Postcards

In addition to stills, posters and lobby cards, there are a variety of Lon Chaney memorabilia items available for hardcore collectors.

Lobby cards or other advertisements were often used in the teens and 20s to advertise upcoming films

In the 1920s and 30’s many cigarette companies offered collector photos in each pack of cigarettes.

1924 Lon Chaney Hunchback of  Notre Dame Abbey Cinema Post Card

Issuing Company: Abbey Cinema

Country of Issue: USA

Year of Issue: 1924

Color/B&W: B&W

Card Size: 3 ½” x 5 ½”

Back: Advertising

Issued as insert with what product: Postcard, Cinema Theatre

Key Visual Points of Distinctions

  1. Tweed Cap (get exact style)
  2. Polka Dot Tie
  3. Jacket with white collar shirt

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Year of Issue: 1925
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1927-1928 Lon Chaney Bruckmann Verleih #1236/1 Postcard

Issuing Company: Bruckmann Verleih

Country of Issue: Berlin, Germany

Year of Issue: 1927-1928

Color/B&W: Sepia Tone

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: 1236/1

Card Size:

Back: Postcard Back

Issued as insert with what product: Postcard

Notes: Cataloged as part of the Ross Verlag archive as postcard  #1236/1.

1925 Unholy Three “LC-6” Card

Issuing Company: Unknown

Country of Issue: Unknown

Year of Issue: 1925

Color/B&W: B&W

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: Unknown

Card Size: 1 ¾” x 2 ½”

Back: Blank

Issued with what product: Unknown

1920-1929 Biblioteca Films Lon Chaney Card

Issuing Company: Titulo De La Supremacia

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1920-1929

Color/B&W: Red Tint

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: Not Numbered

Card Size:3 ¾” x 5 ⅝”

Back: Blank Backed

(Note: Currently graded by PSA)

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1920-1929 Biblioteca Films Lon Chaney Card

Issuing Company: Titulo De La Supremacia

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1920-1929

Color/B&W: Red Tint

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: Not Numbered

Card Size:3 ¾” x 5 ⅝”

Back: Blank Backed

(Note: Currently graded by PSA)

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1927-1928 “142 LC” Postcard

Issuing Company: Unknown

Country of Issue: United States

Year of Issue: 1927-1928

Color/B&W: Black & White

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: #142

Card Size: 3 3/8”x 5 3/8”

Back: Postcard back

Note: Uses Ross Verlag Image #1526/1

1925 “NS Studio” Script Postcard

Issuing Company: NS Studio

Country of Issue: United States

Year of Issue: 1925

Color/B&W: Brown Sepia tone

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: Not Numbered

Card Size: 3 1/4”x 5 1/4”

Back: Postcard back

Note: Script Lon Chaney on Bottom

1927-1928 Dancers & Fratini Firenze Publishing House #652 Postcard

Issuing Company: Dancers & Fratini Firenze Publishing House

Country of Issue: Italy

Year of Issue: 1927-1928

Color/B&W: Black & White

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: #652

Card Size: 3 3/8”x 5 3/8”

Back: Postcard back

Note: Printed on reverse, “Casa Editrice Ballerini & Fratini Firenze (81) which translates to: Dancers & Fratini Firenze Publishing House (81)

1925 Lon Chaney Metro “Blue Tint Script” Postcard

Issuing Company: Metro Studio

Country of Issue: United States

Year of Issue: 1925

Color/B&W: Blue

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: Not Numbered

Card Size: 3 1/4”x 5 1/4”

Back: Post Card Back

Note: Reverse reads, “Not To Be Used In Exhibit Machines”

1927-28 Lon Chaney Metro “Green Tint Script” Postcard

Issuing Company: Metro Studio

Country of Issue: United States

Year of Issue: 1927-1928

Color/B&W: Green

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: Not Numbered

Card Size: 3 1/4”x 5 1/4”

Back: Post Card Back

Note: Reverse reads, “Not To Be Used In Exhibit Machines”

1925 Lon Chaney Lon Chaney” Yellow Tint Script” Postcard

Issuing Company: Unknown

Country of Issue: United States

Year of Issue: 1925

Color/B&W: Yellow

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: Not Numbered

Card Size: 3 1/4”x 5 1/4”

Back: Post Card Back

Note: Reverse reads, “Not To Be Used In Exhibit Machines”

1927-28 Lon Chaney Czech Postcard

Issuing Company: Nakl M. Brandove

Country of Issue: Czechoslovakia

Year of Issue: 1927-1928

Color/B&W: Sepia Toned

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: Not Numbered

Card Size: 3 1/4”x 5 1/4”

Back: Post Card Back

Note: Reverse reads, Nakl M. Brandove Praha Perstyn

1927-1928 Lon Chaney Amag #396 Postcard

Issuing Company: Iris Verlag

Country of Issue: Germany

Year of Issue: 1927-1928

Color/B&W: Sepia

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: #396

Card Size: 3 ½” 5 ½”

Back: Postcard with Amag stamped in lower left corner.

Uses the Ross Verlag 1894/1 Pose.

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Ross Verlad Image 1894/1

1927-1929 Lon Chaney Ruskin Studio Ross Verlag Postcard

Issuing Company: Ruskin Studio

Country of Issue: London, England

Year of Issue: 1927-1929

Color/B&W: Sepia

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: #396

Card Size: 3 ½” 5 ½”

Back: Postcard with 1929 cancelled stamp

1925 Lon Chaney Barcelona A-56 Postcard

Issuing Company: Zerourt

Country of Issue: Barcelona, Spain

Year of Issue: 1925

Color/B&W: Sepia Tone

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: A-56

Card Size: 3 ⅜” x 5 ⅜”

Back: Tarjeta Postal, Editorial Fotografica, Barcelona

Issued as insert with what product: Postcard

1925 Lon Chaney MC Barcelona #75 Postcard

Issuing Company: Unknown

Country of Issue: Barcelona, Spain

Year of Issue: 1925

Color/B&W: Sepia Tone

Number of Cards in Set: Unkown

Card Number: 75

Card Size: 3 ⅜”x 5 ⅜”

Back: Tarjeta Postal, Fabricaalon Espanola MC Barcelone Editions Issued as indert with what product: Postcard

1929-1930 Lon Chaney Ross Verlag Postcard

Issuing Company: Ross Verlag

Country of Issue: Germany

Year of Issue: 1929-1930

Color/B&W: Sepia

Number of Cards in Set: Open

Card Number: 4349/2

Card Size: 3 ½” 5 ½”

Back: Postcard

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1929-1930 Lon Chaney Ross Verlag/Ballerina & Fratina Publishing House Postcard

Issuing Company: Ballerina & Fratina Publishing

Country of Issue: Florence, Italy

Year of Issue: 1929-1930

Color/B&W: Sepia

Number of Cards in Set: Open

Card Number: 4349/2

Card Size: 3 ½” 5 ½”

Back: Postcard

1927-1928 Lon Chaney Fanamet Ross Verlag Postcard

Issuing Company: Ross Verlag

Country of Issue: Germany

Year of Issue: 1927-1928

Color/B&W: Sepia

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: 1894/1

Card Size: 3 ¼” x 5 ⅜”

Back: Postcard Back

Issued as insert with what product: Postcard using the Ross Verglad Image 1894/1)

1927-1928 Lon Chaney Iris Verlag Wein Postcard

Issuing Company: Iris Verlag

Country of Issue: Austria

Year of Issue: 1927-1928

Color/B&W: Sepia

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: #396

Card Size: 3 ½” 5 ½”

Back: Postcard with cancelled stamp

Used the Ross Verlag 1894/1 Pose.

1927-1928 Lon Chaney Ross Verlag Postcard

Issuing Company: Ross Verlag

Country of Issue: Germany

Year of Issue: 1927-1928

Color/B&W: Sepia

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: #1526/1

Card Size: 3 ½” 5 ½”

Back: Postcard Back                     (045)

1929 Chaney, Graves, Jesell, Menjou “Four In One” Pink Postcard

Issuing Company: Unknown

Country of Issue: United States

Year of Issue: 1929

Color/B&W: Pink Tint

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: Un-numbered

Card Size: 3 ½” 5 ½”

Back: Postcard Back                           (053)

1929 Chaney, Graves, Jesell, Menjou “Four In One” Yellow Postcard

Issuing Company: Unknown

Country of Issue: United States

Year of Issue: 1929

Color/B&W: Yellow Tint

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: Un-numbered

Card Size: 3 ½” 5 ½”

Back: Postcard Back                                        (052)

1929 Chaney, Graves, Jesell, Menjou “Four In One” Blue Postcard

Issuing Company: Unknown

Country of Issue: United States

Year of Issue: 1929

Color/B&W: Blue Tint

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: Un-numbered

Card Size: 3 ½” 5 ½”

Back: Postcard Back                                        (216)