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ikeyPikey
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05 Jan 2019
10:44:29pm
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CH Philatelic Office: holiday greetings souvenir folder: outer: drawing of a letter carrier:

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CH Philatelic Office: holiday greetings souvenir folder: inner: five languages

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PRETTY STAMPS !!!

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Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey
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Linus
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16 Jan 2019
09:01:14pm
re: CH Philatelic Office: holiday greetings souvenir folder

I like the artwork of the mail carrier drudging through the snow, loaded down with packages. Also, the block of 4 illustrates that moment when the mailman holds out his hand with a letter, and it reminded me of this unused postcard I have in my collection showing that same moment with a small girl. Perhaps you have seen this one before, ikeyP, as I have seen this image several times looking through dealer stock. It is a common card around here.

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ikeyPikey
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16 Jan 2019
09:12:42pm
re: CH Philatelic Office: holiday greetings souvenir folder

No, Linus, I've not seen that very lovely image ... thank you!

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey

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Linus
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16 Jan 2019
09:24:37pm
re: CH Philatelic Office: holiday greetings souvenir folder

The back side reads "BAMFORTH, Publisher, N.Y. City." I assumed you might have this RPPC, too.

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ikeyPikey
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16 Jan 2019
10:13:16pm
re: CH Philatelic Office: holiday greetings souvenir folder

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One needs to Google Deeply to get past a contemporary Robert McCrum to reach:

'Teeth pulled while you wait' 1905 (on Getty Images)

'Don't Go Near the Bar Room Brother!' 1906 (on Getty Images)

https://bowlersandhighcollars.com/tag/robert-mccrum/ ... 2 images at Bowlers And High Collars:

Quote:

"... From another time they were often beautiful, funny, adorable, or just bad. Today we remember them on the photographs they left behind. Images from the collection of C. E. Ryan."



And, of course, let's not confuse him with Master Cartoonist R Crumb:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Crumb

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey





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Linus
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16 Jan 2019
11:36:11pm
re: CH Philatelic Office: holiday greetings souvenir folder

I love that "Teeth Pulled While You Wait." That is classic. It would be fun to drop one of those cards on the coffee table in the waiting room of my dentist.

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ikeyPikey
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17 Jan 2019
12:31:19am
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https://www.costcophotocenter.com/

I would print a small pile, and leave them there ... let it look like the dentist put them out for people to take home.

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey (whose last bulk order was 20x 4x6 prints for less than U$D 2 postpaid)

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Linus
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17 Jan 2019
12:40:43am
re: CH Philatelic Office: holiday greetings souvenir folder

Ha! You are putting ideas in my head! Now that's funny!

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