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8996. "Greetings from CALIFORNIA" - a "LARGE LETTER" postcard - State Capitol and State Flower - state facts on back - Vintage Linen Era Card, circa 1930-1944 - Pub. by: Scenic View Card Co, Tichnor Quality Views, #20 on front, 72845 on back - blue printed back - COND: Excellent - Not postally used - Price $ 3.50

8839. "Greetings from CALIFORNIA" - LARGE LETTER postcard - blue background has California Poppy, state flower and dome of capitol - scenes inside letter of CALIFORNIA - Linen Era card circa 1938 - Pub. by: Western Publishing & Novelty Co., 523 (front), C.T. Art-Colortone, 8A-H538 (front) - blue printed back -COND: Very Good, someone has written "523" on front bottom margin - PMarked 1940 - Price $ 2.75

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4000. "Greetings from California" - a "LARGE LETTER" postcard - state flag and state flowers - Vintage "Chrome" era card, 3x5, full bleed - - Published by Western Publishing & Novelty Co., Curteich & Co, Curteichcolor, J-34 on front - gren printed back - COND: Very good, a light face crease, that does not distract - PMarked 1965 - Price $ 1.50

8121. "Christmas Greeting from California" - "Every one in our rose covered shack Sends Christmas greetings to everyone in your snow covered shack." Artist Drawn - Small House with Flowers/Palms - Candle - Wreath -Old White Border - Circa 1916-1930 -Publ: M. Kashower Co, # 39 -PMarked 1930 Saratoga -COND: VG - "Scuff" on back - Two Light/Sm. Corner creases - price $ 1.75

7760. "Surf Scene On The Pacific" - close view of surf dashing against rocks -Old Divided Back 1907-1914 era - Not postally used - red title - green printed back -Pub. by: Wood's (Inc.), 2203 - Cond: Excellent - Price $ 2.00

5275. Stanford University, Cal. (High View, Looking Down At University - Unpaved?, Palm Lined Roads - Large, Open Lawn In Front Of School (I Think Early Airplane View - "Shadow" Of Wing In Pic) - B&W Photoprint - Horiz - Old White Border era circa 1916-1930 - CA - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) - Black Printed Back - Publ: Pacific Novelty Co. # 258 - Price $ 4.75

4030. Real Photo - "Interior - Sea Lion Caves, O.C.H. 101" (MANY Sea Lions On Rocks In Interior Of Cave - Crashing Surf - Rocks) Horiz. OR - Unused - Cond: EX - B&W REAL PHOTO - Strong B&W - EKC Dashes - (Lt Soil On Back) - Price $ 3.50

1598. California Orchard In Bloom (Trees With Pink/White Flowers) ("Aug. 31, 1907" And "Bessie" Are Neatly Written On Face Of Card) CA - Writing On Back NPU - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 - Edward H. Mitchell (Some Edge Wear) - price $ 1.50

6223. "A Merry Xmas" - Close View Of Oranges On Tree, Poinsettias And Background Scene Of Orange Grove With Snow Covered Mountain - "Oranges And Snow, California" - Heavily Embossed And Gold Stamped - Horiz - CA - PMarked 191? - COND: VG+, ULHC Very Slightly Crumpled - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Gray Printed Back - No Pubr. Listed, Card # 67, on back - Red Title At Bottom - [citrus] - Price $ 2.50

2732. Lick Observatory In Winter. (Snow - Windmill - Barn And Two Horses Outside In Foreground - Winter Sky - Other Buildings Before Observatory) Title At Bottom In Red - White Margin Right Hand Side - CA - Unused - Cond: VG (Soil On Back) Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Chas, Weidner/ Germany - price $ 2.00

4280. Drying-Grounds On A Northern California Fruit Ranch. (B&W Photo Print Of Farm Scene - Two Men In Two Horse Wagon (Ladder) - Many People Under Covered Shed W/No Sides - Drying Racks - Other Wooden Buildings) Red Title At Bottom On White Margin. Horiz. CA - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) - Old UN-Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Brown Back - E.C. Kropp (Early) - price $ 6.00

8385. "On The Stump Of A Big Redwood Tree" - four soldiers, two on white horses - HUGE stump - tree felled to right - great, close view - forest scene - "On the Road of a Thousand Wonders" - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Pub. by: Cardinell-Vincent Co., # 2214 on front - yellow title, green printed back - Not postally used - COND: Excellent - Price $ 4.50

5084. Real Photo - "On Redwood Highway." - View Along Roadway - Redwoods/Thick Forest - A Couple Of Cross Sections, Of Cut Trees - Mfg's. Handwritten, White Title At Bottom - Horiz - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) - B&W REAL PHOTO - EKC Dashes - Sharp/Clear, Strong B&W - Publ: Cart-Ray # 366 - (Sm. Stain On Back) - Price $ 3.50

6333. Real Photo - "Forest Giants Mt. Tamalpais & Muir Woods Ry. California" - (Close-Up Of Base Of Three Giant Redwoods - Forest Floor) Vert - CA - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) - B&W REAL PHOTO, No Stamp Box - Black Printed Back - No Pubr. Listed, Card # 4. - White Title At Bottom/Left - White Border 1915-1930 Era - Price$ 3.50


6695. Real Photo - "The Ride That Appeals To Young And Old. Mt. Tamalpais & Muir Woods Ry. California." (Front Of One Car Says "Gravity No. 8" - Four Cars With Many People - Open Top - Seated 5 Across - Conductor - White Bldg W/Tile Roof - Horiz - CA - Unused - B&W REAL PHOTO - Sharp/Clear - Strong B&W - No Pubr. Listed - Card # 51 - COND: Near Excellent - price $ 6.00


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8218. "Alcatraz Island, San Francisco Bay, U.S. Government Military Prison located here." - Old UN-Divided Back 1901-1907 Era - many buildings , lighthouse, pier to left w/sign - other words in lower right of image, that I cannot read - view from water - wonderful colors - Pub. by: Britton A. Rey, 501 on front - red title, black printed back - COND: Excellent - Not postally used - Price $ 12.00

8219. "California Angels Stadium" - Anaheim, California - close, birds eye view, looking down into stadium - stadium filled with people, parking lots - "A" tower with Chevron sign at foreground - Vintage "Chrome" era card 3" x 5", full bleed image, no title on front of card - info paragraph on back of card - Pub. by: SceniKrome fron Golden West, GW-47B on back - H. S. Crocker Co. - brown printed back - COND: Excellent, - Not postally used - Price $ 6.00

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8177. "Greetings from Berkeley Cal." - "A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year" - "Sather Gate Erected 1896. U. of C. Campus" - hand tinted card - gate and male students - Old Divided Back 1907-1912 Era - Pub. by: Glessner, Morse and Geary, Inc., Berkeley - black printed back - COND: Very Good +, no creases - PMarked 1912, one cancel is Panama Pacific Expo - Price $ 12.00

4067. University Of California, Edwards Field And Memorial Stadium, Berkeley, Calif. (Aerial View - Campus Buildings - Baseball Field - Edwards Field - Memorial Stadium Upper Right - Campanile) Horiz. Berkeley, CA - PMarked 1948 Oakland - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) Linen - Yellow Border - Stanley A. Piltz Co. - CT - Art Tone Series (Lt/Sm Cancel On LH Margin) - price $ 2.50

7213. "Greek Theatre, Berkley, Cal. Seating Capacity 10,000" -Close, Interior View - Many Seats - Potted Palms - A Few People - Divided Back, circa 1907-1915 -Publ: Pacific Novelty Co, # 2253 -Unused -COND: Excellent - price $ 2.00

7335. "Air View of University of California Showing Memorial Stadium and Edwards Field, Berkeley, California" -LINEN ERA Card - PMarked 1948 - Aerial view - campus and surrounding area -houses - businesses -Pub. by: Gilroy Agency - 18883N -Price $ 3.00

Beverly Hills

8643. "Webster's La Cienega" - On the World Famous Restaurant Row (Home of Fine Restaurants) 270 So. La Cienego Blvd., Beverly Hills, Calif. - TWO scene card: exterior and interior - Advertising back: It's Mrs Webster's Lemon Pie (there is signage for the Lemon Pies on outside of building) - Interior has booths and long counter with seats - Green and Chrome exterior - Vintage, Linen Era card circa 1930-1947 - Pub. by: Colourpicture - blue printed back - Condition: Very Good, no creases - PMarked 1958 - Price $ 5.50 Postpaid to U.S. location

5285. "The House That Jokes Built". Home Of Will Rogers, Beverly Hills, California (Exterior - Two Story Home On Hill - View Thru Entrance Gate) Horiz - Beverly Hills, CA - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) - Old White Border 1915-1930 Era - Publ: Westren Publ. & Novelty Co., Theo. Sohmer # 813 - Printer # A-89321 - Price $ 4.50

8076. "Carl Laemmle's Home, Beverly Hills, California" - Beautiful Homes of Southern California (in red) - close exterior view, Spanish design home with red roof, colorful flowers and trees - info paragraph on back -Old White Border Era card 1915-1930 Era blue printed back - Pub. by: The New Stand Distributors, BH14, 133072, Tichnor Quality Views - COND: Very Good Plus, PMarked 1935 - Price $ 15.00

8077. "Residence of Gloria Swanson, Beverly Hills, California" - close exterior view, yellow house with red roof, palms, flowers - Old White Border Era card - 1915-1930 Era blue printed back - Pub. by: Western Novelty & Publishing Co. 827, 95562, - COND: Excellent, Not postally used - Price $ 5.50


8641. "Public Library Burbank California." - close exterior view of Spanish style library, from the street level, tile roof handwritten note on back says: "This is so old that there is now a large addition and park to the left." B&W REAL PHOTO, Ekc stamp box circa 1930's - hand written, white title Pub. by: M. Collins, # 9001. on front - Note: The actual card image is very sharp/clear - the scan did not turn out very well the horizonal "scan lines" are not on the card - COND: Excellent - Not postally used Price $ 7.50 Postpaid to U.S. location


4564. Real Photo - Burney Falls, Calif. (Close View - Looking Down On Falls) Super Detail - Sharp/Clear W/Strong B&W - Vert. - CA - Unused - Cond: Excellent - B&W REAL PHOTO - Kodak Paper & Dashes In Stamp Area - Publ: Eastman's Studio - Card # B-5903 - price $ 3.75

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9119. "The Pergola, Casa Verdugo, Cal." -OLD DIVIDED BACK - 1913 writing on back - Adverting on back - back mentions railroad and Glendale car line -Close view of outdoor dining scene - man and two women - flowers - fancy Casa Verdugu logo on back - Brown printed back -Pub. by: Phillips Printing Co -Price $ 9.00

Catalina Island

6582. Everett Adargo, Native Diver, Catalina Isl, Cal. (Very Close, Head To Foot - He Is Wearing One Piece, Suit That Covers Chest - Back Has "What We Saw At Catalina" Lists Many Types Of Kelp & Mosses And Fish/Shellfish) Vert - Catalina Island, CA - Unused - Divided Back - B&W Photoprint - Black Printed Back - No Pubr. Listed - Two Cent Stamp Box - COND: VG+ (Sm Corner Crease At Upper Left) - (Back Also Has Adargo's Diving Record) - price $ 3.50

7172. "Avalon Catalina Home of Wm. Wrigley, Jr." -(California - Catalina Island) -Era: Old White Border Circa 1916-1930 - Pacific Novelty Co San Francisco, # J53 -Unused - Condition: Excellent -Notes: View from Bottom of Hill - Steps - American Flag - White Archway - Black Printed Back -Large Mansion At Top Of Hill - Flowers -$ 4.00

7399. "Glass Bottom Power Boat Emperor showing the Submarine Gardens at, Catalina Islands, California" -Era: Old White Border Circa 1916-1930 -Publ: Geo. Rice & Sons, Los Angeles -Unused - Condition: VG -Light Corner Crease, At Lower Left - See Pic -Some Corner Rounding -Notes: On back: "Compliments of the Meteor Boat Co." - Info Paragraph -Advertising back for boat trips; times of departure, etc - Great close view of boat - Many People - Name on side of boat -Red Title - Brown Printed Back - Price $ 5.50

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3382. The City Park, Chico, Cal. (Close-Up View Of Fountain And Area Around It - People Seated - Two Buildings In Background - Large Urns On Pedestals For Plants. Chico, CA Writing On Back, Not Postally Used - Cond: VG - Old Divided Back - White Margin Right Side - Chico Book Store - Price $ 3.00

8622. "A Peach Orchard." close view of peach trees - the trees are loaded with large fruit and some branches touching the ground - ADVERTING BACK SEE BACK : that says: CALIFORNIA PRODUCTS - Buy then where they grow - DRIED FRUITS, CANNED FRUITS, PURE HONEY, NUTS - WE PAY the FRIEGHT To any point in the country. Guaranteed this year's crop. Write for price list and three SOUVENIR Post Cards FREE - California Fruit Products Co. Colton, California -AGE: Old Divided Back circa 1907-1914 Era Publisher: Newman Post Card Co., No. A. B. 34 on back - red title, black printed back Condition: Excellent - Not postally used Notes: Early California Advertising: Fruit Farming Industry, Colton, CA - Price $ 6.50

3909. Wells Fargo & Co. - Express - Town Was Originally "American Camp" - Exterior Of Two Story Brick Building - Union Oil 50th Anniv. Logo On Back - Advertising Back - Copyright 1940 - Vert - Name On Front Of Bldg - (Bldg Was Used During Calif. Gold Rush Era) - Columbia, CA - Unused - Black Printed Back - Chrome FB 3x5 - Union Oil Co. - COND: Near Excellent - Price $ 4.00

1256. Seal Rock (Good Close-Up With Seals) Crescent City, CA - Unused - B&W REAL PHOTO - (No Pubr. Listed) EKC Dashes - Price $ 1.25

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8168. "Horticulture Bldg., U.C.F., Davis California" - University of California FARM - Exterior view - old cars (20's), one a roadster, man with motorcycle, looks like he is in uniform (police?) - "Horticulture" plus other words over entrance -B&W REAL PHOTO postcard, AZO stamp box, circa 1924-1949 - Pub. by: No publisher listed - handwritten white title, black printed back - COND: very good, very slight corner rounding and a small upper left corner crease, that does not distract - Not postally used - Price $ 20.00

8749. "Death Valley Scotty's Castle in Death Valley" - close view, looking onto complex - mountains at right, background - white bldg, red tile roofs - info paragraph on back of card - Vintage Linen Era Card, circa 1930-1944 , full bleed - Pub. by: J. T. Watters, 29264N (back) EC Kropp stamp box - blue printed back - COND: Very Good, no creases, slight water stain on back of card - Not postally used - Price $ 3.50

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8971. "The Skunk, Fort Bragg-Willits" - California - close view of train, moving to the right - smoke - black engine with red cars skunk logo by title - yellow title - engineer - wooden fence - The Super Skunk near Ranch Station - Info paragraph on back -Vintage "Chrome" era card, 3x5, full bleed - Published by Mike Roberts, after 1963. C25841 on back - Nor Cal Supply Co - black printed back - COND: Excellent, no creases - Not postally used - Price $ 2.50

7406. "Mariposa Street, Fresno, California" -Era: Divided Back - Circa 1907-1915 - Publ: Edward H. Mitchell, # 776 -Unused - Condition: VG+ (No Creases) -Notes: First National Bank on left corner - Busy Street Scene - Horse drawn vehicles - People - Capitol at end of street - Farmers? Bank on right corner - Trolley at far midground - Victorian buildings - Red Title - Price $7.50

8210. "Barton Opera House, Fresno, Cal." - close, exterior view, horse drawn vehicles, boy on bicycle- signs on building - name in lights at corner - banners hanging from lower roof - acts can be read on some signs - handwritten on back, in pencil, very neatly, "Saw Play "The Alaskan" at this theatre" - Old Divided Back 1907 - Pub. by: M. Rieder copyright 1907, NO. 58210 on back, in stamp box - red title, red printed back - COND: Excellent, tiny corner scuff at upper right - Not postally used - Price $ 14.00

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8944."Green Valley Lake" - many bathers, boaters, diving tower on floating platform - shoreline - Vintage REAL PHOTO postcard, Published by: none listed - white title, black printed back - COND: Very good, minor/light corner bends, that do not distract - PMarked 1941, Arrow Beach Lake, CALIF. - Price $ 7.50

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8995. "Entrance to Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, California" - Muse Fountain - art deco - night scene - Vintage Linen Era Card, circa 1940 - Pub. by:Western Publishing & Novelty Co., C. T. Art-Colortone, 862, 0B-H2581 on front - blue printed back - COND: Excellent - Not postally used - Price $ 3.00

8342. "CBS Television City, Hollywood, California" - exterior of modern white building - CBS eye logo on side of building - red "Television City" over entrance walkway - red flag pole, and flag waving - men at entrance - Vintage "Chrome" era card 3" x 5", pre 1963, full bleed image - Pub. by: Longshaw Card Co, H. S. Crocker Co., LS-109 on back - brown printed back - COND: Excellent - Not postally used - Price $ 3.50

8859. "Little Country Church of Hollywood" - close, exterior view -Vintage Linen Era Card, circa 1930-1936 -Pub. by: Western Publishing & Novelty Co., 831 and 6A-H996 on front - blue printed back - COND: Good: some cancel on face, no creases, mimimal corner wear - Postmarked 1936 - Price $ 2.50

8702. "World Famous Palladium" - Hollywood, California - very close exterior view of 50's style building - marquee with Lawrence Welk - 60's cars - restaurant at left - back of card has greyed background pic of circular building w/spire - back says world's largest dance floor - Vintage "Chrome" era card, 3x5, full bleed, pre 1963 card - Pub. by: Mitock & Sons, P49106 (back), Plastichrome by Colourpicture - color by Emil Cuhel - black printed back - COND: Very Good, no creases, some age discoloration on back - Not postally used - Price $ 3.50

6836. "Pig Stand" - Elizabeth Allan, MGM Player, Stopping For Lunch In 1934 - Eating Establishment In Shape Of A Pig! - Wood Log Furniture - Horiz. - Hollywood, CA - MINT - Unused - Modern Chrome 4x6 - Publ: The American Postcard Co, 3526 - price 85 cents

8092. "Rudolph Valentino's California Home" - close exterior view, blue house (misprint?) with red roof - other houses at background - Old White Border Era card 1915-1930 Era blue printed back - Pub. by: S. H. Kress & Co. 26829, E. C. Kropp stamp box - COND: Excellent, Not postally used - Price $ 5.50

8155. "The Home - Japanese Gardens - Hollywood, Cal." - close exterior view of Japanese style home, from lower vantage point - two palm trees in front - very sharp/clear - Bernheimer Residence and Gardens Hollywood, California - Brookwell Photo (on front) - white, handprinted title -B&W REAL PHOTO, EKC stamp box circa 1930-1950 -No publisher listed, 352, -352-, front -COND: Very Good Plus - Not postally used - Price $ 4.00

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5698. Torrey Pines Lodge On Coast Highway Near La Jolla California - HAND COLORED - (View From Roadway, With Lodge At Midground - Two Early Autos Crossing Bridge - Pueblo Looking Building) Horiz - La Jolla, CA - PMarked 1935 La Jolla - COND: VG+ (No Creases) - Flat Card Stock 3x5 - Divided Back - Publ. For: J.C. Burkhalter, Torrey Pines - The Albertype Co - price $ 4.00

7566. "La Jolla Cove" - California - Real Photo - Hand Colored - view to water and point at left - people on small beach - structure by parking lot - two sets of stairs to beach - Writing on BAck - Not postally used - "Actual Photo" - title on right, white side margin - Pub. by: Actual Photo Co, No. SD 6 - Finished in West Germany - Price $ 4.00

Lake Tahoe

8372. "Tallac House, Lake Tahoe, California" - Close exterior view - two story white house with red roof - large wrap around porch - cupola at center, top of roof - tall trees - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Pub. by: Edward H. Mitchell Publisher (# on front, cant read) - red title, brown printed back - Not postally used - COND: Good, corner rounding and coner crease - Price $ 4.50

8822. "Boat Landing at Lake Tahoe, California" - close view of wooden dock - boats - Victorian people - buildings at background - AGE: Divided Back circa 1907-1914 - Pub. by: Edward H. Mitchell, Publisher, No. 1367 on front - red title, brown printed back - Condition: Very Good, no creases, corner wear -Not postally used - Price $ 4.00


6769R. "Packing Shed, Lodi, Cal." (Interior View - MANY Women - Rough Dirt Floor - Man In Vest & Tie - Wooden Crates - Packing Tables - B&W Photoprint - Horiz. - Black Title On White Bottom Margin - Lodi, CA - PMarked 1908 Acampo (Unusual Cancel) - Old Divided Back - Green Printed Back - Publ: Zimmerman's Pharmacy (front) - COND: VG+ - price $ 15.00

Long Beach

8682. "Crowds on the Pike, Long Beach, Cal." - close, bird's-eye view - very crowded midway - concessions - hotel at right foreground - many umbrellas at left - amusement ride at background - water at far background - large white building at far right background, with red roof - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Publ: Western Publishing and Novelty Co., Theo. Sohmer - black title, green printed back - COND: Excellent - Not Postally Used - Price $6.50

7519. "The Virginia Hotel, Long Beach, Cal." - exterior view, through palms - another hotel at far left? - Old Divided Back Era - Not postally used - Photo Copyrighted by O.A. Bosley 1908 - Pub. by: M. Rieder, No. 5270, Made in Germany - Red title - bottom left corner bent with some damage - red printed back - Price $ 4.50

7515. "The Bath House,Long Beach, Cal." - Close bird's-eye view from ocean - horse drawn vehicles - many people on beach -large building with white columns -concessions - flag - lots of activity - Victorian people in long clothing -Old Divided Back Era - Not postally used -Pub. by: M. Rieder, No. 9031, - Red Title - Excellent condition - Price $ 8.00

7876. "Yachting" - Greetings from Long Beach, Cal. - close, birds-eye view of sailing yacht - 2 masts, at least 6 sails - early american flag - white boat with red trim - people on boat - Old UN-Divided Back Era - Not postally used -Publ. by: M. Rieder, No. 607 - "Post Card" logo on back has eagle design - brown printed back - Price: $ 4.00

7513. "Riviera Hotel, Long Beach, Cal." - three story hotel - covered decks at top corners - close, exterior view from street - "1-13-1909 me" handwritten on back - first floor porch - second story balconies - Old Divided Back Era - Not postally used - red title - Pub. by: M. Rieder No. 7396, A49841 - green printed back - Price $ 8.00

7762. "Moonlight Scene at Long Beach, Cal." - Pier at left - three masted ship at right (with stack) - moon - moonlight on water -red title - Old Divided Back Era - Not postally used - brown printed back -Pub. by: Newman Post Card Co - NPC logo, No. D.19 - Cond: Excellent -Price $ 3.00

7761. "Fun In The __?__ (Sm surface scuff) Long Beach, Cal." - red title -great, close view of Victorian people in water - rope in water, to hold onto - long bathing suits - two masted ship in background - child at close foreground - Old Early Divided Back Era - Writing on back, Not postally used - small correspondence area -Pub. by: Newman Post Card Co, 51040 -Price $ 2.00

8955. "Los Angeles - Long Beach Harbor" - Aerial view - ships, oil storage - lots of activity - date of "1950" handwritten on back - sender is Charles Horn, 7855 Van Nuys Blvd - Vintage "Chrome" era card, 3x5, full bleed - Published by: Union Oil Company's Natural Color Scenes of the West - Union 76 logo on bottom - black printed back - COND: Very good, no creases, writing on back, Not postally used - Price $ 3.50

8144. "Long Beach" - California - beach scene - bathers, water to right - buildings at background - info paragraph on the back and advertising, logo, royal triton oil, mini man logo - Vintage "Chrome" era card, 3x5, circa 1955, full bleed - Pub. by: Union Oil Company, (back) Natural Color Scenes of the West - black printed back -COND: Excellent: "1955" handwritten in pencil on back - Not postally used - Price $ 2.75

8143. "Long Beach" - California - beach scene - bathers, water to right - buildings at background - info paragraph on the back and advertising, logo, royal triton oil, mini man logo - Vintage "Chrome" era card, 3x5, circa 1955, full bleed - Pub. by: Union Oil Company, (back) Natural Color Scenes of the West - black printed back -COND: Excellent: "1955" handwritten in pencil on back - Not postally used - Price $ 2.75

8195. "Long Beach" - California - Looking west on Ocean Boulevard with famous Rainbow Pier and Municipla Auditorium at the left - info paragraph on the back and advertising, logo, royal triton oil, mini man logo - Vintage "Chrome" era card, 3x5, circa 1955, full bleed - Pub. by: Union Oil Company, (back) Natural Color Scenes of the West - black printed back -COND: Excellent: "1955" handwritten in pencil on back - Not postally used - Price $ 2.75

Los Angeles - circa 1901 to 1907 Cards

7089. "Palm Drive, Los Angeles, Cal." -Era: UN-Divided Back Circa 1901-1907 -M. Rieder, Publ. Los Angeles, Cal., # 2513 -Printed in Germany - Hand-Colored Work. 4897 -Unused - Condition: Good -Corner Crease At Upper Left (Not In Image)- Tiny Margin Tear At Bottom Right - Right Corner And Top Edge A Bit "Bumped" - See Pic -Notes: Palms - House at Left And Background - Red Title - Black Printed Back - Early Card - Price $ 3.50

7 7544. "Driveway at Westlake Park, Los Angeles, Cal" - vignette scene -scene of small pond - horse drawn carriages - hand colored? - Old Private Mailing Card (fancy logo and stamp box) Era - Not postally used - Pub. by: Edward H. Mitchell, #15 - Price $ 12.00

7517. "Old Mission Chapel Los Angeles Cal." -Exterior view, white building - iron fence - park setting - people - palms -other buildings - Old UN-Divided Back Era - Not postally used - Red printed back -Pub. by: The Detroit Photographic Co., 5165 - Copyright 1899 - Foxing on front of card - Price $ 5.00

8226. "Scenic Railway, Ocean Park, Cal." - (old los angeles) - great close view of early roller coaster - on pier going out into ocean - covered area at top has American Flag - people on beach - Old UN-Divided Back circa 1901-1906 Era - Pub. by: M. Rieder, Los Angeles, NO. 3252 on back - red title, reddish/brown printed back - COND: Very Good, slight bit of cancel on face, writing on front margin , as per custom, partly says "Will go Monday on. I hope live" - CONDITION: Post Marked 1906 Los Angeles - two cancels - Price $ 15.00

Los Angeles - circa 1907 to 1914 Cards

5525. Palm Walk, Lincoln Park, Los Angeles, California - Long View Of Walkway Lined With Palms B&W Photoprint - Title At Bottom - Horiz - Los Angeles, CA - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Publ: Western Publishing & Novelty - Theo. Sohmer, # 104 - price $ 3.50

5877. Hollenbeck Park, Los Angeles, Cal. - Scene In Park; By Pond - People By Bench - Palm - Willow - Path - Walk Bridge - Trees - Red Title At Bottom - Horiz - Los Angeles, CA - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) - Old Divided Back - Black Printed Back - Publ: Newman Postcard Co, 5326 - Made In Germany - price $ 3.50

5901. Pacific-Southwest Trust & Savings Bank, Sixth And Spring Sts., Los Angeles, Cal. (View From Midpoint Of Building - Busy Street Scene - 10 Story White Building - Old Cars - Close; Sharp/Clear View - B&W Photoprint Vert - Advertising Back - Central Office - Los Angeles, CA - Unused - Cond: VG+ - Old Divided Back - Black Printed Back - No Pubr. Listed - (Some Corner Rounding) - price $ 4.00

8611. "Boat House, West Lake. Los Angeles, Cal." - hand colored card - scene across lake to building - sailboat with two sails at dock - Old UN-Divided Back 1901-1907 Era -Pub. by: The American News Company, A 6135 on back - red title, green printed back -COND: Very Good, lower left corner creases that are faint, and do not distract - slight corner rounding - brief, neat writing, on front rigt margin, as per custom - PMarked 1908 - Price $ 7.50

7772. "Summer Scene at Lake Mary, the Source of Owens River. The Water Supply of Los Angeles" -scene across water to snow covered mountains - trees - tree at foreground, in water - Old Divided Back Era - Not postally used - red title -Pub. by: M. Rieder, No. 4891 - 59720 (in stamp box) - brown printed back - Cond: Excellent - Price $ 3.50

8744. "At the Zoo in the Eastlake Park Los Angeles, Cal." - close view of Victorian people: animal exhibits: "On the Road of a thousand wonders" - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Pub. by: Newman Post Card Co, No. A 76 back - red title, brown printed back - COND: Good, some corner rounding, light face crease at top right edge - PMarked 1912 - Price $ 3.50

7534. "San Pedro Harbor, Cal., in 1857" - (Los Angeles) - Handcolored card - Artist rendition - Horse drawn wagon - sailing ship - Wooden building - primative crane on pier - Old Divided Back Era - Not postally used - Cond: Excellent -Pub. by: M. Rieder, 24102 - Blue Title - Green printed back -Price $ 3.50

8681. "Palm Drive at West Lake Park, Los Angeles, Cal." - Victorian woman and child in pony cart - palms and flowers - unpaved drive - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Publ: Newman Post Card Co. - No, A. 6. (back) 62308 (stamp box) - red title, green printed back -COND: Very Good, no creases, sm. amt. of age discoloration at upper left corner - Not Postally Used - Price $ 5.00

7551. "Auditorium, Largest Concrete Building in the World, Los Angeles, California" - Close, birds-eye view - other buildingas at side and right - awnings - horse drawn carriage behind trees - Old Divided Back Era - Not postally used - Pub. by: Edward H. Mitchell (US), 1204 - red title - Price $ 6.00

8111. "The Canyon, Piedmont Park, California." (Los Angeles?) - lush vegatation, waterfall and stream - close view -Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Pub. by: Edward H. Mitchell, 880 front - red title, brown printed back -COND: Excellent, Not postally used - Price $ 3.00

8269. "The Maze, Piedmont Park, California" - birdseye view looking down into maze - pagoda in center of maze - trees at background - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Pub. by: Edward H. Mitchell, # 879 on front - red title, brown printed back - Not postally used - COND: Excellent - Price $ 3.50

Los Angeles - circa 1930 to 1947 "Linen era" Cards

7139. "Hotel Embassy, Grand Ave. at Ninth, Los Angeles, California" -Hotel On Street - Old Car - "Trinity" over Center Doorway - Nieghboring Buildings - Advertising Back - Linen - Circa 1930-1945 -Publ: No Publisher Listed -Printer: E. C. Kropp, Milwaukee , #26289 -Unused -COND: VG+ (No Creases) - price $ 2.50

8710. "City Hall, Los Angeles, Calif." - close view of white, art decco building - top of building framed by palm tree branches - yellow streetcar in front of building, at foreground - back of card says tallest building in Los Angeles - beige bordered card - Vintage Linen Era Card, circa 1930-1944 - Pub. by: Longshaw Card Co, #614 (front) - blue printed back - COND: Excellent, Not postally used - Price $ 4.50

8836. "Times Building, Los Angeles, California" - view across civic center grounds, palms and trees, monument or fountain at left foreground - info paragraph on back of card - "THE TIMES' on side of white building - clock - red roof - Linen Era card circa 1930-1947, beige border - Pub. by: Longshaw Card Co, 634 (front) - blue printed back - COND: Excellent - Not postally used - Price $ 4.00

8837. "Typical of Early Los Angeles - Olvera Street, Los Angeles, California" -Linen Era card circa 1936, yellow border - street scene , outdoors, with people street vendors, pottery - woman with guitar - fancy shawl above street - Pub. by: Western Publising & Novelty Co., LA-19 (front)C.T. Art-Colortone, 6A-H2613(front) - blue printed back - COND: Excellent - Not postally used - Price $ 4.50

8841. "Greetings from LOS ANGELES, California" - LARGE LETTER postcard - scenes inside letters of Los Angeles - California is red letters - background is sky and cityscape -Linen Era card circa 1930-1947, beige border -Pub. by: Longshaw Card Co, 602 (front) - blue printed back -COND: Very Good, no creases, some cancel on face of card - PMarked 1954 - Price $ 2.50

8845. "Greetings from LOS ANGELES, California" - LARGE LETTER postcard - scenes inside letters of Los Angeles - California is red letters - background is art deco design -Linen Era card circa 1936, beige border -Pub. by: Western Publishing & Novelty Co., L.A. 199(front) C.T. Art-Colortone, 6A-H1000 (front) - blue printed back -COND: Very Good, some very light corner creases, that do not distract - PMarked 1955 - Price $ 2.50

8196. "Los Angeles - Long Beach Harbor" - California - bird's eyey view - oil tanks - ships - city buildings at background - info paragraph on the back and advertising, logo, royal triton oil, mini man logo - Vintage "Chrome" era card, 3x5, circa 1955, full bleed - Pub. by: Union Oil Company, (back) Natural Color Scenes of the West - black printed back -COND: Excellent: "1955" handwritten in pencil on back - Not postally used - Price $ 2.50

Los Angeles - REAL PHOTO Cards - Various Ages

7814. "New Los Angeles City Hall" - (California) - birds-eye view - full frame image - large white building -B&W REAL PHOTO - Not postally used - SSSS stamp box, circa 1920's -Publ. by: na, - white title - Price: $ 7.50

7105. "The House of Wang - China City - Los Angeles." -California - Rickshaws - Bldg At Back Has "The Good Earth" Over Doorway - Signs On Either Size Of Doorway ... One says "Reconstruction By MGM" ... "Dedicated To Louis B. Mayer" -Metal Dragon on Lamppost - Chinese Boy - Other People - "Pool Room" (with Chinese writing at left) - Real Photo DOPS Stamp Box Circa 1925-1942 -Publ: Quillen, # 1853-C -Unused - Very Sharp/Clear - HW White Title - COND: Excellent - price $ 6.50

Los Angeles - Vintage Chrome cards circa 1939 to 1960's

7609. "Olvera Street" - Los Angeles, Calif. - Street scene - close view of woman vendor - four children dressed in Mexican attire - hats - wicker baskets - madonna - woman has red flower in hair - info paragraph on back - Vintage "Chrome" era card - Not postally used - black printed back - Pub. by: Allard Novelty & Postcard Co.,(Pre 1963) - Mike Roberts, C13896 - Price $ 2.00

Los Angeles - Modern carsd circa 1970's to Present

7164. "Giant Bulldog Smoking His Pipe" -Restaurant in Los Angeles, Feb. 1933 - Modern 4x6 Chrome - Mint/Unused -Publ: American Postcard, # 3568 - price $ 1.00


8808. "Los Gatos Santa Cruz Highway" - bird's eye view - old early autos on curvy road, in the hills - rail track at left - hand tinted card? - Flat card stock card circa 1926 (card may be older) - Pub. by: H. J. Crall Co., Los Gatos, Calif. on front - the back of card has French imprint: Aquarelle A. Breger, Paris - red title, black printed back - COND: Excellent - PMarked 1926 - Price $ 6.50

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8202. "Loading Big Wheels With Logs for Transportation to Landing." - back of card is Advertising for The McCloud River Lumber Company, McCloud, Cal. (lots of info!) - California - front is b&w photoprint of loggers, giant log movong wheels, teams of two horses, for moving wheels - very sharp clear -Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Pub. by: no publisher listed, No. 20 on front, 41418 on back, the words "Black and White" as center divider on back of card - black title, brown printed back -COND: Excellent, Not postally used - (mother mccloud, lumber industry) - Price $ 15.00

8175. "Officers' Club, Presidio of Monterey, California" - close, full frame exterior view, of two storey wooden building - wrap-around porch at entrance - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Pub. by: Edw. H. Mitchell, 1148 on front - red title, brown printed back - COND: Excellent - Not postally used - Price $ 4.50

8113. "Ye Alpine Tavern, Mt Lowe, California" - close view of tavern amoung trees, stone base - timbered walls - lady on balcony, man at doorway, man and woman on stairs - view from left corner - trolley track? - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - fancy "Mt Lowe Post Card" logo on back of card: fireplace and rockers - Pub. by: Edw. H. Mitchell, front - brown printed back - COND: Very Good, tiny corner crease at upper left corner, minor corner wear - Not postally used - Price $ 8.00

8205. "THE VALLEY From Mount Lowe. Southern California." - view along side of mountain down to valley - lots of TROLLEY track on side of mountain, snaking along edges - trolly on tracks at midground (very small) -Old UN-Divided Back circa 1901-1907 Era - Pub. by: Charles Weidner, 92 on front - red title, green printed back - COND: Very Good, no creases, writing on front right margin, as per custom - PMarked 1907 Cloverdale - Price $ 5.50

8206. "Great Incline, 3000 Feet Long, Mt. Lowe, California" - great, close up view of Mounte Lowe Trolley and Incline Rubio - many people -incline at back ground - trolley has two Mt. Lowe signs - mixture of b&w and color image - Old White Border Era card - 1919 -1930 Era - Pub. by: , R-76948 on back - black title, blue printed back, bear on cliff, Mt. Lowe logo, two cent stamp box - COND: Excellent - Not postally used - Price $ 5.50

4504. Mt. Shasta Calif. -(Snow Covered Mountain At Background - Taken From Rugged Road - Snow Beside Roadway) Super Sharp And Clear - Strong B&W - Horiz. - Mt Shasta, CA - Unused - Cond: Excellent - B&W REAL PHOTO - EKC Dash Stamp Area - Publ: J. H. Eastman, Card # T 1503 - Price $ 4.50

7651. "Snow at Mt. Wilson Hotel" - California - Hotel almost buried in snow - trees - tower to right - close view - REAL PHOTO - DOPS stamp box Circa 1925-1942 - Not postally used - Pub. by: , 203 - white title - Price $ 8.50

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8384. "Greetings from Nevada City, Calif." - "Mery Christmas and a Happy New Year" - "CARNEGIE LIBRARY" - Small, exterior picture of stone library - holly around titles and picture - bells - bird on holly - hand tinting - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - NOTE: this library was built in 1907, It is located at 211 N. Pine St. Nevada City, CA - Pub. by: Richard Behrendt, San Francisco - black title, black printed back - PMarked 1919, sent by Belle Douglass - COND: Very Good, no creases - Price $ 6.50

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8279. "Auditorium, Ocean Park, California" - great, close, full frame image - four storey building - people on benches - signs: Lapetite 10 cents Threatre, Novelty Photo Studio, Southern California Realty Co., - decorated 2nd floor porch of aduitorium, with people - large white statue of woman - Old Divided Back 1907-1910 Era -Pub. by: Edward H. Mitchell, # 769 on front - red title, brown printed back -COND: Very Good, no creases, bottom corners have some rounding - PMarked 1910 - Price $ 7.50

3385. Oil Wells, Olinda, California. (Many Oil Wells On Steep Hill - Storage Tank With "Union Oil Co Of Cal. No. 14" - Shed With Tall Chimney And Stack Of Wood - Wooden Wagon With Four Horse Team - Dirt Road) B&W Photo Print. Olinda, CA - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) Litho Print 3 1/4 X 5 1/4" - Title On Right Margin - Sub-Post Card Co. - LA - (Non PC Back - Thin Paper) 4.00

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8389. "In the Garden, El Mirador Hotel, Palm Springs, California" - hotel against mountain background - palm trees and people at foreground, umbrella tables, deckle edge card - Vintage Linen Era card circa 1933 - info paragraph on back of card - Pub. by: Photograph by Stephen H. Willard, 3A-H539 on front - blue printed back - COND: Excellent - Not postally used - Price $ 3.75


3381. "Roses All The Year Around" - Little Girl In White Dress On Ladder Picking Roses - Blondhair - Black Hat - Very Tall Roses On Arbor? - Pink, Red, Yellow, White Roses. "On The Road Of A Thousand Wonders". CA - PMarked 1912 Pasadena, Cal - Cond: VG - Pan-Pac Cancel - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 - Stamp Missing - Newman Post Card Co./ Vanornum Colorprint Co. - Price $ 1.75

8505. "Floral Parade " - great, close view of early automobile decorated in flowers for the Rose Parade - horse drawn auto - Man and woman in white clothing - hand colored card - people and buildings in background - More info on the Rose Parade - Old Divided Back 1907-1908 Era - Pub. by: Newman Post Card Co (Angel logo) - black title, black printed back - COND: Excellent - PMarked 1908 Watsonville and Santa Barbara - Price $ 10.00

4894. Wilson School, Pasadena, Cal. - Exterior - View From Street - Ornate Victorian Bldg - Central Tower With "Wilson School 1887" - Iron Fence - Palms - Sparse Grass - Colorized Photoprint - Pasadena, CA - Unused - Cond: Excellent - Early Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Horiz - Green Back - Red Title - Publ: M. Rieder No. 8013 - Price $ 7.00

7881. "Hotel Huntington, Pasadena, California" - exterior view of very large hotel - three flags at roof - view fron front driveway - many flowers - blue and white awnings -red roof - brick lined driveway - white building -Old Divided Back Era - Not postally used - black title - blue printed back - Publ. by: E. C. Kropp, 6889 - Copyright Harold A. Parker (front) - Price: $ 4.50

7848. "Major McKinley, Cawston's Ostrich Farm, Near Pasadena, Cal." -close full frame image of ostrich, wings up, mouth open - white fence in abckground - trees -Old Divided Back Era - PMarked 1909 - red title - light corner creases that do not distract from iamge -Publ. by: Edward H. Mitchell, 461 - Price: $ 4.50

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8318. "A. K. Smiley" - close portrait, seated - white hair and beard - fancy Victorian parlor - back info says: "A. K. Smiley seated beside the loving cup given to him on his 80 th Birthday by the Citizens and Children of Redlands, California" -Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Pub. by: Newman Post Card Co, No. H. 83 on back - brown printed back - Not postally used - COND: Very Good - Price $ 4.50

7217. "The Oaks, Redwood City, California" -View Down Wide Street - Large Oaks - House at Midground -- B&W Photoprint -Divided Back - Circa 1907-1915 -Publ: Pacific Novelty Co, # 6539 -Unused -COND: Excellent - Price $ 2.00


8410. "The Carnegie Library by Night Riverside, Cal." - exterior "night " view - bright lights from windows - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Publ: The Benham Co., 2979 (back) , A-13914 (back) - green printed back - COND: Very Good, no creases, some edge wear - Not Postally Used - Price $ 3.50

7205. "The Roosevelt Palm, Riverside, Cal." - Solitary Palm Tree - Unpaved Street - Large House in Background -- Red Title - Divided Back - Circa 1907-1915 -Publ: M. Rieder, No. 3561 -Writing on Back - Not Postally Used - Stamp Removed -COND: VG+ (No Creases) - Lt. Corner Wear - Brown printed Back -$ 3.50

0756. Redlands - Mirror Lake, Smiley Heights, Redlands, CA - Unused - Litho Divided Back Era - B&W Photo - Theo. Sohmer - LA/ Western P&N Co. - Price $2.50

7090. "Huntington Drive - Robidoux Mountain. - Riverside, California." - Fac-Simile Of Copper Plate At Foot Of Cross - Fra Junipere Serra 1713-1784 - Dedicated April 26 1907 by Rt. Rev. Thomas James Conaty Bishop Of Monterey And Los Angeles In The Presence Of Many People. - Back Has Artist Drawn Pics, Of Four Bells and Mission Inn Logo With Bell - Green Printed Back -Divided Back - Circa 1907-1915 -Publ: Britton & Rey -Unused -COND: VG+ (No Creases) - price $ 4.00

7091. "Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, Calif." - Palm Lined Avenue - Man & Woman By Second Tree - Man With Bicyle Across Street - Hedge - Unpaved Road -Divided Back - Circa 1907-1915 -"PHOSTINT" by Detroit Publishing Co. , # 8907 -Unused - Minor Corner Wear -COND: VG+ (No Creases) - price $ 4.00

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7367. "Famous Arrowhead on road to Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear Lake, California" - Arrowhead Springs Hotel and Spa, San Bernardino - LINEN ERA Card - Unused -Aerial view - Large white hotel - other buildings at right - design in mountains - Pub. by: Western Publishing, 697 - CT Art-Colortone, 3B-H64 - Card circa 1943 -Yellow Border - Price $ 2.50

0787. Chinese Belle And Child, Chinatown, San Francisco - close, full frame view - colorful, ethinic clothing - girl/woman holding baby - PMarked 1904 - Three Cancels - Old UNDivided Back circa 1904, red title - Britton & Rey, card 513, on front - Cond: Lt Corner Rounding, Message Written On Front Of Card, as per custom - Price $ 8.50

6319. Sea Lions Near The Cliff House, San Francisco, California - Back Has Red Circular Logo Of 1915 Panama-Pacific Intl. Exposition - Close View Of Seals On Rocks - Horiz - Red Title At Top - San Francisco, CA - Unused - Cond: Excellent - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Green Printed Back - Cardinell-Vincent Co., 1128 - Price $ 3.50

8207. "Hotel St. Francis, San Francisco" - artist enhanced exterior of hotel - statue at right - people, cars - sender writes about the music and going to the Exposition - Old Divided Back circa 1915 Era - Pub. by: Unograph - black title/printed back - COND: Excellent - PMarked 1915 - Price $ 4.50

7852. "Cliff House" - (near San Francisco, California) - birds-eye view, from upper cliff -many 50's cars - water at background - "skytram" sign - other signage - a yellow card with red roof -info paragraph on back -VIntage "Chrome" Era - Not postally used - full bleed card - no title/words on front of card - black printed back -Publ. by: E. F. Clements, - Mike Roberts, C8099 (pre 1963 card) - Cond: Excellent - Cond: Excellent - Price: $ 3.75

1488. New City Hall, (Ornate White Building) Sacramento, CA - Unused - Old Divided Back - Edward H. Mitchell - Price $ 2.50


2732. Lick Observatory In Winter. - Snow - Windmill - Barn And Two Horses Outside In Foreground - Winter Sky - Other Buildings Before Observatory - Title At Bottom In Red - White Margin Right Hand Side - CA - Unused - Cond: VG (Soil On Back) - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Chas. Weidner, Germany - NOTE: Lick Observatory is located on 4200' Mt. Hamilton in the Diablo Range, east of San Jose, California, University of California - Price $4.50


8251. "Castle Rock, Santa Barbara, Cal." - view across beach, to large rock - Old UN-Divided Back circa 1901 Era - Pub. by: Detroit Photographic Co., 5310 on front, copyright 1901 - brown title, brown printed back - COND: Excellent, Not postally used - Price $ 15.00

8178. "Santa Barbara Mission" - close exterior view from roadway - view from right side - bell towers - wooden fence, garden wall -Old UN-Divided Back circa 1901-1907 Era - Pub. by: Detroit Publishing Co., 7877 on front - red title, red printed back - COND: Excellent, Not postally used - Price $ 6.50


7541. "Sutter's Fort, Cal." - Sacramento, California - white buildings - red roof - Exterior view - stagecoach and covered wagon - cannons at right of building -out buildings - Old UN-Divided Back Era - Not postally used - light foxing on face of card - Pub. by: Detroit Photographic Co., 7776 -more info - Price $ 6.00

4953. Hall Of Records And Court House, Sacramento, Cal. (Exterior - View From Street - Two Story Bldg With "Records" Sign At Top - Red/ White Awnings - Unpaved Streets - Palms - Notices At Entrance Of Court House (Note: Was First Capitol) Horiz - Sacramento, CA - Writing On Back, Not Postally Used - Ex Collection Of V. L. Arcega, Sacramento - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) - Old Divided Back - Publ: Sacramento Post Card Co. Card # 3922 - Made In Germany - price $ 5.00

4766. Schools/Court House Of Salinas, California - Junior College, Union High School - Monterey County Court House - Multi/3 View Card - Exteriors - Back Mentions Lettuce/Green Gold - Vert - Salinas, CA - Unused - Cond: Excellent - Linen FB - Publ: C. B. Bender, Santa Cruz # S. 3 - EC Kropp Co (GLY) # 17846N - price 3.50


8669. "Palm Villas, Ocean Boulevard, Coronado Tent City." - palm covered huts - Victorian woman in folding chair in front of hut, at foreground - water to right - red and white tent - roadway/seawall/beach - Old UN-Divided Back - Copyright 1904 By Detroit Photographic Co. - Publ: Detroit Photographic Co., 8600 (front) - red title, brown printed back - COND: Very Good Plus - Not Postally Used - Price $ 12.00

8317. "Greetings from SAN DIEGO CALIFORNIA" - 5 scene card - large red letter card - blue background - back has key to views - Linen Era card circa 1930-1947 -Pub. by: E. C. Kropp, 3016 on back - blue printed back -COND: Excellent - Not postally used - Price $ 2.50

8816."Sweet Water Dam, San Diego, Calif" - view from right side of dam - lake at right background - close view of water falling over dam - wooden building, near bottom of fall - hill at left with building - AGE: Divided Back circa 1907-1914 - Photo by H. R. Fitch -Pub. by: The Benham Co., No. 2054 on front -black title, brown printed back - Condition: no creases, but there is a 1/2" area on face of card wher part of the image has been pulled away - Not postally used - Price $ 2.50

6976. "U.S. Grant Hotel, San Diego, California." - Notes: HW on back says "This hotel is not finished yet. U.S. Grant is a resident here." - Brown Printed Back -Red Title - Era: Divided Back - Circa 1907-1915 -Publ: Edward H. Mitchell, No. 35 -Writing on Back - Not Postally Used -Condition: VG+ (No Creases)- Couple of small spots - See Pic - price $ 4.00

7949. "Fine Arts Building . Balboa Park, San Diego, California" - close exterior view - REAL PHOTO, AZO Stamp box Circa 1924-1949 - Publ: no publisher listed, 24250 (front/white) - black printed back - hand written black title - COND: Very Good Plus - writing on back, Not Postally Used - Price $ 5.00

7840. "Balboa Park" - (San Diego, California) - birds-eye view - band shell at right - many other buildings - many people in uniform at bldg at left midground - city at far background - B&W REAL PHOTO - AZO SQ stamp box, circa 1924-1949 - Not postally used - hand written white title -Publ. by: na, 36-11(?) - Price: $ 6.00

7329. "Sunset Cliffs, San Diego, Calif." - OLD DIVIDED BACK - Unused -Up close view of paths/steps - rustic wood fences - sitting areas with palm thatched roofs -Pub. by: M Kashower, 69 - 17657 - face crease (does not distract) -Price $ 2.00

7321. "Largest Pipe Organ in the World, Balboa Park, San Diego, Calif." -OLD DIVIDED BACK -Outdoor scene - many people - ornate building -Pub. by: M Kashower, 128 - Writing on back: Not mailed - Price $ 3.00

3586. San Diego (Skline From Across Bay - Mountains In Background - Harbor With Many Sailboats In Foreground -bay At Midground) Very Modern Graphics/Colors - Horiz. San Diego, CA - Mint - Modern Chrome 4x6 - Road Runner Card Co. - Price $1.00

7771. "Mission San Luis Rey, San Diego, Cal. Founded 1797." - close, exterior view - building needs restoration - cross at back/right - Old Early Divided Back Era - Not postally used - red title - slight, bent corner, at upper left - lower right corner has sm flaked area - Pub. by: M. Rieder, No. 8322 - green printed back - small corresp. area - Price $ 4.50

8381. "Mission Valley Inn" - San Diego, California - outdoor scene at pool - many women ion bathing suits, men in suits! - white jacket waiter - buildings/rooms at background - Vintage "Chrome" era card 3" x 5", full bleed image - Advertising back - Pub. by: Atlas Hotels, AAA Approved logo on back - black printed back - COND: Very Good, no creases - PMarked 1965 - Price $ 3.50

8689. "Fine Arts Building . Balboa Park, San Diego, California" - close exterior view - REAL PHOTO, AZO Stamp box Circa 1924-1949 - Publ: no publisher listed, 24250 (front/white) - black printed back - hand written black title -COND: Very Good Plus - writing on back, Not Postally Used - Price $ 5.00


8316. "The Steinhart Aquarium of the California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Cal." - close, exterior view - many people - bench and design in walkway, at foreground - ornate light by steps at foreground - Old White Border era circa 1916-1930 Era, but without white border - Pub. by: Pacific Stationery & Specialty Company, Super-Tone Quality Cards, 62.on front, by title, 98761 on back - black title, blue printed back - COND: Excellent - Not postally used - Price $ 3.75

8315. "San Francisco International Airport" - yellow title - close exterior view -Vintage "Chrome" era card 3" x 5", full bleed image, pre 1963 - 1950's and 40's cars at foreground - night scene of white building with red name on building - Pub. by: E, F, Clements, Mike Roberts, C8481 on back - black printed back -COND: Excellent - Not postally used - Price $ 4.00

7859. "Cable Car on a San Francisco Hill with Alcatraz in Background" -Trolley at midground - houses, white stucco house at close, right - water -Vintage "Chrome" Era - PMarked 19?? - 2 cent Jefferson stamp - full bleed image (no title on front) -Publ. by: Smith News Co., - Plastichrome, 5P4021 - Color by Lionel Bridge - black printed back - Price: $ 1.50

San Jacinto

8728. "A Favorite Recreation at Gilman's Relief, Hot Springs, San Jacinto, Calif." - two men on roquet court, cottages and hill in background - Old White Border Era card - 1915-1930 Era - Pub. by: B. R Montgomery, Riverside, Calif. - Tichnor # 125013 (back) - blue printed back - COND: Excellent - Not postally used - Price $ 7.50

Santa Barbara

8227. "Bath House and Plaza Del Mar, Santa Barbara, Cal." - wonderful view, from beach to building - horse drawn carriages, horses, pier going out into water - Victorian people on sea wall and on beach -Old UN-Divided Back circa 1901-1907 Era - Pub. by: M. Rieder, 7034 front - black printed back, high quality image - COND: Excellent, Not postally used - (scanning lines are not on the card) - Price $ 18.00

7528. "General Freemont's Headquarters 1847. Santa Barbara, Cal." -Exterior view from rodaway - white bldg with red tile roof - palms -Old UN-Divided Back Era - Not postally used -Pub. by: Adolph Selige, 3326 - Red Title - Green Printed Back -Price $ 4.50

7871. "Entrance, The Biltmore" - Montecito, Santa Barbara, California - nice close view through covered area, white columns with overhead beams, vines - many flowers in pots - brick walls - two story bldg at left, with green shutters - hand colored post card - no title on face of card - lawn area at left with tables - Old Divided Back Era(?) - Not postally used - brown printed back - Publ. by: Osbornes's, - The Albertype Co - Cond: Excellent - Price: $ 3.50

7563. "Gay Fiesta Parade in front of Court House, Santa Barbara, California" - Great close view - people on horseback - dressed in fancy Spanish clothing - archway with ornate entranec at right - Info paragraph on back - Old Divided Back Era - PMarked 1959 - card addressed to Bob Barker, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico - Pub. by: Longshaw Card Co, S.B. 11 - Price $ 4.00

7879. "Spanish Days Fiesta, At The Santa Barbara Biltmore" - (California) -close view of people in spanish costume - woman doing hat (sombrero) dance - musicians/dancers -lady on balcony with red shawl hanging on railing - fruit trees/flowers - close view -info paragraph on back -Vintage Linen Era, Card circa 1933 - Not postally used - serated edge card -Publ. by: Western Publishing and Novelty Co, - CT 3A-H611 - Price: $ 3.75

Santa Catalina Island

7729. "Avalon, Santa Catalina Island, Cal." - view from hill to cove and pier - house at right midground (on hill) - ship at pier - many buildings near beach and back hillside - many small boats in cove -note: great colors - Old UN-Divided Back Era - Not postally used -Pub. by: Copyright 1905 by Detroit Publishing Co., 8608 - red/rust printed back - light corner album marks - light foxing at upper corners - Price $ 10.00

Santa Clara

8952. SET/3 Cards - "Santa Clara Asis" - Eighth Mission -
Card 1: exterior, night view of building and bell tower, handwritten back says: "scaffolding in Mission Tower, due to fire, bell which came from Spain was rescued by student body."
Card 2: exterior of very rustic/old , one story building. tile roof. grotto with statue. handwritten back says: "Gardens on campus (S.C.) oldest school west of Mississippi, There are numerous grottos on campus." -
Card 3: front face view of mission, two bell towers. night scene lit by very bright spot light. handwritten back says: "Mission Santa Clara, nucleus of the University. L's thesis - the lighting of campus."
Vintage Private, REAL PHOTO Post Cards - stamp box circa 1924-49 - Santa Clara University - no publisher listed - black printed backs - COND: Excellent, no creases - Not postally used - NOTE: faulty wiring set off a fire in the church’s north bell tower Oct. 24, 1926, Santa Clara, CA - Price $ 58.00/set

Santa Cruz

8336. "Neptune Casino and Beach, Santa Cruz, California" - very busy, close view from water, to crowded beach - huge crowd of Victorian people, most all, fully dressed - sign: Fish Pond - large casino at midground , another large building at left background - Old UN-Divided Back 1901-1907 Era - Pub. by: Edward H. Mitchell, 439 on front - red title, brown printed back - COND: Very Good, one corner crease that does not distract, writing on front, bottom margin (as per custom) - PMarked 1907 - Price $ 10.50

8333. "The Bathing Beach, Santa Cruz, Cal." - bird's eye beach scene - large building at left midground - bathers, horse and buggies on beach - houses at mid background - Old UN-Divided Back 1901-1903 Era - Pub. by: Copyright 1902 Detroit Photographic Co., 6454 on front - red title, brown printed back - COND: Very Good, Writing on front, right margin, as per custom - PMarked 1903 - Price $ 15.00

8112. "General Fremont, Wife and Daughter at the Big Trees, Santa Cruz, California." - very close view of white bearded man and two women, in front of huge tree with sign, that says "Gen'l Fremont" - victorian dress - man in long coat holding hat - white building behind tree -Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Pub. by: Edward H. Mitchell, 363 front - red title, brown printed back -COND: Very Good, no creases, a couple of small face chips - Not postally used - Price $ 5.50

7211. "Baby Gladioli, Los Robles Co, Santa Cruz, Calif." -Close View Of Flower Field - Flowers In Bloom -Divided Back - Circa 1907-1915 - B&W Photoprint -Publ: Pacific Novelty Co., # 5461 -Unused -COND: Excellent - price $ 2.00

7207. "Beach Drive, Santa Cruz, California" -View Along Coast - Crashing Waves on Rugged Rocks -Land Mass At Background - Title Also In Scene -Divided Back - Circa 1907-1915 -Publ: Pacific Novelty Co. , # 257 -Unused -COND: Excellent - Price $ 1.50

8314. "Casino and Sea Beach Hotel, Santa Cruz, Cal." - view from waternear casino - hotel to left - many flags on casino peaks - bathers - tents on beach - Old UN-Divided Back 1901-1907 Era -Pub. by: Copyright 1904 by Detroit Photographice Co., on back front - red title, red printed back - COND: Very Good, no creases, two small pin holes at front, top, center - hand writing on front right margin "Love to all, from Tillie" (Tillie Cornett, from another card found with this one) - Writing on back, Not postally used - addressed to Miss Alma Olson, Paraiso Springs, Cal - Price $ 8.50


7766. "Soldier's Home near Santa Monica, Cal." - birds-eye view - unpaved roadway - many buildings at midground - "Feb 20, 1909" handwritten on back - Old Divided Back Era - Not postally used - black printed back - (great colors) - Pub. by: Newman Post Card Co, No. F.5 - couple of face flakes on front of card, do not distract - Price $ 4.00


6788. "The "Blue Wing. A Leading Hotel Of Sonoma, Cal. In The Pioneer Days." - Exterior View - Two Story, Wood & Stucco Bldg - Unpaved Streets - Bldg. N Need Of Repair - B&W Photoprint - Horiz. - White Title At Bottom - Sonoma, CA - Unused - Black Printed Back - Old Divided Back - Publ: Pacific Novelty Co, # 1404 - COND: Near Excellent - price $ 4.50

San Francisco

9128. "Golden Gate Park, 200,000 People here. San Francisco" - California - OLD UN-DIVIDED BACK - Unused -Horse drawn carriages - Many Victorian people in park - monument at mid-ground -No publisher listed - B&W Photoprint - Price $ 9.00

7768. "Fort Point and Golden Gate, California" - view from water to fort - rocks in water - white building on hilltop -hills to left -Old Divided Back Era - Not postally used - red title -Pub. by: Edward H. Mitchell, 380 - Cond: Excellent -Price $ 4.50

7549. "Cliff House. San Francisco" - California - Close, birds-eye view looking down at building - ocean at background - B&W photoprint on flat card stock - Old UN-Divided Back Era - Not postally used - White Title - Black printed back - No Pub. listed - Price $ 5.00

7548. "Nanking Fook Woh Co., Inc." N.W. Cor. Grant Ave & Sacramento Sts - San Francisco, Cal. - Colrful artist rendition - Chinese writing in red banners at right and left margins - horse drawn carriage - trolley - early auto - chinese goods in windows of three story building - flags on roof - Old Divided Back Era - PMArked 1912 - Two(2) World's Panama-Pacific Exposition 1915 Cancels, one on stamp, one on lower back - Publ: Louis Roesch Co. - Green printed back - clean margin tear at left margin, does not distract - Price $ 4.00

6962. "Affiliated College and University Hospital - Sutro Forest in the back-ground, from Golden Gate Park, San Francisco." -Divided Back Circa 1907-1915-Publ: Pacific Novelty Co, I-21 (front) -Unused -NOTES: Bird's-Eye view - town at midground - large hospital - pond at foreground - Green printed back -COND: VG+ (No Creases) - Price $ 2.50

4006. Clinton Cafeteria, 136 O'Farrell St., San Francisco, Cal. (Interior - Bentwood Chairs - White Table Clothes - Flowers On Tables - Grand Piano - Mirrors On Walls - Hanging Chandliers) More ... Horiz. San Francisco, CA - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) Old Divided Back - Gray Printed Back - Valentine Souvenir Co. - Price $ 5.00

4180. Panorama From Nob Hill, Overlooking Business District, San Francisco (The City On Fire! - B&W Photorint, That I Think Has Been Dramatically Artist "Enhanced") - Horiz. San Francisco, CA - PMarked 1906 Genesco, ILL - Cond: VG (No Creases) Old UN-Divided Back - Black Printed Back - Publ: A.H. - (Neat Writing On Front Margins) - price $ 5.00

4505. San Francisco. Street Scene In Fish Alley, Chinatown. (Scene Of People Along Sidewalk - Chinese Men And Two Children - Chinese Lanterns - Anglo Man - People Working At Trades) Card Has Two Larger White Margins, At Right And Bottom. - Horiz. - San Francisco, CA - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) - Old UN-Divided Back - Publ: Charles Weidner, Photographer, SF - Card No. 34 - Printed In Germany - price $ 4.50

5348. Pepsi-Cola Center For Service Men And Women - Madison And Market Streets, San Francisco, California (Exterior - Tall Building - Flags On Front - 40's Taxi - Name On Front - Many Peopel) B&W Photoprint - Vert - San Francisco, CA - Unused, COND: VG+ (No Creases) - Linen - Blue Printed Back - Publ: Pepsi-Cola - Longshaw Card Co, LA - Price $ 4.50

3766. The Tonga Room - Fairmont Hotel - (Interior Scene - Looking Directly Into Curved Bar - Bartender - Many People At Bar - Band At Background In Grass Shack - Tables - Ship Decor - (Unusual Perspective) Ernest Drury, General Manager. Adver. Back - Horiz. San Francisco, Nob Hill, CA - Unused - Cond: VG+ (Lt Soil Back) Chrome FB 4x6 (Early) - B&W Photo Print - Black Printed Bk - Fairmont Hotel - price $ 2.00

7189. "Sheraton Palace" -The Garden Court - San Francisco, California -Era: Vintage Chrome 3x5 FB - Circa 1960's -Publ: International Hotel Supply Co., 11/64 150M -Mirro-Krome by H. S. Crocker Co., Inc. -Unused - Condition: Excellent -Notes: Interior View - Many People - Advertising Back - Brown Printed Back - price $ 1.50

7323. "Beach Chalet - Old Dutch Windmill and the "Gjoa", Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, Calif." -LINEN ERA CARD - Unused -Sailing sloop at left - two story building with tile roof - old 30's car -Pub. by: CT 4A-H1000 - Photo by Stanley A. Piltz, 100 - Card circa 1934 - Price $ 2.50

7764. "Seal Rock from Cliff House, California" - very close view of seals on rocks - surf splashing on rocks - seals in foreground - Old Divided Back Era - Not postally used - white title - green printed back - Pub. by: Illustrated Postal Card Co, 6.-16 - Cond: Excellent - Price $ 3.50

7763. "San Francisco, Cal. Cliff House and Seal Rocks" - view from beach looking up to house, rocks at left - Lots of beach activity, close view - at least four horse drawn wagons (vendors) - many Victorian dressed people on beach (no bathing suits) - Old Early Divided Back Era - Not postally used - Pub. by: C. Koeber CO., 4242. - PCK Series - peacock logo on back - small corresp. area - green printed back - Cond: Excellent - Price $ 8.00



2376. San Jose - High School, San Jose, California. (Exterior - View From Front Sidewalk - Man At Front Gate - Flag - Spanish Style - Red Roof - Center Building With Two Wings) San Jose, CA - Unused - Cond: EX+ - Old Divided Back - Pacific Novelty Co. - Price $ 3.50

6966. Santa Barbara -"Upham Hotel, Santa Barbara, California" -Notes: - Close view from street level - Hand-Colored card - Low stone wall - Palms - White, Wood frame building -Flat Card Stock 3x5 (Age?) -Publ: Osborne's, Santa Barbara - The Albertype Co -Unused -COND: Excellent - Price $ 3.00

6963. Santa Barbara -"Vista, Samarkand, Persian Hotel, Santa Barbara, California" -Flat Card Stock 3x5 FB (Age?)-Publ: Osborne's, Santa Barbara - The Albertype Co -Unused -NOTES: Hand-Colored card - Close view of entrance - Large blue pots with flowers - Tile floors - Ocean at far background (through doors) -COND: Excellent - price $ 3.50

7708. "The Old Mission Santa Barbara, Calif." - view across roadway, from trees - vert. image - white title - B&W REAL PHOTO - AZO Stamp Box (Circa 1924-1949) - Not postally used -Pub. by: na, - Price $ 3.50

6470. Santa Cruz - Entrance, Hotel Casa Del Rey, Santa Cruz, Calif. (Close Image Of Hotel Entrance - Columns On Spanish Style Bldg - Large Flag With Hotel Name - B&W Photoprint - Vert - Santa Cruz, CA - Unused - Cond: Excellent - Old Divided Back - Black Printed Back - Publ: Pacific Novelty Co, 5678 - Black Title At Bottom - price $ 4.00


8774."A group of pretty Slovang girls ..." - dressed in authentic Danish costumes - standing in front of Birkholm's Bakery, Slovang, California - Vintage "Chrome" era card, 3x5, full bleed - Distributed by Bob Ball, Color by Mike Roberts, C16153 - blue printed back - COND: Very good, no creases, Not postally used - Price $ 2.50


0876. Swiss Chalet At General Vallejo's Home. Erected 1850. (Exterior View) Unused - B&W REAL PHOTO - Sonoma, California (now Sonoma State Historic Park)- EKKP Stamp (4137) (Color Is More Brown/White) - PRICE $ 3.75


8340. "Holiday Inn, Stockton, Calif." - 221 North Center St - bird's eye artist rendition - water at background - advertising back - HI Logo on back - Vintage "Chrome" era card 3" x 5", full bleed image - Pub. by: Curteichcolor, 6DK-1411 on back stampbox - green printed back - COND: Excellent, - Not postally used - Price $ 3.50

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8504. "Pacific Sugar Factory, Visalia, Cal." - on the back, the writer says "this is our new sugar beet factory" - exterior view across creek - good clear image - large wooden structure - Old Divided Back 1907-1908 Era - Pub. by: M. Rieder, 20175 on back - blue title, green printed back - COND: Good, no creases, corner rounding, part of cancel on face of card - PMarked 1908 Visalia, stamp missing, scuff where stamp was - Price $ 8.50


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