Newman Postcard Company - Back Design Definitions

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A

B

D

E

OTH  VEN

F

G

H

J

City

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

No  #

V

W

X

Y

Z

 B   C

NOTE: There are different LOGOs for O. (Oscar) Newman 1904-1918, Words in logo read: N. P. C. CO. LA. See the single image to the right





For NEWMAN Postcard Company = 1907-1960's See two images on the right

INFO: Backs Numbering System used.

           " 1z " defines - The O. Newman Company

            Los Angeles San Francisco


            " 2z " defines - Published by Newman Postcard Co.

            Los Angeles San Francisco


            " 1n " defines - The O. Newman Company

            San Francisco Los Angeles


            " 2n " defines - Published by Newman Postcard Co.

            San Francisco Los Angeles






















"A" Back Design - Earliest postmarks noted 1901  / 08

  1. Undivided Back
  2. Woman in a long dress
  3. At Top : "PostCard"
  4. Words Under POST CARD: This side for address only

  5. Stampbox: None

  6. NOTE: Another one exists with: O Newman on front (not available here ??)



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" B-1a "

  1. Undivided back
  2. Publisher data: None
  3. Words Under POST CARD: This Side is exclusively for the address
  4. Stampbox: See enlargement -Place Stamp here -- Domestic One cent -- Foreign two cents

" B-1c "

  1. Undivided back
  2. Publisher data to left: Published by Oscar Newman. Los Angeles, Cal., 9048, Made in Germany
  3. NO Words Under POST CARD
  4. To left at bottom: This side is exclusively for the address
  5. Stampbox: SEE SCAN     -            Place Stamp here Domestic One cent Foreign two cents

" C-1a "

  1. Divided back
  2. Publisher data to the middle: Oscar Newman, Los Angeles, Cal.          In Space below may be written senders name and address (No other Writing)
  3. WORDS above POST CARD: This space above is reserved for Postmark
  4. Stampbox: See enlargement      -On side of stampbox: "Made in Germany"

" C-2b "

  1. Divided back
  2. Publisher data to the middle: Newman Postcard Co., Los Angeles, Cal.--xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx-- The "xxx" can also Read: N. P. C. Co. In Space below may be written senders name and Address (No other Writing)
  3. WORDS above POST CARD:   This space above is reserved for Postmark
  4. Stampbox: See enlargement On side of stampbox: "Made in Germany"