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Public Auction #443

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POSTCARDS — United States
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding
103USA Picture Postcard Blowout from the Gator Estate. Over 3000 diverse postcards from the United States, early twentieth century to 1940's and later. Mixture of posted and unposted, pristine and worn, sleeved and unsleeved cards, including views of cities, towns, and landscapes; holidays; and miscellaneous topics. Probably no million-dollar cards, but loads of great material for bourses, club shows, and eBay lots.Cat. Value: S.B. 700.00
Price Realized: $425.00

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104Exposition Postcard Lot. Over thirty postcards from the World’s Columbian Exposition 1893 and St. Louis World’s Fair 1904, most items identified and described. Posted and unposted, in-period use and late-usage cancels. Occasional minor imperfections. Various series and designs represented. Most cards sleeved. Attractive foundation for a specialized collection.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Price Realized: $250.00

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105Stock of Texas postcards. Consists of owner’s count of 2,300 mainly linen or chromes; sorted, sleeved, and priced. Good variety of Texan material ready to sell on the internet or at shows. Not to be missed.Cat. Value: S.B. 475.00
Price Realized: $270.00

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106Exposition Delicacies from the Gator Estate. A small album of twenty-six postcards and covers, 1876-1915. Loaded with desirable used and unused postcards, along with a small number of advertising cards and covers. Includes material from World’s Columbian Exposition, Pan-American Exposition, California Midwinter International Exposition, Jamestown Exposition, Cotton States and International Exposition, Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition, etc. Beautiful condition, with sharp colors and clear cancels. See photos for a sampling of highlights.Cat. Value: S.B. 400.00
Price Realized: $550.00

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107Railroad Cancels Galore. One box packed with over 700 postcards from throughout the U.S. with various R.P.O. cancels. Most chosen for clarity and condition. Organized alphabetically by first letter of cancel. Almost all items are sleeved; some are annotated with factual explanation or pricing information. Also includes a few postal cards, etc. Emphasis is on the first half of the twentieth century, with many cancels in the 1905-1940 range. Grand opportunity to acquire numerous and diverse R.P.O. cancels at one time. Listen to the clickety-clack of the train on the railroad track!Cat. Value: S.B. 350.00
Price Realized: $425.00

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108USS Florida dreadnought battleship pre-WW I real photo selection in a binder. Most taken by the official ship photographer Krueger and Otto to document their sea duty prior to the war. Owner’s count of 132 cards. An unusual offering not to be missed.Cat. Value: S.B. 300.00
Price Realized: $450.00

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109The United States in Postmarks and Images! Two-box collection of picture postcards, all referencing destinations in the U.S., holidays celebrated in the U.S., humor valued in the U.S., or famous people from the U.S. Also includes some postal cards and small envelopes. Limited primarily to the first half of the twentieth century. Many items sleeved and marked with prices from the past. Organized alphabetically by state, with clear cancels and numerous funny, charming, or interesting messages. Mixed condition. Most states represented. A treasure for the knowledgeable postcard collector.Cat. Value: S.B. 300.00
Price Realized: $400.00
110Many hundred cards from the golden age to chromes but mainly the linen period. They range from interesting and useful to inconsequential. Enough of the former to warrant a look.Cat. Value: S.B. 100.00
Price Realized: $50.00
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Unused w/o Gum or Regum
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Used
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