SMILING CHILD IN A BOX : XMAS PRESENTS : BELLEVILLE, KANSAS (1908)

This vintage real photo postcard features an adorable child climbing out of a gift box. There are other presents next to the child’s gift box. The child is wearing a silly hat and a wonderful grin. This may or may not be a Christmas postcard. There is a “Merry Christmas” wish embedded in the postcard’s message. The writer of this postcard (Maggie) has sent the card to her Aunt and Uncle in Belleville, Kansas. She states in the message that her babies are well, but she finds that she has her “hands full” with them. Some things never change. This postcard was published by NPG as part of a series (no.762/5). The card is dated Christmas Eve, 1908. SOLD

XMAS DINNER : USS CEBU : NAVY : SAILORS : WORLD WAR ll : 1940’s : VINTAGE PHOTO

This vintage photograph features a group of sailors haveing Christmas dinner aboard the USS Cebu during the early to mid 1940’s. It is likely that this Navy photograph was taken during World War II. The sailors are certainly crowded together as they enjoy their holiday meal. Note the decorated Xmas tree in the background. The Cebu served as an engine repair ship. It was launched in 1943 and named after one of the islands that make up the Phiippines. While based in the Admiralty Islands, she repaired small and large ships to prepare them for the Invasion of the Philippines.  Later in the war, the Cebu was used to repair ships that were victims of Kamikaze attacks. This snapshot photograph measures 5″ x 4″ and is in very good condition (see scans).

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PORTRAIT OF THREE VERY ADORABLE LITTLE GIRLS : PIGTAILS, BOWS AND LACE : 1915

This vintage real postcard features three very adorable little girls. They are wearing bows, lace, and pigtails. The children’s names are Jeanne, Marguerite, and Lucy Fontague. They are wearing identical dresses. The photo portrait was taken by E. Malavas. The photograph was shot sometime around Christmas, 1915. This vintage postcard is in very good condition.

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