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Picture Post Cards

Lots 2408-2417

Lot 2408    

Worldwide, Alphonse Mucha Post Card Group, of seven different cards; designs includes months April, July and November, two different Cocorico Magazine cover designs, one of the banquet menu designs and fan design, Very Good to Excellent, a very scarce group.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $1,050

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Lot 2409    

Worldwide, French Santos-Dumont Aviation Postcards, 37 mint and used cards; mostly real-photo with various early dirigible and aeroplane scenes (many of his invention) including his "12bis" & hydroplane, 1903 card signed by Santos-Dumont, some other early flight related cards, also includes the 1st edition book DUMONT, A.S., My Airships, 1904, hardbound, 328pgs + illustrations (some page toning), a Very Fine group, a rare collection of cards.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Lot 2410    

Worldwide, Large Post Card Holding, approximately a couple thousand mostly vintage post cards including holiday greetings, comics, real photo cards, foreign, etc., better items to be found throughout, well worth inspection.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $350

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Lot 2411    

Worldwide, Picture Postcards, lot of 218 postcards from 1900-1930's; nice variety of scenes including a Los Angeles "Wrigley Field" and a nice appears pre-sinking "Titanic", generally very fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $170

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Lot 2412    

Worldwide, Post Card Accumulation, approximately 500 cards with a little bit of everything including comics, African American, large group of various horses, real photo cards, animals including Zoological Society, American color type, signed cards, souvenir folders and a nice selection of linen cards, review recommended, generally good to mint.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $200

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Lot 2413    

Worldwide, Postcard Accumulation, several hundred postcards, running from classic 1900's thru linens, into a few RPP's, and on to modern chromes, some loose, but mostly in binders, several collections combined, modern chromes from Europe and Canada, lots of modern "petrified wood", a few nudes some of which are older and/or quite racy, some wooden postcards, lots of Tennessee scenes, nice selection of early Valentines and occasion cards, all attractive to the collector or show dealer.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Selected Images.

Realized: $90

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Lot 2414    

Worldwide, Ship Postcard Collection, 1904-1976, of 47 items mostly postcards and some photos and artist prints, some used with paquebot cancels, lines with Cunard (17), White Star (6) and others (24).
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $150

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Lot 2415    

Worldwide, Travel Picture Post Card Accumulation, 1970-80's, large holding of several thousand filling large box; mainly from the Western U.S. featuring views from various locales a cross the U.S.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 2416    

Worldwide, Vintage Post Card Correspondence, a lovely group of over 900 cards all addressed to one San Francisco family, mostly all pre-1920, including greetings with many Christmas, California related, real photo cards and much more, nice original group, well worth inspection.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $400

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Lot 2417    

Worldwide, Vintage Post Card Greetings Holding, approximately 800 vintage greeting cards including New Year, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentines, Easter, Birthday etc., many nice cards throughout, some foreign, mostly good to excellent.
Estimate    $400 - 500.

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Lots 2408-2417

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