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Every Mother Has One (5/4/08)
Nearly every mother has one – the box filled with grade-school artwork, Boy Scout merit badges and years of Mother’ s Day cards. Whether homemade creations with crayon and construction paper or store-bought sentiments, Mother’s Day cards are simply too tough for most moms to toss, and many mothers hold on to cards for decades. More >>


What We Collect (3/25/08)
Doctor Syntax Pursued By A Bull I’ve been collecting antique and vintage cartoons since I was a teenager in the 1940s – with the Good Lord’s help, I will reach 81 years at end of May! In my collection I now have about a dozen examples of early cartoons from England and the United States, as well as some modern ones. (I also have a small collection of Persian and Indian miniatures from 19th century manuscripts.) More >>


Collectable Cultural Gold or Street Debris? (3/10/08)
Collectable Cultural Gold or Street Debris? www.fotosencontradas.com.ar More >>


‘Tis A Blessing To Count Your Valentine’s On One Hand (2/15/08)
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<div style="float: left; width: 110px;"><a href="http://www.worthpoint.com/files/263/235dd63a1322c35d5ea951702ad95ced.JPG" tarAs I thumb through books and sift through information resources, I am coming to the resounding conclusion that the history of Valentines is unclear. What is clear however, is that this tradition of “A Day for Lovers” dates back to the Roman Empire. Pope Galesius appointed St. Valentine as the patron Saint of Valentines Day in 496 A.D. More >>


Postcards (1/11/08)
antique christmas cardVintage and antique postcard collecting can be an enjoyable trip through time and space. American, Canadian, and European postcards are en vogue and are a lot of fun to hunt for at auctions online and in shops. The technical term for postcard collecting is deltiology. It’s one of the most popular collectibles. More >>


The 2007 Official White House Christmas Card (12/22/07)
Continuing a tradition that dates back to the first official White House Christmas card sent by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933, the White House recently released the official 2007 White House Christmas card. More >>


Do You Know What Your President Signed? (12/22/07)
Printed sigature of John F. Kennedy on a White House response cardThe President of the United States is a very busy person. Their entire day is mostly meetings with staff, with constituencies, with groups, with the media, with government officials, with ambassadors, with other heads of state, along with ceremonies, bill signings, speeches, travel…whew. Who would want the job. Yet, many do. More >>


Hallmark (10/23/07)
Brothers Joyce and Rollie Hall launched a firm to sell Christmas cards. The line soon expanded to all types of … More >>


Christmas Collectibles (9/27/07)
Christmas Collectibles “Official Price Guide to Collectibles” by Harry L Rinker The tradition of a month-long Christmas season beginning the day after Thanksgiving … More >>


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