Tag Archives: postcards

QSL Cards

A few weeks back I sold my first QSL card. I had to google them to find out what they were and how they were used, so I thought it might be helpful to share a bit of the information … Continue reading

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Vintage Advertising Postcards

About Vintage Advertising Postcards The first advertising postcards were introduced in Britain in 1872, and the genre sooned gained popularity as an effective promotional vehicle. Collectors look for cards with distinct and colorful illustrations or photos. While there are many … Continue reading

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Modern Chrome Postcards

The Chrome Era is generally considered to be from 1939 to the present. Here’s an informative summary from Postcards of Hamilton “Today we think of chromes as any modern, glossy surfaced card. The term “chrome” originated with Kodak’s Kodachrome film. … Continue reading

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Now listed on www.rosessundries.com

Ephemera,Postcards,Advertising POSTCARD “Date Harvest” VINTAGE Indio CA POSTCARD “Catalina Apts” VINTAGE Pompano Beach Florida POSTCARD “Holland Rest” VINTAGE Vancouver Washington POSTCARD “Aquarium ” VINTAGE Vancouver BC Canada POSTCARD “Hoyt Hotel” VINTAGE Portland Oregon POSTCARD “Autumn” VINTAGE Feather River California POSTCARD … Continue reading

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More on Real Photo Postcards

Real Photo Postcards were popular from the very early 20th century to as late as the 1950s.  Negatives of family photos would be sent out to photography houses which would print them up as postcards. Thus, they could be mailed to … Continue reading

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Why Do People Collect Ephemera?

I’ve been reading up on ephemera on the net and the reasons that people collect ephemera are as varied as the categories that the Ephemera Society of America lists on their website. You have the specific collectors that everyone knows … Continue reading

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