|AD513-Peter Rabbit is the animal on this Quaddy card
by Thornton Burgess (pub.) and drawn by Harrison Cady. Used with
1916 cancel. Light corner wear; overall VG+
|AD595-A French divided back.
Almost Logo-like oil ad on front. Artist signed in upper right.
Unused, very slightly larger than standard. EX
|AD586-This French ad shows a wax bust, signed Pierre
Lots of advertising on back. Info, including Paris address on reverse. Canceled, VG+
|AD585-This roller rink is in Grand Rapids, Mich. Name
of proprietor and time of day open is given on front. Cancel of Feb.21, 1911
on back with extremely light and small amount of handwriting. EX
|AD583-Young girl with a Fisk tire. Unsigned.
Copyrighted by Fisk in 1911. Unused, near Mint.
|AD581-The first international hunting festival in
Vienna, 1910. Card has "official" postcard back plus a souvenir, Vienna,
stamping. Signed at bottom: A.G.
AD577-Auto driver with Dunlop Pneumatic Tires
shoots at wolves. Signed at bottom left, (Bozun?) Undivided Back. Un, EX.
|AD579-Indianapolis Brewing Company. St. Louis Expo.
Undivided back, unused.
VG+, tiny wear at corners.
|AD592-One card from a set of the Gold Dust Twins.
Undivided back, Un, EX
|AD589-A white cat lies beside a big round of
Parmigiano cheese. Additional ad on back for Parma, Italy.
Unused, undivided Italian back. EX
|AD578-A nice lace-making card, "article Cluny."
Writing on back includes date of Dec. 16,1918. Wob., one small crease
near top left top, perforated top edge. Un, VG
|AD506-Three men with billiard
heads play over a table; the card's perspective disguises whether these men
are very short or whether the table is unusually high. A great ad for the
Brunswick-Balke-Collender Company. Two white and red heads look at a
set-up of two white and red balls. 190... as it states on front (type
is printed in card). Kept in album; EX.
|AD505-This card is from the famous
Byrrh series of over 100 posters. It's attributed to F. Renard.
Red, black and white against a blue/green sky make a very effective palette.
Un, very light foxing on back, overall VG+.
|AD551-Almond cookies from Leon Marin et fils; Geneva
and Bellegarde. Art Nouveau border, early undivided back, EX
|AD501-This linen image (from
1940's era) shows a bunch of 'cuddle toys' with prices listed on back of
card. A great looking card with images of a giraffe, a black "Mammy"
doll, a duck, "Marianne," a chick and a dog. Un, very light coloring
along back edge; overall EX+
|AD261-This image shows an 'electrified' athlete charging
out of a bottle of tonic (Chanteclair). The black background with green/yellow text
are super choices for this image. An early French issue. Un, EX
|AD502-Little Jack Horner sits in a
corner is the theme of this Swift's Premium Butter ad. So we have both
nursery rhyme and ad together for this set. Un, EX+.
|AD263-Boxes of Philips light bulbs ("Philips
Argenta") are being loaded off a large ship. The title of the card is
"Moustinga retourne triomphant" and the back goes on to explain that he didn't
want to go back to the home of his ancestors without this vote for civilization. French
back. Un, EX
|AD245-This very sensual image shows
a woman in a yellow dress reclining at a provocative angle in a bed of coffee beans to
advertise 'Caffe Breda.' The artwork is done by a very talented illustrator, Gino
Boccasile, who also did some great propaganda and military issues. Slightly larger than
earlier vintage issues at approx. 4 by 6 inches. Un, EX
|AD254-This is the United States
card in a beautiful series of "nations" which features an appropriate image for
each nation, the flag of the country, and a stamp. It was issued by
"Chocolaterie d'Aiguebelle" and printed in France. Un, early undivided back,
minimal corner wear, EX
|AD253-This poster art card was one
in a series issued by the Tuck Company to promote Esperanto as a universal language.
The heads of 5 men from different continents alternate with the points of a
pentagram. Un, a few very light scratches on surface, one tiny black speck; light surface
soil on back; overall VG+
|AD247-This great image of a Native
American draped in a red robe and wearing horns on his head was issued by the Beckwith
Company of Dowagiac, Michigan. The back of the card has a black and white line
drawing of a Round Oak Copper-Fused Boiler-Iron Chief range. The title is "Plea
for Peace." Un, very light shading of paper along border and back due to age;
minimal corner wear; overall VG+
|AD243-A jack-in-the-box offers a doll a box of cookies,
"Biscuits Victoria." Product was made in Belgium. I've been looking
for 'jack-in-the-box' motifs for many years and this is one of the very best I've ever
found. Un, early undivided back, EX
|AD213-This real photo advertising postcard for eyeglasses
made by the American Optical Company is terrific in more than one way. It has a
crisp, thoroughly professional finish and it was laid-out on a 45 degree slant! It has
another feature of interest as a Century of Progress expo issue, and a very scarce one at
that. Un, light silvering on surface; overall close to Mint.
|AD230-The poster art on this 1922 exposition postcard for
an International Art Festival in Venice shows an intricate sketch of sailing ships
behind a large pillar. The work is signed by noted Italian artist, Cisari.
Issued in Italy. Un, near Mint
|AD182-This poster style postcard advertises a very rare
subject: Paul Brann's Puppet Theater. The artwork is by Julius Diez of Germany
(1870-1950) Un, one very light surface crease to the right of
puppet's face on green curtain...very light and hardly noticeable; overall
condition is VG+
|AD183-The woman in this ad for cologne, "Acqua
Colonia Russa," is dressed in a Russian costume with very strong Art Deco styling.
Over the years I have seen a few other different cards from this Milan, Italy store (or
perhaps manufacturer) and they are all superb. Uncommon. Un, EX
|AD167-This elegant poster postcard was used to advertise
a postal stamp show held in Vienna in 1911. Text at bottom gives location
(Secessionsgebaude), times and price of admission. The reverse carries an 'official'
postcard printing and cancel. Card carries the artist's logo and date of 1911.
Not sent, EX
|AD177-This poster advertising postcard for tobacco has a
strong 'Deco' style. Note how the colors used to define the woman's face are the
same colors of the flame to which she holds her cigarette. Uncommon. Issued
in France, Un, handwriting across back of card; EX
|AD146-This very romantic version of air travel was
issued by the 'Societa Aerea Mediterranea' in Rome. Two desert nomads watch the
approach of a sea-plane. Signed by Italian Deco artist, Corbella. Poster-style art.
|AD174-A bottle of Scott's Emulsion: Cod Liver Oil appears
beside the lovely chromolitho image of a mother giving a dose of this stuff to her baby.
The product name also appears on back of card along with "for coughs, colds,
lung troubles and building up after illness..." Cod
liver oil was a common tonic in
the early twentieth century. PU 1912, VG++
|AD136-Baseball is the theme of this great Poster postcard
designed by Norman Rockwell to raise money for the Fatherless Children of France.
Published by Whitney. Un, EX
|AD129-Cards in this series advertise various Westinghouse
Products. This one shows a wife "cooking hubby's breakfast right on the table
with the Westinghouse Electric Toaster-Stove." Un, wob, VG+
|AD124-A blacksmith works on horseshoes for the MenzEase
Company..."comfort and long wear." Scarce subject to find on advertising
postcards. PU 1910, light corner wear; overall VG+
|AD119-Wonderful poster art card done for
16th International Exhibition of Art in Venice, 1928. The artist's
signature is Rosso. Un, wob, light bump to lower right corner, overall VG++
|AD122-Here is a 1902 ad issued for the International
exhibition of Decorative Art Moderne in Torino...read Art Nouveau in English. A
lovely and early chromolitho. PU 1902, the date and name appear in faint ink on
front and there is a slight album impression on lower right but card is very clean and I
would still rate it VG++
|AD127-Quiet colors and excellent design are the hallmarks
of this poster ad for a horse fair in Verona, Italy. Published in Milan,
Italy. Un, EX
|AD110-Simple design plus great color equals effective
poster for Quaker Puffed Rice. Three canon explode clouds of rice with the product
name. CP, PU 1907, EX
|AD197-This postcard is #46 in the long series published
by the Schmidt Company This card was undoubtedly
intended for toy stores or manufacturers. Copyrighted 1909. Un, EX
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