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image of Car Collides with Donkey; Sends Passengers Flying on Pre-1908 Comic Humor Postcard. Very Early Depiction of Automobile on Postcard

Car Collides with Donkey; Sends Passengers Flying on Pre-1908 Comic Humor Postcard. Very Early Depiction of Automobile on Postcard

by Unidentified Artist "L.B.A."

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Paper Time Machines
Published
Pre-1908
Condition
Unmailed w/ Inscription
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$8.88

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Pre-1908 Undivided-Back Comic Humor Postcard, published by unknown printer. Artist "signed" with the initials "L.B.A.". The card was addressed to a potential recipient in Bridgeville, NJ, but was never franked or posted in the mail. There is moderate handling / storage wear on the edges and corners.
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$8.88
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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Paper Time Machines
Published
5 December 1913
Condition
Postally USED
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$10.68

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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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$10.68
image of U.S.  Warships Illuminated at Night on 1920s-30s Real Photo Postcard (RPPC)

U.S. Warships Illuminated at Night on 1920s-30s Real Photo Postcard (RPPC)

by USA - Unknown Photographer

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Paper Time Machines
Published
ca 1920s-30s
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$18.78

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Very slight signs of edge and corner wear. Postcard is unused, with no writing, marks or stains of note. Toning is so slight. This Real Photo Postcard depicts a pair of U.S. Naval vessels illuminated at night. Remember, we combine shipping charges to obtain to the lowest total.
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$18.78
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"Out For a Run" -Scarce Pre-1908 Postcard Depicting Woman Driving Automobile

by Campbell & Gray, Photographers

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Paper Time Machines
Published
Pre 1908
Condition
Good
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$11.58

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Scarce early image of an Automobile on color postcard. Even scarcer, a WOMAN DRIVER in Edwardian Great Britain. The first woman in recorded UK History was Minnie Palmer, who owned her own automobile in 1897. The postcard was published between 1898 and 1907. The original photograph used on this postcard was taken by Campbell & Gray, Photographers. The undivided back postcard… Read more
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$11.58
image of Riding Boards on Mt Washington, White Mountains, NH - Undivided Back Pre-1908 Postcard

Riding Boards on Mt Washington, White Mountains, NH - Undivided Back Pre-1908 Postcard

by Hugh C. Leighton Co.

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Paper Time Machines
Published
~1907
Condition
Very Good+
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$8.88

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A Colorized view of young men on "Riding Boards" on the Railroad Tracks passing through the White Mountains of NH. Light wear on the edges and corners, with a very tiny tear (
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$8.88
image of Passengers Board the Ferry to Beauville at Lowtide on 1920s-30s Postcard

Passengers Board the Ferry to Beauville at Lowtide on 1920s-30s Postcard

by V.P. Paris # 14

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Paper Time Machines
Published
ca 1920s-30s
Condition
Good-
Item Price
$4.08

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Postcard is unused, but does present moderate side and edge wear from handling. Looking at the face side, the lower right corner has a tiny corner ding (~.1"-.15")
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$4.08
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"Circonvallazione a Mare" -Genova, Italy, ca. 1900s Postcard

by D.T. Ediz "La Superba" # 1504

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Paper Time Machines
Published
ca. 1900s
Condition
Good-
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$8.78

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Franked with Italy # 94 (Scott Cat #). Mailed From Rome, Italy to Antwerp, Belgium. Date Illegible, Difficult to Read. Moderate wear on edges and corners.
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$8.78
image of Entrance to Crawford Notch, White Mountains, NH

Entrance to Crawford Notch, White Mountains, NH

by Brisbee Press

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Paper Time Machines
Published
CA 1920S-30S78
Condition
Fair+
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$5.68

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Passenger Train passing through Crawford Notch on Color Linen Postcard. The card is unused, with very slight signs of wear on the sides and corners. It is free of any marks, writing or stains.
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$5.68
image of Sightseeing Coach at Avalon, Catalina Island, California POSTCARD

Sightseeing Coach at Avalon, Catalina Island, California POSTCARD

by C.T. American Art

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Paper Time Machines
Published
CA 1920S-30S
Condition
Very Good
Item Price
$4.58

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This Poscard depicts a Sightseeing Tourist Coach in Avalon, Catalina Island, CA Circa 1930s. It is unused, with mild handling wear on the corners and edges.
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$4.58
image of Battle Report

Battle Report

by Commander Walter Karig, USNR & Lt. Welbourn Kelley, USNR

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1944
Condition
Fair
Item Price
$9.66

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Dust Jacket Missing. Hard Cover shows significant wear from use. All pages are present, however, a few of the front pages (Title & Copyright Pages) have some small tears. Typical toning for book of this vintage. Very important book, contains many rarely seen photographs of Post-12/7/1941 Pearl Harbor. A must have for collectors of World War II Memorabilia and History.
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$9.66
image of Encyclopedia of Modern Military Aircraft

Encyclopedia of Modern Military Aircraft

by Paul Eden

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Paper Time Machines
Published
2007
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
2007 Reprint
ISBN
9781904687849
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$11.88

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***Orders to be shipped outside of the United States may be subject to additional shipping charges due to the weight of this book.Gently used book with very minor wear on cover edges. The previous owner penned a notation on the inside front cover, indicating that he liked the book, but was apparently disappointed that the book did not… Read more
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$11.88
image of The American Fighter Plane

The American Fighter Plane

by Ted Williams & Amy Williams

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Paper Time Machines
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780760769287
Item Price
$13.88

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***Orders to be shipped outside of the United States may be subject to additional shipping charges due to the weight of this book. Very Minor handling and shelf wear. Small "Dings" or softening of the hardcover corners. Some flagging handling wear on paper dust jacket. Pages free of any writing, marks, or stains.
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$13.88
image of Navigation Rules

Navigation Rules

by U.S. Department of Transportation-US Coast Guard

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9781990270666
Item Price
$4.25

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Mild wear from handling and use. There are a few pen marks/notations inside book, as well as on cover. Overall in nice clean conditions, suitable for use or collecting
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$4.25
image of Management and Operations of American Shipping

Management and Operations of American Shipping

by Ernst G. Frankel

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1982-11
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780865691001
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$8.88

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Very slight handling and shelf wear on book. Previous owner wrote name on inside front cover in pen. Aside from this, there is no other writing, marks or stains inside the book. Dust Jacket has quite a bit more wear, with some small tears and scuffs on the edges, but is otherwise intact or complete.
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$8.88
image of Ship's Value

Ship's Value

by Kaj Pineus

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9781850440628
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$9.66

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Only the slightest signs of shelf and handling wear. On the inside front page, a 4 Letter abbreviation, "WCSC" is written in black marker. Aside from this, there are no other signs of any writing, marks, or stains.
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$9.66
image of Disaster on the Mississippi:

Disaster on the Mississippi:

by Gene Eric Salecker

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1996
Condition
Good-
Edition
First Edition - First Printing
ISBN
9781557507396
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$9.88

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Moisture stains on top edge of pages. Aside from this, book appears to be unread in in solid shape. There are no other marks, writing, or stains aside from the aforementioned. Excellent book regarding the Sultana disaster in April 1865. SCARCE
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$9.88
image of The Twilight of Sailing Ships

The Twilight of Sailing Ships

by Robert Carse

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1965
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780883650363
Item Price
$6.88

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The Dust Jacket is a bit toned and soiled. There are a few spots where the edges have gotten a bit ragged. Book is in great shape. The hard cover is blue cloth hardboard with Titling on the spine
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$6.88
image of Basic Sailing

Basic Sailing

by M. B George

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1971
Condition
Good+
Edition
Revised
ISBN
9780910990035
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$4.88

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Moderate handling and use wear and toning. No outright damage to the book, which is found to be free of marks, stains or writing.
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$4.88
image of A Panorama of Gaff Rig

A Panorama of Gaff Rig

by John Leather

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1977
Condition
Good+
ISBN
9780870219498
Item Price
$5.58

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The only dame to note, on this volume, are the corner dings on the hardcover. There Dust Jacket bears damage and wear in the same areas. Inside, the pages are free of writing, marks, or stains.
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$5.58
image of La Voile (Sailing)

La Voile (Sailing)

by Robin Knox-Johnston

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Paper Time Machines
Published
1977
Condition
Fair to Good
Edition
French Language
Item Price
$3.88

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1977 French language version of the English Language book, "SAILING". It was written by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the first individual to single handedly circumnavigate the Earth non-stop. The book does show some dings and wear on the covers corners. Inside, the book is clean, and absent of marks, writing, or stains.
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$3.88

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