GREETINGS FROM WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA (1948)

This vintage postcard (1948) sends “Greetings from Winchester, Virginia. The postcard displays two drawings of sites to visit in the town of Winchester. A visitor can see both the headquarters of George Washington (Revolutionary War) as well as the headquarters of General Phillip Sheridan (Civil War). The postcard also brags about the region’s locally grown apples. The card shows and “exaggeration drawing” of a giant apple that requires it’s own railroad car to transport it. Winchester is located in Northern Virginia. It is more specifically, in the Shenandoah Valley. Since 1924, Winchester has been the home of the annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom festival. SOLD

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INTERESTING MUSTACHE IN WINCHESTER, ILLINOIS

A well dressed gentleman poses for his cabinet card photograph at the studio of George Jefferson (not the “moving on up” George Jefferson). The reverse of the card indicates that the subject of this photograph is named George King. He is wearing a pin but the insignia image  is unclear and can’t be identified.

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