37 Postcards Views of San Francisco CA 1900s-1920s

Up for auction is a lot of 37 different postcards showing views of San Francisco California, early 1900s-1920s. 28 of the cards are postally unused, 9 have been mailed. Two of the cards have undivided address sides - both unused, and of the used cards, the earliest postmark is 1908. The cards feature many buildings and downtown views, including the Phelan Building, City Hall, Second Church of Christian Science, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Building, Flood Building, Sing Fat Co. Chinatown Bazaar, Hotel Argonaut (defunct hotel, nifty PPIE graphics on address side), Adler Sanitorium (doesn't exist any more), Headquarters at the Presidio, Central YMCA, etc. Market Street is in numerous views, looking from/at numerous intersections. Also included are views of Golden Gate Park - Stow Lake stone bridge, Bandstand, Japanese Tea Garden Arch; and the Cliff House, Land's End train stop (no longer exists), and Sutro Baths steps. The Chutes, Ferry Building waterfront, and the Palace of Fine Arts are among the views, as well. T is an unusual view of Jefferson Square with City Hall in the distance, and a view of the ruins of St. Mary's Church with downtown in the distance. Not all ares shown In good-very good condition, some have rubs and little creases, but no serious damage to note. Several of the used cards have PPIE stamps, 1-cent green ... read more