(3 1/2 x 5 1/2 In) This is an original vintage Curteich, C. T. Art-Colortone linen postcard from the 1930s. It shows the Ostensorium at Eighth National Eucharistic Congress church in New Orleans, Louisiana.
"OSTENSORIUM FOR THE EIGHTH NATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS- New Orleans, LA. - (Sacred vessel used to expose the Blessed Sacrament for adoration by the faithful.) - Value, $30,000,000. Height, 42 Inches. Weight, 24 Pounds. Entirely hand made of 14 karat gold, platinum and silver. Embellished with 807 diamonds and 91 other precious stones. All materials donated by over 5,000 people. This Ostensorium is the most costly sacred vessel ever made in the United States. Designed and executed by Bernard & Grunning, Jewelers, New Orleans, LA.", reads the description printed on the back.
The postcard is unused and is in EXCELLENT condition.
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