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Postcard: Old Ironsides, Boston

December 29th, 2014 · No Comments

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Card is titled: “U.S.S. Constitution, “Old Ironsides.” Boston, Massachusetts.”

Printed on back of postcard:

U.S.S. CONSTITUTION (“OLD IRONSIDES”)
Boston, Massachusetts
Nicknames when cannonballs bounced off her oak planking, Old Ironsides was undefeated in 40 historic battles. The ship, built in 1797, is still a commissioned U.S. Navy flagship and a living museum of Naval History.

Publishing information:

©Published by Klein Post Card Service, 134 Summer St., Hyde Park, Ma. 02136
Made by DEXTER PRESS, West Nyack, New York

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Postcard: American Freedom Train

December 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

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Card is titled: “The American Freedom Train™ 1975-1976.”

Printed on back of postcard:

THE AMERICAN FREEDOM TRAIN
The American Freedom Train holds the treasures of America’s past 200 years depicting the story and life of America.

Publishing information:

Jerry L. Kaltenbach Enterprises, 3200 Valleyview Drive, Columbus, Ohio.
Curteichcolor® 3-D Natural Color Reproduction (Reg. U.S.A. Pat. Off.)

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Movie: 122114

December 21st, 2014 · No Comments

122114 Hobbit B3D ticket stub

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Postcard: Richelieu Bed, Hearst Castle

December 15th, 2014 · No Comments

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Card is titled: “Cardinal Richelieu Bed, Hearst Castle, San Simeon, Calif.”

Printed on back of postcard:

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HEARST SAN SIMEON STATE HISTORICAL MONUMENT
San Simeon, California, on Scenic Highway 1 between Monterey and San Luis Obispo
The CARDINAL RICHELIEU BED is located in CASA DEL MONTE, built in 1920. Carved in planks of black walnut, it dates to the 17th Century and represents one of the finest carvings at Hearst Castle.

Publishing information:

Ogden Foods Service Corp., Box 6, San Simeon, Calif. 93452
Plastichrome, Boston

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Movie: 120914

December 9th, 2014 · No Comments

120914 Birdman ticket stub

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Postcard: Van Ruysdael’s “A Waterfall”

December 8th, 2014 · No Comments

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Card is untitled on the front.

Printed on back of postcard:

JACOB VAN RUYSDAEL, Dutch, ca. 1630-1682
A Waterfall, ca. 1665
Oil on canvas, 38 3/5 x 33 ¾ in. sight
FOGG ART MUSEUM, HARVARD UNIVERSITY
Gift of Miss Helen Clay Frick, acc. 1953.2

Publishing information:

Printed in Germany by Brüder Hartmann, Berlin

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Postcard: Uganda Giraffes

December 1st, 2014 · No Comments

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Card is titled: “Uganda Giraffe, San Diego Wild Animal Park, “at San Pasqual.”

Printed on back of postcard:

San Diego Wild Animal Park, “at San Pasqual”
Uganda Giraffe
Giraffa Camelopardalis

Publishing information:

ZW.13

Photo by F.D. Schmidt

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Pantone postcard (#493)

November 30th, 2014 · No Comments

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Mom vs. Fred in Scrabble.

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Postcard: Supreme Court statue II

November 24th, 2014 · No Comments

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Card is untitled on the front.

Printed on back of postcard:

Holding a tablet of laws backed by a sheathed sword, this allegorical figure, one of a pair, sits at the main entrance to the Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C.  James E. Fraser completed the statue, know as “Guardian” or “Authority of Law,” in 1935.

Publishing information:

National Geographic Photographer Victor R. Boswell, Jr.

Copyright © 1973 The Foundation of the Federal Bar Association

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Postcard: Market Street, Philadelphia

November 17th, 2014 · No Comments

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Card is titled: “Market Street, West. Philadelphia, Pa.”

Printed on back of postcard:

Market Street, West
PHILADELPHIA, PA.

Center city skyscrapers reflect sunset on ultra modern metropolis.

C-64 Color Photo: Lawrence S. Williams, Inc.

Publishing information:

Art Color Card Distributors – Cherry Hill, N.J. – Phila. Phone MA 7-3773

Mike Roberts, Berkeley 94710

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