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Real Photo Postcards of William F. Cody and Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Lot of 18

Lot of 18 real photo postcards capturing scenes from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, including  five cards with French "Carte Postale" templates on reverse, each with a 2 x 3 in. image in the upper left of an otherwise blank front, showing Cody entering the arena on horseback. Also with a a view of elephants on parade. Other photographs show Cody traveling by car or horse-drawn buggy (with raised imprint of Kent's Studio, Chehalis, WA) and posed at prominent landmarks. All unused except for one with inscription, one-cent revenue stamp affixed to upper right corner, and postage cancellations from August 1912.

 

Provenance:Descended directly in the family of William F. Buffalo Bill Cody

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$250
06/13/2019

 

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