A FINE EMBOSSED WHITNEY HALLOWEEN POSTCARD.UNUSED. A "Pumpkin" witch. Captioned: May the/ witches/ brew/ Good/ Luck/for you. In virtually mint condition.
KEWPIE & DOG LITHOGRAPHED POSTCARD. Gartner & Bender, Chicago. A delightful postcard featuring a Kewpie riding a wagon - his dog running alongside. Captioned: I wish I had a motor car,/Do you know what I'd do?/I'd jump right in/And take a spin/As fast as I could to you. Divided back with inscription in pencil. Fine.
COMPLETE SET OF TWELVE BEATRIX POTTER POSTCARDS. F. Warne, (1973). The set consists of twelve cards with two of each of six designs. The six designs are: 1. Benjamin Bunnny; 2. Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle; 3. Peter Rabbit; 4. Jemima Puddle-Duck; 5. Squirrel Nutkin; 6. Jeremy Fisher. In MINT condition as issued with paper sleeve (see enlargement 9). Not dated but first issued and purchased by me in 1973.
TWELVE BEATRIX POTTER POSTCARDS. F. Warne, 1980. TWO EACH OF SIX DESIGNS: 1.Timmy Tiptoes; 2. Lucie from Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle; 3. Two Bad Mice; 4. Timmy Tiptoes; 5. Benjamin Bunny; 6. Benjamin Bunny. In MINT unused condition.
1906 POSTCARD. JUST A LITTLE ROCKING CHAIR AND YOU. Boston: Glazier Art Co., 1906. The postcard features the title and part of the score from the song "Just A Little Rocking Chair and You" copyrighted by the F.B.Haviland Pub.Co.. The illustration shows two black cats with the rocking chair. Postally used. Please see enlargements for details. In very good condition.
A collection of eighteen WWII era German postcards. It appears that five are political in nature, referring to rallies etc. and 13 are of military subjects or military personalities. They are all unused and in excellent condition with only slight yellowing and slight corner rounding. There are no folds or tears and no album adhesive. These came from a Moscow collection in the early 90's. Sizes are noted with the thumbnail images.
A WHITNEY VALENTINE POSTCARD. Worcester, Mass., 1922. A postally used postcard featuring a charming girl demurely posed on a large red heart. Captioned: "If you want to/ start something/ Ask me to be your/ Valentine". In very good used condition.
A PHOTOGRAPHIC POSTCARD. "THE LID IS ON HERE". Circa 1910. Printed in sepia tones. The card depicts four kittens sitting on a hat. MINT, in unused condition.
LOUIS WAIN NOVELTY POSTCARD "HERE'S LUCK AND LOTS OF LOVELY VIEWS OF NOTTINGHAM". Valentine's Sons Printed Paper Mailing Novelty. Card #1373. Circa 1920s. Divided back and postally used. Signed lower left. The card depicts five black cats sitting on a brick wall with their backs to the viewer. Their necks are individually lettered to spell "HERES" and each tail is formed as a different letter which, together, spells the word "LUCK"...
LOUIS WAIN "BLACK CATS" POSTCARD. Raphael Tuck & Sons, "OILETTE" #3345. Divided back -postally unused but with ink inscription. The card features four smiling black cats each wearing a colorful bow. The card is captioned: "SMILE AWHILE!/ AND/ WHILE/ YOU/ SMILE/ ANOTHER SMILES!/ AND LIFE'S/ WORTH WHILE/ BECAUSE/ YOU SMILE!". Unsigned but guaranteed to be Wain. In good condition.
"HIS FIRST SUIT". A wonderful RABBIT postcard by MARGARET TEMPEST. London: The Medici Society, Ltd., circa 1938. The card depicts a small boy rabbit being fitted for his first suit while his Mother and Sister rabbits watch. Margaret Tempest (1892-1982)- British illustrator - is known for her fantastic animal book illustrations. The card is unused but has a rough surface on the verso caused by being removed from an album.
A fine UNUSED color POSTCARD: HOME OF BETTE DAVIS. NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA. Manufactured by the Longshore Card Co., circa 1940s. Card #814. The card shows a color photograph of a Tudor style home with well manicured lawns. Inset, into a circle on the upper right corner, is a photo of Bette Davis. In fine UNUSED condition.
A fine color POSTCARD captioned: RESIDENCE OF DOROTHY LAMOUR, BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA. Manufactured by Longshore Card Co. #786. Circa 1940s. An UNUSED card featuring a color photograph of Miss Lamour's sprawling home set against lush green lawns. In addition, there is an inset circle with Lamour's photograph. In excellent condition.
A RENE CLOKE POSTCARD - "THE LOG GATHERERS". Published by J. Salmon, 1935. No 4624 in the "BOYS AND GIRLS IN THE COUNTRY" Series. The card depicts three barefoot children gathering logs in the woods. Two rabbits are watching. Ink mark on stamp area otherwise in fine unused condition.
A beautiful ETHEL DE WEES VALENTINE. 1914. Nister/Dutton card No 3036. printed in Bavaria. The card is printed on heavy stock and has beveled gilt edges. Signed by the artist lower right. Depicts charming costumed children within a heart that is captioned: "For My Valentine". Printed in full colors and gold. In very good used condition.
FORD AUTOMOBILE promotional comic POSTCARD. Commercial Colortype Company, 1916. A humorous postcard captioned" WHAT'S THAT FELLOW DOING-MILKING THAT AUTOMOBILE?/ GEE I'M GLAD THAT I OWN A FORD". A used postcard with postmark dated Sep 5, 1916. Good used condition. Please see enlargements.
A fine CHROMOLITHOGRAPED VALENTINE POSTCARD by MARY ELEANOR GEORGE. London, Ernest Nister & New York, E.P. Dutton. Printed in Bavaria (full color chromolithographed illustration). #1860. The card is captioned: "My Valentine. Come Live With Me And Be My love". It depicts a boy in a blue sailor suit arm-in-arm with a girl wearing a pink and white dress and Mary Jane shoes. In NEAR MINT and UNUSED condition. The card measures 5 1/2 inches by 3 1/2 inches.
Territorial New Mexican postcard, Rosebud N.M. Real photo postcard. 1908-1910. Slightly rounded corners.