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image of Mt. Vernon Mansion, VA (USA) Color Postcard ca. 1909

Mt. Vernon Mansion, VA (USA) Color Postcard ca. 1909

by A.C. Bosselman & Co

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Published
ca 1909
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Average/Good Postally Used
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Postally Used color postcard of the Mt. Vernon Mansion in Virginia. Was mailed to recipient in Frankfort, OH on 8 August 1909, franked with a 1 Cent Green Ben Franklin Definitive issue, tied with a Doane style "Mount Vernon on the Potomac, VA" CDS cancel. There is moderate wear to edges and corners will a small piece of the Upper… Read more
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image of U.S. Patent Office, Washington D.C. 1906 Undivided Reverse Sepiatone Postcard

U.S. Patent Office, Washington D.C. 1906 Undivided Reverse Sepiatone Postcard

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Published
1906
Condition
Very Good+
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Postally used Undivided Reverse monochrome view postcard depicting the U.S. Patent Office in Washington, D.C.Published by New York postcard printer, A.C. Bosselman, it was printed in Germany circa 1905. The postcard was mailed from Washington, D.C. on 1/14/1906 to a recipient in Rochester, NY. It was franked with USA # 300 (Scott), tied with a wavy line killer with… Read more
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image of Donatello Bas Relief Sculpture,

Donatello Bas Relief Sculpture, "Cantoria" on 1910s Monochrome Postcard - UNUSED

by Donato "Donatello" di Niccolò di Betto Bard

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Published
Circa 1910s
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1910s era Monochrome Postcard depicting a photograph of Donatello's Bas Relief masterpiece, "Cantoria", which was on exhibit at Museo di S. Maria del Fiore. The postcard is unused. There is some light edge and corner wear from storage and handling. There is no writing, aside from the remnants of a penciled notation. There may be some slight toning.
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image of Edwardian Era British Stage Actress, Evelyn Millard, on ca. 1910 Monochrome Real Photo Postcard (RPPC)

Edwardian Era British Stage Actress, Evelyn Millard, on ca. 1910 Monochrome Real Photo Postcard (RPPC)

by Aristophot Co.

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Published
9 July 1910
Condition
VG - Postally Used
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Very Light Handling and Storage Wear on edges and corners Mailed from Halifax, England to Ickley, Yorkshire, England on 9 July 1910. Franked with Halp Penney Lt. Green King Edward VII Issue, Tied with incomplete Halifax CDS. Postcard depicts British Shakespearean stage actress, Evelyn Millard (1869-1941) in an embossed oval frame.
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image of Stift Heiligenkreuz (Holy Cross Abbey Courtyard) on 1910 Monochrome Postcard

Stift Heiligenkreuz (Holy Cross Abbey Courtyard) on 1910 Monochrome Postcard

by Unknown Artist

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Published
10 October 1910
Condition
Good+
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Monochrome View of the Courtyard of Heilegenkruez Abbey in Wienerwald (Austria). Titling is Red. There is considerable edge and corner wear on this postcard. However, there is no outright damage. There is a faint rubber stamp impression, likely from the hotel that sold or provided this postcard. It was mailed from Wien (Vienna) on 10 October 1910; an auspicious date!… Read more
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image of Color View of Salzburg River (Salzach?) on ca 1910 Post Card

Color View of Salzburg River (Salzach?) on ca 1910 Post Card

by Purger & Co.

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Published
20 July 1910
Condition
Very Good
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Beautiful Color reproduction of the view of what appears to be the Salzach River in Salzburg, Austria (Austria-Hungary). There is moderate to heavy edge and corner wear. There is writing on both the picture and address sides. The postcard was mailed from Salzburg, Austria-Hungary on 20 July 1910. It was franked with a Red 10 Heller Franz-Josef I Stamp,… Read more
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image of German

German "Happy New Year" Postcard- ca 1910

by Unknown Artist

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Published
1910
Condition
Good-
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Moderate Edge and Corner wear and Damage. Damaged Upper Left Corner. Mailed Fro Gmund, Germany (Now Austria) on 28 December 1910. Franked with a 10 Pfennig Germania Issue.
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image of Limmatufer, Limmat River Zürich, Baden, Switzerland on 1903 Undivided Reverse Postcard

Limmatufer, Limmat River Zürich, Baden, Switzerland on 1903 Undivided Reverse Postcard

by C. Schinmann

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Published
4 Aug 1903
Condition
Very Good+
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Swiss Artist's rendition of a view of the bridge over the Limmat River at Zürish, Baden, Switzerland. The Postcard is Postally Used, with moderate edge and corner wear. There are three words penned on the face side of the postcard. Postal Regulation's in 1903 prohibited any writing on the address side, other than the address, but messages could be… Read more
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image of Burg von Osten, Nürnberg, Bavaria (Germany) on 1902 Postcard

Burg von Osten, Nürnberg, Bavaria (Germany) on 1902 Postcard

by Dr. Trenkler Co.

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Published
12 Feb 1902
Condition
Postally Used - Very Good+
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Circa 1902 Undivided Reverse Monochrome Postcard, Depicting Burg von Osten ("Castle of the East" or "Eastern Castle"). The Postcard is postally used (Mailed), with very light edge and corner wear. The message was written on the Face or Picture side of the card, as was typical on "Undivided Reverse Postcards", where messages on the Address Side or Reverse, were… Read more
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image of German Poetry by A.v. Viebahn on ca. 1925 Swiss Postcard

German Poetry by A.v. Viebahn on ca. 1925 Swiss Postcard

by A. v. Viebahn

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Published
10 Aug 1925
Condition
Postally Used - Very Good
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Postally Used (Mailed) Postcard containing prose by Swiss or Prussian Poet, A. von Viebahn. Very minor edge and corner wear. Franked with two 10¢ Green Definitive "William Tell" issues, likely Scott Cat # 168 / Michel # 164 (appear to be different shades). One stamp is damaged. Tied to Postcard with wavy line with "Swiss Cross" Killer, accompanied with a… Read more
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image of

"Gelukkig Nieuwjaar" (Happy New Year) Dutch New Year Postcard 1952/1953

by Unknown Artist

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Published
29 Dec 1952
Condition
Very Good
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Very light edge and corner wear, with some light abrasion marks along top border. Postcard was postally used, posted at Haarlem Station, Noord-Holland, Netherlands on 29 November 1952. It was franked with a pair of 2 Cent Blue Definitive Issues, Tied with a Special "Voor Het Kind" (For the Child) Killer Cancel.Mailed to a recipient in Wallingford, CT USA
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image of Monte Carlo

Monte Carlo "Le Plateau", Monaco - Circa 1918 Tinted Photo Postcard

by Photo Cauvin

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Published
1918
Condition
Very Good+
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Very Minor Edge and Corner wear. This is a Postally Used Postcard mailed from Monte Carlo, Monaco to Marion, AL USA in 31 December 1918. Sender mentions seeing the Casino "where they gamble at Monte Carlo". Postcard is franked with a 10¢ Monagasque Postage Stamp, Tied with Monaco CDS Canced. Part of stamp is missing, where it had been wrapped… Read more
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image of Schnetzthor Clock Tower-Konstanz,Germany on 1905 Undivided Back Postcard

Schnetzthor Clock Tower-Konstanz,Germany on 1905 Undivided Back Postcard

by Gustav Schadler & Co (Konstanz, Germany)

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Published
1905
Condition
Good-
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Moderate wear and significant toning (or moisture staining). Lower Right and Left Corners have bends and cracking. Message written on picture side of postcard, as was required by Postal Regulation at the time. Address side is also undivided, and contains only the receivers name and address and the Franking. The Postcard was franked with a 10pf Carmine "Germania" issue, tied… Read more
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"Le Steen" Castle, Anvers, Belgium - ca 1923 Sepiatone Postcard.

by NELS (Ernst Thill)

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Published
ca 1923
Condition
Postally Used / VG
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Very minor edge and corner wear. We is a small scuff on the Reverse or Message Side (About 1: X 1/3"). The Postcard is franked with two very nice Belgium (Scott Cat # ) 148, Tied to the Postcard with a pair of attractively placed ANVERS, Belgium CDS Cancels. To the Left is a Large "T" Auxiliary Mark. There also… Read more
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image of

"New Hospital, Soldiers Home, Sandusky Ohio" View on 1909 Colorized Postcard

by A. Spies

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Published
16 August 1909
Condition
Postally Used, Fine-
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Caption on this 1909 Colorized Photo View reads: "Court Yard and Fountains of New Hospital, Soldiers Home", Sandusky, Ohio. Mailed from Rittman, OH to a recipient in the same town. Franked with 1¢ Yellow Green Franklin Issue. 16 August 1909 Doane Type Cancel.
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image of Hotel Du Roy Rene, Aix-en-Provence, France Postcard 1946 WWII Soldier's Mail

Hotel Du Roy Rene, Aix-en-Provence, France Postcard 1946 WWII Soldier's Mail

by France -Unnamed Artist

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Published
February 2, 1946
Condition
Postally USED - Very Good
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This postcard depicting the (still) popular hotel in Aix-en-Provence, France was mailed by a US Soldier, 2nd Lt. Jim E. House, 3rd Field Hq, AGRC, to his "Folks" at 830 - 29th St., South Bend 15, Indiana (Pete Buttigieg's Hometown). House is still there. During this era, there was a Dr. AL Wagner who was a well known and published… Read more
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image of View of Minnicoganashene, Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada on 1916 Cyantone Postcard

View of Minnicoganashene, Georgian Bay, Ontario, Canada on 1916 Cyantone Postcard

by Canada - Unknown Photographer

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Postcard was mailed from Minnicoganamene, Georgian Bay, ONT Canada to De Pere, Wisconsin USA on Aug 11, 1916. Well centered, but faint CDS Cancel on Canada MR1 War Tax Stamp. While War Tax stamp were intended to be used ONLY for tax purposes (on Mail), postage use was tolerated until April 1916. This one was obviously not caught or was… Read more
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image of Biosphere - Man and His World - World's Fair on Full Colo Postcard

Biosphere - Man and His World - World's Fair on Full Colo Postcard

by Benjamin News Company

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Published
ca 1971
Condition
Postally Used - Very Good
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Full color Chrome Postcard depicting the BIOSPHERE, originally constructed for the 1967 World Expo in Montreal. Following the World Expo, it remained for the "Man and His World" exhibit until 1976. This postcard was mailed to a recipient in Iowa City, Iowa, USA; franked with a 7¢ Queen Elizabeth Definitive. The recipients name and street address has been obfuscated. As well,… Read more
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image of Children in Wooden Shoes_Dachshund on 1907 Comic Postcard

Children in Wooden Shoes & Dachshund on 1907 Comic Postcard

by USA - Unknown Printer

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Published
May 17, 1907
Condition
Used / VG
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Worried (Dutch?) Children wearing Wooden Shoes look worried as a Dachshund is about to cross their path. The Postcard is ringed with a ring of Wurst (Sausages), with the caption, "Made in Germany". Franked with USA # 300 (Scott), tied with a beautiful Sandylake, PA CDS Cancel, the Postcard was mailed to a recipient in Springboro, PA on 17 May 1907.… Read more
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image of Donkey Pulling Broken Car on 1913 Comic Humor

Donkey Pulling Broken Car on 1913 Comic Humor

by Taylor, Platt & Co.

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Published
5 December 1913
Condition
Postally USED
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Early depiction of an automobile on postcard on 1913 Comic Humor Postcard. First affordable cars made in the USA had only become available a bit more than ten years prior to the production and mailing of this postcard. Postcard was published by Taylor, Platt & Co of New York, NY ca 1913. Postcard is in VERY GOOD Postally Used Condition, with… Read more
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