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This is a rare ink blotter ~ LONDON Ontario Canada - Canada Pharmacal Limited - L-I-B A simplified formula of proven merit Advertisement
The felt-lined, flip side of the card was designed to absorb the ink from an over-filled pen, or just to get the messy thing flowing correctly. By the mid-50's widespread use of the modern ballpoint pen spelled the demise of the humble ink blotter.
Genuine advertisement - not a reproduction
Very Good condition with very little wear as per scan
Comments ~ Measures approx 3 1/2 inches by 6 1/4 inches
I will combine lots (postcards and stamps together) to save on shipping costs and suggest that you add a few more Items if your Lot is $ 5.00 or less.
***** "Purchases made from BOOTS will be combined" *****
Number of postcards/stamps:
ANY Country, U.S.A., Canada and Foreign
* Buy 10 or more items , shipping is free
* Buy 6-9 items , shipping is $5.00
* Buy 1-5 items , shipping is $2.50
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TO OUR AMERICAN FRIENDS
U.S.A. INTERNATIONAL Postal Money Orders (PINK) only as U.S.A. money orders (GREEN) are no longer valid in Canada.
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Please make payment within 7 business days of auction closing.
I will except Cash ( at your own risk ) - - Personal Checks - - Cashiers Checks - - International Money Orders or Paypal
Your item(s) will be mailed the same day that I receive you payment or the very next mailing day.
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*** CONDITION GRADING ***
M - Mint perfect
NM - Near Mint-very, very light aging
EX - Sharp corners, clean, fresh on front, maybe mailed and have writing on back.
VG - Corners may be just a bit rounded. Almost undetectable crease does not detract from appearance
G - Good. Corners may be noticeably blunt or rounded with noticeable bends or creases
AV - Average-creases more pronounced, corners more rounded, some soiling, may have edge tear
PR - poor-excess soil, stained, heavy creases
General Postcard Types
PN Pioneer Era - 1870 - 1898
PMC Private Mailing Card - 1898 - 1901
UB Undivided Back - 1901 - 1907
DB Divided Back - 1907 - 1915
WB White Border - 1916 - 1930
LN Linen - 1930 - 1945
RPPC Real Photo Postcards
LNCM Early Chrome looking like Linen
Auction Abbreviations for Postcards
Und/B-Undivided Back 1901-1907
DB-Divided Back 1907-1915
WB-White Border 1916-1930
L-Linen era 1930-1945
C-Chromes 1945 to 1970s
Cont. sz - 4"x6" chromes 1950s up
b/w-black and white
cof-cancel on face
p/ or pub - publisher
s/ or sgn - artist signed
wob-writing on back
wof-writing on face
( ) a number within parenthesis indicates quantity of cards in lot.