Western Americana Postcards, Vintage Photographs, and Stocks

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March 4—Prag Collection Preview March 3
Large selection of Nevada, California and Colorado postcards—half are RPC’s. Nice selection of Colorado stock certificates. These items are Priced to Sell !!!!!!!
World’s Fair/Expositions
WF/Express
Stock Certificates
Gold Rush
Photographs
Ephemera
Railroad
Stock Certificates
Passes
Photographs
Ephemera
Steamship
Stock Certificates
Passes
Photographs
Mining
Stock Certificates
Passes
General Americana
Stock Certificates
Postcards
Numismatics
Photographs
Presidential
Firearms
Books
Maps
Ephemera.

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Bodie & Hawthorne Telegraph Stock issued to Chinese Merchant1201 - Bodie & Hawthorne Telegraph Stock issued to Chinese Merchant
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Rare issued to Chinese merchant. Inc. August 6, 1892, only two months prior to this stock being issued. Issued for 10 shares to Tong Sing Wo & C...
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Sold to 1********r.. for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Gold-Rush Era Alta California Telegraph Co. Stock Certificate1202 - Gold-Rush Era Alta California Telegraph Co. Stock Certificate
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Very rare! Pre-Transcontinental Telegraph! Certificate No. 696. Signed by Justin E. Strong (the company president) and secretary. Not issued to anyone
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Sold to 9***1 for (200.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 248.00
 
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American Telegraphone Company Stock Certificate1203 - American Telegraphone Company Stock Certificate
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Rare. Inc. in the United States for the District of Columbia. No. 16321, issued for 10 shares on Oct. 14, 1907. Signed by the Assistant to President a
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Sold to d******0 for (25.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 31.00
 
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Telepost Stock Certificates Group1204 - Telepost Stock Certificates Group
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Lot of 5: the Telepost Company utilized a new "electro-magnetic" rapid telegraph system that coordinated with the Post Office. The name &q...
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Mexico Telegraph & Telephone Stock Certificates Group1205 - Mexico Telegraph & Telephone Stock Certificates Group
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Lot of 8: group of unique Mexico telegraph certificates. Included is "The Puebla telegraph and telephone Co.", the "Guadalajara telep...
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Mexico Telegraph & Telephone Stock Certificates Group1206 - Mexico Telegraph & Telephone Stock Certificates Group
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Lot of 9: group of unique Mexico telegraph certificates. Included is "The Puebla Telegraph and Telephone Co.", the "Guadalajara telep...
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Cable & Telegraph Stock Certificate Group1207 - Cable & Telegraph Stock Certificate Group
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Lot of 10: mixed group of old and new cable and telegraph stock certificates. The oldest is an unissued document, from "The American Cable Comp...
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International Telephone & Telegraph Stocks Group1208 - International Telephone & Telegraph Stocks Group
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Lot of 17: very eclectic mix of international and domestic stocks. The oldest is a French "Telegraphe De Paris A New-York" document, compl...
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Modern Telephone & Telegraph Stocks Group1209 - Modern Telephone & Telegraph Stocks Group
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Lot of 31: array of telephone and electronics stock certificates from all over the country, with dates ranging from 1903 all the way to 1982. The olde
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Sold to t******2 for (45.00 + 10.80) x 1 = 55.80
 
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Radio Corporations Stock Certificates Group1210 - Radio Corporations Stock Certificates Group
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Lot of 23: multitude of radio corporation stock certificates, from all over the country. The earliest certificate is from the "United States Ra...
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Telephone Construction Stock Certificates Group1211 - Telephone Construction Stock Certificates Group
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Lot of 5: mix of various telephone-associated stocks from all over the country, such as the "Automatic Telephone Construction Company" (18...
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San Francisco RN Check Collection (18 different)1212 - San Francisco RN Check Collection (18 different)
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Nineteen total checks, 16 issued. Great variety! Bank of California: two unused with green font and RN-D c.1870s; RN-G (1878); RN-X (1876); RN-D (buff
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Sold to s********b for (65.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 80.60
 
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Hart & Company Stock Certificate with Hawaiian Revenue Stamp (Candy & Ice Cream)1213 - Hart & Company Stock Certificate with Hawaiian Revenue Stamp (Candy & Ice Cream)
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Inc. under the laws of the republic of Hawaii. Issued in Honolulu, April 17, 1900 for 20 shares. Signed by the president (Steiner) and secretary (Rams
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Revenue Imprinted Bond for Holly, Wayne & Monroe Railway1214 - Revenue Imprinted Bond for Holly, Wayne & Monroe Railway
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Very attractive issued $1,000 bond with vignette of locomotive moving through countryside. Brown border, green background. Punch cancelled through cor
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Sold to m*****1 for (50.00 + 10.50) x 1 = 60.50
 
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Revenue Imprinted Customs Documents1215 - Revenue Imprinted Customs Documents
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A pair of Entry of Merchandise documents for the Custom House in New York, Alexander T. Stewart & Co. Both have RN-W2 revenue imprints. One docu...
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Revenue Imprinted Documents1216 - Revenue Imprinted Documents
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Lot of 2. 1) 1870 custom house Entry of Merchandise form with RN-W2. Document is in three pieces. (Prag collection) City: State: New York Date: 18
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Two South African Exchanges1217 - Two South African Exchanges
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Two 1st Exchanges from the National Bank of South African Republic. Made payable in Paris. Amounts listed in shillings. Both have adhesive revenue sta
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Sold to s********b for (15.00 + 3.60) x 1 = 18.60
 
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Foreign Checks & Exchanges with Revenue Stamps1218 - Foreign Checks & Exchanges with Revenue Stamps
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Lot of 53. Most have printed revenue, some adhesive. Pieces from England, Canada, New Zealand, and Costa Rica. Most are 1930s-1940s, with some early 1
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Humorous & Artistic Numismatic Postcards and Prints1219 - Humorous & Artistic Numismatic Postcards and Prints
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Lot of nine postcards and prints that all feature coins. Includes: ad card for Chicago Stove Works (with 1890 gold coin), and four unused trade cards
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Sold to 9***6 for (60.00 + 14.40) x 1 = 74.40
 
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Money Related Postcards1220 - Money Related Postcards
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Eleven Postcards concerning money: the gold depository at Fort Knox, interior of El Centro National Bank; 1907 Virginia Treasury Note, Continental and
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Sold to E*****n for (50.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 62.00
 
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Two Other Revenue Imprinted Railroad Bonds1221 - Two Other Revenue Imprinted Railroad Bonds
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1) Flint and Pere Marquette Railway Company $1,000 bond. Punch cancelled. Three revenue imprints: W2 (left), P5 (front right), and P5 (reverse). 2) Bo
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Sold to m*****1 for (60.00 + 12.60) x 1 = 72.60
 
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CDV of President Rutherford B. Hayes1222 - CDV of President Rutherford B. Hayes
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Dignified view of our 19th president. Contrast is sharp. Reverse has stamp of C. Beach, Books and Stationery, 5 Montgomery St., S.F. Prag Collection
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Sold to m*******1 for (30.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 37.20
 
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Five CDVs of President Ulysses S. Grant1223 - Five CDVs of President Ulysses S. Grant
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Five different views of our 18th president on five CDVs. Two views as Lt. General, one Maj. Gen., one labeled "U.S. Grant," and the last &...
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Sold to 1********r.. for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Two Stereoviews feat. Theodore Roosevelt Visit1224 - Two Stereoviews feat. Theodore Roosevelt Visit
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Two different Underwood & Underwood stereoviews. 1) Caption: "Chief Magistrates of Nation and of State---Pres. Roosevelt and Gov. Wells of ...
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Sold to t*******d for (15.00 + 3.15) x 1 = 18.15
 
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Winchester Repeating Arms Company Stock Certificate1225 - Winchester Repeating Arms Company Stock Certificate
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This is a temporary certificate exchangeable for permanent certificate when prepared. No. TP 22 issued to the Union & New Haven Trust Co., Trust...
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M.W. Savage Factories Incorporated Stock Certificate (Mail Order)1226 - M.W. Savage Factories Incorporated Stock Certificate (Mail Order)
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Stock no. 15877 issued to George Prentiss for 1 share on May 4, 1913. Incorporated under the laws of the state of Maine. This stock has very little we
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Sold to M****8 for (15.00 + 3.60) x 1 = 18.60
 
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Alaska postcards: snow, ice, and glaciers1227 - Alaska postcards: snow, ice, and glaciers
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Twenty-one cards. Includes a Lowman & Hanford Taku Glacier, a Winter & Pond Taku Inlet, a Winter & Pond Mendenhall, and a Case & Dra...
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Two Stock Certificates1228 - Two Stock Certificates
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Alaska Packers Association and the Reynolds-Alaska Development Company. City: State: Alaska Date: ID# 40529
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Sold to l*******c for (50.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 62.00
 
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Arizona Non-Mining Stock Certificates (Concrete, Railroad, Oil)1229 - Arizona Non-Mining Stock Certificates (Concrete, Railroad, Oil)
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Lot of 15. Oil: Bunker Hill Oil Producing Co. (1920, not cxl), Elk Horn Cons. Oil Co. (1902, not cxl), Keystone Oil Co. (unissued 190-), Protection Le
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Sold to a********n.. for (75.00 + 15.75) x 1 = 90.75
 
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Arizona and New Mexico Stocks and Checks1230 - Arizona and New Mexico Stocks and Checks
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Lot of 13. Stocks: Western Homestead & Irrigation Co. (1894, NM, punched), Hardshell Mining Co. (1921, NM, not cxl), The Plymouth Rock Mining Co...
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Sold to C*********Z for (160.00 + 38.40) x 1 = 198.40
 
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Photo Postcard of Mt. Sleason1231 - Photo Postcard of Mt. Sleason
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Real photo Postcard of house, barn and windmill with Mt. Sleason in the background. Labeled "Sect. House". Acton is roughly 20 miles north...
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Sold to l*****I for (40.00 + 9.60) x 1 = 49.60
 
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Advertising Fan with Baby1232 - Advertising Fan with Baby
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Front features black and white photograph of baby with straw hat. Caption reads: "No. 213. All Dressed Up and No Place to Go." Compliments...
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Amador County Ephemera1233 - Amador County Ephemera
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Lot of 8. 1) Three mining vouchers: Keystone Cons. Mining Company (1893) and Cons. Amador Mining Company (1883 & 1884). 2) Unissued early (c.186...
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Arrowhead Springs Collection1234 - Arrowhead Springs Collection
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34 Postcards. 26 are RPC's, 8 are post 1940. Nature painted a huge arrowhead on the side of a mountain five miles from San Bernardino. Nearby a...
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Sold to t******2 for (20.00 + 4.80) x 1 = 24.80
 
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Auburn 1890s Billhead Collection1235 - Auburn 1890s Billhead Collection
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Lot of 24. Includes: gorgeous illustrated for Hotel Auburn, H.H. Buhring (Hardware, three), Samuel Martin (two), A.G. Walker, J.C. Manning, A.B. McKin
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Sold to u********y.. for (70.00 + 14.70) x 1 = 84.70
 
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Main Street Photo Postcard1236 - Main Street Photo Postcard
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Main Street Banning with horseless carriages parked on the sides of the dirt street. City: Banning State: California Date: ID# 44431
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Postcard Collection1237 - Postcard Collection
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16 Postcards. Street scenes, high school, Water District, bird's eye views, nighttime, Ramsey Street, El Don Motel, Jack rabbit Trail, scenery, ...
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Barstow on Route 66 Postcards1238 - Barstow on Route 66 Postcards
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26 Postcards. 6 RPC's. From beautiful old colored photos like the Casa del Desierto to newer RPC's like the railroad station. Includes a Fra...
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Main Street Photo Postcards1239 - Main Street Photo Postcards
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Two color postcards of Main Street Barstow, one 1912, one 1940s. Nice pairing. City: Barstow State: California Date: ID# 44432
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Main Street Photo Postcards1240 - Main Street Photo Postcards
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Lot of 2: 1926 & 1930. Flags might indicate Fourth of July. City: Barstow State: California Date: ID# 44433
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14 Bay Area Stereographs1241 - 14 Bay Area Stereographs
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Five views of various buildings, a backyard picnic, two same views of Lake Chabot, a view of Sausalito and Angel Island, Luther Burbank in his garden,
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W.C.T.U. Fountain Photo Postcard1242 - W.C.T.U. Fountain Photo Postcard
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A meeting of the Women's Christian Temperance Union which would lead to Prohibition a few years later. Card postmarked Beaumont, California and...
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Big Bear, Fawnskin, and Loma Linda Calif.1243 - Big Bear, Fawnskin, and Loma Linda Calif.
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Lot of 32. 11 RPC's. Big Bear and Fawnskin photo cards, several winter scenes. Loma Linda, famous for its Sanitarium, at the foot of the San Ga...
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3 RPC views of Blythe1244 - 3 RPC views of Blythe
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Three Houck corona photos of areas near Blythe. Two of US Gypsum Plant. (Prag Collection) City: Blythe State: California Date: ID# 44437
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6 Different RPC's of Blythe1245 - 6 Different RPC's of Blythe
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Six views of Blyth: 4 Street views, Hospital, Union High School. all photos by Frashers Fotos. (Prag Collection) City: Blythe State: California Dat
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Blythe Street Scenes, California1246 - Blythe Street Scenes, California
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19 total postcards. 9 Frasher RPC's, 4 different views. Other cards include: Bungalow Hotel; Sea Shell Motel; Blythe Travel Lodge; etc. (Prag...
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Real Photo Earthquake Postcards1247 - Real Photo Earthquake Postcards
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Three photo postcards showing damage from the May 18, 1940 earthquake in Brawley, California. Damaged downtown, a collapsed building, and a damaged ho
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Photo Postcard Bordertown1248 - Photo Postcard Bordertown
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Bird's eye view of the city of Calexico, on the Mexican border. City: Calexico State: California Date: 1923 ID# 44405
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U.S./ Mexico Border1249 - U.S./ Mexico Border
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Real photo postcards of the border between Calexico, California and Mexicali, Baja California. There is no wall in the photograph. City: Calexico St
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2 RPC's of Calico1250 - 2 RPC's of Calico
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One is an overview, postmarked 1939. The other is a street view of the mining area. (Prag Collection) City: Calico State: California Date: ID#
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