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8 Antique Postcards of Detroit hotels (Early 1900s) - $25 (near Stockbridge)

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condition: good
model name / number: Belle Isle
These eight postcards show just how much of a tourist destination Detroit was back in over a hundred years ago

The “youngest” postcard is postmarked 1916 while the earliest is 1909. The others might be older, but they have no postmarks.

The hotels shown (in order of the individual photos) are:

—The Ponchartrain (no postmark)
—Hotel Cadillac (1909)
—Hotel Tuller (1915)
—Hotels Statler and Tuller (1916)
—Hotel Griswold (1912)
—Hotel Charlevoix (1911)
—Hotel Ste. Claire (no postmark)
—Hotel Metropole and German Room (no postmark)

As you can see from the photos, all 8 are in pretty good shape. There are two different kinds of one cent stamps used on the back of the postmarked cards—Ben Franklin and George Washington.

post id: 7752269829

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