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CARDS & GENEALOGICAL POSTCARDS
GENEALOGIA / RODOSLOVLJE / RODOPIS / Genealogiya
GENEALOGI / GÉNÉALOGIE / AHNENFORSCHUNG / വംശാവലിപഠനം
NEMZEDÉKREND / ĆTTFRĆĐI / GENEALOGIC / Genealogie
GESLACHTKUNDE / RODOKMEN / ACHYDDIAETH / 系譜學
Ordered by surnames: A-F page G-J page K-O page P-S page
and T here U-X here & Y-Z here. See also Named people postcards.
POSTCARDS & GENEALOGICAL POST CARDS
TANSILL. "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
TARBELL. ONTARIO & SAN ANTONIO RAIL ROAD COMPANY. "Rapid Transit / in Ontario in 1895" fully loaded, the mule on its platform (and, therefore, the car descending); post card mailed at Ontario California in 1909, sent by Mary to her Aunt (Mrs. Lynda Tarbell in Ashtabula Ohio), small upper corner crease, back toning is spotty. $15.00 r(o)c(o)g
TAYLOR. "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)
TAYLOR. "STAR-LITE MOTEL / 1 Mile Southwest of Meadville, Pa. at Interchange I-79 ... / Mr. & Mrs. Molette Taylor / Owners & Managers" chrome multiview postcard including its exterior with cars & swimming pool. From photographs by Ray McCormack, unused, excellent condition. $1.75 mp(m)pg NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
TAYLOR. "VK2CL" QSL card used 1947 by operator Leslie H. Taylor, art in color pictures the senders home & radio equipment, mild wear to corners. $3.50 ng
TAYLOR, THAYER & TULLIS. "EASTER SOUVENIR / LaFayette / Christian Sabbath School" in Ohio, string-bound 1897 booklet on sturdy paper, listing the officers & teachers & pupils in great detail. A little toning & unimportant creases at upper left corners. Officers & teachers include John Akerman, Daisy Eversole, Alma Bechtel, Lloyd Sager, Ollie Heath, William B. Hawk & Walter Craig. Students include Nellie Taylor, Helen Graham, Guy Moore, Rufo Anspach, Leo Hall, Willie Kyle, Lulu Ferguson, Essie Hall, Celina Thayer, Minnie Fisher, Hattie Robinson, Glenna Helser, Tracy Tullis & many many more. $17.50 oeg(t)g(b)
TEACHENOR. "TEACHENOR-BARTBERGER ENGRAVING CO., KANSAS CITY" showing work scenes in their zinc etching and halftone etching departments, undivided back post card, inconspicuous corner crease, name Roger written on face, addressed. The business owners were R. B. Teachenor & E. G. Bartberger. $12.50 m(k)pggi
TELFORD. "Assessment 34 [$2.00] Expires March 28, '92 / Millinery Mutual Benefit Association" government postal card from Charles W. Farmer on account of the death of member George A. Telford in 1891, browning of paper shows age, much corner wear & rounding, 2 corner creases. $4.50 mg(f)g(t)
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TEMPLE. "PFB SERIE 5999" with caption quoted at lower back, postcard with deeply embossed art showing lovers with lap blanket being chased by a man on a horse, mailed 1908 to Master Robert Temple in Coshocton Ohio by his Aunt Kate in Cleveland Ohio, light uneven toning on the back obscures nothing. $14.00 alg
TENNEY. "No. 1 / J. M. TENNEY'S RESIDENCE / METHUEN, MASS." sepia-tone real photo post card, trivial corner wear & rounding. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 m(m)g
THABET. "BUSINESS SECTION, RIPLEY, W. VA." including Thabet's 5 And 10 & the Casto storefronts; unused sepia-tone postcard made by the Tecraft Company, trivial corner wear. $8.50 wg(c)g(t)
THOMAS. BATTLESHIP MINNESOTA with insets showing Captain John Hubbard & Rear Admiral Charles M. Thomas who commanded her as part of the Great White Fleet. Post card 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 s(m)gg
THOMAS & BAGGS. Two unused Cyko real photo's showing Muskingum College baseball players--Everett R. Thomas (right fielder from Bridgeport Ohio, class of 1910) shown left & Walter R. Baggs (center fielder from Bridgeport Ohio, class of 1907) shown right, accompanied by letter from Muskingum College Library Director who identified them positively. $100.00 for all both postcards & the letter. $60.00 for either one of them. s(b)c(m)g(b)g(t)o(b)
THOMPSON. "'CAPT. ED THOMPSON' / WISCONSIN DELLS, WIS." Unused Kodak real photo, excellent composition, fresh appearance. $5.00 wgs(r)u
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TIEDEMAN. "Dear Member: / You are hereby requested to attend / the regular Executive Board meeting which / will be held on Thursday, JUL 8 1954 / ... at the Union Headquarters, / 350 East 85 Street, New York City. / ... / Ben Tiedeman / Secretary-Treasurer" postal card mailed by the Bakery & Confectionery Union Local #1 A. F. L. Cancel ink & minor toning on front, heavier but unimportant toning below the address. One of the pioneers of the North American labor movement, this union became an international in 1957. Its address then was in the Yorkville neighborhood of Manhattan. $5.00 un(m)g
TIERNAN. "LEATHERWOOD MANOR Tucumcari, N.M. / 1023 E. Hiway 66..." showing its exterior when it was owned & operated by Jim & Lois Tiernan, unused chrome postcard. $2.50 nrg%
TIJUS. "TO5ORC" continental Gros-Morne QSL card picturing the operator Valére Tijus, commemorating the 50th anniversary of allied forces landing in Normandy, minor corner wear. $3.50 mg
TISDALE. "Bring This card with you... / WEST BRIDGEWATER, SEPT. 1890" government postal card from Charles E. Tisdale (collector at Cochesett) stating the recipient's Massachusetts state, county and town tax of $2.00 had been received. Interesting details such as discount possibility. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 mg
TOBIN. "'THE J. M. WHITE' by Oscar E. Berninghaus / Painted for the collection of The Boatmen's National Bank of St. Louis" unused chrome post card, light toning on back. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. The ship was registered to Captain John Tobin. $1.50 s(t)s(r)g
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TOUDIC. "Cliché Toudic, photo. Jurançon / 5 - EAUX-CHAUDES, station thermale--Avant la Saison, une sortie de Messe" carte postale showing a small number of people leaving a French Catholic church. Interesting writing on back from one who had been inside. The caption, in effect, excuses the light attendance because it was the off-season. $5.00 fcg(t)
TOWNSEND. (Temple, captioned in Japanese) Carte postale mailed JAN 11 1960 at Farlington Kansas, autographed by Postmistress Goldie Townsend on back as a favor to a philatelist, noticeable corner wear, a little toning shows in the sky. $2.50 jg-k
TRAFALGA. "trafalga / RESTAURANT / Center St. George, Utah / Coffee Shop and Dining Room" exterior with several readable signs--CHAR-BROILED STEAKS, TraveLodge, etc, unused chrome post card from photo by Larry Rutherford. (2 available) $1.00 each. ugp
TRANSUE. "Residence of O. F. Transue, Alliance, O." hand colored / tinted, Cassaday Drug published, much writing on back, minor wear at 2 corners. $5.50 (og)*+
TREIBER. "Cooks Funicolare Vesuviana // Napoli. / Cratere in eruzione. / Restaurant. // Carlo Künzli, Editore, Zurige. dep. No. 562." multiview cartolina postale in color with 5 views--the funicular itself, close-up & at a distance; the crater in eruption; Napoli with Vesuvius in the distance; & a restaurant. Message written as the sender ascended to the summit, script Vesuvio in upper left of back verifies the successful journey; mailed from Napoli to Chillicothe Ohio via New York City October 11-25 of 1897 by members of the Treiber family; stamp removed, much wear at the both sides of the bottom corners does not affect the image, a few speckles of cancel ink on front & a little toning near the front edges; one bottom corner crease. $16.00 vgium
TRENT. "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
TREPP. "TREPP'S FLOWERS / 319 Greenwich Ave. / ..." showing their storefront window, real photo postcard mailed 1950, noticeable wear to one corner. Much nicer than most florist acknowledgements. 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 cfg
TRIBLE. "R. E. Trible plowing on Reed-Allen Farm near Dalhart, Texas" unusually detailed postcard, writing on front dates to 1914, writing on back. Unusually specific. $10.00 (tg(t))
TRIGG. "Auditor's Office, Floyd County, / Charles City, Iowa, July 9, 1880..." with a handwritten message in very fancy script by the auditor J. Trigg on government postal mailed there. browning paper due to age, faint small corner crease. $8.00 ig%
TRUELOVE. "Ngaere / Gardens / A. Truelove / Proprietor" black & white post card with red caption printed twice--lower right corner did not work, so second time in the sky for legibility; unused, made in Germany. Ngaere is a village in New Zealand. Printers were not proud of it, and did not include the name of their establishment. $4.00 eng
TURRILL. "BUCKED" with red-on-silver art depicting a boy being thrown from his high-wheeler bicycle, circa 1890 trade card for Thos. B. Turrill & Co. (general commission merchants for groceries in Erie Pennsylvania), a few light internal creases, lightly toned back. $6.50 bpfga NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
TSUKADA. "JN2QYN/2" Asahi-cho / 旭町 Aichi shortwave (18 MHz) QSL viewcard picturing the operator Kazuyoshi Tsukada on front, used 1998, excellent condition. $2.00 jg ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY
TWINING. "This view in front of / Mr. Twinings's W. Main St. / Bellevue" with caption from writing on back, real photo showing a residence in winter, mailed 1908 but no cancel, slight oxidation, fairly good edges except for minor wear at one corner. Possibly one of a kind. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.75 owg
TYSON. "KCD 0888" unused black & white citizens band QSL postcard with captioning in red for operators John & Edie Tyson. picturing them both standing next to a large antique tractor. Both sides lightly toned, minor edge wear. (2 available) $3.75 each. pga
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ULLOM & UNDERWOOD. "Class of 1921 / Commencement" school booklet tied by ribbon, interesting. 8 in class: Howard W. Houser, Hollis Hipsher, Clarence Edwin Ullom, Charles Howard Underwood, Estella Maud Pittman, Bernice Baldwin, Lucile Gray & Lois Rebecca Cox. $7.50 o(c)g(h)g(u)
VALENTINE. "Private park for public use. / Two miles out of Greenfield Ill. / at Joe Valentine home." with J. R. Work art, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed there 1964. Unusual subject matter. $2.50 ig
VALKO. "PROFESSIONAL PEW REFINISHERS" unused chrome advertising post card for Valko & Son in Pittsburgh, claims & contact information of the back. Unusual subject matter & very hard to find! $5.00 ap(p)i(c)g
VAN ALEN. "Old Van Alen House / Built in 1737..." black & white postcard mailed 1942, a little extraneous writing on back. $2.00 ng%
VANDERBILT. "CORNELIUS VANDERBILT HOUSE, NEWPORT, R. I." with an exterior corner view, color post card with undivided back from Bosselman, unused, toned back, light toning in front caption area, album marks at corners, minor wear at bottom corners. $3.50 rgb
VANDERBILT. "The Breakers, Residence of Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt, Newport, R. I." color, circa 1908, published by Robbins, unused. $6.00 rg+*
VAN ORMAN. "HOTEL SHAWNEE HOTEL McCURDY HOTEL ORLANDO / VAN ORMAN HOTELS / F. HAROLD VAN ORMAN, President" unused sepia-tone multiview advertising postcard, good edges, paper yellowing evenly with age. $6.00 g
VANRHEEDEN. "K5JEW" quality QSL post card picturing the operator Albert VanRheeden at his equipment, mailed there 1966, corner crease, light water stain at top center edge, periods of typed message on back indent the glossy front finish. $3.75 ag
VARNUM. "Varnum Memorial House, East Greenwich, R. I. 17360" unused linen postcard in excellent condition. Home of General James Mitchell Varnum, it saw meetings among Generals Washington, Sullivan & Lafayette during the Revolutionary War. $3.50 rg(v)hw
VAUGHAN. "NR5Q" QSL post card picturing the operator Bruce Vaughan with his radio equipment, tape update to call sign on front, back picturing his 1938 ham radio rig, excellent condition. The Shiloh Museum's Vaughan-Applegate Photography Collection is named after him. $5.00 agp
VESEY. "Calhoun Street, Fort Wayne's Main Business Thorofare, at Night, / Fort Wayne Indiana / Photo by Neuman Studio" including Vesey's Flowers on the right side, other signs partially legible due to glare of street lights; postcard with light mark in the stamp box & dated 1946 by Bernisha Stephen on the back. $3.00 i(f)fg
VETAULT. "Louis Vetault & Son ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF YOUR ORDER" on government postal card mailed 1949, small staple holes as is common with these. 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 nfg
VIAU. "Edicion: Pablo Viau. Mexico, D. F. 5a Tacuba 78. Marca registrada: 'Pesendor.'" art showing 2 dismounted horsemen, pebbled stock, caption from left back edge, unused hand-colored tarjeta postal, minor corner wear, 2 long but faint stress marks in sky. Hard to find! $4.75 mhhg
VIPOND. "RICHMOND, VA. St. John's Church" including cemetery by its side, Tuck series no. 2081, mailed there 1905 by Milton Vipond to his mother in Hyattsville Maryland, small corner crease, corner wear & rounding, brownish paper on back. Shown. $4.50 v(r)tg(v)c
VISGER. "Thousand Islands. Steamers Castanet and Captain Visger." side-by-side, each with many passengers aboard; color postcard mailed 1910 at Old Forge, corner & edge wear, faint small corner crease. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 s(v)n(t)g#
VOGEL. "MAIN ST. LOOKING EAST, ZANESVILLE, O." postcard with undivided back, made in Germany for A. C. Bosselman & Co. in New York, mailed 1908 to Miss Lora S. Knapp in Philo Ohio, a lot of toning near the front edges due to album contact, back toning is just light, small bottom corner crease, other corner wear is minor. Much readable signage: Rex's, American Dyeing & Clearing Works, Frank Vogel, etc. $4.75 o(z)mg NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
VON KLUCK. "Aus friedlichen Tagen. Unser Kronprinz als Gast bei dem Generaloberst v. Kluck" showing Crown Prince William with a general, unused real photo postcard with matte finish, fairly fresh with good edges. Among other things, General Alexander von Kluck commanded the 1st Army in the First Battle of the Marne in 1914. $15.00 rgw
VON NÁDÁS. Korpskommandant G. de H. / Karl Tersztyánsky von Nádás." portrait of the Hungarian-born Austro-Hungarian officer in uniform with many medals, unused black & white postcard from Brüder Kohn, minor corner & edge wear. Headed the Army Group that guarded the Bosnian & Voyvodina frontiers from Serb incursions in 1915. Hard to find. $19.00 whmvg
VREELAND. Battleship Kansas with an inset showing Captain Charles E. Vreeland who commanded her as part of the Great White Fleet. Postcard 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 s(m)g
WAHR. "Geo. Wahr University Hospitals // Greetings from / University / of Michigan" postcard mailed there 1907 to Miss Gertrude E. Warner in Delaware Ohio, album toning both sides, small corner bend, minor corner wear elsewhere. George Wahr was a book dealer & stationer, the son of pioneers from Germany. We were unable to locate another example of this postcard -- exhibited or offered -- when we searched the Internet. $15.00 m(a)cgm ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY
WAINWRIGHT. Battleship Louisiana with an inset showing Captain Richard Wainwright who commanded her as part of the Great White Fleet. Post card 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 s(m)g
WALDKIRCH. "Thanksgiving / Greetings" with embossed art including a flower vase & tom turkey, mailed 1910 to Miss Gladys Waldkirch in Akron Ohio from her cousins Fred and Ernest, minor corner & edge wear, attractive image. $2.50 tg
WALDSTEIN. “Francisco de GOYA (1746-1828) / Portrait de Mariana Waldstein, marquise de Santa Cruz” unused continental postcard, copyrighted, very minor corner wear. $1.25 a(g)g(w)
WALKER. "WHITE CURRANTS GROWN BY / CHAS. WALKER, SKAGWAY, ALASKA // P. E. KERN, / SKAGWAY & / VALDEZ, / ALASKA" color postcard mailed JAN 24 1908 (clear & complete VALDEZ territorial cancel ties 1-c Franklin stamp) to to Allegheny Pennsylvania, light album toning, minor corner rounding. Rare! $15.00 a(s)fg(w)-a NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
WALLICK. "THE DESHLER-WALLICK / 'America's Most Beautifully Equipped Hotel' / COLUMBUS, OHIO / L. C. Wallick, Pres." shown in vertical format on a Kropp linen postcard mailed 1944, more advertising text on the back, minor wear to the bottom corners, small light stain below the stamp. $2.50 o(c)g
WARD. "Home of J. H. Ward Edison Ohio" showing him & his family on the wrap-around porch, unused Azo real photo (triangles up), light browning of paper shows age. $20.00 o(e)g
WARNER. "The Old North Bridge and Monuments, Concord, Mass" black & white post card with undivided back mailed 1907 to Miss Gertrude Warner in Delaware Ohio, tiny nick shows only on the back edge, minor corner & edge wear, yellowish paper lightly toned on back from album contact. $4.50 m(c)bg
WARNER & DOOLITTLE. sepia-tone real photo postcard with exemplary contrast, mailed at Estherville Iowa circa 1914, trivial damage to stamp, possibly extraneous pencil writing also on the back. Invitation on back reads: "Mr. & Mrs. L. C. Doolittle / At Home / Friday evening Feb 2 / at 7:30 / to the Amoma Class / In honor of / Miss Opal Warner". The Amoma class is a Baptist organization for young people. We are told that the view is that of the parsonage for the New Union Baptist Church. $15.00 ig(d)g(w)
WARTHER. "Model of Steel Mill in which Mr. Warther worked / for 21 years. Hand-carved of walnut and ivory..." chrome post card in color, unused. Location is Dover Ohio, short mark on back. $5.00 (ogk)
WEBER. "F. T. D. ACKNOWLEDGMENT / ... / WM. F. WEBER / 51 Monument Avenue Hatboro, Penna. ..." post card mailed there 1949, small corner crease, small staple holes as are common on these, a little extraneous writing on back. $2.00 pg
WEBER. "JOHN K. WEBER / HONESDALE HUNTER " QSL post card with commissioned art depicting a hunting scene. First POMA card in PA. Nice! $3.75 phg
WEBSTER. "440 LORD CHIEF JUSTICE ALVERSTONE" unused Beagles real photo, much oxidation, album marks on back. This is Richard Everard Webster, First Viscount Alverstone, who served as Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales from October 24 1900 to October 21 1913. Post card sold. 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 lgg
WEED. "'Long May it Wave / over / Land / & Sea'" with crossed American flags within an ornate border, intricately embossed postcard mailed 1911 to Leeland Weed in Warren Ohio by his aunt (who signed on front), mild corner & edge wear, short stress marks from the top & bottom border, still attractive. $3.00 pfg
WEICHOLD. "SORAU, N.-L. Markt / Verlag Rauert & ..." black & white street scene showing the storefronts of Carl Kaestner & Theod. Weichold (among others), postcard mailed there 1902, small tear, arrival cancel ink on front, corner wear & rounding, small corner crease. The full name of the city is Sorau in der Niederlausitz, which explains the N.-L. in the caption. 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 pg(k)g(w)
WEIDENSAUL. "Weidensaul Home Liberal Kas" Azo real photo (triangles point up) postcard with good contrast & depth-of-field, writing on back, minor corner & edge wear. $9.50 kg(w) ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY
WEIGHTMAN. "Weightman Building. Williamsport, Pa. / Published by Scholl Brothers, Williamsport, Pa. No. 252" showing a corner view in color with streetcar tracks in the foreground, undivided back post card mailed there 1907, 2 corners creased but not into image, long & heavy internal crease also misses image, light cancel on front partly in the image, 1/2" tear from the top edge closes well. As is. $2.25 p(w)g(w)
WEISSE & SEEBACH. "HERZLICHEN GLÜCKWUNSCH / ZUM GEBURTSTAGE / 44" hand-tinted real photo of a young woman holding a bouquet of flowers, mailed 1911 by Kate Seebach at Cassel Germany to her friend Fraulein Clara Weisse in Greussen Thuringia, small translucent spot of toning on back. Publisher's name at lower right front is Accobe. $5.50 bg(w)w(a)
WERRES. "Wuppertal-E. Schwebebahn Länge 13 km, Baukosten 13 Millionen Goldmark" showing the oldest elevated railway in the world, postcard numbered 23214 on back, writing in German & light toning on back, small upper corner bend. Sign at left reads '... Werres Rob. Werres'. $8.00 ngu
WESTON. "New Chicago & Northwestern R. R. Station, Chicago / Covers ten acres; Cost over $20,000,000. ..." an exterior corner view in color, caption in red supplying more information; postcard mailed 1912 at Canal Station to V. L. G. Weston in Covington Ohio by his father, cancel ink in the front sky, bottom corner crease, other edge wear minor. $3.00 gi(c)r(c)
WEAKLEY & WORMAN. "Compliments of / Weakley, Worman & Co. / Dayton, Ohio" circa 1885 oval advertising card from the wholesale grocer there, deep colors, hints of album paste at the back edges. Fits neatly into a continental size sleeve. Rare. $10.00 afgg(w)o NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
WHERLE. "Steamer A. Wherle, Jr., Cedar Point Route." with a side view of the ship underway & fully loaded; postcard from a passenger, mailed 1909 from Cedar Point Ohio, German manufacture, published by Alexander Manufacturing Company of Sandusky, hint of cancel ink in the sky, small crease with wear at one bottom corner, light fingerprint toning on back. Owned by the Cedar Point Resort Company, she was sold in 1920 & renamed The Rotarian. $4.75 s(l)o(c)gs(c)
WEST. WOMAN'S BENEFIT ASSOCIATION
"'WESTHAVEN' GARDENS ON THE ST. CLAIR RIVER, PORT HURON, MICH., HOME OF MISS BINA M. WEST" black & white with sky ting, white-border era from Curt Teich, unused, lightly toned back. Founder in 1892 of one of the first fraternal benefit societies established for and managed by women, & an outspoken supporter of women's suffrage, she represented the National Council of Women of the US at the International Council of Women in Geneva in 1908. Undoubtedly this card was issued on the occasion of the dedication of the Society's new home office in 1917. Many people could not tell you who she is, but the fact that women can get life insurance these days is tribute to her legacy!
"SLEEPING BARRACKS AT LAKE HURON CAMP, WOMAN'S BENEFIT ASSOCIATION 113473" black & white with sky tint, white-border era from Curt Teich & Co, unused, light toning near one front corner. Most unusual subject matter--a little known aspect of this fraternal organization's history.
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WHITE. "Residence of Dr. I. C. White, Morgantown, W. Va." mailed there 1910, stamp removed. I. C. White founded the West Virginia Geological Survey; the building that replaced his residence is named White Hall in his honor. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg (156,664 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 wg
WHITMAN. "THE PENN GROVE HOTEL / An attractive hotel set amidst a pleasant grove of tees / beside Wolf Creek .." showing its entrance when managed by Francis C. Whitman, chrome postcard mailed there 1959, trivial wear at 2 corners. Interesting information on back & cancel struck at an odd angle. $1.50 p(g)g
WHITNEY. "'HOUSEHOLD" / Sewing Machine / Manufactured by / HOUSEHOLD SEWING MACHINE CO. / Providence R.I." circa 1890 trade card, spots of album paste at back corners, violet handstamp of 'F. H. WHITNEY / Opposite Post-Office, / AUGUSTA MAINE / All First-Class Sewing Machines / sold, Rented and Repaired ...' trivial corner & edge wear, fresh colors. The artwork is designed at a tilt to the edges; the card itself is properly cut. $10.00 smgar
WHITNEY. "PAYNE WHITNEY GYMNASIUM. YALE UNIVERSITY, NEW HAVEN, CONN. 27 // 61799" showing its exterior in color, unused linen postcard, trivial wear at one corner, otherwise fairly fresh. Named after an 1898 graduate, the building was designed by architect John Russell Pope. $3.25 c(y)c(n)ga
WHITTAKER. "Fire Engine Bridgeport Ill" a wagon pulled by two horses, standing outside the J. C. Whittaker dry goods store, a dentist sign in the distance; sepia-tone real photo postcard. Now only available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $3.00 igh
WICKWIRE. "Wickwire Brothers Wire Works, Cortland, N. Y. / 12651. F. A. Hall & Co., Publishers" black & white, undivided back era, unused. This wire drawing mill & blooming mill was owned & operated by the Wickwire family. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 n(c)ig
WIDER. WARREN (TRUMBULL COUNTY). "MISSING SINCE MAY 4 / R. W. WIDER / Ages 63 years..." a Warren Ohio man with portrait, unused on government postal card, heavy toning at bottom, as is. $2.00 (og)
WIDNEY. "11523. Main Street W. of Seventh St., Zanesville, O." post card in color circa 1918, small tear at bottom, other edge wear. Shows Widney's Prescription Drug Store across from Geist's & The Hardware Company, among others. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 omg(w)
WIGGIN. "QUILLCOTE, SUMMER HOME OF KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN, HOLLIS, MAINE" real photo circa 1910, but mailed much later, one corner badly creased & nicked. $7.50 m(h)g
WIGGINS. "Greetings from Beautiful Wawasee Inn / Boating on Wawasee Lake--Linton G. Wiggins, Prop., Wawasee, Ind." showing 6 women in a long rowboat, monochromatic red violet, mailed 1907 at Syracuse Indiana, slight yellowing of the paper, corner crease. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 277% of original postcard area) & enhanced 120-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.75 is(p)g
WILHELM. "Wilhelms Residence on Riverside Street" showing a 1913 Chillicothe Ohio flood scene, unused Azo real photo (triangles point up) postcard, album impressions at the corners. $15.00 o(c)dg
WILKEN. "WATCH FOR THE ORIGINAL Wilken Family Covered Wagon / It's our Family Whiskey, Neighbor-and Neighbor, It's your price!" showing a covered wagon drawn by four donkeys, signed 'GREATEST WHISKEY BUY / IN THE WORLD'; black & white postcard, toned both sides, writing on back erased, long creases. Distilled at Schenley & sold throughout Pennsylvania. As is. $7.50 ap(s)fg
WILKINSON. "Al Wilkinson on 'Torpedo'" action on an unused linen postcard with browning paper on back, Doubleday copyright. $5.00 (cgh(n))
WILLER. "WILLER'S POND, BACTON / 3560" beautifully hand-colored postcard, unused. We are well aware that there is a Bacton in Herefordshire & Norfolk, but this Bacton in Suffolk is the only Bacton having a sizeable pond. Rare: no other example was offered or even shown when we searched the internet. $20.00 e(b)gh
WILLIAMS. "AN ANTE BELLUM HOME // MISSISSIPPI / THE MAGNOLIA STATE" showing the exterior of the Gloucester built in 1803 by the David Williams family of Natchez. Unused linen postcard. $3.00 m(n)g
WILLIAMS. "Im Ziel der 400 m: Archie Williams (USA.) (Zweiter von links) siegt vor Brown (Gross-britannien (und Lu Valla (USA.)" Sammelwerk Nr. 14 / OLYMPIA 1936 -- Band II / Bild Nr. 35 Gruppe 61, real photo Olympic souvenir card (no postcard back, slightly smaller than a regular postcard) with much pertinent information on back. Rough translation: "At the finish of the 400 meters: Archie Williams (USA) (second from the left), leads Brown of Great Britain & Lu Valla of the US". African-American winner Williams claimed that Hitler refused to shake his hand, just like he refused Jesse Owens. $6.00 os(t)bg%
WILLIAMS. "HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW / 1964 GRAND CHAMPION STEER / Purchased by Bill Williams for 20,500.00 / WORLD'S RECORD PRICE PAID BY INDIVIDUAL!" unused chrome post card with advertising on back for his restaurants in Houston & Richmond Texas, excellent condition. $7.50 ta(c)ga
WILLIAMS. "KEEP 'EM POSTED! / Mail from home is eagerly welcomed by the / boys in Service. ... / The Western and Southern life Insurance Company / C. F. Williams President / Home Office Cincinnati / Form L-70 / ..." separated from the attached postcard that they offered as service, small corner bend. "BUY! / DEFENSE / SAVINGS / BONDS / KEEP 'EM FLYING!" with art in full color on the back. $8.00 ia(m)o(c)g NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
WILLOCK. "REPRESENTING / Smith-McCord-Townsend / Dry Goods Company / Wholesale Dry Goods, Notions and Furnishings..." a quality card mailed 1907 by salesman S. C. Willock, undivided back. Why the turkey? It was almost Thanksgiving! $5.50 mtga+
WILLOCK. "The High School Building at / Olathe, Kansas, 1906." sepia-tone real photo postcard with caption from message on front. Interesting comments on the newness of the building, the class color fights, and its location. Of genealogical interest to the Willock & the Macoubrie families. Annotation on back leads us to believe that 4 copies were made. $15.00 kg(m)g(w)
WILLOCK. "The Methodist Episcopal Church at Olathe, Kas. / Feb 26-1906" sepia-tone real photo postcard with caption from detailed annotation on front. Mentions entertainments & recitals there, members, teachers in the Sunday School, the Reverend Henderson, and the Willock-Macoubrie wedding. Annotation on back leads us to believe that 4 copies were made. $15.00 kg(w)g(m)
WILSON. "A C Wilson. returned cases to a customer at Peebles Ohio." showing a side view of the horse-drawn wagon with him standing beside it; Cyko real photo postcard, unimportant toning on back due to album discoloration. Albert 'Bert' C. Wilson was about 30 years old when this obviously unique photo was taken; his descendants are still prominent in that community. The best Adams County postcard we have ever seen. Sold but still available for scholarly study & genealogical research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 o(p)hg
WILSON. "Cadillac Square, showing Pontchartrain Hotel, / Hammond Building, Ford Building, City Hall and / Dime Bank Building, Detroit, Mich. // 220449" including several streetcars, postcard mailed 1915 to Mrs. J. B. Wilson from her niece Margaret, both in Zanesville Ohio. Upper corner crease, a lot of edge wear, traces of cancel ink in the front sky, light toning on back. $1.50 m(d)g NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
WILSON. "Results of the Suffrage Victory // 698/24" a woman takes a imposing stance near her husband who is seated, tending to their baby, 'God Bless Our Home' sign on the wall nearby; post card mailed in 1913 to Maggie Wilson in Columbus Ohio from her Aunt Lou, lightly toned back, some cancel ink on front. Offered elsewhere as high as $40.00, but we think our price more reasonable: $8.00 swg
WILSON. "The river front park at Madison, Indiana has become a / popular docking place for many of the beautiful pleasure / boats ..." chrome postcard mailed there 1961 to Mr. & Mrs. Harley Wilson in Alledonia Ohio by their daughter Jean (who commented on the scene & marked the front), small upper corner bend. $1.75 i(m)s(p)g
WINCHESTER. "WINCHESTER MYSTERY HOUSE, NEAR SAN JOSE, CALIF. 458 / PHOTO COURTESY JAN JOSE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE8A-H506" as seen from above, unused linen postcard, back toned, minor corner wear. Back continues '...built as the spirits directed, by the late Sarah L. Winchester (of Winchester Rifle fame).' $2.25 c(s)gg(w)
WINGRENS. "Carl Wingrens Handelslokal, Morup" showing the local rowing athletic club standing in front of Lagermans store; sepia-tone brevkort, unused, Karl Wingrens the self-publisher, very faint toning at the back corners from album contact. On 10 Juli 1927 this group won the Svenska Mästerskap för Nybörjare (the Swedish Rowing Championship for Beginners). Morup is a very small locality in the Falkenberg Municipality of Halland County. Excessively rare; the best rowing postcard we have ever seen in anyone's stock. $175.00 g(w)s(r)s
WITCHER. "Double Martini / Short Shot" North Tillamook Oregon QSL card with Runnin' Bare style commissioned art depicting a young couple within drinking glasses, fresh appearance. From Mel and Vera Witcher (KAXO-9392). $2.00 oga
WOODRUFF. "Mit unwahrscheinlich langen Schritten lief der Neger Woodruff dem Ziele der 800 m entgegen" showing the 800 meter race with the eventual winner John Woodruff nearing the finish line, Sammelwerk Nr. 14 / OLYMPIA 1936 -- Band II / Bild Nr. 38 Gruppe 61, real photo Olympic souvenir card (no postcard back, slightly smaller than a regular postcard) with much pertinent information on back. Rough translation: "With improbably long steps the negro Woodruff ran toward the goal of the 800 m." $6.00 os(t)bg
WOODS. "Thanksgiving Wish / Good things to eat / Good friends / to greet / And a big table round / With a smile at / each seat" poetry surrounded by artwork including a turkey, neat writing both sides dates to 1923 (from the grandmother of Mildred Woods), good borders. $2.50 tg
WOODWARD. "EARL WOODWARD'S VILLAGE / Bolton Landing, N. Y. Phone Bolton 2301" showing some cabins, black-and-white advertising postcard with rates quoted on the back, mailed there 1950, extraneous writing on the back, corner crease misses image, light toning in front borders. Earl T. Woodward was a real estate operator who also owned the Thaw estate. $3.50 ng
WORKMAN. "17 MILE DRIVE / COTTAGE CAMP / FRED W. WORKMAN - MGR. / A first class clean camp -- / well located in a pine forest / near the beach, P. O. Box / 529 - Pacific Grove, / Calif. - Tel. 342 J." unused multiview post card with 3 scenes--the entrance, typical cottage, and scene in grounds, very light toning both sides. Rare. $12.00 c(p)gcm ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY
WREN. "THE SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN BUILDING / OF THE COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY / (Rear View) / Williamsburg, Virginia" including his statue prominently, unused hand-colored Albertype post card, back paper yellowing evenly with age. The building is the oldest used for collegiate purposes in the United States, restored to its early colonial appearance. $5.00 c(c)vhgssa
WRIGHT. "1950 WAS CONTEST / WASHINGTON / W7MSI" real photo QSL card mailed Seattle Washington in 1950 by operator Elmer R. Wright (shown using his equipment), faint small corner crease, minor wear at 2 corners. $5.00 wqg
WRIGHT. "Dear Mamma - This picture was taken on the road to Colo. Springs. We had just finished our lunch. ..." showing four people posted alongside their 1907 or 1908 (previous owner penciled 1907 on front, we think 1908) Buick, real photo postcard with message from Carrie to her mother Mrs. J. C. Wright in Spencer Iowa, mailed in 1911 (stamp damaged). Lightly toned back, minor corner rounding, both upper corners creased, traces of cancel ink in the front sky, album toning at the front corners. Possibly unique. Because there is no printed caption, part of the interesting message is used here instead. $20.00 iacg
WRIGHT. "Park Street, Frankfort, Mich. / Copyright 1909 by Frank P. Wright" color postcard published by Century Photo View, unused, corner & edge wear. $4.75 mg
WUEST. "Interior View / the Gem / Robt. J. Wuest, Prop. / Huntington, W. Va." showing the interior of a bar when unoccupied, sepia-tone postcard with the proprietor's handwritten September 1911 order for 3 bottles of oil soap to his friend Julius Pheifer in Cincinnati. The need for such a product is obvious from the image! Heavy staple near one upper corner, minor corner & edge wear, a little cancel ink on front. $12.00 w(h)g(w)i(r)%
WULSCHNER & STEWART. "New Home / of / Wulschner-Stewart Music Co. / Indiana's largest music house, / 229-231 N. Pennsylvania St., " crisp colors, sent 1909 with removal notice printed on back (moving to building shown on front), corner crease, corner & edge wear, toned back. $6.50 img*
POST CARDS & GENEALOGICAL POSTCARDS
--Y TO Z FAMILY NAMES
Other family names: A-F page G-J page K-O page P-S page
and T here & U-X here.
YATE. "Oak Room in the Bell Hotel, GLOUCESTER. / Date 1650, formerly the Town Mansion
of the Yate family of / Arlingham." Words ending the printed caption blocked
off--presumably to remove an error. Sepia-tone on browning paper, published by H. E
Jones, unused, small spot in message area. The Yate family lived in the area for some 450
years. $4.50 eg
YEARSLEY. "6 / CADY AVE. / NICHOLS, N.Y" sepia-tone Cyko real photo with good focus & composition, unused, name of Hattie Yearsley written on back that is toned lightly by album contact. $15.00 n(n)g
YOUNG. "53 CAPT. YOUNG'S RESIDENCE ON MILLION DOLLAR PIER, ATLANTIC CITY, N. J." including a gate & lampposts & marble sculpture outside, unused white-border era post card, light toning in the left front border, minor wear shows at one back corner, otherwise fairly fresh. Captain John L. Young built the world's first & second ocean amusement piers, and resided on the latter as shown here. $4.00 ng
YOUNG. "Bookmark / The Soward Music Co. / 40 North Main Street / Dayton, Ohio / 202 (over)" back with additional advertising presented by Daniel W. Young. $12.00 bmo(d)gg NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
YOUNG. "K1ZZY" Harwich Massachusetts QSL card depicting sender Mort Young & his equipment on the back, nice. $4.50 (mg)+
YOUNG. "LAFAYETTE YOUNG / DES MOINES, IOWA / Republican Candidate for / United States Senator / Subject to the Primaries June, 1912..." political ad card whose back is covered with an endorsement letter from Elihu Root. Founder & publisher of the Atlantic Telegraph; war correspondent during the Spanish-American War; edited the Des Moines Capital until his demise, This campaign was not successful. Nice & seldom seen! $8.50 inpg
ZAMMIT. "Malta - Marsamxett Harbour" as seen from above, including many small sailing ships; unused chrome post card from Alfred Galea Zammit & Co., printed in Italy, fresh appearance. $2.00 mg
ZEHNDER. "ZEHNDER'S / Frankenmuth Chicken Dinners / FRANKENMUTH, MICH." showing its frontage, unused chrome post card, 2 small corner creases, a little writing on back. $1.00 mg
ZEHR. "'ZEHR'S' / Western new York's largest and most up to date / all season market... / ... / 25 miles north of Buffalo and 7 miles south of / Lake Ontario..." corner view including a few customers, chrome postcard mailed 1975, two tiny corner bends. On Route 78, operated by Carl & Yvonne Zehr. $1.50 ng
ZEIN. "S01MZ" bilingual shortwave (21 Mhz) QSL card with 2 views used in 1989. Advertising logos on back for electronics used--Sony, Kenwood, Arbeko, etc. Color view shows a tea ceremony for a visitor within a nomadic tent. Black & white view on back shows the operator Mahafud Zein. Most unusual. $15.00 sgei%
ZERBERINI. "Greenwich Roofing & Sheet Metal Corp. / QUALITY ROOFING - SHEET METAL CONTRACTORS / ... / CHARLES ZERBERINI" 4 different unused advertising blotters with 1963 calendars & signed Earl Moran art, each giving a residential address in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn & a commercial address in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan. All have trivial edge wear. Captions, left-to-right & top-to-bottom: 'Some Chicken'; 'No, I didn't call the plumber!" with a totally nude woman as seen through a transparent shower curtain; "The doctor said I needed glasses"; and "Where'd all those drips come from?', with a touch of ink on the upper front edge. All are rare: we found nothing like them -- for sale, or former sales, or even exhibited -- when we searched the Internet. But most remarkable of all is the nude at the upper right; it is not even mentioned in two authoritative arcade-card-listing websites that we consulted. $125.00 gets all four.
ZIMMER. "International Pan American Airport, Miami, Florida" linen soldier mail by Pfc Fred Zimmer (stationed at Drew Field nearby) in October 1945. Undoubtedly the same Fred Zimmer whose art appeared later in national travel magazines, because of the addressing to a relative in Columbus Ohio & the message mentioning paintings. $4.00 a(a)gf+
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