Postal History (Covers & Correspondence) from Paper Time Machines

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image of 1952 Air Mail Letter Cover - British Virgin Islands to Jamaica, BWI

1952 Air Mail Letter Cover - British Virgin Islands to Jamaica, BWI

by British Virgin Islands

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Paper Time Machines
Published
26 August 1954
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
NZ$15.89

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Small Air Mail Cover, franked with (4) 2¢ Black on Green Queen Elizabeth II Portrait stamps (Strip of 3 and a Single of Stanley Gibbons Cat # SG148). Cover only, no enclosure or letter. Letter was slit open with a blade on the left side. The sender of the letter is ide3ntified as one.
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image of American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) YMCA-WWI "Soldiers' Mail" Postcard -Circa 1917

American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) YMCA-WWI "Soldiers' Mail" Postcard -Circa 1917

by An AMERICAN Hero Named "Ray"

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Paper Time Machines
Published
~1917
Condition
Postally Used - NEAR FINE
Item Price
NZ$25.94

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These postcards were printed and provided to soldiers arriving in Great Britain in 1917. Oddly, the cards were printed in the obsolete "Undivided Reverse" format that was unacceptable and no longer required by the then current Postal Regulations. The intention of these postcards was to allow the American soldiers arriving in England to let their families and loved ones know… Read more
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image of (West) Germany - "Nachname" Commercial Postal History Cover - 13 April 1957

(West) Germany - "Nachname" Commercial Postal History Cover - 13 April 1957

by Jos. Spork

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Paper Time Machines
Published
13 April 1957
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
NZ$11.51

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This item is a Commercial "NACHNAME" Postal History Cover, mailed from Rheinberg-Rheinland to Brühl, Federal Republic of (West) Germany on 13 April 1957. Franked with a 20pf and 60pf President Heuss Issues. The cover does have a rough edge where it had been opened. As well, there is a "2 Hole Punch", where the cover had likely been attached… Read more
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image of 1911 Comic Humor Postcard Frankefd with 1¢ Ben Franklin Issue

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Comic Humor Postcard depicting what appears to be a scene from a Hotel Escape (Without Paying). Mailed from Keokuk, Iowa to a recipient in Pittsburg, KS on 12 April 1911. Tiny 3/8" Tear on top of card, hard to notice. Franked with Green 1¢ Ben Franklin Stamp, tied with a very handsome Keokok, Iowa CDS and 7 parallel line killer… Read more
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NZ$9.32
image of Switzerland Postal Stationary 10¢ Cover - Circa 1873

Switzerland Postal Stationary 10¢ Cover - Circa 1873

by Helvetica

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Paper Time Machines
Published
~1873
Item Price
NZ$21.44

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Switzerland 10¢ Postal Stationary Cover. Minor toning. Slice open on the cover's right side.
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image of Cesar Rodney House, Wilmington, DE-Color Image on 1910 Postcard

Cesar Rodney House, Wilmington, DE-Color Image on 1910 Postcard

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Condition
Postally Used - Good
Item Price
NZ$8.59

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Moderate Edge and Corner Wear. Was mailed to Birdsboro, PA via NY and Washington RR. Postage Stamps was, unfortunately, peeled off.
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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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Paper Time Machines
Published
ca 1909
Condition
Average/Good Postally Used
Item Price
NZ$7.13

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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

by

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1906
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
NZ$12.38

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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, "Cantoria" on 1910s Monochrome Postcard - UNUSED

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

by Donato "Donatello" di Niccolò di Betto Bard

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Paper Time Machines
Published
Circa 1910s
Item Price
NZ$8.44

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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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Paper Time Machines
Published
9 July 1910
Condition
VG - Postally Used
Item Price
NZ$9.17

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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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Paper Time Machines
Published
10 October 1910
Condition
Good+
Item Price
NZ$9.17

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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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Paper Time Machines
Published
20 July 1910
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
NZ$9.46

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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 "Happy New Year" Postcard- ca 1910

German "Happy New Year" Postcard- ca 1910

by Unknown Artist

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1910
Condition
Good-
Item Price
NZ$10.05

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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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Paper Time Machines
Published
4 Aug 1903
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
NZ$17.35

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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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Paper Time Machines
Published
12 Feb 1902
Condition
Postally Used - Very Good+
Item Price
NZ$27.13

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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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Paper Time Machines
Published
10 Aug 1925
Condition
Postally Used - Very Good
Item Price
NZ$8.30

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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

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

by Unknown Artist

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Paper Time Machines
Published
29 Dec 1952
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
NZ$8.59

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

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

by Photo Cauvin

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1918
Condition
Very Good+
Item Price
NZ$15.45

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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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Paper Time Machines
Published
1905
Condition
Good-
Item Price
NZ$8.59

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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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image of "Le Steen" Castle, Anvers, Belgium - ca 1923 Sepiatone Postcard.

"Le Steen" Castle, Anvers, Belgium - ca 1923 Sepiatone Postcard.

by NELS (Ernst Thill)

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Paper Time Machines
Published
ca 1923
Condition
Postally Used / VG
Item Price
NZ$14.43

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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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