A few months ago I purchased a beautiful antique crushed velvet photo album at the flea market. These 15 photographs were inside the album. I only wanted the album so I'd love to be able to return these photos to the family that they belong to.
If I had to guess, I'd say the photos are from a date range of late 1800s to early 1900s. The smaller photos measure about 2 by 3.5 inches and the largest photo measures about 5.25 by 7.5 inches. Just about all of them are on heavy cardboard or pressboard backing.
Only 2 of the 15 have any writing on the back. One of those is the photo of the gentleman with the bushy mustache. What's confusing about this one is the back says "Mrs Record, 714 S. Steuben", but it's a picture of a man. I checked that address on google maps and it did come up as being in Chanute Kansas. That matches what's across the bottom on the front. Along the bottom of the front it lists the photographer's studio as Wertz & Son, South of Oriental Hotel, Chanute Kansas.
The second photo that has writing on the back is the one of the young man in the light colored cap. His picture is in the lower left corner of my main photo. The back of it says "Theo Record, Theodore Record Ch...... Kansas. For that city in Kansas, all I can make out of the spelling is the first two letters of "Ch" and since the other photo states Chanute Kansas I'm assuming that is what is also on this photo.
Shipping is from Nevada via USPS First Class Mail Parcel. Buyer to pay $5.99 delivery charges.
SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT POSSIBLE PARTIAL REFUND OF SHIPPING CHARGES:
Every January the U.S. Postal Service increases the shipping prices. This year's increase is beyond any we've seen in previous years. Before the 2019 increase, shipping costs were based on weight. A package weighing less than one pound cost the same amount regardless if it was mailed 2 miles away, or from coast to coast. Packages weighing over 1 pound were priced by what the destination zipcode was.
Now, the postal service has divided the United States in to 8 zones and all packages are charged by weight, size, and destination zone. Now it is not possible to state a shipping cost and have it be valid regardless if the package is traveling 2 miles or all the way to the east coast. I am in Nevada and probably 90% of the packages I mail go eastward, and a majority of them go all the way to the east coast.
To complicate this even further, Google will not show items for sale unless they have a designated cost, or unless the seller uses calculated shipping. My web host is not equipped to figure calculated shipping, so I have to quote a shipping charge using the east coast as the final destination and then refund over payments. When I return the overage, I usually do so by including cash inside the package when it's shipped. My feedback page will show verification that I do return overpayments.
As a buyer, there are two choices. If you over pay on the shipping charges, I refund an appropriate amount to cover the over payment OR if you'd like to send me a message stating your zip code and the item you are interested in, I can quote you an exact shipping charge and send you a custom invoice with an accurate shipping charge.
About Combined Shipping:
I do combine shipping on multiple items purchased, but as stated above, my web host is not set up to calculate multiple item shipping costs. At checkout, you will be charged full shipping price on each item purchased and I will refund the appropriate amount of over payment. If you are uncomfortable with that, send me a message with your zip code and stating which items you'll be purchasing and I'll calculate the correct combined shipping charges and send you a custom invoice.
Due to claims that merchandise is not being received at various international countries (although Customs tracking verifies the delivery), I will no longer be able to process international orders unless payment is made with U.S. currency, including conversion fees. Orders will be processed after funds have cleared a U.S. bank. PAYPAL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR INTERNATIONAL PURCHASES. Seller reserves the right to void any international transactions where contact has not been made prior to purchasing.
All items in my listings come from either estate or garage sales. I do not know if they came from homes where smoking or pets were present. All items are sold in the same condition as when I received them.