Postcard Hobby Alive and Well

I like this article from Antique Trader about the success of postcards at auction back in 2009 at the Lyn Knight gallery.

“A wide variety of Samuel L Schmucker postcards including full silk, silk inserts, projections and novelty postcards were sold at a strong steady pace. The Halloween postcards of Schmucker reached some record setting prices of $300 to $1,000 each.”

A silk postcard of the Million Dollar Pier in Atlantic City sold for $375, a black Americana advertising card sold for $275, and what I thought was most interesting was an HTL Santa dressed as Uncle Sam. That card sold for $1,100.

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One Response to Postcard Hobby Alive and Well

  1. Harrise C. Kall says:

    Long live postcard collecting!! Thanks for this post!!

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