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BULLFIGHT POST CARDS & BULLFIGHTING POSTCARDS
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SOL Y SOMBRA. - Una buena vara." or 'a good stick' by the
picador's lance, writing on front comments that bull is killing the
(as sometimes happens when it attempts to elevate the horse),
but mailed 1911 in Spain, couple
small smudges in margins around circular image, much corner wear (2
with small creases), unusual subject matter.
A large hotel handstamp in red violet on back: 'ALHAMBRA
PALACE / CONCIERGE / GRANADA' was well struck. Sold but front
side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan
(publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75.
"1. Paseillo / Forming the 'cuadrillas'" signed art from Fischgrund, unused postcard with fresh appearance. $2.00
"1009. Plaza de Torres, Torreón, Mexico" showing a bullfighting ring, color from Sonora News Company, undivided back post card, corner crease, soft corners. $7.00 mb
"108 ARLES. -- Les Arènes. -- Course de Taureaux. -- Avant l'estocade. -- LL." postcard showing a bullfight as seen from a high vantage point, very late usage at Brouxville but stamp removed, small corner crease. $3.25 bf(a)
"110. NIMES -- Les Arènes, un jour de Course libre A. R." with several spectators climbing back into the stands, because of the bull's proximity; unused black & white carte postale, light edge toning on back, minor corner rounding. $7.00 bf
"1126. Corrida de Muerta - Paseo - Course Espagnole - Entrée de la Cuadrille" showing the bullfighters parading into the ring, unused black & white carte postale, minor corner wear, a little light toning the the short front edges. $4.00 b
"1128. Corrida de Muerta - Suerte de Varas - Course Espagnole - Travail de Pique" showing a picador on horseback in action as a bull charges, unused black & white carte postale, soft corners. Shown. $5.50 b. Same but light toning on both sides (near the edges). $4.75 b
"12. El arrastre." three horses teamed together dragging away a dead bull from a bullfight, a man following behind to cover up traces of blood with a broom; unused postcard, 2 large spots of album paste on back, a couple of tiny scrapes near the back bottom edge, minor corner wear. $3.50 bh
"16. BULL FIGHT, VALENCIA, SPAIN" showing a matador whose cape is close to the bull, color, unused post card, 2 small spots of light toning on back, tiny corner crease visible only from back. $2.00 bs
"17. ZARAGOZA -- Plaza de Toros / L. Roisin, fot. Barcelona" postcard including many people & autos outside it, black & white with red caption, very late usage in the US. $2.50
"196 -- CORRIDA DE TOROS. La Muerte del Toro ND Fot." showing bullfighters standing around a bull about to die, unused black & white carte postale, good edges. $4.00 b
"1 COURSES DE TAUREAUX. - Une Quadrilla. -- LL" showing a group of matadors, unused divided back postcard from Lévy et Neurdein Réunis, neatly separated from a booklet, two small spots of toning in the address area. A lot of edge wear has rendered it imperfectly rectangular: the bottom center edge bows inward slightly; the upper right front corner is partly worn away. Nonetheless, an uncommon card. $3.50 b
"2. Sailda del toril / The bull rushes out" signed art from Fischgrund, unused post card with fresh appearance. $2.00
MITCHELL PUBLISHED BULLFIGHT POSTCARDS
"2690 - QUIEBRO DE RODILLAS." art depicting the capework of a kneeling bullfighter, Mitchell published post card, unused, brownish paper, edge scrape. $3.25 bm
"2691 - PASE DE TANTRO" art shows caped bullfighter invites bull's charge, Mitchell published postcard, near mint. $6.00 bm. Same except a little wear at 2 edges. $3.75 bm
"2693 - ESTOCADA A VOLPIE" art depicts the matador stabbing the bull as it passes, Mitchell published postcard, unused, brownish paper, writing on back (possibly a sample). $3.50 bm. Same but no writing on back. $3.75 bm.
"2694 - CAPEO DE TRENTE POR DETRAS." art depicts wounded bull meeting cape, Mitchell published post card, unused, brownish paper, tiny corner crease. $3.50 bm. Same but no corner crease & extensive toning on back from production process. $3.50 bm.
"2695 - CITANDO a BANDERILLAS." showing wounded bull & matador, Mitchell published postcard, unused, brownish paper, faint toning from production process. $3.75 bm. Same except writing on back (possibly a sample). $3.50 bm.
"2697 - SALTO DE LA GARROCHA" art depicts bullfighter vaulting over a charging bull, Mitchell published postcard, unused, brownish paper. $3.75 bm
"2698 - UNA VARA" art depicting a picador approaching a wounded bull, unused Mitchell published post card, slight browning of the paper with age, fresh appearance & good edges. $3.75 bm
"28 Plaza de Acho--Corrida de Toros--Lima, Perú / Foto. Avilés Hnos." showing a bullfight in progress, advertising signs readable--Nozawa, Nestlé, Penitenciaria el Locale, etc.; real photo multiview post card with 2 action scenes, neat writing on back. $7.50 p(l)b
"3. Varónica / A pass with the cloak" signed art from Fischgrund, unused postcard, fresh appearance. $2.00
"4 EL TORO SALTA LA BARRERA" showing a bull attempting to jump out of the ring, real photo post card mailed 1977 from Spain to the United States, minor corner wear. $3.00 b
"4 EN PROVENCE. -- Le Taureaux de Camargue (d'après Vayson). -- lower left Selecta" sepia-tone postcard with green back, circa 1918 but very late usage in the United States. $4.25
"4. Remate / Adorned cloak pass" signed art from Fischgrund, unused post card, fresh appearance. $2.00
"4787. Crowd at the Bullfight, Tijuana, Mexico." outside the ring with a few old cars & a motorcycle prominent, circa 1913 Curteich effort (R33363) for I. L. Eno, corner & edge wear, faint small corner crease. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50
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"60 / CORRIDA de TOROS -- Suerte de Capa -- ND Fot" showing the beginning of the third & final stage of the bullfight, with the matador's salute; unused tarjeta postal from Spain, light green undivided back, tiny bottom corner crease. $7.00 bs
"6 - CORRIDA DE TOROS - Le taureau enlève le Picador / et son cheval." a bull not yet seriously wounded gores & lifts a horse, its rider the picador coming out of his saddle, near the edge of the arena in which they were effectively cornered; unused circa-1912 carte postale from G. LeMaitre in Nice France, minor corner rounding, lightly toned back, lower corner crease. As good a bullfighting action shot as you are likely to see & eloquent testimony that the danger is not only to the bull. $7.50 bp(p)
"83 / HERIBERTO EN SA GRAN FRENA / REYNOSA TMPS." real photo postcard mailed there to Greenville Ohio, stamp corner bent, 2 scratches on the negative into bull's legs. Hard to find! Cancel date is hard to read, but the 10-centavo convent stamp was issued in 1950. $4.50 bm(t)
"A pair of darts Un buen par de banderillas Une paire de 'banderillas' bien placie" action real photo post card mailed from Spain to the United States 1951. $4.75
"BRINDANDO LA MUERTE DEL TORO" art depicts bullfighter turned towards crowd with his dead horse behind him, Stengel published postcard, numbered 29610 on back, unused, front fresh, toning along back bottom edge, unusual subject matter. $5.00 bs
"Bull fighters entering into the Bull Ring" more than a dozen enter crowded stadium, color post card from V. B. Cumbo booklet, Ser. 71, unused. $3.00 b
"BULLFIGHTS'67 / CD. JUAREZ / ...EDITH EVANS / ALBERTO BASLDERAS Downtown Bullfight / ...JUAN SILVETI / ...EL QUERETANO" unused publicity postcard, good art. A modern classic. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 bmg(b)g(s)*##
"BULLFIGHTS IN ACAPULCO, GRO. / CALETILLA - BULLRING / SUNDAY DECEMBER 20, 1987 / ... / Four Magnificent Young Matadors! / PACO RAMIREZ / LUIS DE TRIANA / VICTOR SANTOS / Jorge Cantú 'EL GALLO' / Fighting at Spanish Style" unused advertising postcard printed in Mexico, small upper corner bend, trivial corner wear. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged 300-dpi scan (publication quality) in .jpg format for $3.75. bm(g)
"BULLFIGHTS IN OLD MEXICO / Even though Bullfighting is prohibited in the / United States..." showing fight in progress with readable advertising banners (Hotel Comercial, Capri, ...) unused chrome post card from Petley Studios, trivial edge wear. $2.00 b
"CAIDA DE UN PICADOR" art depicts 3 men trying to distract a bull who is goring a horse, Stengel published postcard, numbered 29606 on back, unused & fresh appearance, unusual subject matter. $5.00 bs
"CORRIDAS / EN MEXICO // BULLFIGHTING / IN MEXICO" with 4 views of a fight in progress within large letters spelling out 'OLE!', chrome postcard with round corners as issued, mailed 1970 at Mexico City. From Mark Turok photos. $2.00 b
"Downtown Bull Ring" exterior including parking lot (two-thirds of a 'Woodie' closest to the viewer) & ad signs for Tecate & Bacardi, in Tijuana México; unused chrome with round corners as issued. Postcard sold. Still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50
"EA3GF" Barcelona Spain continental QSL card with bullfighting art used 1955 by operator Ramón Llebaria Regalado, much wear along one edge because card slightly longer than normal. $2.00 bs
"'EL TOREO' MEXICO. MAY 19 DE 1946" showing a bullfight in progress before a large crowd, as seen from a high vantage point; Ekc real photo tarjeta postal, unused. Obviously the Plaza Mexico, world's largest bullfighting venue, in Mexico City. $6.00 bm
"EN EL 'TOREO' MEXICO. / FERMIN ESPINOSA / 'ARMILLITA.' / 702.V" unused real photo postcard printed in Mexico. The bullring is in Mexico City. $10.00 bm(d)n& NEW / NUEVO / NEU
"EL PASE DE PECHO, hecho por Julio Aparicio / The chest pass executed by matador Julio Aparicio" unused postcard from a photograph credited to Mark Turok, blue handstamp of a motel on Mexico Route 57 neatly at the top back, rounded corners as issued. The full name of the Spaniard shown is Julio Aparicio Diaz. $2.00 bm(g)p
"ESPAÑA / EA3GF" Barcelona Spain QSL card with bullfighting art on brownish paper, used 1955 by operator Ramón Llebaria Regalado, small corner crease, wear on 1 short edge, toning along the opposite short edge. $1.50 bs
"Estocada" showing 3 matadors after the sword thrust, unused postcard, numbered '1913. 9' on back (the first number obviously the year of publication), light album impressions at the corners, trivial corner & edge wear. $4.75 b
"Exterior Bull Ring. C. Juarez, Mexico." with some readable ads on the side of the building-- Mark Miller & Company real estate, Texaco, The Parlor, etc.; one of the earliest Curteich postcards (circa 1909), minor wear at bottom corners. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (almost 2x original postcard area) 100-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 bm(c)g
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"'Farol de rodillas' Faarol de rodillas 'Farol de rodillas'" action real photo post card mailed 1951 from Spain to US. $4.75
"Greetings from / Ciudad Juarez / Mex." art on undivided back postcard depicting 2 bullfighting scenes, mailed 1906 to Missouri but stamp removed, album impressions at corners, mild corner & edge wear. $5.00 bm(c)*
"IMAGE FILE" Volume 18 Number 2, containing an article on the bullfights in La Macarena Mexico, The Royal Wedding in the UK, and "Gender Roles & Visual Media". $2.25 the complete issue pbrs
"JUAN SILVETI ADORNANDOSE / NUEVO LAREDO, TAMPS. / 91" getting ready for a kill before the admiring crowd at a bullfight, sepia-tone real photo tarjeta postal mailed there 1941, corner rounding, one top corner with 2 creases (1 long), extensive toning in the back message area obscures nothing, oxidation consistent with age. Hard to find in any condition! $4.00 bm(t)
"La Puntilla" showing 4 matadors around a bull who has been stabbed in the back of his head, attempting to sever his spinal cord with the short dagger named in the caption; unused postcard, numbered 1913.10. on back (the first number obviously the year printed), tiny bottom corner bend, minor upper corner wear. $5.00 b
"NIMES. -- Courses de Taureaux" showing a bullfight in progress before a large crowd, carte postale with bluish undivided back, mailed 1904 to Philadelphia, published by Neurdein Frères, tiny upper corner bend, paperclip indent at left front edge can be felt but not seen. $10.00 bf(n)
"No.-105- ARMILLITA / Guadalupe, Monterrey, N. L. Méx." showing a bullfight in action, Kodak DOPS real photo tarjeta postal, unused, 4 spots of album paste residue at the back corners, trivial wear at one short edge. The bullfighter Iguel Espinosa Enéndes was nicknamed 'Armillita' and fought in Mexico, Venezuela, Spain, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Peru, and Portugal. $10.00 bm
"NOGALES, Mexico" showing the opening phase of the Sonoran Corrida de Toros held each Sunday afternoon, a bullfight in progress with several readable signs in the crowded stands; chrome postcard mailed Nogales Arizona 1965, tiny corner crease. $2.25 bm(s)
"OVACIÓN Y LA OREJA" art depicts bullfighter standing amidst hats with the dead bull behind him, Stengel published post card, numbered 29614, unused, minor corner & edge wear. $3.75 bs
"PALMA DE MALLORCA - 40 Colseo Balear - Nueva Plaza de Tosors GUILERA / Cikusei Balear - Bull fight rinht(sic) Newt(sic)" real photo post card with glossy finish, showing its exterior, mailed at Hamlet North Dakota (clear hand cancel), corner wear and rounding not into image, one corner with 2 small creases, tape mends 3 / 4" tear at bottom, as is. $1.00 sb
"PASANDO DE MULETA" art depicts bull charging cape as viewed behind the bull, Stengel published postcard, numbered 29611 on back, unused. $3.75 bs
"Plaza de Toros 'Alberto Balderas' / CD. JUAREZ, CHIH. / DOMINGO 18 de Junie de 1967…" with art & matador listing (Raúl Gargia & Eloy Cavazos), Carta Blanca beer ad on back, lightly toned back. Sold but still available for scholarly study & research as a full-size & enhanced 72-dpi scan in .jpg format. $1.50 bm
"PLAZA DE TOROS (BULL RING) / Nogales, Sonora, Mexico" showing a bullfight in progress & many readable advertising signs, unused chrome post card, numbered 14869 on the back. $2.50 m(s)b
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"Plaza de Toros Lima (Perú) En Espectativa" showing 11 men & 2 horses arrayed against a wounded bull, color on undivided back postcard with brownish paper, TCV as a souvenir with 1901 stamp, faint album impressions at corners, soft corners. $9.00 bp
"Plaza de Toros Lima (Perú) Una Cojida" showing a man trying to divert a bull who is kicking a matador, color on undivided back post card with brownish paper, TCV as a souvenir with 1901 stamp, faint album impressions at corners, lightly toned back. $12.50 bp
=> Special discount: Both of the above postcards for $19.75 b <=
"PORTUGAL / Toourada à antiga portuguesa. / Course de taureax à l'ancien style..." also captioned in English, continental mailed in Lisboa but stamp removed, minor wear to 2 corners. $1.50 b
"SALIDA DE EL TORO" quality art in color depicting the entry of a bull into the ring, unused post card from Stengel & Co., numbered 29604 on back, faint line on back may not erase. $4.75 bs
"Sta. Cruz de Tenerife--Plaza de Toros" showing 3 men fighting a bull in the Canary Islands, black & white post card on undivided back from Nobrega's English Bazar, unused, corner crease, faint short internal crease, edge wear. $12.00 bc
"SUERTE DE CAPA / MEXICAN BULL-FIGHT CAPE WORK" color, unused postcard, small internal crease, tiny spot of toning on back. $3.50
"The Bull Ring, Juarez Mexico" showing the exterior of the Plaza de Toros in Chihuahua, customers with vendors outside & advertising urging people to drink 'Carta Blanca Saturno Bohemia' prominently on its side, unused early (note biplane overhead) linen postcard , published by Tucson News Agency (their no. 65058 on back), fairly fresh. $2.25 bm(c)
"The 'Ceadrillas' entering the ring Salida de la Cuedrilla La sortie des 'Cuadrillas'" real photo post card mailed 1951 from Spain to the United States, minor corner wear & rounding, thinned spot on upper edge. $3.00
"The start of a bull-fight at the Circo-Colon / (Rep. of Panama)" postcard from I. L. Madura Jr. (No. 211 C), unused, very faint album mark on back, good edges. Seldom seen & seldom offered. Sold but front side still available for scholarly study & research as an enlarged (about 771% of original print area) & enhanced 200-dpi scan in .jpg format. $2.00 bp
"THE THRUST BY THE MATADOR, MEXICAN BULL FIGHT. / 6098. COPYRIGHT, 1902, BY DETROIT PHOTOGRAPHIC CO." color postcard with undivided back mailed 1905 at El Paso, speckles of cancel ink on front, corners worn & rounded, inconsequential stamp damage. $9.00 bm(g)d
"Torida at Nogales, Sonora." showing a close-up of a bull & matador in action, well done homed-made (and, hence, unique) postcard mailed 1962 from Mays Landing New Jersey. trivial corner rounding. $2.50 m(s)b
"TOROS" continental-size folder with 16 images--8 art & 8 from Mexican bullfights, crease where flap folds in. $8.00 bm
Uncaptioned art in color showing two men with cape & a man on horseback fighting a bull, undivided back post card mailed to Nebraska but stamp removed, long internal crease, minor corner wear & rounding. $3.00 b
"Une Corrida Espagnole - 9. - Le coup de gráce par le puntillero" crowded stadium of Spaniards watches a bull meet his end, black & white on unused carte postale with undivided back, toned front caption area, lightly toned back, small upper corner crease not near the image. $5.00 bs
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