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POSTCARDS & ADVERTISING POST CARDS--CHROME ERA
Regular size (approximately 3.6"x5.6").
See also the Continental size (approximately 4"x6") section.
Custom Patio Room Fits Your Lifestyle / Customized Studio / California Gable
/ ... // Half Off / On The / Installation Of Any / Sunroom or Solarium*"
unused circa-1990 advertising postcard (regular size) with illustration over
all the back for Custom Patio Rooms™. Near mint. $1.25 i(h)a
"Always in good taste... / because it always tastes good. / Known for quality for more than seventy years" including a Claxton Fruit Cake, unused chrome from Claxton Bakery in Claxton Georgia, mild corner wear, lightly toned back. $1.25 afg*
"Barney And Luvs® / A Winning Combination" 1998 advertising card for Procter & Gamble's diapers, picturing several characters from PolyGram Films 'Barney's Great Adventure', near mint condition. $2.00 ma
"'BE YOUR OWN CAPTAIN' / Enjoy any and all points of the DALE HOLLOW / LAKE--..." unused chrome postcard advertising houseboat rentals, numbered 46190 on back, trivial wear at 2 corners, otherwise fairly fresh. $2.50 t(c)s(l)a
"BRONNER'S FAMILY CHRISTmas WONDERLAND" unused chrome advertising postcard showing a signpost to various churches in a garden, For a store specializing in Christmas decorations year-round. $1.50 mac
"B. W. M. BENN, HARPSICHORD MAKER / ... / Double Manual Harpsichord ... based / on J. D. Duicken, 1745, 2x8', 1x4' nasale, buff, / FF-g''', shove coupler, ..." postcard mailed by a conference attendee in Minneapolis Minnesota, cancel ink on front from another card in the mail stream, minor wear to the bottom corners. Most unusual. $3.75 m(m)ma
"CAVANAGH'S Restaurant. - 260 W. 23rd St. New York" unused Lumitone Photoprint advertising postcard, faint small corner crease not into the image, good edges. Details on back: banquet rooms, bar, phone, etc. Open 1876 - 1970, it was a favorite of Diamond Jim Brady, Lillian Russell & John L. Sullivan (among others). It became the Galaxy 21 gay disco which the police closed in 1976. $15.00 n(n)gga
"CHEESE HAVEN PORT CLINTON, OHIO OPEN YEAR AROUND" showing its exterior, unused chrome postcard, much interesting advertising information in back message area, near mint. Sold a wide variety of food including sausage, breads, fudge & wine. (2 available) $1.50 each. ofa
"Custom Wood Kitchens -- Built-in / Appliances / Our Specialty / ... / FERRELL-GARDNER / WOOD PRODUCTS / Phone 61 / New London, Ohio" unused chrome with minor corner & edge wear, small light spot of toning on back. $2.00 oai
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"Dear Sir: May 23, 1962 / Received from abroad some very fine powerful prism binoculars with wide range and high brilliancy ... These are fine for day & night use and for viewing satellites." postal card mailed that day from M. Segal in Cincinnati to Reverend T. L. Beauchamp in Bethlehem Connecticut, a little extraneous writing on the back. $2.50 sa
"EDGREN STUDIO / 85 CHESTNUT STREET / BOSTON 8, MASS." reminding people to do their Christmas shopping there & showing part of their interior, sepia-tone on yellowish paper, writing on back. 2 tiny corner crease, bend at one corner. $1.25 am
"ELECTROLLUX® / Red Carpet SERVICE / ...any make vacuum repaired / ..." with wonderful art depicting a lady whose vacuum cleaner is spouting dust from several places, 1978 copyright, unmailed, from sales representative Lorene Landau. A modern design classic, pertinent information on the back, excellent condition. $7.50 ag
"ELSIE THE COW / and her BRAND NEW TWINS / ELSIE THE COW IS THE TRAVELING REPRESENTATIVE OF BORDEN'S FAMILY OF FINE FOODS" showing her barn boudoir, unused chrome lithographed in the United States, lightly toned back, more pertinent information on back. An unusual piece of Americana! $5.00 af*
"For the smoothest, safest / ride in town - hop on a / new Shelby bicycle. / They're rugged, good- / looking, and feature / many new improvements / ..." advertising card (same size as a regular postcard of the 1950's), pre-printed green writing over the back confined to left side, facilitating mailing by a dealer, lightly toned back. $5.00 ba
"GENERAL MOTORS MOTORAMA OF 1956 • New York, January 19 to 24 • Miami, February 4 to 12 / Los Angeles, March 3 to 11 • San Francisco, March 24 to April 1 • Boston, April 29 to 29" unused chrome advertising post card, fairly fresh. $3.75 aa
"Greenwich Roofing & Sheet Metal Corp. / QUALITY ROOFING - SHEET METAL CONTRACTORS / ... / CHARLES ZERBERINI" 4 different unused advertising blotters with 1963 calendars & signed Earl Moran art, each giving a residential address in the Dyker Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn & a commercial address in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan. All have trivial edge wear. Captions, left-to-right & top-to-bottom: 'Some Chicken'; 'No, I didn't call the plumber!" with a totally nude woman as seen through a transparent shower curtain; "The doctor said I needed glasses"; and "Where'd all those drips come from?', with a touch of ink on the upper front edge. All are rare: we found nothing like them -- for sale, or former sales, or even exhibited -- when we searched the Internet. But most remarkable of all is the nude at the upper right; it is not even mentioned in two authoritative arcade-card-listing websites that we consulted. $125.00 gets all four.
"Here's A Bright / IDEA" chrome postcard with advertising for Veda Gilp Associates on the back, meter mailed JUL 19'95 in Columbus Ohio, small scrape on back affects nothing, attractive front. $1.50 oa
"HONDA / Some people have all the fun" postcard advertising the grand opening of Honda of Newark in Newark Ohio, May 16-17 1969 (cancel is May 14 1969), tape discoloration at top center of both sides, minor corner wear. The slogan was used extensively for its motorcycle advertising in magazines, but this particular card is uncommon. $4.50 mo(n)a
"If You've Ever / Experienced The Magic / Of Walt Disney World, / We're Looking For You! // Win a Disney Vacation" unused 1996 advertising promotion in an 8-panel fold-out (3 shown) from McDonald's® Sweepstakes for the Walt Disney World® 25th Anniversary (in the following year), excellent condition. $1.25 da
"IT'S TIME TO SELL / TAKE ADVANTAGE... / BERKOWITZ BUSINESS BROKERS / 163-18 JAMAICA AVE., JAMAICA, NEW YORK..." ad soliciting bakeries, mailed there 1954, brownish paper, 2 long creases, small corner crease, 3 / 5" tear, partial cancel on front, as is. 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 nfga
"Kellogg's / OF BATTLE CREEK" Yogi Bear and pal in balloon float over the plant & comment, unused chrome with more advertising on back. $5.00 ba
"FERGUSON & MURRAY, INC. / 'Your White Gloved Movers'at / Ft. Lauderdale, Orland, Boca Raton, Hollywood" showing the exterior of their building, unused chrome fro Tom Neel Color Cards, fresh appearance, good edges. $1.00 a
"GENERAL MOTORS MOTORAMA OF 1956 • New York, January 19 to 24 • Miami, February 4 to 12 / Los Angeles, March 3 to 11 • San Francisco, March 24 to April 1 • Boston, April 29 to 29" including many cheerleaders & models above & beside a vehicle, unused chrome advertising post card, fairly fresh. $3.75 aa
"Greetings from Schwaben Hoff Milwaukee / Wisconsin" nice artwork advertising a restaurant, unused. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 (ma)
"HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW / 1964 GRAND CHAMPION STEER / Purchased by Bill Williams for 20,500.00 / WORLD'S RECORD PRICE PAID BY INDIVIDUAL!" unused chrome post card with advertising on back for his restaurants in Houston & Richmond Texas, excellent condition. $7.50 ta(c)ga
"INMAN-MONARCH / GLASS SERVICE, INC. / ... / Highland Park, Illinois ..." with a view of a seating area in their showroom, unused chrome post card advertising their mirrors, patio doors, plate glass, shower doors, etc. Fairly fresh with good edges. $1.50 i(s)i(h)a
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"Keen's English / Chop / House // our / famous / English Mutton Chop" art showing two waiters bringing in a large chop, unused, good edges. Restaurant located on 36th Street in New York City. $2.00 an
Lot of 18 different unused business reply card conveying suggestions to the advertising professional. Varied topics include literature displays, binder, card decks & packs, staff shirts, bags, golf putters, pins, etc. Most 1996-1997. Interesting. $10.00 a
"NEPTUNE GRILL / 145 B Street, S. E. / WASHINGTON, D. C. / OPPOSITE CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY" multiview of their front & aerial view of location (marking notable buildings nearby such as the Folger Library, Supreme Court & House Office Buildings), unused Curteich linen on yellowish paper, pertinent information on back, faint corner crease. $3.00 da
"'New Technology could revolutionise advertising on racing cars' / Autosport May 2001 // AD / FLASH" showing readable Toyota advertising on the wheel of Emerson Fittipaldi's #11 car as it races by, continental advertising card in color both sides, near mint & exceptionally interesting. $2.00 ra
"Products the Pros Use" unused color business reply card from AMSOIL in Superior Wisconsin advertising synthetic lubricants & bearing grease; excellent condition. $1.00 aw
"PROFESSIONAL PEW REFINISHERS" unused chrome advertising post card for Valko & Son in Pittsburgh, claims & contact information of the back. Unusual subject matter & very hard to find! $5.00 ap(p)i(c)g
"Squeeki De Clown / Not Just Another Pretty Face!" unused chrome advertising post card for a Columbus Ohio children's entertainer & magician, near mint. $5.00 mcoa
"The 1960 BEECHCRAFT Model M35 Bonanza -- Top Speed 210 mph. Top Range 1,245 miles." showing aircraft N9586R boarding businessmen, advertising postcard mailed 1961, minor edge wear, traces of cancel ink in the sky. It was registered to James L. Carter & another in Mesa Arizona. Rare. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 a(m)a(m)
"'THE ART CRITICS / by Marcel Brunery / French 19th-20th Century" advertising for Haussner's Restaurant in Baltimore Maryland, where it used to be on display, unused chrome, fresh appearance & good edges. $1.50 a(b)ma*
"The Upjohn Company's old-fashioned drugstore in Disneyland / Over 1000 pharmaceutical antiques..." showing its exterior, unused chrome, fresh appearance & good edges. $1.25 ad
"'THE VENTIAN FLOWER VENDOR' / by Eugene de Blaas / Austrian School (1843-1909)" advertising for Haussner's Restaurant in Baltimore Maryland, where it used to be on display, unused chrome, fresh appearance & good edges. $1.50 ama
"UNION OIL COMPANY'S / Natural Color Scenes of the West / STATE CAPITOL, Olympia, Washington/ ... / TOUR THE WEST THIS YEAR WITH UNION 76 GASOLINE" unused advertising postcard, tiny spot in the back address area, minor wear to the upper corners. $1.50 cwga
"We've / just been thru / the Kellogg plant / where these famous / characters put / the Snap! / Crackle! / Pop! into / Rice Krispies" unused chrome with more advertising & Rice Krispies box in green on back, unused, Classic postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 ma
"You Are Invited to visit our store at your convenience for a personal demonstration of the new ... Maytag AUTOMATIC WASHER" unmailed lithographed advertising post card of the Gable Auto Electric Company in Lakeland Florida, a little toning near the back edges. Necessarily 1962 - 1964 time period, comparing ads & available information about the local company. Rare. $9.00 f(l)af
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POST CARDS & ADVERTISING CARDS
-- CONTINENTAL & OVERSIZE
For smaller size in same era, see also Chromes.
Freecards or rackcards are listed in their own category,
and can be slightly larger than continentals.
ANNUAL / WORTHINGTON ART FESTIVAL // Presented by the / Olde Worthington
Business Association // June 16 & 17, 2007" in Ohio; unused advertising post
card in near-mint condition. Art by K. Krumpe, B. Crockett, S. Hodgin, T.
Champman & more featured on front. $1.50 o(w)a
"1958 DE SOTO / the exciting look and feel of the future / FIREFLITE FIREDOME FIRESWEEP" unused continental postcard, near mint. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 aa*
"Arch Express / TRANSPORTATION / Welcome to Columbus, Ohio / We provide Limousines, Sedans, and Buses" unused continental-size advertising postcard with full color both sides, nea-mint condition. $1.50 o(c)aab
"Cabela's" continental advertising post card from the World's Foremost Outfitter®, lithographed in the US, excellent condition. Shows an Alaska-Yukon moose with 78-inch antler spread on display at their store in Dundee Michigan. $1.50 m(d)aa
"CALLING ALL MODEL / & PEDAL CARS!" continental advertising card publicizing a 2005 series of shows held throughout the US, near mint. Both sides full color & interesting. $1.25 taa
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"CELEBRATING / IMAGINATION // All / Playwear / Sale!" for boys & girls, unused advertising continental for carters.com sale in April 2001, near mint. $1.25 fa
"COLUMBUS HUMANITIES ARTS AND / TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY / NOW ENROLLING GRADES K-8 / FREE PUBLIC EDUCATION / · Highly Qualified Teachers / ..." unused continental postcard from a advertising 2013 campaign for the charter school, near mint. $1.25 eo(c)a
"Cool Mint LISTERINE / PocketPaks™ // GERM KILL / LOUD & CLEAR. // KILL the GERMS. FEEL the CLEAN." unused continental freecard from a 2002 Pfizer advertising campaign, picturing a 'boom box' with the product logo on it, excellent condition. $1.25 fma
"CON-CRĒT / FOR BLOCK-HARD / MUSCLES" showing Ervin Gainer Sr. (11-time USAPL National Champion powerlifter) in action, unused postcard in near-mint condition with a website offer that expired in January 2008. $1.50 s(b)s(w)a
"ENTER TO WIN / MODEL SEARCH / 2007/ BE A GLAMOUR SHOTS® MODEL" unused continental publicity postcard for a photography package, excellent condition. $1.00 ap
"experience aveda / holiday event // AVEDA INSTITUTE / COLUMBUS" 2007 advertising card for an Ohio cosmetology & esthiology school, near mint. $1.50 o(c)a
"FlixPal.com is a certified affiliate of the Spiritual Cinema Circle / Bell Rock / Sedona" thick continental advertising postcard with a piece of red rock embedded within, color on both sides; mailed with first-class stamp to Ohio, a little corner wear, light scuffs in the top front border from postal equipment. Hand-made card from 3deez.com. $2.00 mcra
"GET A CALL FROM / RASCAL FLATTS ON / APRIL TH / 1. Get out your cell phone / 2. Go to 'messages' or 'sms' ... " continental publicity card advertising a CD on both sides (full color), near mint condition. $1.25 mta
"GLASS-WORKS / AUCTIONS / BOX 180, EAST GREENVILLE, PA ... / ... // Presents / An Important Auction of / Early Bottles, Flasks, and Related Items" continental 1993 advertising post card mailed by Permit No. 14 there, 2 small gripper scrapes on back from postal processing, tiny upper corner bend. $1.50 gp(e)a
"GLASS-WORKS / AUCTIONS / BOX 180, EAST GREENVILLE, PA ... / ... // Presents / The Elmer Smith Collection / of Important Bitters Bottles" continental 1993 advertising post card mailed by Permit No. 14 there, 2 small gripper scrapes on back from postal processing, small violet HA routing mark on front. $1.50 gp(e)a
"Gruss / von der 'Csardasfustin'" a Hungarian restaurant in Vienna Austria, unused. The name is taken from an operetta in three acts. $3.00
"I'LL / Buy / That!" continental advertising postcard for an internet auction site, mailed at 27-cent rate, full color both sides, minor edge wear. $1.00 a
"INSTANT / DEF // SNICKERS PICTURES ..." showing the group Black Eyed Peas who starred as hip-hop superheros in series of short films done for Snickers candy bars, publicity for their website, continental card in near-mint condition. (2 available) $1.75 each. ma
JAN 12 1959 Juneau cancel with inverted 12 in dial, on Pentothal® Sodium continental advertising postcard sent to Ohio, view is Mendenhall Glacier. $2.00 a-aa
"La Bombonera / RESTAURANT / Recomended(sic) / by / Rachael Ray / on the TV Show $40 / a Day" including powdered sugar donuts & a 2010 calendar on the back, advertising card in excellent condition. Location is San Juan Puerto Rico. $1.00 ptca
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LONGABERGER BASKET ADVERTISING OF 1993: 3 different continental postcards offering new issues of baskets, liners, protectors & coordinates: the All-American Liberty Basket (shown above), Lily of the Valley Basket & the J. W. Collection® Original Easter Basket. Unmailed, pertinent writing on back from Longaberger Consultant in Whitehall Ohio. All three $4.00 a
"MONITOR / MEDICAL // FREE LOANER BATTERY OPERATED CPAP!" continental advertising postcard to its sleep apnea patients, detailed information both sides includes suggested equipment replacement schedule, 2 tiny spots near top front edge, faint writing impressions on front, otherwise fairly fresh & interesting. $1.50 ma
"NEW MEXICO STATE TOURIST BUREAU / advertises in / HOLIDAY / to reach 850,000 / on-the-go families" continental sent by metered mail, toned front, several small creases, as is. $0.75 an
"New, Positive / Leadership / For West Virginia / Gaston / Caperton / Democrat / for Governor" Unused. $2.25
"'New Technology could revolutionise advertising on racing cars' / Autosport May 2001 // AD / FLASH" showing readable Toyota advertising on the wheel of Emerson Fittipaldi's #11 car as it races by, continental advertising card in color both sides, near mint & exceptionally interesting. $2.00 a(r)a
"NO LIMIT www.nolimit.net / HOT ROD SERVICE / 'Custom tanks / also available'" continental advertising card, near mint condition. $1.25 aa(c)
"ONE Buying Trip. TWO Floors of Quality Exhibitors. / ... / THE BUYERS / CASH & CARRY / AT VALLEY FORGE / FEBRUARY 2, 2009" illustrated with a pottery jug filled with daisies, unused continental advertising post card in near-mint condition. $1.00 p(k)a
"Rosette Inlays of McNally Strumsticks™ / Soundhole inlay rosettes in Koa wood (Moon w/ Stars) / and Cherry ..." unused continental postcard in near-mint condition. $1.25 ma& NEW / NOVA / NOWY
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"Russell Greenslade Design / ... Decorative Handcut Puzzles ..." showing four of his puzzles in color, unused continental advertising postcard in near mint condition, copyrighted. $1.25 oa
"SOME OF OUR VALUED CUSTOMERS // ROCK SOLID / PROMOTIONS" displaying 16 corporate logos--Muscle Mill, Maximum Fitness, Cytodyne Technologies, Reps Fitness Supply, etc.; unused continental, fresh appearance & good edges. $1.50 s(b)a
"Staufenberg Designs / Custom Collage / Amy Staufenberg" showing her 'Great Grandma B.', continental postcard, near mint. $1.00 a
"TAKE / 30% OFF / APRIL 1 THROUGH APRIL 20 / ... / NEW YORK & COMPANY" continental postcard advertising a fashion apparel promotion, surprising fresh for being mailed. $1.00 fa
"The 1964 Pontiac GTO ... built by / Steve's Auto Restorations represents a departure from typical rod building / ..." continental advertising card for a Portland Oregon business, near mint. Sharp! $2.00 oaa
"THE BUYERS CASH & CARRY / AT VALLEY FORGE / OCTOBER 11, 2008" unused continental advertising postcard for a wholesale market event, excellent condition. (2 available) $1.00 each p(k)a
"THE / BUYERS CASH & CARRY / WHOLESALE MART / AT FREDERICKSBURG / October 26, 2008" with 3 illustrations conveying the variety of products available, unused continental postcards in near mint condition. (3 available) $1.00 each. v(f)a
"The / FUNKY / CHICKEN / CLUB // popdomm Sa.17.08.02" bathing beauty popping out of her bikini top on unused continental-size publicity card with the Ace of Clubs design, back lists the artists expected to perform at Köln Germany, near mint. (2 available) $2.00 each. pna%
"The Travel / HAMMOCK / IT BeaTs tHe GrouNd!" continental advertising card with hammock chair, single hammock & double hammock pictured on back with contact information for a Chicago Illinois manufacturer, near mint. $1.25 ai(c)
"The Wild McNally Strumstick™ / We found this specimen resting near a stream at / Yosemite. ..." showing the 3-stringed instrument against a mountainous backdrop; unused continental advertising postcard, near-mint condition. (2 available) $1.25 each, or both for $2.25. yma
"WHAT'S NEW FOR HOLIDAY 02: / AIR PLAYERPOSITE" continental advertising postcard for fashionable basketball shoes from Nike for the 2002-2003 season; front is a black & white illustration of a black basketball player (#30 -- we are supposed to know who he is). [Stephen Curry is our guess.] Near-mint condition & surprisingly hard to find. $2.50 fs(b)a
"Windjammer / 'Barefoot' Cruises ..." showing the Fantome, their flagship under sail, minor corner wear, unused. $2.50
"You learned to walk. / You can learn to ride." continental advertising card for a Columbus Ohio Harley-Davidson dealer's instructional program, near mint. $1.25 ma
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