Lot Of Two 1970s Mavis Pudding Smithsonian Institution Space Postcards
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Lot Of Two 1970s Mavis Pudding Smithsonian Institution Space Postcards :
Lot of Two 1970s Mavis Pudding Smithsonian Institution Space Postcards
Includes Launch at Baikonur, art by Andrei Sokolov, and The Space Mural - A Cosmic View, by Robert T. McCall. Both continental size. Conditions VG+ to Excellent, light toning on backs.
180520 / 0845 R6/21/2018
The large scans below offer the best description of the condition of the postcards offered. I will try to describe any defects that might not be apparent on the large scans I provide. Right-click the photos below in your computer browser to select "view image" in order to see a full-size image, and then offer with confidence.
Just a quick guide to the postcard grading standard we use: MINT: A perfect card just as it comes from the printing press. No marks, bends, or creases. No writing or postmarks. NEAR MINT (NM): Like mint but very light aging of very slight discoloration from being in an album for many years. Not as sharp or crisp. EXCELLENT (EX): Like mint in appearance with no bends or creases, or rounded or blunt corners. May be postally used or unused and with writing and postmark only on the address side. A clean, fresh card on the picture side. VERY GOOD (VG): Corners may be just a bit blunt or rounded. Almost undetectable crease or bend that does not detract from overall appearance of the picture side. May have writing or postally used on the address side. A very collectible card. GOOD (G): Corners may be noticeably blunt or rounded with noticeable slight bends or creases. May be postally used or have writing on address side. FAIR: Card is intact. Excess soil, stains, creases, writing, or cancellation may affect picture. POOR: Self-explanatory, sold as-is.
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