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1908 VERY BIZARRE POSTCARD="BLOWING THEM OFF TO HIGH BALLS!"

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JImam's loves852 of 5422Beautiful Hand Decorated Gelaten Photo Card. Gypsy ? With Sparkle Stones on Colored Dress, c.1908Glass pieces
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    Posted 2 years ago

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    Title on photo is"BLOWING THEM OFF TO HIGH BALLS" Two girls guzzle beer... Girl to the right has her bare feet up on the ladder...Girl on left sits with knees askance draining her brew.. There is a Drum Major type guy but tooting a horn. He has one of those big feather or wool headresses an spiffy uniform. The background is a real town. The girls are just sitting in the foreground.
    Postmarked in OHIO. 1908 with cancelled stamp.
    In light writing we see:
    "Annette" is telling her married Aunt Mrs. Osmond:
    "If Soul Kissing is anything like she described it to her; she thinks she won't like it"--and this message sent thru the mail for all to see.
    The mailman must have delivered it red-faced...or, went in for a short visit!!

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    1. bobby725 bobby725, 2 years ago
      LOL! Good old Ohio women! highballs are a mixed drink, probably not beer. Looks like they prefer drink rather than the men in the area. (^_^)
    2. JFranca JFranca, 2 years ago
      Bobby, hard to say which they prefer with a caption like, "blowing them off to the high balls"
    3. buckethead, 2 years ago
      Well.... what the hey.....why not? :)
    4. Gillian, 2 years ago
      The town is just a backdrop, and the guy blowing his horn is drawn, not real. No idea why the girls are there - or what they represent????
    5. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 2 years ago
      I wonder why the bugle guy is part of it. That is kinda strange and must have some meaning...I have no clue. Interesting that you can see the backdrop, my vision not doing well decerning depth
      Glad you could help Gillian.
    6. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 2 years ago
      These folks sent some love over!
      blunderbuss2
      buckethead.
      JFranca
      bobby725
    7. boysfarm boysfarm, 2 years ago
      Time for a brew with these two.
    8. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 2 years ago
      I have to wonder if the whole idea is joke and people are bound to try to figure it out when the whole thing is a bogus joke. The amazing thing that in 1908 it was mailed ...it must have been a scandal in the day. On top of the racy message on the back!!. I guess I.will never end up with anything like this again. Ha. Ha!
    9. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 2 years ago
      I am happy for the love!! Thanks!
      kyratango
      brunswick
      JImam
      jscott0363
      Manikin
      MacDaddyRico
      vetraio50.
      SpiritBear
      boysfarm
      fortapache
      blunderbuss2
      buckethead.
      JFranca
      bobby725
    10. PostCardCollector PostCardCollector, 2 years ago
      I do notice these odd cards I have on, are of a lesser quality, than my other cards. For some reason, I have an inkling they are not made IN the USA--but FOR the USA market.

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