Category Archives: Online

“Postcards from the Trenches”

There will be an exhibit in Washington D.C. in August and Houston in October called “Postcards from the Trenches.” Instead of showing ordinary World War I postcards, there will be postcards that American and German soldiers painted on with watercolor. … Continue reading

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1940 Postcard Delivered

It seems that there are more and more of these stories popping up- a postcard from 1940 was delivered to the recipient’s great-grandson yesterday. A postal worker received the card in July and worked with a genealogical society member to … Continue reading

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Postcards of Omaha

The owner of postcardsofomaha.com has vintage postcards of, surprise, Omaha, that he photographs with the featured current day building. There are photographs of post offices, theaters, hotels, and more. It is neat to look through the three galleries of photos … Continue reading

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Antiques Roadshow 1908 Olympic Postcards Appraisal

I have only seen two appraisals of postcards on Antiques Roadshow, and found a third appraisal today. They have done a lot of Halloween cards before and a lot of cards that included a mauve Santa and Cracker Jack Bears. When … Continue reading

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Detroit Publishing Documentary

Like Detroit Publishing cards? Check out this interview with John Collier that you can listen to online. His documentary “My Postcard Collection: The Detroit Publishing Story: A History  of the American Picture Postcard” was nominated for an Emmy. You can … Continue reading

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Silk Titanic Postcard

I don’t have any postcards showing the Titanic in my collection, so the card below is NOT mine 🙂 But I was browsing on my lunch break the other day on the Online Titanic Museum and came across this silk … Continue reading

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Florida Postcard Traveling Presentation

If you’re going to be in the Miami-Dade area this summer, you might be interested in seeing the traveling postcard program “Having Fun, Wish You Were Here: An Illustrated History of the Postcard in Florida.” Collector Liz Coursen is showcasing … Continue reading

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Postcard Binders

I have always kept my postcards in Vera Bradley binders, where each pattern housed a different topic. But recently, they DISCONTINUED their binders and came out with some flimsy kind instead, leaving me with nowhere to get binders anymore. But … Continue reading

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Current Postal Service News

The story on Google News that has been all the rage today has been the announcement that the U.S. Postal Service wants to stop delivering letters, magazines, etc. on Saturdays. However, they would still deliver packages. You can read all … Continue reading

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Tuck Database Website

Lately I have been using a very useful site to help find other cards in a particular series I want. That site is TuckDB. It is a database of Raphael Tuck & Sons postcards. You can search by using keywords, … Continue reading

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