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    20th Century Baseball Postcard Collection (120+). Throughout the 20th Century our national pastime has been a popular theme for the post card. Today, they are a popular choice among card collectors as they are just as fun and challenging to collect and more often than not give comic relief to the deeply serious passion that drives hobbyists in their pursuits to build their treasured collection. This extensive selection includes 128 post cards from over 20 different series. This entire collection pre-dates the 1920's and even has a few non-US examples. This is not a collection to be easily duplicated nor find being offered again at auction. Includes: PC798-4 Series No. 5017 G.D. & D. (10/12) - Near set 9 of 12 plus one extra. Saucy play on baseball terms/phrases. Presents VG to EX with a couple lesser, two used in the mail; PC798-20 (13) - Nine different plus extras. BS Series S 125. Young boy(s) playing baseball with terms/phrases. Presents VG to EX with a few lesser, most used in the mail; 1907 C.A. Voight "Kidville Ball Team" (6) - Different series, US and German. All used in mail, FR to VG; Circa 1909 "Balligan" (16) - Complete set of 16(?). Young boy smiling showing bottoms of shoes with diff. comedic quote front. Gold metallic ink. Presents mainly VG to EX, one with hand cut edge, eight used in mail; "Komic Kids" Series 189. American Post Card (1) - Cut small; "Baseball Kidlets" Series 195. American Post Card (13) - Complete set of 8(?) plus extras. Subject #2927 through 2934. Presents VG to VG/EX, most used in mail; "BS" Series S 129 Made in USA (5) - Blue checker borders. Presents VG to EX, most used in mail; "BS" Series S 256 Made in USA (1) - "I Should Worry..." Used in mail; "BS" Series C.S. 507 Made in USA (12) - Complete set of 12(?). Baseball youngsters with valentine style quotes. Presents VG to EX, most used in mail; 1911 "American Kid" Series No. 14 (3) -Presents VG to EX, one used in mail, one hand colored; 1913 S. Bergman NY, No. 6501 (13) - Complete set of 12 plus extra. Presents VG to EX with a few lesser, most used in mail; Circa 1913 "Base Ball Kids" Series (7/12) - Presents VG to EX, most used in mail, two hand colored; Miscellaneous (18) - All humorous kids scenes with baseball theme. Example brands include Parkinson Art (NY), Rotograph (NY), BS Series 459, GE Co. (2), M.T. Sheahan, Schlesinger Bros NY (2), LR Cornwall ('09), Smile Messengers "Comic No. 92, Gartner & Bender (2), T.P. & Co. Series 799-8 (2), plus four non-US including Inter Art "Katchy Kids" No. 163 (UK). Presents VG to EX with some lesser, most used in mail; Unidentified (5) - All humorous kids scenes with baseball theme. Grades FR to VG; Trade cards (5) - All humorous kids scenes with various reverse advertising. Four with Twelvetrees artwork. One hand cut, others EX, 2 GD (pencil) and FR.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    3rd-5th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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