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Loading Bermuda Onions in Texas, Real Photo Postcard, 1910

Real photo postcard showing five men posing with a carload of yellow Bermuda Onions. A. A. Nichols: Columbus, Texas, 1910. Captioned in the negative: “The Boettcher Co. of Weimar, Texas loading their 14th Car of yellow Bermuda onions this season 1910.” Autograph note stamped and signed on verso, W. J. Mc Clure, Bonner Springs, Kansas to Eugene Sollerman?, Kansas City, Missouri, 9 June 1911.

Bermuda onions were first grown in south Texas in 1898. In 1907, 1,011 carloads of onions were shipped from south and southwest Texas; by 1909, 12 counties shipped 2,920 carloads.  

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$250
12/03/2020

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