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RANAS / GRENOUILLES / FROSCHE / RANE / RÂS / KIKKER
"245 BLOIS. - Ancienne Gargouille - La Grenouille. -- LL." Showing a grotesque
frog gargoyle, unused black & white postcard with very light toning. $4.25 mf(b)f*+
"NO TIME / TO WRITE! -- / ON THE JUMP / EVERY MINUTE" monochromatic frog green post card mailed Poughkeepsie New York circa 1910 by William J. Ryan, lightly toned front, 2 corner creases, corner wear & rounding. $3.00 f*+
"PLEASE WRITE / BEFORE I CROAK!" art with a smiling frog on a lily pad, unused chrome postcard, fairly fresh & ready to send to that certain someone! $2.00 f
"POLLYWOGS / CIGARS // NO BUTTONS / 'Vexation'" color circa 1890 trade card in vertical format showing a frog family. Backstamped by Failing & Dun, Columbus wholesale dealers in Cigars and tobaccos. $12.00 ftoa%
Postcard Collector. April 1990 (Volume 8, Number 4). Features on Jewish synagogues, leather souvenirs, Easter witches, fancy frogs & more. $2.50 p,f*
"THREE CARDINAL ADVANTAGES / -- We Claim for: -- / Mocha Blend Coffee / ·· CLEANLINESS ···· ECONOMY ···· QUALITY,··· // ... // IMPORTED, ROASTED AND PACKED BY / CANBY ACH & CANBY, - - Dayton, Ohio" with art on front depicting 4 puppies regarding a frog in their food dish; circa 1890 trade card with minor edge wear, paste residue spot on back obscures nothing, lightly toned back, slight waviness to the paper, lacks freshness. $4.50 adffo NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"You can't raise crops with a Cropper, / You can't shave your chops with a Chopper, / Break Nags with a Nagger / ..." & 2 more lines of comic verse; color post card depicts a dandy frog dressed in tophat, vest, cane & spats; clear 1908 cancel just over frog's shoulder, light toning near front edges; fairly clear PORT. & SAN FRAN. RPO OCT 6 1908 cancel ties 1-c Franklin stamp on back, paper browning evenly with age. $4.50 f-r
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FUJEIRA POST CARDS
See also Fujeira stamps.
FUNCHAL POST CARDS
See also Madeira postcards & Funchal postal history.
|"10 Panorama do Funchal" sepia-tone
postcard with undivided back & brownish paper, unused, album impressions at the corners, small corner crease, corner crease, cut into about 1/4-inch at bottom edge
(rubber band damage?), as is. $1.50 f
-5 ?EV 34 FUNCHAL cancels tie 75-c & pair of 10-c Luciadas stamps to post card to Ossining New York. Striking color image of 2 native dwellings near a small peak, captioned "Madeira. Faial", 2 corner creases, minor corner & edge wear. $5.00 f-f
"Cidade de Funchal - Funchal view from the east. A / picturesque town..." Kutscha art from Madeira Series I, minor corner & edge wear. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi .jpg or .tif scan. $1.50 a(k)f!
"CT3AV" QSL card used 1949 by operator Fernando O. Tavares da Silva, one upper corner with small crease, minor wear to the other corners. $1.50 f
"CT3CU" shortwave Funchal QSL card used 1990 by operator L. J. Amoroso, trivial corner wear, otherwise fresh. $1.75 f NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"ENTRADA DO FUNCHAL" black & white post card with undivided back, mailed 1908 in the United States, heavily toned front from album contact, also large ink smear on front in message area, 2 corner creases, internal crease, as is. $1.75 f
"FUNCHAL, MADEIRA Perestrolles" (last caption word hard to read because it is small & overinked), cacti in the foreground of a coastal scene, unused real photo postcard with good contrast, lightly toned back, mild wear at one corner, faint pitting & some discontinuities in the glossy finish of the front. $2.50 fd
"FUNCHAL--Vista geral" a panorama in color on an undivided back post card, unused, slight browning of the paper with age, considerable corner & edge wear, album impressions at the corners, 2 small corner creases, 3 tiny spots on back. $4.50 f
"Madeira-Funchal. A street in town" including a bullock cart, color postcard on grayish paper, unused, mild corner & edge wear. $3.75 f
"(M. O. P.) Rua da Imperatriz D. Amelia -- Funchal -- Madeira" black & white post card on grayish paper, unused, lightly toned back, mild corner wear & rounding, 2 small dark spots in lower right front corner. $2.00 f
"Se de Funchal - Cathedral build 1485--1514. Funchal / is the seat of a bishop..." from Madeira Series I, unused. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi .jpg or .tif scan. $1.50 a(k)f "M. Ö. U." Swedená
"Vista de Funchal - First view of Funchal arriving from / abroad,..." from Madeira Series I, unused, trivial wear at upper corners. Post card sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi .jpg (162,700 bytes)or .tif scan. $1.50 a(k)f!
"W2ZZ / CT3" North Jersey DX Association shortwave QSL post card used 1987 by operator Lou Amoroso of Bergenfield NJ, attractive multicolor graphics, good edges. $2.00 m
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MALMAISON / FAUTEUIL DU TRÔNE" sepia-tone real photo postcard with good focus, made in
France, very late usage at Wise North Carolina, lightly toned back. $2.75 f
"120677 JAPANNED HIGHBOY / NEW ENGLAND, ABOUT 1700 // THE METROPOLITAN / MUSEUM OF ART" sepia-tone real photo post card with slight oxidation, very late usage at Boone Grove Indiana, cancel ink on front, minor edge wear. $2.00 fm
"1641. En Bretagne / Autour du Lit Clos / L'Entrée à la Chambre Nuptiale" showing a newly married couple in Brittany about to enjoy some privacy in the nuptial chamber furnished with closed bed; unused carte postal with green back, trivial corner wear, back edges browning a bit with age. $6.50 f(b)i(h)lfc NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"359 Palais de FONTAINEBLEAU. - Salon du Conseil des Ministres, canapé Louis XV. - ND Phot." black & white carte postale, former owner's neat markings on back. $1.25 fi(c)
"42. Bureau de Campagne de Napléon 1er / A. Ossart, édit., Rueil" black & white postcard with green back, from booklet, fresher than most of this type. $2.00 fn
"Fontainebleau. - Le Palais. - Le Berceau du Roi de Rome. - LL." carte postale mailed 1906 from Paris to Illinois, stamp damaged, mild corner wear, hand-colored appearance. Napoleon I bestowed the title King of Rome to his only son, in effect telling Pope Pius VII that he was above him. That King never came to Fontainebleau, but some of his childhood furniture must have been rescued from the burned & later razed Palais des Tuileries in Paris. $4.00 nff(f)
"628 EN BRETAGNE / Le Lit Clos - Soir de Noce - Cachun se déshabille / Timidité!" showing a couple beginning to undress on their wedding night with the closable bed behind them, black & white post card with green back, small bend & crease at one corner, other minor edge wear. $4.75 f(b)f+
"68620. DESK, MAHOGANY, AMERICAN, 1750-1775 / USED BY WASHINGTON AT CRAGIE HOUSE, / CAMBRIDGE..." unused Azo real photo postcard from Metropolitan Museum of Art, fresh appearance. $3.00 fm
"6. ERIE CANAL AQUEDUCT OVER GENESEE RIVER, ROCHESTER, N. Y." postcard with advertising on both sides of the back handstamped in violet 'ANNIVERSARY / SALE // B. P. B. Brooks & Co. / QUALITY FURNITURE / RUGS, RANGES / 47 Hanover St. / 2 Marshall St. / BOSTON / 251 Main St. / Chas'tn Dist.'; upper corner crease, soft corners, back paper starting to brown with age. The firm filed for bankruptcy in 1916, and paper memorabilia showing their advertising is quite uncommon. $15.00 n(r)n(e)m(b)fb
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"A 21884 Steamboat Merrimac at her Dock, Haverhill, Mass" a side view when loaded with passengers, where the Merrimac River passes near the wholesale & retail furniture annex of The People's House Furnishing Company; circa 1910 post card, bottom corner creased twice but not into image, shallow tiny ding in front bottom edge, upper corner has a very faint tiny crease. The ship was registered to Lori L. H. Taylor. 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 m(h)fs(r)s(t)g(t)
"AERIAL VIEW OF THE GREAT FURNITURE INDUSTRIES OF FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS" Unused linen post card. $2.50 a(f)f
"American Furnishings Co. / 'Arts & Crafts, Prairie, and Mission'" showing furniture from their Grandview Heights Ohio shop, unused continental postcard, near mint. $1.25 fo
"American Furnishings Co. / The Prairie Cheval Mirror features a beautifully detailed / cherry stand & a mirror framed in handmade leaded glass." from their Grandview Ohio shop, unused continental post card, near mint. $1.25 fo
"Bobby Michelson / Ramwood Furniture / ... / Birmingham, AL 352233..." unused continental postcard showing an unusually designed bureau in cherry, hackberry, rosewood, maple & aromatic cedar; near mint. $2.00 fa
"Buffalo, N. Y. / "Our Mr. Stuart Tansill will / call upon you in a few days with / our full line of beds and bedding. ... / " showing the salesman in vertical format, briefcase in hand; unused black & white postcard, toning both sides, 5 pinholes that close well. This company is still in operation, best known for hospital cribs & youth beds. Most unusual. $10.00 g(t)n(b)fm
"Cherry Arm Boston Rocker from Boone Industries, Inc. / Manufacturers of the fine University style Furniture since / 1973..." showing a Mary Baldwin College chair, unused post card, near mint. Firm is located in Boone North Carolina. $1.25 fnc
"Cherry Arm Captains chair from Boone Industries, Inc. / Manufacturers of the fine University style Furniture since / 1973..." showing a College of William & Mary chair, unused postcard, near mint. Firm is located in Boone North Carolina. SOLD fnc
"Chicago ___________ 1879 / Dear Sir: / Yours of the ______ is received" illustrated postal card receipt mailed there 1879 to Georgia by Goss & Phillips Manufacturing Company -- makers of blinds, doors, frames, railings, mouldings, flooring & siding (among other things listed in their heraldic crest). $35.00 fi(c) NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"Desk made of Newspaper Clippings / of Col. Lindbergh's Flight to Paris in 1927" unused real photo post card with good contrast & focus, fresh appearance. $13.00 af
"EE technical furniture for / Engineering Environments™" unused business reply card in color from a May 1996 advertising campaign by Wright Line. $1.00 m(w)f
"Furniture Shop, Amana, Iowa / Amana craftsmanship is displayed in this beautiful hand-made furniture." unused chrome postcard distributed by Maries Gift Shop, small corner crease, tiny corner bends at bottom. $1.00 i(a)f
"High Street Looking East, Jefferson City, Missouri" showing Bordeaux Hardware (sports goods & fishing tack) sign, Wyandotte Furniture Co., Rooms sign, a hat shop (and more), unused linen postcard, minor corner & edge wear. SOLD RECENTLY mf
"In 1907, Eli Souder and his father, Henry (a / local minister), turned the key in our front / door..." multiview with exterior & interior of Souders' Home Center (a country furniture store), unused chrome post card with round corners as issued, faint indentation from paper clip. $2.00 if
"Inn Room - Paris Landing State Park F-148" showing mostly a desk, chairs & table lamp, unused Kodak real photo postcard with minor wear at 2 corners. $2.25 tf
"INTERIOR, LINCOLN'S BOYHOOD HOME / 1811-1816, KNOB CREEK / ON U. S. HIGHWAY 31-E, BETWEEN / HODGENVILLE AND BARDSTOWN, KENTUCKY" unused chrome post card, trivial corner wear, otherwise fairly fresh. Antique furniture mostly donated by descendants of early settlers nearby. $1.50 lk(k)if
"JMZ CONSTRUCTION / granite / Kitchen Countertops / Starting at $1000 ..." continental card in full color both sides, advertising the renovation & installation services of a Hilliard Ohio company, near mint. $1.25 foa
"KLJ-8604" used Nashville Indiana QSL card with art & advertising pertaining to the furniture & drapes business of Jay and Val Townsend, tiny corner crease. $2.50 if%
"Let's / Talk / Shop" unused multicolor business reply mail from a January 1998 advertising campaign for Wright · Line furniture (benches, carts, seating, cabinets, etc.), excellent condition. $1.25 m(w)f
"Main Street, Bangor, Maine" where the Farrar Furniture Company was opposite Freeses & The Pine Tree Restaurant, unused Tichnor linen post card in excellent condition. $3.25 m(b)mf%
"Musée des Arts Décoratifs / 136 - Chaises, bois sculpté, époque Louis XV. ND Phot." showing a pair of chairs carved from wood, black & white carte postale, former owner's neat markings on back. $1.25 fmk
"Musée des Arts Décoratifs / 175 - Siège, Epoqu Louis XV. ND Phot." black & white carte postale, former owner's neat markings on back, several spots of toning on back probably from the printing process itself. $1.00 fm
"Musée des Arts Décoratifs / 209 - Chaise longue, Epoque Louis XV. ND Phot." black & white carte postale, former owner's neat markings on back. $1.25 fm
"Musée des Arts Décoratifs / 211 - Chaise et Console Louis XV. ND Phot." black & white carte postale, former owner's neat markings on back. $1.25 fm
"Musée des Arts Décoratifs / 296 - Fauteuil de bureau, 0233poque Louis XV. ND Phot." black & white carte postale, former owner's neat markings on back. $1.25 fm
"My dining room" caption from message on back, real photo postcard mailed from Blue Mound Kansas in 1911. light toning on face, one corner badly creased but image not affected, edge wear. Furniture includes the dining room table prominently & a china cabinet. $10.50 (kf)
"ORIGINAL SIDEBOARD / George Washington's portrait of his elder half-brother, / Lawrence, from whom he inherited Mount Vernon..." with an important piece of furniture, monochromatic dark green post card, unused. $2.00 wf
"S. C. BENNETT & CO. / Furniture, Carpets & Stoves / Largest Stock and Lowest Prices / 119 EAST FIFTH STREET" two circa 1885 trade cards with girl illustrations, good edges; advertising on back touts bedroom sets, bureaus, carpet, cook & heating stoves, etc. from this Dayton Ohio merchant. Rare; we found no others when we searched the Internet. Both for $25.00 adfgo NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
See also Home interior post cards.
See also our Clocks on postcards pricelist.
"Spring Air / America's / finest / Mattress // PABST BEDDING CO. / 12th & WALNUT" signage on a parked delivery truck in Cincinnati Ohio, approximately 2.5" x 4.5" photograph, slight curl to the paper, back thinned in 4 spots from album removal, trimmed at top & bottom. Once his children had been introduced into the business, Louis Pabst bought out the Schaeller interest in this company (and then renamed it). Memorabilia for this company is rare. SALE IN PROGRESS fgo(c)a
"teclab® / the professional's bench / Call for catalog or free planning service..." unused multicolor business reply card from Kalamazoo Technical Furniture, circa November 1990. $1.25 fm
"The author did all his writing in a Morris chair with a wide / lapboard before him. All he needed was plenty of paper and / ..." showing Zane Grey at work, unused postcard, sepia-tone, unattributed publisher, fairly fresh. 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 af
"The Black House / Ellsworth, Me." unused AGFA real photo post card showing a bedroom. Interesting Federal style furnishings. $3.50 (migf)!
"The Side Board in the Dining Room of the Campbell Mansion, Bethany, W. Va. 7 / The Communion Set is one of the oldest sets from the Bethany Church" unused linen post card, lightly toned back, tiny corner crease. $2.50 w(b)fr
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"THE WONDERFUL / EBERHART SECRETARY / Inlaid with 135,341 Pieces, of 550 Kinds / of Woods,... / Built by U. H. Eberhart / Inlaid Gun Cabinets, Tabourets, Checker / Boards, etc., made to your order / at reasonable cost..." unused sepia-tone advertising card, circa 1910, mild rounding at the corners, 3 corners have faint creases (one is long but all mercifully miss the folk art). Rare & unusual. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg (289,407 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 ofga*
"TRENT & SON / UPHOLSTERING / MIRRORS RESILVERED / 6th and Lafayette Ave. Phone C-8680" " illustrated Terre Haute Indiana business card in black & white showing the owner, his delivery vehicle loaded with some furniture & storefront, trivial toning on back. $10.00 i(t)g(t)fa
"Trône de Napoléon Ier" showing a throne with his distinctive monogram in vertical format, unused black & white carte postale with green back, removed neatly from a booklet. $1.50 fn
Uncaptioned Azo real photo (triangles up) postcard showing a man standing amidst furniture in a photographer's studio. unused, mild corner wear & rounding, soiled back, 2 pinholes near top, as is. An instant ancestor. $1.25 f
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"We CALL these tripli- / cate mirror dressing / tables 'Daughter's / Delight,' ... / G. W. EHLER / Furniture, Rugs & Stoves / House of Quality WEST ALEXANDRIA, OHIO" advertising post card mailed there July 12 1915 to Miss Katie Beneker in that town, July 1915 calendar beneath the signed art, fairly fresh, good edges. Beautiful & rare. $15.00 cfg(e)oa
"WESTCHESTER'S RUG & CARPET CENTER / ON CENTRAL AVENUE ... YONKERS, NEW YORK" advertising card with specifics about the brands carried in the back printed message, mailed under permit no. 77 at Yonkers to Mrs. Clarence C. Hare in White Plains, tiny upper corner bend not into the image, short ink stroke in the bottom border. $4.50 n(y)fa
"WINCHESTER AVENUE, ASHLAND, KENTUCKY--15" when Jack Benny & Fred Allen were playing in the comedy IT'S IN THE BAG at the Capitol Theater (next to the C. H. Parsons Company furniture store); linen postcard mailed 1952 (but better date for the scene is 1945 from the movie), a little cancel ink lightly in the sky. $3.00 k(a)mfg
"WISE HOUSEKEEPERS! / BUY HOME-MADE STOVES ONLY. / W. J. Matthias & Co., / 31 Main Street HAMILTON, OHIO / ... / HAMILTON MADE STOVES / ARE THE FINEST, BEST AND CHEAPEST / STOVES Manufactured in this Country" trade card picturing a Chinese man chasing & skewering rats from his high-wheeler bike in China. Copyrighted 1886 by Richmond & Company of Buffalo New York. While the text on the back ostensibly appeals to protectionist economics & politics, the illustration on front took advantage of racist anti-Chinese sentiments of the time. [For example, in 1882 the US Congress passed the Chinese exclusion act, which prohibited their immigration to the US for the next ten years.] A disgusting piece of social history. $30.00 abcfos%
"WM. STUART. / Furniture, Carpets, Stoves / 57 E. Tuscarawas St. / CANTON" advertising card with embossed border treatment, unusually detailed & interesting pricelist all over the back, corner creases, small tear in the upper edge closes well, small toning spots on both sides, as is. A little larger than a continental postcard. $4.25 o(c)fga
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