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PEOPLE WORKING POSTCARDS
& OCCUPATIONAL POST CARDS

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PEOPLE WORKING POST CARDS & OCCUPATIONAL POSTCARDS
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AviationPioneer_2137_Mechanicians_small.JPG (3645 bytes) aircraft mechanic postcardAIRCRAFT MECHANIC. "2137 Aeroplane Mechanicians. / WILBUR WRIGHT FIELD, Fairfield, Ohio" black & white, mailed 1918 at Dayton Ohio, toned both sides, long crease, partial cancel on front, as is. The earliest aircraft mechanic postcard we have ever seen. $17.50 $15.00 aopm SALE PRICE: SAVE $2.50 (14% OFF)

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AIRCRAFT MECHANIC.
"KEEP 'EM FLYING AT FOSTER FLD." showing 4 Army mechanics & their supervisor working on a propeller aircraft engine, unused Agfa real photo postcard with good focus & glossy finish, light album toning at the back edges, front corners show separation thins (none into the image) from corner mounts. More precisely this at Foster Army Airfield near Victoria Texas. Rare: when we searched the Internet no one else offered it, no one bragged about selling it & no one even exhibited it. $16.00 a(m)ptm(a)m

MIXone_053_small.jpg people working postcard available from Judnick.comALLIGATOR WRESTLERS. "JUNGLE QUEEN--CIRCULAR JUNGLE & EVERGLADES CRUISE / ALLIGATOR WRESTLING / INDIAN TRADING POST / BAHIA MAR YACHT BASIN, FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH, FLA." chrome multiview post card mailed 1970, advertisement gives ship particulars (times, phone, sites visited, etc.), good edges. $3.50 f(f)s(c)pi(s)m

ALLIGATOR WRESTLERS. Wanted to buy--alligator wrestlers working in Florida. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c

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APPLE SELLERS. "Walcheren, / Zeeland." showing two women in the Netherlands selling apples at an outdoor fruit stand, sepia-tone post card, unused, trivial toning at one back edge. $5.00 np

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ARTICHOKE VENDOR. "GIBRALTAR / Artichokes & Water Sellers" postcard from V. B. Cumbo, showing street vendors operating from donkeys, unused, good edges, several tiny spots near one back corner. $18.00 gp








ARTIST. "Artist at work in / Greenfield Village, Mich." well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1962 at Ellsworth Michigan, couple tiny speckles of cancel ink in the front border. $1.75
m(g)p(a) NEW / NOV / NY

ARTIST. LA PANNE. "La Panne Un peintre au travail" sepia-tone showing a painter rendering a beach scene, from Ern Thill booklet, Série 9 no. 4, very late usage in the United States, small ink smear on back, good edges. $6.00 bp



BAKERS. "Native Backery(sic), Nassau, Bahamas" post card published by W. R. Saunders & I. O. Sands photographers (their number 36), very light spotty toning on back, tiny upper corner crease. $6.00 bfp

BAMBOO BLIND MAKER. "Bamboo Blind Maker" circa-1910 carte postale made in Japan, 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. jp
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France_Paris_CreditLyonnais-200_small.JPGBANK CLERKS. "CRÉDIT LYONNAIS / Paris / CONSERVATION DES TITRES / BOND DEPOSIT DEPARTMENT" unused black & white carte postale, published by E. Le Deley, good edges, slight yellowing of the paper with age. $20.00 f(p)ip. Same, but a slightly darker printing & a few speckles of printing ink on back. $19.00 f(p)ip


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BARBERS. Please see Barber postcards. Shown are cowboys getting an open-air haircut.

Turkey_Smyrne_OuvriersDePaniersjpg.JPG (187004 bytes)BASKET-MAKERS. "Smyrne -- Ouvriers de Paniers" showing 2 Turkish basket-makers working outside, color, unused, water stain runs along top edge. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 tp!

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BASKET SELLER. "423.  CANASTAS DE IRAPUATO. MEX." showing an outdoor seller of baskets, wrapped in a serape; real photo tarjeta postal in vertical format, well composed with a lot of detail from good focus, very late usage at Rodarte New Mexico, slight oxidation indicates real age. $6.00 m(g)p. Another example with very late usage at Angus Nebraska, slight oxidation. Shown. $5.50 m(g)p

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BASKET SELLER
. "CALVIN PLAISTED, THE OLD BASKET MAN" postcard with undivided back postcard from Enterprise Press, unused & fairly fresh. $32.50 (m(k)gp)

BASKET SELLER. "... MERCANDO CANASTAS" showing a basket vendor with customers, real photo postcard with very late usage at Paguate New Mexico, one corner with 2 small bends, small spot of light toning at the top of the back. Beginning of the caption is not clear. $4.00 m(g)p

BASKET SELLER. "'MERCANDO CANASTAS' MEXICO." showing a basket vendor with several customers, real photo post card with slight oxidation of the glossy finish, toned back edges, minor corner wear, slight curl to the paper. $3.50 m(g)p

BASKET SELLER. "15---Typical Mexican Basket Seller" carrying his wares on the street, color post card mailed in the US circa 1908, tear from top not into image, light toning both sides, mild corner rounding. $4.00 m(g)p

BASKET WEAVERS. "562--Weaver of Baskets, Cherokee Indian Reservation, Chrokee, N. C. / PHOTO BY CARLOS CAMPBELL" linen from Harry N. Martin, unused, small corner crease, small corner bend, minor corner wear. $2.00 ip

BASKET WEAVERS. "Basket Weavers wear /  high-crowned straws / Charlotte Amalie, / Virgin Islands" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1961 from Kingshill St. Croix. Nice! $2.50

Mexico_Michoacan_FabricanteDe-100jpg.JPG (216453 bytes)BASKET WEAVER. "Fabricante de Canastas / Uruapan, Mich.-193" caption a little hard to read in spots, shows an old man making baskets, unused, pinhole at top center. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 (mp)

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BASKET-WEAVERS. "Smyrne -- Ouvriers de Paniers" showing 2 Turkish basket-makers working outside, unused postcard, album marks on back, water stain runs along top edge both sides. $12.00 tp
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BATH ATTENDANT. "K.-427 / TYPICAL BATH HOUSE SCENE / … / Trained attendants help you every step of your / bath…" two scenes--a woman getting a massage & getting a bath (!), both attended, very unusual subject matter. Backside printing is offset, making it look trimmed, but it is a full-size card. $5.00 +

Indonesia_8A2ITU-200_small.jpg occupation QSL card available from Judnick.comBATIK TULIS MAKER. "BATIK SEMAR / SOLO - INDONESIA / 8A2ITU" Yogyakarta QSL viewcard showing a batik tulis maker applying melted wax, special prefix call to commemorate the 20th World Telecommunication Day below; dates to 16-20 May 1988, small upper corner crease. The batiks of Solo, also known as Sala or Surakarta, are known for their use of sogan (dark yellow color). 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 ip(b)

BEAD VENDORS. "GREETINGS FROM / GHANA" showing the Koforidua Market, the biggest beads market in the country; unused multiview postcard that is slightly larger in width than continental size, 2 tiny pushpin holes at top corners, small upper corner bend, small scrape & toned back. Shown. $1.50 gp. Same without pushpin holes. $1.75 gp

Arizona_Yuma_Indians-200_small.jpg worker post card available from Judnick.comBEAD VENDORS. "Indians selling bead work, Yuma, Arizona." postcard with 2 pencilled numbers on back, also a light rubber band mark & small thin on back. Likely these are Cocopah Tribe members, known for their museum-quality bead work. Back reference: 'On the Road of a Thousand Wonders' referring to a route of the Southern Pacific railroad. $4.75 a(y)i(c)p

BEE KEEPERS. Please see Apiculture post cards.

BEGGARS. "121 Mendiant arabe" showing a seated beggar man with a long stick, sepia-tone on brownish paper from L. & L., toned back, good edges. $20.00 ap

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BEGGARS. "19 Beggars awaiting distribution of bread. Port Sudan." real photo postcard mailed September 3 1936 to Miss Louise Moor in Charlestown Massachusetts. 10-milliemes & 3-millieme stamps are tied but the cancel is indistinct; our dating is from the message. Rare. $20.00 sp-s

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BEGGARS. "25.--Mendiante Chinoise. Chinese beggarwoman." shown with child, unused postcard, lightly toned back. $20.00 cp

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BEGGARS. "359 EGYPTE. -- Le mendiant et ses enfants" showing an old beggar with two children in black & white, post card with undivided back, unused, album marks on front, small brown spot on front. $20.00
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BEGGARS.
"41. TETUAN - Un Mendigo" showing a beggar with passers by in Spanish Morocco, vertical format, paste residue at the back corners, one long edge is not quite straight. $17.00 tp







BEGGARS. "4. The Gipsy beggar" woman with stringed instrument & child, postcard from Art Union in Calcutta, very late usage at Logan New Mexico, a lot of wear & thinning reduces the bottom. Truly rare, but unfortunate condition so only $2.00 as is. gpi NEW / NOV / NY

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BEGGARS. "Beggar in Dholle" in sedan chair carried by 2 servants! $20.00 (ip)


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BEGGARS. "Darjeeling. Lama Beggar" writing on back, white border. $30.00 ip

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BEGGARS.
"'INDIAN SADHU' / HARDED SINGH / PHOTOGRAPHER / CHANDPOLE / JAIPUR" showing a beggar standing in the shade of a nearby building, bowl extended; unused real photo postcard with glossy finish, back is lightly toned & has penciled comment on the scene, slight curl to the paper. $10.00 ipp*%

BEGGARS. "No. 45 Constantinople. Mendiants devant la porte / de la Mosquée Suleïmanié." Showing Turkish beggars, color postcard on undivided back, numbered 4416 on back, unused, good edges, fresh appearance. $10.00 tp Tiny spot of toning on back edge & small area of toning near one front corner, otherwise fresh. $9.00 tp

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BEGGARS. "Tangier A Beggar" black & white post card with dark red caption, unused, toned back, front toning in 2 small spots. $30.00 (tp)

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BEGGARS.
"TIBETAN MENDICANT AGED 94 YEARS" real photo from J. Singh in Darjeeling, unforgettable image with good focus & composition, unused, slight oxidation, slight yellowing of the paper with age. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 tpp

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BEGGARS. "Un Centavo, Señor" showing a barefoot Mexican girl beggar carrying her little brother on her back. Post card
sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 mscp


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BEGGAR & ASSISTANT. "The Blind Beggar" sepia-tone, a few small toning spots on back, unused. From India. Note the assistant. $15.00 ip

Germany_CabbyAndBellman_small.jpg (3740 bytes) occupational postcardBELLMAN & CABBY. "'Am Potsdamer Platz' Dienstmann. Droschkenkutscher. / No. 626. D. R. G. M. s. Neuheiten Vertrieb Novitas, Berlin S. 42" showing cabby & bellman outside a hotel, sepia-tone with red caption, undivided back, unused, good edges. $25.00 gtp

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BLACKSMITH.
"112. Tananarive - Forgerons indigènes - MADAGASCAR" showing indigenous blacksmiths working outdoors, sepia-tone postcard with red caption, writing on back, good edges. $30.00 mp

BLACKSMITH. "Mountain Park, Okla. has a /  blacksmith - Oscar McGee" unattributed art depicting him at work, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1956 from Roosevelt. Nice! $2.50 op

BLACKSMITH. "Pioneer Arizona, a living-history museum on Interstate / 17, just north of Pheonix. The Blacksmith's trade carries / back over 4000 years" with good action on an unused chrome. $1.25 ap

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BLACKSMITH.  "THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH (3). / LONGFELLOW. / And children coming home from school / look in at the open door, /They love to see the flaming forge ..." and 3 more line of poetry on a Bamforth post card from their series no. 4533, mailed 1913 at Marion Indiana (stamp removed) to Mrs. C. A. Richards in Newark Ohio from her sister Margaret, minor wear at the upper corners, light toning both sides. $4.00 gpp

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BLACKSMITH. Uncaptioned sepia-tone real photo carte postale with good focus & contrast, showing a blacksmith & his helper shoeing a horse, unused, slight curl to the paper, back toned, trivial corner wear. $20.00 h(u)p

BLACKSMITH. "C. P. KLEIN" unused & uncaptioned (so we used the most prominent sign) Azo (triangles up) sepia-tone real photo postcard with good edges. Pictorial signage includes anvil, horseshoe & saw. Man holds 2 horses in the large entrance. Sign over the horses reads 'WOODWORK / FILING & GUMMING', the latter involves skillful grinding of saw teeth gullets to a desired shape. Small sign at right '... SHARPENED HERE'. $20.00 h(u)p NEW / NOV / NY


BODYGUARDS. "Lijfgarde van den Soenan van Solo" showing the many bodyguards of the Sunan of Solo, in Indonesia; unused postcard, faint upper corner crease, minor edge wear, light toning on back. $3.75 ip

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BORDER GUARDS. "28. Menton. Borne frontière" showing 2 border guards, postcard from L. V. & Cie. circa 1915, unused, 2 small corner creases, minor corner & edge wear. $7.00 fp




BREAD SELLERS. "15 TOZEUR. -- Marchands de Pains. - LL." Showing Tunisian bread sellers, black & white on carte postale with green back, large album adherences on back. $5.00 tpf

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BREAD SELLERS. "21 - Tanger. 'Puerta del Soco (venta del Pan)" showing bread sellers near the market entrance, black & white postcard, unused but pen-line in upper left front corner. $5.50 tp


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BREAD SELLERS. "...EGYPTIAN TYPES AND SCENES. -- Bread Seller. -- LL." showing a young man selling bread in large loops (pretzels?), unused color post card with much corner rounding & edge wear. A number begins the caption but it is hard for us to read it. $10.00 ep

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BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION WORKERS.
"Cable Spinning - Golden Gate Bridge" unnumbered  postcard with exceptionally interesting work scene & fresh appearance. Note the tell-tale hint of the slightly tilted horizon line: the photographer must have been a little nervous! Can you blame him? 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 bc(g)p

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BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION WORKERS.
"RAISING UNIT OF STEEL TO BAY BRIDGE CABLE" #1229, postcard with exceptionally interesting work scene, long but not distracting crease. $10.00 bc(s)p

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BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION WORKERS.
"The 'Squeezer' Putting Finishing Touches on Huge Bay Bridge Cable" #1006, exceptionally interesting
postcard, fresh appearance. $15.00 bc(s)p

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BULLFIGHTER.
"Rodolfo Gaona" full-length view from the side, with his cape; hand-colored / tinted real photo, unused, mild edge wear except for 1 / 4" tear. His debut was in 1905 in México. He later competed in Spain with figures of great stature such as Joselito and Belmonte. The "gaonera" is named after him. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg (202,148) or .tif format. $1.50 bnp***


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BROOM SALESMAN. "Excobas, petates y tenates / J. G. Hatten, Mexico.  No 3330" showing a seller of brushes & brooms, color targeta postal mailed at Juarez 1911 to Ohio, stamp folded over edge, faint corner crease, corner wear, paper browning with age. $18.00 m(g)p

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BUTCHERS
. "Beef Cutting Dept., U. S. Y., Chicago" black & white, circa 1908, much writing on back, trivial wear at 2 corners, light toning near the back edges. $20.00 (fpi)

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China_No83Chinese-200_small.jpg worker postcards available from Judnick.comBUTCHERS. "... No. 83. / Chinese Manners" showing a butcher offering meat outdoors to a prospective customer, start of caption in Chinese characters; unused black & white Postkarte with blue caption & unevenly divided back (circa 1907 - 1908), back paper browning lightly & evenly with age. In its rare series, the word 'manners' should not be interpreted as referring to etiquette; instead, it means 'ways or manners of doing things'. $20.00 cpf



BUTCHERS. "Vialar -- Boucheries Indigène" showing butchers doing their work in open air, unused postcard, fairly fresh. Wow! $20.00 ap ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY

Netherlands_MiddelburgBotermarkt-200_small.JPG people working postcard available from Judnick.comBUTTER SELLER. "Middelburg - Botermarkt." showing a butter market in open air, sepia-tone briefkaart with very late usage with very late usage at Ryderwood Washington (one of its cancels has the time upside-down, the other has it corrected). One bottom corner multiply creased, all corners soft with wear, very light toning in the upper front margin. $10.00 npf

CABBAGE SELLER. "96   EGYPTIAN TYPES AND SCENES. -- Cabbage Seller. -- LL." showing a man with his loaded donkey, caption in French on the back is less specific (just indicates vegetables), postcard with tiny corner creases, light speckles of toning on the back, front color is fresh & appealing. $8.50 ep

Tinted155_small.jpg occupation postcards available from Judnick.comCAB DRIVER / CABBIE. "Dresden. Hôtel Kaiser Wilhelm. / (Inh. Albin Pansdorf.)" including 2 cabbies waiting nearby for a fare (they had to keep their distance until called, these 2 were the next in line). Postkarte from Wilhelm Hoffmann in Dresden, hand-colored appearance. Interesting but unrelated message all over the back in English details the life of composed Carl Maria Von Weber. Small chip out of the upper left front corner, other corners with minor wear. $2.50 tpe

France_ParisModerne-200_small.jpg occupational postcard available from Judnick.comCAB DRIVER / CABBIE. "PARIS MODERNE - CHAUFFEUSE D'AUTOTAX / Une Contravention au Bois / 2899  Notre pauvre Chauffeuse attrape une contravention pour avoir voulu donner satisfaction / à un client pressé qui lui demandait de la vitesse" showing a female taxi driver being ticketed for the speeding at the behest of her passenger, to the amusement of a passer-by. Unused carte postale with slight toning on back possibly from the printing process itself, minor corner rounding. We have seen another one of these in an auction, mailing date 1909. $30.00 f(p)ptla


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CABINET MAKERS. "Anthony Hay's Cabinetmaking Shop /  Williamsburg, Virginia" with 3 men working, unused chrome post card, short ink line on front. $0.50 (vp)*

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CAMEL DRIVER. "Brushwood-laden camel and camel drivers" sepia-tone real photo postcard from A. Abassi, unused. $20.00 ap

CAMEL DRIVER. "Camel driver at the site / of the Sphingx(sic) an(sic) the pyra- / mid of Khufru. Egypt" home=made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1962 from Fillmore Missouri, trivial wear at 2 corners, light spot of toning on back. $1.75 ep

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CANDY VENDER
. "7876 Mexican Candy Vender on / Military Plaza, San Antonio, Texas" postcard mailed 1918, very heavily toned back, corner crease, edge wear, unusual subject matter. $3.00 (tp)

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CARPENTER. "Bagdad (Iraq) carpenter / pauses for water" with an adz resting on his shoulder, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed from at Bushton Kansas, trivial wear at 2 corners. $2.00 ip

CARPET REPAIRMAN. "No. 767 / Carpet repairing, Kshn" unused continental post card, unusual subject matter, near mint. (3 available) $2.00 each ip

CARPET SELLERS. "Afghanistan, Road side carpet sellers / Photo: M. Anderson (T.T) (1990)" with some of their wares draped over the side of a bridge, oversize postcard with 2002 copyright, excellent condition. $2.00 ap#

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CARRIER. "UN ARRIERO. MEXICO" showing a carrier with his 4 burros, sepia-tone read photo tarjeta postal mailed 1933 from Mexico to Chicago, back lightly toned. $4.00 m(g)p

  Mexico_030_small.jpg occupation real photographs available from LotsOfPhotos.com     Mexico_050_small.jpg occupational photos available from Judnick.com   CHARCOAL VENDOR. "186. / CARBONERO. MEX." showing a vendor of charcoal with his heavily-laden burro, real photo tarjeta postal with very late usage (oxidation suggests an earlier age) at Trail Missouri, 2 corners with faint small creases. Shown left. $4.25 m(g)p. Same but unused & tiny spot in sky. Shown right. $4.25 m(g)p

CHARCOAL VENDORS. "Carboneros y sus novias.   I. G. Hatton, Mexico No,3363" showing charcoal sellers with their wares & customers, unused color tarjeta postal, minor corner wear & rounding. $10.00 m(g)p

CHARCOAL VENDORS. "M12 Vendedores de Carbon C Valles S L P  Mexico" showing 2 charcoal vendors with their loaded burros, unused Eke real photo with excellent contrast & focus, fairly fresh. C Valles abbreviates Cuidad de Valles. $6.00 m(s)p

CHARCOAL VENDOR. "Marchands de charbon (Maroc)" showing charcoal being sold from donkeys, unused postcard separated from a booklet, bottom corner crease, light toning at the top & bottom back edges. $15.00 mp

France)Paris_HotelBurgundy-200_small.JPGCHEFS. "HOTEL BURGUNDY / 8, rue Duphot (Madeleine) - PARIS / Cuisine du Restaurant" including 3 chefs at work, unused black & white carte postale from L. Vauclin, tiny corner crease with wear. An interesting scene. $17.50 cf(p)i(r)p

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CHICKEN VENDORS. "Mexico.  Polleros / Latapi & Bert. Mexico. 6364" showing a man & woman selling chickens in the streets, minor corner wear. Post card
sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 p(c)m(g)a

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CHICKEN VENDORS. "Salutărĭ / din Romănia. / Pui de găina! / .... Pui!" showing a Romanian vendor of live chickens carrying 2 large baskets, unused Carta Postala, just a little corner & edge wear seen from the front, back toned lightly & unevenly. SALE IN PROGRESS rpg

CHIMNEY SWEEPS. "A. RITTIGSTEIN / HARDWARE & ... // 971 / BROADWAY // E. JOHNSON / CHIMNEY / SWEEP // E. JOHNSON / CHIMNEY SWEEP /  971 BROADWAY / PRONE OAK 2176" in Oakland California with attention-getting wagon & 2 workers in costume before the business (name & address on awning) established by Jewish immigrant (from Czernowitz Bukovina ) Adolph Rittigstein. Sepia-tone Azo (triangles up) real photo divided back post card with wonderful depth-of-field & lighting that brings out the details. The Rittigstein (& Son) business prospered by supplying paints, oils, hardware, locksmithing & chimney sweeping services from 1889 - 1910. Belongs in a museum. 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(o)pjhg


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CITRUS FRUIT VENDOR. "... / Zitronenverkäuferin / Citromấrusnö."  showing a woman's stand at an open-air market, probably in Eastern Europe, unused monochromatic green postcard in vertical format, minor corner & edge wear but otherwise fresh. The characters in the beginning line of the caption cannot be reproduced due to font limitations. $10.00 pf

CLOTH SALESMAN. "East Pakistan. Itinerant salesman / carry(sic) cloth to remote tribesmen" home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1961 from New Market Indiana. $1.75

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COAL CARRIER. "A HAPPY WORKER", COAL WOMAN OF ST. THOMAS, V.I." black & white from Taylor's Book Store, unused & fairly fresh. The best postcard we have ever seen from the US Virgin Islands. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50

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COAL MINERS. "M-17 CUTTING COAL AT FACE OF CHAMBER" linen postcard mailed 1940, corner crease. $3.75

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COAL MINERS.
"Miners going down the Shaft of Coal Mine." Close-up in color, mailed 1907, undivided back, minor corner wear & rounding. Post card sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50
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Ohio_MineralCity_Uncaptioned_200_small.jpg occupational post card available from Judnick.comCOAL MINERS. Uncaptioned sepia-tone real photo postcard showing unmechanized above-ground coal mining, including a few children (after school, waiting for the miners to quit so they can fetch a few lumps of coal for their families), at Murray City Ohio. Mailed there in AUG 1909 (lightly inked COL. & ATHENS R.P.O. hand cancel) to Miss May Connor in Guernsey Ohio, lightly toned back, minor corner & edge wear. Obviously one-of-a-kind: no caption, no attribution of the photography or the publisher. $50.00 o(m)mp

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COAL SELLER. "Mexico.  Muchacho Carbonero. / Latapi & Bert.  Mexico. 6372." showing a boy selling coal from his burro, unused tarjeta postal with undivided back, a little wear at one bottom corner, otherwise fairly fresh for its 100-year+ age. $8.50 m(g)p

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COALMEN
. "AUBE -- Charbonniers de la Forêt d'Othe" showing coalmen, unused carte postale, toned spot on back. $35.00 fp


COBBLER.
"Bosnische Schusterwerkstätten" post card showing a cobbler / shoe repair work scene in Bosnia, circa 1914, unused, toned edges on back. Nice unposed quality. $12.00 bp

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COBBLER. "JAPANESE COBBLER AT WORK." seated out-of-doors, color carte postale with very late usage at Shoemaker New Mexico, small corner crease, noticeable edge wear especially at the top. $4.50 jp


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images/ElSalvador_PesandoElCafe-200_small.jpgCOFFEE PLANTATION WORKERS. "Pesando el Café Para la Exportación" showing coffee being weighed for export by 3 workers & a supervisor, color tarjeta postal, paper lightly browned with age muting the colors. mild wear at the corners (including 2 small creases not into the image). Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 ep

SouthDakota_Waubay_Lambert-200_small.JPG worker postcard available from Judnick.comCONSTRUCTION WORKERS. "Lampert Lumber Co. / Waubay S. D." showing 3 workmen pausing in the fall erection effort for a long 2-story wooden building, a grain elevator in the left background, a small building in between; sepia-tone real photo postcard mailed Jan 31 1911 by one of the people shown (S. I. Dilley, to another Dilley in Youngstown Ohio); good edges, slight oxidation. Caption is on the front lower left, readable upon magnification. Unique & as interesting as they get. $60.00 slpg(d)g(l)*

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COOK.
"52. Gargotier Arabe" showing an outdoor Arab cookstand with customer, sepia-tone postcard on brownish paper, rough edges as issued, light toning in stamp box area. $5.00 apc

COOKWARE VENDOR. "168 Marché" sepia-tone showing a cookware vendor, made in Tunis stamped on back, unused & interesting. $7.00 tp

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COTTON CLEANER. "Cotton Cleaner" undivided back (pre-1908) interesting & unused, unusual subject matter, original price handstamped on back in violet. From The Phototype Company in Bombay. $10.00 (ip)

COWBOYS & COWGIRLS. Please see Cowboy & Cowgirls postcards.

CRACKER PACKERS. "Packing Hanover Crackers, Smith & Son, White River Jc. Vt." showing 2 women & 2 men packing barrels, unused sepia-tone post card made in Germany, minor corner rounding. Circa 1909 postcard date, though the factory shown dates back to 1871. $12.50 v(w)fip








CROP DUSTER. "Dusting a pepper patch / in Delaware" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card, trace of cancel ink in the sky, approximately 1" internal crease from the side, used 1964 at Holley New York. $1.75 dpa







CUCUMBER VENDOR. "Vendeuse de concombres" showing a cucumber vendor in Egypt; undivided back post card mailed 1911 at Suez to France, minor corner & edge wear, rare & unusual subject matter. $20.00 ep ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY

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CURIOSITY VENDOR.
"338 EGYPTE. -- Marchand de curiosités / Comptoir Philatélique d'Egypte. -- Alexandrie" showing a vendor of curiosities (such as a large animal skull), black & white postcard with undivided back, unused, album marks at front corners, wear at one corner. 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 ep

DANCERS. Have a separate listing due to their numbers.


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DATE MERCHANT. "Marchand ambulant. / Editeur Max Fuchtermann, Constantinople. 1514  Phot. Sébah à Joaillier" postcard with undivided back, neat writing both sides, mild corner wear, light album marks on front. The man is a date merchant as shown and specified on the following postcard. $12.00 tp*

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DATE MERCHANT. "Marchand de Dattes.  Constantinople." a heavily-laden vendor weighing some dates with a hand scale, color post card, numbered 12615 on back, unused, corner & edge wear. $20.00 tp

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DATE PICKERS. "179  La récolte de dattes" showing Arabs gathering dates from Arab palm trees, sepia-tone post card on brownish paper from L. & L., toned back, mild corner wear & rounding, long but faint crease within one border. $4.00 atp
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Georgia_Cedartown_CHigh-200_small.jpg Georgia post card available from Judnick.comDITCH DIGGERS. "CEDARTOWN HIGH SCHOOL, CEDARTOWN, GA." including ditch diggers working on both sides of the sidewalk, maybe to lay a drainage pipe underneath; unused black & white postcard, two internal creases hard to see from the front, back paper yellowing with age, minor corner wear. $4.00 g(c)p

Advertising_SpecialShovels-200_small.jpg worker post card available from Judnick.comDITCH DIGGERS. "'Special Shovels' // ATLANTA, GA., Starting two hundred and forty men on a new sewer. No other shovel used on this work but our long / handle Round Pint, which cost the city more per doz. but which they consider the cheapest shovel to be obtained. / CONNEAUT SHOVEL CO., CONNEAUT, OHIO." black & white postcard with red caption, small bottom corner bend, old price on back inked off, minor edge wear. Rare. When we searched the Internet, no one else offered it, or bragged about selling it, or even exhibited it. SALE IN PROGRESS g(a)po(c)a

DOCTORS & MEDICAL WORKERS. These are listed separately--just click to visit.

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DOG HANDLER. "At the Judge's Stand, Hollywood Dog Track, / Hollywood, Florida  F39" Unused linen postcard with fresh color, tiny corner bend. $2.00 rdfp

DUST-BIN COLLECTOR. "Ramasseur d'ordures. Constantinople." Showing a dust-bin collector with his shovel & mule, fresh colors, circa 1912, unused, numbered 38 on back, minor corner wear, very unusual subject matter. The only postcard we have ever seen with this necessary occupation. $60.00 tp

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EAR CLEANER. "CHINESE EAR CLEANER / MANILA-881." with a seated client, unused Rexo real photo, lightly toned front, heavily toned back, most unusual subject matter. $40.00 pp

MIXone_266_small.jpg occupational post card available from Judnick.comEARTHENWARE MENDER. "12.--Petits Métiers-- Raccommodeur de Faïence. Little crafts--Chinese mender." showing a man mending earthenware, boys in the back hold kites; black & white postcard on browning paper, circa 1915, unused, album marks at front corners, lower corner crease tangential to the image. The man is mending pottery. $35.00 cppk








ELECTRIC LINEMEN. Uncaptioned & unused sepia-tone Cyko real photo postcard, showing 4 linemen atop a utility pole, toned back, long upper corner crease, faint internal crease in the front sky. Not the same men as pictured below. $5.50 ep(e)






ELECTRIC LINEMEN. Uncaptioned & unused sepia-tone Cyko real photo postcard, showing 5 linemen atop a utility pole, light toning on back, 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 ep(e)


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Missouri_Kansas_City_Teachenor_small.jpg (3491 bytes)ETCHING WORKER. "TEACHENOR-BARTBERGER ENGRAVING CO., KANSAS CITY" showing work scenes in their zinc etching and halftone etching departments, undivided back post card, inconspicuous corner crease, name Roger written on face, addressed. The business owners were R. B. Teachenor & E. G. Bartberger. $12.50 m(k)pggi

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FARMERS. "Drying of the unhulled rice." Japanese scene in color post card, unused, interesting. $4.25

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FARMERS.
"One of our Hay Stacks 45 ft. long contains 16 tons" real photo from Kit Carson Colorado, mailed there 1910, caption from writing on back. Interesting view with 4 men working and the apparatus used to hoist them up. $20.00 (cpa)

Better_403small.jpg occupational postcards available from Judnick.comFIREMEN. "Fire Insurance / New York / Underwriting / Agency // Copyright 1905 by De Witt C. Wheeler. / 51315  Firemen wetting down Ruins, N. Y. City." black & white postcard with red caption & undivided back, mailed 1907 from Thornville Ohio to a local resident, mild edge wear includes a small scrape, album toning & 1 small scrape at the back corners. $7.00 fnpi

FIREMEN. See also Fires & Firefighting postcards at this site.

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FISHING GUIDE. "Lady and Guide weigh in a little Fellow at / Hunt's Point, Queens County, Nova Scotia.--9"  beside a trophy tuna, postcard in excellent condition.
Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 n(h)fp

FISHMONGER. "Fishmonger" also captioned in Japanese, color postcard, unused, undivided back, made in Japan, mild corner wear, back has several small scratches. $4.75 jp

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FISH VENDOR. "99.-SIDEWALK FISH VENDERS AND SEA FOOD RESTAURANTS, / FISHERMAN'S WHARF, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA" unused linen from Nature Tone Views. $3.50

FISH VENDOR. "FISH STREET-VENDER IN JAPAN" circa-1908 carte postale with unevenly divided back, very late mailing at Fischer Texas, small bottom corner crease, minor corner wear elsewhere. An uncommon card, we could find only one other example (part of a lot) offered when we searched the Internet. $8.00 jp NEW / NOV / NY

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FISHWIFE. "163  A NEWHAVEN FISHWIFE" in East Sussex, with the sea wall & lighthouse in the background; handcolored Valentine's real photo postcard, circa 1931 (because we know the source), slight curl to the paper, small bottom corner crease tangential to the image, other edge wear is trivial. $6.00 e(n)lphf

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FISH WIFE. "NEWHAVEN / FISH WIFE" bearing a large basket on her back, unused postcard from Valentine's Artotype series, trivial corner wear, tiny spot of light toning on back. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 ecpw


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FISH WIFE. "NEWHAVEN / FISH WIFE." holding hands with her child, color Valentine's Artotype postcard, unused, long crease, corner wear & rounding. $2.75 ep

FLORIST. "Florist at Suwa Park, Nagasaki" also captioned in Japanese, unused circa-1908 carte postale with unevenly divided back, upper corner crease, all corners noticeably rounded, 2 small scrapes near the upper right front corner, toned back. Rare. When we searched the Internet, no one was offering it, there were no recorded sales, and only one example was exhibited in a collection. SALE IN PROGRESS jfp

Mexico_FGMexicano-200_small.jpg worker postcard available from Judnick.comFLOWER SELLERS. "F. C. MEXICANO / VENDIENDO FLORES EN / 10  EL FORTIN" showing flower vendors soliciting business from Ferrocarril Mexicano passengers at the Fortin depot; sepia-tone real photo tarjeta postal, well composed with good depth-of-field, unused, paper starting to brown evenly with age. Why would people on a train without air conditioning buy flowers? Depends on who is sitting next to them! In July 1955, the name of the pueblo of Fortin was changed as part of a decree to become the villa Fortin de las Flores. $25.00 $22.50 m(v)pr(f)f SALE PRICE: SAVE $2.50 (10% OFF)

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FLOWER SELLERS
. "LA COTE D'AZUR / H63 - CANNES - La Plage et la Croisette" showing a pretty French flower vendor, real photo carte postale with scalloped edges as issued, edit. MAR, unused, 3 tiny spots in the upper right front sky. $2.75 f(c)p

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FLOWER SELLERS. "Street Flower Venders(sic), San Francisco, Calif.  13 / 67463" showing an shaded outdoor stand on a sunny day, linen post card mailed 1945, soft corners. $2.75 c(s)fp




FLOWER SELLERS. "Street Flower Vendors / San Francisco, California" unused linen postcard, small bottom corner crease, otherwise fresh. $2.50 c(s)p

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FLOWER SELLERS & FRUIT VENDORS.
"Market street / Market street : many women's selling of fruits and / flowers on the back street" in the Ryukyus, also captioned in Japanese; unused continental postcard with fresh appearance. $1.75 rp%

FOOD INSPECTORS. "INSPECTING FRUIT BEFORE BEING EXPORTED. / Fruit exported form Victoria is subjected to a rigid inspection. / Buyers oversea may rely on receiving the best quality." including several crates, some open, with legible labeling (e.g., GJ & Co, 1 bushel sorted apples, Alfred E. Eagle ...); elaborate back advertising settlement allotments available for mixed farming in Victoria Australia, under the Closer Settlement Acts; black & white postcard issued by direction of the Honorable J. E. Mackey (Commissioner of Crown Lands); a lot of edge wear at the lower right front corner, other edge wear is minor, lightly toned back. $6.00 vfpa







FOREMAN. "Foreman of a road gang on Sahara chants to keep time" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1962 from Darlington Indiana, upper corner crease, minor wear at top edge, bottom corner crease with paper separation. Unusual subject matter. $1.50 amp

FORTUNE TELLERS. Barr's Postcard News. July 26, 2016 (24 pages). Articles on the summer Olympics, fortune-telling by palmistry & ink blotters. $1.25 pp(f)o

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FORTUNE TELLER.
"…SCÈNES et TYPES - ALGER Une cartomancienne locale" caption very hard to read, postcard showing a female fortune-teller in Algiers, one uneven edge & a tiny tear at top (from booklet separation). A beautiful card. Sold but front still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 ap


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FRUIT VENDOR.
"2955.  A Fruit Vendor, Mexico." showing an elderly lady tempting train passengers, color, mailed to Ohio, minor corner & edge wear, light toning on back. $6.00 mp

Cuba_Fruitvender-200_small.jpgFRUIT VENDOR. "Fruitvender(sic), / HAVANA, / Cuba" with his elaborate cart in color, postcard with undivided back, published by The Diamond News Company, mild corner wear & rounding, lightly toned. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00  cph

Korea_RoadsideFruit-200_small.JPG occupation postcard available from Judnick.comFRUIT VENDOR. "ROADSIDE FRUIT VENDORS / Near Pusan, Korea / 218" real photo post card, free mail to Ohio from APO 301. $10.00 (kp). Same, but toned back, a few spots of toning on front & date of 1953 written on back. Shown. $8.00 kp

Hunting_8FlagrantDelitDe-72_small.JPG people working post card available from Judnick.comGAME WARDENS. "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

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GARLIC VENDOR. "Costumes Portuguezes. 'Venedeira d'alhos'." showing a Portuguese garlic vendor, unused, album paste on back. $7.50

GINGER PEELERS. "Greetings from Jamaica, B. W. I. / Ginger Peelers" showing 5 women & 4 baskets full of their work, unused color postcard numbered 225 & 65650 on the back, faint small bend at one upper corner, otherwise good edges. $5.00 jp

GLASS FACTORY WORKERS. "At Corning Glass Works / Corning, N.Y." unattributed art showing glass blowers watched by spectators, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1965 from Dongola Illinois, upper corner bend & bottom corner crease neither into the image, a tiny spot of cancel ink in the right front margin. $2.00 n(c)gp

GLASS FACTORY WORKERS. "When in El Paso or Juarez visit CRISTALES de / CHIHUAHUA, GLASS FACTORY…" unused chrome multiview including 2 work scenes & example products, round corners as issued. $2.00

Florida_Unspecified_SortingAnd-200_small.jpg worker post cards available from Judnick.comGRAPEFRUIT SORTERS. "SORTING AND PACKING GRAPE FRUIT, FLORIDA" showing 3 men at work amidst many crates, white-border era post card mailed 1921 from Orlando, both upper corners creased (one faintly, not into the image), a little cancel ink shows in the left front margin, bottom corner with a small crease, other edge wear is minor. Seldom offered in any condition. We did find one at $9.99; but we need just $5.00. ff(u)p


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GRASSHOPPER VENDOR. "33  MARRAKECH - Place Djma el Fna - Vendeurs de sauterelles" showing vendors of grasshoppers, well localized; unused carte postale from Cie Alsacienne des Arts Photomécaniques in Strasbourg, good edges. An alternative spelling for the place is Djemaa el Fna. $20.00 mpfi

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GRASSHOPPER VENDOR.
"Maure, phot., Biskra 52 Biskra -- Marchand de sauterelles" showing a vendor of grasshoppers, unused sepia-tone postcard, corner crease, unusual subject matter. $25.00 ap
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GRASS SELLER. "10. Maltese Grass Seller" color post card with undivided back, unused, lightly toned back, unusual subject matter. $18.00 mp!
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GREEN GROCER. "THE GREEN-GROCER'S MORNING ROUND" circa-1910 carte postale made in Japan, very late mailing at Vendor Arkansas, minor corner wear. $10.00 jp
NEW / NOV / NY

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GREETER
. "'MACHAKAS', THE MASAI WARRIOR / who greets you as you enter 'Tanganyika / Territory', a 300 acre reproduction of the / African Veldt ... / ...at AFRICA-U. S. A., BOCA / RATON, FLORIDA" unused chrome post card dates to 1953 (from printer's code), trivial corner wear, otherwise fresh. The wildlife tourist attraction existed from 1953 to 1961, so this is a very early item. $5.00 f(b)p%

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GRINDER. "3.--Petits Métiers-- Aiguiseur Chinois. Little crafts--Chinese grinder" black & white, circa 1915, unused, minor corner wear & rounding, brownish paper. $35.00 cp

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GRINDING STONE VENDORS.
"Grinding stones for / sale in El Salvador" showing a market scene with several men, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1976 from Buffalo Center Iowa. $2.00 ep

Jamaica_KingsHouseHome-200_small.JPG occupational post card available from Judnick.comGUARD. "King's House, Home of Governor, Kingston, Jamaica..." including a guard at the entrance, unused postcard with underinked colors on paper browning with age, circa 1910, small corner crease, toned back edges. $7.00 jp

GUARDS. "MONACO / La Relève de la Garde sur la Place..." showing guards getting their relief, real photo post card from Editions Estel, extensive back scrapes damage stamp & a couple caption words, front presentable though, rough edges as issued. $1.50 mp NEW / NOV / NY









GUARDS. "Roma - Vaticano - Guardia Palatina" showing several members of the uniformed guards in formation, black & white postcard, unused. $5.00 vp

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HAT MAKERS.
"Making Hats in Porto Rico" showing 4 seated women (2 indoors) working the straw; postcard with 1912 copyright, mailed in Haverhill Massachusetts, considerable corner & edge wear, two long creases in the upper left front corner, 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 format. $2.00 ppm
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PuertoRico_HatVendorsIn-120.JPG (482765 bytes)HAT VENDOR. "© 1909 by Waldrop Photographic Co., San Juan, Porto Rico. / HAT VENDORS IN SAN JUAN." one with a loaded burro, the other carrying the load himself; unused, toning & things in front border corners from album mounting, long corner crease not too conspicuous. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.75 pp(h)

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HAT VENDOR. "2602. Hat and Basket Vendor, Mexico" showing a lady with many hats atop her head & a streetcar in the background, color, mailed to Ohio, pertinent information on back, small corner crease, corner wear, stamp overhangs two edges slightly, traces of cancel ink in the sky. $4.25 mp(h)s

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HAWKER.
"Malay Hawker, Singapore" standing amidst children with his wares on a pole, unused postcard, circa 1910, numbered 9 in lower left corner. $18.00 sp

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HELICOPTER TEST PILOT. "'STABLE MABEL' ONE-MAN HELICOPTER / built for the Office of Naval Research and U. S. / Army by Kellett Aircraft Corporation of Horsham, Pa. ..." unused black & white postcard with glossy finish, much pertinent information printed on back, front has several trivial abrasions & light toning. Unusual subject matter. Note pilot's no-hands display. $7.00 a(m)p(h)p(h)

Oregon_PickersArriving-100.JPG (301779 bytes)HOP PICKERS. "PICKERS ARRIVING FOR WORK / IN AN OREGON HOP FIELD" unused black & white from Patton Post Card Company, numbered 44837 on back, mild wear at top edge, minor wear at one corner. An interesting view. $6.00 oap. See also our Breweriana post cards.

Oregon_PickingHops_PrintersCopy.JPG (265876 bytes)HOP PICKERS. "PICKING HOPS IN OREGON" including 4 workers & 2 baskets; black & white postcard with printer's markings on back dating Aug 24 1915 & price charged, paper browning evenly with age, unique & interesting. $12.00 oap*

Mexico_049_small.jpg worker post cards available from Judnick.comHOUSE SERVANT. "303--A Mexican 'Criada,' House Servant / All the Work about Native Households is Performed by such Women  A-38811-N" unused post card from Sandoval News Service, small upper corner bend, minor wear at one bottom corner. $4.00 m(g)w(s)p(h)

PeopleWorking_IronFitters-200_small.JPGIRON FITTERS. "LES USINES DE DION-BOUTON / LES FERREURS EN VOITURE" showing French iron fitters at a carriage works, unused sepia-tone carte postale with undivided back. Dion-Bouton made automobiles from 1883 to 1932; in 1900 they were the largest auto manufacturer in the world. Extraordinary & seldom seen. $35.00 p(i)ia


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IRON WORKERS
. "Pittsburg, Pa., Group of Iron Workers" taking a break, postcard mailed there DEC 27 1905 to Miss Chloe McNutt in Ridgway Pennsylvania, light album toning especially at the corners, minor corner wear. $4.75 p(p)p NEW / NOV / NY

JOCKEYS. Please see our Racing post cards.

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JUGGLER.
"EXPÉDITION DE CHINE. / 2010.--Acrobate Chinois dans une Rue de Tien-Tsin" showing a Chinese juggler / acrobat standing on his hands, black & white, undivided back postcard, unused, lightly toned back. $35.00 (cp(j))

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LABORER. "516. Mexico.  Trabajador en tierra caliente. / J. C. S." showing a laborer with basket on his back (for carrying), postcard in vertical format, unused, undivided back, mild corner & edge wear, light album marks at the front corners. Tierra Caliente is a district in Oaxaca. $7.50 m(o)p

LABOR UNIONS. Please click to see our webpage on the subject.

SocialHistory_14LaFemmeAvocat.jpg (165923 bytes)LAWYER / ADVOCATE. "14.--La femme avocat. / Les hommes font-ils meilleure besogne en politique? Quel mépris nous vient au cœur pour eux devant let faits. / La France divisée en partis ennemis s'entredechirant, la haine des classes attisée, devenue en moyen de gouverneur, les / déclassés remplissant les villes et les campagnes manquant de bras; les sinécures, les concussions, les pots-de-vin partout; la / dette grossissant de milliard en milliard en pleine paix; à toutes les aventures. Hommes, il n'y a pas lieu d'être fiers de votre œuvre. / Je salue l'aurore des temps nouveaux, l'avènement aux affaire de la femme." Image of woman in lawyer robes standing behind a child. French is colloquial, argumentative & sarcastic-- something to the effect "Why not women lawyers? Men do a lousy job at it! Look what they have done in politics & public affairs ... I greet the advent of new times when women are in business." Undivided back postcard, mailed circa 1900 - 1903, small corner crease, minor edge wear, album impressions at the corners. The baby in the picture probably symbolizes the non-voting status of women under the Napoleonic code, under which they were essentially treated as children. Sold but front still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 splw(s)#






LEATHER WORKERS. "Ivory, silver, and leather shops flourish in Omdurman. These workers fashion belts and bags of leather." in the Sudan, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1963 from Auburn Massachusetts, good edges, back paper yellowing evenly with age. $2.25 sp

LION TAMER. "Mr. Arthur West and his Kindergarden Class / at Gay's Lion Farm / El Monte, Calif." with 7 young lions perched on stairs & a stool, unused DOPS real photo postcard, good edges, necessarily 1942 or earlier. Note the tilted composition, which is telling: the photographer was inside the enclosure & understandably nervous; he took the shot quickly & made a hasty retreat! In the circus, the feat shown was duplicated with 7 full-grown lions. Rare. When we searched the Internet, no one was offering it & no one was even bragging about having sold it. All we could find were people exhibiting it as one of their prized possessions. $25.00 cc(e)agp

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LION TAMER
. "Pluto and Mr. Gay / at / Gay's Lion Farm / El Monte / Calif. / 10" SSSS real photo
postcard showing him riding on the back of a lion, unused, brownish paper, sound edges. $25.00 ccgp

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Maine_Bath_BMMaking-200_small.JPG from Judnick.comLOBSTER TRAP MAKERS. "Bath, Me., Making Lobster Traps, New Meadows River." unused color post card made in Germany, numbered 6484 on back, tiny corner crease, faint album marks on back. An interesting scene. $9.50 m(b)m(n)p

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LUMBER HAULER. "Hauling Lumber to Market / J. G. Hatton, Mexico.  3331" showing a man bearing a heavy load, couple tiny spots in the sky, mild corner & edge wear. Tarjeta postal s
old but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 m(g)lp


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LUPINI VENDOR.
"VENDITRICE DI LUPINI / (Lupinara)" showing a female vendor of lupini beans, signed art (AV or BV?) in color on an undivided back cartolina postale, browning paper on back, circa 1900 - 1905. Very unusual & specialized subject matter; the beans are very difficult to cook unless you have the know-how & patience. $25.00 ifp+

MACARONI MAKERS. "NAPOLI - Fabbrica di Maccheroni" showing a group of people making macaroni, sepia tone cartolina postale Italiana from Carlo Cotini, scalloped edges as issues, small corner crease at one upper corner weakens it, small paper separation at the other upper corner. Unusual subject matter. $6.00 fip NEW / NUOVO / NY

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MANGO SELLER. "346 Sud-Vietnam - SAIGON /  Marchande de mangues" hand-colored / tinted real photo showing a woman selling mangoes, production Van-Hen, unused & fairly fresh. $7.00 sp

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MASON.
"21. Bassin d'Arachon - Une Pasqueuse" showing a female mason at a French work site, postcard mailed 1901 to England. $70.00 (fpw)

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MASSEURS. "66 / AIX-LES-BAINS.-- Établissement Thermal, Massage" showing two men giving another man a massage, remarkable image, undivided back post card, unusual subject matter. $30.00 (f(a)sp)

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MASSEURS. "Savoie -- 83 - AIX-les-BAINS / Cabine de Luxe, Massage" with a seated nude man being worked on by two masseurs, black & white carte postale, minor corner wear, back paper starting to brown with age. An uncommon card. $30.00 f(a)sp NEW / NOV / NY

MATADORS. Please see our listing of Bullfighting postcards.

Mexico_36AMVendedor-200_small.jpg workman postcard scan available from Judnick.comMEALING STONE VENDOR."367 / MEXICO. VENDEDOR DE METATES" real photo of a seated vendor with his mealing stones (used for processing seeds & grains, excellent focus & contrast. Post card sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 mpf

Food_SidesOfBeefAre-200_small.jpgMEAT GRADER. "Sides of beef are 'quartered' before expert / graders determine the quality. / Only the choicest been is branded 'Swift's / Premium'." showing a worker applying that grade to some ribs with a roller, monochromatic blue-green postcard, mailed 1949, minor wear at one corner, cancel ink in left front border. $6.00 fpa


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SouthAfrica_ANativeMedicine-200_small.jpg occupational post card available from Judnick.comMEDICINE VENDOR. "A Native Medicine Vendor." seated on a street with his wares (many roots & herbs) displayed before him, sepia-tone SAPSCO real photo postcard with crisp contrast & slight oxidation, mailed 1924 at Durban South Africa to Pennsylvania, slight curl to the paper, small bottom corner crease. Sender writes in part: 'He seems to have plenty of remedies but few patients.' $35.00 smpp

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METAL BUFFERS. "Metal Buffers, Sheffield." In Derbyshire, England; exceptionally interesting, unused, album marks on back, lightly toned back. $16.00 ep

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METATE VENDORS. "OSUNA / VENDEDORES DE METATES  MEX. A 153" showing vendors of mealing stones for processing grains & seeds, sepia-tone tarjeta postal mailed 1957 from Hunter Kentucky (2 different cancels there). Shown left. $6.50 m(g)fp. Another printing with high contrast, mailed from Olin Kentucky, minor wear to one upper corner. Shown middle . $6.50 m(g)fp
. Still another printing with near-otimum contrast, mailed 1957 at Reliance Kentucky. Shown right. $7.00 m(g)fp. All three for comparison: $18.50 m(g)fp

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MILK INSPECTOR.
"A milk inspection, Brussels, Belgium" with a 3-dog cart, postcard, unused & fresh appearance. Special policemen are assigned to stop the carts anywhere to inspect for cleanliness. $15.00
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MILK INSPECTOR.
"Anvers / Laitière Flamande / H. N. à A. No. 36" showing a milk inspection, undivided back post card in black & white, unused. $25.00 dblp


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DogCart_AntwerpBelgiumFlemish-200.jpg worker post card available from Judnick.comMILKMAID. "1040.  Antwerp, Belgium.  Flemish Milk Venders" including a cart being drawn by 3 dogs, Europeau Series postcard made in Germany & mailed NOV 5 1910 (clear & almost complete TOLEDO & COL. R.P.O. hand cancel) to Mr. P. F. Koch in Columbus Ohio, internal crease mostly in the bricks from the right front edge, a little writing by the sender under the front caption. Hard to find -- even if you spell vendors correctly! 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 dbfp

MILKMAID. "27 -- Laitière Normands.  ND Phot." showing a French milkmaid on the back of a donkey, black & white, very late usage at Old Trap North Carolina, noticeable wear along 2 edges. $5.00 fp

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MILKMAID. "Melkslijters Noord-Brabant." with 3 dogs pulling in the Netherlands, postcard, P. F. van den Ende No. 292, writing on front, undivided back, unused & fresh appearance. $17.50 dnp

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MILKMAID.
"Milk Woman" in India, postcard with undivided back, minor wear at one corner, couple small spots of toning on back. $12.50 ip

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Italy_NapoliVenditriceDiLatte-120.jpg (392963 bytes)MILKMAID. "Napoli - Venditrice di latte" showing a female milk vendor with her stock. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.75 ip

Better_374small.jpg horse-drawn postcards available from Judnick.comMILK MAID. "New Orleans, La.  Creole Milk Maid" on a horse-drawn cart with 2 large jugs, address on side looks like '12th & Washington St.', from Tuck Post Card Series No. 2108 printed in Germany, mailed at New Orleans 1910, tiny bottom corner crease, minor corner & edge wear. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 l(n)htp

MIXone_099_small.jpg occupational post card available from Judnick.comMILKMAID. "The Milkmaid." unsigned but quality art in color shows agricultural scene in which a farm woman empties water into vats so her 2 cows can drink; postcard with undivided back mailed 1907 at Quimby Iowa, corners with small creases tangential to or missing the art, top edge ding closes fairly well. $3.25 wpa




MILKMAIDS & MILKMEN. Many more examples in French-speaking Europe can be found on our Dog cart postcard webpage.

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MILKMAN.
"Milkman in Barranquilla, Colombia" black-and-white post card on browning paper, numeral written on back. $11.00 cp*

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MILKMAN. "2056 Milchkarren" with milk man being helped by 2 dogs, Swiss published by Photoglob Co., unused, writing on back. $15.00 dsp(m)


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MILK MERCHANT. "14. - DJIBOUTI - Marchandes de lait" showing milk merchants, mailed to Belgium but stamps removed from both sides. $8.50

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MILK MERCHANT. "Vendedora de leche, Lima (Perú)" showing a milk vendor on horseback, postcard, small indentations at upper right corner, unused, light toning on back. $6.00 p(l)p(m)

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MINERS. "1828.  Machine Mining in Colorado." unused divided back postcard, a few small spots of light toning on back, minor corner wear. $6.00 mc(u)p(m)

MINERS. "Cage Full of Men ready to be lowered down into Mine, Ironwood, Mich.--16" E. C. Kropp Company postcard, mailed AUG 7 1927 from Ironwood Michigan to Mrs. W. B. (Nell) Palmer in Wilmette Illinois, long bottom corner crease, soft corners. Hard to find! Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 m(i)mp

MINERS. "Carey Sal Mine, Hutchinson, Kansas" showing a work scene with 5 miners, unused linen postcard from Phillips News, fresh appearance. $4.00

MINERS. "LOADING A CAR IN AN ANTHRACITE COAL MINE / 44831" post card mailed from Fleetville Pennsylvania 1956 (2 different cancels). $2.50

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MINERS. "Placer Mining, near Steamboat Springs, Colo." showing two miners at work circa 1910, unused sepia-tone post card, edge toning & album remnant on back. $15.00 cmp

MINERS. See also COAL MINERS above.

Numismatics_SilverRolling_small.JPG (3736 bytes)MINT WORKERS. "Silver Rolling Room. The Royal Mint." black & white postcard showing many people working at different jobs, exceptionally interesting, unused, very light but extensive toning both sides. $13.50 np


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MODEL. "INTERLOCHEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS, home of / the National Music Camp and Interlochen Arts Academy…" postcard showing a painting class in progress, working with a seated model; addressed & stamped but no cancel, fairly fresh, unusual subject matter. $2.00 m(i)p

MOTHER-OF-PEARL CRAFTSMEN. "Perlmutterarbeiter. /  Ouevriers en nacre / Workers in mother of pearl" showing 4 men at work each doing a different task, color postcard from A. Michel Frères, Turquie printed on back, toned back, mild corner wear & rounding. Exceptionally interesting. $12.50 tp





MOTORMAN. "4/8/56 / R. A. Briggs / 1484 21st St. / Wyandotte / Michigan" approximately 5" x 7" photograph showing a motorman standing at the entrance of vehicle 252, Michigan Milk Producers Association ad nearby--YOUR FINEST DRINK! / MILK / YOUR FINEST FOOD!; identification written on the back in pencil, long horizontal crease toward the top. $5.00 m(w)gfp

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MUSELET MAKERS. "Moët et Chandon / Fabrication des Muselets" unused, shows French workers making wire baskets for champagne corks. $30.00 (afp)*

NATURALIST. "BLACKLICK WOODS METROPOLITAN PARK / Columbus… / A naturalist points out interesting birdlife…" unused chrome from N. C. Cohen & Son, round corners as issued, fresh appearance. $2.50 op







NEWSBOYS. Cabinet card from Anderson (5th & Main, Dayton Ohio) picturing two local newsboys, circa-1890 but good enough focus so that part of the papers show (which might enable an exact dating), approximately 5"x7½", excellent condition. $12.50 o(d)np
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NEWSPAPER VENDOR. "SPECIAL EXTRA" with unsigned Earl Moran art a Mutoscope arcade card, depicts a long-legged & shapely newspaper vendor in low-cut blouse & short shorts selling a World War II paper (headline 'News from Front'), two creases (one long) that are hard to see, trivial corner & edge wear. Everybody has this one with signature; but you can own something that few people have. $100.00 mnppa

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NUT VENDOR. "Costumi Napoletani_Il Venditore Di Fragole" showing a boy in Naples selling nuts from a basket. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.75. ibp

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OIL WELL WORKERS. "FILLING TORPEDO WITH NITRO GLYCERINE TO SHOOT AN OIL WELL / NEAR BOWLING GREEN, OHIO" unused black & white on undivided back from E. M. Hubbard, mild yellowish paper. Exceptionally interesting. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original area) & enhanced 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 o(b)po

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ONION SELLER. "AN ONION'S SELLER. ST. MICHAEL'S-AZORES" Unused, excellent condition. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 ap

OPAL VENDOR. "2601. An Opal Vendor. A Common Mexican Type" color post card with condescending message on the back, published by Miguel Gonzales, unused. $15.00 mp


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ORANGE SELLER. "138 _ Algérie _ Jeune Arabe vendeur d'oranges. L. V. S." action shot of a boy selling an orange, postcard on brownish paper, Edition Aqua-Photo, unused, corner wear & rounding, toned back. $9.00 $8.00 ap SALE PRICE: SAVE $1.00 (11% OFF)

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ORANGE SELLER.
"AN ORANGE GIRL" signed Oscar Wilson art depicting a girl selling oranges, No. 72, printed & published by Pulman & Sons, unused, copyrighted, much corner wear & rounding, lightly toned back. $4.25 a(w)gp








ORANGE VENDOR. "Sudan / Orange vendor in Khartoum" home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1963 at Silver Spring Maryland, long vertical crease through the image, small upper corner crease. $1.00 sp

ORANGE VENDORS. "Les Marchands d'oranges" postcard with good color showing orange vendors on the street, from Lehnert & Landrock, numbered 586 on back, unused & , much corner & edge wear, two small spots of toning on back, interesting. $12.50 tp

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OSTRICH FEEDER. "'Feeding Oranges' / Cawston Ostrich Farms / California" long crease that is hard to see, unused postcard in color. $6.50 (opc)

Ostrich_3116GatheringThe-120.JPG (434118 bytes)OSTRICH PLUCKER. "3116 - Gathering the Plumes, Cawston Ostrich Farm, California" postcard with fresh colors from Mitchell, unused, soft corners. Note that the ostrich being plucked is hooded to calm it down. $10.00 (oc(p)pm)



OSTRICH PLUCKER. "Plucking Feathers at / the Ostrich Farm, / Florida" post card mailed 1915, lightly toned back, corner & edge wear. $15.00 of(u)p
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OSTRICH PLUCKER. "Plucking Ostrich Feathers, Jacksonville, Fla." unused post card with corner & edge wear (one badly worn corner), 2 corner creases, unusual subject matter. $12.00 opf

OSTRICH TRAINER. "3113 -- 'Breaking the Young Ones' Cawston Ostrich Farm, California" color post card on brownish paper from Edward Mitchell, unused, small indentations on bottom edge could be trimmed, other edge wear minor. $4.75 omp* ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY


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PALACE GUARDS. "825. - MONACO / Carabiniers, Gardes d'Honneur du Prince" sepia-tone on green back, unused, minor corner wear. $4.50 mp

PALACE GUARDS. "Guardian of the palace / in Bundi, India." including his large sword prominently, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1965 at Ottawa Ohio. $2.00 ip

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PARK RANGER. "1749--LINCOLN'S HEAD--The gigantic size of / Gutzom Borglum's work at Mt. Rushmore..." with park ranger for scale, unused chrome from the Burgess Company, lightly toned back, 2 tiny corner crease. $1.00 slp








PARK RANGER. "In Carlsbad Caverns, N. Mex." showing a group being led underground by a park ranger, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1964 at Pleasant Hill Illinois. $2.50 cnp

China_Pastry_Cook_small.jpg (2027 bytes)PASTRY COOK. "13.--Petits Métiers--Pâtissier Chinois. Little Crafts--Chinese Pastry cook". black & white, circa 1915, unused postcard, minor corner wear & rounding, brownish paper. $17.50 Same, but sepia-tone on brownish paper, unused, a few tiny marks on back. $17.00 (cp)

Florida_SaintPetersburg_ThePeacock-200_small.JPG occupational post card available from Judnick.comPEACOCK FEEDER. "THE PEACOCK FARM NEAR / ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA" showing an Indian woman feeding a large group of birds, linen postcard numbered 27820N on back, mailed 1927 to Florida, minor corner wear. $5.00 f(s)bp

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PEANUT SORTER. "Sorting Peanuts, Peanut Factory, Norfolk, Va. / 1220." showing several black workers, color postcard from I. Stern, made in Germany, mailed at Ocean View Virginia in 1911 (clear partial cancel), small corner crease, minor wear at one corner. $14.00 bvp

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PEARL DIVERS.
"FAMOUS PLACE AND FINE PROSPEKTS IN (SHIMA)" black & white postcard showing 4 female pearl divers inspecting their harvest of oysters and other seafood at Mikimoto Pearl Island; late usage in the United States, minor corner wear. $4.75 jpf
See also our Jewelry postcards.

PEARL DIVERS. "FAMOUS PLACES AND FINE PROSPEKTS IN (SHIMA)" black & white postcard showing 4 female pearl divers inspecting their harvest of oysters and other seafood at Mikimoto Pearl Island; late usage in the United States, long upper corner crease, other corner wear is minor. $4.50 jpf

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PEARL DIVERS. "FISHER WOMEN IN PROVINCE SHIMA / WOMAN IS SAID TO HAVE A LONGER BREATH…" showing pearl divers. black & white, mailed in US. $5.00 (jp)

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PEDIATRIC NURSE. "CHATEAU-THIERRY. - Methodist Memorial / Créche" showing a pediatric nurse in France, green back, unused, unusual subject matter. $16.50 (fpm)+

SocialHistory_DrBarnardosHomes--200_small.JPGPEDIATRIC NURSE. "DR. BARNARDO'S HOMES.--The Gordon Ward in H.M. Hospital, Stepney Causeway." showing several beds for boys & 2 pediatric nurses in attendance, black & white post card, mailed 1906 but stamp removed, extensive light reddish toning near the back bottom obscures nothing, light toning on front, one small bottom corner crease (not into image) . Doctor Thomas John Barnardo was a Victorian social entrepreneur best known for rescuing homeless & afflicted children from the streets. He died in the year previous to this mailing, so the postcard may be part of a fund-raising campaign launched immediately thereafter to fill the void caused by the loss of his considerable fund-raising skills & connections. The first of many homes he established for such children was at Stepney Causeway. $11.50 spegcim(f) PRICE REDUCED RECENTLY

France_Grasse_LaboratoirePerfume.jpg (148111 bytes)PERFUMERY WORKERS. "PARFUMERIE BRUNO COURT / Laboratoire des Bains-Marie" showing many women stirring large vats, black & white post card, unused. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 fpp

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PETATE PEDDLER. "A rain coat, burros and petate peddler" unused tarjeta postal with undivided back, minor corner wear, light album toning on back. $5.00 m(g)p(p)

Massachusetts_Sturbridge_ThePewterer-100.jpg (320625 bytes)PEWTERER. "The pewterer at his forge, Old Sturbridge Village, / Sturbridge, Massachusetts." Chrome from a photo by Walter H. Miller, mailed 1975, lightly toned back, minor corner & edge wear. $2.00. Unused, trivial corner wear. Shown. $2.50 mp

MIXone_202_small.jpg occupation postcard available from LotsOfCards.comPICADOR. "6 - CORRIDA DE TOROS - Le taureau enlève le Picador / et son cheval." action in color showing a bull lifting a horse (and therefore his rider, who is coming out of the saddle) near the edge of the arena, unused carte postale, minor corner rounding, lightly toned back, lower corner creased. As good an unposed action shot as you are likely to see. $10.00 $8.50 bp(p) SALE PRICE: SAVE $1.50


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PINEAPPLE PACKERS. "PICK Dole / HAWAII'S BEST, AMERICA'S FAVORITE! / Skilled packers select perfectly-matched slices and / place them in cans ..." unused circa-1960 (from printer's code in stamp box) postcard whose caption continues to detail the canning process, fairly fresh with good edges & interesting. $1.25 h(u)pf NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU

Trinidad_PitchDiggers-100.jpg (325884 bytes)PITCH DIGGERS. "Pitch Diggers, Trinidad." dark red caption, from Davidson & Todd, unused, album impressions at corners. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 (tp)

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PITSAWYERS.
"5.--Petits Métiers-- Scieurs de long / Little crafts.-- Pitsawyers." black & white post card, unused, unusual subject matter, corner wear & rounding, spots of toning both sides. $25.00
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PLATE PRINTERS & PRESS FEEDERS. "U. S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing  Press Room. / Printed in Germany" with many small hand presses, each with a plate printer & woman assistant press feeder, turning out postage stamps & currency; postcard with undivided back from the Tuck Post Card Series No. 2234, mailed from New Providence New Jersey APR 12 1917 to Miss Katharine K. Reeve in Brooklyn New York. This view is included in a detailed article about the deplorable working conditions, entitled 'Sweatshop: The Bureau of Engraving and Printing c. 1905' at streetsofwashington.com. The women were to organize into a union in 1909. $8.00 dppntu

Washington_Aberdeen_Peeling-200_small.JPG lumber post card available from Judnick.comPLYWOOD PEELERS. "Peeling Plywood  Aberdeen Wn" sepia-tone Azo (squares in corners) real photo postcard showing 2 women workers & a lathe which would peel wood from 16-foot fir logs; unused, low contrast but the depth-of-field yields detail, just a few tiny & unimportant surface pits on the front surface. Circa late 1920's. The Harbor Plywood Corporation, now long gone, in Washington State was known to have such equipment there. Rare. $37.50 wplii PRICE REDUCED RECENTLY

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POLICE.
"Mounted Police / Barbados, W. I." chrome postcard mailed there 1965 to the United States but stamp removed. minor corner & edge wear. $1.50 blhp

Israel_PoliceWoman-200_small.jpg occupation postcards available from Judnick.comPOLICE. "POLICE WOMAN ON DUTY IN TEL-AVIV" trilingual captioned continental post card, mailed 1968, stamp removed. $1.50 lpi"POLICE WOMAN ON DUTY IN TEL-AVIV" trilingual captioned continental post card, mailed 1968, stamp removed. $1.50 lpi

China_ChineseCoolie-100.jpg (205413 bytes)PORTERS / COOLIES. "Chinese Coolie carrying 250 lbs / 108. Tientsin China" AZO real photo postcard with triangles up and down, unused, corner crease, corner wear & rounding, light toning on front. Sold but front still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 cp

Turkey_Fruchtermann1119.jpg (179701 bytes)PORTERS / COOLIES. "Hamals. / Souvenir de / Editeur Max Fruchtermann, Constantinople.  1119. Photogr. Sébah..." showing 4 porters resting with a large-barrel load, color post card, unused, undivided back, light album impressions at the corners, tiny but nonetheless noticeable scrape near top front edge, good edges. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a slightly larger than full-size 75-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 tp*


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Michigan_Lakeview_RFDCarriers_small.jpg (3796 bytes)POSTAL WORKERS / POSTMEN. "Post Office Force, Lakeview, Mich." showing & naming the Postmaster, clerks, messengers & RFD carriers by route, postcard mailed there 1907 (straight-line cancel), minor corner wear & rounding. Marvelous! $47.50 (mpph-mr)

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POSTAL WORKERS / POSTMEN
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"12. The Postman" with his mailbag, sepia-tone post card in vertical format, minor corner rounding. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 ipp

Ontario_Toronto_1886-7PostalService.jpg (176880 bytes)POSTAL WORKERS. "1886-7 / A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR / ... /  TORONTO LETTER CARRIERS" including a postman, mailbag, heraldic crests & a Canada Post Card, 5-colors (brown on sepia, dark violet, dark red & gold), toned back, mild corner & edge wear, long corner crease, small corner crease, lightly toned front. Handed out to "Their Friends Everywhere", no postcard back. As nice a precursor as you are likely to find. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 o-onpc*

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POTTERS. Please see the Pottery postcards category. Shown here is an ornamenter at Wedgwood.

Mexico_109_small.jpg Mexican photograph available from Judnick.comPOTTERY DECORATORS. "DECORADO: ALFARERIA 'LA MALINCHE'. // A. 230 / OAXACA. // Osuna / Mexico" showing the hand- decoration of pottery unused real photo post card with light oxidation consistent with age & good edges. Exterior views of this pottery can be found now & then, but interior views showing the workers are definitely rare. When we searched the Internet, we found no example of this tarjeta postal exhibited or offered, nor was there even one recorded sale. $10.00 m(o)pp

Mexico_188_small.jpg Mexican tarjeta postal available from Judnick.comPOTTERY VENDORS. "108. Vendedores de Ollas, México. / J. Granat, México." showing pottery vendors, undivided back postcard mailed 1904 (stamp removed) to Miss Carrie Apperson in Dixon California, small upper corner crease, small spots of toning in the front message area. $5.00 m(g)p

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POTTERY VENDOR. "Mexico.  Vendedor de jarros. / Latapi & Bert.  Mexico. 6368" showing a street vendor of pottery, unused tarjeta postal with undivided back, noticeable wear at one bottom corner, otherwise fairly fresh for its 100-year+ age. $7.50 m(g)p

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POTTERY VENDOR. "Selling Ollas. / 3329 J. G. Hatton, Mexico." showing a barefoot vendor of clay jars, fully loaded; light toning shows near the edges, bottom corners rounded. Postcard s
old but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 m(g)pp


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POTTERY VENDOR. "Tipicos Vendedores de Olles. / Typical Pottery Vendors. / Texcoco, México. / Foto: Luis Márquez" two men, heavily laden, at the roadside in México State; color postcard, notice on back dates to 1951, red check mark penned on back, good edges. $1.50 m(m)pp

POTTERY VENDOR. "VENDEDOR DE JARROS. / MEXICO. 169" showing a pottery vendor, Kodak real photo, writing on back, good edges. $4.75 mp

Italy_VenditoreDiTerraglie_Toarmina1900-120.jpg (329312 bytes)POTTERY VENDOR. "Venditore di / terraglie" showing a pottery vendor in Napoli, mailed 1900, Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.75 ipp

Mexico_General_520MVendedores-120.jpg (434958 bytes)POULTRY MERCHANT. "520. Mexico.  Vendedores de pollos. / J. C. S." showing men selling poultry (turkeys we think--note the red heads) from a burro, undivided back, corner crease, corner & edge wear. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.75 mp

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POULTRY MERCHANT. "Syrienne marchande de volailles." showing a poultry merchant. undivided back from when Syria was part of Turkey, unused, Postcard has sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 sp*

Ohio_Columbus_AnnexOState-200_small.JPG people working postcard available from LotsOfCards.comPRISON GUARDS. "Annex, Ohio State Penitentiary, / Columbus, Ohio" showing 4 guards relaxing by playing checkers & playing the guitar, beds nearby; unused color 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

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PRISON GUARDS.
"SOLITARY CORRIDOR, ILLINOIS STATE PENETENTIARY(sic), JOLIET, ILL." including 2 prison guards, V. O. Hammon published unused postcard with trivial corner & edge wear. There are at least 3 versions of this view on postcard-- the spelling & placement of the captioning varying considerably -- so please check your albums. The misspelling of Penitentiary in the caption makes this version the scarcest. $12.00 i(j)i(m)pp

Prisons_WestGuardWall-200_small.jpg jailer post cards available from Judnick.comPRISON GUARDS. "West Guard Wall at Ohio State penitentiary, / Columbus Ohio" including 2 armed prison guards standing upon it, unused Weixelbaum postcard with several spots of toning on the back, mild corner & edge wear. Rare. No one was offering this postcard when we searched the internet, and only one library claimed to have it in their collection. 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 o(c)pp


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PROSTITUTES. "YOSHIWARA, TOKYO" also captioned in Japanese, showing 4 prostitutes on display wearing fashionable clothes, with their pimp standing behind them; size of a regular postcard but the back is blank, very light toning on back, good edges. This area was damaged extensively by fire in 1913. $15.00 jp [吉原] NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU









PULQUE HARVESTER. "1886. - TLACHIQUERO, MEXICO," real photo tarjeta postal with very late usage at Monticello New Mexico, slight oxidation indicates true age, good edges. $5.00 m(g)p

Mexico_053_small.jpg occupation postcards available from Judnick.comPULQUE HARVESTER. "2953. Getting Pulque, Scene on the Interoceanic Railway, Mexico. / Es Propiedad Sonora New Company, City of Mexico." unused tarjeta postal, printed text on the back about the importance of cacti, faint small bottom corner crease, very light toning on back. The railroad referenced was the Ferrocarril Interoceánico de México. $5.00 m(g)r(f)pd%

Mexico_063_small.jpg worker post cards available from Judnick.comPULQUE HARVESTER. "Aguador / Mexico. Tlachiquero. / J. Granat, Mexico. 6206." showing a water vendor & a pulque gatherer; multiview tarjeta postal with undivided back, trivial upper corner wear, otherwise quite fresh for its age. $4.75 m(g)p(p)

MIXone_141_small.jpg worker post card available from LotsOfCards.comPULQUE HARVESTER. "J. K. 62. México.  Cargando el Pulque." showing a tlachiquero on a burro with a load of pulque (an alcoholic beverage) in his saddlebags; unused color postcard with undivided back, minor corner rounding, trivial edge wear. $9.00 m(g)paa

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QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR. "U. S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing.  Examining Newly Made Money." unused postcard from Tuck Series No. 2334, album toning both sides, minor wear to one bottom corner. $7.00 npti

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QUARRYMEN
. "24--Granite Quarry, Barre, Vermont" including several workers on a ledge, unused linen postcard, mild corner softening.  $3.25 vmp

Trinidad_DiggingStones-200_small.jpg quarry worker post card available from Judnick.comQUARRYMEN. "Digging stones in a Quarry. Trinidad, B.W.I." showing a group of black labourers at rest, unused color postcard separated neatly from a booklet, published by James Book Store (circa 1910). Note this is the colorized version of the card. We found only one other when we searched the Internet, and it was priced over ten dollars. We ask only $7.50 tmp

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RAG COLLECTOR. "Chinese Rag Collector" sepia-tone postcard, unused, circa 1910. $30.00 cp

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RAILROAD CROSSING GUARD. Uncaptioned sepia-tone Azo (triangles both ways) real photo postcard in vertical format of a man holding a stop sign, his shack nearby, and part of a depot seen across the tracks. Unimportant toning both sides, slight pinhole reductions along the top edge, noticeable wear at 2 corners. Remarkable, and rare. $95.00 p

RAILROAD ENGINEER. "THE West Point ROUTE / 'At The Throttle' - A fast run with Engineer Fritzi Scheff, on the Atlanta & West Point Railroad Company and The Western Railway of Alabama" on steam locomotive #19, litho-chrome postcard printed in Germany & jointly published by the 2 railroads, mailed APR 26 1908 from Birmingham Alabama to Miss Belle Applegate in Owensboro Kentucky, 1/4" tear into the top sky, unusual subject matter. Rare: no offers, recorded sales, or exhibits when we searched the Internet. SALE IN PROGRESS r(t)r(a)p

   





RAILROAD WORKERS. Group of 12 circa 1907-1916 real photos (11 are postcards) showing groups of railroad men near locomotives & tenders.
Men's names are not given, photographers are not credited, railroad affiliations are not specified. Three mailed; the others not. If you know your steam locomotive types and work with the engine numbers, a few railroads may be identifiable. One-of-a-kinds. $50.00 gets all 4. p(r) NEW / NOV / NY












 

 
 
RAILROAD WORKERS. Group of 5 circa-1910 real photo postcards showing various railmen, including 2 conductors & an engineer. None of the men are named, nor are their employers. No photographer attributions, except for the conductors--which was made at 'Bachelor' on 1890 East 9th street in Cleveland Ohio & mailed OCT 22 1910. The four other cards are unmailed & not annotated. Light toning on the backs of all. All 5 for $20.00 total. p(r)
NEW / NOV / NY


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RICKSHA BOY. "Here is a nice / man As long as you don't get the oder(sic)" real photo postcard showing a rickshaw puller, good detail & contrast, caption taken from writing on back, mailed 1936 from Durban Natal to Michigan using 2 South African stamps, slight curl to the paper. $4.50 nsp

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RICKSHA BOY. "RICKSHA BOYS" showing 3 side-by-side ready for fares, unused color post card, numbered 1638 on back, light toning at the back edges, minor corner wear. $7.00 spb

ROADWORKER. "Jens Vejmand" depicting the Danish road worker flanked by a six-stanza song immortalizing his life (written 1905, melody 1907), unused brevkort, toned both sides, heavy vertical crease runs along the left side of the image so it is not very noticeable. Unusual subject matter. $1.75 dmp

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ROOF ROLLER. "Roof-rolling, Syria / (From 'Over Sea and Land')." undivided back black & white post card in vertical format, mailed 1907 in the US to Carl Hatter of Scranton Pennsylvania, stamp removed thinning the back, mild corner rounding, faint album marks at the corners, 2 internal creases, paper toning consistent with age. The only time we have seen this occupation pictured on postcard. $25.00 sp

Ceylon_RubberTapping-200_small.JPGRUBBER TAPPERS. "RUBBER TAPPING, CEYLON." showing several workers extracting sap from the trees, unused real photo of British manufacture, good edges. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 cpt





"Rug cleaners in Shiraz, Iran" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed FEB 26 1963 at Callaway Nebraska, upper corner crease. $2.25 ip

Mining_942_Utah-100.jpg (334992 bytes)SALT MINE WORKER. "942 Harvesting Salt near Great Salt Lake, Utah / Photo by Davis" unused linen, pertinent information on back, album marks on back. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 (mup)

Utah_NearGreatSaltLake_SBedsN-100.JPG (270685 bytes)SALT MINE WORKER. "Salt Beds, near Great Salt Lake, Utah" showing a man & horse plowing there; unused postcard with beautiful pastel colors from Souvenir Novelty Company, made in USA circa 1908-1910, numbered A-7988 on back, remnant & small thin on back from album removal, trivial wear at 2 corners. $5.00 up

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SAND ARTIST
. "SAND ARTIST, LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA / KEYSTONE PHOTO" with readable sign begging for pennies, white-border era postcard, soft corners, toned back from album contact. $8.00
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SAND CARRIER. "Sand carrier in Portugal" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1963 at Holtwood Pennsylvania, unusual subject matter. $2.00 (pp(s))

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SARDINE SELLER. "AUX SABLES D'OLONNE - La Marchande de Sardines." color carte postale, mailed TCV 1905 at Gare d'Angoulême in Charente (clear cancels), lightly toned back, lightly toned front, 2 corner creases, internal crease, mild corner wear & rounding. Charming. We have seen the black & white version, also mailed TCV, for Euro10--, but this is in color, and only $10.00 fp

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SATAY VENDOR. "SOERABAIA. / Saté-verkooper." showing a roadside satay vendor, briefkaart uit Nederlandsch-Indiê with very late usage at Smiths Alabama, paper lightly & evenly browned with age. $16.00 np

SAUSAGE MAKERS. "AMANA COLONIES / Bratwurst Capital of the World" showing 3 men making the sausage at the Amana Meat Shop (its advertising on the back), light edge wear, cancel on front, small corner crease. $2.00 i(c)fp NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU

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SAWYER. "LA NORMANDIE / PITTORESQUE / 4508. - En voilà du Sport - crayé me" depicting a sawyer, color post card, unused, lightly toned back, writing on front below caption translates dialect to 'croyez-moi'. $35.00 fp

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SAWYER.
"Sawing Timber" showing 4 men at work, writing on back, c.1910 postcard, tiny pinhole closes well at top center, trivial corner wear. $12.50 pi

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SCRIBE. "Chinese scribe" doing some work for a miner, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1964 at Cushing Texas. $2.00 pcc

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SECRETARY. "A SWEET JOB" arcade card with Earl Moran art. $7.00 mpa. Same but numeral written on back & a little edge wear. $6.50 mpa

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SECRETARY. "JUST THE TYPE" with art on a scarce Mutoscope arcade card from the Yankee Doodle Girls series, showing a winking secretary at her typewriter, skirt hiked up to show off her legs in nylons; fresh colors, minor edge wear, very light toning on the back. $10.00 mp(s)th

SECRETARY. "NOT SO FAST" showing a secretary taking dictation from her boss near a typewriter, sepia-tone mailed 1913 from California Pennsylvania, corner & edge wear, pencil writing on back rubbed in places, corner crease. $4.00 tp






SECRETARY. "THE TYPEWRITER GIRL / Oh, the belle of the office is she: / Office boy, clerks and boss all agree, That her manners are grand-- / They are 'hers to command!' / ..." undivided back post card with color art & limerick, mailed 1907 at Youngstown Ohio, lightly toned back, lightly toned front, light amount of cancel ink on front. $3.00 tpp

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SENTRY. "WHITEHALL, 'SENTRY ON GUARD.'" art in vertical format showing a Horse Guard, unused Tuck Oilette Postcard No. 3546A (Military in London), printed in England, mild wear to one upper corner & one long edge. $4.00 htpe(l)

Tinted163_small.jpg people working postcard available from LotsOfCards.comSHEPHERD. "117  Homeward Bound." with a shepherd and his 2 dogs moving his flock up a winding path; unused circa-1908 post card from an undisclosed publisher, beautiful hand-colored appearance suggests a painting. $4.50 a(s)pa







SHEPHERD. "39. ÁVILA -- Un pastor / L. Roisin, fot.  Barcelona" showing a shepherd with his flock of sheep in the Spanish Province of Ávila, sepia-tone tarjeta postal neatly removed from a booklet, very late usage at Shepherd Texas, cancel ink shows at the front horizon & sky. $2.50 sp


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Afghanistan_AKochi-200_small.jpg workman postcards available from Judnick.comSHEPHERD. "AFGHANISTAN - Kochi" showing a shepherd kneeling to examine his flock, a woman in the background looks away; excellent condition. $3.75 aap. Same oversize post card except design has an odd partial inset at the upper right [Were they copying from a book?] and light marks from the printing process on the back. Shown. The Kochi are a small nomadic ethnic minority that has sporadically waged war against the Hazara people there. $3.50 aap

Artist_Bonheur_APyrenese-200_small.jpg animal post card available from Judnick.comSHEPHERD. "A PYRENESE SHEPHERD" unused Stengel postcard on thick stock, minor wear to one upper corner, light album toning on back. Rosa Bonheur, the artist, is the most popular painter of animals in the modern French School. $3.00 sa(b)a(s)p

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SHEPHERDESS. "Palestine A Shepherdess in the Holy Land…" also captioned in Hebrew & Arabic, monochromatic green on brownish paper from Jamal Bros., numbered 23 & dated 1921 on back, unused, minor wear at one corner. A hauntingly beautiful image. $6.00 pp*+!

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SHOEMAKER. "10. Chants du Quercy / L'Escloupié / Cing sos coustèrou / Cing sos coustèrou (vis) / Lous esclots." showing a French sabotier making shoes using a long knife, his wonderful sign in the background; black-and-white on greenback, very late usage at Sabot Virginia (2 different cancels well struck). $40.00 fp

SHOEMAKER. "JERUSALEM - Cordonnier arab / Arab shoemaker / Schuhmacher" color postcard, numbered 161 on back, unused, tiny spots of toning near one back edge. $8.50 pp

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SHOEMAKER. "Poland: Venerable Old Shoemaker" Printed card reproduces an interesting photo by Wisniack taken in the Warsaw ghetto circa 1930. Excellent condition. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.75 pjp(s)


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SHOEMAKER. "Shoemaker, Holland Wooden Shoe Factory, Holland, Mich." small size but postcard, unused, unusual subject matter. $4.00 m(h)p

SHOEMAKER. "ZAPATERO REMENDÓN / 432 HAUSER Y MENET.-MADRID  DE 'BLANCO Y NEGRO' REVISTA ILUSTRADA, MADRID" with signed art in black & white showing an itinerant shoemaker at work in the street with his tools, unused tarjeta postal with undivided back. $16.00 sp(s)

SIGNALMEN. Two real photo postcards showing railroad signalmen with their lanterns, which were used to communicate across distances at noisy and/or dark railyards. The one showing the most people is Azo triangles all up, unused. The other is Artura, pencil writing on back, trimmed, soiled back. Neither names the people or railroads involved, nor do they credit any photographer. Not often seen but very important work! You get both for $17.50. p(s) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU

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SILVERSMITH. "I-54  Navajo Silversmith Plying His Trade /  3B-H1398" unused linen, printed in 1942 & distributed by Lollesgard Specialty Company, mild wear at 3 corners. $4.00 ipj

SLAUGHTERHOUSE WORKERS.
"'SLAUGHTER HOUSE' VERACRUZ  MEX." unused circa-1908 sepia-tone Azo (triangles up) real photo post card,  unusual subject matter. 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 m(v)fip!

SNACK VENDOR. "VENDEDOR DE TUNAS. MEX. 180" snack vendor seated outside with a flyswatter in hand, real photo mailed Illinois 1908, sender comments on scene, small corner crease, another corner worn. $7.50 mp

SNAKE CHARMER. "1500. Amusement entre amis A. 14" showing a close-up of a snake charmer with a snake wrapped around his neck, black & white on brownish paper, Editions Photo-Africaines, unused, uneven edges as issued. $9.50

SNAKE CHARMER. "171 SCÈNES D'ORIENT / Charmeur de Serpents / PHOTO SOLER, TUNIS" mailed there 1924 to Pennsylvania (25-c & 20-c stamps, indistinct cancels). Interesting because the crowd is also shown. $15.00 tp







SNAKE CHARMER. "9. MAROC. -- Le charmeur de serpent" showing a charmer at work with a truly large snake; unused carte postale from Photo Flandrin (Censure No. 149, trivial corner & edge wear, very light fingerprint toning on back. $12.00 mp

SNAKE CHARMER. "An Indian snake charmer / plays dance music for his / cobra,…" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1963 from Franklin Massachusetts. $2.50 mp

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SNAKE CHARMER.
"A SAMP WALLAH (SNAKE CHARMERS)" in a group of 3, unused sepia-tone postcard. $10.00 ip

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SNAKE CHARMER. "N. L. 9. -- Tunis. -- Marabout charmeur de serpent" sepia-tone showing a snake charmer, mailed there 1913 (cancel partly off card) to West Virginia, partial cancel on front. $12.50 tp

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SPA ATTENDANTS. "Kurstadt Baden bei Wien. / Trinkbrunnen in der neuen Trinkhalle.  35619" showing the drinking fountain & 2 spa attendants in vertical format; real photo postcard, 1939 date and accession number stamped in violet on front edge. $4.75 a(b)spi

SPONGE DIVERS. "Greek sponge diver at the St. Nicholas boat line, / Tarpon Springs, Florida" including the ships Agatha & St. Nicholas in vertical format; unused continental postcard printed in the USA, numbered GS1002/3 in stamp box, excellent condition. $2.00 f(t)ps(s)

MIXone_302_small.jpg occupation post card available from LotsOfCards.comSPONGE DIVERS. "TARPON SPRINGS, FLA. / FOR DIVERS AUTOGRAPH / [Dionysus handwritten] / ST. NICHOLAS BOAT LINE / SPONGE DIVING EXHIBITION" showing him holding his helmet; continental souvenir postcard from a photo by R. D. Hyre, printed in the USA, excellent condition. The diver's full name was Dionysus Angelis. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & genealogical research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 f(t)ppag(a)n

SPONGE TRIMMERS. "Trimming Sponges, Nassau, Bahamas" postcard published by W. R. Saunders & I. O. Sands photographers (their number 52), a few very light spots of toning on back, strong corner crease through stamp box. $6.00 bp

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Jamaica_No20Loading-200_small.JPG occupational post card available from Judnick.comSTEVEDORES. "No. 20.  Loading Banana.  Port Antonio" showing a long line of stevedores, each shouldering a bunch, about to go on a ship; unused black & white postcard from A. Duperly & Sons, toning near back bottom edge possibly from the printing process itself. $12.00 jfp


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STEVEDORES. "On-the-job lunch, a stalk of / sugar cane refreshes a woman / stevedore in Martinique" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard) mailed 1962 at Orlando Florida, tiny upper corner crease not into the image. Unusual subject matter. $3.00 mp

STEVEDORES. "PORT-SAID / Embarquement de charbons au bord / d'un bateau" showing coal being loaded by stevedores aboard the Hamburg American Line SILESIA (name plainly visible), unused carte postale from Ephtimios Frères in Port Said, a little light toning along the bottom back edge, minor edge wear. $10.00 eps(o) ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY


STEWARDESS / AIR HOSTESS / FLIGHT ATTENDANT. "AMERICAN AIRLINES / America's Leading Airline // American Airlines i prominently featured / in Paramount Pictures' new comedy musical / 'The Girl Rush' starring Rosalind Russell." unused airline-issued (logo on back) lithographed postcard on pebbled stock, excellent condtion. The D-C6 shown flew for American from November 1947 to May 1964, at which time it was sold to Austral Lineas Aereas; the movie was released in 1955. Seldom seen; seldom offered. $15.00 a(p)pm

STEWARDESS / AIR HOSTESS / FLIGHT ATTENDANT. "Flying Hostesses of Eastern Air" showing 5 slender young ladies wearing nurses' caps, sweaters & white uniforms standing before a Ford Tri-Motor airplane, 3 steps to its entrance, 'US AIR MAIL' signed on its side. 'Aboard Airliner / Eastern Air Transport System' on back, unused postcard with good edges. According to a well-researched Chicago Tribune article of June 19 1989 written by Rita Cipalla: the first stewardesses served in 1930 aboard Ford Tri-Motors, but not for Eastern, and were definitely nurses; there were weight restrictions, accounting for the slenderness seen here; and Eastern began its first hostess service in 1931 on a Newark-to-Washington DC flight, with duties 'of a social nature' per a quoted Eastern manual. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. a(p)p




STEWARDESS / AIR HOSTESS / FLIGHT ATTENDANT. "IN FLIGHT WITH THE CAPITAL FLEET / -- ONE OF PENNSYLVANIA-CENTRAL / AIRLINES CHARMING AIR HOSTESSES" postcard mailed JUN 6 1942 from Detroit Michigan to Miss Eileen Govan in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, X-shaped cross-off of address number done so heavily as to show in the front surface on the cheek at your right. $4.75 a(p)p NEW / NOV / NY

STEWARDESS / AIR HOSTESS / FLIGHT ATTENDANT. "IN FLIGHT with the Flagship Fleet / of AMERICAN AIRLINES, inc. / Good Morning! Bed time last night was 2000 / miles away. These Flagship Skysleeper berths are / actually large than twin beds--and really comfortable." postcard mailed October 1938 by a passenger to Mrs. Charles Johnson in West Allis Wisconsin. Comments in part: 'Mother & I are 11,000 ft. up on a trip to N. Y. It is a wonderful way to travel less than 4 hrs. Had a turkey dinner - very nicely served. Mother thinks this is the only way to travel. She is snoozing & snoring so you know how frightened she is ...' Long bottom corner bend, minor edge wear, unusual subject matter. 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)p

STEWARDESS / AIR HOSTESS / FLIGHT ATTENDANT. "IN FLIGHT with the Flagship Fleet / of AMERICAN AIRLINES, inc. // P. S. Personalized Service on American Flag- / ships! The Stewardess is a regular Jill-of-all-Trades, / adept at everything from explaining land marks to / helping mothers feed their children." airline-published (logo on back) postcard mailed JUN 10 1940 from Dayton Ohio. Passenger comments: '... Came home on this plane. Some ride, liked it better than an auto.' Tiny bottom corner bend, a little light toning near the back edges. $9.00 a(p)p

STEWARDESS / AIR HOSTESS / FLIGHT ATTENDANT. "IN FLIGHT with the Flagship Fleet / of AMERICAN AIRLINES, Inc. / She Can Show You the Way to Go Home--- / by American Flagship. These Stewardesses are regular / Jills-of-all-trades, adept at everything from explaining / landmarks to helping Mothers with their children." unused airline-published (logo on back) postcard in excellent condtion. $9.00 a(p)p

STEWARDESS / AIR HOSTESS / FLIGHT ATTENDANT. "IN FLIGHT with the Flagship Fleet / of AMERICAN AIRLINES, inc. // These Happy Experts -- just finishing their / day's work--give you a good idea of what Ameri- / can means--and why it can talk with truth--about / offering 'The American Standard of Service" unused airline-published (logo on back) post card in excellent condition. $9.00a(p)p

STEWARDESS / AIR HOSTESS / FLIGHT ATTENDANT. "JOE USED TO BE AN / AIRLINE PILOT-- / HE CAN'T FLY / WITHOUT HIS / HOSTESS!" unused circa-1940 linen postcard from an undisclosed publisher, numbered AC-16 on back, good edges. Hard-to-find. $5.00 p& NEW / NOV / NY

STEWARDESS / AIR HOSTESS / FLIGHT ATTENDANT. "Jane Wyman plays an American Airlines stewardess in MGM's 'Three Guys Named Mike'" postcard photo taken by Ivan Dmitri, message written all over the back by an impatient passenger who is about an hour away from a loved one. $5.00 a(p)mpp

STEWARDESS / AIR HOSTESS / FLIGHT ATTENDANT. JAPAN AIRLINES. Unused continental postcard with signed art depicting a stewardess, printed by Mitsumura, 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 a(p)jp

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STEWARDESS / AIR HOSTESS / FLIGHT ATTENDANT. November 8 1962 Jet magazine (continental postcard size). Negro reactions to the Cuban crisis, Northwest Airline stewardess Marlene White (pictured on the cover) got job after bias battle, Milwaukee voter registration campaign, New York City will not buy books that slight minorities, Dodger Maury Wills honored, Rubin Carter fights at Madison Square Garden & much much more. $6.00 the complete issue. ba(n)p

STEWARDESS / AIR HOSTESS / FLIGHT ATTENDANT. "One of the Pennsylvania-Central Airlines staff, / voted the 'Loveliest Air Hostess in America'." Back continues: 'IN FLIGHT WITH THE CAPITAL FLEET / -- ONE OF PENNSYLVANIA-CENTRAL / AIRLINES CHARMING AIR HOSTESSES'. Postcard mailed JUN 13 1949 at Cleveland Ohio to Mr. & Mrs. A. W. Ritter in Lorain Ohio, two internal creases join from the left front center edge just reaching her cap, 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. a(p)ps

STEWARDESS / AIR HOSTESS / FLIGHT ATTENDANT. SABENA / SOCIETE ANONYME BELGE D'EXPLOITATIN DE LA NAVIGATION AERIENNE (Belgium). "Vous êtes en bonnes mains / avec / SABENA / LIGNES AÉRIENNE BELGES" showing a stewardess holding a child; unused oversize real photo postcard with the airline logo on back, light toning near the stamp box, otherwise fairly fresh. A colorized version of this postcard exists, but this is the hard one to find. $15.00 a(p)bp NEW / NOV / NY


STEWARDESS / AIR HOSTESS / FLIGHT ATTENDANT. "TWA / The TRANSCONTINENTAL Airline" showing a long-legged stewardess in an exceptionally clinging uniform (buffeted by the wind no doubt!); unused circa-1941 airline-issued linen postcard in excellent condition. Back continues on a somewhat sexist note: 'AT YOUR COMMAND! . . . The attentive service of Hostesses especially trained to the hospitality standard of TWA add to your pleasure on the Route of the Stratoliners.' $20.00 a(p)p
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STOCK EXCHANGE FLOOR TRADERS. "An Active Trading Post At The American Stock Exchange" animated scene with many floor traders signaling each other; black & white postcard, writing on back dates to 1961, faint corner crease. Seen offered elsewhere as high as $24.00(!), but we ask only $3.50. n(n)i(m)p(s) NEW / NOV / NY

   
STOCK EXCHANGE FLOOR TRADERS. "THE NATION'S MARKET PLACE" in New York City; black & white postcard showing NYSE in session from above, mailed 1960 from East Branch but an earlier card, small corner crease. Front shown right. $2.75 n(n)i(m)p(s). Metered 1953, soft corners. Back shown left. $3.00. n(n)i(m)p(s)

STOCKYARD WORKERS. CHICAGO (COOK COUNTY). "Beef Cutting Dept., U. S. Y., Chicago" black & white, circa 1908, much writing on back. $20.00

STOCKYARD WORKERS. CHICAGO (COOK COUNTY). "Hog Hoist, U. S. Y., Chicago" black & white, circa 1908, writing on back mentions someone having typhoid fever, unusual subject matter. $20.00

STOCKYARD WORKERS. CHICAGO (COOK COUNTY). "Killing Sheep, U. S. Y., Chicago" black & white, circa 1908, unused, minor corner & edge wear, unusual subject matter. $20.00

MIXone_142_small.jpg occupational post card available from LotsOfCards.comSTONEWARE VENDOR. "VENDEDOR DE LOZA / MEXICO. 147" real photo postcard of an roadside salesman of stoneware, good focus & contrast, tourist's handwritten message dated 1938 legibly over entire back, good edges. $5.50 m(g)p(s)

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STORYTELLER
. "Visit the Old Lady in the Shoe and listen to her / ... / ...STORY BOOK FOREST on U. S. / Route 30 near Ligonier, Pa." unused chrome post card in excellent condition. Offered elsewhere as high as $6.99, but ours is a more reasonable $3.00 p(l)rp

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STRAW MAT VENDOR. "MEXICO.  VENDEDOR DE PETATES. 366" showing a vendor of straw mats, selling on the street; sepia-tone real photo that is well composed, with good detail. Postcard s
old but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 m(g)p

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STREET PAVER.
"BREMER TYPEN / Strassenmacher" signed B. Ahrens art showing a street paver, Dörbecker No. 653, unused, toned back. $7.50 (bp)

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SUBWAY CONDUCTOR. "Tube connecting New-York and Brooklyn / 90 feet under the bed of East River / Photo. Copyright by Pierre P. Pulis 1907" with a train & conductor shown in vertical format, color postcard mailed 1909, small corner crease, mild corner & edge wear. $7.50 sn(e)ppg*

NYC_182_small.jpg occupational post card available from LotsOfCards.comSUBWAY FARE COLLECTORS. "HUDSON TUNNELS. / 14th St. & 6th Ave. Station, Downtown Side // Copyright 1908 by / A. Q. Southwick, N. Y. // 10696" showing subway fare collectors & a newsstand with publications such as Yachting & Variety displayed; unused black & white postcard, back paper browning unevenly with age, mild corner & edge wear. $9.00 sn(n)s(p)

     
SUGAR PLANTATION WORKERS.
"Labourers on Sugar Plantation, Barbados" post card mailed 1927 to Mrs. Austin Lynch Jr. in Canton Ohio, minor corner wear & rounding, very light toning shows in the front margins, a couple small light spots of toning on the back, large centered 1-d colonial seal (King on chariot) stamp in good shape, GPO slogan cancel promoting all-year sunshine a little light.
Sold but both sides still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scans in .jpg format. $2.00 either or $3.75 for both. bpa**


SUGAR PLANTATION WORKERS.
"Sugar-cane harvest at / Martinique" with the supervisor mounted on horseback; well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1962 at Zellwood Florida, good edges. $2.00 mp

SUGAR PLANTATION WORKERS. "SUGAR PLANTATION BARBADOS, CARTING SUGAR / CANES TO THE MILL" interesting work scene includes donkey-drawn wagons, woman sweeping up, and a man carrying a load on his head; circa-1924 black & white postcard from W. L. Johnson, unused, album impressions at the corners, slight yellowing of the paper with age, 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 bp

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SULPHURED WATER VENDOR. "Santa Lucia -- Venditrice acqua Sulfurea  Napoli" showing a young Italian woman vendor of sulphured water (thought by some to have therapeutic properties), Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.75 ip

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SURVEYORS. "GOVERNMENT SURVEYORS AT WORK, QUEENSLAND" including teepee-like shelters, black & white, very lightly toned back. $12.50 eqp*+


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SURVEYORS. "THE CANAL, WINONA LAKE, IND." depicting some surveying activity along its banks, color post card mailed there 1908 by Frank L. Clark, toning from album contact evident on back, corner & edge wear. $10.00 ip*

SWEEPER. "No. 59. THACKER & CO. Ltd. Copyright /  Manufactured in Great Britain" showing an Indian woman with pail and brushes, writing on back notes SS Cordilere on Red Sea 1921, much wear with creasing at 2 corners, unusual subject matter. $6.00 p

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SWEEPER. "Tangier A Sweeper" black & white with dark red caption from Cumbo, unused, toned back, small corner crease. $32.50 tp

Fiji_SweetMeat-200_small.jpg occupational postcard available from Judnick.comSWEET MEAT VENDORS. "SWEET MEAT VENDORS / Under the shade of a Flamboyant Tree..." in Fiji, unused chrome post card, interesting. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 fpt



SWEET SELLER. with a whisk to keep back the flies; black & white post card from Max H. Rudmann, undivided back, unused, fairly fresh. $15.00 ep ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY

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SWEET SELLER.
"TANGIER Moors selling sweets" monochromatic blue-green post card with dark red caption from Cumbo, undivided back, mailed in Philippines 1907, little cancel ink in front sky, small corner crease at bottom, a little wear to the top edge. $14.00 (tp)

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SWEET SELLER. "Vendeur de douceurs." showing a sweets seller extending his tray towards a young girl customer, unused color postcard with dark red caption below image, undivided back, minor corner & edge wear. $11.00 ep


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TAILOR. "13. The Tailor" showing an Indian tailor at work, sepia-tone post card with very late usage at Des Moines New Mexico, short internal crease near the upper right front corner, minor corner rounding & edge wear, light but extensive toning on back is from the printing process itself. $3.75 ip

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TAILOR. "W. D. CHEADLE, / MERCHANT TAILOR / CLEANING & PRESSING" caption from storefront sign, sepia-tone real photo showing the tailor standing in front of his establishment with a tape measure around his neck & a pattern for a coat over his arm. paper has been bent causing 2 long surface cracks to the photo, back is soiled. $15.00 gp
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TANGLE DEALER. "Tangle Dealer" also captioned in Japanese, circa-1910 carte postale with divided back, very late mailing at Westville South Carolina, light toning on back from the printing process itself. An uncommon subject on an rare card: tangles are a Zen art form. $10.00 jp NEW / NOV / NY

TEA GRADERS. "6  Tea Grading" also captioned in Japanese, unused circa-1908 collotype carte postale with hand-coloring & unevenly divided back, a little toning near the left back edge, good edges. From a series that is hard to find. $15.00 jfp NEW / NOV / NY

KraemerArt_KentuckyTeamsters-200_small.jpg occupation postcard available from Judnick.comTEAMSTERS. "Mountain Teamsters, resting on / Horse-shoe Bend, / near Ashland, Ky." Kraemer Art post card numbered 1795 on back, printed in Germany, mailed at Ashland MAR 22 1909 to Mr. Loni Schmauch in Atlanta Georgia (from Nellie and Lillie who mention their Aunt Louise), minor corner & edge wear, rare. There are 2 wagons in line, going from left-to-right on an upward-sloping path as we see them, stopped with men dismounted to give their horses a rest. Rare: the only place we could find it was in the outstanding collection of the Kentucky Historical Society. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 k(a)kphg

TEA PICKERS. "1  Japanese Tea Pickers" including many children, also captioned in Japanese; unused circa-1908 carte postale made in Japan, trivial wear at 2 corners, 2 tiny impressions in the top edge. $10.00 jps
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TELEGRAPHERS / TELEGRAPH OPERATORS. "At my telegraph office at work / Fred McCollum" Azo (triangles up) real photo postcard with high contrast, uncaptioned so we use all the writing on the back, small bottom corner crease, oxidation consistent with circa-1910 age, very slight curl to the paper. $8.00 pg



TELEGRAPH OPERATORS / TELEGRAPHERS.  Group of 4 circa-1910 real photo postcards showing telegraphers. Men's names are not given, photographers are not credited, affiliations are not specified. Had to dress for the job! Three unposted; the other (middle left was sent 1908 from Atlanta Indiana, making Lake Erie & Western Railroad the probable employer). One-of-a-kinds. $30.00 gets all 4. pr(l)m
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TELEGRAPHERS / TELEGRAPH OPERATORS. CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN RAILWAY / NORTH WESTERN LINE. Uncaptioned & unused Artura (round the stamp box, circa 1912 - 1918) sepia-tone real photo post card showing a telegrapher's office with 3 men, map of their multistate system discernable on the wall thanks to razor-sharp focus, exemplary contrast & composition, tiny bottom corner crease, otherwise excellent condition. Probably one-of-a-kind: no caption, no photographer credit, no publisher information. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. r(c)r(n)p

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TEXTILE WORKERS. "BEAUVAIS. - Manufacture Nationale de Beauvais. Un Atelier de Basse-Lisse" interesting tapestry work scene, carte postale mailed 1924 to United States. $22.50 f(b)tpi

TEXTILE WORKERS. "This engraver tools human hands, / flowers and geometrical designs / on a copper printing cylinder...Congolese textiles" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1961 in US. $2.00

TINSMITH. "The tinsmith at work in his shop, Old Sturbridge / Village, Sturbridge, Massachusetts" chrome from a photo by Walter H. Miller, unused & interesting. $2.00 mp

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TOMB GUARD.
"Tomb of President McKinley, West Lawn Cemetery, / Canton, Ohio" with an armed guard at its entrance, black & white postcard mailed 1908 but stamp removed. heavily toned back, corner crease. $3.25
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Mexico_137_small.jpg occupational post card available from Judnick.comTORTILLA MAKERS. "'Tostilleras,' name applied to Mexican women who make 'Tortillas.' The corn is boiled, / then mashed and rolled out on stone 'Metates'" postcard with mild corner wear, former owners markings in the back address area. $5.00 m(g)fp

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TOWN CRIER. "De omroeper" showing a Dutch town crier with his gong, unused postcard from Dr. Trenkler Co. (1908, Sev. 86), back paper toned unevenly & showing its age, faint vertical internal crease mostly in the front sky, tiny bottom corner crease. $16.00 np

   
TRACK INSPECTORS.
  Group of 5 circa-1910 real photo postcards showing railroad or interurban track inspectors & their railcars. Men's names are not given, photographers are not credited, affiliations are not specified. All unused & unannotated; three backs heavily toned. One-of-a-kinds. $30.00 gets all 5. p(t)u NEW / NOUVEAU / NUEVO


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TRAINMEN. "B. of R. T. 286" showing 5 members of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Lodge 286 standing before locomotive 2252, sepia-tone real photo postcard mailed at Wellsville Ohio MAY 30 1910 to George Thorn in Palestine West Virginia by his brother 7 sister (giving their Wellsville address). Senders' comment: "This is the Engine Floyd works on. The card was taken in East Liverpool." Wellsville and East Liverpool were connected by a low-grade line of the Pennsylvania Railroad suitable for heavy freight that was not time-sensitive. Rare! Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. o(e)r(p)gup NEW / NOV / NY

TRAINMEN. Uncaptioned sepia-tone Azo (all triangles up) real photo post card showing locomotive 438 & five trainmen, good focus & contrast, heavily toned back, 2 internal creases. Part of the tender informs us the railroad's abbreviation ended in Y. $5.00 r(u)p

TREE TRIMMER. BINGHAMTON (BROOME COUNTY). "KRP-3191 /  Tree Trimmer / Moonbeam" Binghamton New York QSL with commissioned Runnin' Bare style art, unused & fresh. $2.00 np







TRINKET SALEMAN. "A Walking 5-&-10 Peddles European Trinkets in Omdurman" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1963 at Sandy Spring Maryland, tiny upper corner crease, stripe of light toning vertically down the back. $2.00 sp

NewYork_NY_BuildingThe-200_small.jpg worker post card available from LotsOfCards.comTUNNEL CONSTRUCTION WORKERS. "BUILDING THE McADOO TUNNEL, UNDER THE HUDSON RIVER, / NEW YORK / 209,700 JV." including 6 workmen, unused color souvenir postcard printed in Great Britain for Valentine & Sons' Publishing, 2 small spots of toning on back. $10.00 n(n)n(h)p

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VAUDEVILLE PERFORMER. "COME & ENJOY NEW YORK'S FINEST & CRAZIEST ACTS / the VAUDEVILLE SHOW / 'WHERE ANYTHING GOES' / THE SUPPER CLUB / EVERY FRIDAY / hosted by VIVIANA" unused continental publicity card offering $5 off the cover charge & supplying contact details, near mint condition. Club now closed, with the renovated Hotel Edison rising on this Midtown Manhattan address & adjacent properties. $2.50 n(m)i(r)p(v)

Mexico_046_small.jpg people working postcards available from Judnick.comVEGETABLE VENDOR. "CAÑAS, VERDURAS.... 473." showing vendors of sugar cane & vegetables in the open air, unused Azo (squares in corners) real photo tarjeta postal with good contrast & interesting composition, 2 tiny spots on back, good edges. $5.00 m(g)p(v)

VEGETABLE VENDOR."Casablanca / Marchand de légumes" real photo postcard with excellent focus & contrast, from Edition L. M. in Casablanca, very late usage at Mesa Colorado, minor corner wear, short internal crease from the top center.  $6.50 mp

VEGETABLE VENDOR. "Gibraltar. Vegetable sellers." near the J. Roscoe Glass & Brinsmead Piano storefronts, unused postcard from V. B. Cumbo. trivial corner & edge wear. The pianos were made in Kent and had several patented features for their frames, soundboards, bracings, etc. $7.50 gmp

VEGETABLE VENDOR. "Napoli - Costume - Venditore di erbaggi" showing a street vendor of green vegetables, unused sepia-tone postcard, very light album marks at the corners, fresh with good edges. There are different presentations of this scene, so check your albums. We believe this version to be scarce; we could not find it when we searched the Internet. $10.00 ip

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VEGETABLE VENDOR. "Vegetable Bazar" sepia-tone real photo with good composition and focus, mailed 1919 from Nadiad to Ohio. The gift acknowledged on the back is probably to the Methodist Hospital established there in 1908, because the addressee is in the Epworth League. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 (ip)^

Bavaria_GeigenbauwerkstatteIn-200_small.JPG occupational post card availabe from LotsOfCards.comVIOLIN MAKER. "Geigenbauwerkstätte in Mittenwald.  Echt Foto 72  Schöpfer der Oktavgeige" showing the old violin maker Johann Reiter at work in his Bavarian factory, real photo postcard with interesting composition & exemplary contrast, deckled edges as issued. The instrument name is sometimes seen as Oktav-Geige, and very few were ever made. It is shaped like a cello, but is the size of a 17" viola, with a narrow chinrest, and it can be played with a cello or viola bow. His instruments now fetch over 2,000 British pounds at auction. $25.00 bmi(s)p(v)g

UMBRELLA MAKERS. "UMBRELLA-MAKERS" also captioned in Japanese; circa-1910 carte postal with a tape mend to both sides of a bottom corner, very late mailing at Achsah Virginia, minor wear to the upper corners, auxiliary postal marking on front. $4.00 jp(u) NEW / NOV / NY

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WAITERS. "COMPLIMENTARY / Our Ming Palace. First class / Chinese food in elegant surroundings. / INDRA REGENT BANGKOK" showing 6 of its smiling waiters, unused continental post card. $1.50 tp





WAITERS. "In the Dining Car on The Los Angeles Limited" art including a black waiter, unused postcard but heavy album paste on back obscures some of the printed route information, one upper corner with 2 creases (1 is long), internal crease from the bottom edge, light toning in the front borders. Seldom offered. $7.00 r(l)ibp%


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France_Paris_LeNuméroRestaurantInterior.jpg (172055 bytes)WAITERS. "Le Numéro de votre Canard 85,575 The Number of your Duck / (since 1890) / ...La Tour d'Argent..." showing a waiter carving a duck at the oldest restaurant in Paris France; black & white with dark red captions on brownish paper, unused, corner & edge wear. $20.00 fi(r)p

Ontario_Batchawana_Sunset-200_small.jpg occupation post card available from LotsOfPhotos.comWAITRESSES. "3.  Part of the Lunch Counter. / Sunset Inn, Batchawana, Ontario" with an unposed scene including waitstaff & patrons, postcard rack prominently in the foreground; sepia-tone real photo postcard mailed JUL 4 1952 from Sault Ste. Marie, upper corner crease just into the image, other corner wear is mild. 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 o(b)i(r)pp(w)

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WAKEMAN
. "RIPON  THE CITY HORN-BLOWER" showing the Yorkshire wakeman who blows it regularly at 9 PM at the market obelisk to mark nightly curfews, keeping a centuries-old tradition; Scott real photo post card with good focus & composition, album marks on front, unused, adherences at corners from album, heavily toned back. He stands in front of the original wakeman / mayor's house. $4.00 e
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WASHERMEN. "1. The Dhobi" a washerman with a load of dirty laundry (indelibly marked as to household) that he has collected going from house-to-house; sepia-tone postcard with very late usage at Crab Orchard Nebraska, noticeable corner & edge wear. $15.00 ip



WASHERMEN. "'Dobies' (Washermen) Colombo Lake" Ceylon, in action; unused postcard, Plâté No. 235, light fingerprint toning on back, good edges. $8.00 cp

WASHERWOMEN. "13.  Our Lavenderas, Manila. / 83784" showing several washerwomen at work, circa 1908 postcard, unused, removed neatly from a booklet. $3.00 pp(w)

WASHERWOMEN. "179. - KINDIA (Guinée Française). - Passage de la Ouauoa" at a lavoir or clothes washing place attended by 3 washerwomen, their children bringing them makeshift bags (probably sheets) of clothing, some clothes already spread out to dry; carte postale with toned divided back, pinhole near the top center. We have seen two other views of this place, none of them common. $8.00 fp(w) NEW / NOV / NY

Mexico_Gro_17LosLavaderos-100.jpg (268134 bytes)WASHERWOMEN. "17.-LOS LAVADEROS, TAXCO GRO." showing many washerwomen at work, unused Papel Kodak real photo tarjeta postal, excellent composition & detail gives a you-are-there type of feeling, good edges. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 m(g)p

WASHERWOMEN. "40  NICE. -- La Jetée-Promenade et Lavandières. - LL." French carte postale without message mailed 3 -3 08 from Gare de Nice to Mrs. B. Moser in Mount Clemens Michigan, album marks at the corners, minor wear to the upper edge. The people in the foreground are washerwomen. $4.25 f(n)p

WASHERWOMEN. "LAVANDERAS EN TAXCO / Taxco, Grop." showing several washerwomen, chrome with round corners as issued. $1.25 mp


WASHERWOMEN. "Les Blanchisseuses / Nice" showing several washerwomen, carte postale with undivided back mailed 22 NOV 00 at Borzonasca Italy to Jersey City (arrival cancel on front). $10.00 f(n)p

WASHERWOMEN. "México - Lavanderas / Washerwomen // F. K. Apartado N. 165 - México" showing 4 working at the water's edge, unused color tarjeta postal, even browning of the paper with age. $5.00 m(g)p

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WASHERWOMEN. "Native / Washerwomen, Isthmus of Panama" color postcard sold by A. Bienkowski, circa 1908, a little writing on back, good edges. $12.50 pp

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WATER CARRIER.
"228. MORLAIX -- La vieille porteuse d'eau fumant sa pipe" old woman water carrier smoking her pipe; unused color carte postale with green back, minor corner & edge wear, subtle paper bend, back toned. $35.00 f(m)spw


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WATER CARRIER.
"241  Vieille porteuse d'eau de MORLAIX / Artaud et Nozais, Nantes" old woman water carrier, pipe turned sideways in her mouth; unused black & white carte postal in vertical format, good edges. $30.00 f(m)spw

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WATER CARRIER. "602 / Bhisti" showing an Indian water-carrier, color postcard from the undivided back era, yellowing paper, minor wear to one corner, otherwise good edges. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 ip

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WATER CARRIER. "9541 THE WATER CARRIER" showing a black woman with a water jug balanced on her head, unused postcard with undivided back from the Detroit Publishing Company, tiny corner crease not into image, otherwise fairly fresh for its age. $10.00 bpd

WATER CARRIER. "An old Mexican Water Carrier" stands near a boy holding a chicken, color tarjeta postal, unused, circa 1910 from the Newman Post Card Company, trivial wear to the top edge, otherwise surprisingly fresh for its age. $5.50 m(g)p

WATER CARRIER. "Artesische put met waterdragers.  Java. / G. C. T. van Dorp & Co., Semarang-Soerabaia." showing water carriers around a well; briefkaart with undivided back, light toning both sides. Pertinent written comment: 'The Standard-oil can is one of the most useful articles in the East'. $8.00 ipo

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WATER CARRIER. "
FH5EJ" shortwave (28.030 MHZ) QSL card with art depicting a native water-carrier, used 1989 by operator Michel Glapiak. Slightly larger than a regular-size postcard, thin stock, excellent condition. $3.50 mp*%

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WATER CARRIER. "Group of / Sakka at the / Nile. / Groupe de / Sakkas. // Vegnios & Zachos, Cairo & Luxor. No. 1115." showing 7 water carriers; unused carte postale, trivial corner wear. $5.50 ep

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WATER CARRIER. "No. 94, MEXICO. Aguador" showing a water carrier at a fountain, unused tarjeta postal with undivided back, light album marks at the corners of both sides. $5.00 m(g)p

MexicoGeneral_WaterCarriersIn-200_small.jpg occupational post card scan available from LotsOfCards.comWATER CARRIER. "Water Carriers in Mexico" showing a man, woman & girl at work. Postcard sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 m(g)p


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FrenchIndia_WaterCarrier_small.jpg (3516 bytes)WATER CARRIER. "INDES FRANÇAISES - Mali porteur d'eau" showing a water carrier, black & white, unused. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 fp

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WATER CARRIER. "No. 21.  Aguadores / Ruhland & Ahlschier Sucr., Mexico" showing 2 water-bearers in vertical format, unused color tarjeta postal, minor corner & edge wear, very light toning both sides. $8.50 m(g)p

Egypt_PorteursDEau-200_small.jpg occupational postcard available from LotsOfCards.comWATER CARRIER. "Porteurs d'eau. / 294 Lichtenstern & Harari. Commissions-Agents, Cairo" showing 5 water carriers filling up their bags, unused black & white carte postale on yellowish paper, toning in the front sky & and lower left front areas. $7.00 ep

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WATER CARRIER.
"Typical Mexican / Water Carriers as seen on / Military Plaza. / San Antonio, Tex." showing 2 women at work, unused black & white postcard with sky tint, minor corner wear & rounding, toned lightly both sides. $4.75 tp

Djibouti_WaterVendor_Camel_small.jpg (3998 bytes)WATER VENDOR. "19. - DJIBOUTI. - Vendeurs d'eau" with a camel-drawn cask, black & white post card mailed there 1914 (French Somali Coast stamp tied to France). corner crease, small corner crease, lightly toned back, lightly toned front. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 (dpau)

Colombia_20VendedoresDe-200_small.jpg Colombian postcards available from Judnick.comWATER VENDOR. "20  VENDEDORES DE AQUA. BARRANQUILLA" showing water vendors & their burros, sepia-tone post card printed by The Rotary Photographic Company Ltd. of London for Edicion Especial de Floro Manco; unused, undivided tarjeta postal, paper browning evenly with age. $12.50 cp


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WATER VENDOR. "511. SONORA NEWS COMPANY, CITY OF MEXICO. / Aguador--MEXICO" showing a water vendor, with interesting commentary about the 'fast disappearing' occupation on the back; unused postcard, minor corner wear, very light toning in the front borders. $9.00 m(g)p
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WATER VENDOR. "95.000.71.  SCÈNES et TYPES. / Marchand d'eau." real photo of a water vendor on a street in French Morocco, unused, uneven edges as issued, fresh appearance. $3.75 fp

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WATER VENDOR. "A WATERSELLER, TANGIER" showing sale in progress, color postcard from Valentine's Series, undivided back, unused, minor edge wear, bent corner. $7.00 tp

UnusualTransportation_CubaVendedor-200_small.JPG people working  postcard available from LotsOfCards.comWATER VENDOR. "Cuba Vendedor de Agua. / Water Vendor in the Country." with 2 children selling water from an oxen-drawn barrel cart, unused tarjeta postal circa 192 - 1915, Edición Jordi No. 73, small smudge in the stamp box, trivial wear on one edge, otherwise fairly fresh. $8.00 cpu

WEDDING PRESENT VENDOR. "Shop of Congratulatory presentS of Marriage" also captioned in Japanese, capitalization as quoted here; circa-1910 carte postale with divided back made in Japan, very late usage at Lowrys South Carolina, toning on back probably from the printing process itself, tiny bottom corner crease, obviously hand-tinted (and, therefore, unique). $10.00 jp(w) NEW / NOV / NY

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WHALE TRAINER
. "Snack Time at Sea Life Park" showing a whale at Sea Life Park in Hawaii, rising to be fed by one of its trainers; unused chrome-era postcard, trivial corner & edge wear. $3.50 h(m)p



WINE FLASK VENDORS. "Vânzâtor de csutre. / Csutraverkäufer. / Csutraárus." showing Transylvanian vendors of carved wooden wine flasks, unused monochromatic blue-green post card. numbered 19 on back. Very unusual subject matter. $45.00 rpa" showing Transylvanian vendors of carved wooden wine flasks, unused monochromatic blue-green post card. numbered 19 on back. Very unusual subject matter. $45.00 rpa

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WINERY WORKERS.
"2010. - ARLES. - Types d'Arlésiennes / Sous la Treille" women gathering grapes, carte postale sent TCV 1903 to Granville Manche, one corner badly creased, another corner with a faint crease. $8.50 faap

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WINERY WORKERS.
"2014. - ARLES. - Types d'Arlésiennes / La Vendange" women gathering grapes, TCV 1903. $12.00 (faap)

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WINERY WORKERS.
"At Ischia (Italy), wine casks / are cleaned with harbor water" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1962 in the United States. Seeing is believing! $2.50 aip


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WINERY WORKERS. "Madeira - Carrying Madeira Wine." color post card work scene with many people, unused. $6.00

WOODCARVERS. "Oberammergau.  Mutter u. Kinder beim Schnitzen. / Verlag von Carl Aug. Seyfried & Comp., München" showing a mother & her 2 daughters carving wooden artifacts & souvenirs; unused monochromatic blue-green Postkarte with a little wear at the corners but otherwise fairly fresh for its age (circa 1900). Oberammergau has been an important center for woodcarving since the 12th century, and a school for them is located there now. $15.00 bpk& NEW / NOV / NY

WOODEN SHOE DECORATER. "Hand Decorating and Painting the Wooden Shoes / at Holland's Wooden Shoe Factory, US 31 ..." post card mailed there 1960, minor corner wear, very light toning near one bottom back corner. $2.50 m(h)p NEW / NOV / NY

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WOODEN SHOE MAKER / SABOT MAKER
. "Edit. Sorel, Rennes / 149 La Vie au Champs -- Sabotière au travail" showing a close-up of a lady making wooden shoes in the street, black & white carte postale with green back, very late usage at Walter Hill Tennessee, unusual subject matter on an uncommon card. $55.00 f(r)p(w)

WOODJOINER. "4.--Petits Métiers-- Menuisiers Chinois. / Chinese woodjoiner." black & white, circa 1915, unused, minor corner wear & rounding. $20.00 cp

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WOOD SAWYERS.
"CHINESE WOOD SAWYERS, PEKING" color post card from Camera Craft Co. in Peking, unused, lightly toned back, mild corner wear. $15.00 cp NEW / NOV / NY

WOOD SELLER. "14. TAKIGI-WURI / (The Wood Seller)" color postcard with art, unused, undivided back, considerable corner & edge wear, couple small surface scratches, as is. $4.25

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WOOD PEDDLERS. "Tangier / Moorish Women Selling Wood" black & white post card with dark red caption, unused, undivided back, minor corner wear & rounding, brownish paper. $30.00 tp

NYC_115_small.jpg occupation post card available from Judnick.comZOO KEEPER. "1411 B HANDLING A PYTHON, / NEW YORK ZOOLOGICAL PARK" with 3 zookeepers trying to cope, official postcard with very late usage at Cowlesville NY, toned back, noticeable corner & edge wear, small bottom corner crease. $3.25 n(n)p(z)

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ZOO KEEPER
. "3161. B--GIRAFFES / NEW YORK ZOOLOGICAL PARK" one getting fed from a zoo keeper atop the fence, unused official postcard with 1911 copyright, back paper browning with age, good edges. $5.50 n(n)pa

NYC_006_small.jpg occupation post card available from Judnick.comZOO KEEPER. "5047. B - TWO-HORNED AFRICAN RHINOCEROS / NEW YORK ZOOLOGICAL PARK" being fed, unused color postcard, official because it was issued by the park, tiny chip out of a back lower edge does not show through to the front, otherwise fresh & appealing. $10.00 n(n)p(z)a(r)


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