Beautiful original large antique cards given as a Reward of Merit. This listing is for a set of two. Both feature a large red Rose and Lily of the Valley bouquet. Top card has a red border, bottom card has a blue border.
Both cards measure 7.5 inches wide x 5.5 inches tall. Both were presented to Anna Vongdol. One is dated 1886, the other 1887. Top card has a small number 400 in the lower left corner, bottom card is numbered 403.
Condition is very good with top card having a crease upper left corner and a soiled area near the upper right corner. Bottom card has a very tiny crease at the upper left corner.
Beautiful old cards!
Original antique advertising trade card for J & P Coats Spool Cotton. This is one of the Military Uniform series cards.
This card shows the uniform of the Army of the United States, 1833 - 1850.
Marked in the bottom front lower right corner: Copyright 1895, by Brig. Gen'l S. B. Holabird, QR Master Gen'l U.S.A.
Back is marked at the bottom center: G. H. Buek Co. Lith. N.Y.
Card measures 4 3/16 inches wide x 4 13/16 inches tall.
Beautiful vivid colors!
Condition is very good with light wear to the edges and corners. There is light crease to the upper right corner and a horizontal crease about a third of a way down on the left edge.
Price reflects condition.