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Washington, D.C., Area Vintage Memorabilia - 90+ Items - Labels, Maps, Prints, Railroads, Brochures, Etc.

Lot 304. Washington, D.C., Area Vintage Memorabilia - 90+ Items - Labels, Maps, Prints, Railroads, Brochures, Etc. These paper collectibles are generally from the 1960s and earlier. Among the highlights is a 7” x 10.75” color print that shows the Washington Monument and Babcock Lake, which is now filled in. Two other prints, both by A. Marc, depict the Capitol and Mt. Vernon. Three different circa 1925 labels, each 6.5” x 8.5”, are from Memorial apples, Mt. Vernon apple butter and Capitol fancy apples. Ex. Many items promote D.C. business. Several are 3-D, including a rules for WMAL-TV, Marchant Calculators and the National Bureau of Standards, a patch for the National Zoo, a small address book for a piano company and a button hook for Wm Hahn & Co. There are 20 brochures for hotels, many of them pre-zip code; several restaurant menus or brochures; a 1933 calendar for a printer; three blotters; a vintage recipe book for Washington Flour; a lumber calculator, and 15 catalogs or other promotional items for a dental supply company, the Hecht Co., Potomac Electric and others. One of the more interesting catalogs is the 1897 edition from the Seward Trunk and Bag Co. of Petersburg, VA (chips to front cover, back cover missing, nice interior). Publications for events cover the 1950s arrival of the Mayflower II, including the official souvenir booklet, the 1928 auto show and the 1960-61 winter schedule for a hiking club. Five brochures deal with travel on the B&O, the PRR or the Washington-Sunset Route. Also, three maps and publication related to the Library of Congress, the National Gallery of Art and the National Aquarium. These publications average vg+ to ex.
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