EARLY New Year greeting featuring a large well-dressed dog, Canceled 1900
young girl in slip keeps her well-dressed cat close. Wob,
undivided back, Not stamped or canceled. EX
Arthur Thiele draws one of his eye-catching cats. Canceled 1910, hand witing
on reverse. Small amount of writing on front, near bottom 0f hat. TSN is publisher.
Bridal Day" by Barnes. Part of Tuck's "Pussy in Fairyland" series.
Light WOB, not canceled. EX
all love Jack." Tuck series, "Pussy in Fairyland." WOB, not canceled, VG+
Mother Hubbard." Tuck series, Pussy in Fairyland." WOB, not canceled,
brown cat and white cat have a "khaki" wedding. Artwork by Ellam.
Fairly scarce. An "Alpha" postcard back; used, VG+
Thiele did the artwork of cats making up after a fight; broken doll is on
floor. Name and address scratch out (no damage to front), TSN series 975,
very light corner wear; VG+
terriers are pictured in this early chromolitho by A. & M.B. Undivided back,
not used, a name in ink on back, overall VG+
cat family goes traveling. The heads of older cats break the border to
nice effect. Un, some pencil writing on back, French card, 1913.
cats with good luck symbols line- up. Unsigned M. Boulanger. French on
back, w.o.b., unused postally. VG+
CD629-This chromolitho Valentine Day was published by the Nister
Company. Only a first name on back otherwise unused. EX
Frohliches Trio" reads the caption (a happy threesome of close-up cats).
A quality early postcard, Unused, near Mint.
drop from the eyes of two cats. "Fleur de Pommier" appears
above; they are surrounded with these flowers. Unsigned Boulanger,
early French card, Un, EX
Christmas card shows two cats putting out the toys. Unsigned Boulanger.
early and unusual Tuck card shows an older poodle dressed in a suit.
"I must say" was part of the "Write Away" text included on the card.
Used, undivided back, very small rise in paper above right shoulder due to
cancel on back; VG
CD502-Two cats stare at a punch puppet or doll which has a very vivid
face. Issued by BKWI, series 354. Un, wob, VG+
white poodle sports a great hairdo and green straw hat. This card is from a fabulous
fantasy set (6 cards) featuring different dog breeds by the artist Arthur Thiele.
Published by German American Novelty. Un, near Mint
jaunty terrier smokes a cigarette. Note the wonderful detail of his outfit.
This card is from the same set as above drawn by the artist Arthur Thiele.
Published by German American Novelty. Un, near Mint
cats celebrate Spring. Each cat is drawn in a highly detailed, individualistic
way as you would expect from the artist, Arthur Thiele. Published by T.S.N, series
1010. Un, minimal corner wear; overall EX
lady cats (including a kitten) drive a male cat out the door with their frantic cleaning.
This fabulous image was done by the expert hand of Arthur Thiele. Published
by T.S.N., series 1077. Un, EX
expression on this white cat's face plus the folded arms suggest that a top-notch artist
drew the image, but the card is not signed. PU, light album impressions near corners;
fantasy image shows an adult dog about to discipline a young, rather chubby, dog who is
gnawing on a bone! From a set published by Nister and very hard to find. Un,
early undivided back, very light surface soil on back; overall VG++
portrait of a collie was published by Meissner & Buch who put out some of the highest
quality cards done during the 'golden age.' It is a chromolitho on good board and is
signed by the artist in the lower right corner. Un, one narrow light scratch mark
along dog's right ear (more noticeable on scan than actual card); overall VG++
cats line-up before a large seated cat functioning as some kind of 'royal' or 'santa'
figure who is dispensing gifts. Clearly the work of M. Boulanger, renowned cat
artist. Published by Tuck. PU 1907, EX
cats cuddle in bed. The title at bottom is "A Love Match." Scarce
issue from the M. Ettlinger Company; is commonly considered to be Boulanger's work.
PU 1906, early undivided back, VG+
lovely card from a "He loves me, loves me not" set. Published by the Tuck
Company and commonly attributed to Maurice Boulanger. PU 1909, VG++
cats examine a jack-in-the-box. The card is not signed but the artwork is, beyond
much doubt, that of Maurice Boulanger. Published by the Tuck Company. Un, EX
elaborately groomed poodle sports a fancy hat and big pink umbrella. Printed in Germany
and nicely embossed. Un, near Mint
professional real photo from Great Britain has an excellent shot of a Borzoi...no doubt a
champion...named 'Sandringham Moscow.' He is one beautiful dog. Photo done by
Russell and Sons. PU 1908, there is one thin streak (making background slightly
lighter in that one area) going thru center which seems to be in negative (not
surface scratch) but it is not eyesore; overall VG+
very early postcard gives a good close-up of the champion 'rough coated' St. Bernard
"Baby Beautiful." This dog was exhibited in Madison Square Garden, NYC and
the owners were undoubtedly very proud of her. Card was published by The American
News Company and has an early undivided back (1901-1907). Un, EX
early postcard which features two images of poodles: a female poodle grooms her hair
on left side; a male poodle fusses with his moustache on right side. Early undivided back.
Un, very light corner wear; overall VG+
from a very scarce set by PFB Publishing (series 8156) which features a cat and dog
couple, more often with dog as suitor to cat. PU 1911, embossed,
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