1905 LEWIS & CLARK EXPO WOODEN PPC +1c WORLDS FAIR PMK.

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  • Sold Date: Nov 26, 2008
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GREAT POSTCARD MADE OF REAL WOOD, "SOUVENIR LEWIS & CLARK CENTENNIAL 1905." ILLUSTRATED ON BOTH SIDES, 1c AIR STAMP POSTMARKED PORTLAND ORE 7/18/1905 WITH SLOGAN "WORLDS FAIR PORTLAND 1905." PUBLISHED BY FARRAN ZERBE, PORTLAND, ORE." (To commemorate the centennial of Lewis and Clarkâe(tm)s expedition, the Louisiana Purchase was celebrated by a worldâe(tm)s fair held in St. Louis, Missouri and at a national fair staged in Portland, Oregon in 1905. Part of the souvenirs included numismatic items, and the ANAâe(tm)s proponent Farran Zerbe was at the center of promoting it. Zerbe avidly sought to popularize coin collecting through his travelling exhibit, âeoeMoney of the World.âe He publicized the United States first commemoraitve coins âe" the Isabella Quarter and Columbus Half Dollar âe" issued for the 1893 Chicago Worldâe(tm)s Fair.) --- RARE !!!------- SEE PHOTOS. NO RESERVE, Shipping and Handling is $2.00 if in US, or $3.00 Foreign , Paypal, money order, and personal check accepted. No Euros accepted. Items not registered or insured, are sent at buyers risk. All items over $40.00 in US or $80.00 Foreign must be registered or insured at buyers cost. I COMBINE SHIPPING COSTS ON MULTIPLE ITEM TO SAVE YOU MONEY. .----------------- After purchasing,