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GEORGE WASHINGTON POSTCARDS & POST CARDS
|"...Some time ago you made me an offer
for some double / cards with the heads of Geo. and Martha Washington printed / in
blue..." typed on US reply postal card mailed from Kittanning Pennsylvania in 1922,
all corners creased, brownish paper. Interesting. $2.00 w
"105. Washington's Mansion, Mount Vernon, Va." postcard on undivided back, mailed 1907 at Newark Ohio (clear flag cancel), corner wear & rounding, internal crease, toned both sides, partial cancel on front, lacks freshness, as is. $1.25 wv
"106--PARIS--La Statue de Wasghinton.(sic)" including nearby buildings, street sweeper & carriage traffic; undivided back post card from Tébehem, green back with toning, minor corner wear. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 fw
"126. Christ Church, where Washington worshipped. / Alexandria, Va." showing its exterior in vertical format, red caption underneath; postcard with undivided back published by Foster Reynolds, mailed OCT 15 1906 at Mount Vernon on the Potomac (clear cancel, DPO, 1878 - 1928) to Captain C. E. Stroud in Sandusky Ohio, light album impressions at the corners, traces of cancel ink in the upper & lower front borders, attractive. $5.00 vw-v
"133--Washington Monument at Entrance to Washington Park, / Chicago" circa-1941 linen post card with good edges, some writing in the stamp box. Shown left. $2.00 i(c)w. A different printing with slightly darker more saturated colors, a little writing in the stamp box, pencil writing in the message area mostly erased. Shown right. $1.75 i(c)w. Another, similar in coloration to the one shown right, unused but heavily toned area on back. $1.50. Best two for comparison: $3.50 i(c)w.
"1732 Washington 1799 / 'With a heart full of love and gratitude I now take / leave of you. I most devoutly wish that your latter / days may be as prosperous and happy, as your former ones have been glorious and honorable.' / Farewell to his Officers, Dec. 4, 1783." with his portrait within an embossed frame of cherries, unused postcard, minor corner wear, light toning near one back corner. Front shown left. $4.00 wh. Same card, but lightly toned bottom front edge. Back shown right. $4.00 wh
"204--Washington Tomb, Mount Vernon, Va. / Kitchen, Mt. Vernon, Va." multiview with 2 scenes, unused Curteich linen from Scenic Art Series, minor wear at one corner. $2.00 w
"2879--Washington Monument, Arlington St. Church, Boston Mass." including a couple of pedestrians, with the monument distant but partially silhouetted against the sky; postcard with undivided back & fresh colors, printed in Germany, name written on back, trivial corner wear. $9.50 mw
"621.--"Resignation of General Wash- / ington," Annapolis, Dec. 12, 1783. -- / Painting by John Trumbull." color postcard mailed at Washington Maine, 4 tape repairs, internal creases & edge wear. As is. $0.50 hw
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"COPR. WASHINGTON HEADQUARTERS ASSOCIATION / 79488 MAIN HALL, LOOKING NORTH, WASHINGTON HEADQUARTERS, MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION" Phostint with very late usage at Chelsea New York, corner & edge wear. $1.50 wi(h)
"COPR. WASHINGTON HEADQUARTERS ASSOCIATION / 80651 GUARD ROOM, SHOWING ORIGINAL WALL PAPER, WASHINGTON HEADQUARTERS, MORRIS-JUMEL MANSION" interior also includes a fireplace under crossed swords, Phostint with very late usage at Thiells New York, corner & edge wear. $1.50 wi
"Dining Room, Mt. Vernon Mansion." unused color postcard from Leet Brothers, album impressions at corners, one corner creased twice with wear. $3.75 vw
"First in war, / First in peace, / and first / in the hearts / of his countrymen." with his portrait within embossed ribbons and cherries, from International Art, mailed 1915, corner & edge wear. $3.25 w
"First Monument to George Washington, near U. S. 40, Boonsboro, Maryland 70 / 70563" linen postcard mailed SEP 16 1952 from Union Bridge by Mrs. Tilden F. Barnes to Mrs. Rebecca Sisson in Lancaster Ohio, minor stamp damage, tiny upper corner bump, otherwise fairly fresh. $2.75 m(b)m(w)w
"FORT WASHINGTON, WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, NEW YORK CITY." with an circular inset showing his portrait, color postcard from H. Finkelstein & Son, very late usage at Fort Washington Pennsylvania, tape over front & back center, corner crease, corner wear, as is. $1.00 wn
"GENERAL WASHINGTON'S BED CHAMBER, / MOUNT VERNON / Here, in the room where Washington died, ..." in art, 1934 copyright notice, pencil writing on back. $2.00 wv
"GEORGE AND MARTHA WASHINGTON, FROM 'SHADOW PICTURES' MADE BY NELLY CUSTIS / AT MOUNT VERNON IN 1798" showing their silhouettes facing each other, unused Albertype, good edges. $4.50 wsa
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"GEORGE WASHINGTON MEMORIAL BRIDGE - NEW YORK" white-border era Lumitone Photoprint postcard with late usage at East Springfield NY, faint bottom corner crease not into the image, soft corners, back lightly toned. Connects Washington Heights to the Palisades of New Jersey. $2.00 wbn(w)
"'Here's to the hatchet which / holds a high place / Forever distinguished / by fame!" embossed with cherries tied by ribbon, postcard made in Germany, numbered 51646 on back, pencil writing on back, corner crease, mild corner wear, small spot of toning on back. Colorful. $1.75 w
"HOME OF WASHINGTON, MT. VERNON, VA. / © C. O. BUCKINGHAM" including 2 insets with portraits of him & his wife, white-border era post card from Washington News Company, good edges, light mark on back. $1.75 wv
"KENMORE, Fredericksburg, Va. Home of Betty Wash- / ington, only sister of George..." unused chrome from Payer Post Card Co., minor corner wear. $1.00 wv
"Library Mt. Vernon Mansion." unused color post card from Leet Brothers, album impressions at corners, approximately 1" faint internal crease from top edge. $4.25 vw
"MARTHA WASHINGTON'S SITTING ROOM / An interesting detail in this picture is the tiny, private / staircase,..." in art, 1934 copyright notice, pencil writing on back. $2.00 wv
"MARTHA WASHINGTON'S SPINNING ROOM, MT. VERNON, VA." also including a loom for weaving, unused Tichnor Quality View with fresh color postcard, numbered 117927 on back, trivial corner wear. $2.50 wsw
"MOUNT VERNON MANSION FROM THE NORTH / This view shows the covered way, or colonnade,..." in art, 1934 copyright notice, pencil writing on back. $2.00 wv
"Mrs. Washington's Bed Room, Mt. Vernon" unused color post card from Leet Brothers, album impressions at the corners, good edges. $5.00 viw
"Mrs. Washington's Sitting Room, Mt. Vernon Mansion." unused color postcard from Leet Brothers, album impressions as corners, three faint internal creases from top edge. $3.50 vw
"MRS. WASHINGTON'S SITTING ROOM, MOUNT VERNON, VA." white-border era from B. S. Reynolds Co., pencil writing on back, scrape near one corner (both sides--hard to do!). $1.25 wvi. Same except a fresh example both sides, as shown. $2.75 wvi
"MT. RUSHMORE NATIONAL MONUMENT / BLACK HILLS, SOUTH DAKOTA / ...this view shows the heroic proportion of / ..." with measurements of the carved Washington given in feet on front, unused chrome with 2 serrated edges from folder, distributed by Sunset Supply Co., unusually detailed. $1.25 ws(m)
"Mt. Vernon / Banquet Hall" including a fireplace, dining table & large portrait of Washington, unused color postcard from Leet Brothers, album impressions at corners, mild wear at 2 corners. $4.00 vw
"Mt. Vernon Mansion East View" showing its exterior, unused color post card from Leet Brothers, album impressions at corners, minor wear at one corner. $4.75 vw
"Mt. Vernon Mansion, Va. / 11397" unused color postcard published by A. C. Bosselman & Company, paper on back browning with age, mild corner wear. Reddish caste to sky. $5.00 vwb. Similar but another printing with a yellowish sky, 1910 copyright printed on back. $5.00 vwb. Both for comparison: $9.50 vwb.
"Mt. Vernon Mansion, West View" including some of the adjacent archways, unused color post card from Leet Brothers, album impressions at corners. $5.00 vw
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"PORTRAITS OF GEORGE AND MARTHA WASHINGTON AND WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTERS, MORRISTOWN, N. J." unused white-border era postcard published by Tichnor, minor wear to 2 corners & one edge. $2.50 n(m)w
Postcard Collector. July 1988 (Volume 6 Number 7). Features on the Tuck college series, George Washington Tucks, washing clothes & more. $2.00 p,w
"RESIGNATION OF GEN. WASHINGTON, ANNAPOLIS, DEC. 23, 1783" in a postcard painting published by B. S. Reynolds Co., unused, small corner crease, corner crease, toned back, corner wear & rounding. $1.50 whm
"ROOM IN WHICH MARY WASHINGTON DIED, 1789 FREDERICKSBURG, VA." Albertype post card with 1913 copyright, very late usage at Richland New Jersey, 3 tiny spots of toning in the front caption area, good edges. Mary was George Washington's mother. $2.75 wv(f)i(h)a
"SULGRAVE MANOR, seen from the west, / with the charm of its old roofs and dormer windows" color postcard from the Sulgrave Institution, very late usage at Washingtonville Ohio, corner & edge wear, small tear through upper border. Ancestors of George Washington lived here. $1.25 w
"THE BANQUET HALL, MOUNT VERNON / The Banquet Hall or 'New Room' was completed / after the Revolution..." in art, 1934 copyright notice, pencil writing on back, good edges. $2.00 wi
"THE DINING ROOM AT MOUNT VERNON / Mount Vernon is owned and maintained by the Mount / ..." with 1938 copyright notice at bottom front, monochromatic dark green, unused, fairly fresh. $2.00 wi
"THE FLOWER GARDEN AT MOUNT VERNON / The flower garden and kitchen garden are symmetric- / ally placed at each side of the bowling green..." including hedges in a sort of maze, 1934 copyright notice, unused, pencil writing on back, good edges. $2.00 wg*
"The Life / OF / G. Washington / 1732 - 1932" 4-page 9-1/4" x 6-1/4" advertising brochure of the White's Bakery Products, touting & illustrating their home delivery service, front & back shown. The bakery is sometimes seen spelled without the apostrophe as Whites Bakery. It was located on Webster Street in Dayton Ohio & closed in the 1960's. $5.00 wfo(d)
"THE MUSIC ROOM AT MOUNT VERNON / Mount Vernon is owned and maintained by the Mount / ..." including a piano, color postcard, unused, tiny spot on front edge, good edges. $1.50 wm
"The replica of Mt. Vernon / presented by K. Mikimoto" unused postcard with fresh colors, tiny corner crease. Specially built for that exposition as a symbol of Japanese friendship. 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 ewj
"TOMB OF WASHINGTON, MT. VERNON, VA." including 4 ladies & a gentleman nearby; postcard made in Germany, published by Bosselman, paper on back browning with age, minor corner wear & rounding. $5.00 vbcw
Uncaptioned (either side) color postcard portrait within an embossed oval border, glitter added to frame and his jacket, writing on back, toned near one back edge, 3 corners well worn. $2.25 wg
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (SSB(N)-598). "U.S.S. GEORGE WASHINGTON / The world's first fleet ballistic missile submarine..." showing the ship used as a deterrent to war in European waters, unused Plastichrome® post card, 2 pinholes near upper right corner, small internal crease, slight yellowing of the paper with age. $1.50 s(m)w
"Varnum Memorial House, East Greenwich, R. I. 17360" unused linen postcard in excellent condition. Home of General James Mitchell Varnum, it saw meetings among Generals Washington, Sullivan & Lafayette during the Revolutionary War. $3.50 rg(v)hw
"V. F. 60 WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTERS, VALLEY FORGE, PA. / 3A-H961" unused linen from Lynn H. Boyer, small corner crease, corner crease. $1.75 pw
"VF63 WASHINGTON'S HEADQUARTERS, VALLEY FORGE, PA. / 1A-H337" unused linen from Lynn H. Boyer, slight yellowing of the paper with age. $2.00 pw
"Washington Crossing the Delaware, Dec. 25, 1776." with embossed art depicting the historic moment against the background of an American flag (19 stars showing - scene a bit early for that!), unused Tuck postcard from its Series No. 124, small spot of dark toning on back, a little edge wear on top. $3.75 whf
"Washington entering New York" patriotic art on an intricately embossed Tuck Series No. 156 post card, printed in Saxony, mailed 1907 in New Jersey, small but heavy bottom corner crease, all corners with mild wear, some extraneous writing near the left back edge. $2.25 pwtnb
"Washington family homes. // John Augustine's / 'Blakeley // Lucy's / 'Locust Hill'" home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1957 from Rippon West Virginia, small spots of toning near the front edges, small corner crease. $2.00 w
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"WASHINGTON INN, VALLEY FORGE, PA. 120622" showing its exterior, circa 1928 white-border era postcard with very late usage at Branch Dale Pennsylvania, minor corner & edge wear. Soldiers in Washington's Army referred to this as the Bakehouse. $2.25 p(v)w. Similar but very late usage at Vowinckel Pennsylvania, minor corner wear, small sport of light toning in left front border. $2.25 p(v)w
"Washington Monument in Washington Park, Newark, N. J. 9 / 3A-H1143" sculpture showing him standing nearby his horse, as it looked circa 1933; unused linen postcard, back paper starting to show its age, trivial wear to a bottom corner. $2.00 nw
"WASHINGTON // MUSIC ROOM / WASHINGTON'S MANSION" private mailing card mailed OCT 8 1902 (month upside-down in WASHINGTON & BOSTON TR.1 R.P.O. cancel), to Springfield Ohio, addressee's name inked out heavily to mars the back, long upper corner crease, a little cancel ink at the top center front, small tear closes well at bottom. As is. $1.25 wpi
"Washington realy(sic) did sleep / here. Harrewod(sic) Mansion / built by Samuel Washington in 1759." with art attributed to Evellyn(sic) Marshall, home-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed JUN 10 1957 from Bakerton West Virginia. Front annotation: 'Near Charles Town, W. Va.' The name of the Mansion is Harewood; the artist's first name is Evelyn. $2.00 wa(m)w(c)
"Washington's Headquarters Valley Forge, Pa. / 1899 ILLUSTRATED POST CARD CO., N. Y." post card showing its exterior & a white picket fence, unused, undivided back faintly discolored by album contact, minor toning in the front message area, minor wear at the top edge. Occupied as such during the winter of 1777-1778. $5.00 p(v)wh
"West Parlor, Mt. Vernon Mansion" including a fireplace & 5 chairs, unused color postcard from Leet, album impressions at corners, trivial corner wear. $5.00 vw
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