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Ships

Postcards of old water vessels provide a fascinating glimpse into the past. They have transported people to other countries, fought in wars, and were a means of transporting goods around the world. There are many different types of vessels, sailing ships, steamships, warships, ferries, to name only a few. It is interesting to take a look back in time and marvel at our past.

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1910 Antique Postcard, Old Warf Whaling Scene New Bedford Antique Postcard, Excursion Steamer Bailey Gatzert on Columbia River Oregon Antique Photo Postcard, Scene at Stockbridge Harbor Wisconsin Antique German Postcard, Steamer Huronic at Dock in Duluth Minn 1910 Antique Postcard, Harbor at South Haven
PCS60000
Type: Old Wharf Scene, whaling in New Bedford
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG: Germany
Postmark:  Aug 21, 1910
Stamp: 1 cent
Condition: slight corner wear
Price: $20.00
PCS60001
Type: Excursion Steamer Bailey Gatzert, on Columbia River, OR
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG: Lipschuetz Co
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price:
 $7.00
PCS60002
Type: Photo, Scene at Stockbridge Harbor, Wisconsin
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG: no mark    
Postmark:  no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price:
  $15.00
PCS60003
Type:  Steamer Huronic at Dock, Duluth, Minn
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG: Germany
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price:
 $10.00
PCS60004
Type: Harbor at South Haven
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG: V O Hammon Pub, Chicago
Postmark:  Jul 13, 1910
Stamp: 1 cent
Excellent Condition
Price:
  $7.00

Antique Postcard, US Armored Cruiser Pennsylvania Antique Postcard, US Battleship Virginia Antique Postcard, US Battleship Kansas Antique Postcard, US Battleship North Dakota Antique Postcard, USA T. Thomas at Manila Harbor
PCS60005
Type: U S Armored Cruiser, Pennsylvania
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG: Edward Mitchell Pub
Postmark: Aug 7, 19--
Stamp: 1 cent
Excellent Condition
Price:
 $10.00
PCS60006
Type:  U S battleship Virginia
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG: I R N Illustrated Postal Card Co, New York
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price:
 $7.00
PCS60007
Type:  U S Battleship Kansas, copyright 1906
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG:  Arthur Capper, Kansas
Postmark:  Aug 8, 1911
Stamp: 1 cent
Condition: slight wear on edges
Price: $10.00
PCS60008
Type: U S Battleship N Dakota
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG: Grand Forks, ND
Postmark: Aug 15, 1910
Stamp: 1 cent
Condition: wear on edges, crease in corner, ink dots
Price: $10.00
PCS60009
Type: U S A T Thomas, Manila Harbor
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG: Lambert, Manila
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price:
 16.00
1914 Antique Postcard,Chateau Frontenac & Citadel from river in Quebec Antique Postcard, G & I Ferry carrying a train Antique Postcard, Ferry Boat at Pentwater Michigan Antique Postcard, 1907 RA Davenport, George Mather Antique Postcard, Sailing Ships
PCS60010
Type: Chateau Frontenac & Citadel from river, Quebec
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG: V and Sons
Postmark: Aug 11, 1914
Stamp: 1 cent Canada
Condition: edge &  corner wear
Price: $10.00

PCS60011
Type:  G & I Ferry carrying train
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG: Seawall Specialty Co
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price:
 $10.00


PCS60012
Type: Ferry boat at Pentwater, Mich
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG: ad for Oceana Mid-Summer Assembly
Postmark:  can't read, 1907??
Stamp: 1 cent
Excellent Condition
Price:
  $18.00
PCS60013
Type: R A Davenport, 1907, George Mather
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG: H Zimmerman
Postmark: Jan 2, 19--
Stamp: two 1 cent stamps
Condition: wear on edges
Price:  $10.00

PCS60014
Type: 
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2"
MFG: Artright, NY, H Zimmerman & Co
Postmark: Jun 17, 19--
Stamp: 1 cent
Excellent Condition
Price:
  $10.00

Antique Post Card, Hands Across the Sea, Germany 1911
Antique Post Card, Portland Harbor, Portland, Oregon Germany 1904
Antique Post Card, Schlesinger Brothers 1914
Antique Post Card, Schlesinger Brothers 1914
Antique Post Card, Sperm Whaling, New Bedford, Mass 1910
PCS60015
Type: Hands Across The Sea, shiny silver background color
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: Germany, BB London
Postmark: August 18, 1911
Stamp: 1 cent Franklin
Condition: slight corner crease
Price:  $10.00


PCS60016
Type: Portland Harbor, Portland, Oregon, book-post,hand colored
Size:  5 1/4" by 3 3/4", undivided
MFG: Portland Post Card Co
Postmark:  no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition: red mark
Price:  $10.00

PCS60017
Type: Sailing Ship, black and white
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: Schlesinger Brothers
Postmark:  March 3, 1914 
Stamp: 1 cent Washington
Excellent Condition
Price:
  $8.00 


PCS60018
Type: Sailing Ship, black and white
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: Schlesinger Brothers
Postmark:  July 16, 1914 
Stamp: 1 cent Washington
Excellent Condition
Price:
  $8.00 


PCS60019
Type: Sperm Whaling, Hoisting and Cutting As the Whale Rolls, Newford, Mass
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: Metropolan News
Postmark:  August 2, 1910
Stamp: 1 cent Franklin
Condition: edge wear, cancellation mark on front
Price:  $12.00 
Antique Post Card, Colonial Navigation Company 1930
Antique Post Card, Steamer Ideal Excursions, St Paul Souvenir Company
Antique Post Card, Boat Landing Mississippi River, Clinton, Knox Publishing 1909
Antique Post Card, Steamer Majestic, Hammon Publishing 1913
Antique Post Card, Galveston Floating Dry Dock, Seawall Specialty Company
PCS60020
Type: Colonial Navigation Company, Between New York and New England, 1930's
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: unknown
Postmark: no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price:
  $10.00
PCS60021
Type: Steamer Ideal Excursions, Fountain City, Wis, gel card
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: St Paul Souvenir Co
Postmark:  no
Stamp: no
Condition:  corners wear
Price:  $10.00
PCS60022
Type: Boat Landing, Mississippi River, Clinton, Ia: Will call on _______       Schall-Hutchinson
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2" divided
MFG: Knox and Company
Postmark:  Mar 4 1909
Stamp: 1 cent Franklin
Excellent Condition
Price:
  $10.00
PCS60023
Type: Steamer Majestic At Conference Point, Lake Geneva, Wis
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2" divided
MFG: Hammon Publishing
Postmark: Jul 3, 1913
Stamp: 1 cent Washington
Excellent Condition
Price:
  $10.00 
PCS60024
Type: Galveston's 10,000 Ton Floating Dry Dock
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2" divided
MFG: Seawall Specialty Co
Postmark:  no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price:
  $8.00

Antique Post Card, Mallory Liner Entering Galveston, Seawall Specialty Company 1918
Antique Ship Transportation Post Card, Steamer Christopher Columbus, Annenberg Publisher
Antique Ship Transportation Post Card, Entrance to Pentwater, Mich Harbor, Carney Publisher
Antique Ship Transportation Post Card, Lehigh Valley Coal Docks, Superior, Wis, Knox Publisher
Antique Ship Transportation Post Card, Lake Mendoza, Minneapolis, Minn, Rorograph Publisher
PCS60025
Type: Mallory Liner Entering Harbor, Galveston, Tex
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: Seawall Specialty Co
Postmark:  Sept 28, 1918
Stamp: 2 cent red Washington
Condition: edge tear
Price:  $6.00


PCS60026
Type: Steamer Christopher Columbus By Moonlight, Milwaukee, Wis, gel card
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: M L Annenberg Publisher
Postmark:  no
Stamp: no
Condition: edge wear
Price:  $8.00 

PCS60027
Type: Entrance to Harbor, Pentwater, Mich
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: L C Carney Publishing
Postmark:  Mar ??????
Stamp: 1 cent Franklin
Excellent Condition
Price:
  $7.00


PCS60028
Type: Lehigh Valley Coal Docks, Superior, Wis, gel card 
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: Knox
Postmark:  Jun 14, 1911
Stamp: 1 cent  Franklin
Excellent Condition: slight edge wear
Price:  $8.00 

PCS60029
Type: Yzditing Scene Lake Mendoza, Minneapolis, Minn, printing error
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: The Rotograph Co
Postmark:  May 29, 1908
Stamp: 1 cent Franklin
Condition:  slight cancellation mark on front, corner stain
Price:  $10.00 
Antique Ship Transportation Post Card, Canal Near Bureau, Ill, Welch Publisher
Antique Ship Transportation Post Card, Excursion Boat Galvez, Galveston, Texas, Seawall Specialty Publisher
Antique Ship Transportation Post Card, Golden Rule Okoboji Lake, Iowa, MS Publisher
Antique Ship Transportation Post Card, Steam Boat Docks,Lake Minnetonka, Minn, Hammon Publisher
Antique Phostint Ship Transportation Post Card, Poe Lock Sault Ste. Marie, Detroit Publisher
PCS60030
Type: I M Canal Near Bureau, Ill
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: M J Welch
Postmark:  May 15, 1915
Stamp: 1 cent Washington
Condition: slight edge and corner wear
Price:  $8.00

PCS60031
Type: Excursion Boat Galvez, Galveston, Texas
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: Seawall Specialty Co
Postmark:  Mar 6, 1931
Stamp: 1 cent Washington
Condition: edge and corner wear
Price:  $6.00

PCS60032
Type: Golden Rule, Okoboji Lake, Iowa
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: Unknown
Postmark:  Feb 13, 1909
Stamp: 1 cent Franklin
Excellent Condition
Price:
  $8.00

PCS60033
Type: Steam Boat Docks at Big Island Park, Lake Minnetonka, Minn
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2", divided
MFG: Hammon Publishing
Postmark:  no
Stamp: no
Excellent Condition
Price:
  $10.00 
PCS60034
Type: High Level in Poe Lock, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich, Phos
Size:  5 1/2" by 3 1/2" divided
MFG: Detroit Publishing
Postmark:  Jun 3-12
Stamp: 1 cent Franklin
Condition: slight corner wear
Price:  $8.00