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Lot #438
DepartmentPostcards
Sold For$130.00(hammer price)
 $153.40(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedSeptember 29, 2012

Description

(VIEW) NH, ME, CT, RI, MA: 254 early-to-mid-20th C. postcards. ME (15): Detroit of the flume, Cape Elizabeth lights (as is), Richmond shore scene, Leighton of Captain Jacob", East Bluehill. NH (26): Exeter Baptist church (Swallow), 4 Detroits, 2 real photo, Leightons & Morris cards. VT (9): Leighton of So. Royalton. RI (12): Bosselman of the tunnel in cliff, Tuck of Providence, Leighton of Cliff Walk, Rotograph of The Friend's School & more. CT (15): Mystic waterfront, New London courthouse & Washington's headquarters, Calvert of J. Brown's birthplace, Albertype of Pequod Lighthouse, Middleton views & more. MA (177): early-to-mid-20th C. postcards. Strong selection of Fair Haven, New Bedford, Fall River &Taunton views. New Bedford Bosselmans: St. Lawrence Church, High School, A.H. Howland House, harbor by moonlight. Fairhaven Hutchinsons: old high school, Riverside Cemetery, Millicent Library. Also, Hotel Sippican Casino, Life Saving Station in Brant Rock, Chamberlains of "a big tow" at Cottage City & Vineyard Haven Harbor, Wyer of south shore Nantucket, several Rotographs include Cape & islands views, Weld Square Hotel, Standard Carrier's New Year's Greeting series, Reichnor of Boston state house, 2 Chelsea fire cards, Boston & ME depot in Salem."

Condition

Some condition issues on NH Detroits. Postally used & unused. Wear consistent with age.

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