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"1018. MENTON. Le Jardin Public et le Kiosque de Musique. ND. Phot." with a group of seated ladies & a few children nearby, color carte postale mailed TCV to Modave Belgium (neat receiving handstamp 20 III 13), toned back, mild corner wear. $4.00 fgm
"12-EASTMAN THEATRE AND EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC, ROCHESTER, N. Y." showing its exterior bedecked with flags, as it looked in 1934; unused linen post card from Rochester News Company, tiny corner crease. $2.50 ntme
13 August 1904 Hamburg-Amerika Linie bilingual (English & German) menu & musical program with Willy Stöwer art depicting the Twin Screw Steamer 'Hamburg', approximately 8.5x10" when opened out. Mouth-watering fare included: Malosol(sic) Caviar in Ice, Venison Soup à la St. Hubert, Filet of Beef Wellington Style Sauce Bordelaise, Roast Wild Duck ... Musical selections from : Meyerbeer, Maillard, Strauss, Wagner, Bendix, Herfurth, Seidenglanz & Thümer. Pencil writing on both sides from fellow passengers. Brownish paper with uneven edges as issued. $15.00 s(m)s(o)a(s)mf
"2005 JAZZ / FESTIVAL / RETURNS TO / CINCINNATI / PAUL BROWN STADIUM ..." unused continental post card with postage under Permit No. 6657, all-text both sides, near mint. Early publicity announcing Frankie Beverly & Patti Labelle. $1.25 om
"221605 / COLUMBIA PHONOGRAPH COMPANY FACTORY, BRIDGEPORT, CONN." early white-border era postcard, corner wear & rounding, 2 small corner creases, tear mostly in left border closes well, 2 vertical creases through the center, 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 cmi*
"27. Théâtre National / de l'Opéra / L'Escalier d'Honneur" showing a large staircase within the building, black & white postcard, unused, toned back. $1.75
"321 LONDON. -- Buckingham Palace and Queen Victoria Memorial. -- The Guards' Band passing. -- LL" black & white, postcard mailed there, trace of cancel in on front, corner & edge wear. $2.75 em
"4350 Los Angeles, Cal., East Lake Park" including the bandstand & boat house, postcard made in Germany, mailed 1907, noticeable toning on front. Message in part: 'The place where I marked the x is where the Jews had that fight Fourth of July night." The name is sometimes seen as Eastlake Park. 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 cjm
"5586 THE ARCADE CLEVELAND, O. COPYRIGHT 1901 BY DETROIT PHOTOGRAPHIC CO." showing its interior on an unused undivided back postcard, very faint album toning at the back corners, good edges. Some of the signs in the foreground are readable & interesting: Edison Kinetoscope and Phonograph Parlor at the left, Berger Phonograph Co. Salesroom above it; etc. $7.50 o(c)i(s)dmm
"5J6i / IBAGUE / CUIDAD MUSICAL DE / COLOMBIA" commemorative QSL card (441st anniversary of Ibagué) used 1991, attractive graphics & logo of Liga Colombiana de Radio-Aficionados. The city is known for its advanced music education & many musical events held throughout the year. $2.50 cm
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"779:--Night scene, Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, Calif. 'Symphony Under the Stars'" on a moonlit day, white-border era postcard with mild corner wear, mailed 1934. $2.25 cmm
/ Commencement Exercises / Albion College Conservatory of Music / COLLEGE
CHURCH / WEDNESDAY EVENING,
"A 136 - Inspection of Prisoners, Bilibid Prison, Manila, Philippines" including a large prison band with 2 tuba players, color post card, unused, corner & edge wear. $10.00 pmp
"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)mga
"A bandstand dots the center of Plaza de Espana in / Agana, the capital of the island" a scene from Guam, unused chrome postcard, toned back. $1.00
"ALASKA FESTIVAL OF MUSIC / --ANCHORAGE, ALASKA-- / JUNE 11 - JUNE 28, 1962" slogan cancel from Anchorage across an Alaskan scenic showing the valley of the Tanana River, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed in Nokolski. $2.00
"'American Travel' Series Dedication of the Benedict Monument to Music Sunday / Civic Pleasure Spots Roger Williams Park Sept. 21st, 1924 / Concert by Providence Festival Chorus and United States Marine Band" unused black & white postcard published by Jessie D. Allardice, paper browning evenly with age, good edges. The chorus was first organized to perform at this event. $5.00 r(p)mm(m)
"Annex, Ohio State Penitentiary, / Columbus, Ohio" showing 4 guards relaxing by playing checkers & playing the guitar, beds nearby; unused post card from S. E. Harriman, made in Germany, bottom corners creased (1 weakened), mild corner wear otherwise, lightly toned back. $8.00 o(c)ppm
"Band Concert, Belle Isle, / Detroit, Mich." with several people listening from canoes; postcard published by A. C. Dietsche, made in Germany, pre-printed message on back 'I will call on you about ____________ representing BURNHAM, STOEPEL & CO.' (a wholesale dry goods company) but never used, corners noticeably rounded, small spot of chipping at the top front & bottom front edges. $3.50 m(b)ms(p)
"Band Concert, Congress Park at Night, Saratoga Springs, N. Y." in the moonlight, white-border era, fresh appearance. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg (318,302 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 nmm*
"Band Stand and Plaza, Venice, California" with the band playing over the jewelry store near the scenic railway station, postcard from Van Ornum Colourprint Co., mailed 1922 at Santa Monica, corner wear & rounding. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 cm
"Berlin, Mittagskonzert im Lustgarten" showing a mid-day concert by a uniformed band, unused post card, serrated edge where separated is a bit rough, back paper browning with age, numbered 31/9 in stamp box. Instruments showing: brass, base drum, oboes, flutes, clarinets, bassoon & glockenspiel. $4.00 mg
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BANDS (SPECIAL SECTION)
September 24, 1937: Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians. Shown left.
February 11, 1938: Clyde McCoy "and his sensational orchestra direct from the Palomar in Los Angeles featuring the 3 Bennett Sisters & Wayne Gregg". Shown below left.
February 25, 1938: Lieghton Noble "and his great orchestra featuring Edith Caldwell & Chick Floyd"
June 24, 1938: Hal Kemp and his Orchestra with 'Blue Bird of the South' Judy Starr, swing stylist Bob Allen, comedian Saxie Dowell, scat singer Harry Wiliford & trombonist Eddie Kusby. Shown above right.
August 5, 1938: Glenn Miller "and his Orchestra from the Paradise Restaurant" a "first engagement".
September 16, 1938: Larry Clinton & his band "featuring all the stars of Clinton's broadcasts and Victor records with Bea Wain & Dick Todd".
October 14, 1938: Bunny Berigan with songstress Ruth Gaylor and stylist Dick Wharton.
October 28, 1938: Frank Dailey "and his great orchestra from Meadow Brook, featuring Barbara Bush, Howard Dulaney, the Dailey Dandies, John Kelsey, 'Curley' and the Glee Club".
March 30, 1939: Artie Shaw and his Orchestra "featuring Helen Forest". Shown left.
June 23, 1939: Gene Krupa "world's foremost drummer man and his famous swing band featuring Irene Daye".
July 21, 1939: Bob Crosby and His Dixieland Orchestra "as featured on the Camel Caravan Program / Featuring Such Famous Stars as Nappy La Marr, Marion Mann, Ray Bauduc & The Bob Cats".
August 4, 1938: Larry Clinton "and his world famed orchestra" for a dance engagement.
September 3, 1939: Sammy Kay "and his world reknown 'swing and sway' music starring his internationally famous radio personalities The Three Barons, Clyde Burk, Tommy Ryan, Charlie Wilson & Jimmy Brown".
September 8, 1939: Duke Ellington "and the world's foremost colored orchestra featuring The California Songbird Ivie Anderson". Shown left.
September 15, 1939: Glen Gray "and the World Famed Casa Loma Orchestra featuring Pee Wee Hunt, Kenny Sargent & Sunny Dunham" for a return engagement.
December 24, 1939: Charlie Barnet and his band "starring Judy Ellington and Larry Taylor". Appearance unmentioned anywhere on the Internet.
Price for all 16: $240.00 n(j)m
"CATEDRAL Y MARIACHI TIPICO / Cathedral and Typical 'Mariachi' / Guadalajara, Jal. México" with a 7-man band posing in the street, unused chrome post card with round corners as issued, fresh appearance. $1.00 m(j)m
"Changing of the Guard at Government House Photo: Larry Win" showing the Royal Bahamas Police Band playing on a sunny day, unused Dexter Press continental postcard, scalloped edges as issued, 1964 copyright, excellent condition. $1.25 blm
"Come home and listen to the band" real photo post card with handwritten caption showing a large bandstand at St. Louis in circular format, mailed there 1906, stamp removed. $6.50
"Concert in Square. Trau. 5-2-19" showing a US sailor band entertaining the local citizens in Jugoslavia, Azo real photo (triangles both ways) postcard with caption from writing on back, slight waviness to the paper (won't lie flat). $12.50 jm
"COURTYARD, ADELINA PATTI HOUSE, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA" showing the home of the famous soprano opera singer, unused linen post card, fairly fresh. $2.25 lm
"Crowds waiting to see W. S. M.'s 'Grand Ole Opry' which / originates every Saturday night at " unused Plastichrome® post card, exceptionally colorful & detailed for a night scene. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg (266,431 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 (tm)!
"COD / Dnevni center Groharjeva hia" continental multiview postcard showing the Grohar House day-care center for children in Sorica Slovenia, excellent condition. Two views; young girl painting, young girl singing with youngsters in the background playing simple instruments. $2.00 smc
"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 gme
"Erfurt Sonntagsconcert vor dem Divisionsgebäude" showing an Sunday concert before the Division Building, Postkarte from Gerhard Blümlein & Co. (Nr. 4845), writing on front was permitted then. Mailed there 1908, but we suspect an earlier date for the scene due to the absence of vehicular traffic. $6.00 tm
"ESTEY PIPE ORGAN / SOUTH CONG'L CHURCH / SALEM MASS." black & white postcard on thick stock, mailed 1908 from the Essex Street Station of Boston to Reverend P. L Van Wicklen in Scituate Massachusetts, small upper corner crease with wear, other corner & edge wear is minor. $4.00 m(s)m
"Fountain and Band Stand, City Park, Gallipolis, Ohio / 1276-30" unused linen post card, light toning on back, minor corner wear includes a tiny crease nowhere near the image. $3.75 o(g)m
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"G 23521 Grand Opera House, Bellefontaine, Ohio" including 3 buggies & a few pedestrians, postcard mailed APR 4 1908 (light SANDUSKY & SPRINGFIELD TR.6 R.P.O. RMS hand cancel) to Mr. Raymond A. Best in Tiffin Ohio (where it arrived at 2:30 pm same day per clear Tiffin flag cancel), 2 tiny nicks in the top edge, otherwise good edges. Very hard to find! $11.00 o(b)m(v) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"'Gaslight' restaurant / Mineapolis(sic), Minn." an interior view showing a banjo & upright piano player entertaining the patrons; well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1963 from Marcellus Michigan, just a little wear at the top edge & corners. $2.25 m(m)mi(r)
"Gorin Library // Conservatory of Music / James Millikin University / Decatur, Ill. 150" showing their exteriors circa 1939, unused multiview postcard with 2 scenes in vertical format, 2 tiny spots of toning in the front borders. Shown left. $2.75 imclme. Another, tiny corner crease, tiny corner bend. Shown right. $2.50 imclme
"Greetings from HOLLYWOOD / 106:-SYMPHONIES UNDER THE STARS, HOLLYWOOD BOWL, HOLLYWOOD" at night, with a Mexican guitar player & dancer in the monochromatic blue border; linen post card with a very faint rubber band mark on back, good edges. $2.75 c(h)m
"Henkelmann's Museum / Yes, we play! / Woodruff, Wis." showing 3 black bears standing & holding instruments (accordion, bass & harmonica); unused Kodak real photo post card, edge wear near one bottom corner. This roadside attraction is long gone & postcards from it are rare. $15.00 w(w)gmmra(b)
"Hibiya Park, Tokyo" showing many people facing the bandstand, listening to a concert, circa-1909 hand-colored post card made in Japan, unused. The impressive Meiji-Era photographic collection of the National Diet Library shows a similar scene but in black & white (from which we get our date estimate) labeled 'Hibiya Park Ongakudo'. $7.50 jm
"INTERIOR, FIRST M. E. CHURCH, XENIA, OHIO" including a large pipe organ; postcard mailed there OC15 1916 to Mrs. Robert Strickle in Dayton Ohio, small upper corner crease, very light toning on back. Rare: we found no other interiors when we searched the Internet, on offer or exhibited. $10.00 o(x)mi(c)a
"Interior of M. E. Church, / Swampscott, Mass. / Showing an Estey Reed Organ, / Style G 61 ..." advertising postcard of the Estey Organ Company in Boston, mailed at the Essex Street Station (circa 1910, no dial in cancel!) to Reverend P. L Van Wicklen in Scituate Massachusetts, upper corners creased (one twice), other edge wear is minor, light toning on back. When this company completed an installation it would ask permission to make a postcard of it and send it to their current list of prospects, probably for a donation. Rare; we could find no example of it offered or exhibited when we searched the internet. $15.00 m(s)i(c)m NEW / NOUVEAU / NEU
"INTERIOR OF 'MORMON' / TABERNACLE, TEMPLE SQUARE" including its large pipe organ, unused postcard, minor corner & edge wear. $1.50
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"JOHANNESBURG JSPC 26 / Chopi pianos and tribal dancers at Witwatersrand / gold mine / Chopi-klaviere en -stamdansers in 'n goudmyn-arena" unused continental postcard with paper browning evenly on the back. From the Vachopi region of Mozambique, the instrument has wooden & metal keys. $5.00 dsmm
"Jubileumsutställningen i Göteborg 1923. / Minneshallen. / 'Officiella Brevkort'" showing a small band passing through some spectators at a Swedish exposition, real photo post card with good composition & contrast, unused, a couple light marks in an upper back corner. $6.00 esm
"KRESGE ASSEMBLY HALL NATIONAL / MUSIC CAMP, INTERLOCHEN, MICH. N1204" showing its exterior viewed from the water, unused real photo post card with good contrast & glossy finish, good edges. $2.00 (m(i)m)
"LIVING ROOM, THE OLD KENTUCK HOME, BARDSTOWN, 'IN OLD KENTUCKY' / WHERE STEPHENS COLLINS FOSTER WROTE 'MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME'" white-border era post card, unused, fresh appearance. $2.25
"METROPOLE CAFE" at the Corner of Seventh Avenue & 48th Street, back touting 'the Great Vaudeville Stars of Yesterday 'THE METROPOLE GAY NINETY REVUE'; postcard with classic art, contemporaneous mailing in 1960, minor corner & edge wear, small corner crease. Where Roy Eldridge, Red Allen & Coleman Hawkins played before it became a strip joint. $17.50 n(n)m
"MUNSON MUSIC CO. COR 3D & MAIN. / BY SMITH STUDIO 3 ST." monochromatic green postcard showing the collapse of the corner of the building in Zanesville Ohio due to the 1913 flood, signage for Blasius Pianos above the second story; addressed & messaged on back but not mailed, light toning both sides, minor corner & edge wear. The Ohio Historical Society displays a photo of this damage, but no one else can offer you this rare postcard! $20.00 o(z)md
"Music Hall, Carleton College, / Northfield, Minn." showing the exterior, sepia-tone real photo post card with good composition & contrast, mailed there 1942, several ink smears on back, 2 small corner creases. $3.00 m(n)mce
"Music Tower and Mall, 'Playland', Rye, N. Y. 2 / 80779" including a floral welcome sign, linen postcard mailed in 1961, minor corner wear, a little toning along the top edge probably from the printing process. Often called Rye Playland, it is the only government-owned & -operated amusement park in the US. 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 nmaf
"OLD FASHIONED REVIVAL HOUR / AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANY & AFFILIATED . STATIONS TO AN INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCE. ; Charles E. Fuller, Director Municipal Auditorium · Long Beach, California Fuller Family / Old Fashioned Revival Hour Quartet, Rudy Atwood-Pianist Audience participating in typical Sunday Broadcast. Revival Hour Chorus, George Broadbent, Organist Zeeland Green, Director of Music" unused postcard with back overprinted in green with new times for US time zone radio broadcasts, lightly toned both sides, minor wear to one upper corner. $8.50 c(l)rrm(v)
"O. S. U. Cadets and Armory, Columbus, O. / 21194" with their band in the foreground, postcard mailed JUL 4 1911 at Grogan Ohio (mostly clear, slightly doubled DPO hand cancel), 2 small corner creases, another corner with a small bend, toning along top back edge. $6.00 o(c)cm-o
"Ozark Opry's Lee Mase and Goofer, Origi- / nal dolls by Madonna Hardy Inlow ..." with bass & guitar, unused black & white advertising postcard with good edges. $2.50 dm
"Platform and organ in the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Boston, Mass. / No. 7MC © 1953m the Christian Science Publishing Society" unused post card, well composed with good contrasts, small very light spot of toning at one lower back corner, otherwise fairly fresh. $9.00 i(c)m(v)m(b) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"Pipe Band at the Mound, Edinburgh E0231L" unused continental post card from a photograph by J. E. Cole, fresh appearance & good edges. $1.00 sm
"Pipe Band leaving Edinburgh Castle E0231L" unused continental postcard from a photograph by J. E. Cole, fresh appearance & good edges. $1.00 sm
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"SCENES FROM 'CAN-CAN' / New York's Most Exciting Musical" unused black & white advertising carte postale for the Shubert Theater, with detailed ticket pricing information; 2 corner creases (one tiny) & 2 short internal creases are not conspicuous. Postcard also quotes reviews in the Mirror, Jour.-Amer. & Life Magazine on back. Given out by ushers at the theater, as explained in the stamp box. The musical premiered on Broadway there in May 1953, was choreographed by Michael Kidd, and starred Gwen Verdon as Claudine. $15.00 mnd
"SCENE FROM THE EXCITING OUTDOOR MUSICAL / 'HATFIELDS & McCOYS' / Shows, in repertory, with the Civil War / musical 'Honey in the Rock'." unused chrome postcard, wear at one bottom corner & a small crease at the other. Performed at Grandview State Park West Virginia. $1.25 w(g)m
See also our postcard listing of the ships of Streckfus Steamers, Incorporated who operated on the Mississippi River. They hired many important black jazz musicians to entertain their passengers, & were among the first to hire integrated bands on riverboats there. The acceptance of those bands played a part in facilitating the northward migration of blacks in the US.
"SEVERANCE HALL, CLEVELAND, OHIO" with caption circled in ink on back, circa-1943 sepia-tone real photo postcard with good focus & contrast, small faint upper corner crease not into the image. Candidate gift for a music lover. $5.50 o(c)m
"Singin' Gatherin'. Song festival / in Ashland Ky. Old McGuffey / schoolhouse is festival's setting" with wonderful Charles Harper art on a home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1958 from Catlettsburg Kentucky. $3.75 mk
"St. Julian® / WINERY / RED WINE & BLUES PARTY / Saturday, July 24 in Dundee, MI" continental advertising post card, surprisingly fresh for having been mailed. Great design includes a trumpet player in silhouette. $1.00 m(d)ma
"Tabernacle Choir & Organ" unused continental postcard from Intermountain Tourist Supply, scalloped edges as issued, pertinent information on back, fresh appearance. $1.00 um
"Teatro Greco Taormina." showing the Greek amphitheater built in Sicily; unused cartolina postale with undivided back, one long but inconspicuous upper corner crease, minor corner & edge wear, lightly toned caption area, unevenly toned back. Still in use for concerts & operatic performances. $1.75 imst
"Temple of Music. Buffalo, N. Y. / Pan American Exposition Building. In Which President McKinley was Shot. / September 6th, 1901." unused post card made in Germany, published by F. F. Rick & Company (their No. C13167), 1908 date written in pencil on back will probably erase well, otherwise excellent condition. $5.00 pnmh NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"TETRAZZINI SINGING at LOTTA'S FOUNTAIN TO 100,000 PEOPLE ASSEMBLED IN THE STREETS / OF SAN FRANCISCO ON CHRISTMAS EVE, 1910. / COPYRIGHT 1910 BY PACIFIC PHOTO AND ART CO. S. F. PUBLISHED EXCLUSIVELY BY CARDINELL VINCENT CO. SAN FRANCISCO" the Chronicle Building bedecked with flags in the background, the world-famous operatic singer simultaneously presenting that city with a gift & a pointed snub to Oscar Hammerstein (who wanted her singing in New York City). From the looks of it, 100,000 was a gross undercount. May people remembered that day. Written on the back: 'John Blumenstiel and I are in this crowd.' Spotty but light toning on the back, a long internal crease from the top that is hard to see from the front, other edge wear is minor. $7.50 c(s)mng
"The bugler of Barbados Zouave / regiment at St. Ann's Fort." well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1961 from Cherryfield Maine. $2.00 bm
"THE / CONCERT HALL / of the / BARBIZON - / PLAZA / 101 West 58th Street / New York / ... / Catharine A. Bamman / Manager" private mailing card with printed message from pianist Walter Gieseking (known for his renditions of Debussy, Tchaikovsky & Rachmaninoff); incorrectly associated with the Nazis for many years resulting in a blacklisting) with his note added in hand 'Don't forget rehearsals Fri at 2:30 / Bring pictures'. Addressed to Miss Ruth Hall & Co. at 171 E. 73 St in N.Y.C. & mailed October 12 1932. A few speckles of cancel ink at the upper front; a few small spots of light toning on back. It has long been home to many celebrities such Anais Nin, Frida Kahlo de Rivera, Lucky Luciano, & more recently (when it became the Trump Parc) to O. J. Simpson, LaToya Jackson & Morton Downey Jr. To name a few. SALE IN PROGRESS n(n)m(v)i(h)m
"The Interlochen Bowl, National Music Camp, / Twelve Miles from Traverse City on U. S. 31 / Mich." showing a crowd at an open-air concert, unused linen post card, spot of toning on back. $2.00
"The Massey Memorial Organ. Chautauqua Institution. Chautauqua, New York" with a view of its console & pipes, postcard mailed there 1908, from Tuck Series No. 2759, mild corner & edge wear, faint small internal crease near the center of the left front edge. $4.50 n(c)m
"THE MUSIC ROOM AT MOUNT VERNON / Mount Vernon is owned and maintained by the Mount / ..." including a piano, color post card, unused, tiny spot on front edge, good edges. $1.50 wm
"THE MUSIC SHELL AT MAYO PARK, ROCHESTER MINN." with musicians onstage & an inset showing Director R. L. Blakely, unused black & white postcard, mild corner wear & rounding, light but extensive toning on the back may some yield to an eraser. $7.50 m(r)mg
"The National Irrigation Congress at Sacramento, 1907. Opening of the / Congress--The Ogden Tabernacle Choir singing the Invocation Ode." post card, unused. Seldom seen: not in the excellent collection of the Sacramento Public Library, also absent from most Mormonism collections. Sold but front still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 mc(s)ma
"THE PUMP ROOM GARDENS, LEAMINGTON, SPA" showing many in lawn chairs & people around the bandstand, black & white post card, Tritone Art Series B No. 2001, printed in Saxony, unused, small corner crease. $3.25 ems
"The / Red / GARTER / NEW YORK CITY" showing The Strugglers playing to the packed banjo night club; unused postcard giving location details on the back, good edges. Now The Bottom Line, still at the same location in Greenwich Village, Lower Manhattan. $4.00 n(m)m
"Third Street, East from Main, Middletown, Ohio, showing a horse-drawn streetcar about to pass the storefront of the Otto Grau Piano Company--flanked by the First National Bank to the left & Johnson Hardware on the right as we look at it; postcard mailed there 1915 to Clarence Haworth of Wilmington Ohio; long creases through the other buildings at the right side ironed out successfully, curved thin scrape in the sky. $10.00 m(o)g(j)mns
"VIEW OF LAKE AND MUSIC HALL, CITY PARK, GREENVILLE, OHIO / 4A-H1828" as it looked in 1934, with swan swimming in the foreground; linen post card from McClurg's Book Store, small spot of dark toning in lower right back corner. minor wear at upper corners. Attractive scene. $2.25 om
"Walterplatz" showing Walther Square with a statue of the German minstrel Walther von der Vogelweide in Bozen, looking towards the hotel & cafe; post card mailed there 1914 with an Austrian stamp (partly over 1 edge), 2 small corner creases (1 corner weakened), speckles of cancel ink show in the sky, back is toned. The city is now called Bolzano or Bulsan. $3.25 am
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"WARNER CONCERT HALL" emphasizing their large pipe organ & stage; sepia-tone Cyko post card with undivided back & high contrasts, oxidation consistent with circa-1908 age. This venue is at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music there. $18.00 o(o)m(v) NEW / NEU / NOVO
"WIEN, STADTPARK, JOHANN STRAUSS-DENKMAL, STADTPARK, JOHANN STRAUSS-DENKMAL." showing the gilded sculpture of composer Johann Strauss II (unveiled in 1921) in Vienna's first public park; mailed TCV 16.VII.30 by Karl Lechner a postcard exchange with James Krupka in Berwyn Illinois. Attractive 24-groschen stamp is tied on front with legible cancel. $4.50 asmp-a
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OPERA HOUSE POST CARDS & POSTCARDS
|"115 - GENOVA - Teatro Carlo Felice"
with a few pedestrians & a handcart outside the
principal opera house of Genoa Italy; color cartolina postale, album marks at front
corners, 3 initials neatly in the bottom message area (otherwise no writing), back paper
starting to brown with age. $5.00 im
"91 ST. LOUIS MUNICIPAL OPERA, ST. LOUIS, MO." Showing an outdoor concert, postcard mailed 1942, corner wear & rounding. $2.00
"Baki/Baku // ... // The Azerbaijan State Opera and Ballet Theater" showing the front exterior; unused continental postcard, excellent condition. $2.50 amd
"BROAD ST. & CITY HALL TOWER, / BY NIGHT, PHILADELPHIA, PA. / 5852" with moonlight, readable signs including Academy of Music (an opera house & concert hall) on the left side; white-border era post card mailed in 1919 to Lake Side Ohio, minor toning on back, 3 corners with small creases tangential to the image, light toning in the front borders. Surprisingly hard to find. $6.00 p(p)mm
"Grand Opera House, Paris" post card mailed at Mount Vernon Ohio MAR 7 1910 (clear WHEEL. & CHI. TR.8 R.P.0. RMS hand cancel to Mr. H. W. Dozer in Zanesville Ohio, long bottom corner crease with wear nearby, back very light toned from album contact, information about the building printed on back is in English. $3.00 f(p)m
"Kennedy Opera House, Kirksville, Mo. // 1314-29-N" showing a corner view, white-border era post card from Curteich, printed 1929, unused, fairly fresh. $3.75 m(k)m**
"Köln a. Rhein. Opernhaus." showing the opera house that was badly damaged in World War II, uneven top & bottom edges because of separation from other postcards, very late usage at Rhine Georgia, lightly toned back, TB seal with creased corner. $2.00 nm
"Morgan County Scenic Byway / Ohio Byway / The Opera House" showing its unoccupied interior, unused continental postcard, near mint condition. $1.00 o(m)mi
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