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The Month of December

This postcard shows a calendar of December 1911. It is part of a monthly calendar series used for advertising.  The name of the advertiser, Goldberg Bowen & Co., appears at the bottom of the front and with the advertising message … Continue reading

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Classic Chromes — 2015 Favorites

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My Postcard Gems Blog showcases “The Best of Classic American Vintage Chrome Postcards of the 1950s to 1970s” from my postcard collection. Here I have selected a favorite one from each month of 2015 that I consider among the “best … Continue reading

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A 1910 Christmas Suggestion

This postcard has a December 1910 calendar. It is part of a monthly advertising postcard series suitable for use by banks. It is copyright by A. J. Scritsmeier Co. and was sent by the Orange Savings Bank of Orange, California. … Continue reading

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USPS Holiday Mail Advertising

Over the years, the United States Postal Service has issued postcards advertising their mail services. These are ones promoting holiday mail. There may be more–these are just the ones I have found. Most of them have copyright dates so that … Continue reading

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The Month of November

This postcard shows a calendar for November 1911. It is part of a monthly calendar series used for advertising.  The name of the advertiser, Goldberg Bowen & Co., appears at the bottom of the front and with the advertising message … Continue reading

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Dorothy Dainty Ribbons

Dorothy Dainty ribbons were named after the little girl featured in the Dorothy Dainty series of children’s books. The books were published from 1902-1923 and followed the adventures of Dorothy Dainty, the only child of wealthy parents. Dorothy Dainty ribbons … Continue reading

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The New 20th Century Limited Train

The 20th Century Limited was a New York Central Railroad express passenger train from 1902 to 1967. It traveled between Grand Central Terminal in New York City and LaSalle Street Station in Chicago, Illinois, along the railroad’s “Water Level Route”. … Continue reading

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