23 Skiddoo postcard on eBay
words1 at WORD-DETECTIVE.COM
Fri Aug 12 15:28:52 UTC 2005
Hmm. This doesn't bode well for the P.O.S.H. ticket from the Lusitania
I bid on.
Reader notified/deflated. Thanks. I notice that the auction was pulled
due to an "error in the listing."
Sam Clements wrote:
> The postcard is NOT from 1907. The circle date stamp is very indistinct,
> but that has nothing to do with it. It has a divided back. Therefore it
> was after 1908, when that started.
> It's a linen card, which means that the date stamp is almost certainly
> or 47. Just because the stamp used was part of the 1902 series means
> I am postcard dealer/collector and I know one of the 5 largest dealers in
> the US. I just called them, and they provided confirmation of what I
> The card is NOT from 1907 and almost certainly doesn't predate any
> cites we have now.
> Sam Clements
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Evan Morris" <words1 at WORD-DETECTIVE.COM>
> To: <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> Sent: Thursday, August 11, 2005 11:29 AM
> Subject: 23 Skiddoo postcard on eBay
>> Via a reader:
>> "Used postcard, linen in very good condition. Good corners with no
>> creases... 23 Skiddo 23... on the front...Postmarked Clarksburg W.Va.
>> with series 1902 stamp...."
>> Card actually reads "23 Skidoo," not "Skiddo."
>> Evan Morris
>> words1 at word-detective.com
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