Tag Archives: #Postcards

Nov. 6, 1907: An EBay Mystery

Note: This is an encore post from 2006. Nov. 6, 1907 Los Angeles Here’s a real mystery, although a minor one, and like all real mysteries, it is incomplete and may have no solution. Exhibit 1: This postcard up for … Continue reading

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State Normal School at Los Angeles

What grandma used to call a “penny postal” showing the State Normal School in Los Angeles has been listed on EBay. And who would like to tell us what’s there now? This postcard is listed as Buy It Now for … Continue reading

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Found on EBay – Ambassador Hotel

This postcard of the Ambassador Hotel has been listed on EBay. Wouldn’t it be neat to go there? Oh wait – we let L.A. Unified tear it down. Bidding starts at $5.

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Found on EBay

Here’s a wonderful photo I found on EBay. I’ve seen many vintage postcards of downtown, but this one is new to me. Because it’s an extended exposure, there are no people, just lights. Note what appears to be some sort … Continue reading

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