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"America's Finest Amusement / Myrtle Beach, S. C. / Sunset at Pavilion Amusement Park at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina" including the Galaxi rid & Ferris wheel prominently, continental postcard with scalloped edges as issued; mailed 1978 to the Rieck family in Lakewood Ohio by relatives. When 'lots of big jellyfish' were on the beach'. Trivial wear at 2 corners. $1.25 as(m)sg

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"America's Finest Beach, Daytona Beach, Fla." linen post card with message written neatly on back, good edges. $2.50 f(m)s

America's Finest Strand. "19--The Poindexter, Myrtle Beach, S. C., 'America's Finest Strand' / 670 Miles south of New York, 735 Miles North of Miami 4B-H880" unused Curteich linen postcard, short pen mark in address area, tiny bends at upper corners. $2.00 s(m)s

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America's Finest Strand. "AIR VIEW, MYRTLE BEACH, S. C. SHOWING THE PIERS. 'AMERICA'S FINEST STRAND'" Unused linen post card, grayish paper. $1.75 s(m)s

America's Greatest Shrine. "SOUVENIR FROM GETTYSBURG -- AMERICA'S GREATEST SHRINE / 32  COPYRIGHT MARKEN & BIELFELD, INC." " showing the bronze table with the Gettysburg address text on the old Wills Building there, circa 1935 printing, unused linen post card, paper lightly & evenly yellowing with age. $2.50 lps

America's Highest Bridge. "Pecos High Bridge, Texas" showing the highest bridge in America along the Southern Pacific Railroad, being crossed by a long train; unused color post card, toned back, minor corner rounding. $7.50 trs

America's Largest Year 'Round Display of Christmas Decorations. "visit BRONNER'S of FRANKENMUTH, MICH. / SEE AMERICA'S LARGEST YEAR 'ROUND DISPLAY OF CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS" showing the store interior, unused chrome advertising post card store hours on back, small corner bend. $2.00 m(f)s

America's Most Unique Hotel. "SEA SHELL, on the Gulf of Mexico / CLEARWATER BEACH, FLORIDA / PHOTO BY CHAS. J. BELDEN" unused circa-1948 advertising linen postcard with scalloped borders as issued, excellent condition. America's most unique hotel -- according to the back. $3.00 f(c)ps

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America's Most Unusual Restaurant. "ROGERS CORNER / America's Most Unusual Restaurant / Just Across the Street from - 50th & 8th Av. - Madison Square Garden" linen multiview postcard with 2 scenes--The Rondevoo bar & the Pan American Room; unused linen postcard with good edges. $4.50 n(n)i(r)sm

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America's Shortest Covered Bridge. "COLUMBIANA COUNTY boasts the shortest Cov- / ered Bridge in U.S.A.,  Possibly the World. ..." unused chrome-era postcard from a photo credited to Clyde Dillon, excellent condition. $1.25 o(m)bs

America's Sweetest Town. "7835 / The largest raw Sugar House in continental United / States. This view of the Sugar House of United States / Sugar Corporation.. / 'America's Sweetest Town'" unused chrome postcard copyrighted 1962, fairly fresh. $1.50 f(c)sf

NewJersey_AtlanticCity_PennVilla-200_small.JPG superlative post card available from Judnick.comAtlantic City's Finest Avenue. "PENN VILLA / Annie L. Martin, Prop. / 100 South Pennsylvania Avenue / Atlantic City's Finest Avenue" unused handcolored (and, hence, unique) Albertype postcard, lightly toned back. $4.00 hgnsa


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Best Laundry Starch in the World
. "Electric Lustre Starch, / BEST LAUNDRY STARCH IN THE WORLD." advertising card with art showing winter scene, stuck to album remnant, wavy paper. Their company was located in Boston Massachusetts. $2.75
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Best Meat in the World. "LA MEJOR CARNE DEL MUNDO / LA CABAÑA - BUENOS AIRES" with signed art depicting its interior within an embossed border, unused post card, excellent condition & quite attractive. $4.75 i(r)as

Biggest Locomotive on Earth. "ST-7 / STEAMTOWN U.S.A.  BELLOWS FALLS, VERMONT / .../ 'The Biggest Locomotive on Earth' / The U. P. 'Big Boy'" unused chrome postcard in excellent condition. More completely the railroad was the Union Pacific. $1.50 v(b)r(u)sNEW / OPKOMEND / NY

California_Unspecified_OldestGrapeVine-100.jpg (336346 bytes)California's Oldest Grapevine. "THE OLDEST GRAPE VINE IN CALIFORNIA 11058" unused sepia-tone Azo real photo (triangles both ways), good detail, believable due to its massive size & interesting. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 csa

California's Tallest Date Palm. "Tallest Date Palm in California / 50 ft. high." color, unused postcard from PCK Series, circa 1915. $2.50

Civil War's Best Preserved Earthen Fort. "Battery White at Belle Isle is considered the / best..." unused chrome post card. $1.00

NewYork_NiagaraFalls_ItsAllInThe-100.jpg (297535 bytes)Cleanest Food Factory in the World. "'ITS ALL IN THE SHREDS' / SERIES 103 / THE HOME OF / SHREDDED WHEAT /  NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. / ... / The cleanest and purest of all cereal foods, made in the cleanest and finest food factory in the world" also picturing Niagara Falls framed by wheat to its sides; unused advertising postcard with undivided back & evenly browning paper due to age, good edges, attractive. $8.50 nfswa

Cleanest Food Factory in the World. "'THE HOME OF SHREDDED WHEAT', NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. / SERIES 290  NIAGARA LITHO. CO. BUFFALO  COPYRIGHT 1915 BY THE SHREDDED WHEAT COMPANY" unused advertising postcard, pre-printed message on back 'I have just visited the cleanest, finest, most hygienic food factory in the world, ...', back paper browning unevenly with age. $5.00 n(n)fas

Crookedest Road in the World.  "BRITTON & REY. LITHOGRAPHERS. SAN FRANCISCO  562 / Mountain Train leaving Mill Valley for Summit of Mt. Tamalpais, Cal., over crookedest road in the World" postcard mailed at San Francisco AUG 5 1905, small bottom corner crease, small upper corner bend. 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(m)s

WestVirginia_Route52_WV18-100.JPG (318430 bytes)Deepest Highway Cut in the US. "W. VA. 18 Deepest Highway Cut in U. S., 180 Ft., on Route 52, near Welch, W. Va." as it appeared in 1936, unused linen post card with gray border around image (white border version shown). $1.00 (w(r)s)

ShipOwner_PacificNavigation_Harvard.jpg (160714 bytes) superlative postcard available from Judnick.comFastest Passenger Steamer on the Pacific Coast. "Pacific Nav. S. S. Harvard, operating between San Francisco and / Los Angeles, fastest Passenger Steamer on the Pacific Coast" color from Newman Post Card Co., mailed 1911 to Ohio, stamp removed causing slight thin to back, toned back, brownish paper, considerable corner & edge wear. The ship was registered in 1906 to the Pacific Navigation Company. $8.00 s(p)s(c)c(l)c(s)s*

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Florida_ClearwaterBeach_FFastestFinest-100.jpg (179262 bytes)Finest Deep Sea Fishing Cruiser. "FLORIDA'S FASTEST - FINEST DEEP SEA FISHING CRUISER /  SAILS DAILY FROM / CLEARWATER BEACH, FLORIDA   NEW DELUXE MODEL" showing the Miss Buckeye III with many passengers aboard, black & white advertising postcard with rates printed on back, unused, tiny corner bend, otherwise fresh. When owned by Mary & Joe Cramer. $5.00 f(c)fs(c)sg

Florida's Largest Oak Tree. "One of the Largest and Oldest Oak Trees in Florida" unused Curteich linen. $1.25 (fst)

Friendliest Country in Africa. "AKWAABA / GHANA / Gateway to Africa" unused postcard slightly larger than continental size, pushpin indent at top center, small scrape in the back address area. Akwaaba means Welcome! & text on back touts the country as the friendliest in Africa. $1.25 gs

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Greatest Corn Competition on Earth. "IOWA TO THE FRONT / The two ears of corn, white and yellow, shown herewith are the / Champion Ears of Corn of the World, having won the / prize at the Iowa State Fair in th greatest corn / competition on earth. The yellow ear is the property of Geo. Steen, West Liberty, Iowa, and the white / of I. B. White, / Oskaloosa, / Iowa" postcard mailed 1909, hint of toning on front does not detract. $18.00 $15.00 SALE PRICE: SAVE $3.00 (16½% OFF) i(w)g(s)g(w)sa

Ohio_Dayton_MilitiaOnGuard-200_small.jpg superlative postcards available from Judnick.comGreatest Flood in Modern History. "Militia on Guard in Union Depot, Dayton, Ohio, after Greatest Flood in Modern History, / March 28, 1913" black & white post card with dark red caption, contemporaneous writing on back, unusual subject matter, minor bottom corner wear. The Militia Act of 1903 created a National Guard force that could be be used by state governors to respond to disasters & emergencies. $9.00 komds*

Ohio_Columbus_APortionOfThe-120.jpg (350553 bytes)Greatest Railroad Center in Ohio. "A portion of the Pennsylvania and B. and O. freight classification yards, where they join. / Columbus is the greatest railroad center in Ohio" as seen from a high vantage point, unused black & white, undivided back from a Columbus Dispatch Series, light toning both sides, mild corner rounding. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.75 or(b)s

Greatest Show on Earth. "S-31--The Greatest Show on Earth / Sarasota, Fla." showing a billboard for the winter quarters of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey combined shows (tiger at the top), circa 1946 postcard, former owner's neat handstamp in back message area, small adherence in address area. $2.00 cfs

Austria200img048_small.jpg superlative post card available from Judnick.comHighest Church in Europe.  "Dobratsch (3167 m) Deutsche Kirche" showing the Catholic church in Carinthia Austria, color photochrom postcard mailed circa 1910 with an Austrian stamp, small corner crease, other edge wear minor, thin band of dark toning at top front, speckles of cancel ink in the sky, 2 small ink smears on back. This edifice was erected in 1693 to commemorate an appearance there by the Virgin Mary, so it is sometimes called Maria am Stein (Mary at the Stone). $3.50 csaBetter_005_2small.jpg superlative postcards available from Judnick.com


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Highest Office Building in the World. "WOOLWORTH / BUILDING / NEW YORK / 55 Stories -- 750 feet. / Highest Office Building / In the World // Copyright Littig & CO., N. Y. / Success Postal Card Co., Pub., New York" unused souvenir folding post card in 3 panels (top 2 shown at right), surprisingly little edge wear. Will show bottom panel when we offer. $10.00 sn(n)

Largest & Fastest Motor Liner. Reina del Pacifico (1931). "PACIFIC LINE 'REINA DEL PACIFICO' (17,872 TONS). / Largest and fastest motor Liner--Europe, Bermuda, Bahamas, / Havana, Jamaica, Panama Can, South America" unused sepia-tone postcard issued by the company, good edges, light spotty toning both sides. $8.00 s(p)s& NEW / OPKOMEND / NY

MIXone_251_small.jpg superlative post card available from Judnick.comLargest Artificial Body of Water in the World. "Among the Lilies, Grand Reservoir, 17,000 acres. / Largest artificial body of water in the world, / St. Marys, Ohio" including a rowboat,  Weixelbaum published postcard, circa 1915, faint album marks at the front corners, left bottom corner creased, right bottom corner with tiny crease. $3.25 o(s)s(p)s

MIXone_252_small.jpg superlative postcard available from LotsOfCards.comLargest Artificial Body of Water in the World. "Sunset, Grand Reservoir, 17,000 acres, / largest Artificial body of water in the World, / St. Marys, Ohio"  including some camping on its shore,  Weixelbaum published post card, circa 1915, minor corner & edge wear, tiny bottom corner crease. $3.25 o(s)sc

Circus_TheTwoHemispheres-200_small.jpg superlative postcards available from Judnick.comLargest Circus Wagon Ever Built. "THE TWO HEMISPHERES BANDWAGON ON DIS- / PLAY AT THE CIRCUS HALL OF FAME IN SARA- / SOTA, FLORIDA. It is the largest circus wagon / ever built and was featured in every Barnum & Bailey street parade from 1902 to 1918." postcard mailed 1964, two corners creased (one is small) both into nothing important. Shows a side view at the first Circus Hall of Fame, which survived only from 1956 to 1977. $6.00 cfps

Largest Complete Book Manufacturing Establishment in the World. "THE WERNER COMPANY / The largest Complete Book Manufac- / turing Establishment in the World" with a list of some sets they have published & a receipt, on government postal card mailed FEB 28 1911 to Charles F. Baughman in Circleville Ohio, a little cancel ink on front, small upper corner crease. Their extensive list of standard sets included: Abbotts 'Makers of History' in 20 volumes, 'Library of Cooking' in 5 volumes & Works of Voltaire complete in 43 volumes! $3.25 o(a)s NEW / OPKOMEND / NY

Largest Concrete Span Bridge in the World. "The largest concrete Span Bridge in the World, / Connecting Rocky River and Lakewood, Ohio" Braun-Chrome postcard made in the USA, mailed at Galion Ohio JUN 6 1913 (light CLEVE. & CIN. TR.1 R.P.O. RMS  hand cancel) to Miss Bessie McIntosh in Zanesville Ohio (about her Aunt Jennie, in part), minor corner & edge wear. Offered elsewhere as high as $8.45, but we need just $4.00. o(l)o(r)s

Largest Dance Floor on Lake Erie. "The largest Dance Floor on Lake Erie, Cedar Point, O." post card made in Germany for publisher Alexander Manufacturing, mailed SEP 19 1908 at Sandusky Ohio to Mrs. Lulu Jordan in Marietta Ohio, noticeable corner wear, slight cancel ink smear on back. $6.00 o(c)ds NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU

Utah_SaltLake_GreetingFrom-200_small.jpg superlative postcard available from Judnick.comLargest Dancing Floor in the World. "Greeting from / Salt Lake / The Pavilion, Saltair on Great Salt Lake / Interior of Pavilion, Saltair, on Great Salt Lake, largest dancing floor / in the world, easely(sic) accommodating 1000 couples" circa 1905 post card, much album toning, a lot of wear along the right front edge. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 u(g)ismd%

Largest Double-Deck Streetcar. "DOUBLE DECK CAR, PITTSBURGH, PA. / LARGEST IN THE WORLD, SEATS 110 PEOPLE" showing an exterior side view of car 6000 of the Pittsburgh Railway Company to Schenley & Highland Park, multiple faint creases in one upper corner (trees), more conspicuous internal crease from the top edge (trees), multiple internal creases from the bottom edge, minor edge wear all around. As is. $4.50 r(p)p(p)s

ShipCoastal_1548SP-200_small.jpg superlative post cards available from Judnick.comLargest Ferryboat in the World. "1548 - S. P. Co.'s Ferryboat 'Solano' Port Costa - Benicia, California. / LARGEST FERRY BOAT IN THE WORLD" with a fairly long train aboard ship once owned by the Central Pacific Railway Company (and also used by the Southern Pacific), postcard mailed 1915 from San Francisco (Balboa stamp tied by Expo cancel) to Miss Effie Garlough in Springfield Ohio, 2 long but inconspicuous horizontal internal creases, faint small bottom corner crease. Necessary before the tidal Straits of Carquinez were bridged in 1927. $8.00 c(s)sr(c)s(c)s(c)

Largest Government Printing Office in the World. "U. S. Government Printing Office, / (Largest in the World.) Washington, D. C." unused postcard published by B. S. Reynolds, numbered R-65225 on back, excellent condition. $4.00 ds NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU

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Colorado_037_small.jpg mountain postcard available from Judnick.comLargest Mesa in the World. "2330--TWIN LAKES ON GRAND MESA. / THE WORLD'S LARGEST / FLAT TOPPED MOUNTAIN, / GRAND MESA NATIONAL FOREST, / IN WESTERN COLORADO" including a small dock, unused circa 1945 linen post card with saturated colors, excellent condition. $3.00 c(g)sm

Largest Opencut Copper Mine. "BINGHAM COPPER PIT, UTAH /  Largest opencut copper mine on North American continent..." mailed 1966, corner crease, minor edge wear. $1.00

Better_421small.jpg superlative postcard available from LotsOfCards.comLargest Open Pit Mine in the World. "52:--Mahoning-Hull-Rust, Largest Open Pit Iron Mine in the World, Hibbing, Minn. / Mammoth New Electric Shovel Loading Iron into Ore Cards, Minnesota Arrowhead Country." with interesting statistics printed on the back, unused white-border era post card published by Arrowhead Trading Post in Duluth, small paper separation at one upper corner, otherwise fairly fresh. $3.75 smme

Better_422small.jpg superlative postcards available from Judnick.comLargest Open Pit Mine in the World. "MAHONING MINE, LARGEST OPEN PIT MINE IN THE WORLD, HIBBING, MINN.  86870" unused white-border era post card published by R. D. Handy, tiny upper corner crease, very light toning along the top back edge. $3.50 smm

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Texas_Balmorhea_LargestOutdoor-200_small.jpg superlative postcard available from LotsOfPhotos.comLargest Outdoor Swimming Pool. "LARGEST OUTDOOR SWIMMING POOL IN THE U.S. A. / BALMORHEA, TEXAS" Ekc sepia-tone real photo post card, circa 1941. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 tss

Illinois_022_small.jpg superlative post card available from Judnick PostcardsLargest Post Office in the World. "161--New Post Office, Chicago" unused circa 1941 Curteich linen postcard in excellent condition. Dedicated 1933, it was then the largest & most modernly equipped post office in the world. $2.50 i(c)ps

Connecticut_NewLondon_Islanda-100.jpg (276113 bytes)Largest Private Yacht. "'Islanda' largest private yacht. - Owned by Morton F. Plant, New London, Conn." showing a side view looking towards shore, postcard made in Germany, published by The Rhode Island News Company, mailed 1909, one corner creased, small ding to bottom edge, a little cancel ink in upper left front corner. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 cgs(p)s

ShipOwner_Cunard_964T-200_small.jpg superlative photograph available from LotsOfPhotos.comLargest Ship in the World. "964.T. / THE ILL-FATED WHITE STAR LINER 'TITANIC,' THE LARGEST SHIP IN THE WORLD, WHICH FOUNDERED / WITH A LOSS OF 1503 LIVES, 15th OF APRIL 1912, OFF NEWFOUNDLAND, ON HER MAIDEN VOYAGE." unused real photo postcard with crisp contrast & good depth-of field, from J. Beagles & Co. Ltd.; handwriting on back dates to July 3rd 1912; toned back, good edges, smudge of brownish toning at the upper right front. Not the one of the many phony post cards printed with an Olympic image & deliberately miscaptioned as Titanic by the unscrupulous -- instead, the real thing. [Note the enclosed forward First Class section of the Promenade deck, to protect the passengers from bow spray.] Read our illustrated article on how to tell the difference, and save yourself some real money. $325.00 s(w)s(o)ds

Largest Steam Locomotive in the World. "THE LARGEST STEAM LOCOMOTIVE IN THE WORLD / CONSTRUCTED BY THE AMERICAN LOCOMOTIVE WORKS AT SCHENECTADY, N. Y. / PUB. BY THE ALBANY NEWS COMPANY" showing Erie engine & tender #2600, postcard mailed DEC 16 1909 at Schenectady to Mr. O. J. Moon (known from other sources to be with the Pennsylvania Railroad) in Wilmington Ohio. Entire message is interesting & pertinent: 'Just a sample of our work here. They were built for the Erie to haul heavy freights or rather push them over the Susquehanna division. Also sent some to the Santa Fe Road to get over the Rockies. Notice the front drivers are worked on a swivel in order to take the curves.' Message on front also in sender's hand. $35.00 r(e)n(s)s

Largest Store in the Central West. "Home of The Denver Dry Goods Co. / The Largest Store in the Central West / 400 Feet Long--Seven Acres Floor Area / ... / Denver, Colorado" an exterior corner view with auto & pedestrian traffic nearby, postcard published by the HHT Co., mailed from Denver 1915, some cancel ink in the sky, minor corner wear. $4.00 c(d)s

Largest Tapestry. "UNITED NATIONS NATIONS UNIES / The largest tapestry ever woven, a gift from / Belgium..." chrome postcard from an official UN photo, mailed 1962 in New Jersey, pinhole at top center. $1.5 us

Largest Tile Works in the World. "ZANESVILLE, OHIO.--Only Concrete Y Bridge and Largest Tile Works in the World" black & white multiview post card printed by Shryock, both sides toned, pencilled message & address on back but unmailed, soft corners. Back claims Zanesville is 'The Best Manufacturing City in the United States'. Rare: when we searched the Internet no one else had it on offer, no displayed it, & no one bragged about having sold it. $15.00 o(z)bis&

Longest Lock in the World. "View Taken from Bow of Boat Entering the Davis Lock, Soo, Mich. / © FRANK T. PATYK / This Lock is 1,350 Feet Long, 80 Feet Wide (The Longest Lock in the World)  0C-H186)" unused circa-1950 linen postcard in near-mint condition. $3.00 m(s)s

ShipsMilitary_USSEnterprise-200_small.jpg superlative postcard available from Judnick.comLongest Naval Vessel in the World. "U. S. S. / ENTERPRISE / CVA(N)65" an artist's conception on monochromatic blue post card, looking down on the flight deck with planes in the sky; excellent condition, interesting details about it printed on back. The longest naval vessel in the world. Tiny uncolored spot in water where sea color was supposed to be printed. $3.00 s(m)s

Loveliest Air Hostess in America. "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


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Most Beautiful Office Building in the World
. "THE CATHEDRAL OF COMMERCE," / the Woolworth Building, / New York City, the tallest / and most beautiful office / building in the world ..." unused undivided back postcard, back has an unusual multi-color illustration 6"Above the clouds / Observation Gallery / Woolworth Building New York". The bottom edge has a little wear, and both sides are light toned, but it still has eye-appeal both sides. $9.00 n(n)s

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Most Convenient Location in NYC.
"HOTEL / WOODSTOCK / 127 W. 43rd ST. AT TIMES SQUARE / ... / Most Convenient Location in New York City" unused Colourpicture linen advertising postcard, tiny corner bend that is hard to detect from the front, otherwise excellent condition. $3.00 nsa

ShipLake_CAndBLineGreatShip-120.jpg (361177 bytes)Most Costly Passenger Steamer. "C. &. B. LINE GREAT SHIP 'SEEANDBEE"-- Daily between Cleveland and Buffalo, /  Largest and most costly passenger steamer..." postcard mailed 1915 (but stamp removed), heavily toned back, edge wear. The ship was registered in 1913 to the Cleveland & Buffalo Steamship Company. $5.00 s(c)s(l)s

Most Modern Local Radio Station in America. "WGAU / MOST MODERN 'LOCAL' STATION IN AMERICA / ATHENS, GEORGIA" postcard mailed to Mr. Jack Siringer in Lakewood Ohio after he reported reception of the radio station on December 4, 1938, bottom corner bend, trivial wear at the other corners. Signed Harry L. Grimes for the station manager A. Lynne Brannen. Rare: as far as we know only one other example survives, and our reception was more distant & a bit earlier. 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 g(a)rsg(g)

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Most Nutritious Food. "Kandi Kubes // Handy-Spandy, Jack-A-Dandy / Wants a piece of / PEANUT CANDY. / He wants it now / He wants it bad, / And KANDI KUBES just make him glad" circa 1890 ad card of the Warren Candy Company of Warren Pennsylvania. Lightly toned back continues the hard sell: 'the most nutritous(sic) and cheapest food in existence'. Hard to find! $11.00 afpsb

New World's Oldest Church. "'Porta Coelis' / ... / at San German, Puerto Rico" unused chrome post card. $1.00

New York's Oldest English Style Salt Box House. "HALSEY HOMESTEAD, BUILT 1648" unused chrome postcard, fresh appearance. $1.00

Ohio's Largest Cheese Shop. "Cheese Haven  /  OHIO'S LARGEST CHEESE SHOP  /  On Route 163 - 4 Mi. East of Pt. Clinton, Ohio" unused chrome multiview postcard showing its long roadside storefront & an employee getting something from the smoke house; long internal crease is not too noticeable from the front. $2.50 o(p)rs

Tinted024_small.jpg superlative postcard available from Judnick.comOldest Building Used for Collegiate Purposes in the United States. "THE SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN BUILDING / OF THE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY / (Rear View) / Williamsburg, Virginia" including his statue prominently, unused hand-colored Albertype post card, back paper yellowing evenly with age. The building is the oldest used for collegiate purposes in the United States, restored to its early colonial appearance. $5.00 c(c)vhgssa

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Ohio's Largest Halloween Store. "TWO GREAT LOCATIONS / HALLOWEEN MANIA / OHIO'S LARGEST HALLOWEEN STORE" continental advertising card in full color both sides, near mint condition. $2.00 hsa*

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Alabama_FortSerof_OldestFort-100.jpg (344366 bytes)Oldest Fort in America. "FORT SEROF / This is the Oldest Fort in America, built by deLuna in the / middle of the 16th century..." unused chrome post card published by Fort Morgan Inn, fairly fresh. Located in Baldwin County Alabama. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 sa

NewYork_Catskill_TheOldestFrameHouse.jpg (175834 bytes)Oldest Frame House in the Catskills. "CATSKILL, N. Y. THE OLDEST FRAME HOUSE STANDING IN THE CATSKILLS. D. D. Hortoa, Souvenirs." black & white on undivided back from Tuck Post Card Series No. 2198, unused, lightly toned back, minor corner wear. $6.00 ntsa

NewYork_Rhinebeck_BeekmanArms.jpg (184111 bytes)Oldest Hotel in America. "BEEKMAN ARMS / RHINEBECK, NEW YORK /  Oldest Hotel in America / ...ESTABLISHED 1700" black & white postcard on grayish paper, mailed there, corner crease, mild corner & edge wear. $3.75 ns

NewMexico_SantaFe_OldestHouse-200_small.jpgOldest House in the United States. "Oldest House in the U. S., Santa Fe, N. M. / Built about 1530. / Occupied by Onate / in 1598. ..." circa 1912 black & white postcard, a few tiny spots of cancel ink on one front corner, 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 or .tif format. $2.00 nhas

Oldest Road-worthy Auto. "BENZ CAR, 1888 / The only survivor of the first four production / Benz cars and the oldest road-worthy car in / the world" unused continental postcard, excellent condition. $2.50 as

Prison_TheBritishConvict_100Lashes-100.jpg (261557 bytes)Oldest Ship Afloat. "THE BRITISH CONVICT SHIP 'SUCCESS' OLDEST SHIP AFLOAT, / LAUNCHED AT MOULMEIN, BURMAH 1790 / PRISONER RECEIVING / 100 LASHES WITH CAT O'NINE TAILS" with convict & guard spectators, unused sepia-tone, 2 corner creases (1 small), corner & edge wear, toned back, paper browning with age. Unusual subject matter. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 pssbh

Prison_The BritishConvict_OriginalTorture-100_small.JPG superlative postcard scan available from LotsOfCards.comOldest Ship Afloat. "THE BRITISH CONVICT SHIP 'SUCCESS' OLDEST SHIP AFLOAT, / LAUNCHED AT MOULMEIN, BURMAH 1790 / ORIGINAL / INSTRUMENTS OF TORTURE" including an iron maiden & whipping post of clever design, unused sepia-tone, small corner crease, corner & edge wear, toned back, paper browning with age. Unusual subject matter. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 pssbh*#


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Oldest Ship Afloat. "THE BRITISH CONVICT SHIP 'SUCCESS', OLDEST SHIP AFLOAT,  LAUNCHED AT / MOULMEIN, BURMAH 1790 // THE COMPULSORY BATH / VICTIMS SCRUBBED WITH SALT WATER" unused post card with muted colors, 3 creases (one long & heavy), corner & edge wear, paper browning with age, as is. Unusual subject matter. $15.00 pssbh

NewHampshire_Wolfboro_WTheOldest-200_small.jpg lake shipping post card available from Judnick.comOldest Summer Resort in America.  "Wolfeboro, the Oldest Summer Resort in America / Motor Vessel 'Sophie C' Leaving Wolfeboro, N. H. 6B533-N" on Lake Winnipesaukee, linen postcard mailed there 1948, very light toning on back, minor corner & edge wear. $2.25 n(w)s(l)s

Oldest Town on Earth. "YK1AO" shortwave (7 MHz) QSL card used 1996 by operator Omar Shaboigh, who claims Damascus as "The oldest town on Earth", excellent condition. $2.50 ss


Wilkinsburg Pennsylvania's Busiest Corner. "Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania's busiest corner, located / at the corner of Penn and Wood" including Rand's Rexall Drug Store, the Pennwood Grill & more; unused Plastichrome® post card, numbered P22214 on back. (2 available) $2.00 each. p(w)s ILLUSTRATIONS ADDED RECENTLY




Smallest House in Wales. "SMALLEST HOUSE IN WALES, NR. LLANDUDNO // EAS / 0898" actually located on Quayside, Conwy; sepia-tone real photo post card with glossy finish, mailed at Llandudno to Mr. John Keller in Leetonia Ohio, bottom corner crease, other bottom corner with a bit of wear. Image a bit dark but good focus preserves detail. Was lived in until 1900 or so. $10.00 ws

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Smallest Mailing Office
. "SMALLEST MAILING OFFICE / Near Smallest Church / Silver Lake, W. Va. / U.S. Route 219." unused chrome postcard. $2.50
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WestVirginia_HorseShoeRun_OurLady-200_small.JPG West Virginia post card available from LotsOfCards.comSmallest Memorial Church in 48 States. "OUR LADY OF THE PINES / Smallest Memorial Church in 48 States" in Horse Shoe Run West Virginia, unused early chrome postcard, minor edge wear, 4 short linear scrapes near the left front border (2 of which are faint). Built by Mr. & Mrs. P. L. Milkint on US Route 219. $1.50 w(h)srg

South's Highest Bridge. "THE PORT ARTHUR BRIDGE (OVER THE NECHES RIVER)" mailed 1950, small amount of cancel ink on front. $1.00

NorthCarolina_NagsHead_TheCasino-200_small.JPGSouth's Largest & Most Beautiful Ballroom. "The Casino, Nags, Head, N. C." showing a corner view of its exterior, black & white postcard dating to 1951, trivial wear at 2 corners. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 nsd**!*

Georgia_Atlanta_TheSouths-200_small.jpg superlative postcards available from Judnick.comSouth's Most Breathtaking View. "the South's most breathtaking view . . ." as seen at night from a couple's table at the Top O'Peachtree Restaurant and Lookout Lounge, unused chrome-era advertising post card in excellent condition. Neither of the couple is looking out the window; so, perhaps, the view to which the caption refers is that of the other person? $1.25 sg(a)




Tallest Building in the Southwest. "The Amicable Life / Insurance Building, / Waco, Texas // 22 Stories High, / The Tallest / Building / in the Southwest" mailed circa 1913 (light BREMOND & WACO TR66 RPO hand cancel of the Houston & Texas Central Railroad) to Mr. J. A Dryden in Hoisington Kansas, 2 corners with small creases, mild edge wear, just a little cancel ink in the front sky. $3.75 t(w)si
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Tallest One-Room House in the World. "WORLD FAMOUS TREE HOUSE, TREE HOUSE PARK, REDWOOD HIGHWAY, CALIFORNIA  851 / 9A-H2570" featured by Robert Ripley as the 'tallest one-room house in the world', unused circa-1939 linen postcard in excellent condition. In modern terminology this attraction is on the Avenue of the Giants in Humboldt Redwoods State Park. $2.25 c(r)c(h)ts

Toledo Ohio's Largest Ballroom. "COMMODORE PERRY HOTEL / Toledo, Ohio" showing building exterior, unused chrome. $1.00


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US's Deepest Highway Cut. "W. VA, 18  Deepest Highway Cut in U. S., 180 Ft., on Route 52, near Welch, W. Va." unused linen with good color. $1.25

US's Largest Savings & Loan. "HOME SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION / 100 Pomona Mall West, Pomona, Calif..." unused chrome. $1.00

US's Oldest City. "Live Oak Drive, Oldest Orange Grove, St. Augustine, Florida / The Oldest City in the United States" unused linen, tiny toned spot on back. $1.00

US's Oldest Fort. "FORT SEROF / This is the Oldest Fort in America, built by deLuna in the..." unused chrome. Located in Baldwin County, Alabama. $1.00 sa

US's Oldest House. "900.  Oldest House in United States, Santa Fe, N. M." black & white, writing on back, 2CC, corner wear & rounding. $1.00

US's Oldest Man-made Stone Building. "The Cloister Gardens, where monks strolled and / ... / near Miami, Florida" unused chrome, minor corner wear. $1.00

US's Oldest Masonry Fort. "CATILLO de SAN MARCOS, ST. AUGUSTINE, FLORIDA." unused chrome, minor corner wear. $1.00

US's Oldest Schoolhouse. "OLDEST WOODEN SCHOOLHOUSE /  St. Augustine, Florida" mailed 1970, minor edge wear. $1.00

US's Oldest Schoolhouse. "S. A. 81--Oldest School House, St. Augustine, Fla." unused Curteich linen postcard with good color. $1.50

US's Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse. "Oldest Wooden School House, erected in late 18th / century..." unused chrome post card, fresh appearance. $1.00

US's Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse. "OLDEST WOODEN SCHOOLHOUSE IN U.S.A. Built / during the first Spanish occupation..." unused chrome postcard, small spot on back edge. $1.00

World's Biggest Log Cabin. "7467.  Forestry Building, Portland, Ore." postcard mailed from Cortland Oregon OCT 3 1913 (heavy impression of SPOKANE & PORT. TR12 R.P.O. RMS hand cancel breaks the front paper) to Miss Frances H. Duley in Newark Ohio, small bottom corner crease, tiny bottom corner crease, a couple tiny spots of cancel ink in the front sky, back toning probably from album contact. Built for the Lewis & Clark Expo of 1905 it was known as the world's largest log cabin until it burned in 1964. $3.50 o(p)sl

AviationPropeller_WestlandHelicopters_G-LYNX-200_small.JPGWorld's Fastest Helicopter. WESTLAND HELICOPTERS, LIMITED (United Kingdom). Unused continental postcard showing its Westland Lynx (G-LYNX) in flight over country terrain, near mint condition. In 1986 this aircraft held the world speed record, and this fact is painted on its side. It held that title for at least 14 years. $7.50 a(p)us

ShipOceanic_SSUnitedStates-200_small.JPG superlative postcard available from Judnick.comWorld's Fastest Liner. "S. S. UNITED STATES--WORLD'S FASTEST LINER" color post card mailed at Southampton 7 APR 1957 (almost complete PAQUEBOT / POSTED AT SEA cancel), small corner bend, a little cancel ink in the sky. Set trans-Atlantic speed records eastbound & westbound on her maiden voyage in 1952 for the United States Lines. Shown. $3.00 ss(o)s(u)% Same but not mailed, a little light toning in the left front border. $2.50 ss(o)s(u)

World's Finest Fishing Fleet. "DC-78--Charter and Sight-seeing Boats at Miami's City Yacht Basin / Pier 5 / WORLD'S FINEST FISHING FLEET / 9B-H737" unused circa-1949 linen postcard, good edges, several tiny speckles of toning in the address area. $2.75 f(m)sf NEW / OPKOMEND / NY

World's Finest Railway Station. "UNION STATION, WASHINGTON, D. C." when new, as built by the B&O Railroad & the Pennsylvania Railroad, 'the finest railway station in the world' per the back printing; Colorchrome post card published by The Washington News Company, mailed JUL 5 1915 (mostly complete BALT & PITTSBURG RMS hand cancel) to Mr. Robert F. Massa in New York City, upper corner crease, tiny bottom corner crease, other edge wear is minor, hints of cancel ink in the front sky. $2.25 dr(p)r(b)s

World's Greatest Beauty Authority. "HELENA RUBINSTEIN / The World's Greatest Beauty Authority / SENDS YOU AN INVITATION / FOR YOUR FREE BEAUTY ANALYSIS / AND GIFT!" with 4 color insets showing women making themselves up, unused continental from Modern Times. $2.00 wsc


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World's Greatest Highway. "9  The World's Greatest Highway / THE PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE / and EXTENSIONS to PHILADELPHIA" including authorized extensions & connecting routes throughout the state, unused linen postcard, excellent condition. $3.00 mp(p)s

World's Highest Bridge. "586  THE WORLD'S HIGHEST BRIDGE-- / SPANNING THE TOP OF THE ROYAL GORGE /  ONE OF THE GREATEST SIGHTS IN THE WEST..." white-border era, unused, fresh appearance. $2.00

World's Highest Dam. "BOULDER DAM FROM ELKS' POINT" linen mailed 1948, soft corners. $1.00

Peru_Ticlio_Station_small.jpg (1875 bytes) Peruvian railroad station postcardWorld's Highest Railroad Station. "Ticlio (Perú) la Estación F. C. mds elevada del Mundo…" corner wear & rounding, The highest railroad station in the world. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 (ps)

World's Highest Ski & Flying Hill. "Ironwood, Michigan / Road scene leading to Black River Harbor, Big Pow- / derhorn Mountain and Copper Peak, World's Highest / Ski & Flying Hill is shown in the background". Unused copyrighted chrome postcard, trivial wear at 2 corners, otherwise fresh. $1.00 m(i)s&

World's Largest Band Shell. "PURDUE UNIVERSITY, Lafayette, Indiana / Band Shell at the Hall of Music, largest theater of its kind in the world." remnant from removed stamp on back. $1.00

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Florida_006_small.jpg theatre post card available from Judnick.comWorld's Largest Band Shell. "World's Largest Bandshell and Open-Air Theater, Daytona Beach, Fla." with a well-attended concert in progress, unused linen postcard in excellent condition, interesting information about it printed on back. $3.00 f(d)mst

World's Largest Basket Store. "BASKETVILLE -- PUTNEY, VERMONT" unused chrome with good color. $1.00

World's Largest Basket Store. "BASKETVILLE / PUTNEY, VERMONT / World's Largest Basket Store / FLOWER ROOM" showing its interior, unused chrome postcard with color by Frank L. Forward, tiny corner bend, otherwise fairly fresh. $1.25 v(p)i(s)s

Missouri_SaintLouis_WorldsLargest_small.JPG Missouri post card available from Judnick.comWorld's Largest Bird Cage. "WORLD'S LARGEST BIRD CAGE, FOREST PARK, / ST. LOUIS, MO.--27" linen postcard mailed 1953, mild corner & edge wear, couple small spots of toning in the sky, personal information inked off the back. The beautiful bird shown is the Costa Rican quetzal. $1.75 mbs

World's Largest Book. "The World's Largest Book Kuthodaw Pagoda, Mandalay, home to 729 marble tablets incribed(sic) with / the entire Buddhist canon..." unused continental postcard, excellent condition. $1.50 bs. Near mint condition. $2.00 bs


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World's Largest Building. "MERCHANDISE MART / THE WORLD'S LARGEST BUILDING / CHICAGO" Ekc real photo, writing on back dates to 1944. $3.75 is%

NYC_392_small.jpg superlative postcard available from LotsOfCards.comWorld's Largest Broadcasting Studio. "230:--AUDITORIUM OF N. B. C., WORLD'S LARGEST BROADCASTING STUDIO, ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK. / 42269" with a radio show in progress; linen postcard mailed from South Schodack NY, upper corner crease not into the image, minor wear at one bottom corner. An interesting card: back explains how it had to be suspended in order to insulate from outside noise. $4.50 rn(n)i(m)s

Zeppelin_img041_small.jpg superlative post card available from LotsOfCards.comWorld's Largest Building Without Interior Supports. "AKRON, OHIO / Goodyear Air-Dock. The world's largest building / without interior supports" including a zeppelin both within & nearby, color Plastichrome® postcard, unused, trivial wear at the bottom corners. $5.50 zosa

World's Largest Charter Airline. "A 707 INTERCONTINENTAL JETLINER OF / WORLD AIRWAYS, THE WORLD'S / LARGEST CHARTER AIRLINE" unused chrome, front surface abrasions detract from freshness. $2.00 a(j)s& NEW / OPKOMEND / NY

World's Largest Concrete Arch Bridge. "FORT SNELLING. MENDOTA BRIDGE, DEDICATED TO THE GOPHER GUNNERS, 151st FIELD ARTILLERY, U.S.A." unused linen. $1.50

World's Largest Cypress Tree. "THE BIG CYPRESS TREE Located on U.S. Highways / 17 and 92..." unused chrome. $1.00

Illinois_Peoria_HiramWalker-100.jpg (353247 bytes)World's Largest Distillery. "HIRAM WALKER DISTILLERY, LARGEST IN THE WORLD, PEORIA, ILL.--22" a riverside exterior view on unused linen postcard from Hartman Brothers News Agency, light even browning of back paper, tiny corner bend. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 ias

World's Largest Enclosed Air-Conditioned Shopping Center. "SUNVALLEY / CONCORD, CALIF." unused chrome-era postcard published bu R. & C. Hakanson in San Pablo, good edges, fairly fresh. Back claims it as the world's largest enclosed air-conditioned shopping center. $1.25 c(c)i(s)s

World's Largest Engine. "LARGEST ENGINE IN THE WORLD, USED BY ERIE R. R." numbered 2600, with tender & 5-man crew; circa-1907 (unevenly divided back) postcard numbered 2123 on back, printed in Germany for Baker Brothers in Elmira, minor wear at the top edge & corners, hint of album toning on back. Seldom seen; seldom offered. $17.50 r(e)s

T005_small.jpg superlative postcards available from Judnick.comWorld's Largest Floating Structure. "Lake Washington Floating Bridge / near Seatle(sic), Wash. 1.30 miles / long. Worlds(sic) largest floating structure" including numerous sailboats nearby, in art attributed to Edwin Fulwider; home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1957 at Baring Washington, slight curl to the paper. $2.25 bw(l)a(f)s


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World's Largest Flowing Springs. "FLORIDA'S INTERNATIONAL ATTRACTION / SEE SILVER SPRINGS..." unused chrome. $1.00







World's Largest Frying Pan. "WORLD'S LARGEST FRYING PAN, LONG BEACH, WASH. / This frying pan has been used for many years for a clam / festival." unused chrome post card with deep colors, toned back, album marks on back. A striking image. $1.25 ws

Better_250small.jpg superlative postcards available from Judnick.comWorld's Largest Gold Mine. "Flash Light Photographs of the Under Ground Workings of The Homestake, the Largest Gold Mine in / the World. Lead, S. D. Bucking Cars, Pushing out a Car of Ore, 1,00 ft. Under Ground. / Copyrighted by W. B. Perkins Jr." unused circa 1907 - 1908 (unevenly divided back) post card with heavy album toning on back, small bottom corner crease. $12.50 mss

World's Largest Gold Mine. "Flash Light Photographs of the Under Ground Workings of The Homestake, the Largest Gold Mine in / the World. Lead, S. D. Compressed Air Motor and Train Loading from Chutes, 1,100 ft. Under / Ground  Copyrighted by W. B. Perkins Jr." unevenly divided back postcard mailed MAR 1 1909 from Lead South Dakota, toning near 3 back edges, small bottom corner crease, noticeable corner & edge wear. Seldom offered. SALE IN PROGRESS mss

Better_247small.jpg mine postcards available from Judnick.comWorld's Largest Gold Mine. "NO. 38. FLASH LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE UNDERGROUND WORKINGS OF THE HOMESTAKE, THE / LARGEST GOLD MINE IN THE WORLD, LEAD, S. DAK." showing a train of gold ore ready to be transported 1,250 feet from underground, circa 1907 - 1908 unevenly divided back postcard from W. B. Perkins Jr., neat writing on back, on bottom corner with 2 small creases. Seldom offered. SALE IN PROGRESS mss

World's Largest Hotel. "Hotel Pennsylvania /  New York, / Seventh Avenue, 32nd and 33rd Streets" world's largest hotel at the time, black on yellowish paper, unused postcard. $2.50 ns

World's Largest Hotel. "NO. 63  NEW WALDORF-ASTORIA  © IRVING UNDERHILL / ..." unused black & white, rubber band remnant on back. $1.25

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World's Largest Hotel. "NO. 63  NEW WALDORF-ASTORIA  © IRVING UNDERHILL / World's Largest and Most Magnificent Hotel" black & white Vitaprint postcard, unused, light toning both sides, corner wear is minor. $2.25 n(n)s

World's Largest Live Oak Tree. "KING OF OAKS -- This giant, spreading live / oak tree is over 2,000 years old..." located near Rockport Texas, black & white, unused & interesting, lightly toned back. $1.25

Agriculture_Watermellon_small.jpg (2475 bytes)World's Largest Melons. "The World's Largest Melons, Eight, 195 lbs." Continental size, unused, two bent corners. A postcard bearing this image with a variant caption was featured on the cover of the October 1988 Postcard Collector. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 absp

Astronomy_300FtTransit-200_small.jpg superlative post card available from Judnick.comWorld's Largest Moveable Radio Telescope.  "300 FT. TRANSIT RADIO TELESCOPE / The World's largest moveable radio telescope ..." from a photograph credited to John Gitchell, unused chrome postcard in excellent condition, interesting information on the back. $1.50 aps

Arkansas_Bella_Vista_Superlative_small.jpg (4516 bytes)World's Largest Nightclub. "ENTRANCE WONDERLAND CAVE, BELLA VISTA, ARKANSAS", unused linen. Post card sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 acs

Minnesota_Hibbing_MahoningMine_small.jpg (4847 bytes)World's Largest Open Pit Mine. "MAHONING MINE  LARGEST OPEN PIT MINE IN THE WORLD, HIBBING, MINN." including a couple of trains within & a large shovel, white-border era, good edges & fresh appearance. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 mms


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World's Largest Outdoor Bandstand. "Overlooking Oceanfront Park and Broadwalk, Daytona Beach, Fla." including the world's largest outdoor bandstand, unused circa-1939 (from printer's code on back) linen postcard in excellent condition. $3.00 f(d)m(v)s NEW / OPKOMEND / NY

World's Largest Pumpkin. "Look no further for the 'great pumpkin'. This record- / breaking 1,353 pound giant was grown and exhibited / at the 2004 Circleville Pumpkin show by D. Bog Liggett of Circleville, Ohio." showing both pumpkin & grower, unused chrome postcard in near-mint condition. (2 available) $2.00 each. osg

World's Largest Pumpkin Pie. "Each year the Lindsay Bake Shop of Circleville, / Ohio bakes the 'World's Largest Pumpkin Pie'..."  showing such a pie with the recipe posted on a nearby wall, with a liitle girl for scale; unused chrome postcard in near-mint condtion. $1.75 ors






World's Largest Santa Claus. "Santa Claus House / North pole, Alaska" with the world's largest Santa Claus (40 feet high) as its roadside welcome sign, continental postcard published by the House of Santa Claus, converted to QSL service by the addition of a sticker for KB8FNQ to KL7TC, good edges. $1.50 a(n)rs

World's Largest Service Station. "Holding's / LITTLE AMERICA /  LITTLE AMERICA, WYOMING / ... / World's Largest Service Station" including 3 of their islands-- they had 55 pumps altogether, mailed there 1964, corner crease, minor edge wear. $2.50 gsw

Tinted001_small.jpg religion post card available from Judnick.comWorld's Largest Spiritualist Assembly. "Caldwell Park / LILY DALE ASSEMBLY, LILY DALE, N. Y. / The largest Spiritualist Assembly in the World" unused handcolored Albertype postcard, back paper browning evenly but lightly with age, minor wear at the bottom corners. $5.00 n(l)rsha

World's Largest Steer Horns. "THE LARGEST STEER HORNS IN THE WORLD, VALUED $5,000.00 / FAMOUS BUCKHORN CURIO STORE, SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS.  COPYRIGHTED BY ALBERT FRIEDRICH." unused white-border era post card, soft corners. Tip-to-tip 7 feet 9 inches. $4.75 ts

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World's Largest Stupa. "52.  Swoyambhu, the biggest Stupa in the / World. Nepal / Courtesy : K. P. Pradhan" showing its exterior in vertical format, unused continental post card, good edges. $1.50 ns

World's Largest Summer Hotel. "Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Mich." mailed there 1961, trivial corner wear. $1.00

NYC_064_small.jpg superlative post card available from LotsOfCards.comWorld's Largest Theater. "ROXY THEATER - NEW YORK CITY" with the Taft Hotel included; unused Lumitone Photoprint postcard, made in the USA, informative details on back, excellent condition. Designed by architect Walter W. Ahlschlager, it opened as the world's largest theatre. $3.00 tn(n)a

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World's Largest Vase. "WORLD'S LARGEST VASE" made in Zanesville Ohio in 1897, unused chrome post card, fresh appearance. $3.00 (pos)*

Word's Largest Structure Without Interior Support. "Goodyear Airdock, Akron, Ohio" showing the world's largest structure without interior support, unused Curteich linen postcard distributed by the Central News Company in Akron, back toned from album contact, good edges. Now in the US National Register of Historic Places. In the Bowden Postcard Collection of the Miami University Libraries, it is seldom offered. $10.00 zos NEW / NUEVO / NOUVEAU


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World's Largest Walled Prison. "WORLD'S LARGEST WALLED PRISON, ENCLOSED AREA 57 1 / 2 ACRES, JACKSON, MICHIGAN--23" unused linen, minor wear at one corner. $3.00 pms

World's Largest Wooden & Bronze Crucifix. "CATHOLIC SHRINE / INDIAN RIVER, MICHIGAN / LARGEST WOODEN AND BRONZE CRUCIFIX / IN THE WORLD" unused chrome postcard. Sculpted by Marshall M. Fredericks. $2.00 m(i)sscc

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World's Longest Chair Lift. "2383-- / Aspen / ELEV. 7900 FT., / AND ASPEN MOUNTAIN, COLORADO / Ruthie's Run, reached by the first section of / the World's longest chair lift, is prominent / on the right." unused linen post card dating to 1949 (by publisher's code), good edges, light toning on back probably from the production process itself. $2.25 c(a)ms

World's Longest Continuous Structure Over Water. "Florida's Sunshine Skyway" unused chrome, writing on back notes cost, fresh appearance. $1.00

World's Longest Running Performance. "The world's longest running performance and most / acclaimed water show is presented daily at CYPRESS / GARDENS, CYPRESS GARDENS, FLORIDA." showing the extensive gardens there, chrome postcard mailed 1970. $1.25 f(c)sg

World's Most Celebrated Geyser. "OLD FAITHFUL GEYSER, THE MOST / CELEBRATED GEYSER IN THE WORLD" mailed 1955, one corner badly worn. $0.75

World's Most Complete North American Reptile Collection. "BLACK HILLS REPTILE GARDEN, RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA" advertising the world's most complete collection of North American reptiles on back, linen postcard, numeral penned on back, 2 long vertical creases near one another detectable from the front. $1.00 s(r)s NEW / OPKOMEND / NY

World's Most Dependable Airliner. "THE NEW-TYPE CONSTELLATION, MADE FAMOUS BY EASTERN AIR LINES, /  QUEEN OF ALL AIR TRANSPORTATION--THE WORLD'S MOST DEPENDABLE AIRLINER" in flight, color, mailed 1953 at Boston, 2 small corner creases, all-baseball message comments on the Yankee's situation. Back states 'Please affix stamp and hand to flight attendant for mailing.' $7.50 as+

World's Most Expensive Road. "Storm King Mountain, Storm King Highway, Hudson River, N. Y. 3" unused linen, lightly toned front. $1.00

Florida_008_small.jpg FL post cards available from Judnick.com"PRINCESS ISSENA HOTEL / INN AND COTTAGES / DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA" multiview with 4 scenes including a clock tower; unused linen postcard touting the 'World's Most Famous Beach' on back, excellent condition. Offered elsewhere at $5.00 and up, we only need $3.00. f(d)scm

World's Most Famous Mountain. "610--Pikes Peak, the World's Most Famous Mountain in One of its Ever Changing Moods" linen with several pinholes at all corners. $0.50

Florida_SaintPetersburg_P-15DWebbs-200_small.JPG superlative post card available from Judnick.comWorld's Most Unusual Drug Store. "P-15D / WEBB'S CITY / 'The World's Most Unusual Drug Store'" showing the corner on 9th Street & 1st Avenue South, in St. Petersburg Florida; unused chrome postcard, trivial wear to the 2 top corners. $2.00 f(s)ps


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World's Most Unusual Drug Store. "WEBB'S CITY, INC. / World's Most Unusual Drug Store. Florida's Greatest Show / Place Located at St. Petersburg, Florida" showing its lit exterior at night, unused chrome postcard from a color photo by Leahey, trivial edge wear. $2.00 f(s)ps

Montana_Butte_220Richest-200.jpg (898745 bytes)World's Richest Hill. "220 - RICHEST HILL IN THE WORLD, BUTTE, MONTANA." postcard published by Edward Mitchell,  mailed 1907, long corner crease, minor corner & edge wear. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 m(b)mms+

World's Shortest Railroad Tunnel (supposedly). "Bee Rock Tunnel - 3-C-109 / Shortest Railroad Tunnel In The World - Big Stone Gap, Va." sepia-tone real photo postcard mailed 1957 at Olinger Virginia (2 different cancels, plus an older Bailey VA. postal marking), slight curl to the paper, paper clip indent at top center with a little rust on the back. A rare postcard, probably because there are 2 inaccuracies in the caption: located in Appalachia Virginia, not Big Stone Gap, the tunnel is actually the world's second shortest railroad tunnel--as any resident of Crandull Tennessee could tell you! When we searched the Internet, we found no other offers, present or past, and no one was even exhibiting it. $10.00 v(a)se

Superlative_LittleJimmie-200_small.JPG superlative post card available from Judnick.comWorld's Smallest Mule. "'Little Jimmie'" showing him standing near a split-rail fence, chrome advertising postcard for the county fair attraction billed as the world's smallest mule, owner's mailing address in Portsmouth Ohio given on back, excellent condition. $3.00 oas

World's Smallest Standard Gauge Steam Locomotive. "Gold Coast Railroad No. 838. The 'Ugly / Duckling' is billed as the world's smallest / standard gauge steam locomotive." shown at the passenger station, unused chrome, unusual subject matter. $2.00 rs

  Circus_Gisela_small.jpg (4140 bytes)  World's Smallest Woman. "'Gisela' Die kleinste Dame der Welt! 27 Jahre alt." black & white on brownish paper of this midget standing in front of a drape, unused, lightly toned back. The German translates as--smallest woman in the world. $15.00 cs

NYC_066_small.jpg superlative post card available from LotsOfCards.com
World's Tallest Building. "Singer Building, Broadway, New York City" showing the exterior of the tower that was the tallest in the world for about a year (until 1909) ; sepia-tone postcard with embossed border, very late usage at Middlefield NY, long internal crease from the top edge, minor corner & edge wear, light toning both sides. This example of Beaux-Arts architectural style headquartered the Singer Manufacturing Company until 1968, when it was torn down. $1.75 an(n)ss

World's Tallest Masonry Monument. "MW-75 / SAN JACINTO MUSEUM AND MONUMENT..." unused chrome. $1.00

World's Tallest School House. "660  CATHEDRAL OF LEARNING AT NIGHT / UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH, PITTSBURGH, PA." unused linen from Minsky Bros., a little toning at one corner. $1.00

World's Tallest Structure. NEW YORK CITY. "EMPIRE STATE BUILDING New York City. World's / tallest structure…" unused sepia-tone real photo purchased at the top of the building, fairly fresh. Claim no longer true, of course. $2.75 ns


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"Caribs of Suriname." Showing 2 seated women working, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1964 in the United States. $1.75 s*%

"Governors Palace / Paramaribo, Surinam" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1965 in the United States. $2.00 s*

"PZ1AR" Paramaribo shortwave (28.501 MC) QSL card decorated with the Suriname coat of arms in blue, used 1989 by operator Willy Rach, excellent condition. $2.00 sh

"PZ1AV" Paramaribo shortwave (14 MHZ) QSL card used 1987 by operator Oscar W. Frijmersum, excellent condition. $1.75 s. Same, but tiny bottom corner crease, QSL bureau label on back. $1.75 s. Another, used 1988, excellent condition. $1.75 s. Another, used 1985, small top corner crease, QSL bureau label on back. $1.75 s

"PZ1DW" Paramaribo-Zuid shortwave (28.035 MHZ) QSL card used 1990 by operator Leendert S. Haft, decorated with Masonic symbols in blue on front, small upper corner crease, QSL bureau label affixed to back. $2.00 sf NEW / OPKOMEND / NY

"PZ1EL" Paramaribo shortwave (15.145 MHZ) QSL card with small South American map (Falkland Islands included) on front, used 1993 by operator Ramon Tai, excellent condition. $2.00 sm

  AircraftJet_SurinamAirways-100.jpg (394395 bytes)  "Surinam Airways / Douglas DC-8-55F /  PH-DCS" unused continental post card, fresh appearance. $2.00 a(j)s

SURINAME AIRWAYS. Continental black-and-white photo showing its Douglas DC-6 (N47058 leased) on the ground, low contrast but focus is OK. $3.75 as

"Suriname, Netherland Antiles(sic)" showing several native women & children in traditional dress, home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1985 in the United States. Suriname is not a part of the Netherlands Antilles. $1.75 s*. Same caption, but different view with women only; same comment about error. $1.75 s*


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