“The Submarine Capital of the World”
HEY! I WANT YOU TO MEET MY GAL. SHE’S A REFRIGERATOR.
My Gal will convert most open boats to overnighters and makes an outstanding pontoon boat accessory. As a portable bar, it is a fine addition to the family room, recreation room or outside patio.
PROUTS NECK YACHT CLUB
BUGGY RIDE THRU THE EVERGLADES
Built for the shallow waterways and swamps of the Everglades in Florida, the Airboat is ideal for fishing and sightseeing.
Note the Confederate flag at top center.
CAPTION CONTEST—Pontoon Club
4/17/12 10:03 AM:
Thank you for your captions! First, here’s what’s on the verso:
NATIONWIDE INDUSTRIES, INC.
Forest Lake, Minnesota
A special model designed for the economy minded. Fish, swim, cruise, camp, have a party afloat or just relax, all in real comfort. An exciting new experience awaits you when you take the wheel of a National Pontoon Craft.
The winner is CasualStarfish for the caption:
“Everyone who wants a more flattering swimsuit raise your hand!”
Congratulations, CasualStarfish! To claim your postcard prize, email me at email@example.com with your choice of postcard from the list below and your mailing address.
1) MAXIMUM of TWENTY (20) WORDS
2) One entry per person 3) Please enter your caption in the comments of this post 4) Submissions will be accepted until Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 8:00 PM EDT The author of my favorite caption will have their choice of one of these original vintage postcards (all previously published on BAD POSTCARDS):
Sorry, but that’s what I always think of when I see one of these Glass Bottom Boat images.
Safe electrically propelled Glass Bottom Boats
FLORIDA’S SILVER SPRINGS
View showing how millions enjoy seeing the beautiful underwater scenery and fish through Glass bottom Boats.
Near Friendly Ocala
MISS ROYAL VIKING
Seems a pitiful boat to bear the name “Viking.”
There’s no other information on the card.
MOST BEAUTIFUL FERRY CROSSING IN NORTH AMERICA
“M.V. ADIRONDACK Passing ‘Rock Point,’ Burlington Harbor, Vt.
One of the well-appointed and comfortable auto and passenger ferries of the Lake Champlain Transportation Co., Inc. operating on the SCENIC LINE Route between Burlington, Vt. and Port Kent, N.Y. on Lake Champlain.
Refreshments, Gifts and Souvenirs are available in the passenger lounge and Sun Deck.”
IT’S SUMMER! (7:28 AM)
Prep your vessel. New Yorkers: Dig the 212 area code for Queens!
CHILTON PAINT CO.
109-09 15th Avenue
College Point, New York [Queens]
Dear Mr. Dealer:
Did the bottom paint you sold last spring protect as well as it should have? If not, stock CHILTON DRIPLESS BOTTOM PAINT next season. Chilton is easy to apply and protects best.
To order call collect (212) 359-0438
P.S.—Your customers will thank you next fall.