COLONIAL AIRLINER IN FLIGHT : LAGUARDIA FIELD : LINEN POSTCARD

This vintage linen postcard features a depiction of a Colonial Airliner in flight. LaGuardia Field, located in New York City, is mentioned in the caption. Colonial Airlines was a US airline that existed between 1942 and 1956. It was based at LaGuardia Airport (New York City) and at Montreal/St.Hubert Airport (Montreal, Canada). Colonial’s routes included cities in a number of Northeastern states and it flew as far south as Washington D.C. The airline also flew to Canada and Bermuda. Colonial merged with Eastern Airlines in 1956. This card was designed and published by Harry H. Baumann. This postcard has cornerwear and is in overall good condition (see scans). (SOLD)

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THREE MEN IN A FAUX PLANE : NOVELTY STUDIO RPPC : BRICKFIELD HILL : AUSTRALIA

This vintage real photo postcard features three affectionate well dressed  men sitting in a faux airplane flying over a painted ocean. This novelty real photo postcard was produced by the Crystal Palace studio which was located in Brickfield Hill, Sydney, Australia. There is an amusing message on this postcard. Harry writes to Lucy and that she should tell Ben to get lots of booze for a planned get-together. He adds “we all like a little draft of whiskey”. He also asks her how she enjoyed her first “motor ride”. In the message, Harry descibes his flight on the pictured “airship” as if it was a real plane.  (SOLD)

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