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"1730. Alkalai(sic) Ike--The Boss of the Herd." color, signed F. W. Schultz art
on postcard, 4 small pinholes. Sold but still available for
study & reference as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format.
"34X Dell Blancett Bulldogging Round Up, / Pendleton Ore. 'Electric Studio'." showing him in action, unused sepia-tone NOKO real photo post card, tiny corner bend, tiny shallow chip from top edge. Dell married Bertha Kaepernick who gave exhibitions of horse riding; she is probably on the horse shown near to him, because she also served as his hazer during such events. Necessarily before Canada's entry into World War I. $37.50 cgo
"376. Hello Bill." a cowboy with chaps rides what looks like a cross between an elk & a horse down a street, postcard mailed 1913 from Denver Colorado to St. Joseph Missouri, minor wear one one short edge, cancel ink in the front sky. $7.00 cu ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY
"412. Shooting Up the Towns" with art depicting 3 horse-mounted cowboys firing their guns indiscriminately, post card mailed AUG 29 1909 (clear Waco & Rotan RPD cancel) from someone suggesting an exchange, noticeable corner wear including a small bottom corner creases not into the image, faint but long internal crease, very light toning both sides. $3.25 cg-r NEW / NOV / BAGO
"8022 Cruising for Cattle" with a cowboy on horseback looking out from a high vantage point, signed art with 1908 copyright by the artist R. Torrington Elwell, unused color postcard, pinhole near each corner, a little edge wear near one corner. $4.00 ac
"8764 BRANDING COPYRIGHT, 1905 BY DETROIT PUBLISHING CO." color post card with undivided back mailed 1907 at Hot Springs Arizona, 3 corner creases, corner & edge wear, long crease that is faint. $3.25 cd+
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"906--Riding an Outlaw, Rodeo Scene of the Far West / 829-29-N" white-border era postcard printed in 1929, shows a man on a bucking bronco with many onlookers, very late usage at Kinnear Wyoming (missent auxiliary mark on back), minor corner wear, tiny spot on left front border. $3.75 c
"977S / 'SEE IT IN THE IRISH HILLS' / One of the 6-Gun Fire Shows presented at / Frontier City every day, Onsted, Michigan" showing a simulated cowboy gunfight viewed by many spectators, unused chrome postcard, copyrighted by L. L. Cook Co. $1.50 m(o)c
"A151 / GREETINGS FROM / IMPERIAL NEBRASKA" post card with a generic scene showing cowboys branding some cattle in a small pen, very light toning on the back, good edges. SALE IN PROGRESS nc
"Al Wilkinson on 'Torpedo'" action on an unused linen postcard with browning paper on back, Doubleday copyright. $5.00 (cgh(n))
"AN UNTAMED BEAUTY / 55-29235-B Photo by Free Lance Photographers Guild, Inc." showing 3 cowboys & a cowgirl at a corral where a horse is being broken, chrome postcard mailed 1997, mild corner & edge wear. $1.00 c
"Argentina's Gauchos" showing cowboys with their horses at a campfire, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1964 in Brookville Ohio. $2.00 ac. Same caption, similar but different view, mailed 1964 at Halifax Pennsylvania. Shown. $2.00 ac NEW / NOV / BAGO
"BADLANDS NORTH DAKOTA" showing cowboys & wagons along a trail, sepia-tone SSSS real photo postcard with edges trimmed off, toning near upper right front corner, as is. $1.50 nc
"Bob Boden Leaving Mexico" showing the rider being thrown from that horse at a rodeo, unused linen post card with yellowing paper on back, Doubleday copyright, printed in 1939, trivial corner rounding. Hard to find. $5.00 cnh
"Brahma Bull bucking -- a typical western rodeo." showing such an event in progress with spectators, unused chrome postcard, trivial wear at one corner. $1.25 c NEW / NOV / BAGO
"'BRANDING' NEVADA RANCH SCENE" unused sepia-tone DOPS real photo postcard, fresh appearance. $8.00 nc
"Broncos to Break Copyright Canada 1912 by A. E. Brown Western Canada Ranching Series / No. 5" sepia-tone real photo post card mailed 1913 at Taber Alberta to Ohio, corner crease, corner & edge wear, toned both sides. SOLD RECENTLY cc
"Bucking Brahman Bull / at South Dakota's Rodeo" with the animal near to vertical in its kick; home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1961 at Sherman South Dakota, a little uneven at the top due to pasting. $1.75 cs
"Buckskin Bill." standing with rifle & holstered gun, in his wooly chaps; color on post card with undivided back, browning paper on back, album marks at corners of both sides, tiny corner bend not into image, small curved mark in sky. Seldom seen. $9.00 cg%
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"BUFFALO BILL'S DEADWOOD STAGE COACH" pulled by 6 mules, color on an undivided back postcard, light album marks at corners, mild wear at one corner, exceptionally fresh for its age. Once deemed the most famous vehicle extant, 6 Wells Fargo men died defending its strongbox. $20.00 cu& NEW / NOV / BAGO
"C. B. Range Rider alias Happy Swede" Warwick Rhode Island (Kent County) QSL card with Runnin' Bare style commissioned art showing 2 cowgirls supporting a cowboy on a stretcher, used 1978. $2.00 (rc)
"CHEYENNE KAISER SHOWS HIS HEELS TO MARYANN / (© 1922 R. R. DOUBLEDAY)" the famous rodeo rider's shoulders hit the dirt forcefully as the horse rears up, unused sepia-tone Azo real photo (blank corners) post card, browning paper on back, mild corner rounding. Wow! $35.00 ch(n)
"COWBOY'S PRAYER / O Lord, I've never lived where churches grow; / ..." illustrated poem in 4 stanzas by an unknown author, linen post card from Sanborn Souvenir Co., writing on back dates to 1938, toned back due to album contact, front could be framed, good edges. $2.00 cp
"Cow Girls on 101 Ranch. BLISS, Okla. / Made in Germany / Publ. & Copyright 1908 / by H. H. Clarke, / Oklahoma City, Okla." showing 6 of them astride (not side-saddle) their horses near some water, several buildings in the distant background. Not a dude ranch, 101 Ranch was a showcase & training ground for cowboys, cowgirls & Indians seen in numerous early movies & the Miller Brothers Wild West Shows. Color, unused postcard, front toning light & mostly in the sky, mild corner & edge wear. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 oc
"CX2BT" Montevideo Uruguay QSL card with art depicting a cowboy (gaucho) riding a bucking bronco, used 1959 by operator Santiago Fabini, tiny corner bend. $1.75 uc. Same but used 1960. (2 available) $1.75 each. uc
"Desert Interlude" with signed Lon Megargee art showing a cowboy dozing near his white horse, with skunk approaching; unused linen post card, copyrighted, near mint. $5.00 ca(m)%
"Doc Holliday" his portrait in oil by Lea McCarty, unused chrome postcard, trivial edge wear, very light spots of toning near one back corner. $1.25 c
"Don't these / take the place of pants?" with signed Munson art on a continental-size 1945 blotter that was used for its intended purpose, depicting a cowgirl whose chaps cover very little of her panties; one upper corner with toning that misses the art; advertising cut from below the image is now gone, unfortunately, but hardly any art is missing--as we can tell by examination of other blotters sporting his art. Rare! $15.00 mpca
"FAMED COWBOY STATUE / BOOT HILL / DODGE CITY / KANSAS" unused early chrome postcard, back edges starting to brown with age. $1.00 ck
"Festus" Granby Québec QSL card with cowboy clicking his spurred heels, unused, fresh appearance. $2.00 qc
"Fiesta Rider" in Santa Barbara California, art on quality brownish paper depicting a cowboy on horseback, hand-made original Serigraph, unused postcard, excellent condition. The hand-cut postcard is not perfectly rectangular. $15.00 acch
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"FRANK SMITH BULLDOGGING, / PENDLETON 'ROUND-UP' © R. R. DOUBLEDAY" unused sepia-tone real photo post card, a lot of toning on back probably due to album contact. Good action shot at his moment of contact. $35.00 cno
"FRED M. STEPHENS / ...Composer of... / "I Just Want Another / Cookie, Mother, Please' / Written in honor of our Boys in Service / Introduced over the air by many radio artists ..." unused postcard advertising the sheet music from the Nordyke Publishing Company in Hollywood California. Mentions Susie (the Gal from the Hills) on WTMV in East St. Louis Illinois & Evelyn Elben (the Singing Cowgirl) in Columbus Ohio. Not just a composer, Fred's biographical details on the back establish him as a baker who traveled with cowboy bands doing rope tricks (note the rope over his shoulder)! Two tiny spots on front, a light rubber band mark on the back, otherwise fresh. $15.00 rmccgio
"Greetings from FRONTIER CITY, U. S. A." showing a mock gunfight in progress, chrome post card mailed 1963 in Texas. $1.00 c
"HEADED FOR THE LAST ROUNDUP" with a thirsty horse bearing a heavy cowgirl in the desert, unused linen post card, brownish paper. $2.00 cc%
"Here is ANNIE OKAY, your blind date. / So hold it, big boy, lift your dukes--this / baby's totin' iron!..." art shows cowgirl pointing a gun at the viewer, postcard printed in purple, unused, from Ex. Sup. Co. © 1941 (who also made early arcade cards). Long message finishes with poetry of a sort. $3.75 cg!
"HOPALONG CANASTA" showing a 3 of diamonds playing card, a September 1992 calendar & a cowboy who might be Hopalong Cassidy, unused continental postcard published by Postcard Collector Magazine, corner bend. $1.00 cp NEW / NOV / BAGO
"In the Southwest" stylized art depicting 2 cowboys riding through some yuccas, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1962 at Malida Ohio. $1.50 dc
"K5BGT" Albuquerque New Mexico QSL card mailed 1961, cowgirl art. Sold, but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 (nc)
"KLJ 9383" black & white QSL postcard with cartoon art depicting a cowboy in the desert, used by operators Kenneth & Dorothy Osborn, good edges. $2.00 ic
"KLK 6781" CB QSL post card used by operators Frank C. & Lois L. Bane, attractive cartoon art depicting cowboys, fairly fresh. $2.00 ic
L. H. "DUDE' LARSEN ART & POETRY ON POST CARDS
"GATHERING WILD CATTLE" signed L. H. 'Dude' Larsen art on linen postcard including a 8-line poem of his on the back, copyrighted 1939, excellent condition. $6.00 cap
"HIS FIRST EXPERIENCE" signed signed L. H. 'Dude' Larsen art showing man riding bronco for first time in a corral; unused linen post card with 1940 copyright, small spot of thinning near one back edge. $3.75 ca
"LEAD'N 'EM OUT" signed L. H. 'Dude' Larsen art on linen postcard including a 12-line poem of his on the back, copyright dated 1938 on front & 1939 on back, excellent condition. $6.00 cap%
"ROUGH RANGES" signed L. H. 'Dude' Larsen art showing a cowboy climbing a tree to escape the charge of a wild steer unused linen post card with 1939 copyright, his 12-line poem on back to match the scene, excellent condition. $6.00 cap
"M. 336. Branding Calves in a Corral." color postcard published & copyrighted by Charles E. Morris Company, small corner bend, trivial wear at bottom corners. $4.50 ca
"Malé time for / Uruguayan gauchos" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1963 at Renfrew Pennsylvania. Three cowboys having a drink. $2.00 (uc)
"Marvin Ramsey Lassoing Five Racing Rodeo Horses / Stryker's 'Photogloss' - Rodeo Series - 22" black & white postcard mailed 1944, one corner with noticeable wear, couple tiny spots at the front edges. A remarkable sight! $12.00 cgh
"Micky Hicks Rarin' Back an' Ridin' Blackhawk / Stryker's 'Photogloss' - Rodeo Series - 15" an action scene in vertical format, black & white postcard, small corner crease not into image. $22.50 chng
"Milk River Wagon Train" showing cowboys & covered wagons coming into Malta Montana, unused chrome. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg (375,323 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 mch
"MY BUSY DAY N-12 / 6A-H" with art on left half of postcard depicting a cowboy riding a bull, right half with a long poem excusing the writer, unused linen post card, circa 1936, tiny corner crease, minor corner wear. $2.00 c
"'Next' Barbering in the Cow Camp M115" postcard mailed 1909 (Rapid City South Dakota flag cancel), cancel ink on front, one badly creased corner. $15.00 (bc)
"No. 863 - Reminiscencias / Camperas, Uruguay / Sobra rolla" post card showing a man holding a long rope and smoking. Circa 1907 by writing on back. $8.50
"NORMAN MASON WINNER BUCKING CONTEST BELLE FOURCHE / 1919" riding, hat in hand, on a horse in mid-jump; unused Azo real photo postcard (triangles both ways), considerable corner wear & rounding, soiled back, lightly toned front. Rare South Dakota postcard. $30.00 cns%
"Oklahoma cowboy / Cowboy's Girl" QSL card with Runnin' Bare style commissioned art depicting a cowboy on horse & a young lady trying to ride a donkey, unused postcard with fresh appearance. From Jack & Bev Stewart. $2.00 cc(r)
"Outlaw" Wellington Utah QSL post card with Runnin' Bare style commissioned art depicting a cowboy riding, nice. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 (cu)
"Plan to See the / Trial of Jack McCall / for the Killing of / WILD BILL HICKOK..." at Deadwood South Dakota, unused theater publicity postcard on red stock, small stagecoach design on back, number hand-written on back. $1.75 sct*%
"Plenty of Meat, Potatoes, Frijoles and Coffee about to be consumed" showing several cowboys gathered around a chuckwagon & fire, linen post card mailed 1947, a little cancel ink in the sky, back paper browning evenly with age. $2.50 cf
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"Reagan is just as good a fence mender at home / as he is in politics" showing Ronald Reagan in cowboy gear wielding a wrench, unused chrome post card with 1980 copyright, tiny paper inclusion in back message area. $2.50 cp
"Rep. Argentina - Carneando" postcard showing 2 cowboys skinning a cow, pertinent writing on back, much wear to one corner. $4.50 ac!
"RHS. / FR. / '08" with caption from the identifying pennant, showing the freshman class of girls at Roseville High School dressed up as cowgirls; real photo postcard mailed there MAY 27 1908 to Clarence H. Wilkins in McConnelsville Ohio. Sender notes: 'School is now out, was out last Friday. This is the Picture of the girls in our class at school.' $15.00 o(r)gc
"RIDING VAMPIRE" showing a cowboy riding a bucking bronco with 3 mounted sidekicks looking on, sepia-tone post card with undivided back published by R. C. Smith Company, even light browning of paper on back, good edges. $20.00 ch(n)
"RODEO AT SUN VALLEY STADIUM 68" showing it from a distance, unused Azo real photo (squares in corners) post card, minor corner & edge wear, light toning on back. $5.00 cis
"Rodeos in the West" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1963 in Solon Springs Wisconsin, small corner crease not into image. $1.75 c
"Round-up in San Pedro / Valley, Ariz. // Calf gets a ride..." well done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1962 from Lutts Tennessee, small corner crease. $1.75 ca
"Round-up Time - Pendleton Ore - P-416-2 Smith" side view of man being thrown from horse at a rodeo, spectators in background; sepia-tone real photo postcard with good composition, unused, fairly fresh with good edges. $20.00 oc!
"Sam Stewart, Texas Cowboy, Fighting a Brahma Bull / Stryker's 'Photogloss' - Rodeo Series -16" unused black & white post card, light toning both sides, trivial corner wear. $7.50 cbgn
"Silver City Cow boys, New Mexico" showing several lined up on horseback, circa 1908 postcard, short internal tear closes well, minor edge wear. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 nch
"SM0OIG/YN" continental shortwave Managua Nicaragua QSL card with cowboy illustration, used 1989 by operator Olof 'Olle' Hägg, confirmed by SM0KCR, excellent condition. (2 available) $2.00 each. nc& NEW / NOV / BAGO
"SMOKY WILLIAMS ON 'COX' / © PHOTO / BY GARNETT" black-and-white post card with incredible action--the horse is nearly vertical; unused but stamped (2-c Washington), light toning at one lower corner, trivial corner rounding. This image appears in the book 'Eastern Pennington County Memories published by the American Legion Auxiliary of Wall South Dakota. $25.00 csh(n)%
"TAKE ME BACK TO / OLD MONTANA / Where there's plenty of room and air; /..." with a long poem by J. C. Cory, illustration of man with lariat on bucking bronco, linen postcard from Robbins-Tillquist Co., writing on back dates to 1938, toned back due to album contact, good edges but faint internal crease. $2.00 cpm
"TED HUSTEAD'S / COWBOY ORCHESTRA / WALL DRUG STORE / WALL, S. DAK." consisting of life-size dolls, unused Kodak real photo post card, unusual subject matter. $7.50 scmg
"Texas" well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard showing a cowboy with a herd of cattle on the range, mailed at Farmer Rural Station of Asheboro North Carolina in 1966, unfortunate vertical crease through center of postcard, corner crease. $1.00 c
"TEXAS RODEO -- THIS IS THE WORLD'S LARG- / EST AMATEUR RODEO." showing hundreds of mounted cowboys before the grandstand, chrome postcard mailed 1952 at Forth Worth, corners worn & rounded, corner crease. $1.00 ct(u)
"The COWBOY / The bawl of a steer to a cowboy's ear / Is music of sweetest strain, / And the yelping notes of the gay coyotes / To him are a glad refrain; / ..." with 12 more lines of James Barton Adams poetry accompanied by artwork showing a cattle drive, unused linen post card, tiny crease at one corner, otherwise fresh. $2.75 cp
"UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING / COWBOYS" continental postcard showing man on bucking bronco, mailed 1987, minor edge wear. $1.00 wc
"W5LHF" QSL card with cowboy fiddler art, clever use of call sign letters L(eft) H(anded) F(iddler), mailed there 1948 by operator Ralph A. Grogan, a little cancel ink on front, trivial wear to the upper corners. $2.00 tmc& NEW / NOV / BAGO
"W4LYV" Lexington North Carolina QSL postcard with nice cowboy & horse art, mailed 1962 by operator Charles D. Harris, cancel ink on front. $1.50 nc
"W5HDK" Longview Texas QSL postcard mailed there 1966 by operator Ben F. Relf, tiny spot of light toning near the top front. Attractive design incorporates cowboy, oil well & fishing graphics. $2.00 tc
"W5NEW" QSL card with cowboy on bucking bronco art, mailed 1948 by operator John L. White, a little cancel ink on front. $1.75 tc
"W7EZC" colorful Fort Warren Wyoming QSL post card with cowboy silhouette art prominent in design, mailed there NOV 13 1946 by operator E. W. Madsen edges & corners very rough (long corner crease just misses the 1-c Washington stamp). A clear & complete example of the DPO machine cancel. $3.75 wm(a)c-w
"W7HZS" Billings Montana QSL card with rodeo design, mailed 1948 by operator Ralph W. McBride, brownish paper, small corner crease, mild corner wear. $2.25 mc+
"... / Western / Philosophy / Live / each Day / so that / you can / look any / damn / man / Straight / in the Eye / and tell / 'im to / go / to / Hell" with art showing a marshal with smoking gun in vertical format, unused linen post card, good edges. $3.00 c
"WIDE OPEN SPACES" with signed Earl Moral art on a rare Mutoscope arcade card from the Hotcha Girls series, depicting a cowgirl in halter top & shorts holding a lariat & gun, fresh colors, good edges, small light spot of toning on back. $18.00 mca ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY
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