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States Poke Fun at Themselves Through Postcards (8/15/11)
dryhtLooking for a fun collection that won’t break the bank? Or something for your children to collect? State humor postcards can … More >>

My Little Collection — Postcards Featuring ‘Little People’ (6/6/11)
annMy favorite postcard collection involves “freak show” performers, who appeared in circuses and carnivals. And the cards I show most … More >>

Groans and Grins: Collecting Punny Postcards (4/19/11)
interest  Many postcard collectors have serious collections. They’re interested in preserving home town history, amassing and cataloguing every postcard printed by … More >>

Postcards Chronicle Fascinating History of the House of David (3/13/11)
FoundersHouse of David postcards have always been highly collectible. Most of its subjects are “multiples” (fitting into more than one … More >>

Reproduction Postcards: How to Spot the Copies from the Real McCoy (9/20/10)
MonBear Postcards, like many other antiques, can be reproduced, and some repros are very hard to spot. Since one … More >>

How Old Is That Postcard? Tips on Gauging When Postcards Were Produced (6/15/10)
This example of a Pioneer Card has a government Postal Card back and is postmarked 1890.Postcard collectors have a few tricks up their sleeves when it comes to quickly approximating, with just a quick glance, … More >>

Three Keys to Judging the Value of Antique and Vintage Postcards (6/1/10)
A 1940s view of Main Street in Evansville, Ind., showing store signage. This postcard would be worth $5-$6. Just last week I received a phone call from my friend Janet, who told me that her Great-Aunt Molly … More >>

Know Your America: Geography through Souvenir Pottery, Plates and the Rest (10/8/09)
An example of a Rowland & Marsellus Co. Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition commemorative blue transferware plate, ca. 1909. The exposition was held in Seattle in 1909 and the face decoration depicts various Seattle and area landmarks. From lovely plates and delicate pitchers to decorative trinket boxes and figural animals, souvenir pottery was proudly displayed in American … More >>

Dating Your Vintage Photographs (1840 – 1900) Part 1: Image Formats (6/2/09)
photo1Many people inherit photographs of generations of ancestors and struggle with frustrations of identifying exactly who is in each photo. … More >>

Valentine’s Warm and Fuzzy Story (2/12/09)
Antique ValentineThe obligatory giving of flowers, candy and cards often makes Valentine’s Day—supposedly a holiday for celebrating true love—seem like just … More >>

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