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1900s-60s U.S. Travel/Landmark/Tourist Postcard Collection of (2,300+)

Lot Number 600

Quantity: Bid Starts: 12/02/2013 12:00:00 
Bid Open: 250.00  Bid Ends: 12/12/2013 23:30:00 
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Description

Presidents, monuments, actors, sports, military, nature, transportation, beaches and more await the winner of this colossal collection of (2,300+) 1900s-60s U.S. travel/landmark/tourist postcards. Displaying in average (VG to EX) condition with 20% lesser this fascinating assortment provides tremendous resale break potential for savvy dealers or a bonanza of interesting subjects for collectors. Highlights are: (18) sports/stadiums with Yankee Stadium, (11) presidents/monuments with G. Washington and (28) actors with B. Davis. More on our website.

Cursory inspection shows about half of this collection to be used and a half to be unused. Many of the unused postcards have discreet price notations written on the reverse in pencil. Of the 20% noted above as lesser approximately half (10% of the lot total) have album adhesive/residue on the reverse.

Additional highlights are:

Sports: Comisky Park, (6) Cleveland Stadium, Red Bird Stadium, Miller Huggins Field, Harvard Stadium, Ohio State University Stadium, Chicago Stadium, (2) Madison Square Garden, Saratoga Race Course and (2) novelty.

Presidents/monuments: T. Roosevelt, W. Wilson, Flag of Liberty, Bunker Hill monument, Fort Meigs monument, Garfield monument, “new” Old South Church-Boston, Library of Congress, (2) U.S. Capitol building, Washington monument.

Actors/Actresses: (12) “homes of” with: B. Abbott, (2) J. Benny, B. Crosby, M. Davies, D. Durbin, H. Lamarr, C. Lombard, M. Loy, M. Rooney, S. Temple and (1) multi-pack; M. Adams, S. Bernhardt, M. George, V. Glaser, A. Joyce, Montgomery & Stone, O. Nehtersole, A. Stewart, F. Scheff, T. White, E. Warwick and L. Walker.

Other: (2) airplane, (4) railroad, (10) ships, (13) military, (27) Atlantic City/other beaches, (22) Niagara Falls, (20) New York City sights, (19) Statue of Liberty, (6) St. Patrick’s Day, (29) unusual/interesting topics, (54) identical Pony Express and a vintage album with (63) holiday postcards.

The balance of this collection consists of a wide variety of subjects including numerous additional New York City/State sights plus state capitol buildings, Pacific northwest scenes, major cities such as Boston, Cleveland, Minneapolis and Washington DC, holiday greetings, nature scenes and Mexico.

 
 
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