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OEZBEKISTAN / UZBEKISTÁN / OUZBÉKISTAN / UZBEK S.S.R.
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Tashkent / Toshkent / Тошкент QSL
card used 1988 by operator V. Avdeev, minor wear at one bottom corner,
slightly taller than a regular-size postcard. $2.50 u
"Ui8AEH" colorful Tashkent / Toshkent / Тошкент QSL card used 1988 by operator Alex, tiny upper corner crease. $2.50 u
"UI8ZAA" Karakalpak QSL card used 1990. $3.00
"UL7PBD" Karaganda USSR continental QSL card on thin pebbled stock used 1987 by operator Alex, faint corner bend. $2.25 u
"UL7PBH" Krenkel Central Radio Club QSL card commemorating its 40th anniversary, used 1988, excellent condition. $2.50 u
"UL7RDW" Bailhash QSL card used 1989 by operator Yuri. $2.50 u
UZBEKISTAN AIRWAYS. Unused regular-size postcard showing its Ilyushin IL-114 (UK-91001) at Tashkent in May 1994, published in Czechoslovakia from a photo by E. Radnic, near mint. $7.50 a(p)u
UZBEKISTAN AIRWAYS. Unused continental post card showing its Antonov AN-24B (UK-46242) at Tashkent in May 1994, published in Switzerland from a photo by Rolf Wallner, trivial wear to the top edge, otherwise very fresh. $4.75 a(p)u
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|"A GOOD WIFE AND HEALTH
A MANS BEST WEALTH" showing a couple within a hand-colored / tinted heart, leather
postcard, mailed to
Illinois, undivided back, attractive. $5.00
"A / Valentine / Greeting" 3 angels attend to numerous hearts & violets, post card printed in Hong Kong, unused continental post card, obvious reproduction, fresh appearance. $1.00 av
"A / Valentine Message" with two children hugging aboard an early aircraft while a cat balances improbably on a wing, embossed Winsch post card mailed to Thomas Griffin in Simsbury Connecticut, tiny bottom corner crease, minor wear at the opposite corner. $1.75 v
"Capitol -- Winters night. Hartford, Conn." black & white post card with undivided back, converted to a Valentine by 2 dark-red glued-on heart in the lower front corners, mailed there February 1906 to Miss Mattie C. Murphy, faint corner crease at each lower corner. $6.50 c(h)vwc
"Dearest / Love / I send a line / To say, / please be my Valentine // Ernest Nisher, London No. 504" with art showing a man writing with a Cupid & hearts above him, postcard with undivided back mailed 1906, one corner with 2 small creases, small ink smear on back. $3.00 va
"Be Mine //. You're the type - / Right for me" die-cut valentine depicts little girl at typewriter, her little dog looking on, stand fold-out at bottom, heart at top moves with her head & hand. Worn with 2 conspicuous creases; as is. About 6" in height. $1.25 v
"From the / Showers in the / Springtime / My heart will / shelter you. / And when it's / raing love / why then / My heart can / shelter two." die-cut valentine showing a boy & girl with a somewhat moveable heart above them. About 6" in height. $2.00 v
Lot of 13 die-cut Valentines, each somewhat smaller than a regular-size postcard. Most open up with fancy edges & embossing. Most actually used by school children, judging by pencil writings on some of the backs. One is a mechanical that still works. 2 examples shown. $15.00 for all. v
"Sincere / and / Best Wishes" large (approximately 5-1/2") ornate & embossed die-cut valentine heart framing a scene in which a woman is picking flowers for her basket. Brief message penned on back. $3.50 v
"STOP! / LOOK! / LISTEN! // I'M / GOING TO / 'COP' / YOU FOR MY / VALENTINE" two-folds-to-stand die-cut valentine depicts boy policeman & little girl in pink dress. Approximately 7" when folded out flat for display. $2.50 v
DIE-CUT VALENTINES (End of special section)
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"I drink to you,
"Love's Fond / Greeting // If you should catch / this heart of mine, / Sly Cupid, while but playing, / Pray take it to my Valentine, / Without my name betraying" with signed Ellen H. Clapsaddle depicting an angel riding a bejeweled key, intricately embossed postcard printed in Germany for the International Art Publishing Company, long bottom corner crease, soft corners, message on back discloses sender's name. In our opinion, one of her best designs. $9.00 va(c)pa
"Love's Message / to my Valentine" embossed angel pulls cart laden with shamrocks, violets & hearts; color postcard mailed 1906 in the United States, a little extraneous writing on back, corner & edge wear. $5.00
"May / this bow of white / Which gives delight, / And which I send you / A token be of Love divine / ..." with angel, hearts & roses in an intricately embossed lacy design, post card mailed FEB 13 1909 from Nutwood Ohio (DPO in Trumbull County, light Doane cancel), mild corner wear, slight paper curl. $4.50 v-o
"My hopes were high / when I posted / This / Valentine" unsigned (H. B. Griggs?) art with Cupid making a deposit into the US mail; embossed postcard from the L. & E. Series 2267mailed FEB 8 1913, minor corner & edge wear, back paper starting to yellow evenly with age. $5.00 v
"No. 320 Valentine / GOLD AND SILVER BACKGROUND / ASSORTED DESIGNS / 60˘ per 100 / W. H. STANAGE & CO. / PEARL AND WALNUT CINCINNATI, OHIO" sample postcard printed in Germany for United Art Publishing Company in New York City, art on 'VALENTINE / GREETINGS' front shows 2 cherubs borne by a fanciful airship lowering a basked filled with 2 hearts, minor corner wear, name & state written neatly on back may not belong. $4.50 svo(c)g
Postcard Collector February 1990 (Volume 8, Number 2). Features on Tuck Scottish clans, valentines (4 different!) & more. $2.50 p,v
SERIES 1035 VALENTINES (Unsigned Clapsaddles)
"Greeting / from thy / Valentine. // I'll send / Master Cupid / with a little line, / And ask you to be / my fond Valentine." embossed postcard with unsigned Clapsaddle art mailed from West Bridgewater Pennsylvania FEB 11 1910 to Miss May Beagle in Newport Kentucky, lightly toned both sides from album contact. Shown upper left. $6.00 va(c)
"My / Valentine / I love you / dearly. // My air-ship / is light, / my heart is free, / Young Cupid / shall bear my love / to thee." embossed post card with unsigned Clapsaddle art mailed FEB 14 1910 to Miss C. B. Gooch in Yarmouthville Maine, small bottom corner crease. Shown upper right. $6.50 va(c)
"To my / true / Valentine. // Ill send / Master Cupid / with a little line / And ask you to be / my fond valentine." embossed postcard with unsigned Clapsaddle art, slight curl to the paper (no problem in an album), excellent condition overall. Shown lower left. $7.50 va(c)
"Valentine / think / of / Me. // My Air-ship / is light, / my heart is free, / Young cupid / shall bear my love / to thee." embossed postcard with unsigned Clapsaddle art, neat writing in the back message area, slight curl to the paper (no problem in an album). Shown lower left. $7.00 va(c)
=> Special: All 4 of the above Valentines for $24.75. va(c) <=
SERIES 1036 VALENTINES (Unsigned
"A Greeting from / the clouds above, / I send to you, With my best love. // True Love's / Greeting / to my / Valentine" unsigned Ellen H. Clapsaddle art on an embossed postcard printed in Germany, mailed FEB 12 1910, very faint album impressions at the corners, excellent condition overall. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. va(c)
"My / Valentine / think / of Me. // I'll drop my / sweetheart a little line, / And ask her to / be my Valentine" unsigned Ellen H. Clapsaddle art on an embossed postcard printed in Germany, mailed FEB 12 1910, very faint album impressions at the corners, excellent condition overall. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. va(c)
"With / Love's / Greeting. // Little air-ship haste and fly / Through the breezy, / bright blue sky / To a little Love of mine, / Who will be / my Valentine." unsigned Ellen H. Clapsaddle art on an embossed postcard printed in Germany, sender's & recipient's name penciled on back, very faint album impressions at the corners, excellent condition overall. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. va(c)
"St. Valentine's Greeting" with angels in embossed frame with small hearts, Winsch published post card mailed 1910, cancel ink on front. $2.50
"Tis said / Dan / Cupid strikes / the match / That sets the heart a / glow / But where Dan Cupid / strikes that match / Is what I'd like to know" leather postcard mailed JUN 28 1907 at Assaria Kansas (bold cancel, very small town) to 'City' possibly meaning Lindsborg (per writing on front). Some hand-coloring. $5.00 vla-k
"To / Greet / You / Hail to Saint / Valentine, kindly / old friend,..." with embossed floral design, Winsch published post card mailed 1911. $3.25
"To my Valentine I speed, / Wind and weather / I do not heed. // Love's fond Message" an angel piloting an early aeroplane decorated with many hearts & flowers; unsigned Clapsaddle art on an intricately embossed post card from the International Art Publishing co. (their Series No. 1244), a dedication penned neatly on back, good edges. $12.00 va(c)
"To my / Sweetheart" extensively embossed girl riding in a floral boat, Brundage art(?), Tuck Series 11 (Floral Missives, a Valentine series) post card mailed 1909 in Michigan, tiny nick in upper edge, corner wear & rounding, light toning near the front corners. $7.00 tgv
"To my / true / Valentine. / You're not to be mentioned / with any in one breath, / So I'll say to you / simply, your True / Friend till death." art on an embossed postcard from International Art Publishing (their Series No. 1387), mailed 1913 in Mount Vernon Ohio, 3 corners with small creases, the other corner rounded, a few small spots of light toning on back. $3.00 v
"To My / Valentine" in an embossed heart with attractive young lady drawn at the right, postcard mailed 1913, cancel ink on front, soft corners. $3.00
"To / My Valentine" with a bouquet of blue & white flowers in horizontal format, post card printed in Germany, embossed highlights, mailed circa 1914, slight rounding of corners. $2.00 v
"To my / Valentine / Dear heart of mine / True heart of mine / Tis time o'year / for Valentine" with envelope within a horseshoe-shaped garland of violets, Valentine Series No. 42, post card mailed 1913 from Brooklyn, embossed highlights, light toning on front. $2.00 v
"To My Valentine / I would be FRIENDS / with you and have / your Love / Shakespear(sic)" circa-1908 (unevenly divided back) Winsch postcard, messaged on back to Mr. Leo Hastings in Hagerstown Indiana, back paper browning evenly with age, 2 tiny corner bends. $2.00 wv
"To My Valentine / LOOK THRO" unused hold-to-light divided-back postcard printed in Germany, unexplained child at mailbox trademark near a back corner. Art depicts Cupid riding an improbable candle-shaped airship, pointing to the heart which, when held to light, reddens up appropriately & reveals a quality drawing of a man in formal attire smoking a cigar! Rare. $14.00 hvs
"To My Valentine // Too slow by far are automobiles, / Or anything else that goes on wheels; / But what do you say to an air-balloon, / A trip to the stars and the honeymoon? // AIR-LINE LIMITED. / COPYRIGHT 1908, BY H. L. McCARTHY." unused postcard with an unevenly divided back, thick stock so edge wear is trivial. We found a few other examples, but not with the red letter starting the caption at the top. $6.00 vp
TUCK SERIES 11 FLORAL MISSIVES (a Valentine Series). "To my / Sweetheart" extensively embossed girl riding in a floral boat, Brundage art(?). post card mailed 1909 in Michigan, tiny nick in edge, corner wear & rounding, light toning in the upper front corners. $7.00 "With / Valentine Greetings" extensively embossed girl riding in a floral boat, Brundage art(?), printed in Saxony, tiny nicks in edge, album marks on front, mailed 1909 in Ohio, lightly toned front. $7.00 "To My / Valentine" large embossed rose & gold heart, printed in Saxony, lightly toned back, album marks on back, pencil writing on front & writing on back, light album marks at the corners of both sided. $5.00 "To My / Valentine / With Fond Greeting" extensively embossed pair of finches in a hanging pot of violets, corner & edge wear, stamp removed, several tiny front surface scrapes remove coloring but blend fairly well into the design. $4.00 "To my Love / With / Valentine Greetings." extensively embossed pair of birds in a basket of violets, printed in Saxony, writing on back, minor corner wear. $6.00 -
"Valentine / Greetings // Chust / von heart / between us" with art depicting Dutch children, post card mailed FEB 13 1913, one corner with 2 creases, 3 small spots of toning in the message area, extensive speckles of toning on front. $1.25 vd
"Valentine Greetings / Git a move on - - git a move on. / Dark clouds am passin' by." showing 5 black men in overcoats & slouch hats, each carrying a bag; Tuck postcard from their Series 103, mailed 1907 in Washington State, 2 corner creases--one small, one tiny; small numeral written in upper left front corner may erase. We are told this is unsigned Frances Brundage art. In any event, one of the strangest Valentine postcards we have ever seen. $13.50 bvt*
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"With / Valentine Greetings." extensively embossed girl riding in a floral boat, Brundage art(?), Tuck post card from Series 11 (FLORAL MISSIVES), printed in Saxony, tiny nicks in edge, album marks on front corners, mailed 1909 in Ohio, light toning & a few tiny speckles of cancel ink on front. $7.00 tgv
"Won't you be my Valentine / And exchange your / heart for mine?" embossed postcard with children, mailed 1915 from Roseville Ohio to Mrs. Emma Merckle in New Lexington Ohio by her cousin Amanda, Balboa commemorative stamp, light toning both sides, 2 short internal creases not into the design. $2.50 vcg NEW / NOUVEAU / NUEVO
"Wouldn't you think it would be nice / To glide with me across the ice, / ..." Valentine poem with signed Outcault art showing child couple skating towards a dangerous spot on the ice labeled 'LOVE', Tuck Buster Brown postcard mailed 1908 in Kansas, toning near 3 front corners & the top edge, minor corner wear. $8.50 (a(o)vcps)
"YOU'RE A / KNOCKOUT / SO BE MY VALENTINE" with art showing a man knocked out by a curvaceous young lady, cartoon & number 14 on back, post card printed in the United States. $3.00
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"PACIFIC EXPLORER" regular-size photograph showing a side view of the ship, back annotated '17th June 1990 / @ Vila / Vanuatu', good focus & composition, small internal crease that is hard to detect from the front. Rare. $7.00 v&QSL card with hobby-related line drawing depicting the Phonix Hotel, back with EUDXF & SRAL logos in blue, excellent condition. $3.00 v
"S. S. PRESIDENT HOOVER S. S. PRESIDENT COOLIDGE" unused post card showing the ship underway, Dollar Steamship Lines logo on lightly toned back, trivial edge wear. Both ships were ill-fated. The President Coolidge was a luxury cruise liner that became a military ship during World War II; it sank with loss of 2 lives off Vanuatu while it was serving as a troopship. The President Hoover was mistakenly bombed by Nationalist Chinese on 30 August 1937, with one life lost. After repairs, she ran hard aground off Formosan Samasana Island (now Green Island) on 11 December 37, becoming a total loss. $11.50 s(d)s(o)s(m)vtd
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| lühendid eestikeelsete selgituste
lyhenteet suomenkielisin selvennöksineen ja esimerkein
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