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INDIA POSTCARDS & INDIAN POST CARDS

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INDIA POST CARDS & INDIAN POST CARDS
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"11. CALCUTTA -- Band Stand - Eden Garden" black & white post card on yellowish paper from Art Union, used FEB 6 1961 at Tolley North Dakota (2 different cancels), weak corner due to small crease. $2.00 i-n

  /Barbers_11TheB-200_small.JPG  "11. The Barber" showing a street barber in India, black & white postcard from Art Union in Calcutta, paper yellowing with age, 2 tiny tears close well, very late usage at Swanton Nebraska, corner & edge wear includes a small crease. $5.00 bi

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"12. CALCUTTA -- Howrah Bridge" when it was a floating pontoon bridge over the Hooghly River (pre-1937), sepia-tone post card with very late usage at Vanlue Ohio, minor corner wear. $2.50 ib

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"12. The Postman" with his mailbag, sepia-tone post card in vertical format, very late usage at Mantoloking New Jersey, minor corner rounding, back toned.
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 ipp

"13. CALCUTTA -- Howrah Station" with may bullock carts nearby, sepia-tone postcard on yellowish paper from Art Union, very late usage at Newbury Vermont, partial cancel on front, minor corner wear. $1.75 i

"13. The Tailor" showing an Indian tailor at work, sepia-tone post card with very late usage at Des Moines New Mexico, short internal crease near the upper right front corner, minor corner rounding & edge wear, light but extensive toning on back is from the printing process itself. $3.75 ip NEW / NEU / NOVA

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"14 CALCUTTA -- Esplanade Corner" with many people outside of T. E. Thompson at 820, sepia-tone post card with very late usage at Haskins Ohio, light toning both sides. $4.00 i

"15. The Vegetable Cutting Bengali Lady" from the Art Union in Calcutta, very late usage at Bloomfield New Mexico, minor corner rounding, lightly toned both sides. This important & basic effort is seldom depicted & strangely absent from most cullinary cards. This postcard itself is rare. $7.00 ci NEW / NEU / NOVA

"18003  Kaiser Bagh, Lucknow." showing its exterior with 2 horse-drawn carriages nearby, black & white post card with red-brown caption from H. A. Mirza & Sonso, printed in Germany circa 1910 - 1912, back lightly toned. $3.50 ih


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"18. CALCUTTA -- The Black Hole" with fencing in the foreground, sepia-tone post card with very late usage at Etna Ohio, small ink smear in address area. A small dungeon where British prisoners were held in 1756--a matter of some historical debate. $2.50 iph

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"1. The Dhobi" a washerman with a load of dirty laundry (indelibly marked as to household) that he has collected going from house-to-house ; sepia-tone postcard with very late usage at Crab Orchard Nebraska, noticeable corner & edge wear. $15.00 ip

"2. CALCUTTA -- Pagoda - Eden Garden" unused sepia-tone post card from Art Union, couple tiny spots of toning on front, good edges. $1.50 i

India_38TheBandar-100.jpg (255270 bytes)"38   The Bandar Wallah (Performing Monkeys and Goat)" sepia-tone on slightly browning paper, trivial wear at one corner. Bandar is the less common name for the port Machilipatnam. The postcard is full-size; the image is simply centered a bit low. Performing goats are rare. $100.00 (ia)

"4. CALCUTTA - Clive Street" with one horse-drawn vehicle & a pedestrian; sepia-tone post card with very late usage at Sharon Center Ohio, toned back, minor corner wear. $1.50 i







"4. The Gipsy beggar" woman with stringed instrument & child, postcard from Art Union in Calcutta, very late usage at Logan New Mexico, a lot of wear & thinning reduces the bottom. Truly rare, but unfortunate condition so only $2.00 as is. gpi
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"602 / Bhisti" showing a water-carrier, color postcard with undivided back & yellowing paper, minor wear to one corner, otherwise good edges. 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 ip

"6. CALCUTTA -- High Court" showing an exterior corner, unused sepia-tone post card from Art Union, toned back, tiny corner bend. $1.50 ic

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"7164.  Native Refreshment Stalls near the Jetties, Calcutta." black & white postcard with brown-red caption, minor wear to one corner, very light toning on the back. $9.00 i

"7. CALCUTTA -- Great Eastern Hotel" with a bit of the Ranken & Co. building at the left, sepia-tone post card with very late usage at Bowersville Ohio, one corner creased twice. $1.75 i


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  India_7TheMonkey-200_small.JPG  "7. The monkey Dancer" with a street showman feeding a bear, monkey perched atop its back; unused sepia-tone post card printed in Calcutta, light back toning is from the printing process. $100.00 bia

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"9. The Dhangar" showing a man with wheelbarrow, sepia-tone postcard in vertical format, very late usage at Smithfield Nebraska, minor corner wear. The Dhangar or Dhangad is a caste located mostly in Maharashtra; many of them are primarily herdsmen. $10.00
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India_ABandarWallah-200_small.JPG"A BANDAR WALLAH (PERFORMING MONKEYS AND GOAT)" sepia-tone postcard on slightly browning paper, trivial wear at one corner, tiny speck of toning in left front margin. Bandar is the less common name for the port Machilipatnam. Performing goats are rare. $125.00 ia

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"A Bombay Scorcher" unused postcard,, numbered 188 on its divided back, light album impressions at the corners of both sides. The 'scorcher' part of the circa-1910 caption may be veiled disapproval about the extent to which her legs are exposed. In any event, available here at a lesser price than you often see offers of the more common colorized version (which followed later). $5.00 bi

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"A Leopard attacking a Hawk / ... A three dimensional embroidery / in Silk threads ... / on display a Kohinoor JEWELLERS / ... Agra-282 001 (INDIA)" unused advertising postcard, small paper inclusion can be seen on back, otherwise near mint. $2.25 eabij

"ALIGARH / 66 / 1915  '16" with caption taken from the side of the licensed camel-drawn wagon in Uttar Pradesh, real photo postcard with very late usage in Lenitar New Mexico, bottom corner crease not into the image, slight curl to the paper. Lack of captioning, photographer attribution, or publisher information means it is more than likely one-of-a-kind. $10.00 iau NEW / NEU / NOVA

"A Native Street in Bombay" circa 1908 color post card, unused $3.00

"Antelope by Manohar / Mughal School, 16th century" unused chrome postcard from Lalit Kala Akademi in New Delhi, fresh appearance. $1.25 ia

"A Road Side Barber" Dalhousie series, post card mailed 1924 to Ohio $17.00 -

  India_Calcuttar_ARoadsieBarber.jpg (171974 bytes)  "A Roadside Barber, Calcutta" action in India, also including a folded umbrella prominently, black & white postcard, unused. $5.00 biu


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  India_ASampWallah-200_small.JPG  "A SAMP WALLAH (SNAKE CHARMERS)" in a group of 3, unused sepia-tone post card. $10.00 ip

"A Tamasha Wallah  40" (a goat, monkey & small bear act!?!), circa 1908, unused postcard. $100.00

"Bathing -- Sun Worshiping -- Ganges, Benares" post card. $4.00

  India_Bombay_Bazar_small.jpg (2213 bytes)  "Bazar, Bombay" real photo postcard mailed 1960 but a much earlier card $5.50

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  India_BeggarInDholle-100.jpg (317306 bytes)  "Beggar in Dholle" postcard showing him in a sedan chair carried by 2 servants! $20.00 (ip)

  Trevor06_small.jpg Indian postcard available from Judnick.com  "Benares" uncaptioned flossy real photo post card from Goras Studio, mailed 1960 from Elmdale Kansas (2 different cancels), paper adherence in lower left front corner may come off with patience, surface cracking into the image from the bottom edge. Benares is also known as Varanasi or Banaras. $1.50 i

"Buffalo Cart" black-and-white postcard with white border, unused $2.50

"CALCUTTA. CHOWRINGHEE GATE FORT WILLIAM.  C47." color post card from D. Macropolo & Co, printed in Germany on brownish paper, unused, small corner crease, mild corner wear. $2.00 (i)!

"Chandra Mahal (Palace)" unused real photo postcard. $2.50

"Chatter Manzil Palace, Lucknow" color post card, corners creased, toned back $1.00

"Chilpore Road, Calcutta" unused postcard. $3.50

"Community house of city sweepers, Bundi, India" well-done home-made (and, hence, unique) post card mailed 1964 $2.00


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"Cotton Cleaner" undivided back (pre-1908) interesting & unused postcard, unusual subject matter, original price handstamped on back in violet. From The Phototype Company in Bombay. $10.00 (ip)
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"Crawford Market, Bombay. (Copyright.)" black & white post card with purple caption, printed in Saxony, very late usage at Sanborn North Dakota, internal crease in center, corner crease. $2.25 i!

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"Darjeeling. Lama Beggar" writing on back,  postcard with white border $30.00 ip

"Darjeeling. Temple on Observatory Hill" black-and-white post card, white border, unused $2.50

"DARJEELING. THE SHRUBBERY." black & white postcard from D. Macroppoto & Co., numbered 2018 on back, unused, small corner crease, minor corner & edge wear. $2.00 i

"Dhoolie Bearers, Benares" undivided back (pre-1908) post card, unused $5.00

"Dinghies on River Hooghli, Calcutta" unused postcard. $3.00

"Doing the Laundry, Esan-Nadi River India" real photo post card, annotated 1963 on back. $3.50

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"Elephant Fight, Jaipur" unused black & white postcard with undivided back, good edges. $9.00 ie
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"Everyone's wearing blue and a serious expres- / sion as Secretary of State Cyrus Vance (left) / confers with President Carter and Chairman of / the National Security Council Zbigniew Brzezinski at a meeting in India. - January, 1978" unused post card, fresh appearance. $2.50 pi

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"Fakirs" showing a ash-covered group seated under & near an umbrella, sepia-tone postcard from an undisclosed publisher, trivial corner wear, informative comment penciled on back. $7.00 i


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"Female Water Fetcher" black-and-white, unused, undivided back (pre-1908) post card. $12.00

"Fire Worshipers, Benares" postcard with damaged back from removal from album, stain in one corner on front $3.50

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"Flora Fountain (S. W.), Bombay. (Copyright)" including a streetcar, black & white post card with purple caption, printed in Saxony, very late usage at Grandin North Dakota, 2 thin scratches (one is long), small bottom corner crease. $1.50 i
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"Fort at Agra, India" including 2 horse-drawn conveyances; real photo postcard with obviously correct caption neatly written in pencil on the back, good focus & contrast, spotty toning in lower left back corner, good edges. $2.75 ih NEW / NEU / NOVA




"Fountain at Eden Gardens, Calcutta" unused black & white postcard with brown caption, numbered 25151 on back. $2.50 ig

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"Ganpatl Immersion at Chowpatl, Bombay" unused post card, circa 1908-1910. The immersion of Ganesh idols takes place at this beach on the 10th day of Ganesh Festival. $5.50 i%

"GENERAL POST OFFICE, CALCUTTA." unused sepia-tone real photo postcard printed in Britain, heavily toned back, faint corner crease. $2.75 ip

  India_GeneralPostOffice-200_small.jpg  "GENERAL POST OFFICE, LAHORE / No. 16  Shunker, Dass & Co., Lahore" showing its exterior & a man carrying a ladder in the foreground, unused black & white post card, circa 1908 - 1910, good edges. At the time Lahore was in India, but it is now in Pakistan. $6.50 ipp%

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  India_GirlDancingLike-120.JPG (383861 bytes)  "Girl dancing like Peacock" pre-1908 postcard with striking image, probably Indian, good edges. Sold but 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 di

"GOVERNMENT COLLEGE, LAHORE. / No. 19.  Shunker, Dass & Co., Lahore" showing its exterior in vertical format, unused black & white postcard with brown caption, divided back, trivial wear at two corners, paper browning lightly & evenly with age. At the time Lahore was in India, but it is now in Pakistan. $8.00 ip%

  India_GreatEastern-100.jpg (277210 bytes)  "Great Eastern Hotel, Calcutta" (also shows Newman's Stationers / Booksellers / Printers prominently) unused post card, 2 small spots on back, good edges. $3.25 ig

"Guardian of the palace / in Bundi, India." including his large sword prominently, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1965 at Ottawa Ohio. $2.00 ip


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"GULABI GARDEN, LAHORE. / No. 6.  Shunker, Dass & Co., Lahore" including a building there, unused black & white post card with brown caption, divided back, trivial wear at one corner, paper browning lightly & evenly with age. At the time Lahore was in India, but it is now in Pakistan. $8.00 ip%

"HAZURI GARDEN, LAHORE / No. 17.  Shunker, Dass & Co., Lahore" including a building there, unused black & white postcard with brown caption, divided back, trivial wear at one corner, paper browning lightly & evenly with age. At the time Lahore was in India but it is now in Pakistan. $8.00 ip%

"Hindu Temple, Bombay" post card with two stamps on front (1931?) to the United States, shows people in front of temple, long crease that is fairly inconspicuous as these go $1.25 (i)%

"Hooghly River, Calcutta" postcard with white border, showing several boats, toned edge on back $2.00

"HOTEL MOUNT EVEREST / DARJEELING" showing the exterior, unused black-and-white post card with undivided back, light toning both sides, low printing quality, trivial corner wear. $5.00 i

HUNS AIR PRIVATE, LIMITED. Continental black & white photograph of its Vickers Viscount V779 (VT-DOE) ready to board, good focus & composition but image is dark with low contrast. Formerly with Indian Airlines, it was withdrawn from use in 1980. Rare. $5.00 ai

"India" showing a turbaned man sitting atop a camel near a white building, well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1964 at Franklin Ohio. $1.50 ia


INDIAN ART IN SOVIET MUSEUMS

Russia_IndianBookletExample-200_small.jpg Indian art booklet available from Judnick.com     Russia_IndianBookletContents-200_small.jpg Indian art booklet contents

Booklet of 12 different continental postcards, quality undated printing, plus another insert the same size with information, all in Russian. Outer cover is worn & toned, but it protected the contents from all but trivial wear. An example is shown at the left, and the full contents listed in Russian will appear (legible size) if you click the image hyperlinked to its right. $12.00 ri


"INDIAN MUSEUM / CALCUTTA / Painted handkerchief (square spred) / Masullipatam / 19th century A.D." unused chrome post card, fresh appearance & good edges. $1.00 im

"INDIAN MUSEUM / CALCUTTA / Rumal embroidered in chain stitch / Kathiawar / 19th century A.D." unused chrome postcard, fresh appearance & good edges. $1.00 im

  India_ISadhuHarded-200_small.JPG  "'INDIAN SADHU' / HARDED SINGH / PHOTOGRAPHER / CHANDPOLE / JAIPUR" showing a beggar standing in the shade of a nearby building, bowl extended; unused real photo postcard with glossy finish, back is lightly toned & has penciled comment on the scene, slight curl to the paper. $10.00 ipp*%

Olympics_IndienSchlugDeutschland-200_small.jpg Indian photos available from Judnick.com"Indien schlug Deutschland 8:1. Diesem Verhältnis entspechend waren die dreimaligen Olympiasiegere im Spiel überlegen. Das Bild zeigt eine heikle Situation vor dem deutschen Tor" showing the favorite India field hockey team before the German goal at the 1936 Olympics; Sammelwerk Nr. 14 /  OLYMPIA 1936 -- Band II / Bild Nr. 153 Gruppe 61, real photo Olympic souvenir card (no postcard back, slightly smaller than a regular postcard) with much pertinent information on back. $5.00 os(m)i


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"India Series No. 11 / 'Orphanage Well, Bulsar, India'" monochromatic blue on postcard with undivided back from Union Printing, unused, fairly fresh, couple small spots on back from printing. $6.50 is+

"INDIA--The Taj Mahal at Agra / PAN AM®" showing its exterior, unused chrome advertising post card with logo of the airline on its back, fresh with good edges. (2 available) $2.00 each. ia

"Indigo Factory Sultangunj" showing many workers, postcard with white border, small stain on back. $8.00

"Indischer Schlangenbeschworer" (Indian snake charmer) unused post card, corner rounding, light toning on back $15.00

India_InoculationAgainstPlague_Medicine.jpg (22806 bytes)"Inoculation against Plague, Bombay" shows Central Office of District No. 5 & native getting his shot, color on paper browning with age, unused postcard with toned back edges, minor wear to bottom corners. $35.00 im*+

"Interior of / Tea Factory." showing child labor, real photo post card mailed 1938 in Mount Ro??? (a Madras post office?) India to Ohio (2-anna rate), minor corner wear. $15.00 si*

"Interior View of Taj Gate, Agra" black & white post card on yellowish paper, printed in Saxony circa 1912, very late usage at Busy Kentucky, good edges. Looks more like an exterior view to us. $3.00 i

"JAHANGIR'S TOMB, SHADARA, LAHORE. / Shunker, Dass & Co., Lahore" showing its exterior with tower, unused black & white postcard with brown caption, divided back, minor corner wear, paper browning lightly & evenly with age. At the time, Lahore was in India, but it is now in Pakistan. (2 available) $7.50 each. icp*

"Jaipur" with an ornate wagon pulled by two elephants, probably for a maharaja; caption taken from handwritten annotation on back, real photo post card with crisp detail-revealing focus, mailed at Royalty Texas, trivial corner wear. Possibly one-of-a-kind; the lack of caption, and lack of attribution to a photographer or publishers is telling. $10.00 iua NEW / NEU / NOVA

India_JaipurSoldiers-200_small.JPG"Jaipur Soldiers (Nagas)" showing a large armed group facing the viewer, some bearing shields; color postcard with brown caption & undivided back, from the days when a half-penny stamp could mail a postcard, lightly toned back. $11.00 im*

"JUMISBA, Kodaikanal, India--Where children of missionaries live" showing its exterior, black & white post card mailed in Columbus Ohio circa 1954 to promote a Junior Mission Band Rally at Mees Hall, small spot of ink in left front border. Recipient requested to bring gift for Indian Child. $5.00 io(c)*

"KAMPTEE FALLS, MUSSOORIE." with 2 men in the foreground for scale, black & white photo by Julian Rust within a framed border, writing on the post card back, minor wear at 2 corners. $3.75 iw

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"Kidderpore Dock, Calcutta" including ships, circa 1912 postcard printed in Germany, very late usage at Orient Ohio. minor corner & edge wear. $4.75 i


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"Kinari Bazar, Agra" as seen from a high vantage point, black & white post card with brown caption, published by Mirza & Sons, yellowish paper, numbered 17652 on back. $3.00 i ILLUSTRATION ADDED RECENTLY

  India_KLall-200_small.JPG  "K. LALL & Co., AGRA, INDIA" showing a long-haired man with beads seated with an elaborate horn, unused real photo postcard with caption here taken from the only publisher information on the back, trivial corner wear. $9.50 i

  images/India_Kurseong-200_small.jpg  "Kurseong." unused color postcard with ornate green border, published by Gianaclis in Calcutta, printed in German circa 1912. Once part of Sikkim, Kurseong is now in West Bengal. $5.00 is

India_LahoreAPersian-200_small.jpg"Lahore.  A Persian Wheel" unused black & white postcard with brown caption, undivided back, minor corner & edge wear, paper browning lightly & evenly with age. A Persian wheel is a device for extracting power from the passage of water; in this case, the water passes beneath the device. Many water mills work on this principle. Lahore was in India at the time, but is now in Pakistan. $10.00 ipw%

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  India_Goat_Cart_small.jpg (2046 bytes)  "Maharaja's Goat Carriage" Singh real photo, annotated "The Maharaja children have very fine blk goats to use for horses" on back. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 (iua)

MAHARASHTRA AIRLINES (India). Unused continental post card showing its Douglas DC-3 (VT-AUR) at Bombay in January 1978, published in Switzerland, near mint. $7.50 ai

"Manikarnika Ghat" postcard with note on back explaining this is a flood at Benares in 1948 (40 feet higher than usual). $4.00 (id)

"Manipur, India. A girl dancer portrays Lord Krishna the Hindu shepherd god" well-done homemade (and, hence, unique) post card. $1.50

"Market Day Darjeeling" white-border era postcard, country annotated in margin. $4.00

  India_Jaipur_Spinning_small.jpg (2061 bytes)  "MHADEO SINGH  HARDED SINGH / PHOTOGRAPHERS // Spinning Wheel" Singh real photo post card, unused. $9.50 it


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  India_MilkWoman-200_small.JPG  "Milk Woman" color post card with undivided back, minor wear at one corner, couple small spots of toning on back. $12.50 ip

  India_MissionBungalow.JPG (105572 bytes)  "Mission Bungalow, Mahoba, India" postcard mailed 1907 in the US. $7.00 i

"Monkey Temple, Benares" unused post card. $2.50

Numismatics_BritischIndisches-200_small.jpg India post card available from Judnick.com"Münzenkarte und Nationalflagge. / ... / Britisch indisches / Kaiserreich und Ceylon" unused Postkarte on pebbled stock with deeply embossed images of 12 different coins circulating in British India (including Burma) & Ceylon circa 1904 (some as old as the 1/2-rupee of 1835) & the British flag; minor album toning especially near 2 front corners, excellent condition overall. Interesting center table gives 7 different exchange rates for the rupees, annas & mohur, meant to help merchants with travelers. $35.00 nbcif

"... m.v. STATE OF MADHYA PRADESH" showing the cargo ship underway, from a high vantage point; card slightly larger that regular size, thin stock, caption begins in Hindi. The Indian ship was built in 1961 and owned by the Kerala Government at the time of her breaking up in 1990. Rare. $7.50 i& NEW / NEU / NOVA

"Mysore, India. Snowy mount with gilt hoofs carries the Maharaja" well-done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1962 $1.50 i*

  India_MysoreKolatum-200_small.jpg Indian postcard available from Judnick.com  "Mysore Kolatum Dancers" showing 2 posed for a black & white post card printed in Saxony, numbered 74 on back, unused, very light toning both sides, good edges. This group dance of Andhra Pradesh offers prayers to Lord Shiva & Sri Krishna. $5.00 idr*

"Native Refreshment Stalls near the Jetties, Calcutta" postcard with undivided back, unused. $10.00

NEPC AIRLINES. Unused continental color post card showing its Fokker F-27-500 (PH-RFG leased) on the ground, hint of wear on top edge, otherwise exceptionally attractive. $5.00 ai


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  India_No114-100.jpg (329219 bytes)  "No. 114  Darjeeling Market" sepia-tone real photo postcard showing much interesting activity, unused, slight curl to paper, good edges, tiny spot on back. $5.50 i

"No. 15 / Howrah Bridge, Calcutta" including several small boats nearby, unused black & white postcard, printed in England, back paper evenly browned with age. $3.00 ib

"No. 17 / Hooghly River, Calcutta" including several larger boats, unused black & white post card, printed in England, paper browned lightly & evenly with age, small corner crease nowhere near image, mild rounding of the corners. $2.50 is(r)

  India_ViewOfChowringhee-200_small.JPG from Judnick.com  "No. 29 / View of Chowringhee, Calcutta." black & white postcard, image within a lightly embossed frame, printed in England, paper starting to show its age. $2.25 i

  India_No4SomeOf.jpg (148881 bytes)  "No. 4. Some of the American Missionaries in India of the Church of the Brethren" postcard with writing on back dating it to 1911, heavily toned back, corner & edge wear $8.50 (ir)

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  India_No5MissionaryCookHouse.jpg (144730 bytes)  "No. 5 Missionary Cook House at Bulsar, India" post card with writing on back dating it to 1911, heavily toned back, corner & edge wear $8.50 ic

  India_No68Kutab-200_small.JPG  "No. 68. KUTAB MINAR, DELHI (INDIA)" post card mailed 15 OCT 1930 from Calcutta, 2 stamps on front paid postage to Illinois, attractive but corner creased, minor corner wear & rounding. $3.00 i-i

"No. 7. Street Scene, Bombay" no postcard back, scrapes both sides but not on image $2.00

"No. 8, Hindoo Holiday (Cocoanut)" no post card back, toning on back $2.00

AviationPropeller_Orient_N90836-120.jpg (273074 bytes)ORIENT AIRWAYS, LIMITED (Pakistan). Unused black-and-white continental depicting its Convair CV-240-7 in flight over mountainous terrain, near mint. On 14 March 1953 this aircraft crashed at Kalasahar India; all 16 aboard perished. Post card 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 aipd#%


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ShipOwner_PeninsularAndOriental_KaiserIHind.jpg (144737 bytes) India postcard scan available from Judnick.com"P. & O. R.M.S. Kaisar-i-Hind, 11,500 Tons Gross. / India Mail and Passenger Service." with signed art, unused, toned front side edges. Registered in 1914, she serviced London and Bombay primarily. Later requisitioned for transport in World War I, she carried British, French & Indian troops. Post card sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 s(p)s(o)wi

"Peacock Boat Mankarinka Ghat, Benares" unused black-and-white postcard. $2.50

"Potter and His Wheel" unused post card. $4.50

"President Ronald Reagan meets with India's Prime Minis- / ter Indira Gandhi after a glittering state banquet...July 29, 1982" unused postcard with fresh appearance. $2.50 pi

India_ReayMarket-200_small.jpg India postcard available from Judnick.com"Reay Market, Poona" including many people on a sunny day, black & white post card printed in Saxony, tiny bend to one bottom corner. This was the fruit and vegetable market now called Phule Mandai. 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 i(r)

"River & Temples at Wai, near Mahableshwar" postcard. $2.50 (i(r))%

  India_RoyalBombayYacht-200_small.JPG  "Royal Bombay Yacht Club" color post card, unused, circa 1908, minor corner wear & rounding. $4.75 is(p)

SAFARI AIRWAYS (PVT.), LTD. Continental black-and-white photo showing its Douglas DC-3 (VT-CYG) on the ground, good composition & focus, contrast is low. $3.75 ai

  PeopleWorking_SawingTimber-200_small.JPG  "Sawing Timber" showing 4 men at work, writing on back, c.1910 postcard, tiny pinhole closes well at top center, trivial corner wear. $12.50 pi

"Sitting-Parakeets. / ... A three dimensional embroidery / in Silk threads ... / on display a Kohinoor JEWELLERS / ... Agra-282 001 (INDIA)" unused advertising postcard, near mint. $2.00 ebij

"Summan Burj Interior View Fort Agra" black & white post card from Lai Chand & Sons, printed in Saxony, very late usage at Simpsonville Kentucky, small corner bend. $1.50 i


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TATA IRON & STEEL COMPANY LIMITED. 5"x7" black & white photo of its Porter 7610 steam locomotive 76 & tender (circa 1944), good composition & focus & contrast. $5.00 ri

"The Arab stallions. This breed specially belong / to Morocco. / ... A three dimensional embroidery / in Silk threads ... / on display a Kohinoor JEWELLERS / ... Agra-282 001 (INDIA)" unused advertising postcard, near mint. $2.00 ehij

  India_TheBlindBeggar.jpg (137199 bytes)  "The Blind Beggar" sepia-tone postcard, a few small toning spots on back, unused. Note the assistant. $15.00 ip%

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"The Burning Ghat, Benares. / 25" color post card, unused, small spot on upper back edge, corner wear visible mostly from back. $3.25 i

"The Burning Ghat Calcutta" unused sepia-tone postcard. $3.00

"The Gateway of India and Taj Mahal Hotel, Bombay" real photo post card mailed there (clear Churchgate Street cancel), small tear in border that closes well. $1.50 i

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"The Magh Mela, Allahabad" unused postcard, undivided back (pre-1908), lightly toned back. This festival occurs yearly. $6.00 i

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"the Maharaja / 25 years old has / 2 wives one 25 / one 14, has 2 / children, one for / each wife" real photo post card with caption taken from writing on back, trivial corner wear, lightly toned back, couple of tiny spots on front probably from the photographic process. Possibly unique. $18.50 i

"THE MASSACRE GHAT, CAWNPORE." unattributed art on an unused Tuck Oilette postcard 7234, initials neatly written in stamp box, light album impressions at the corners, one bottom corner shows a little wear. British troops & European families were killed there (Kanpur) during the Sepoy mutiny of 1857. $4.25 ith


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"The Monkey Dancer" (Calcutta) postcard mailed 1959 but a much earlier card. $20.00 (ia)







"THE NEPALI TEMPLE (B.8)" in Benares, real photo postcard with slight oxidation & minor corner wear, small scrape at the top front center, very late usage at Sutherland Springs Texas. Surprisingly hard to find. $5.00 i
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"The Postman" mailed 1960 but much earlier card, toned. Post card sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 (ip)^

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"The Snake Charmer and His Tricks" postcard published in Madras by Klein & Peyerl. $8.00 i*

"Tombs of Shah Alum's Queens. Ahmedabad" (500 years old) color post card, circa 1908. $4.00 (i)%

"Two African Lions running after bucks. / ... A three dimensional embroidery / in Silk threads ... / on display a Kohinoor JEWELLERS / ... Agra-282 001 (INDIA)" unused advertising postcard, near mint. $2.00 eaij

"Udaipur" real photo postcard, many people circle an image, crown watches, mailed 1959 but an earlier card. Possibly unique. $5.00 %

India_Udaipur_Horses-200_small.JPG from Judnick.com"Udaipur" showing 2 horses lavishly equipped & attended by 5 standing men; real photo postcard with sharp focus for details & glossy finish, caption taken from message on back, very late mailing at Creamery Pennsylvania. Possibly unique. $5.00 ih*

UP AIR (India). Unused continental postcard in color showing its Fokker F-27-500F (VT-UPC) on a runway, from an airline photo, tiny upper corner bend, otherwise fresh. Formerly flew for Jersey European & Air UK. The owner was the state airline of Uttar Pradesh. $4.75 a(p)i NEW / NEU / NOVA

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"Varadarajaswami Temple and Tank, Conjeevaram" black & white post card mailed 1930 to the US at printed matter rate, much corner wear & a long horizontal crease that is hard to see from the front. $1.50 i*%


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"Vegetable Bazar" sepia-tone real photo post card with good composition and focus, mailed 1919 from Nadiad to Ohio. The gift acknowledged on the back is probably to the Methodist Hospital established there in 1908, because the addressee is in the Epworth League. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 (ip)^

"Victoria Terminus, Bombay" a corner view with pedestrians nearby, postcard in color, printed in Bavaria, mailed 1 MY 1913 at Ulsoor to North Dakota, TCV (1/2-an King stamp on front), album marks at front corners, glue toning in front message area only, faint internal creases near one shot edge bespeak unnecessarily rough removal from an album. $3.50 i-i%

"VU2NTA" shortwave (28 MHZ) Girinagar Bangalore QSL card used 1989 by operator V. Nataraj, fairly fresh with good edges. (2 available) $1.50 i. Same, but more interesting because an explanation of the Golden Key Award issued the the Old Timers' Guild there is affixed to the back. $2.00 i

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"Way Side Cooking, India" real photo post card, used 1960 but a much earlier card. $6.00

  India_WazirKhanMosque-200_small.JPG early Lahore post card available from Judnick.com  "WAZIR KHAN MOSQUE, LAHORE. / No. 5.  Shunker, Dass & Co., Lahore." including a market beside it, circa 1910 when still in India; black & white postcard with brown caption, trivial corner wear, otherwise surprisingly fresh. $8.00 ip

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"Winnowing & Grinding Grain / India 1963" including a chicken with her chicks, real photo postcard with caption from writing on the back, small spots of toning & a red check mark in the back address area. Possibly unique. $5.00 ifb

"WRITERS BUILDINGS, CALCUTTA." unused sepia-tone real photo postcard, printed in Britain, faint small corner crease. $1.50 i

"Zenana Bungalow, Bilaspur, India" postcard mailed 1907 in the US. $6.50


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