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Postcards, Photographs, Books and Ephemera

Auction on 07/09/2022 @ 1:00 AM EST
Auction Type: online and live


Public Auction Live & Online

Two Session Auction – Saturday, July 9

Session I: Postcards & Photographs at 9 AM

POSTCARDS & PHOTOGRAPHS from several estates and downsizes: Approx. (300) cataloged lots including Laughlins, RR, train wreck, chromes, linens, pre-1920s, greetings, advertising and more. Many of the Laughlin photo cards are of Mercersburg and the surrounding communities.

Session II: Books & Ephemera at 1 PM

BOOKS & EPHEMERA: Over (300) lots covering a multitude of subjects including local/state history; hunting & fishing; Civil War; guns; county atlases; genealogy; fiction and limited editions. Of special note is a souvenir booklet from Williamsburg, PA July 18, 928 celebrating the rans-Atlantic flight with signatures of Wilmer Stultz, Amelia Earhart and Lou Gordon.


AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: Will begin at 9 AM with Session I - cataloged postcards and photos. Cataloged items sold both live in-house and online. Large amount of uncataloged postcards sold in traylots and boxlots. Will begin Session II at 1 PM with cataloged books and ephemera. Cataloged items sold both live in-house and online. Uncataloged books sold after cataloged items. Uncataloged lots include many Eastern Press leather bounds. ALL uncataloged items sold in-house or via absentee bid after each session’s cataloged items.


Preview Friday, July 8 from 3- 5 PM and 8 AM Sale Day


TERMS: Cash, check, Visa/MC/Discover accepted. 13% buyer’s premium discounted to 10% for cash or approved check applied to In House and Online bidders using our website/platform. 18% BP discounted to 15% for cash or approved check applied to bidders using 3rd party platforms (AuctionZip/Invaluable, HiBid etc.) Statements made day of sale take precedence. Complete Terms and Conditions on website.


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