Lot 173 of 541:
2000 postcards from the early 20th century  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$450
$500 - $800

Eight albums of approximately 2000 postcards from the early 20th century
Various places
Various dates

8 postcard albums. Varying number of pages per album. 27x20 cm (10¾x8"), mostly blue cloth, containing a total of approximately 2,000 postcards. 

Collection of early 20th century postcards, many photographic, from around the world, most from about 1907-17. Cards are generally arranged in the albums by countries, cities, etc.  and most are labeled on the spines; for example: "Holland, Belgium, Spain, London, Windsor..." other locales include Rome, the Philippines, the East Coast of the U.S,. among many others. Some cards are blank, others with messages and dates. Other pieces of various ephemera are scattered throughout the albums, including stickers, stamps, programs, etc.

Lot Amendments
Albums with some wear and soiling, postcards in very good or better condition, with no creases or tears.
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