John Tucker Clipper Ship

I’ve just recently discovered clipper ship cards and find them very interesting.  Beautiful printing and the historical aspect are what attract me.  The image below is a card for the John Tucker which was owned and operated by Sutton & Co. with Frank Hallett as the ship’s master. A recent example of this card sold on eBay for $1,250. Apparently most cards in decent condition sell around this price range.

This card is advertising the run from New York to San Francisco and is printed by Nesbit & Co.

John Tucker
John Tucker

You can find more basic information about clipper ship cards HERE and more examples HERE.


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