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ILLINOIS POSTCARDS, POSTAL CARDS & POST CARDS
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ILLINOIS POSTCARDS, POSTAL CARDS & POST CARDS
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PARK FOREST (COOK COUNTY). "COMMUTERS, PARK FOREST, ILLINOIS, 1954 / PHOTOGRAPH BY DAN WEINER" showing many well dressed people leaving the platform, unused black-and-white continental postcard, copyrighted, bend along one long edge, mild edge wear to a short edge, as is. $0.50 i

PARK RIDGE / BRICKTON / PARKRIDGE (COOK COUNTY). "K9JIQ" shortwave QSL card used 1969 by operator Harry M. Hansen, no postcard back, good edges. $2.00 i

Illinois_Paxton_OurGayDon-100.jpg (261105 bytes)PAXTON / PRAIRIE CITY / PROSPECT CITY (FORD COUNTY). "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

Illinois_Peoria_13505Squirrel-100.jpg (258482 bytes)PEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "13505 Squirrel House, Glen Oak Park, Peoria, Ill." including several people near it, post card published by F. M. Kirby & Company, mailed at Wyoming Illinois September 22 1909 by Mrs. Barnes, corner crease just nicks image, minor edge wear, even yellowing of paper on back due to age. The number starting the caption is very small. $7.00 i

PEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "13513 Elk Family, Glen Oak Park, Peoria, Ill." close to the fence separating them from spectators, color post card from F. M. Kirby Company, corner & edge wear, light toning on back, mailed circa 1909. $5.00 ia

PEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "ALLIANCE LIFE BUILDING / FROM / COURT HOUSE SQUARE, / PEORIA, ILL.--40" seen through the stately elms nearby, colorful linen postcard from E. C. Kropp, light even browning of back paper with age. tiny corner crease. $2.25 i

Illinois_011_small.jpg Illinois postcard available from Judnick.comPEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "'DONMEYER MEMORIAL TEMPLE' / ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR, / NORTH MADISON AT JACKSON STREET, / PEORIA, ILLINOIS" unused linen post card, small light smudge in the back message area, otherwise fairly fresh. Home of Queen Christina Court No. 4, Order of the Amarath, Otho Temple No. 36 Daughters of the Nile & more. $2.75 i(p)f(o)

PEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "Fountain at Glen Oak Park, Peoria, Ill." including a nearby fence, black-and-white post card from undisclosed publisher, unused, 2 small corner creases, minor corner & edge wear, light album marks on back. Circa 1907-1908. $6.00 i

Illinois_Peoria_HiramWalker-100.jpg (353247 bytes)PEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "HIRAM WALKER DISTILLERY, LARGEST IN THE WORLD, PEORIA, ILL.--22" a riverside exterior view on unused linen postcard, light even browning of back paper, tiny corner bend. 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 ias

Illinois_Peoria_K9EAB-200_small.JPG from Judnick.comPEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "K9EAB" photographic QSL card picturing its famous operator Cliff Corne in an iron lung! Cliff was known for the many awards he garnered (several showing in the view), becoming the first person to work all 3077 USA counties in 1965. He also sold MRC cards to many. Slight curl to the paper, and a few stress marks of no consequence. 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(p)gi(h)

Illinois_Peoria_PhoneMain-200_small.jpg Illinois business cards available from LotsOfCards.comPEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "PHONE MAIN 203  213-215 FRANKLIN STREET // Drive Yourself / Co. // RENT A FORD AND DRIVE IT YOURSELF // SPECIAL RATES FOR FIRMS, SALESMEN, / DOCTORS AND HUNTING TRIPS // Peoria, Illinois" illustrated business card quoting detailed rates for sedans and coupes, mileage charges, minimum rental, insurance charges, etc. This company was advertised briefly (3 times) 1925 to 1926 in the Winnipeg Manitoba Free Press, but we have never seen anything else that hinted they had tried to make it in the US. Truly a rare piece of rental automotive history that is destined for a museum. $40.00 $30.00 ima SALE PRICE: SAVE $10.00 (25% OFF) imaa

Illinois_004_small.jpg Illinois post cards available from Judnick.comPEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "POST OFFICE AND COURT HOUSE, PEORIA, ILL.--10" corner view with autos parked nearby, unused linen postcard from Hartman News Agency, mild browning of paper on back, 3 corner creases (2 small, 1 tiny). $1.75 ipc. A better unused example, minor edge wear, a couple small light spots of toning on back. Shown $2.25 ipc

PEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "St. Francis Hospital and Chapel, Peoria, Ill." color post card from an unidentified publisher, numbered 5040 in back corner, browning paper on back, mailed there 1913, long internal crease, mild edge wear. $4.00 i

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Ship_RoyalRouteCompany_DavidSwain_small.jpg (3953 bytes)PEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "... Steamer David Swain, Peoria, Ill." fresh color, postcard mailed there 1909, stamp removed, 2 indentations at bottom due to rubber band, small corner crease. Ship was registered in 1906 to Royal Route company. $4.75 s(r)s(r)i*

Medicine_SutliffAlkohola-200_small.jpg Illinois postal card available from LotsOfCards.comPEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "SUTLIFF & CASE CO. / WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS AND PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTS PEORIA, ILLINOIS / ALKOHOLA / AN IDEAL RUBBING ALCOHOL" including compositional details, ad on government postal card mailed 1922 at Bryant Illinois, minor edge wear. Salesman's handstamp in violet reads Al Gillig. $2.75 mgi(p)!

Medical_SutliffNasalone-200_small.jpg Illinois postal cards available from Judnick.comPEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "SUTLIFF & CASE CO. / WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS AND PHARMACEUTICAL CHEMISTS PEORIA, ILLINOIS / NASALONE" ad for product treating rhinitis and nasal catarrh, ad on government postal card mailed 1927. $3.00 mi!

PEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "THE BIG WHITE STORE / Schipper & Block Furniture & Carpets" white horse-drawn delivery wagon before their Warehouse No. 2, uncaptioned (so we used the wagon signage) sepia-tone real photo postcard, mailed at Peoria APR 6 1909 to Amos Morgan in Monroe Indiana by his cousin (who is in the image), good focus, slight oxidation consistent with age. This firm prospered rapidly & established another store in Pekin Illinois. Their Big White Store became today's Chase Bank Building. Possibly one-of-a-kind: no caption, no photographer credit, no publisher information. $40.00 i(p)hf

Tinted063_small.jpg Illinois postcard available from Judnick.comPEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "U. S. Weather Bureau, Peoria, Ill." handcolored (and, hence, unique) post card, printed in Germany circa 1910, published by E. A. Strause & Co. Neatly pencilled message on back: 'Do you still have the post card craze. Frances & I have almost 2000.' Moved in 1959, and renamed since at least 2 times. $5.00 mphi

PEORIA (PEORIA COUNTY). "W9TFD" QSL card mailed 1935 by operator L. R. Clark, a locomotive engineer; paper toned & browned with age both sides, 3 long creases, as is. $1.25 i

Racing_WaterCarnival-200_small.jpg Illinois post cards available from LotsOfPhotos.comPEORIA LAKE (PEORIA COUNTY). "Water Carnival, PEORIA ILL. JULY 1910. // J. W. Post / Peoria / Ill." showing the George F. Baker Jr.'s speedboat Vim with 2 men aboard, annotation in sky reads '26 miles per Hour'; real photo postcard mailed JUL 11 1910 at Peoria, oxidation consistent with age, 3 corners with small faint creases. This boat won the Columbia Yacht Club Races on the Hudson River at least two times, in 1909 and 1910. Seldom seen & even less seldom offered. $95.00 $85.00 i(p)s(l)rp(p) SALE PRICE: SAVE $10.00 (10½% OFF)

PEOTONE (WILL COUNTY). "W9JRL" QSL viewcard showing the Allied Store in monochromatic blue as background to the red lettering, small Allied Radio Corporation ad on back, used 1969 by operator Kenneth L. Storch (who was trying to raise funds for a lobbying effort to represent hams in the nation's capital). Interesting. $3.75 ir

Illinois_PereMarquetteState_The-200_small.jpg Illinois postcards available from Judnick.comPERE MARQUETTE STATE PARK (JERSEY COUNTY). "The Lodge, Pere Marquette State Park, Grafton, Illinois / Near Alton and Jerseyville  2B-H784" linen post card mailed 1950 at Altonville, but it is an earlier view (circa 1942) when under the management of Stanley R. Gill; traces of cancel ink on front, soft corners. $2.00 i(p)g

PETERSBURG (MENARD COUNTY). "THE GRAVE OF ANN RUTLEDGE, PETERSBURG, ILL. / INSCRIPTION -- A POEM BY EDGAR LEE MASTERS / ..." unused postcard No. 43 from the Historic Lincoln Series, minor corner wear. For a brief time, before her untimely death, she was engaged to Lincoln. $1.75 ci(p)pl NEW / NUEVO / NOWY

PITTSFIELD (PIKE COUNTY). Wanted to buy--postcards and postal cards from there, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!

PLEASANT PLAINS / PLEASANT PLAIN (SANGAMON COUNTY). Black-and-white QSL card mailed 1991 by operator Al Swettman Jr., 3 stamps, tiny US postal routing marks on front do not detract. $2.00 i

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PLYMOUTH (HANCOCK COUNTY). "W9BJH" shortwave (3.9 MCS) QSL postcard with exceptionally attractive design--lady's silhouette formed from name & call sign; lengthy message from operator Orma A. Donkle in 1969, tiny corner crease. $2.25 is

POCAHONTAS (BOND COUNTY). Wanted to buy--postcards from there & the nearby areas, especially those showing filling stations & the Big Shoal Amusement Park. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros, postpaid to Columbus Ohio. *c

PONTIAC (LIVINGSTON COUNTY). "Main Entrance to the Reformatory, Pontiac, Ill." color litho-chrome post card from the Western News Company, mailed 1908 (minor stamp damage), mild corner & edge wear. slight yellowing of paper on back with age. $6.00 i

PONTIAC (LIVINGSTON COUNTY). "VERMILLION RIVER, CHAUTAUQUA GROUNDS / Pontiac, Ill." including the bridge & some nearby benches, color postcard mailed there circa 1908, small corner bends & wear, dark curved mark in sky, some extraneous writing on back, yellowing paper with age. $4.75 i

PORT BYRON (ROCK ISLAND COUNTY). "River Town, Port Byron, Ill. / on the Missisipi(sic)" home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed there 1956, art attributed to magazine but not artist. $2.00 i


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PRAIRIE DU ROCHER (RANDOLPH COUNTY). "New Year a la Francaise, / La Guiaunneé celebrants in / Prairie du Rocher" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed there 1956 (clear duplex hand cancel with violet 2-line auxiliary marking of the postmaster there well struck on the back). Celebrants' costumes include Aunt Jemima & cowboy, accompanied by traditional leader dressed in corn husks & his fiddler. This custom dates to Druid times in Europe (when  poor singers begged for food), and has been celebrated locally since 1699. Nice! $7.50 inb-i

PRINCETON (BUREAU COUNTY). "Ericson's Res. & Green Houses  Princeton Ill." unused sepia-tone Azo real photo post card (triangles up), glossy finish, good focus & composition. $7.50 ig

images/Illinois_Princetone_LogCabin-200_small.JPGPRINCETON (BUREAU COUNTY). "Log Cabin of John H. Bryant, 1833, Princeton, Ills." unused litho-chrome postcard published by C. J. Dunbar & Company, tiny spot on back near stamp box, faint album marks at corners, good edges, light yellowing of back paper due to age. In 1854 this man invited Abraham Lincoln & Owen Lovejoy to speak at an anti-slave rally at what is now known as Bryant Woods to commemorate the event. Seldom seen. $20.00 $18.00 iblgh**** SALE PRICE: SAVE $2.00 (10% OFF)

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PRINCETON (BUREAU COUNTY). "Maj. Paddocks Res.  Princeton Ill." sepia-tone real photo post card (triangles up) showing its exterior, well composed with good contrast, unused. $7.50 ig
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PRINCEVILLE (PEORIA COUNTY). "Lovers Lane / in / Princeville / Ill." showing two couples embracing, color postcard mailed there 1911, minor edge wear, 4 spots of album remnants on the back. $3.25 il

PROVISO (COOK COUNTY). Wanted to buy--post cards & postal cards from there, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!

PUTNAM (PUTNAM COUNTY). Wanted to buy--postcards from there, please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

QUINCY (ADAMS COUNTY). "Entrance, South Park--Quincy, Ill." with Curtis Creek in the foreground & a rustic stairway up a hill towards a small structure; unused black & white post card with undivided back, mild corner & edge wear, back toned unevenly, light toning to the front is not as noticeable, publisher not disclosed. $4.00 i(q)

Better_055small.jpg Illinois post card available from LotsOfCards.comQUINCY (ADAMS COUNTY). "Moonlight on the Mississippi, Quincy, Ill." divided back litho-chrome postcard made in Germany, mailed 1907 (good John Smith stamp) from Quincy to Miss Leona Ferguson in Newark Ohio, 1/2-inch tear from the left edge that is also worn. $1.00 i(q)m

QUINCY (ADAMS COUNTY). "NEW QUINCY SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL / STUDENT LOUNGE AND AUDITORIUM" unused chrome postcard, trivial corner wear. $1.00 i(q)

Illinois_QuiverLake_ViewOf-200_small.jpg Illinois postcard available from Judnick.comQUIVER LAKE (MASON COUNTY). "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

ROBINSON (CRAWFORD COUNTY). "Do you know these two men? They were taken the twentieth of November. Your niece, Elva" uncaptioned (so we use writing from the back) sepia-tone real photo postcard mailed JAN 23 1911 to 'All Pogne, Fletcher Ohio' (a small village with more precise addressing unnecessary). $10.00 i(r)h

Easter_BackbeesELilies-200_small.jpg Illinois postcard available from Judnick.comROCKFORD / THE FOREST CITY (WINNEBAGO COUNTY). "COPYRIGHT 1909, BY H. W. BUCKBEE  Buckbee's Easter Lilies.  H. W. BUCKBEE, ROCKFORD, ILL. ..." showing many lilies growing in one of his greenhouses, monochromatic green advertising with a form on back acknowledging an order & indicating the date of shipment, bottom corners creased, short tear closes so well it can only be detected from the back. Hard to find! $10.00 efgi

ROCKFORD / THE FOREST CITY (WINNEBAGO COUNTY). "High Bridge with Boat, Rockford, Ill." post card with dark red caption, mailed there circa 1910 to Miss Alta Paul in Delavan Wisconsin, published by Acmegraph Company, lower corner crease, edge wear. $3.50 i(r)b

ROCKFORD / THE FOREST CITY (WINNEBAGO COUNTY). "STEAMER ILLINOIS, ROCKFORD, ILL." showing it underway; black & white with dark red caption on brownish paper, undivided back, unused, minor corner & edge wear. the ship was registered to the New York, St. Louis & Calhoun Packet Company in 1901. SOLD RECENTLY s(n)s(r)i(l)


ROCKFORD / THE FOREST CITY (WINNEBAGO COUNTY). "WA9DEP" QSL postcard with cartoon art mailed 1969 by operator Carles A. Millot, cancel ink on front, $1.25 i(r)
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ROCK ISLAND (ROCK ISLAND COUNTY). "Old Mill, Rock Island Arsenal" showing its exterior as seen from the water, unused, from the Rock Island Post Card Company (numbered 605-C on back), minor corner wear, uneven but light toning on back. $3.75 i(s)

ROCK ISLAND (ROCK ISLAND COUNTY). "River Scene on the Mississippi, Rock Island, Ill." with a couple of steamers in view, color postcard with undivided back from M. Montgomery, mailed there 1907, long internal crease from the bottom edge, some cancel ink shows in the sky, mild upper corner wear, light toning in the front caption area. $4.00 i(r)

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Illinois_Roodhouse_WestPalmStreet-100.jpg (282585 bytes)ROODHOUSE (GREENE COUNTY). "West Palm St., Roodhouse, Illinois: showing a pickup truck parked outside Mary's Garage (Chrysler / Plymouth service) & a large Texaco sign across the street, unused black & white linen, yellowing of the paper with age. Nice. Post card 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 ig*#

ROSEMONT. "25th Anniversary Fall Edition / ... All Chevrolet & Corvette / NOVEMBER 18th & 19, 2006" with candy-apple red examples of the vehicles could be there, unused continental postcard publicizing a Rosemont Illinois show at a new location, near mint. Nice. $1.50 ai

ROUND LAKE (LAKE COUNTY). "WN9RWJ" QSL card mailed there 1966 by operator John Sadorf, cancel ink on front, light toning on front, light toning on back. $1.25 i

ROUTE 64. "SAVANNA-SABULA BRIDGE / Over the Mississippi River on Route 64 / ..." showing it from the side & above, unused chrome post card from North American Pencil Works, fresh appearance. $1.00 i

SALEM (MARION COUNTY).. Wanted to buy--viewcards from there. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

AviationPropeller_TheLegend-200small.jpg Illinois postcards available from Judnick.comSANDWICH (DEKALB COUNTY, KENDALL COUNTY & LASALLE COUNTY). THE LEGEND. Continental size post card showing its Douglas DC-3 (N66W) with green striping under 'Skydive The Legend' on its fuselage, registration penned neatly on back, otherwise fresh. Operated privately out of Sandwich Illinois. We have seen this aircraft with a different paint job including blue striping. Rare. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 a(p)i(s)

SAVANNA (CARROLL COUNTY). "Lodge in Mississippi Palisades State Park, Savanna, Ill. / 2A1075-N" showing an exterior corner view circa 1932, linen postcard mailed there 1945, corner crease not into image, a little wear on the upper edge, 2 small spots of dark toning in the front borders. $2.00 i(s)

SAVANNA (CARROLL COUNTY). "SAVANNA-SABULA BRIDGE / Over the Mississippi River on Route 64 / The most direct route between Chicago & Omaha." unused chrome postcard in excellent condition, numbered 18,470F on back. 64 is the state route number in both Illinois & Iowa; the US Highway 52 is also carried here. $1.25 i(s)i(s). Same except a word penned in over the stamp box. $1.00 i(s)i(s)

SCHAUMBERG (COOK COUNTY). "WA9HRF" colorful shortwave (3.930 Mc) QSL postcard with hobby-related graphics, mailed 1969 by operator Robert R. Kornowski (who had just moved from Green Bay Wisconsin), complete Toledo Ohio transit cancel on front. At the time, Schaumberg no longer had a post office, so it was mailed from Roselle. $3.00 i(s)

SCOTT FIELD. "W9BLU" QSL card with attractive patriotic eagle & hobby-related graphics from the Officers Mail Section, mailed there 1948 by operator Benjamin W. Tice, cancel ink on front, small corner crease, spots of toning on back, small spot of toning at upper front edge. Scott Field was later renamed Scott Air Force Base. $1.50 i

SHAWNEETOWN / NEW SHAWNEETOWN STATION (GALLATIN COUNTY). "Old Shawneetown, Ill. First / Methodist Church established in / 1842. Ptg. Maurice D. Metzger." well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed MAR 1 1960 at New Haven Illinois (2 different types of cancels well struck). $2.50 i(s)a-i

SHAWNEETOWN / NEW SHAWNEETOWN STATION (GALLATIN COUNTY). "Old Shawneetown, Ill. Illinois / Terrytory(sic) first bank. ... / Ptg. Maurice D. Metzger" art depicting a boy showing off his catch of fish outside the building, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed JAN 31 1961 at Junction Illinois (1's in the cancel year date inverted). $2.50 i(s)a-i

SHAWNEETOWN / NEW SHAWNEETOWN STATION (GALLATIN COUNTY). "Old Shawneetown, Ill. The last / voyage of the Shawneetown ferry. / Ptg. Maurice D. Metzger." with art showing the offloading of an automobile, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1962 at Burnt Prairie Illinois, paper clip mark at back center. $2.25 i(s)a

SHAWNEETOWN / NEW SHAWNEETOWN STATION (GALLATIN COUNTY). "Old Shawneetown, Ill. Towns(sic) / impresive(sic) old Banking House / Ptg. Maurice D. Metzger ..." home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed there 1961, small spot of rusty toning in cancel dial, 3 tiny corner bends. $1.50 i(s)a

SHAWNEETOWN / NEW SHAWNEETOWN STATION (GALLATIN COUNTY). "Shawneetown, Illinois" art portraying fishermen on a country path, well done, home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1962 at Olive Branch. $2.00 i. Another with same caption, image showing a ferry with autos & a bridge in the distance, mailed 1963 at Payson. $2.00 i.

SHAWNEETOWN / NEW SHAWNEETOWN STATION (GALLATIN COUNTY). "Shawneetown, Illinois" unattributed art showing 3 pedestrian near the bank there, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1964 at Mulberry Grove Illinois, one corner with a small bend not affecting the image, another corner with a short but heavy crease into the image. $1.50 i(s)

SHAWNEETOWN / NEW SHAWNEETOWN STATION (GALLATIN COUNTY). "Shawneetown, Illinois" unattributed art showing  pedestrians passing by the First Methodist Church there, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1964 at Pocahontas Illinois, one corner with a small bend & long crease. $1.50 i(s)

SHAWNEETOWN / NEW SHAWNEETOWN STATION (GALLATIN COUNTY). "Shawneetown, Illinois" with signed Metzger art depicting a boy showing off his catch of fish outside a building, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1962 at Olive Branch Illinois. $2.50 i(s)a


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SHELBYVILLE (SHELBY COUNTY). "W9RL" QSL card mailed there 1970 by operator Leroy Dailey, light amount of cancel ink on front, trivial wear to bottom corners. $1.50 i%

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SHELDON (IROQUOIS COUNTY). "Greetings from SHELDON, ILL." showing a generic haying scene, unused NYCE linen postcard, tiny spot on front, a couple more tiny spots on the back. $2.25 i
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SIDNEY (CHAMPAIGN COUNTY). "TOWN HALL, SIDNEY, ILL" black & white postcard with red caption, mailed there 1909 to Mr. & Mrs. W. W. Garmon in Stonington Illinois, corners worn & rounded, bottom corners with small creases, but principal problem is the extensive & uneven toning in front. As is. $1.75 i(s)

SOUTH HOLLAND (COOK COUNTY). "WN9SQH" shortwave (7 Mc) QSL card with hobby-related art mailed 1966 by operator Paul M. Lukosius, trace of cancel ink on front , toned bottom front edge, minor wear at one corner. $2.00 i

SPARTA (RANDOLPH COUNTY). Wanted to buy--postcards from there, particularly about Hunter Brothers Aviation. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros, postpaid to Ohio. *c

SPOON RIVER (KNOX COUNTY). "Two Views of Historic Wolfe Bridge over Spoon River / East of Knoxville, near Galesburg, Illinois" a covered bridge built in 1848, unused linen post card from Illinois Camera Shop, fairly fresh with good edges. $3.00 i(s)b

SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "13430.  The Record Breaking Sears Motorcycle. Sears, Roebuck & Co's. Exhibit / Illinois State Fair Grounds, Springfield, Ill." unused Acmegraph postcard with unevenly divided back (circa-1908), faint album toning on back, good edges. SALE IN PROGRESS i(s)m

Illinois_Springfield_BirdsEyeView-200_small.jpg Illinois post card available from Judnick.comSPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "Bird's Eye View of Springfield, Illinois" color postcard mailed there NOV 19 2-01 PM 1909 (exact time in well-struck machine cancel) to Mr. C. H. Bolin in Newark Ohio, small upper corner crease, toning near the back edges, a little cancel ink on front. $3.50 i(s)g-i

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SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "Coliseum and Covered Walk, State Fair Grounds, Springfield, Ill." unused postcard from the Capitol Series (no. 571), fairly fresh with good edges. $5.00 i(s)

SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "D-406 / LINCOLN MONUMENT SPRINGFIELD, ILL." Unused Ekc real photo post card with good contrast & fresh appearance. $3.75 li

Illinois_Springfield_DomeBuilding-200_small.JPGSPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "Dome Building, State Fair Grounds, / Springfield, Ill." unused post card from the Capitol Series (No. 232), faint album impressions at the corners, good edges. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 i(s)

SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "First Christian Church, Sixth and Cook Streets, Springfield, Ill. / 89212-N" showing its exterior, unused Curteich linen postcard. $3.00 i(s)

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SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY).
"Governor's Mansion, Springfield, Ill. / 93508-N" linen post card with mild edge wear & writing on back from a postcard exchange. $1.75 i(s)

Lincoln_InteriorOfL-200_small.JPG Lincoln postcard available from Judnick.comSPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "INTERIOR OF LINCOLN MONUMENT  D-2" including the US & 5 state flags, circa 1941 real photo post card, minor corner & edge wear, slight oxidation. The location is Springfield Illinois, where other members of his family are also buried. 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 lci(s)f

Linoln_InteriorOfLMonument-200_small.JPG Illinois post card available from Judnick.comSPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "INTERIOR OF LINCOLN MONUMENT, OAK RIDGE CEMETERY, SPRINGFIELD, ILL. / FINAL RESTING PLACE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, 16TH PRESIDENT OF THE U. S. A.  4A-H1188" circa 1934 linen postcard with fresh appearance on front & writing on back. The 8 state flags flanking the cenotaph represent where his ancestors lived. 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 lci(s)f

SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "LINCOLN HOME, SPRINGFIELD, ILL.--14" white-border era postcard mailed 1955 at Lincoln, 3 small corner crease, toned back. $1.25 il

SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "Lincoln's Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, / Illinois" unused chrome postcard in vertical format published by Dunlap-Henline, light toning on back. $1.00 il

SocialHistory_LopersPlace-200_small.jpg Illinois postcard scan available from Judnick.comSPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "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

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Illinois_Springfield_MachineryHall-200_small.jpg Illinois postcard available from Judnick.comSPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "MACHINERY HALL AT STATE FAIR GROUNDS, SPRINGFIELD, ILL. / No. 919. V. O. Hammon Publ. Co., Chicago" showing its exterior, with water in the foreground; unused post card with good edges. $5.00 i(s)m

SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "MARTIN / FINE COLLECTABLE(sic) GLASSWORK // CUSTOM / ARCHITECTURAL GLASS // ... // BEAUTIFUL / DICROIC / JEWELRY" unused continental advertising postcard for artists Ed & Wendy Martin in Springfield Illinois,  near mint. $1.50 gij ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY

Illinois_029_small.jpg IL post cards available from Judnick.comSPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "Memorial Hospital, Springfield, Ill. / 4B-H644" linen postcard mailed 1951 by Mrs. James Ab. Holmes of Connersville Indiana in an exchange, some cancel ink in the front sky, grayish paper. $2.00 i(s)m

SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "Sangamon County Court House, Springfield, Ill. / 93519-N" showing an exterior corner view, unused linen postcard distributed exclusively by H. N. Shonkwiler, light toning in the upper front border, good edges. $3.00 i(s)c

SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "Springfield, Ill. Lincoln's / residence from 1844 to 1861." showing its exterior with an auto parked in front, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1962 from Dawson Illinois, 2 small corner creases (1 not into image). $1.75 i(s)l

Capitols_019_small.jpg Illinois post card available from Judnick.comSPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "State Capitol at Night, Springfield, Ill. / 7A-H3811" by moonlight, as it appeared circa 1937; unused linen postcard distributed by H. N. Shonkwiler, trivial wear at 2 corners. Shown. $3.50 ci(s)m. Same but a different printing with slightly lighter colors throughout. $3.50 ci(s)m. Both for comparison: $7.25 ci(s)m

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SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY).
"STATE CAPITOL, SPRINGFIELD, ILL.--27" unused linen postcard, minor wear at 2 corners, a little light toning at the left front edge. $3.00 ci(s)

SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "St. John's Hospital, Springfield, Ill." showing an exterior corner view, white-border era postcard with very late usage at Riverton Illinois, minor corner wear, very light toning on front includes a little cancel ink in the sky. $2.75 i(s)m

SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "V-101 / Abraham Lincoln's Home, Springfield, Ill. / Photo by Parrish" chrome post card showing its exterior, mailed 1977, hint of cancel ink in the front sky, slight curl to the paper. $1.00 li

SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "W9GIW" typed note on a hand-cut shortwave (3.922 Mhz) QSL card recounting some of a technical argument (about effects on antenna) that went on in 1969. Operator's name was Mac. $1.50 i(s)

SPRINGFIELD (SANGAMON COUNTY). "When we meet / in / SPRINGFIELD, / ILL." two Dutch children on leather postcard mailed there 1907. $5.00 idl

SPRING GROVE (MCHENRY COUNTY). "WB9DBA" QSL postcard used 1970 by operator June Severs, line drawing depicts her house on Main Street, scrape & tear at an upper corner, 2 other corners with small creases, small violet postal routing mark on front. $1.00 i

SPRINGVILLE (UNION COUNTY). Wanted to buy--undivided back postcards from there, or postal cards mailed from there. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *m

STARVED ROCK STATE PARK (LA SALLE COUNTY). "289-5. THE LA SALLE CANYON, STARVED ROCK, ILLINOIS STATE PARK. (Over)" including a small waterfall; post card mailed JAN 12 1919 (partial ROCK ISL. & ST. LOUIS R.P.O. RMS hand cancel) to Mr. Wilbur Garwood in Newcomerstown Ohio, small upper corner crease, all corners worn & rounded. $2.75 wi(s)

Illinois_037_small.jpg Illinois post cards available from Judnick.comSTARVED ROCK STATE PARK (LA SALLE COUNTY). "Entrance to Lodge, Starved Rock State Park, Illinois / 9A-H2166" circa 1939 linen postcard, just a little pencil writing near the stamp box, 2 tiny spots of wear on the bottom edge, otherwise fresh. Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp 614, which included African-Americans (unlike many other such camps) & Camp 1609. $2.25 i(s)b

STARVED ROCK STATE PARK (LA SALLE COUNTY). "Sleeping Room, Starved Rock Lodge, Starved Rock State Park, Illinois / 9A-H2169" with a circa 1939 view, linen postcard mailed 1943, minor edge wear & a faint corner bend. $2.25 i(s)


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Illinois_StarvedRock_SRFormerlyFort-200_small.JPGSTARVED ROCK STATE PARK (LA SALLE COUNTY). "Starved Rock, formerly Fort / St. Louis, discovered by Marquette / and Jolliet in 1673, ..." showing the steamer Lola passing by with passengers, postcard mailed circa 1910, small corner crease, mild corner & edge wear. $8.00 i(s)s(r)

STARVED ROCK STATE PARK (LA SALLE COUNTY). "Starved Rock, Starved Rock State Park, Illinois / 1B-H2383" showing a small launch passing it circa 1941, unused linen post card with good edges. $3.00 i(s)

Illinois_031_small.jpg Illinois post card available from Judnick.comSTATEVILLE CORRECTIONAL CENTER / STATEVILLE STATE PRISON (WILL COUNTY). "ENTRANCE TO NEW PENITENTIARY, STATEVILLE, NEAR JOLIET, ILL.---3" unused Kropp linen postcard, lightly pencilled initials in stamp box will probably erase, tiny bottom corner crease. $2.50 i(s)p

Prisons_053_small.jpg Illinois postcard available from Judnick.comSTATEVILLE CORRECTIONAL CENTER / STATEVILLE STATE PRISON (WILL COUNTY). "Interior View of Cell House, Illinois State Penitentiary at Stateville, near Joliet, Ill. / 176-30-N" showing the arrangement of cells around a central guard tower; post card from Harry F. Beach, white-border era, unused. $10.00 $8.50 pi(s)i SALE PRICE: SAVE $1.50

STERLING (WHITESIDE COUNTY). "This is the post office building in Sterling / This was taking on Soldiers Reunion Day" decked out with welcome banners & flags, a horse-drawn buggy paused nearby; uncaptioned (so we used the message text) sepia-tone real photo messaged SEP 13 1911 & mailed the next day at Sterling Illinois, small lower corner bend, faint short internal crease from the bottom edge, trivial corner wear. 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(s)ph

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STERLING (WHITESIDE COUNTY). "COLISEUM, STERLING, ILL.--17" prior to its extensive modern-day renovation, linen postcard mailed there 1950, a little cancel ink in the front sky. $2.50 i

Illinois_Streator_K9HCY-200_small.JPGSTREATOR (LA SALLE COUNTY). "K9HCY" QSL card picturing operator Anita & her equipment, message written on plain back, trivial edge wear. Member of the Rag Collectors Club & a former basketball player if we read her walls correctly. $4.50 i(s)

SUMMIT (COOK COUNTY). Wanted to buy--real photo post cards from there. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c*m

SYCAMORE (DE KALB COUNTY). "SALEM LUTHERAN CHURCH / 1145 DeKalb Avenue / Sycamore..." showing the exterior of the new church dedicated in 1970, unused chrome post card in excellent condition. $1.25 i(s)









SYCAMORE (DE KALB COUNTY). See also Northern Illinois Academy of Gymnastics (now Energym) photos. Athlete shown is an athlete competing at the 1994 Buckeye Classic.

Illinois_Sycamore_Woodstock-200_small.jpg Illinois post card available from LotsOfCards.comSYCAMORE (DE KALB COUNTY). "Woodstock & Sycamore Traction Co. Gasoline Motor- / Car, Sycamore, Ill. / 1909" with 3 people standing in front of interurban car number 711, sepia-tone real photo postcard with good focus & contrast; mailed 1911 at Sycamore Illinois, hole in center closes well, small bottom corner bend. We have seen this postcard go off at a reputable auction estimated at $100 to $125. Because of the hole (which you will not even notice at first), we offer it at only SOLD RECENTLY r(w)i(s)

TAYLORVILLE (CHRISTIAN COUNTY). "T. H. S. May Carnival 1915 / Taylorville, Ill. // Rex Soice / Photo." showing the parade put on for their high school event , rounding the bend in the streetcar tracks near the GEM theater, sepia-tone Kruxo real photo post card, pencil writing on lightly toned back repeats place & year, oxidation consistent with age, trivial bottom corner rounding. The local historian, armed with a good city directory, might be able to coax out the full names on the awnings in the foreground. SALE IN PROGRESS i(t)pp

TAYLOR SPRINGS (MONTGOMERY COUNTY). Wanted to buy--postcards from there. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

TAYLORVILLE (CHRISTIAN COUNTY). Wanted to buy--post cards & postal cards from there, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!

 
TECHNY (COOK COUNTY). "SAINT / Gemma Galgani / 'The Passion Flower / of Lucca'" 3rd edition of a well-illustrated 40-page religious booklet + covers (shown right) & prayer insert (shown left), complete (folds to regular postcards size), authored by Bruno Hagspiel SVD, published by Divine Word Missionaries in Techny Illinois (now a neighborhood of Northbrook). Recounts her mysticism & life, exceptionally rapid beatification & canonization, and prayers she is said to have authored. Offers other similar publications. Solicits mass intentions to support missionary work of the Passionist Order. Back cover with corner crease, otherwise reasonably fresh. Ste. Gemma Galgani is the patron saint of students & pharmacists. Sold but panels shown still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $7.50. i(t)c(s)epr(t)

TISKILWA / INDIANTOWN (BUREAU COUNTY). Uncaptioned, showing a large home with covered entranceway, sepia-tone real photo post card mailed there 1909 (clear cancel). $10.00 i

TOLONO (CHAMPAIGN COUNTY). ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD. "'Gimme five.'" showing Black Diamond GP9's #9080 & #9198 going through Tolono Illinois in 1967, unused chrome postcard, near mint. $1.25 ri%

ULLIN. Wanted to buy--post cards & photos from there. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

Railroad_IllinoisTraction_ExpressService_200_small.jpg Illinois postcard available from Judnick.comUNION (MCHENRY COUNTY). ILLINOIS TRACTION SYSTEM / I. T. S. "EXPRESS SERVICE AT FREIGHT RATES / NO DIRT  NO DUST / NO SMOKE  NO CINDERS / SHIP BY ELECTRICITY AND SAVE TIME. / 100 CARS OF GRAIN HANDLED FROM THIS ELEVATOR IN THE LAST 90 DAYS" showing the Union Illinois elevator, unused advertising post card, fairly fresh with good edges, just a small spot of light toning on back. $20.00 $18.00 r(i)i(u)a* SALE PRICE: SAVE $2.00


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                                        UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS.
                          GRADUATE'S STARTER COLLECTION--
                        18 UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS POSTCARDS
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Eighteen different postcards--from the classic era (1), white-border era (11), linen era (6), to chrome (1)--all the older regular size (no continentals), all clean and fairly fresh. Good assortment of subjects provides an excellent foundation for a collection: Alpha Chi Rho, Alpha Delta Phi, Law Building, College of Agriculture (shown left), Commerce Building (shown right), Huff Gymnasium, Illini Union, Phi Sigma Kappa, the stadium (twice!), etc. You cannot go wrong at our wholesale price of $23.00 including first-class postage to a US address. Shipments to other countries: $28.00. wc(i)


Illinois_Urbana_ChemicalLaboratory-200_small.jpg Illinois post card available from LotsOfCards.comURBANA (CHAMPAIGN COUNTY). "Chemical Laboratory, University of Ills., Urbana. / HAND COLORED WORK. ... 2037" showing its exterior, postcard mailed there 1907, light fingerprint toning on back, album impressions at the corners, ink spot in the front message area, mild wear at an upper corner, faint internal crease near the other upper corner. Also known as Noyes Laboratory, 10 Nobel Prize winners have worked there over the years. $5.50 i(u)shc

URBANA (CHAMPAIGN COUNTY). "STRAUCH'S STUDENT LIFE SERIES. / UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS" pranksters' dummy hangs from electrical wires beautifying the Urbana Illinois skyline, beer bottle & bird cage suspended from him, 1911 date on his sleeve--don't try this at home! Unused real photo postcard, original cost of 5 cents printed in stamp box area, excellent condition otherwise. We consider it the best postcard in the series. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. c(u)i(u)

VANDALIA (FAYETTE COUNTY). "Flack House / Vandalia, Illinois" with a drawing signed by Josephine Burtschi, unused postcard published by the artist, fairly fresh. $1.75 i(v)

VANDALIA (FAYETTE COUNTY). "ON THE 'MAIN STREET' OF THE U. S. A. 'THE NATIONAL OLD TRAILS ROAD' AT VANDALIA, ILL. / Hotel / Evans / Vandalia, Ill." unused white-border era advertising postcard, minor corner wear. $5.00 in

VANDALIA (FAYETTE COUNTY). "VANDALIA TraveLodge / VANDALIA, ILL." showing its exterior & arched sign, unused chrome post card, printed in the USA, printer's code translates to 1967, excellent condition. $1.25 im

VILLA PARK (DU PAGE COUNTY). "WA9SOG" shortwave (3.650 mc) QSL post card on quality paper, used 1968 by operator William E. Birndorf, good edges. $3.00 i


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WALNUT. "WA9KZV" shortwave (3.9 mc) QSL postcard mailed 1970 by operator Horace T. Keigwin, attractive patriotic eagle design, light amount of cancel ink on front. $2.25 i+

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Illinois_Waukegan_307Genesee-200_small.jpg Illinois postcards available from Judnick.comWAUKEGAN / LITTLE FORT (LAKE COUNTY). "307. GENESEE STREET, LOOKING NORTH FROM WASHINGTON STREET, WAUKEGAN, ILL." Showing a streetcar that has just passed the Sun Building, picking up passengers near a dentist's office; white-border era post card mailed 1927, small smudge of ink on back & a few tiny spots of cancel ink in the sky, corner wear & rounding. $3.75 i(w)

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WAUKEGAN / LITTLE FORT (LAKE COUNTY). "Soldier's Monument, Waukegan, Ill." real photo postcard published by Emmons, mailed there 1958 but a very late usage, cancel ink mostly in the sky. $2.75 (i(w))

WAUKEGAN / LITTLE FORT (LAKE COUNTY). "Washington and Genesee Street, Waukegan, Illinois" circa 1962, chrome postcard with writing on back referring to the local Carnival. $1.50 i(w)

WAUKEGAN / LITTLE FORT (LAKE COUNTY). "W9GDV" QSL card mailed 1948 with attractive color art of an eagle in flight, yellowish paper, long crease, minor corner wear, trace of cancel ink on front. Operator was Earl R. Ross. $1.50 i-

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WAYNE CITY (LAKE COUNTY). "K9KNX" QSL postcard mailed 1969 by operator Albert Beasley, with religious poetry on the design side, fresh appearance, good edges. $2.00 i

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WEST CHICAGO (DU PAGE COUNTY). "K9ARZ" shortwave (7.265 MHz) QSL card used 1972 by operator Lawrence W. Stark, stamp removed from back but no cancel, minor corner wear. $1.25 i(w)

Illinois_WestChicago_West-Wind-200_small.JPGWEST CHICAGO (DU PAGE COUNTY). "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" 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. $2.0 igm*


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WEST FRANKFORT (FRANKLIN COUNTY). "W9BDX" QSL post card with attractive patriotic eagle & hobby-related graphics, mailed 1948 by operator Clarence L. Swearingen, 2 faint small corner crease. $1.50 i

WESTMONT (DUPAGE COUNTY). "LAN access for / your mobile users // Exceptional value ..." unused business reply card from a July 1996 advertising campaign of Perle Systems Incorporated in Westmont Illinois, excellent condition. $1.50 ci NEW / NUEVO / NOWY

WHEATON (DUPAGE COUNTY). "W1TGN / W9JYW" unused QSL card for operator Larry Weber, with a short pencil mark on front & spotty light toning on back. The first  address is in New Preston Connecticut. $1.00 c(n)i(w)

WHEATON (DUPAGE COUNTY). "W9JYW" unused QSL card for operator Larry Weber, ARRL logo in red, excellent condition. $1.25 i(w)

WHEATON (DUPAGE COUNTY). "WN9FEA" homemade QSL card mailed 1970 by operator Bob Ailor, trace of cancel ink on front , slight browning of the paper with age. $1.00

WHEATON (DUPAGE COUNTY). "WN9SZW / X QSL postcard mailed 1966 by operator Al & Budlong, cancel ink on front, a little edge wear at top. $1.25 i

WHEELING (COOK COUNTY). METROPOLITAN INTERNATIONAL. Unused continental Ilford real photo post card showing its Cessna 320B (N810S) on the ground, good composition & focus, image just a bit dark. This aircraft had a non-fatal landing accident at Wheeling Illinois on March 4 1968 in which it incurred substantial damage. Rare. $8.50 ai

WHITE PINES STATE PARK / WHITE PINES FOREST STATE PARK / WHITE PINE STATE PARK (OGLE COUNTY). "Overhanging rocks in picnic area, White Pines State Park / near Oregon, Illinois", unused chrome postcard published by Color-View Inc. $1.00 i

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WILMETTE / OUILMETTE RESERVATION (COOK COUNTY). "BAHA'I HOUSE OF WORSHIP WILMETTE, ILL." Ekc real photo post card showing an aerial view, unused, glossy finish, high contrast, light toning on back, trivial corner wear. $3.75 i

WINNETKA / WINETKA / WYNETKA (COOK COUNTY). "W9CMC" black & white QSL postcard mailed 1948 by operator Rodney S. Starkweather, picturing his equipment, much ink smear on back, mild wear at one bottom corner. $3.75 i

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WINTHROP HARBOR / SPRING BLUFF (LAKE COUNTY). "WN9PII" QSL card with hobby-related graphics, post card mailed 1966 by operator Earl Townsend, light toning bottom back edge, exceptionally colorful. $1.75 i

WONDER LAKE / SUNRISE RIDGE (MCHENRY COUNTY). "W9ELG" shortwave (14 MHz) QSL card used 1970 by operator Charles Sodergren, very light toning along top front edge, good edges. $2.25 i+

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images/Illinois_WoosterLake_SceneAt-200_small.JPG Illinois postcard available from Judnick.comWOOSTER LAKE (LAKE COUNTY). "Scene at Wooster Lake Ill. / 5 ML Photo" showing several small & unoccupied boats near some lily pads, another dock & a flagpole in the distance; real photo post card mailed 1912, writing on front helps to locate (50 miles NW of Chicago), slight oxidation, a little extraneous writing on back, faint internal crease, a few speckles in the front sky. SALE IN PROGRESS i(w)s(p)**

Political_Illinois_Congressman-200_small.jpg Illinois postcards available from Judnick.comWORTH (COOK COUNTY). "CONGRESSMAN ED DERWINSKI" seated near the US Capitol, unused postcard with a length appeal for the recipient's vote on back. At the time he was serving suburban Chicago (communities such as Worth where his finance committee was located), and later served as Secretary of Veterans Affairs. $2.00 pgi

ZION CITY (LAKE COUNTY). "RESIDENCE, 33RD STREET, ZION CITY, ILL" color postcard mailed there 1909 (clear flag cancel), long crease, small corner crease, small tear at top that closes inconspicuously amidst the trees. $4.00 i


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