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Public Auction #439

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Bids updated February 15, 2019 at 6:39pm (New York time)

POSTCARDS — United States
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding

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95Astonishing postcard assortment mostly from the Golden Age and Linen eras in a file drawer. Roughly 800 cards having topicals comprising Memorial Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas (no Santas), Lovers/Women, Military, Naval both with some foreign, Aircraft Related, Animals, Birds, and miscellaneous. Existing in above average condition nicely organized, sleeved, and priced. Viewing recommended to entirely appreciate. An internet entrepreneur dream come true.Cat. Value: S.B. 1100.00
Price Realized: $900.00

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96Extraordinary postcard selection mostly from the Golden Age and Linen eras in a file drawer. About 800 cards having topicals consisting of Fantasy/Novelty, Fish, New Year’s Day, Washington/Lincoln, Valentine’s Day, Birthday, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, and Theatre/Actors and Singers. In above average condition nicely organized, sleeved, and priced. Inspection recommended to fully appreciate these neat cards. A must for the internet entrepreneur.Cat. Value: S.B. 950.00
Price Realized: $700.00

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97Outstanding postcard selection mostly from the Golden Age and Linen eras in a file drawer. Approximately 900 cards from the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, West, Southeast, Southwest, Roadside, and West Point. Contains buildings, street scenes etc. Cards are in above average condition nicely organized, sleeved (except West Point), and priced. Arranged to sell at a percentage. Must be viewed to come up with the right number.Cat. Value: S.B. 900.00
Price Realized: $500.00

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98Out of this world postcard selection from the Golden Age, Linen, and Chrome eras in a half-size file drawer. Approximately 500 mainly US but also some foreign cards having topicals consisting of Political, Patriotic, Railroads, Trains, Religious, Passion Play, Sports Related, Streamers, and Ocean Liners. In above average condition nicely organized, sleeved, and priced. Inspection recommended to totally appreciate. A collector’s vision come true.Cat. Value: S.B. 800.00
Price Realized: $750.00

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99Joyous load of Christmas cheer packed into a Santa Claus picture postcard collection formed a long while ago when Santa cards were not so elusive. Over 400 different in better than usually found condition stored for viewing in medium duty post card sleeves by an original collector. Huge capital outlay with reasonable retail on each. These have not been for sale as a group and include: red suited and robed Santas, Santas in all sorts of vehicles, Santas in every conceivable color of garment, short elf like, big fat and jolly, industrious building toys, carrying heavy packages, embossed, and even a couple hold to the light. Most (over 98%) are golden Age 1899-1914. Huge replacement retail. An amazing group you will be proud to own.Cat. Value: S.B. 800.00
Price Realized: $1,350.00

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100Remarkable postcard selection mainly from the Golden Age and Linen eras in a file drawer. Around 600 cards having topicals involving Artist signed, Blacks, Children, Comics, Cowboys, Fire Disasters, and US Expositions mainly 1939, 1964 New York’s World Fair. In above average condition nicely organized, sleeved, and priced. Arranged for internet sales or integration into an existing card stock. Must be viewed to fully appreciate.Cat. Value: S.B. 600.00
Price Realized: $550.00

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101Horrifyingly pleasing group of over 80 different, elusive Halloween picture postcards from the personal collection of an oldtime well known postcard dealer. Wide range of production sources. Outstanding condition with most corners sharp, clear colors, and safely sleeved. Generally lacking the faults that plague these collectibles. High retail, because of condition, with around 25% shown in the web photos. Perfect for your "Golden Age" postcard collection.Cat. Value: S.B. 450.00
Price Realized: $1,700.00

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102Amazing group of ten different, elusive S. Langsdorf "Alligator Border" picture postcards from the personal collection of an oldtime postcard dealer. Outstanding condition with most corners sharp, clear colors, apparent embossing, and even the four period used ones lacking the faults that plague these collectibles. High retail, with all shown in the web photos. Perfect for your Florida "Golden Age" collection.Cat. Value: S.B. 325.00
Price Realized: $550.00

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103Owner’s count of 1,400 Holiday postcards both unused and postally used mainly from the Golden Age in two storage boxes in one large carton. Includes Halloween, numerous Santa, and many better cards. A fascinating selection.Cat. Value: S.B. 300.00
Price Realized: $900.00

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104Wonderful group of 48 mostly different, elusive "Hold to the Light" picture postcards from the personal collection of an oldtime well known postcard dealer. Better than usual condition with sharp corners, clear colors, long term storage in sleeves the norm. A few rounded corners and other small faults. High retail, with over 25% shown in the web photos. Perfect for your "Golden Age" collection or stock.Cat. Value: S.B. 250.00
Price Realized: $650.00

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105Tremendous World’s Fair Exposition postcard assortment from 1901 to 1935 in a medium pizza-size box. About 160 cards from Buffalo, St. Louis, Hudson-Fulton, Alaska-Yukon, Jamestown, Pan Pacific, Sesquicentennial, and San Diego as well as a small holding of worldwide from Paris, London, and Canadian National. In above average condition nicely sleeved and priced. Good variety of mainly unused cards having many interesting.Cat. Value: S.B. 250.00
Price Realized: $475.00

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106Vintage Romance and Humor topical both unused and postally used postcards having an owner’s count of 500 from the Golden Age in a small box. Ready for scanning and selling.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Price Realized: $140.00
107Century of Progress postcard assortment in a cigar box. Roughly fifty cards having a super variety in above average condition nicely organized, sleeved, and priced. Century of Progress collectors please take note; this lot may be for you.Cat. Value: S.B. 50.00
Price Realized: $75.00
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