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Before ordering, please email us for the shipping charge. Card companies would take about 5 percent off the top of whatever we sold. We don’t feel like giving it to them, and we would rather not raise all of our prices just for the sake of handling charge cards. Before you write and tell us that we can negotiate a better deal than 5 percent, we know that. But whether it’s 3 or 4 or 5 percent, we still don’t feel like raising the prices to “cover” it, as they say. We were accepting payments through an online payment service for awhile, but then they started charging for their services, too. Maybe things will change someday. We regret that we’re unable to send “bill with” orders, but that just adds to the paperwork, and we’ve got plenty to do without the extra load. The “OLD” photo locator booklet was a reproduction of the Post Office list, which only contained post offices that operated during that year. It had no information about tens of thousands of post offices that closed before that year or opened afterwards.

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Players ante into a pot and take turns spinning the top. If it landed P1, P2 or P3, he would lose put 1, 2 or 3 of his chips, respectively, into the pot. By far, the most common rule is for all the players to add one chip to the pot if “O”, “All Put,” etc. Source of pictures of spinners for this page. Also included are many put and takes that I do not own, pictures taken from eBay listings.

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Many more can be offered–please inquire! Photograph dimensions in this listing are approximate. The photographer was Daniel Boone Carlock. The opening of this school was in The oldest American-built engine in the world Apparently sent as a favor; not commercially produced. The circa 6-passenger coach is not as often seen on postcards; it was purposed to transport the Director of the General Mining Association of Nova Scotia.

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You should probably do better diligence on your stories before you publish them Anonymous I’m approaching 70 years old now and visited back at Christmas time with family at Corona del Mar. There is one rock about one third of the way outthat is very unstable and should be tended to by some city people as someone my loose his balance out there. There is a rock like that on the West Jetty by The Wedge also about half way out. I love that hike out to the ends of both jetties.

Share Your Balboa Thoughts and Memories [email protected] In reply to the question about the cookie shop near the ferry landing, it was the Chip Yard.

Glenn Noon Collection An introduction to the streetscape of Nuneaton. An aerial view of Nuneaton taken from the electricity works chimney, Coventry Street in the foreground. This aerial view shows how close in the green fields were to the old town. On the middle extreme right of this picture is the Newdigate Arms sports ground, where local sports were played. There was even a floodlit football match played there as early as the ‘s. Although the floodlights were portable and electrocuted the operators.

As you can see we get a glimpse of the Market Place, right and side and notice how narrow Coventry Street is. The building with the three gables is the Nags Head pub which had just been rebuilt when this photo was taken. Hugh Hughes who was the curate in charge of Nuneaton church for upwards of 50 years. Famous for his inaudible sermons.

John Warden Clay was a leading light in the Nuneaton Institute that became the library, and his grandson – Sir Frederick Gibberd – the famous modernist architect – designed the Nuneaton Library building which is in Church Street today.

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Isle of Skye Trekking Centre near Portree. Woodbine Guest House at Uig offers guided walks, mountain biking, archery, water skiing, sea kayaking, RIB trips, fishing and dive trips. North-West Frontiers have guided walking holidays in small groups. Excellent accommodation and food at Duntulm Castle Hotel.

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Early history of postcards[ edit ] The claimed first printed picture postcard. Austrian postcard from Cards with messages had been sporadically created and posted by individuals since the beginning of postal services. The earliest known picture postcard was a hand-painted design on card, posted in Fulham in London by the writer Theodore Hook to himself in , and bearing a penny black stamp. Charlton of Philadelphia , who patented a postal card, and sold the rights to Hymen Lipman , whose postcards, complete with a decorated border, were labeled “Lipman’s postal card”.

These cards had no images. In Britain , postcards without images were issued by the Post Office in , and were printed with a stamp as part of the design, which was included in the price of purchase. These cards came in two sizes. Conlie was a training camp for soldiers in the Franco-Prussian war. The cards had a lithographed design printed on them containing emblematic images of piles of armaments on either side of a scroll topped by the arms of the Duchy of Brittany and the inscription “War of Souvenir of the National Defence.

Cards showing images increased in number during the s.

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The middle class had grown much larger in size, and the excess money it had to spend on nonessential goods was enough to support a large industry. Technical advances in photography and printing also allowed businesses to meet this growing demand. Advertisements now promoted and helped legitimize postcards as an alternative way to stay in touch with friends and family without the need of lengthy letter writing.

Over 7 billion postcards were mailed worldwide in , almost one billion in the United States alone; and this does not account for those that ended up in collections rather than the mailbox. This is evident in the large number un-canceled cards we now find from this period. Some have speculated that perhaps up to 50 percent of all postcards produced were collected.

While many other collecting manias visited this time, it was the postcard album that families kept in their parlor, where it became the centerpiece of social gatherings. The production of most other types of paper collectables dating from older traditions faded away as it was replaced by this new desire. Postcard exchange clubs arose like The Jolly Jokers that had more than members, The Society for the Promulgation of Post Cards with 5, members, and the Post Card Union with and astounding 10, members.

Soon card dealers began to outnumber booksellers. The new distribution systems made available for postcards played a major role in their growing popularity. Photographers representing printers would cross the country capturing views of many different places, both obscure and well known.

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Universal City Studios” unused continental postcard, circa , fresh appearance. Salesroom above it; etc. The sheet music for the song of that title came out in Seldom seen; seldom offered. Popular Danish actress of silent films, mostly made in Germany.

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Unused glossy Ekc photo postcard, caption reproduces signature, excellent except for small corner crease at lower left. Many credits – include: From – she appeared in a few film short subjects. She played Mademoiselle Gobette in the ‘Madame la President’. Most notably, she performed in several Broadway theater successes that made her a millionaire.

A very similar photo appears in a Wikipedia article about her, captioned ‘an ‘s publicity photo’; but the style of postcard places it as or beyond. Gaumont Film Company is the oldest film company in the world. Wanted to buy–postcards of her, especially in performances such as ‘Mogambo’.

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Be sure to visit our books page and look at “Hartlepool – The Postcard Collection” which includes many of Owen’s postcards. Because of the amount of images on this page we have divided it into various sections. In the right hand column we have West Hartlepool, Hartlepool, Seaton Carew, Entertainment, Public Houses, a section with schools and choirs and a “just out of town” postcard selection. Greetings from West Hartlepool. Like many cards and images on this page we are not sure of the date but you can see clearly, in the top right hand corner, the crest and motto of the town – E Mare Ex Industria – from the Sea Comes Industry.

Vintage postcards are an affordable and fun hobby! Cards can range from a few cents apiece to the hundreds and sometimes even thousands of dollars each!

Agricultural Data Our region – which was originally part of the Town of Oyster Bay in Queens County – was part of the “bread basket” for New York City throughout much of the colonial era and the early 19th Century. We’re collecting information on agriculture – not only in Glen Cove, but in eastern Queens as applicable – to help develop a picture of agriculture in our region of Long Island. Queens County Agriculture – an report, written by Albert G Carll of Oyster Bay, which provides a description of the state of affairs of agriculture in Queens County.

Notes on Long Island – an artcile describing several of teh farms in northern Oyster bay, including Youngs farm History of Neighboring Communities while these articles may not have anything to do with Glen Cove, some stories are just too good to ignore In , a Locust Valley Lattingtown engineer who had developed the portable hydraulic jack and constructed a steam-powered automobile envisioned a steam-powered slying machine powered by a rotary engine of his own design.

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Beautiful beaches, a variety of ecosystems and wildlife, culture, and friendly people have made Belize a top tourist destination. Visitors to this English-speaking country will find many adventures in the jungle and both on and under the ocean waters. From Mayan ruins, jungle tours, scuba diving, and cave tubing, there is no shortage of adventures to be had in Belize. They first populated the area known as Altun Ha around B. They left behind traces of a rich and luxurious culture, and a people who studied the heavens and mathematics.

Today, the Altun Ruins cover an area of approximately 25 square miles.

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They were designed and printed on the backs to be mailed, often having handwritten letters, addresses and postage stamps on the back. Real photo postcards with baseball subjects are popularly collected by vintage baseball card and memorabilia collectors, and prime examples of famous players and teams can fetch big bucks at auction. Vintage real photo postcards, including of non-sport subjects, is a major collecting area all around the world.

The factory made real photo postcard photopaper that happened to be a convenient size for such purposes. These family photos and snapshots will show standard family poses, including little Jimmy in his school uniform, the family picnicking or a wedding reception. Many vintage real photo postcards are family photos Some real photo postcards were used for advertising or sold to the public at stores and are equivalent to trading cards— and, thus, actively collected by trading card collectors.

Many of these show celebrities such as movie stars, sports stars and politicians. Some famous sports photographers sold real photo postcards. In the United States real photo postcards originated in The American design of postcards was regulated by United States law and can be dated in general by the text and designs. Below is a brief description of the vintage designs. A blank panel was put on the front for messages.

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