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Linen Card Categories

 The book “Linen Postcards: Images of the American Dream”  lists 26 categories of collecting linen postcards.  Here’s the list: Greetings/Large Letter  Humor – Comic, Cartoon, & Exaggeration Human Interest – People, Jobs, Crowds Special Linen Backs (coupons, etc.) Land, Sea … Continue reading

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Linen Postcards

The period of 1930 to 1945 is known as the “Linen Card” era. New printing processes allowed printing on postcards with a high rag content, a marked improvement over their white border predecessors. The rag content gave a textured feel, … Continue reading

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