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Home > Auction #208 > "WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON D.C." POSTCARD WITH PULL-OUT TAFT FIGURAL PORTRAIT.

Auction Icon "WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON D.C." POSTCARD WITH PULL-OUT TAFT FIGURAL PORTRAIT.

Bidding has ended for this item.
Winning Bid: $82.22 (includes 15% Buyer's Premium)
Bids: 2
Bidding Ended: March 20, 2013 at 1:16 AM EDT
Auction: Auction #208 - Part I
Item numbers 1 through 1277 in auction 208.

Item Description

Card is 3.5x5-5/8". Front is lightly tanned except for four diagonals where it was once held into an album by the four corners. Card shows ten people in the foreground of the White House. Reverse has cancellation but no date. Inked message reads "Dear Marie: Kindly Pull Up On The Piece Of Baby Ribbon At Top Of Card And You Will Be Surprised To See Who Is In The White House..." When the ribbon is pulled a 3.25x3.5" tall embossed stiff cardboard portrait of Taft appears. Reverse has a cardboard easel which would allow the piece to stand up if the easel were bent which it has not been. Has additional personal message written in ink on the easel strip. Likely c. 1909. (F/G - $75 to $200)

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