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Some Of My Great Great Grand Fathers US Post Cards

 
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Posted 09/19/2015   6:00 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Kingstonstamper to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
I was going threw one of his old Post Card albums and thought In would let you have a look.





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Posted 09/19/2015   7:07 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Mike33 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Awesome!
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Posted 09/19/2015   7:12 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Crouse27 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice! The colorful card with 1893 cancel showing use from the Worlds Fair is especially Italy desirable. I really feel terrible for Mr Andrew Smith! What a way to go! Nothing like that would be printed today.
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Posted 09/19/2015   7:18 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Kingstonstamper to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
He sure did enjoy his stamps and old mail. He had several Shoe boxes and a Album with a couple hundred in it I came across a Jefferson 1 cent on gray paper the other day looking threw it die ! is ether a 1 or a re cut. Next time I come across it I will add it to the thread.
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Posted 09/20/2015   05:37 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add SGPostcard to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
How nice are those antique postcards! They are properly kept despite of time.
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Posted 09/20/2015   10:42 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I was fascinated by the Lewando's French Dye House cover and find that this enterprise was (at one time) the LARGEST dry cleaning establishment in the COUNTRY having offices from Boston to Providence to New York to Maryland. They did extensive advertising in postcards and many are up for sale on eBay or can be found on historical websites using a Google search. This history is from their time in Watertown, Massachusetts:

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Posted 09/20/2015   11:12 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Kingstonstamper to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Very Interesting Wt1.Never knew that there was so much information on a Post card. Thank you for sharing this with everyone.
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Posted 09/20/2015   2:43 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Stampalotapus to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nice.

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