Maryland Restaurant: Mrs. K's Toll House, Silver Spring
'A garden corner of America's most unusual place to dine, this is Mrs. K's Toll House on U.S. Route 29 in Silver Spring MD. Perfect blending of food and atmosphere make this an experience one should not miss when in the Washington DC area. Reservations required. ' That was the description on this chrome postcard published in Genuine Natural Color by Dexter Press, Inc., West Nyack NY. The card has a divided back and is in like new condition - unused and clean with no bends, tears, writing or other defects.
Canada: Holliday Motor Hotel And Drive-in, Sarnia, Ontario
Two photos, showing some great 1950s cars parked around it, cover the front of this neat postcard from Canada. The Holliday Motor Hotel -- 'Canada's Finest' - was 3 miles east of Sarnia on No. 7 Highway. It boasted 40 ultra-modern units, private tiled showers, radiant heat, telephone and television in every room, drive-in restaurant and complete car service! The photo card is like new with a divided back - unused and clean with no bends, tears, writing or other defects.
Billed as the place 'Where you meet your friends and enjoy good food,' this renowned local restaurant was in the downtown location of the Younker Brothers Department Store in Des Moines, IA. Always elegant with linen tablecloths and floral centerpieces at each table, Younkers Tea Room served lunches and dinners to office workers and shoppers! This real photo card is in Very Good condition with only one small crease at bottom right corner. It has a divided back and is unused and clean with no bends, tears, writing or other defects.
Missouri Hotel/restaurant: The Rathskeller, Hotel Lennox, St. Louis
This postcard offers 'Best Wishes from the Rathskeller' in the Hotel Lennox, 9th and Washington, St. Louis, MO. Noting that the hotel had 350 air-conditioned rooms and two air-conditioned restaurants, the card 'legendary' broiled steaks and Maine lobsters. The card is in Like New condition, with no bends, tears, writing or other defects. It has a divided back and stamp box.
Advertising all six of its locations in and around Hollywood, CA, this postcard shows Rand's Round Up, 7580 Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, home of Chuck Wagon Food. Chuck Wagon Dinner and Chuck Wagon Lunch hours are specified. The linen card was published by Mellinger Studios, 597 Figueroa Dr., Altadena CA. It is unused, although there are some stains on the address portion of the divided back. It does not, however, have any bends, tears, writing or other defects.
Canary Cottage Café was located at 207 High Ave. East in Oskaloosa - with this card offering directions to 'turn off State Highway 92 and U.S. Highway 63 at Green's Ford Garage and go one block south and one block east.' Once you arrived at the AAA Recommended café, Proprietors Don and Hazel Hemphill promised 'Quality Food, Courteous Service.' The also provided the recipe for the Café's Chocolate Fudge Cake and Fudge Frosting on the front of the card with the building's entry. The card was published by Hamilton Photo Co., Ames, IA with the YorKolor Process, New York NY. It is like new -- unused and clean with no bends or tears, no writing or other defects.
Apparently known for its Chocolate Fudge Cake with Fudge Frosting, since the recipe for each is printed next to the café's entry on the front of this card, the Canary Cottage Café was on High Avenue East in Oskaloosa IA. Proprietors Don and Hazel Hemphill promised Quality Food and Courteous Service with lunch and dinner served except on Monday. The card was published by The Vernon Co., Newton IA. It is like new -- unused and clean with no bends or tears, no writing or other defects.
Iowa Restaurant: Canary Cottage Café, Oskaloosa, Real Photo
Here's a real photo postcard from the Canary Cottage Café, Okkaloosa, IA,, showing some nifty 1950s cars parked in front. The card gives information on the café's location, as well as driving directions and recipes for what must have been some of their popular fare - Chocolate Fudge Cake and Fudge Frosting! It was published as #5267 by the Hamilton Photo Co., Ames Iowa and is like new - unused and clean with no bends, tears, writing or other defects. A nice old-timer!
A billboard advertising Winga's Café, Washington, Iowa, appears to have been left unfinished by the billboard workers, with the note 'Gone to Eat at Winga's Café' appearing above the picture of an empty scaffolding. The reverse says the restaurant was home to Washington's Famous Coffee Club with over 1,000 members. Proprietor was John Winga. The linen card has a divided back and stamp box and was published by Standard Printing, Hannibal, MO. It is like new -- unused and clean with no bends or tears, no writing or other defects. We mail all of our postcards in a plastic sleeve with cardboard on each side for durability in the mail. We are happy to combine multiple items into a single shipment to save on shipping costs.
This 1950's postcard is No. 7 from the Let's Explore Ohio collection from SOHIO. It is entitled Indian Trail Marker. This collection was available only through Standard Oil Stations and Dealers. It is postally unused and in VG+ to Excellent condition.
1910's - 20's Postcard Of Dagmar Hotel, Hagerstown, Md
1910's - 20's postcard depicting the famous Dagmar Hotel located in Hagerstown, MD., known as The Best in the City. Absolutely Fireproof . Published by Henderson & Sons, Chambersburg, PA. Postally unused. Excellent Condition.
1949 Postcard From Royal Villa Cottages, Denver, Colo.
1940's postcard from the Royal Villa Cottages in Denver, Colorado. States that it was the only motor court on East Halifax, Recommended by Duncan Hines. Postally used, stamp is missing. Cancellation of July 12, 1949.
This postcard was issued by the Borden Family of Fine Foods as part of their advertising campaign. It features their Travelling Representative Cows, Elsie, Elmer and baby Beauregard. It is not postally used and is in VG+ to EX condition. There is minimal color fading and 3 of the corners are sharp. The first has a bit of folding on the very end, but hardly noticible.
Shows the 3 popular planes of the Delta Fleet in the 1980's. Back reads: The short-haul Douglas DC-9-32 carries 88 passengers and a crew of five at a cruising speed of 500 miles per hour. The medium-range Boeing 727-232, capable of carrying 148 passengers and a crew of seven, cruises at about 530 miles per hour with a range of over 1500 statute miles. The wide-bodied Lockheed L-1011-1/200 TriStar carries 302 passengers and a crew of twelve, cruising at over 500 miles per hour with a range of over 2475 statute miles. Delta uses the long-range L-1011-500 (not pictured) on transatlantic routes. DELTA IS READY WHEN YOU ARE! Unused postcard. VG condition.
This advertising postcard from the Breakers, on the Boardwalk at Delancy Place in Ocean City, NJ, was published by Colourpicture Publications, Boston, Mass. in the 1940's - 50's. It is unused and in excellent condition.