5", light moisture staining on back shows through to part of the front sky, good edges. $4.50 ya(f)h
"Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife / OUTDOOR SKILLS COURSE" unused circa 1992 business reply card for those interested in attending or teaching hunting or trapping courses, fairly fresh. Columbus address. $1.00 o(c)h
"ON A STRONG SCENT" with unsigned art showing fox hunting dogs cutting across the path of an oncoming automobile on a country path, postcard with divided back & small bottom corner crease, addressed in pencil on the back but not sent, couple small spots of light toning on back. Shown. Seen elsewhere as high as $13.95, but we need only $4.25. ah. The undivided back version, mailed circa 1908, toned back, corner & edge wear, internal crease. $3.75 ah
"PARTRIDGE SHOOTING 5628" art with 3 dogs in the foreground, and buggies in the distance, color postcard mailed 1909, noticeable water stain in sky, minor corner & edge wear. $2.75 hb
"Perfect Chance!" 8-point buck in foreground runs from the detected hunter, autumn scene photographed by Ozzie Sweet. Two examples, one with "MAINE 'Vacationland' added to the back, one with faint small corner crease. Both for $3.50. hp
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"Special December Offer! // Fur-Fish-Game" offering subscription discounts to the Columbus Ohio publication, postal card mailed there 1960 to Pearl Mathers in Niotaze Kansas, little wear on left front edge, tiny spot of cancel ink on front misses everything. $2.00 hfso
"Support Your Right to Arm Bears" unused square anti-NRA (National Rifle Association) sticker that is sure to raise some comments when displayed. $2.50 hb
"The Dartmoor Foxhounds at Wrangaton near Joines." unused post card, lightly toned both sides from album contact (especially at the corners), tiny ding to one edge. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 he(w)d*
"THE DEATH" showing hunting dogs finishing off their prey, as mounted hunters watch; sepia-tone real photograph on bromide paper, embossing for frame, printed in England, mailed 1907 in the US, paper browning lightly & evenly with age, fingerprint smudge under address. $7.50 h ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY
"The Hunter / KLN 4313" with drawing depicting a hunter & a deer, CB QSL card used by Clayton & Virginia Howe, fresh appearance with good edges. $2.00 mh
"WA8LFW" Buckeye West Virginia QSL post card with deer hunting art, mailed 1966 by operator Fred C. Morrison, partial cancel on front, light toning on front, trivial corner wear. $1.50 wh%!
"Was hunting and taken Nov 11-1917 / at Two Rivers, Walla Walla County / Wash." sepia-tone Azo real photo (triangles point up) post card with caption taken from writing on the back, showing a group of 11 hunters with their weapons & their catch waiting for the train there. Sign at the back confirms 'TWO RIVERS'--which was all there was to the depot at that time! Obviously unique, trivial edge wear, unimportant back toning. $26.00 hw PRICE REDUCED RECENTLY
"ZL2GG" Palmerston North New Zealand shortwave (21 MHZ) QSL card used 1991 by operator Wallace T. Smith (formerly ZL3CY, ZL3BB & ZL4BB) who pictured with his equipment on back, attractive fox hunting art on front, small upper corner bend, otherwise fresh. $3.25 nh
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