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MOTOR COURTS, MOTOR INNS, LODGES & ROAD HOUSES
MOTELES / MOTOR HOTELS / TOURIST CAMPS
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"17 MILE DRIVE / COTTAGE CAMP / FRED W. WORKMAN - MGR. / A first class clean camp -- / well located in a pine forest / near the beach, P. O. Box / 529 - Pacific Grove, / Calif. - Tel. 342 J." unused multiview post card with 3 scenes--the entrance, typical cottage, and scene in grounds, very light toning. Rare. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 c(p)gcm
"376 / CANADIAN LAKE SUPERIOR POST CARD SERIES / The Trans Canada Highway skirting Walker Lake near Schreiber, / Ontario" unused lithographed postcard from the Circle Route Motel there, excellent condition. $1.25 o(w)m
"379 / CANADIAN LAKE SUPERIOR POST CARD SERIES / The historic Chapel of St. Jerome at Pays Play..." unused chrome-era postcard also bearing the a brief ad for the Circle Route Motel in Schreiber printed on the back. $1.50 o(p)m
"47 - AUBERGE DU GRAND QUAI, NEUVILLE, QUÉ." multiview postcard with 2 scenes including the small cabins, mailed 1955 to New Hampshire, corner crease & small corner crease but not into image, minor corner & edge wear. $2.50 qm
"ADOBE INN" in Durango Colorado, unused chrome post card shows exterior with car. $1.50 mc
"ALLEN'S HOTEL AND MODERN CABINS - DINING ROOM / On U.S. No. 1 - Washington-Baltimore Highway-One Mile North of Laurel Md." linen postcard mailed 1957, light toning on front edges, toned back, small corner crease. Part of another postcard shows at the top due to miscut at the printers. As is. $1.00 %^m(u)m
"ALMA LODGE / on Route 4 / NEW GLASGOW / NOVA SCOTIA" with an aerial view, black & white post card mailed 1955, a little writing on front notes sender's cabin, tiny ding in one edge, tape removal thins back center & damages the stamp, tiny corner bend. $2.00 nm+
"ALMAR APARTMENTS / As seen from the beach at Ft. Lauderdale, Fla." unused postcard published by Robert N. Morris of the same city, small spot of pinkish toning near the center back bottom edge, otherwise fairly fresh. $3.00 mf(f)
"APPROVED BY / DUNCAN HINES // CASA LINDA MOTEL / U. S. 66, 1½ Miles East, Phone 773W / GALLUP, NEW MEXICO" with AAA symbol at upper left, and inked out caption (presumably erroneous or out-of-date) at upper right, unused Portraitone postcard with advert on back, long vertical crease through left side of card. Bet there are not too many of these! $4.50 n(g)rem
"A Stop to Remember -- THE WILSHIRE MOTEL / Has everything " chrome post card from Dexter Press, artists drawing showing entrance, pony ranch, playground, sign, etc. Front is fresh, but heavily toned back. Probably in or near Oklahoma City. $1.50 m
"ATLANTIC WAVES MOTEL / 'On the World's Most Famous Beach' / ..." including people & autos near the pool, chrome postcard mailed there 1967, stamp removed, noticeable wear at one upper corner, other corner wear is minor, some cancel ink in sky. When Mr. & Mrs. T. F. Lake were the owner-managers. $1.75 f(d)mg
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"Barbara / Fritchie / Cabins / IN THE / CITY OF / FREDERICK, / MARYLAND" multiview with 3 scenes (2 are interiors), unused, faint small corner crease. Interesting printed information on back includes rates ($3 to $5). Located on Route 40, the National Highway. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study and research as an enlarged (almost 2x original area) & enhanced 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 m(f)mn
"Barre Motel / Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania" showing its exterior, unused advertising chrome postcard numbered 85,563 on back, tiny spot in message area, otherwise fresh. On US 309 & PA Rt 315. $1.50 p(w)mr
Barr's Postcard News. January 23 2006 (48 pages). Articles on accepting post card offers, multiple babies, the motel era, Tuck paper dolls & more. A little handwriting in the address area. $1.50 b,m
"Bennetts's Motor Court / On U. S. 220 at entrance to Pennsylvania Turnpike" linen multiview post card with an interior & exterior, partial cancel on front, mailed 1955, some extraneous writing on back. $1.50 pm
"BELLEMONT MOTOR HOTEL / AND RESTAURANT / ...Natchez Mississippi" showing its swimming pool when Karl R. Ewald Jr. & Arthur C. Lewis Jr. were the co-owners, & when Paige Bellican was the hotel manager; unused chrome-era postcard, trivial edge wear but otherwise fairly fresh. $1.50 m(s)smg(b)
"BETHUNE'S MOTOR COURT / U.S. 11 -- Ala. State 35, / ..." post card mailed 1960, long scratch conspicuous on front, tiny corner crease, 1 worn corner. When owned & operated by Mr. & Mrs. Cl. L. Clayton. As is. $0.50 a(f)gm NEW / NOUVEAU / NUEVO
"BISMARCK MOTEL COURT / BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA / AAA" unused linen postcard, circa 1951 when Mr. & Mrs. Roy A. Synstegard were the owners-managers, very light toning on back, two tiny paper inclusions show in the front sky. $3.00 nmg
"BOYER HOTEL COURT /
"Buell's / MOTEL / GREENSBURG, INDIANA" unused linen postcard, tiny bottom corner crease, linear mark into the back bottom edge may erase. Part of back text advertising: 'See The World's Eight Wonder - The Tree On Court House Tower'. Offered elsewhere as high as $8.00; we need: $3.50. i(g)mt
"CAROLYN BEACH MOTEL / On Highway 17 at Thessalon, Ontario--Phone 695 ..." on the Trans-Canada Highway, postcard from Alex Wilson Publications in Dryden, mailed to Mr. & Mrs. Leroy Wright in Charlotte North Carolina, indistinct cancel on 4-c stamp, one upper corner with a small crease & a tiny crease within it. $3.00 o(t)m
"Cedars Motel, Seneca, Kansas" including the 3 autos parked there, Tichnor Brothers postcard used there 1954, partial cancel ink in the front sky, neat annotation above the cancel on back. Offered as high as $7.99 elsewhere, but we need only $4.00. km
"'Come SWING Along With Us' / at the Holiday Beach / 'On the Ocean' Resort Motel / ... / Hollywood-By-The-Sea, Florida..." chrome postcard includes some autos, mailed, with trivial corner wear. $1.00 mf
"COSMOPOLITAN MOTOR HOTEL, Portland, Oregon" including their parking lot, unused chrome post card, minor corner wear. $1.00 om
"Dawis Motor Court / HIGHWAY 29, 5 MILES NORTH OF / ANDERSON, S. C." unused linen post card with light colors, published by Butler Enterprises, yellowish paper on back, pertinent information on back, fresh appearance. $2.50 smg. Near mint, shown. $3.50 smg
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"Deane's Ocean Side Lodge / Waldport Oregon" showing an interior with twin beds, unused Kodak real photo postcard with glossy finish & good focus, toning along the 2 short back edges. Uncommon: most postcards from there only show the exterior, and we could find no real photos at all -- offered or exhibited -- when we searched the Internet. $7.00 o(w)mi
"DEER SPRINGS TOURIST COURT, RT.2, DECATUR, ALA. / ON HIGHWAY 31, 6 MILES SOUTH OF DECATUR, 4 MILES NORTH / OF HARTSELLE." showing a room interior, unused Ekc real photo post card with glossy finish, good focus & contrast & composition. $4.00 ami!
"DEL REY MOTEL / 'On the Strip' / ... / Las Vegas, Nevada" exterior, unused chrome postcard, minor corner & edge wear. $1.50 mn
"Downtown Cabana / MOTOR / HOTEL / ... / Bradenton, Florida" exterior including cars & pool, post card mailed at 4-cent rate to Ohio. $1.50 mf
"El Rey Hotel Court / GLOBE, ARIZONA / AAA / On U. S. 60 and 70, East Entrance to City" unused sepia-tone postcard by Associate Service, light even browning of paper due to age. Nice. $2.00 am
"FLOYD'S MOTEL / 2Miles North on U.S. 31-W, Goodlettsville, Tenn." including a sign for their cafe & Pan-Am gasoline pumps at the left, circa 1955 linen post card, small x on front marks a room. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 tmrg
"Grande / Vista" showing the motor court operated by the House of David Israelite sect to accommodate visitors to their Springs of Eden amusement park, popular as a vacation spot on US Route 12 in the 1930's. This complex included a nightclub & an Indian artifacts museum. Sepia-tone real photo postcard with glossy finish, high contrast, good focus, slight oxidation & an upper corner crease. Mailed AUG 29 1938. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 amm(r)r
"GREEN MOTOR LODGE No. 2, Montgomery, Ala., U. S. 31-80 S. W. at intersection of U. S. 82 and 231. ... / Mrs. Hal Green & Sons." unused postcard published by Henry Hahn, rounded corners as issued, excellent condition. $1.50 a(m)m
"Greenway Motor Court - On U.S. 27 North of Cedartown, Ga. - Telephone 10000 // 2-0-187" real photo postcard mailed there APR 9 1952, tiny spot of toning in the front sky. Faint traces of the words in the second line of the caption remain on the first, leading us to speculate that the motel owner put out a proof submitted by the photographer. Messaged in part: 'This sure is a nice Motel.' Rare: no other offers, no exhibits & no recorded sales found when we searched the Internet. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. g(c)m
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"HANNAN HOUSE / 333 Oklahoma St. Phone 923-9544" in Hollywood Beach Florida, when Theresa & Louis Vitale were the owner-managers; unused chrome-era postcard including their Motel sign & pool, long internal crease mostly in the sky. $1.25 f(h)smg
"Holiday Inn ® / UTICA, NEW YORK" unused chrome post card includes a finned automobile, Curteich 3-D Natural Color. $1.75 mn
"HONOR MOTEL COURT / ON U.S.-31 AT WEST VILLAGE / LIMITS, HONOR, MICH. S-720" showing its exterior and road sign, real photo post card published by the L. L. Cook Company, exemplary composition & contrast, minor corner wear, mailed 1951, small corner bend, heavy writing on back has left front with impressions that are not too distracting. $8.00 m(h)mr
"HUGGLER MOTEL - Alpena's Newest" unused linen postcard with fresh appearance. Owned by Esther, Art & Dale Huggler. $2.00 m(a)gm
"Indian Head Tower, / Gift Shop and Dining Room / Franconia Notch, N. H." including nearby motel cabins, unused linen postcard, a few small light spots of toning on back, tiny bottom corner crease, minor wear to one upper corner. $2.00 n(f)m
"KELLOGG'S 29 PALMS MOTEL / 800 East Welch Causeway...Bay Pines, Fla." showing its exterior, unused chrome postcard published by Florida Photo Products, round corners as issued (square corners is the common version), a little wear at one upper corner. $2.00 mf(b) NEW / NOUVEAU / NUEVO
"Lakeland Motor Hotel / 4025 Hwy. 7 at West Lake St. / Minneapolis 16, Minnesota..." real photo multiview postcard includes exterior, 2 interiors & small map; mailed there 1956, writing on front indicates room, corner crease, light toning at one back corner. $2.50 mm(m)
"LAKEVIEW MOTEL & RESTAURANT / JEMSEG, N. B." showing the exterior as it looked when Kathryn & Earl Thompson were the proprietors, unused chrome post card, minor edge wear, tiny spot in sky. $1.00 nm
"LANDMARK MOTOR LODGE AND RESTAURANT / U. S. Highway 30 / Jesup / Georgia" postcard mailed there 1963 to Mrs. Robert E. Hynes in Delray Beach Florida, one bottom corner with 2 creases that are hard to detect given the colorful quality artwork. $2.25 g(j)rm
"LARIAT MOTEL / Located on Hwy. 85 & 14 A" postcard showing its exterior when operated by Mr. & Mrs. Philip Shama, writing on back dates to October 1987, internal crease shows in trees. $1.00 smg
"La Siesta Motel / /
"LIBERTY CAP MOTEL / Sturbridge, Mass." overhead view, chrome postcard from Dexter Press, mailed 1969. $1.00 mm(s)
"Lido BEACH MOTEL / Fully Air-Conditioned and Heated / ... / DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA" chrome post card with 2 exterior views (including swimming pool prominently), writing on back dates to 1967. $1.50 ms
"LIGHTHOUSE CAFÉ / Motel & Service Station / SOUTH DECATUR, ILL. / JUNCTION 47 & 51" unused black & white post card, circa 1956. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 i(d)rlgm^
"LOCUST GROVE MOTEL - U.S. ROUTE 20 - NORTH MADISON, OHIO" with an aerial view in black & white, when hosted by Betty & Harry Burgess; unused postcard, trivial wear at one corner, otherwise fairly fresh. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 o(n)mrg
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"LONE OAK MOTEL / 2221 Fremont St. / Monterey, Calif. 93940" with interior & exterior, chrome post card from Dexter Press, mailed 1984. $1.50 mc
"LOTUS LAKE FARM & CABINS / WILLIAMSTOWN, VT." real photo post card mailed from Brandon Vermont in 1940 to Miss Virginia Walker from her mother who was travelling, minor bottom corner wear. Now the Lotus Lake Camp. Rare. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. v(w)mga
"MAGIC VALLEY MOTEL / RESTAURANT - GIFT SHOP / U. S. ROUTE 60-21 RIVERSIDE, W. VA." with much readable signage detailing their stock--bed spreads, pottery, post cards, Kodak films, robes, toys, etc.; unused Picto postcard, light toning both sides, small ding in bottom edge, minor wear to a top corner. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 wm*
"Maple Motel / ELIZABETHTOWN, KY." showing the exterior with 2 autos, linen post card, writing on back dates to 1955, yellowish paper, good edges. pertinent information on back mentions 'free radios'. $2.50 km
"McDONALD CABINS / on U. S. Highway 10, one & one half miles / South of Saginaw, Michigan, Phot 4-2862" linen post card with pertinent information on back, small ink smear on back, a little writing on back, good edges. $2.50 mm(s)
"MEDORA, North Dakota / Rough Rider capital of the North Dakota Badlands ... 'home' to Theodore / Roosevelt from 1883 to 1887 during his / North Dakota ranching adventure. The / Badlands Motel is in the foreground" Unused chrome post card. $2.00 nmr
"Morris Motel--West Yellowstone, Montana--Phone 3082" including the back end of a "Woody" station wagon, black & white post card, mailed there 1954, small spot in right front border, one corner worn. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg (241,032 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 m(w)my*
"MOTEL CAPRI / 3256 Dixie Rt. 4 / Hamilton Ohio / ..." chrome multiview postcard with 4 scenes--sign, dining area, swimming pool & bedroom; mailed 1961, corner crease is faint. $1.00 om
"MOTEL DIXIE / U. S. Highway 11 South..." unused chrome post card, light vertical marks on back possibly due to the printing process. $1.00 m(h)m%
"Motel Harris / 10400 MacARTHUR BLVD. AT 106th AVE. / ... / RALPH H. HARRIS..." linen multiview with 2 scenes--exterior & interior, unused Curteich linen postcard, slight yellowing of paper on back due to age. $2.50 cm
"Mullikin Motel / N. MAIN ST., NICHOLASVILLE, KY." unused post card showing its exterior, good edges, back paper browning evenly with age. When it was owned & managed by Mr. & Mrs. S. D. Mullikin. $3.00 kmg
"MURRAY PLAZA COURT / Murray, Ky. / U. S. 641..." showing its exterior, unused chrome post card, mild corner wear. $1.25 km
"Newest and Finest / Desert View Lodge / West on Highway 66 / HOLBROOK, ARIZONA // Photo Credit -- Dale Slocum, Flagstaff, Arizona" showing its exterior circa 1955 (dated on back), when owned & operated by Ruby and Jim McDermott; Tichnor postcard made in the USA, tiny upper corner bend, mild corner & edge wear. $4.50 a(h)mrgp
"OLD KENTUCKY HOME MOTEL / 4`14 WEST STEPHEN FOSTER AVE. / BARDSTOWN, KENTUCKY" unused chrome postcard with pertinent information on back, tiny spot on back. $1.25 mk
"Penn-Daw Hotel / U. S. Route No. 1 / 2 Miles South of ALEXANDRIA, VA. / 5055-29" showing its central group of bungalows, circa-1929 post card with much later mailing at Rhoadesville Virginia, trivial wear to the top corners, tiny bottom corner crease, light toning near the left front edge. Check your albums; they put out many different, but the word 'bungalows' on the back was contrary to the image they wanted to project. So not many of these exist. $3.75 v(a)mr
"Phone 3019 SKYLINE MODEL Yankton, S. D." chrome postcard showing its exterior when owned by William J. Flamming, well photographed by H. L. Pospeshil, mailed, trivial edge wear top edge. $1.50 smg
"PINES MOTEL / Controlled Heat & Air Conditioning / ..." chrome multiview post card with exterior & restaurant interior, mailed 1960, small corner crease, another corner crease. $1.00 am
"POOLSIDE MOTEL / Lake Rd. Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio showing sign, building, pool; chrome postcard mailed 1969, trivial edge wear does not detract. When Bob & Dick Alli were the managers. $1.25 o(g)mg
"QUALITY INN - RED HORSE DAYTON, OHIO /One of the country's truly fine motels" showing its swimming pool on a sunny day, postcard printed by Dexter Press, mailed DEC 13 1977 from Amanda Ohio to Mr. Joe DuBois in Columbus Ohio, good edges, fairly fresh. $1.75 o(d)ms
"RAMBLER MOTEL / & RESTAURANT" at Highway 36 & 69, when owned by Mr. & Mrs. Raymond Moore; unused chrome postcard with 2 exterior views. $1.25 m(c)m Same except upper corner crease & unevenly toned back. Shown. $0.75 m(c)m
"Recommended by Quality Courts, Duncan Hines and AAA / COLONIAL HOTEL COURTS -- For Discriminating Tourists / On U. S. Highway No. 1, Jacksonville, Fla." boasting 'some air conditioned rooms' on its back; unused linen-era Art Tone 'Glo-Var' finished postcard with good edges. $2.75 f(j)m
"REED'S MOTOR LODGE / ... / Located on U. S. 60 and 260 / ... / Springerville, Arizona" chrome postcard mailed 1951, small ding in the top edge, tiny upper corner crease, minor wear to the other corners. A jumping off place for hunting in the white Mountains. $1.50 amg(r)
"Rest Well At / DUWELL MOTEL / ... Leesburg, Fla. 32748 / ... / Mr. and Mrs. Geo. McCabe, owners and operators" post card mailed at Fort Myers with 6¢ stamp to Mrs. R. M. Sisson in Columbus Ohio, fairly fresh with good edges. $3.00 mf(l)g NEW / NOUVEAU / NEU
"RIDGE MOTEL / 7½ miles East of Wooster / U.S. Route 30 - R. D. 2 / Orrville Ohio" showing its exterior, minor edge wear, chrome postcard mailed 1966 but stamp removed. $1.25 o(o)m
"RIM ROCK COTTAGES / 2121 Moraine Park Road / Estes Park, Colorado..." exterior including auto, unused chrome postcard from Dukane Press. $1.50 m
"RIVIERA MOTEL & RESTAURANT / on Guntersville Lake / U.S. 431 & St. Rt. 79..." unused chrome post card, fairly fresh with good edges. Front shown left. $1.25 am. Same but back toned lightly but extensively, including 2 rubber band marks. Shown right. $1.00 am
"ROCK MOTEL - HI-WAYS 75 - 73 - 34 SOUTH - PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA" showing the exterior when it was run by Arthur and Agnes Eden, postcard mailed 1957, lots of spots on back, but only very lightly toned front, tiny corner bend. $1.50 nm
"ROCKY RIDGE MOTEL / Along Interstate 83, ... / ... / Glen Rock, Pa., ... / Family owned & operated: Ruby & Allen Myers" chrome multiview postcard with 3 scenes--exterior with cars & outdoor phone booth, interior with TV & backside parking; minor corner wear. $1.75 p(g)mg
"Roof Garden Motel / 70 Modern Units / / Somerset, Pa. / Turn Pike Entrance" black & white postcard showing the exterior, published by Mebane Greeting Card Company, numbered 43979 on back, unused, fairly fresh. $3.00 pm
"SANDS MOTOR COURT / Biscayne Boulevard at 111th St. (On U. S. 1 Highway) / Miami, Florida, unused Dextone post card with rounded corners as issued, published by Raymond Studios in Miami, excellent condition. $3.00 mf(m)r NEW / NOUVEAU / NEU
"SANDY BEACH MOTEL / 'at Lake Wallenpaupack on Route #6' / ..." in Hawley Pennsylvania, exterior, chrome post card with writing on back dating to 1956. trivial corner & edge wear. $1.00 pm
"SATELITE MOTEL / 25 Modern Units..." showing its exterior with stylized satellite sign & autos in the parking lot, unused chrome postcard from Dexter Press. tiny spot of toning on back. On the Trans Canada Highway at Sault Ste. Marie in the early 50's. (2 available) $1.50 each. om
"Shalimar / MOTOR / COURT // AAA STATE HIGHWAY 40 . . . At5 The Entrance To . . . SILVER SPRINGS, FLORIDA" showing its exterior, unused Tichnor Gloss postcard from a photo & art work copyrighted by Douglas R. Smith, trivial corner wear, otherwise fresh. $2.75 mf(s)
"Shamrock Cliff Motor Hotel / Newport, R. I." with art attributed to Dorothy Manuel; well done home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1961, tiny bottom corner crease, long hairline internal crease from the bottom edge. $2.00 rma*
"SHANGRI-LA / DODGE CITY Motel KANSAS" near mint linen post card. $3.00 (km)%
"Shangri-La Motel / Tuscaloosa, Ala." postcard showing the exterior & cars in the lot, quality printing from Colourpicture, pertinent information on back. $1.25 am
"Siesta Motel" showing its exterior, unused early chrome postcard, excellent condition. On US Highway 51 South. $1.75 m(m)mr. Same except 2 tiny light spots on back. $1.50 m(m)mr&. Same except more tiny light spots on back. $1.25 m(m)mr
"Siesta Motel" showing its exterior, unused early chrome post card, excellent condition. On US Highway 51 South in McComb, Pike County. $1.75 m(m)mr. Same except 2 tiny light spots on back. Shown. $1.50 m(m)mr. Same except more tiny light spots on back. $1.25 m(m)mr
"SIESTA MOTOR COURT, ALPENA, MICHIGAN, FINEST IN THE MIDWEST / STEAM HEAT - PRIVATE BATH - ON U. S. 23 -- C. L. THOMAS, PROP." Linen postcard with writing on back, four spots of toning on back. $1.50 m(a)mr
"SKYLITE MOTEL / 'Hospitality that is Truly Southern'" unused black & white from Butler Enterprises, good edges. (2 available) $1.25 each. Same but small brown spot on front. $1.00 am
"SOUTHERN MANSIONS MOTEL / Jct. U. S. 31W & 41 / Goodlettsville, Tenn." Unused linen post card. (2 available) $2.00 each
"SOUTHLAND MOTEL / 6581 S. W. 8th St. Miami, Fla." unused chrome postcard includes a couple of cars, telephone number writing on back. $1.50 mf(m)
"SOUTHLAND MOTEL / ... Leesburg, Florida / Located one mile south of business district on US Highway / 27..." when owned by Mr. & Mrs. L. D. Wingo; postcard mailed with a 7¢ stamp to Rebecca Sisson in Columbus Ohio, paper separation & small crease at one upper corner, tiny bottom corner crease, other edge wear is minor. $2.75 mf(l)rg
"Stardust Motel / Luxurious Air Conditioned Rooms" with an interior & exterior view, unused chrome multiview post card with 2 scenes from photos by J. A. Fagan. $1.25 i(n)m
"STAR-LITE MOTEL / 1 Mile Southwest of Meadville, Pa. at Interchange I-79 ... / Mr. & Mrs. Molette Taylor / Owners & Managers" chrome multiview postcard including its exterior with cars & swimming pool. From photographs by Ray McCormack, unused, excellent condition. $1.75 mp(m)pg
"ST. REGIS COURT . . . Laguna Beach, Florida" linen post card mailed from nearby Panama City in 1951 to Mrs. Florence J. Frazier in Washington DC, 3 tiny corner bends, trace of cancel ink in the front sky, interesting comments on location from a guest there. Listed elsewhere as high as $13.99, but all we ask is $3.00. f(l)m
"SUN APARTMENTS / Clearwater Beach, Fla." unused postcard with rounded corners as issued, published by G. Simmons in Gatlinburg Tennessee, name penned neatly in the stamp box, upper corner bend. $2.00 mf(c)
"Sunflower State Motor Court / Hiawatha Kansas" with several cars in its lot, sepia-tone real photo post card mailed OCT 4 1952 (ST. JOSEPH, MO. TERM. R.P.O. TR 3 hand cancel clear & complete) to Mrs. Orlie Eckenrode in Columbus Ohio, internal crease from top center just into sky, stress marks elsewhere in the glossy finish. Seldom offered; this is not one of the common views that can still be found. $12.00 k(h)m
"TEXAN Motel & Restaurant" multiview post card with 3 scenes--including their swimming pool & the restaurant interior; mailed APR 24 1957 at Jacksonville to Ezra McCullough in Columbus Ohio, a lot of information about it printed in the top half of the message area, trivial wear at 1 bottom corner. $2.00 mf(j) NEW / NOUVEAU / NEU
"THE ALOUETTE MOTEL, 99 1 / 2 Grande Avenue " at Old Orchard Beach Main, including the office sign & several chairs set outside nearby, chrome-era postcard mailed there 1955, faint corner crease, minor edge wear along the top, lightly toned back. $1.50 m(o)m
"THE ANCHORAGE / 1340 Bay View drive, Coral Ridge / Fort Lauderdale, FLorida" when Mr. E. H. Dietz was the manager-owner, made direct from a Kodachrome by Dexter Press, published by Raymond Studios in Miami, small bends at the bottom corners. $2.50 mf(f)g NEW / NOUVEAU / NEU
"THE BERKELEY RESTAURANT & MOTEL, INC. / MONCKS CORNER, S.C. / " including several autos outside, chrome post card mailed there 1967, many small spots on bottom of back, noticeable corner crease, as is. $0.50 sm
"THE CURVE MOTEL & CAFE - U. S. HYS. 67 & 136 - MACOMB, ILL." with a late-40's car parked outside, unused postcard, light mark in the upper left front border, trivial wear at the bottom corners. The printing is poor quality. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 i(m)mr
"THE SEA GULL MOTEL / Phone 2716 / Hatteras, North Carolina" exterior including several autos, unused chrome post card, fresh appearance. $1.50 mn
"The Willows / U.S. No. 30, 6 Miles East / of LANCASTER, PENNA. // Member / Pennsylvania Dutch / Tourist Bureau" unused postcard designed & printed by Edward C. Procter in New Holland, logos of AAA & Duncan Hines in back message area, light toning along the left front edge. A motel, lodge & restaurant advertised on their sign. $4.75 p(u)rm
"TOWN & COUNTRY MOTOR HOTEL AND RESTAURANT / N.E. of Toll Gate on Highways 66 - 73 - 33 / 5600 Sapulpa Highway, Tulsa, Okla." with 3 views--pool, restaurant interior & exterior--shown at an angle, unused Dexter Press chrome post card, heavily toned back edges. $1.50 om
"VANDALIA TraveLodge / VANDALIA, ILL." showing its exterior & arched sign, unused chrome post card, printed in the USA, printer's code translates to 1967, excellent condition. $1.25 im
"VILLAGE PLAZA / Main Street / Falconer, New York" unused chrome postcard showing a motel / restaurant, laundry & other stores in a strip mall. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 nm
Wanted to buy--post cards showing the De Soto Motel near Horn Lake Mississippi. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c
Wanted to buy--postcards showing the Jack Frost Motor Lodge in the greater Miami area. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c
"WAUKEGAN INN / 200 N. Green Bay Rd. / Waukega, Ill. ..." with autos & readable signs, unused chrome postcard from Dexter Press, fresh appearance. $1.50 mi
"WEST-WIND MOTEL / U. S. ALT. 30, WEST CHICAGO, ILL. / 3 MILES WEST OF WHEATON -- PHONE: WEST CHICAGO 1151 / MR. and MRS. M. T. NESS" post card showing an exterior corner view, minor corner wear. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 igm
"YOUNG MAN - WHY AIN'T / YOU AT THE FRONT? // LADY - SHE / DON'T GIVE MILK / AT THE FRONT. // GC423 / Manistique Tourist Court. Manistique, Mich." unused Bursheen-finish linen postcard, small upper corner crease, small scrapes near the top left front corner. Hard to find! $5.00 m(m)mc
"ZEPPELIN TOURIST CAMP Jennerstown, Penna." the door to its eatery flanked by Coca Cola bottle signs, an long arrow near its nose pointing the way to the rest rooms; circa-1930 sepia-tone DOPS real photo post card, pencilled annotation of back reads 'now located at Deerfield Ohio on Rout 14', small lower corner crease, minor edge wear. For an article on this roadside Americana, please see the Lincoln Highway Forum Vol. 8 (1,2) 22. Rare: when we searched the Internet we could find no other offers, no recorded sales & no exhibits. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. p(j)rmccz#
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