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George & Martha Washington Collection with (12) CDV Photos

Lot Number 1304

Quantity: Bid Starts: 01/26/2018 12:00:00 
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Be first in line for this collection of photos and picture cards honoring our first president and the first “first lady”. George and Martha Washington have been household names for more than two hundred years and rightfully so. As “founding father and mother”, this first couple have transpired mere political office to attain status as national symbols of our independence and determination. Out-muscle our other bidding patriots to claim this antique assortment of photo cards. God bless George and Martha and God bless the USA!


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(12) 1800s CDV Photos with: (7) George Washington all slightly to moderately trimmed, including four with clipped corners due to facilitate prior album mounting, otherwise these cards present average VG to EX details, of special note is one with a “Philadelphia Photographic Co” credit on the reverse; (4) Martha Washington with three regulation size and one with clipped corners, presenting in average EX detail; (1) George, Martha and family with clipped corners, presents EX detail.


1931 “The Life of George Washington” picture card set of (24) with original factory box copyright dated 1931 and biography brochure also dated 1931, produced by the Visual Education League for 1932 release to honor the two hundred year anniversary of Washington’s birth, blank-backed cards measure approximately 4-1/2 x 3-1/2”, with slight variance in size, cards average (VG-EX to EX-MT) and feature important moments from Washington’s career; box is flattened and has one small tape repair on top panel and presents FR-GD detail; brochure is crisp and clean and presents EX detail with deference to original factory folds.



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