Postcard prices realized vary at auction

Postcards sold through
Various Auction Houses
Prices include buyer’s premiums
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GROUP OF 300 POSTCARDS, American, circa 1900-1950. Offered by Kimballs Auction and Estate Services, Nov. 4, 2009. Price realized: $60

real photo postcards
real photo postcards
SET OF FOUR PHOTO POSTCARDS, ALL FISHING CATCH DISPLAYS, including a 41 pound Sturgeon dated 1925, a 25 pound Muskie dated 1924, a studio shot of a Florida catch from 1915 and a photo with trout fishermen, guns and a creel, circa 1915-1925. Very good to excellent condition.
Offered by Lang’s Auction, Nov. 6, 2009.
Price realized: $30

marconi postcard
SINGLE POSTCARD, SIGNED BY GUGLIELMO MARCONI (1874-1937), circa 1900, showing an inset portrait of the inventor against a backdrop of the “Telegraph Transmitter on the Mount Mario in Rome,” Very good to excellent, very minor ink soiling.
Offered by Skinner, Nov. 15, 2009
Price realized: $800


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GROUP OF 80 POSTCARDS, MOST ADDRESSED TO MRS. HANNIBAL HAMLIN, daughter-in-law of Vice President Hannibal Hamlin, many from her husband Hannibal Emery Hamlin, the son of Lincoln's first term Vice President Hannibal Hamlin. Cards depict locations around the world, some in color, a few real photo cards. Circa 1909-1910. Offered by PBA Galleries, Nov. 5, 2009 Price realized: $160
FRAMED POSTCARDS, GROUPING OF INDIAN AND WESTERN SCENES, titled "The West" by Charles M. Russell. Framed 23 inches high by 29 inches wide, circa 1950. Offered by Bob Courtney Auctions, Nov. 14, 2009 Price realized: $45
GROUP OF 33 REAL PHOTO POSTCARDS, pertaining to America and Ireland including that country's 1916 Rising, Connemara Turf Boys, Dwyer McAllister Memorial, Lough Derg Pilgrims. Circa 1900-1950. Offered by Whyte's Auctions, Nov. 14, 2009 Price realized: $208

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