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"230:--AUDITORIUM OF N. B. C., WORLD'S LARGEST BROADCASTING STUDIO,
ROCKEFELLER CENTER, NEW YORK. / 42269" with a radio show in progress; linen
postcard mailed from South Schodack NY, upper corner crease not into the
image, minor wear at one bottom corner. An interesting card: back explains
how it had to be suspended in order to insulate from outside noise. $4.50
"AM1460 WBNS / THE VOICE OF THE BUCKEYES" unused keyring, white on red lettering, for station in Columbus Ohio. $1.00 or
"BING CROSBY PARAMOUNT" where the American actor, singer & CBS radio star joined in 1932; unused real photo post card from the Picturegoer Series (No. 1037) manufactured in London, light album album toning on the back, good edges, curl to the paper should straighten out in an album. Shown in formal attire. $9.00 rmm
=> Special: Both of the above postcards for $16.75 r <=
"BREAKFAST IN HOLLYWOOD SONG / (To the Tune of 'My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean)..." black & white postcard, unused. (2 available) $4.50 each
"California / Arm-Roy Orchid / From Cedrics's // The DuBarry / Makeup Kit // The Wishing Ring / By Joseff" black & white with ad for ABC's Tom Breneman's Breakfast in Hollywood radio show on the back, 1945 copyright, unused post card, slight yellowing of the paper with age. $5.00 orc
"Claudia TELSTAR" showing a young girl singing into a microphone, black & white continental, no postcard back, back advertising in German states she has been heard on Radio Luxemburg, gives contact information for her management & more. Interesting. Yellowish tape at very top & bottom of front. $3.00 lr
"CONSTANCE BENNETT GAUMONT BRITISH" American film, theatre & 1940's radio actress; unused real photo post card from the Picturegoer Series (No. 952a) manufactured in London, album marks at the back corners, good edges, curl to the paper should straighten out easily in an album. Starred in 'The Easiest Way', 'The Unsuspected', 'Madame X' & many others. $8.00 mtr
"Der Rundfunksprecher in seiner Zelle, hoch / oben über dem Stadionrund, das gefüllt ist / mit Hunderttausend" real photo souvenir card showing radio broadcasters working high in the Olympic stadium, Sammelwerk Nr. 14 / OLYMPIA 1936 -- Band II / Bild Nr. 196 Gruppe 61. Sold but image still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 ors
DICK HUDDLESTON'S "LUM & ABNER" RADIO SHOW
"Dick and his little woman. Dick has just returned from the County Seat" including a Gulf gasoline pump at the left side, real photo postcard autographed & dated 1950 stamp side, mailed there 1950, readable signs include 'Dick Huddleston of Lum and Abner'. $7.50 aggr+ NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"JOT'EM DOWN GENERAL STORE / LUM and ABNER Props. / Pine Ridge, Ark." real photo postcard from Orcajo Photo Art in Dayton Ohio mailed there MAR 28 1940, one corner with 2 tiny crease, the other corners with minor wear, toning near the back edges. $10.00 a(p)r NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"Eddie Cantor and Tom Breneman" black & white post card, unused. (2 available) $4.50 each
"ERROL FLYNN WARNER" a smiling portrait of the Australian-born film actor, theater actor & radio performer (Lux Radio Theatre & Cavalcade of America, for example); an unused real photo post card, British manufacture for the Picturegoer Series (No. 1043a), album marks at the back corners, curl to the paper should straighten out easily in an album. $8.00 rmt
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"Frances Scully, Irene Rich, Tom Breneman, Sonja Henie" of interest to ice skating fans, black & white postcard, unused. $4.50
"FY8C" continental Cayenne French Guiana QSL carte postale, used 1937 by operator C. Narolles, advertising for Philips Radio as shown, very light toning is unimportant. Postcard sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 fera
"GW3ZV" colorful & interesting Rhigos (near Aberdare South Wales) QSL card used 1948 by operattor John Banner MBE, logo of Sobell Radio (later Sobell Radio and Television Development Laboratory). Tape remnants in 3 spots, 1 small corner crease with nearby wear, slightly longer than a regular-size postcard. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 wre
"CHERNIAVSKY / Cherniavsky and His Greater Gibson Sympho-Syncopators" unused black & white postcard, 4 rave reviews briefly quoted on back, long upper corner crease avoids the musicians & instruments. Shown above.
"THE LATEST JAZZ SENSATION / JOSEF CHERNAIVSKY(sic) / Director of the Greater Gibson Sympho-Syncopators" showing the band director with upraised baton; unused black & white postcard, 4 reviews briefly quoted on back, long upper corner crease only runs through his hand. His name is spelled correctly on the back. Shown above right.
Both of these are rare, and $22.50 gets them both. mo(c)r
"Mischa Auer, Tom Breneman / and 523,000 Breakfast in / Hollywood contributions to / the March of Dimes" post card, unused, couple tiny spots on back. Mischa has many movie credits spanning 1927 - 1966, and was most famous for his dour 'Mad Russian'. (3 available) $4.00 each. rms
"Mumsy And 'Flora True' // Harry A. Cole 1933" showing them performing for radio station WJAY in Cleveland Ohio, Azo (squares in corners) real photo postcard, back inscribed LOVE FROM 'FLORA TRUE' & 'Mumsy' / W.J.A.Y. 9 AM. SATURDAY with irregular spots of whitish discoloration. The station later became WCLE. Rare: the only other offer we have seen misread Mumsy as Mumby. $19.00 o(c)rm NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"OLD FASHIONED REVIVAL HOUR / AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANY & AFFILIATED . STATIONS TO AN INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCE. ; Charles E. Fuller, Director Municipal Auditorium · Long Beach, California Fuller Family / Old Fashioned Revival Hour Quartet, Rudy Atwood-Pianist Audience participating in typical Sunday Broadcast. Revival Hour Chorus, George Broadbent, Organist Zeeland Green, Director of Music" unused multiview postcard with back overprinted in green with new times for US time zone radio broadcasts, lightly toned both sides, minor wear to one upper corner. $8.00 c(l)rrm(v)
"OUR TWO SERVICE DEPARTMENTS / APPLIANCE REPAIRS RADIO REPAIRS / ... / KELLOGG & BERTINE / 692 MADISON AVENUE / ... Near 62nd Street NEW YORK 21, N. Y." advertising postal card mailed 1954 (1-c stamp added), soiled front, vertical crease through center, as is. The location is the Lenox Hill neighborhood of Manhattan was there since at least 1919, but is now gone. Interesting: suggests rewiring appliances, comments on 1950 model radios; etc. $2.00 n(m)re
"Phil Harris / COURTESY OF / MUSIC CORPORATION OF AMERICA" showing the smiling singer, song writer & jazz musician before an NBC radio microphone, postcard in excellent condition. $4.00 rmmf
"President Reagan and his wife both sport / 'Nancy' Reagan Red' in this photo of his weekly radio address to the nation...October 2, 1982" Unused chrome post card. $3.00
"S. E. Il Senatore Marconi" unused hand-tinted real photo post card from Fotocelere in Torino, printed in Italy, just a little toning at the back edges. The electrical engineer credited with inventing the radio, Marconi was made a Senator in the Senate of the Kingdom of Italy in 1914 -- a possible occasion for this postcard. But the back is printed 'C. Reg. U. S. A. May 8/23 - Prod. per N. A.' noting a later copyright in the US. 1923 was the year he was awarded the prestigious John Fritz Medal from the American Association of Engineering Societies --giving an alternative explanation for this postcard. If it is a 1914 postcard, then he shown at 40 years of age; if it is a 1923 postcard, then he is 49. Looks more like 49 to us, and the American award in that year could explain why they got a USA copyright. In any event, Marconi lived longer: in 1931 he set up Vatican City Radio for Pope Pius XI, for example. $12.50 rvei NEW / NEU / NOUVEAU
"STANDING: PAT MCGEEHAN -- THE FOUR / KNIGHTS -- THE FAMOUS / COMPOSER DAVE ROSE. SEATED: VERNA FELTON -- 'GRANDMA' -- ROD / O'CONNER -- LURENE TUTTLE, / 'MOTHER,' / FRONT AND CENTER: RED SKELTON / Hi Folks: / We hope you'll remember / our new radio time / - - FRIDAY NIGHT -- / back on your favorite N.B.C. / station: / We dood it / Red Skelton ..." circa 1948 advertising postcard for the Raleigh cigarette show, stained area obscures no one. Our caption from text on back. A postcard with the same image was used as the Wikipedia illustration for Red Skelton. Sold but front still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 rfta
"The Breakfast in Hollywood Gang: / John Masterson, Bobby Filipino, Tom Breneman / Jo Wilcox, Carl Webster Pierce, Uncle Corny" black & white postcard, unused. (2 available) $4.50 each
"The Brenemans outside their Encino home" black & white post card, unused. (2 available) $4.50 each
"The DuBarry Makeup Kit / California Arm-Roy Orchid from Cedric's / The Wishing Righ by Joseff" Tom Breneman show publicity on back, black & white postcard, unused. (3 available) $4.50 each
"Tom Breneman and Bob Hope" black & white post card, unused, small paper bend near top. (2 available) $3.75 each
"Tom Breneman and guests during a / Breakfast in Hollywood Servicemen's party" showing uniformed men and women close-up, black & white postcard, unused. (2 available) $4.50 each
"Tom Breneman's restaurant across from Hollywood's Radio City" black & white postcard, unused. Shows a crowded interior with an inset showing the exterior. (2 available) $4.50 each (ri)*
"Tom Breneman with all-time oldest Breakfast in Hollywood guest, 105-1 / 2-year old Miss Sarah Van Dyke of Sacramento" black & white post card, unused. (2 available) $4.50 each
"W9JRL" QSL viewcard showing the Allied Store in monochromatic blue as background to the red lettering, small Allied Radio Corporation ad on back, used 1969 by operator Kenneth L. Storch (who was trying to raise funds for a lobbying effort to represent hams in the nation's capital). Interesting. $3.75 ir
"WANTED / EARLY BATTERY OPERATED / RADIOS / Loud Speakers, Telegraph Keys,... / W9FIW" Fort Wayne Indiana QSL postcard mailed 1972 by operator Stanley M. Johnson, illustrated with 2 examples of equipment sought, writing on front supplies call sign. $3.25 iegr*
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"820--Radio Center, Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, California / 0B-H392" showing the NBC building & the Earl Carroll Theater on a moonlit night, unused circa 1940 linen post card, another date neatly written on the back. $2.50 crtm
"856--Columbia Square, Home of KNX Columbia Broadcasting System, Hollywood, California / 8A-H2995" including the Radio Center Restaurant at the right, unused circa-1938 post card, a little wear at one top corner, small light fingerprint toning on back. $2.50 rc(h)
"Greetings from HOLLYWOOD / 124:-STATION KNX, COLUMBIA BROADCASTING SYSTEM, / COLUMBIA SQUARE, HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA" with a Mexican guitar player & dancer in the monochromatic blue border; linen postcard in excellent condition. $3.00 c(h)r
"HC6OJB" QSL commemorative card--60 years of broadcasting from pioneer missionary radio station at Quito, illustration depicts their curtain antenna with 8 parallel-fed dipoles, colorful. Card sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg (191,172 bytes) or .tif format. $1.50 (re)
"WGAU / MOST MODERN 'LOCAL' STATION IN AMERICA / ATHENS, GEORGIA" postcard mailed to Mr. Jack Siringer in Lakewood Ohio after he reported reception of the radio station on December 4, 1938, bottom corner bend, trivial wear at the other corners. Signed Harry L. Grimes for the station manager A. Lynne Brannen. Rare: as far as we know only one other example survives, and our reception is more distant & a bit earlier. 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 g(a)rsg(g)
Wanted to buy--postcards from radio stations in this state. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c
"FRED M. STEPHENS / ...Composer of... / "I Just Want Another / Cookie, Mother, Please' / Written in honor of our Boys in Service / Introduced over the air by many radio artists ..." unused postcard advertising the sheet music from the Nordyke Publishing Company in Hollywood California. Mentions Susie (the Gal from the Hills) on WTMV in East St. Louis Illinois & Evelyn Elben (the Singing Cowgirl) in Columbus Ohio. Not just a composer, Fred's biographical details on the back establish him as a baker who traveled with cowboy bands doing rope tricks (note the rope over his shoulder)! Two tiny spots on front, a light rubber band mark on the back, otherwise fresh. $13.50 rcccgio
"WGN'S RADIO STATION STUDIO BUILDING" showing its exterior in monochromatic dark green on yellowish paper, mailed 1937 at Chicago, interesting information printed on the back, long lower corner crease, noticeably worn upper corner. $2.25 ri(c)
"I4ZFY" exceptionally attractive multicolor QSL postcard with the Italian Royal Cruiser Carlo Alberto (aboard which Marconi conducted radio sea-to-shore trials) & INORC logo on front, used 1987 by operator Sergio Gardini, member of the Italian Navy Old Rhythmers Club, good edges. $5.00 rs(m)i
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"WRNO" New Orleans QSL post card used 1984 by the radio station, colorful US flag & globe design, rounded corners as printed. $1.75 lr
"Highland Light, Cliffs and U. S. Wireless Station, North Truro, Mass." undivided back post card from Metropolitan News, very late usage at Buckland, slight browning of the paper with age, corner crease, corner & edge wear. $7.00 mlr
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"Mazatlán, Sin. / APS-30" unused Ekc real photo post card with good composition & contrast, showing a radio station tower there. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 rm
"XEF" 1941 radio station QSL on US reply card mailed at El Paso, 2 corner creases & a faint internal crease, edge wear, a little cancel ink on front. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 rm(c)
"MACCABEE'S BUILDING, DETROIT, MICH. / 48383" including the WXYZ radio tower & sign on top of it; Metrocraft linen post card mailed there 1937, minor wear to 1 corner, address ink smear near stamp. $2.00 mr
"WWMC" home-made QSL postal card for the Marine City Michigan radio station that no longer is there, sent there JUN 29 1938 to Jack Siringer in Lakewood Ohio by Howard Blakemore (Chief Patrol Inspector, Immigration & Naturalization), cancel both sides. I&N still has an office there. Call sign now used by a radio station in Lynchburg Virginia. $5.00 m(m)r
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"NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY Inc. / 30 Rockefeller Plaza / New York City / ... / short-wave station W3XAL" reception verification on postal card mailed OCT 28 1937, 2 corners with multiple creases. $1.50 rn(n)
ROCHESTER (MONROE COUNTY). "WHAM / 'The Stromberg-Carlson Station'" sepia-tone verification of reception with design, mailed 1937, soft corners, nicer than most of this type. Post card sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size 72-dpi scan in .jpg or .tif format. $1.50 (rn)*
Wanted to buy, other such radio cards from New York. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros! *c
"DOMINION OF NEW ZEALAND / Invercargill 4YZ New Zealand / NATIONAL BROADCASTING SERVICE" US 3˘ reply postal card to a ham radio operator in Lakewood Ohio confirming his report of reception on February 29 1940, cancel ink on top front, minor edge wear. $4.50 rn
"101 ONE FM" unused 4"x6" decal for a Columbus Ohio radio station. Fresh & ready to use. $1.00 r
"CDR Radio Network / COVERAGE TRAVEL LOG" with a map showing the areas in Ohio served by radio stations WCRD, WOHC & WOHP, exceptionally interesting, blank back. $1.50 ro
"The MODEL LAUNDRY CO. // Laundry WASHING / brings leisure hours / Use Our Damp Wash Service // Hear The / Laundry / Broadcast / WSAI / Sat. Oct. 5th / 8:30 to 9 P. M. // Save / Time / Member / Laundry Owners / of Greater Cincinnati & NORTHERN KENTUCKY" approximately 6-3/4-inch by 9-1/2-inch photograph showing a side view of their parked delivery truck number 219, excellent focus & contrast, several short internal creases from the bottom edge, 2 dark spots over the background tree line, as is. $5.00 o(c)ra
WADC (Akron, Ohio)
Both of the above sold but still available for scholarly study & research as enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scans in .jpg or .tif format. $2.00 for either, or both for $3.75. hg(s)o(a)r
WHDL. Bradford, Pennsylvania & Olean, New York. browning of the paper with age, very weak corner. Scan offer in the New York listing above.
WXXP. "JOHN / HAMMOND / Wednesday, December 17" postal card (14-c George Wythe, circa 1985) publicizing the appearance of the jazz guitarist appearance in the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania area, sent to WXXP (an FM radio station there), one corner with 2 creases (one is faint). Image includes his guitar, so this is not Johnny 'Hammond' Smith, with whom he is sometimes confused. $1.25 mr
Wanted to buy--postcards & postal cards from radio stations there, so that we may restock. Please offer us some, priced in US dollars or Euros!
"HOTEL PATTEN. / CHATTANOOGA, TENN.--8" showing WDOD radio towers atop it, white-border era post card, unused, soft somewhat rounded corners. There is a curvy line in the sky that could first be mistaken for the top of a cloud. $3.00 (tr)*
"HV1CN" QSL postcard used 1970 from Radio Vaticana, pinhole in one corner, continental size. $2.00 vrq
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