Nov 08, 2018 - Sale 2492

Sale 2492 - Lot 165

Price Realized: $ 552
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(PROHIBITION.) CARRIE A. NATION. Autograph Postcard Signed, "Carry N. & Geo. W.," to her cousin Belle Gilham, in pencil, written vertically, sending regards. Image on verso shows small purple flowers arranged to form the words, "Just a / Greeting / from / True Tex." 1/2 page, 12mo; cancelled green one-cent postage stamp at upper right shows Benjamin Franklin in profile. True, TX, 26 January 1910 [from postmark]

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". . . Was so glad to hear Dear Auntie is well again. Nora & I wanted to come to see her so bad while she was sick. We thought of her every day. We are all well . . . ."

WITH--"Prescription Blank-National Prohibition Act," partly-printed prescription for whiskey, accomplished in unknown hand in Darby, PA, cancelled with ink stamp on October 9, 1924.

From the Collection of William Wheeler III.