Tag Archives: 1907

I’m Back!

Since July 27, I have spent 24 days away between Las Vegas, Florida, and Chicago. I just got back from Chicago on Monday night. And now summer is over! Accept my apologies by looking at a comparison of this postcard … Continue reading

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Cool Stamp: John Smith

  This John Smith stamp was part of a Jamestown commemorative stamp series issued in 1907. On the stamp is “Founding of Jamestown, 1607,” along with John Smith’s birth year and death year, 1580 and 1631. It is on the … Continue reading

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Happy Friday!

Happy Friday! The best workday of the week! Here’s a Charles Twelvetrees day of the week card, mailed May 27, 1907.

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Cute Message: Lover’s Lane

I found this postcard of Lover’s Lane in Newport, Rhode Island to add to my miscellaneous collection in a 25 cent box. The message written on the front reads: “The land is here, but not the Girl, Else I’d be … Continue reading

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Unpacking a Victrola

I got this real photo postcard of Chicago this weekend at my postcard club meeting. It shows Cornell Avenue going south from 51st Boulevard. In the distance there are two women walking on the sidewalk and an old auto. It … Continue reading

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1907 Correspondence Club for Postcards

This postcard of the Esplanade at East Side Park in Paterson, NJ was mailed in 1907. The sender started a message on the front of the card about a correspondence club for postcards. “Card rec’d. Thanks! I prefer colored views. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I hope everyone had a great time partying last night. Happy New Year! Postmarked in 1909, published by Ullman. Clapsaddle Dutch girl, postmarked 1907. A Happy New Year, postmarked 1909. Given to me by my uncle.

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Teddy Roosevelt Postcard

I picked up this postcard two weekends ago from a dealer at an antique store that was clearing out everything he had. It shows Teddy Roosevelt on a visit to Chief Eng. Stephens (Isthmus of Panama). Stephens was the chief … Continue reading

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Postcard Birthday!

Today this postcard is 104 years old. It was postmarked on August 25th, 1907. It features a black and white beach scene in Atlantic City. If anyone is in Atlantic City now they have to evacuate because of hurricane Irene!!

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National Santa Claus by Charles Twelvetrees

In the spirit of the Christmas season, I will talk about series number 94, published by the Ullman Manufacturing Co. The Santas are the work of my favorite postcard artist, Charles Twelvetrees. There are six in this series- United States, … Continue reading

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