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Item Details

Collector's Auction

September 24, 2009 – September 25, 2009

Lot #547A
Temp #5
DepartmentPostcards
Sold For $160.00   (hammer price)
 $184.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated September 26, 2009

Description

(TOPICAL) WHALING & NEW BEDFORD/FAIR HAVEN: 41 early 20th C. postcards. 13 whaling cards: whalers fitting out, right whaling, wharf scene, Old Rousseau, Rousseau and Desdemona, whaling bark Greyhound outward bound, sperm whaling the capture (2), The Niger, Merrill's Wharf, whaling vessels fitting out for sea, whaling bark Josephine, & old wharf. 19 New Bedford views (2 Bosselmans, 1 Leighton, 3 Rotographs, 5 Robbins Bros., 3 H.S. Hutchinsons, 4 Met News, & 1 German). 9 Fair Haven: 1 Bosselman, 1 Robbins Bros., 2 Rotographs, 2 Leightons, & 3 others.

Condition

Postally used & unused. Clean.

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