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  • May 9 2013
  • 9 May 2013

German World War II Art Published as Waffen SS-Approved Postcards

The postcard series Austellung Deutsche Kuenstler und die SS has its origins in an exhibition held under the same name in Salzburg (formerly in Austria) […]

  • Apr 10 2013
  • 10 Apr 2013

Living the Amish Life—On Postcards

Mainstream Americans have always found the lifestyle of Amish people fascinating. Perhaps it’s because the Amish dress differently. Maybe it’s astonishment that whole communities can […]

  • Apr 6 2013
  • 6 Apr 2013

Hitting a Circus Jackpot at Annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair

This year I hit the jackpot in my on-going quest to add to my collection of circus memorabilia. Each March, for most of the past […]

  • Mar 22 2013
  • 22 Mar 2013

Spring is the Time to Hop on Easter Collectibles

A time of bunnies bearing eggs is just one tradition of Easter. Many religions have been celebrating early spring as a time of renewal, warmth […]

  • Mar 20 2013
  • 20 Mar 2013

About Face: There’s a Collectible Postcard for Every Expression

Postcard collectors often say that we collect whatever strikes our fancy. “Ummm,… I’ll know it when I see it,” is a phrase often heard at […]

  • Mar 3 2013
  • 3 Mar 2013

Artists’ Propaganda Depict Heroic Images of German Military and Home Life

The postcard series Deutsche Kuenstler und die SS has is origins in a propaganda campaign of the same name that first manifested itself as a […]

  • Feb 12 2013
  • 12 Feb 2013

Auction House, Damaged by Sandy, Returns with Toy, Book, Memorabilia Sales

LYNBROOK, N.Y.— Three auctions have been scheduled for February and March featuring historical memorabilia, rare books, stamps, and coins hosted by Phillip Weiss Auctions. The […]

  • Jan 23 2013
  • 23 Jan 2013

Beware of Fakes, Forged Winterhilfswerk Postcard Series ‘Police in Poland’

The postcard series Police in Poland was issued as a War Winter Help to aid the German people in the winter of 1939-40 and consists […]

  • Aug 15 2011
  • 15 Aug 2011

States Poke Fun at Themselves Through Postcards

Looking for a fun collection that won’t break the bank? Or something for your children to collect? State humor postcards can be found in gas […]

  • Jun 6 2011
  • 6 Jun 2011

My Little Collection — Postcards Featuring ‘Little People’

My favorite postcard collection involves “freak show” performers, who appeared in circuses and carnivals. And the cards I show most often are those of little […]