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Image for Old Barracks Museum Trenton, New Jersey Nine Postcards 1940's

Old Barracks Museum Trenton, New Jersey Nine Postcards 1940's

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: new York, ArtVue Post Card Co.: 1940's

Seller ID: 0056

Condition: Fine


Here we have nine vintage postcards from the 40's which were not used at all -- no writing, no postage, and very crisp and clean. Black and white photography captures the colonial feel of the period furniture and appointments of rooms in the museum which once served as actual barracks for about 300 men each. This is the last of the five authorized by the colony in 1758. It became a museum in 1914 and continues operation today. Postcard scenes include: Broad Seal Chapter ... View more info

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Language of Flowers Postcard Series; Violet, Lily, Sweet Pea, three cards)

By: N/A

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Unknown:

Seller ID: 0223

Condition: Very good


This is a charming postcard series titled the Language of Flowers. From it we have three cards numbered 555, 556, and 563. None have been postally used. There is no date on any, but two of the three came from the same recipient (we have many of hers) and her dated cards range all from 1906 to 1914. The floweres are identified in the upper right corner along with their meaning in the language of flowers. These include violet,"faithfulness"; lily, "peace"; and sweet pea, ... View more info

Image for Roses In Vases -- Three Vintage Birthday Postcards 1909

Roses In Vases -- Three Vintage Birthday Postcards 1909

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Germany, Unknown: 1909

Seller ID: 0893

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful embossed postcards, all with a birthday theme and all sent to the same recipient, Miss Josephine (Jo) Hughes of Mansfield, Ohio, by three different people. The colors are intense and glossy and the cards are all are clean and attractive. It seems that Miss Hughes was not well on her birthday in 1909 hence these messages, "Hope you will get better soon. And a Happy Birthday to you. Yours truly, Florence, Robinson"; "Wishing you 50 more birthdays, but more pleasa... View more info

Image for 30 Postcards G. F. Castleden New Orleans Sketches (1924-1929)

30 Postcards G. F. Castleden New Orleans Sketches (1924-1929)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Orlean, LA, G.F. Castleden: 1924-1929

Seller ID: 1082

Condition: Fine in Very Good Envelopes


These are a lovely find if you are enchanted by the architecture of New Orleans. I've never seen this many in one place ever, but I got them from the estate of a Castleden collector. Castleden was a British artist who emigrated to New Orleans and continued his career as an artist there. The cards were aimed at the tourist trade -- ten scenes for a quarter. Three of the original envelopes will accompany them, but the cards weren't in them, so I am uncertain which belong w... View more info

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B&O Railroad Miniature Metal Sign and Three B&O Color Postcards

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Earlton, New York; Washington, Audio-Visual Designs & Washington Chapter NRHS: 1967

Seller ID: 1106

Condition: All In fine Condition


This is a unique offering -- a small 3" diameter metal sign for the B&O Railroad, offered in the 1950's as a premium for Post cereals. The collector who owned it paired it with three color postcards, one of which is dated 1967. None have been used or written on and all are in excellent condition. The dated one was published by Washington Chapter NRHS and shows a President Class 4-6-2 pulling the B&O's Ambassador past Ivy City as it leaves Union Station Washington, D.C. D... View more info

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Home and Family (7 Color Postcards pre-1963)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass., Bromley & Co.: circa 1950's early 1960's)

Seller ID: 1539

Condition: Near fine


Seven beautiful glossy, full color postcards showing the interior and exterior of the home of American poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; a depiction of his sons, Charles and Ernest; and of his wife, the former Frances Elizabeth Appleton. The house was located at 105 Brattle Street, Cambridge Mass. and Longfellow lived in it from 1837 to 1882. The chairw as given to him as a gift on his 72nd birthday from the children of Cambridge because it was made of the chestnut wood ... View more info

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15 Postcards Views of Monticello

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Virginia, Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation Inc.: Unknown

Seller ID: 1564

Condition: Near Fine


Beautiful glossy set of 15 postcards, each showing a different aspect of Monticello, the exquisite Charlottesville, Virginia home of President Thomas Jefferson. The cards are slightly oversized at 4" high and 6-1/4" across. None have been used. All are nicely kept with sharp corners. Only fault is light toning around the edges of the reverse sides. Views include Jefferson's bedroom, Jefferson's study, the library, the entrance hall, the tea room, the dining room and tea ... View more info

Image for Postcards Hyde Park Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt (4 cards)

Postcards Hyde Park Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt (4 cards)

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Hyde Park, New York, Hyde Park Gift Shop: Unknown (pre-1960's)

Seller ID: 1572

Condition: Fine condition


Four crisp, clean unused postcards, all of which have sharp corners. There is no writing on any and none have been postally used. The first card shows the exterior of the Roosevelt home. The other three are interior shots showing a partial view of the home library, the President's bedroom, and the Dresden Room with its Hardman piano. the Dresden Room was visited by such royalty as Princess Marthe of Norway, Crown Prince Olaf, Prince Bertil of Sweden, Queen Elizabeth and... View more info

Image for 12 Post Cards Hand Colored  Butcharts Gardens Victoria, British Columbia

12 Post Cards Hand Colored Butcharts Gardens Victoria, British Columbia

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, The Gowen, Sutton Company Ltd.: Unknown circa 1930-s-40's

Seller ID: 1689

Condition: Very good


I have seen these cards individually, but never in this orignal set. All twelve are there and all are clean without any marks or writing. The folder is made of card stock which has a suede-like feel and is designed with a cut-out oval on the front to show part of the first card which is a scene of the Butchart residence. All scenes are hand colored and produced in real photogravure. The folder measures 4" high and 6-1.4" across. ORDERS OUTSIDE THE U.S. ARE WELCOME. PLEAS... View more info

Image for Postcards Blue Hole, Castalia, Ohio (4 views)

Postcards Blue Hole, Castalia, Ohio (4 views)

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sandusky, Ohio, Rich-Holt: Circa 1960's (Unknown)

Seller ID: 1710

Condition: Very good


Here we have four different postcards and four views, all showing off the beautiful, mysterious Blue Hole of Castalia, Ohio, located six miles west of Sandusky. It was once a tourist destination, but is no longer open. The night shot of the hole captures beautifully the intense color of the water. Also, interesting is the giant water wheel and lady wearing high heels as she stands on the rocks to see it! The other two cards show different angle of the hole by day. All fo... View more info

Image for Postcards Soldiers of 1776 Twelve Views (circa 1940's)

Postcards Soldiers of 1776 Twelve Views (circa 1940's)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Curteich: circa late 1940's

Seller ID: 1883

Condition: Near fine condition


Twelve crisp clean post cards which have never been used or written upon. Corners are sharp and colors are bright. Only fault is some tonign to backs. Each card shows a different soldier of 1776 in a different uniform. Cards are linen with a divided back and an explanation of the scene depicted. The main clue of age is the stamp box which required a one cent stamp. Except for a couple temporary war related increases to two cents, the one cent stamp lasted until 1952. car... View more info

Image for Postcards Fallingwater Frank Lloyd Wright (Seven Oversized Cards 1975)

Postcards Fallingwater Frank Lloyd Wright (Seven Oversized Cards 1975)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy: 1975

Seller ID: 1917

Condition: Very Good


Frank Lloyd Wright's masterwork is Fallingwater, a contemporary home nestled in the most beautiful surroundings. The cards are in full color and are oversized at 5-1/2" x 8" with no names or writing and no postal markings. Fallingwater was designed by Wright in 1936 for Liliane S. and Edgar J. Kauffman. It has since been entrusted to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. Cards show various angles and seasons. View more info

Image for Postcards Four Floral Birthday Greetings German (1909)

Postcards Four Floral Birthday Greetings German (1909)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Germany, Unknown: 1909

Seller ID: 1952

Condition: Very Good Condition


Very interesting how one person got four postcard greetings from four different well-wishers with cards that are variations of the same design -- yet here they are. All four are glossy as per design and very clean and attractive. Two have stamps on the back, but only one was postmarked which is how I found the date. The other two have messages written on the divided back, but no postage. The recipient was Josephine Hughes of Mansfield, Ohio. Each card will arrive in its ... View more info

Image for Postcards Hessian Soldiers Quebec Campaign of 1777 ( 12 Views)

Postcards Hessian Soldiers Quebec Campaign of 1777 ( 12 Views)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fert Ticonderoga, New York, Fort Ticondroga: Unknown

Seller ID: 1979

Condition: Fine condition


These military postcards from Fort Ticonderoga are not only attractive, but also informative due to the extensive descriptions at the back of each. All 12 are like new with no writing and no postal marks or stamps. They are all adapted from paintings by artist Harry C. Larter who captured the details of Hessian soldiers in 1777 Quebec. Views include Brunswick Infantry Regiment; Brunswick Dragoons, Grenadier Non-Commissioned Officers; Brunswick Jaegers; Grenadiers; Bruns... View more info

Image for Postcards Murouji Temple Nara,   Japan 12 Views in Folder

Postcards Murouji Temple Nara, Japan 12 Views in Folder

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Japan, Unknown Publisher: Unknown Year Published

Seller ID: 1982

Condition: Fine Condition


Twelve beautiful, glossy oversized postcards depicting the beauty and serenity of Murouji Temple located in Uda, Nura, Japan. The temple is part of the Omoto School of Buddhism and is noted for having been open to wonen, unlike most temples. None of the cards have been used and they are all pristine. The photo showing the back of the card applies to all twelve. Cards measure 4 "x 6". No date, but they appear to be relatively modern. View more info

Image for Postcards New Orleans Spanish Arch Patio, Brulatour Courtyard, Broussard's Restaurant (1939-40's)

Postcards New Orleans Spanish Arch Patio, Brulatour Courtyard, Broussard's Restaurant (1939-40's)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Orleans, LA, A. Hirschwitz; New Orleans News: 1939-1940's

Seller ID: 2079

Condition: Very Good condition


Three colorful, crisp linen postcards each showing a different New Orleans scene. The one featuring Broussard's Paradise Courtyard Restaurant is the most interesting not only because it has a dated postmark for 1939, but because it was hand written by J.C. Broussard who was engaged in a little marketing. The message reads "While in N.O. enjoy a delicious French meal at Broussard's famous reastaurant. J.C. Broussard." It was sent to Miss Harriet Stone of Wooster, Ohio. Th... View more info

Image for Postcards Concord, Massachusetts Literary Homes(Lowell, Hawthorne, Alcott, Emerson)

Postcards Concord, Massachusetts Literary Homes(Lowell, Hawthorne, Alcott, Emerson)

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Dumont, New Jersey; Boston, Mass., Edward Wells; American Card Postcard Company: Unknown Date

Seller ID: 2519

Condition: Fine condition


Five beautifully kept postcards showing photographs of the homes of Concord. Massachusetts' literary stars. The black and white one is "Elmwood" the home of James Russell Lowell. To the right is the Old Manse built in 1769. Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote "Nature" there and Hawthorne later brought his young bride there in 1842 and made the place famous with his "Mosses From an Old Manse. The card beneath the black and white one is Hawthorne's "Wayside" where he lived the fina... View more info

Image for Postcards American Museum of Natural History Series IX -- Masks

Postcards American Museum of Natural History Series IX -- Masks

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York City, The american Museum of Natural History: Unknown (pre-postal code)

Seller ID: 2544

Condition: Very good condition


Very nice clean black and white postcards showing a portion of the masks in the collection of the American Museum of Natural History.There is no date, but it's prior to the use of a two digit postal card inserted between the city and state of an address. No cards have been used and each is identified on the back. The only disappointing defect is a small abrasion on the face of one card -- see photo of the individual card. Otherwise just a small bit of wear to a couple co... View more info

Image for Postcards Animals American Museum of Natural History (Akeley African Hall 12 cards)

Postcards Animals American Museum of Natural History (Akeley African Hall 12 cards)

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York City, American Museum of Natural History: Pre-1943 (no 2-digit postal code)

Seller ID: 2587

Condition: Fine condition


Here we have a dozen postcards photographed in black and white showing wild animals which were preserved in Akeley African Hall of the American Museum of Natural History.The Akeley was named for Carl Akeley, naturalist, photographer, sculptor, and taxidermist. It was he who envisioned the hall in 1909 and collected many of the specimens for it. There are extensive descriptions on the back of each card. Subjects include an East African Plains Group, Gerenuk, White-Mantle... View more info

Image for Postcards Pitture di Roma Cappella Sistina (Series 2 Michelangelo)

Postcards Pitture di Roma Cappella Sistina (Series 2 Michelangelo)

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Roma, Italy, P.E. Chaufforier, P.E.: Unknown Date

Seller ID: 2604

Condition: Fine postcards


Beautiful vintage Italian postcards -- twelve views detailing various sections of Micahelangelo's masterpiece in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican. All are in black and white with no writing or postal stamps to back. Corners are sharp and the wrapper is as crisp as new. View more info