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Public Auction #444

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PICTURE POSTCARDS — United States
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding

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1167Lifetime collection of postcards from early U.S. expositions and fairs, 1870’s to 1890’s. Owner’s count of fifty-three all-different cards in enviable condition. Includes material from Cotton States and International Exposition, Tennessee Exposition, Charleston Exposition, South Carolina Inter-State and West Indian Exposition, National Export Exposition, Trans-Mississippi International Exposition, and Centennial International Exhibition of 1876. Loaded with hard-to-find items. High cultural, historical, and commercial value. See the many pictures for more information.Cat. Value: S.B. 2200.00
Current Bid: $600.00
Minimum Bid: $650.00

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1168Exciting lifetime collection of 1893 Columbian Exposition postcards and choice ephemera. Over ninety different mint and used cards and other printed items. Includes Goldsmith and Koehler cards accurately sorted by sets. Many items identified and explained by the original owner. Great condition overall. View the many photos to whet your appetite for this lot.Cat. Value: S.B. 1100.00
Current Bid: $300.00
Minimum Bid: $325.00

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1169Sophisticated personal collection of 1907 Jamestown Exposition postcards. Over 200 all-different postcards neatly arranged in one binder. Posted and unposted, with numerous images, printing styles, cancels, and auxiliary markings. Enviable condition. Includes many hard-to-find cards. Also contains a guide to the official souvenir postcards of the exposition. A rare opportunity to acquire an extensive collection of this topic.Cat. Value: S.B. 800.00
Current Bid: $200.00
Minimum Bid: $210.00

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1170Collection of approximately 390 seemingly all different Naval related cards. Includes 164 real photos, 72 lithographs. The highlight is the 155 featuring the White Fleet. Outstanding lifetime endeavor.Cat. Value: S.B. 750.00
Current Bid: $375.00
Minimum Bid: $400.00

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1171Over 110 advertising cards with a wide variety of products. Runs from the early period to the 1950’s. Includes real photos and lithographs. An entertaining group.Cat. Value: S.B. 750.00
Current Bid: $325.00
Minimum Bid: $350.00

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1172Memorable dealer’s stock of 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair postcards. Over 280 neatly sleeved, posted and unposted cards. Reasonable duplication. Various printing styles, destinations, cancels, auxiliary markings, etc. Interesting messages written by fairgoers to friends, family members, and business associates in the U.S. and abroad. Clean, fresh stock, with unused cards often in like-new condition. Carefully organized. Includes over 20 “Hold-to-light” cards. Appealing to collectors and historians alike.Cat. Value: S.B. 750.00
Current Bid: $200.00
Minimum Bid: $210.00

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1173Choice 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair Collection. Professional postcard dealer’s personal collection of 128 all-different postcards, including eleven "hold-to-light" cards. Posted and unposted material, in desirable condition. Contains numerous items that went through the mail and exhibit clear cancels and auxiliary markings, along with playful or serious messages. Impeccable organization, with all cards displayed in clear pocket pages and arranged according to various publisher-printers. View the many photos for more information about this attractive lot.Cat. Value: S.B. 750.00
Current Bid: $200.00
Minimum Bid: $210.00

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1174Sophisticated accumulation of 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition postcards. Twenty-one posted and unposted cards in firm sleeves with some annotation. Overall clean, fresh condition. Great representation of assorted official images, with shade varieties, flaws, etc. Includes a few mailed cards with out-of-period cancels. High retail value.Cat. Value: S.B. 700.00
Current Bid: $150.00
Minimum Bid: $160.00

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1175Lifetime collection of about 120 Decoration Day cards. Appears to be all different including 35 Clapsaddle and 40 Tucks. Condition mixed.Cat. Value: S.B. 600.00
Current Bid: $250.00
Minimum Bid: $260.00

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1176a wonderful collection of 769 different “large letter” cards. They are well organized with very nice quality throughout and no Chromes. A great start to this popular area.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Current Bid: $260.00
Minimum Bid: $270.00

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1177Enviable collection of 1901 Pan-American Exposition postcards. Approximately fifty cards nicely organized in a binder. All-different varieties. Posted and unposted, familiar and uncommon, with various images, cancels, and auxiliary markings. Includes cards published by the Niagara Envelope Manufactory, E.C. Kropp, Arthur Livingston, Franz Huld, Arthur Strauss, etc. Also contains some ephemera. View photos for an introduction to this outstanding condition.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Current Bid: $150.00
Minimum Bid: $160.00

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1178Delightful collection of postcards from miscellaneous U.S. expositions, 1909-1939. Owner’s count of 291 all-different cards, lovingly selected and displayed. Posted and unposted, familiar and uncommon, in admirable condition overall. Includes cards from the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, the Panama-California Exposition, the Panama-Pacific Exposition, the Philadelphia Sesqui-Centennial Exposition, the California-Pacific Exposition, the Golden Gate Exposition, and others. Plenty of photos online for bidders to view and enjoy.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Current Bid: $150.00
Minimum Bid: $160.00

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1179Strong 1933 Chicago World’s Fair Collection. Dealer-assembled holding of 358 all-different postcards. Mainly unposted cards in impeccable condition. Various types and styles present, including linens and real photos, from assorted publishers and printers, e.g., American Colortype/Max Rigot, Gerson Bros., C.R. Childs, Illinois Photogravure, Reuben H. Donnelley, and Curt Teich. Cards are carefully organized and housed in protective pages. Seize the opportunity to acquire this large, no-duplication assemblage of handpicked postcards.Cat. Value: S.B. 500.00
Current Bid: $150.00
Minimum Bid: $160.00

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1180Collection of all different 435 American Civil War related cards. Runs from early divided backs through linins to Chromes, with most of the value in the earlier periods. Includes all kinds of battle fields, generals, monuments, etc..Cat. Value: S.B. 400.00
Current Bid: $180.00
Minimum Bid: $190.00

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1181Accumulation of Chicago and Area Postcards. Over 600, mainly standard-sized. Semi-organized. Housed in seven clean albums. Mixture of ordinary and unusual. Topics include street scenes, architecture, restaurants, hotels, parks, local military bases, amusement parks, museums, commercial and industrial sites, etc. Variety of styles and types. Posted and unposted, like-new and worn. Also contains holiday-themed and lovely-lady postcards. Easy lot to view and fall in love with.Cat. Value: S.B. 400.00
Current Bid: $100.00
Minimum Bid: $110.00

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1182Exciting dealer’s assemblage of 1893 Columbian Exposition Postals. Fifty-five++ mint and used cards. Mixed condition. Looks to be two complete sets of series #2, with back up of duplicates and an envelope of trimmed cards. Popular among topical collectors and postal card enthusiasts. Clean, neat, and presentable overall, with most cards sleeved. Easy to work into existing stock.Cat. Value: S.B. 400.00
Current Bid: $100.00
Minimum Bid: $110.00

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1183Delightful dealer’s stock of 1901 Pan-American Exposition PMCs. Total of sixty-two cards. Posted and unposted, reasonable duplication, overall excellent condition. Fresh colors, neat, clean. Posted cards with a variety of cancels, messages, and destinations. Unposted cards often with sharp corners and like-new appearance. Carefully organized. Everything sleeved and ready for a new home.Cat. Value: S.B. 400.00
Current Bid: $100.00
Minimum Bid: $110.00
1184Accumulation of about 5500 cards. Runs from the early 20th century to early chromes. Wide variety of subjects for your viewing pleasure and marketable profits.Cat. Value: S.B. 350.00
Current Bid: $200.00
Minimum Bid: $210.00

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1185Around a 100 different WW1 period (a few later) cards. They all show various scenes of army life and experiences. The vast majority are real photo types.Cat. Value: S.B. 350.00
Current Bid: $170.00
Minimum Bid: $180.00

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1186Large dealer’s stock of 1907 Jamestown Exposition postcards. Comprehensive mix of over 200 official and unofficial souvenir postcards. Posted and unposted, with various images, printing styles, cancels, and auxiliary markings. Includes a few out-of-period cancels and usages. Items are individually sleeved and in overall admirable condition. Organized by card number. Reasonable duplication. Great opportunity to acquire a large stock of these cards.Cat. Value: S.B. 350.00
Current Bid: $75.00
Minimum Bid: $80.00

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