"A Sonora Phonograph is the most cherished of all Christmas gifts" with art showing a Sonora delivery truck outside the bay window of a residence all decked out for Christmas. J." advertising calendar postcard, addressed but not mailed, light toning shows in the front borders, minor edge wear, back paper browning evenly with age. Seen elsewhere as high as .99, but we need only .50 cngdi. In 1996 this aircraft was deregistered & exported to Mexico. Advertising card (with preprinted message we use as the caption) from Irwin Moser & Son in Hamden NJ ('merchants of pianos and players pianos / Edison, Victor & Sonora), distributed August 24 1921 at the Flemington New Jersey Fair. Hamden is very small; it lost its post office in 1918. Another example with more pronounced paper browning from album contact & considerable corner wear & rounding.
Possibly unique: no printed caption, no photographer attribution, no publisher attribution. Meseck / 79883" Tichnor linen postcard mailed 1960 from Everest Kansas, autographed by their Acting Postmaster R. Miller, very light toning both sides, noticeable upper corner wear. $0.75 n 1905, 4 small dings along one edge, other corner & edge wear, light toning on front. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in or format. "AN ACTUAL PHOTO OF THE HINDENBURG DISASTER / LAKEHURST, N.
"Meseck Lines--Jersey City & New York to Rye Beach, N. $4.50 s(m)n(n)n(r)n(j)LAKE HOPATCONG (MORRIS COUNTY). J., MAY 6th, 1937" unused real photo post card copyrighted by The Garraway Company in Rutherford New Jersey, slight curl to the paper is no problem in an album or even sleeved, slight oxidation consistent with its age.
"W2FHS" QSL card with art depicting operator Leslie G. "-- - - -- / CHARLIE BURKE" QSL post card with call sign in Morse code & hobby-related cartoon art mailed 1985 by the named operator, a little cancel ink on front, 2 small corner bends. "W2WAH" QSL card with attractive hobby-related graphics, mailed there JAN 27 1948 (clear DPO cancel, our La Posta indicates 1945 as its last year, but we must respectfully disagree) by operator Charles O.
Mee at his equipment, mailed 1935, vertical crease that is long but faint, long corner crease, toned back, couple light spots of toning on front. "W3EEZ" QSL card on thick blue stock mailed there MAY 28 1934 (good strike of the DPO cancel) by operator Stacy Armstrong, tiny pinhole at top center as is common this era, minor edge wear. "The IBM Mainframe Set / is yours for only $4.95 // The Library of Computer / and Information Sciences" unused business reply card from an October 1989 ad campaign of The Library of computer and Information Sciences in Delran New Jersey, excellent condition. Rustin, one corner with minor wear, a little toning at the top back edge. J." unused Kodak real photo postcard with good focus & much oxidation. TUTTLE" including a Swift & Company horse-drawn delivery wagon & personnel before it; uncaptioned (so we use the storefront signage) & unused real photo postcard with oxidation consistent with age, good edges.
We have seen one letterhead from it, giving club headquarters at 506-508 Central Avenue, Jersey City New Jersey. 3 / CLEMENTS" showing it undergoing repairs in early 1925 to its mooring assembly, nose, control car & fins after being damaged in a gale; postcard mailed JUL 27 1925 from Seaside Park NJ to Mrs. Even more surprising, we could not find anything for "De's Inn" "Lakehurst, N. "W2IEO" shortwave QSL postcard, used 1977 by operator Bill Westbrook, colorful front includes American flag graphic, partial cancel on front, back toned considerable because it was forwarded.
Their boathouse was, therefore, likely either on the Hudson River or on a reach of the Hackensack River. on Lake Hopatcong" linen postcard mailed there 1955, 1" tear that closes well, a little extraneous writing on back, as is. Alfred Braddock in Berlin NJ, messaged 'Came through Lakehurst saw the two dirrigables(sic) it was a wonderfull(sic) sight.', each right front corner creased twice, light toning on back.
Surely unpopular because the point of the automobile is not explained. C." showing its small boathouse with members seated on the dock, 1 member alongside in a canoe; uncaptioned sepia-tone real photo post card mailed at New York Station D in 1905 to Mr. J." showing an exterior corner & open door, unused black & white post card, internal crease.
Ernst Schwarz c/o The YMCA City, oxidation consistent with age, trivial corner wear. J." color white-border era postcard mailed there 1933, published by Tichnor, small ding in left front border, minor corner wear, lightly toned back. "W2MXX" QSL card mailed there 1947 by operator Bernard D.
n(h)EW YORK, FROM HOBOKEN" with an improbable automobile with 3 passengers suspended over the Hudson River; postcard mailed at the Hudson Terminal Station in New York City NOV 21 1908, mild corner rounding, a little edge wear, long internal crease near the left front edge, light cancel ink toning on back. (1863 - 1929) / GLEAM ON THE HILLTOPS / MONTCLAIR AIR MUSEUM, MONTCLAIR, NEW JERSEY" sepia-tone postcard with thumbprint smudge within the large right border, extensive & interesting note all over the back details museum contents as of February 1946, one bottom corner with noticeable wear, a little toning near one back corner.
Without the car we found it in the Avery Architecture & Fine Arts Library & in the Hoboken Historical Museum; but with the car, it was nowhere to be found. "The next generation 3 Series is on / the horizon and approaching fast / ..." publicizing a new line of BMW's to be introduced in 2006, unused continental business reply card with Monroe Township New Jersey permit number 16.
"BE / A WISE OWL / Quarter Saver / - I Belong To - / ______________ / WHEN FILLED / BRING TO / CENTRAL SAVINGS ASSOCIATION / Talbott Bldg. / Dayton, Ohio 45402" owl design on a stiff cardboard holder that folds out to accommodate .00 worth of quarters, made by Handford Brown Co. J.), apparently never used, corners rounded as issued, regular postcard size. "If you place your name and address on the back of this card / it will be mailed to you as an acknowledgment that" postcard mailed there 1946 with 1-cent Freedom stamp (perfin SNJ) tied, 2 small corner creases. Neat handstamp on back upper left corner may credit the photographer. / July 1917" on his toy Racer pedal car, uncaptioned (se we used all the writing on back) sepia-tone photo the size of a regular postcard, tiny upper corner crease, light fingerprint toning on back. The scene is circa-1906; we found a mentions of Ackerson in the State Treasurer's accounts from 1902 - 1910.