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Vintage & Collectible Mississippi Postcards

Lamar Life Insurance Home Office

Jackson, Mississippi
Hinds County

Linen Postcard


This postcard was sent to Mrs. J. H. NEAL of Meridian, Mississippi. Unfortunately, I cannot read the signature of the sender, because the message is written in a very light pencil.  The sender wrote:

We will leave Jackson Saturday afternoon, get to your place about 6. I wish we could stay longer with you. Taylor will have to go to work Mon. We both have such...

And that's all I could read!

It was postmarked at Monticello on September 6, 1932. The name of the publisher too faded to read.

According to Mashburn's The Postcard Price Guide, A Comprehensive Reference,  the Linen Era postcards were produced between 1930-1945. The paper has a linen-like texture, which gives this type of card a distinctive appearance.

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Lamar Life Insurance Home Office, Jackson, Mississippi, 1932 linen postcard

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