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  • February 12, 1908:  The Day the Great Race Began

    February 12, 1908: The Day the Great Race Began

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    The Race was sponsored by the NEW YORK TIMES and LA MATIN, a sister newspaper in Paris. The torturous New York to Paris route crossed three continents and amounted to over 22,000 miles in 169 days. The Thomas Flyer Team of Buffalo, New York won with a comfortable margin of 26 days. The feat has…

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Bonnie Wilpon

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Leather postcards? Are they a contradiction of terms or are they collectibles because of their unique quality? A casual observation suggests there are few collectors, but those who are dedicated to leather cards are eager to talk about their collections. Some of them try hard to get others to join them.

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