Post Card & Trade Card Catalogue

Post Card & Trade Card Catalogue

What better way to take a peek at the past of Colorado and the West’s rich and varied history than through a photo….a post card. Post cards bring the past to life, often in brilliant color. They are a wonderful way to see the changes in our culture, technology and historic sites. Before the pocket camera of today, the only visual memories to be had from a vacation we’re through a postcard.

We are pleased to provide the following selection of postcards for your collection!

Independence Mine

  • Cripple Creek District, Colorado
  • Unused, Divided back.
  • A close-up view of arguably the most celebrated and controversial mines in the Cripple Creek District, Stratton’s Independence! Post card is in VG condition.

New Aerial Tramway

  • Cripple Creek District, Colorado
  • Unused. Great Western Post Card and Novelty Co. color postcard. Divided back.
  • This is a very rare postcard of an Aerial Tramway in the Cripple Creek District . Post card is in F condition.

Vindicator Mine, Victor, Colorado

  • Cripple Creek District, Colorado
  • Unused. H.H. Tammen Co. color postcard. Divided back.
  • This is an uncommon postcard from the Cripple Creek District of one of its MOST historic mines, the Vindicator.
  • Post card is in F condition.

Elkton Mine

  • Cripple Creek, Colo.
  • Used B&W card. Divided back with Cripple Creek Postmark, 1927.
  • Published by C. E. Cole, Cripple Creek, Colo.
  • Card is in VG condition with corner wear and small tear at bottom edge, which does not enter picture.

Broadmoor Casino

  • Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Used. H. R. Schmidt & Co. Publishers, Denver.
  • Postmarked at Denver, 1918. Divided back.
  • Card is in F condition.

Arbuckle Bros Coffee – Trade Card

  • Colorado
  • Trade Card No. 33 from the Arbuckle Coffee Company. “One of a series of 50 cards giving a pictorial history of the United States and Territories” Illustrations: Mountain of the Holy Cross; Cliff Dwellings; Garden of the Gods and Pike’s Peak. This is a unique and wonderfully illustrated card. On the reverse of the card are a few advertising words for Arbuckle Coffee plus a short history on the state of Colorado. Card is in VG condition with some corner wear. Illustrations are bright and clean.

Victor Mine

  • Goldfield, Cripple Creek District, Colorado
  • Used; Goldfield, Colo. postmark and written from Goldfield, 1910. Divided back.
  • A great card from a seldom seen mine, The Victor. Post card is in VG condition; corners bumped with minor chips, postmark is light – see scan.