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Public Auction #442

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POSTCARDS — United States
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding

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106Deltiological Grandeur. Professional postcard dealer’s personal collection of 242 all-different postcards commemorating the St. Louis World’s Fair Exhibition in 1904. Many cards are unposted and often in like-new condition, but several items have gone through the mail and exhibit clear cancels, fascinating auxiliary markings, and timely messages. The lot’s organization is impeccable, with all cards displayed in clear pocket pages and arranged according to various publisher-printers, including Frey, Cupples, Buxton, Hammon, Selige, etc. In addition, out-of-the-ordinary ephemera and postcards of special note and construction are included. A magnificent holding, illustrative of collector dedication and sophistication.Cat. Value: S.B. 1200.00
Current Bid: $400.00
Minimum Bid: $425.00

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107Attractive group of eighteen desirable S. Langsdorf “Alligator Border” picture postcards from the personal collection of a sophisticated postcard dealer. All different. Outstanding condition, for the most part, with sharp corners, clear colors, and apparent embossing; the ten used cards are wonderful representatives of these collectibles, with occasional minor faults. High retail value. Perfect for your Florida “Golden Age” collection. Each card is housed in a protective sleeve, and a complete inventory is included.Cat. Value: S.B. 1000.00
Current Bid: $400.00
Minimum Bid: $425.00

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108A Tribute to Worldwide Commerce, Industry, and Culture. Collection of 284 all-different 1939 New York World’s Fair postcards. Posted and unposted cards in admirable condition. Various types and styles present, including real photo and linens, from assorted publishers and printers, e.g., International Business Machines, The Albertype Company, Colorpuncture, Underwood, American Card Publishers, Tichnor Brothers, Miller Art Company, Grinnell, etc. Seize the opportunity to acquire this large, no-duplication assemblage of fine postcards.Cat. Value: S.B. 900.00
Current Bid: $600.00
Minimum Bid: $650.00

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109Chicago World’s Fair Extravaganza. Professional postcard dealer’s three-volume personal collection of 844 all-different 1933 Chicago World’s Fair postcards. Cards are mainly unposted and in like-new condition. The lot’s organization is impeccable, with all cards displayed in clear pocket pages and arranged according to various publisher-printers, including Curt Teich, Arena, Childs, Donnelley, etc. There is also a miscellaneous section with out-of-the-ordinary ephemera and postcards of special note. An exemplary assemblage that can teach much about collecting and will not soon be duplicated.Cat. Value: S.B. 900.00
Current Bid: $600.00
Minimum Bid: $650.00

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110Once Upon a Time... Professional postcard dealer’s collection of 100 all-different real photo postcards depicting horses with or without carriages, buggies, or wagons, 1900-1920. Most cards are unposted and in admirable condition, with occasionally some writing; a few are posted and written on, with minor wear, stains, and other imperfections. Many types of horses, riders, non-motorized vehicles, and settings are shown on the cards, and numerous styles of photography are represented. Most cards were photographed and printed in the U.S. A culturally rich holding of topical postcards, seldom available at this level of quality and quantity.Cat. Value: S.B. 600.00
Current Bid: $200.00
Minimum Bid: $210.00

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111Postcard Dealers, Take Note! Wonderful stock of over 2,000 postcards commemorating various U.S. expositions and world fairs. Includes Panama Pacific International Exposition, Chicago World's Fair 1933, New York World’s Fair 1939 and 1964, 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, Texas Centennial Exposition, 1935 California-Pacific International Exposition, 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, and miscellaneous modern expositions. Unused and posted cards, with many already in sleeves. Assorted publisher-printers and design styles. Moderate to heavy duplication throughout. Accurately sorted and arranged according to events. Ready for display and sale at the next postcard bourse.Cat. Value: S.B. 600.00
Current Bid: $300.00
Minimum Bid: $325.00

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112A Window into an Earlier Time. Professional postcard dealer’s collection of 85 all-different real photo postcards depicting musicians and musical instruments. Most cards are unposted and in admirable condition, with occasionally some writing; a few are posted and written on, with minor wear, stains, and other imperfections. A wide variety of musicians (alone or in groups), instruments, and settings are shown on the cards, and numerous styles of photography are represented. Most cards were photographed and printed in the U.S., but around twelve or so are of foreign origin. A culturally rich holding of topical postcards that will not soon be duplicated. Ready to be added to a personal collection or retail stock. Take a look.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Current Bid: $200.00
Minimum Bid: $210.00
1131898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition Postcards. Complete set of ten cards (mixed types), mint (UPSS EX89-98), printed by Chicago Colortype Co. Most cards in outstanding condition, with two having mounting residue on reverse and a few with minor pencil notations. Each card housed securely in a protective sleeve. Great opportunity.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Current Bid: $200.00
Minimum Bid: $210.00

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1141893 World’s Columbian Exposition Postal Cards. Goldsmith and Koehler. Thirty-eight all-different items, sorted by sets. Includes three used cards. Most items in topnotch condition, with a few marred by minor imperfections on the reverse. Also features a small sampling of assorted ephemera from the event. Cards are housed in protective sleeves. Great opportunity to acquire lovely material.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Current Bid: $170.00
Minimum Bid: $180.00

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115A Slice of Americana. Fifty-four better holiday and event cards celebrating Decoration Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, New Year's Day, and close friendship. Designed by Tuck, Hoffman, Winsch, etc. Mainly all-different. Pre-1918. Mint or used, like-new or somewhat worn, pristine or exhibiting minor imperfections. Nothing common, vulgar, or uninspired. Truly a connoisseur’s delight. Useful selection for private enjoyment or commercial profit.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Current Bid: $200.00
Minimum Bid: $210.00

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116Selection of mainly United States postcards in one large carton. Around 3,000 Golden Age, linen and chrome cards in six small boxes. About 1/3 are sleeved containing worldwide, hotel/motels, Arkansas, California, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, and miscellaneous. The remaining 2/3 are from all over the United States. Good variety of unused and postally used items. Super for building internet lots.Cat. Value: S.B. 450.00
Current Bid: $300.00
Minimum Bid: $325.00

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117Elusive Material. Fresh, vibrant, captivating set of forty-eight postcards, Gold Border State Capitols, by the Illustrated Postcard Co. Complete set, mint, with sharp corners and obvious embossing. Hard to find in this condition and as a full set. Assembled by a demanding collector. Easy to view the lot and even easier to place an aggressive bid.Cat. Value: S.B. 300.00
Current Bid: $90.00
Minimum Bid: $95.00

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118A Look at American History. Thirty-seven all-different real photo postcards of African American men, women, and children in various poses and settings from the first half of the twentieth century. Minimal information about location or identity. Condition ranges from like-new to well-worn, with some cards showing minor imperfections. All cards placed in protective sleeves. Rarely available in this quantity and variety. Ready to be added to a collection or retail stock.Cat. Value: S.B. 300.00
Current Bid: $180.00
Minimum Bid: $190.00
119USA Picture Postcard Accumulation. Over 1000 vintage postcards from numerous destinations within the United States. Mainly pre-1950. Especially strong in cards from the Northeast. Includes landscapes, buildings, famous people, street scenes, monuments, etc. Unposted and posted with a variety of stamps and cancels. Some cards sleeved, others not. Assorted printing and designing techniques, e.g., chrome, linen, and real photos. Lovely lot to pick and choose from or incorporate into a retail stock.Cat. Value: S.B. 270.00
Current Bid: $180.00
Minimum Bid: $190.00

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120Texas Chrome Blowout. Professional postcard dealer’s stock of 1100 mainly all-different Texas chrome postcards. Cards are either unposted and in like-new condition or posted with a variety of stamps and clear cancels. Many cities, hotels, motels, parks, highways, monuments, animals, and educational institutions are depicted on the cards, and numerous publisher-printers are represented. A culturally rich holding of Texas postcards that will not soon be duplicated. Ready to be added to a personal collection or retail stock. Take a look.Cat. Value: S.B. 250.00
Current Bid: $100.00
Minimum Bid: $110.00

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121A Taste of Americana from Bygone Days. Over forty postcards depicting highlights of the American experience, 1900-1920. Various locations. Most postally used. Mixed condition, with some age wear, etc. Includes athletics, disasters, accidents, industry, expositions, and war. Of interest to collectors and dealers alike.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Current Bid: $55.00
Minimum Bid: $60.00

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122RPO Bonanza. Over 400 covers featuring a large number of RPO cancels of various kinds. Auxiliary markings also present. Primarily includes picture postcards, but also has postal cards and commercial covers. Mixed condition, with some cancels partially faint, blurred, or smudged, but many attractive, sound items present. Image side of postcards also worth viewing. Ideal for breakdown; readily saleable or collectable.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Current Bid: $120.00
Minimum Bid: $130.00
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Unused w/o Gum or Regum
O.G.
Used
Coins or Currency
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Cover
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