Postcards still have undivided backs reserved for the address of the recipient any sentiment or message was limited to the front of the card some postcards from this period have a blank white area on the front of the card below the image for a written message. Speed dating postcard folks looking for love will save the date of your matchmaking fete when they receive a speed dating postcard by post layered with appealing details and typeface, this pretty design delivers your event information with class. Real photo postcards kwikguide is a fun guide to the popular postcards in the early 20th century this guide is required reading for genealogists, family historians, postcard collectors, and vintage photograph enthusiasts. It was posted in april 1901, with a 1d queen victoria stamp, and was sent overseas - where it was repeatedly re-directed the message was written in german, round the picture the card is identified by printed by valentine ltd, dundee valentine ltd was one of the earliest picture postcard publishers.
Dating old antique postcards: a brief history of postcards, including types and dates published, with illustrated examples see also the postcard dating guide, styles and types dating french postcards, with information about dating postcards according to postage stamps used. Chapter 4 early postcard booklets page 1: judging a book(let) by its' cover chapter 4 early postcard booklets page 2: the magic kingdom chapter 4 early postcard booklets page 3: main street usa. Real photo postcards this guide is meant to aid the collector in identifying and dating real photo postcards, and to act as a reminder that it is impossible to do so with great accuracy a lthough real photo postcards were made in a variety of ways, they hold. Guide to dating curt teich postcards this information is courtesy of the lake county discovery museum, wauconda, il, home of the curt teich postcard archives the first series of cards printed (1900 to 1908) by the teich company used numbers only and ranged from 1 – 14989.
Get your hands on a customizable vintage dating postcard from zazzle find a large selection of sizes and shapes for your postcard needs. Real photo postcards - the social media of the turn of the century the only guide to identifying and dating photo postcards these postcards, wildly popular from the mid-1900s to 1920, were the social media of the era. The only guide to identifying and dating photo postcards these postcards, wildly popular from the mid-1900s to 1920, were the social media of the era much family history can be derived from the messages and images on them.
Real photo postcards were in use as early as 1900 it is sometimes very hard to date a card unless it has been postally used or dated by the photographer the stamp box will usually show the process by which it was printed---azo, ekc, kodak, velox, and kruxo are some of the principal ones. The hand-tinted cards were made around 1890 and these vintage postcards show that some aspects of dating and relationships haven't changed. Dating postcards by stamp box find out how to identify and date real photo vintage postcards on playle'sdatabase with images of stamp dating postcards by stamp box boxes and backs to identify the age and paperreal photo stamp boxes, howreal photo stamp boxes klbut bunny dating postcards by stamp box knew that, sooner or later, water generally washes over the top of a raftit is said that. Dating postcards there are several ways to date postcards that are seemingly undated this page provides a few general methods for determining a time period or date for postcards. Get your hands on a customizable dating online postcard from zazzle find a large selection of sizes and shapes for your postcard needs.
The chicago postcard museum is a privately endowed, independent organization devoted to collecting and presenting chicago history through picture postcard imagery and correspondence the virtual museum displays collections of rare, antique, vintage, contemporary and novelty chicago postcards. Tuckdb postcards is a free database of antique postcards every card in this database was published by the now defunct raphael tuck & sons. Photographers 1840 – 1940 great britain & ireland information from the world’s largest collection of british and irish carte de visite photographs and from 30 years of trade directory and census research. There is some confusion on what real photo postcards (rppc) are, and how to differentiate from a printed postcard real photo postcards are photographs that are reproduced by actually developing them onto photographic paper the size and weight of postcards, with a postcard back.
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We sometimes receive e’mail from postcard collectors wondering how we know the date of an unused postcard while a date range can only be supplied with most unused old postcards, post cards published by curteich (known as curt teich in earlier days) from the mid-1930s through the 1950s have an easy-to-understand built-in dating system. Dating postcards is important to understanding who the subjects in the picture may be for collectors, determining the date of a photograph may help understand the rarity and value of a postcard typical clues for dating postcards such as stamps, stamp boxes, and card format are illustrated with fine images from the phototreecom collection. Stamps on postcards - a guide to dating cards we hope you find this guide useful but it should be used with caution, stamps in circulation could (and can) still be used after being superceded by later issues and equally 'old' postcards could be sent using more recent stamps. 8 vintage alfred mainzer flower postcards updated on february 13, 2018 ellen gregory more i love the look and feel of vintage and antique items my collections contain quite a few beautiful items that i enjoy sharing contact author dating postcards back of card | source.