AN ADORABLE YOUNG WOMAN HOLDS HER GORGEOUS WHITE CAT

This vintage real photo postcard features an adorable young woman holding a gorgeous white cat. The woman has a perfect smile and the wide-eyed cat’s expression is priceless. The message, written in French, on the reverse of the postcard is “see you soon”. The postcard is addressed to a woman in the town of Montauban which is located in southern France.This postcard was published by Rotophot, which began publishing “RPH” postcards sometime around 1916. The postcard has great clarity and is in very good condition (see scans).

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TWO PORTRAITS OF THE BEAUTIFUL GERMAN SILENT FILM ACTRESS: ALLY KOLBERG

                                                                     Postcard 1 (#2462)

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This vintage real photo postcard  (Postcard 1) features beautiful German silent film actress, Ally Kolberg. Her movie career was brief. She appeared in films between 1916 and 1923 and they included 16 German films and 1 Swedish production. She was often directed by female directors. During her career she was also credited as Ally Bing and Ally Kay Bing.  Initial research revealed very little about the life of Miss Kolberg. More intensive investigation is required. This postcard was published by Rotophot, which began publishing “RPH” postcards sometime around 1916. This postcard is part of a series (no 4794/3). The production of film star postcards was continued by the Ross Verlag company who’s origins can be traced back to the earlier Rotophot postcard company. This postcard has a Bavarian stamp and is postmarked from Weilheim, Bavaria.                                                                                                                                                     The second postcard features a real photo portrait  of Miss Kolberg. She is dressed in a more subdued fashion in this photograph than in the first postcard. She is wearing “every day” clothing compared to the high fashion, attention grabbing style seen in the first postcard. In this photo, Ally is posed clasping her hands and looking dreamingly toward heaven. The backdrop behind her could be viewed as sky. As in the first postcard, Miss Kolberg is quite beautiful. This postcard was also, like the first, published by Rotophot and has the “RPH” logo. The message on the reverse of the postcard dates the card to 1913. This date is a bit earlier than when some sources believe RPH began publishing postcards. The sources are close, but incorrect. This postcard was part of a series (no. 3697/5) and is in excellent condition (see scans).

 

 

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Buy this original Real Photo Postcard (includes shipping within the US) #2464

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                                                                      Postcard 1 (#2462)

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PRETTY YOUNG WOMAN READING BY THE LIGHT OF A FIREPLACE

This vintage real photo postcard features an attractive young woman sitting in a chair by a fireplace. She is reading a magazine by the light of the fire. The young lady is adorned with a lot of jewelry (two bracelets, a necklace, and a ring). She is wearing a pretty dress and a pretty smile.  The postcard was published by Rotophot Berlin (RPH). It is part of a series (no.3677/2). Rotophot made it’s debut in Berlin, Germany around the turn of the century (1900). The company had other European offices including London and Budapest. They published many different postcard topics including stage stars. Many of their early postcards were tinted. Eventually Rotophot morphed into “Ross Verlag”, a postcard company that collectors know for the many postcards they produced featuring actors and actresses. This postcard has a French stamp.

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