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POST CARDS & POSTCARDS
hafmeyjan / havfrue / kataw / Meerjungfrau / meermin /
merenneito / mořská panna / russalka / sellő / sirena /
sirēna / sirenë / sirène / syrena / zeemeermin / ջրահարս /
русалка / 美人鱼 / γοργόνα / मत्स्यांगना / 人魚 / 인어 / сирена
|"103-1505 / The
contemporary statue of Sirena, a mermaid / from Chamoro(sic) mythology, is
near an old spanish(sic) / bridge built in 1880 in Agana." close-up of the
statue, a nearby rock & background greenery; unused shaped post card (letter
rate when and if sent), printed in Hong Kong, copyrighted, bend that would
not be noticed if framed. Size approximately 5-1/4"x8-3/4". $4.00 gms
"A mere maid" entangled in considerable netting, pun on the word mermaid; monochromatic dark red arcade card, no postcard back, brownish paper, mild edge wear stain along both sides of one edge. $3.00 pm. Same image, thin spot in center of the back, a little toning on the right front edge. Shown. $4.00 pm
"AYERS HAIR VIGOR / FOR THE TOILET / Restores Gray Hair to its Natural Vitality and Color" ad card showing four semi-nude finned mermaids who have just rescued a case from a sinking ship, product pictured on back, browning paper due to age, tiny nick into one border. The preparing company was in Lowell Massachusetts. $12.00 mam(l)^*
"Beauty Above and Below, Silver Springs, Florida" unused Curteich linen postcard simultaneously showing a small boat and an arched woman diver below. No flippers or tail, but a visual reference to the 'mermaids' performing there. $3.00 mf
"COME ON, YOU CAN DATE HER / UP ON THE WAY BACK" US Navy speedboat captain admonishes sailor about to dive toward a finned mermaid, linen post card mailed 1944 in Minnesota, minor corner wear, a tiny ding in the bottom edge, a little cancel ink in the sky. $3.00 mm(n)
"DAVY JONES LOCKER / Cocktail Lounge / Beneath the Reef Hotel on / the Beach at Waikiki. Unique bar with pool view window." post card prominently showing an attractive woman diver with a Hawaiian lei, various bottles of liquor & a diver suit. No flippers or tail. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 mh*c
"FEEDING FISH UNDERWATER AT SILVER SPRINGS, FLA. / 6A-H596" linen mailed there 1938, thin area of toning along bottom edge, toned back. Two mermaids shown in their bare feet. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 mf
"Fish Hook & Pins-n-needles" La Grande Oregon QSL card with Runnin' Bare style commissioned art depicting a mermaid caught by her tail by a fisherman in a boat. $2.50 om
"Florida's / Weeki / Wachee" unused, continental postcard showing 2 similar views of different seated mermaids with fins; 3 tiny conrner creases nowhere near the image, 2 short internal creases near the upper left front corner do not affect the image. Located on US 19 & Florida 50. $1.75 mf(u)r
"Little Fish / Joy Haddon ... / Midlothian Ill. 60445" with art depicting a mermaid on an unused QSL card from the Runnin' Bare Artist Series copyrighted in 1978, good edges, small thin in center of back. $1.25 mi(m)
"M. MAHAN & JACKSON / PRESENT / ANNETTE / Kellermann / 'THE PERFECT WOMAN' / AND A COMPANY OF 1000 PLAYERS / IN / NEPTUNE'S / DAUGHTER / THE FILM MASTERPIECE OF THE WORLD / ... / At the BREMEN / TUESDAY, APRIL 11th / HENNEGAN & CO. CINCINNATI, O." advertising on an unused undivided back postcard tabulating a detailed comparison of her measurements with the Venus de Milo! Viewers of 'Neptune's Daughter' saw her do the first nude scene ever on film. A record-holding swimmer, she performed another first--a water ballet that many credit as originating the sport of synchronized swimming. Known as 'The Original Mermaid', she performed such an act at the Princes Court entertainment center in Melbourne. Slightly longer than regular-size, we offer it as is due to its several obvious faults. $15.00 fmms(s)
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"'Playmates' in Silver Springs Florida." sepia-tone Azo real photo (squares in corner) postcard, writing on back ('I say is this you little sister?'), 3 small corner bends not into the image, slight album toning on back. The mermaid is a very young lady in her bare feet. $12.50 mf(s)f
"SOUVENIR OF / SILVER / SPRINGS / FLORIDA / NATURE'S / UNDERWATER / FAIRYLAND" folder copyrighted 1935 by Curteich with 16 back-to-back images including 2 mermaids playing cards underwater (shown)--the only mermaid item. A good variety of views from the area, including some Seminole material. $5.00 mfc
"Surface Stage at the Aquarena in San Marcos, Texas. / Thousands of visitors are thrilled at the underwater ballet / of the Aquamaids as seen from the submerged submarine theater..." unused chrome postcard from photo by Don R. Bartels, trivial upper corner wear. Shot at some distance with one performer (no flippers or tail) on stage. $2.50 mtp*
"THE MERMAID ROOM / KODACHROME BY RODNEY MC CAY MORGAN 'A Franklin Hughes Creation 6B-H961" circa 1946 linen post card, trivial wear at 2 corners, otherwise fairly fresh. Located at 56th Street & Seventh Avenue. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 mn(n)p
"Under Water 'Clear as Air' at Silver Springs, Florida" showing three divers--one of whom is being painted by another! Curteich linen postcard sent free by serviceman, small ink smear on back, minor wear at corners. No flippers or tails. Shown. $6.00 mf. Same post card but unmailed & therefore more fresh. $7.00 mf*
Wanted to buy--Aquarena Springs mermaids performing on postcards. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c
Wanted to buy--other Weeki Wachee programs & post cards. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c
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