6 Secrets of Sleuths Who Collects Postcards ( $ 45,370.70 )

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Who Collects Postcards


  • Deltiology – Scientific Study of Postcards 

    Professor Randall Rhoades of Ashland, Ohio, coined a word in 1945 that became the accepted description of the study of picture postcards.


  • Historians

Nuggets of History have been captured in Print on the images of Front of Picture Postcards


  • Nostalgia

   is one of the main reasons people collect postcards, places we have been, Old times, Precious memories


  • Value

The most expensive postcard ever sold ($ 45,370.70) is believed to be world’s oldest card, sent by writer Theodore Hook to no one other than himself in 1840

  • Arts & Crafts

Postcard Tray – By Michele Spaw 

    Still others have used postcard images for creating note cards, invitations, bulletin boards, store displays, etc. One passionate collector even used          postcards to wallpaper her powder room

Bulliten Boards

  • Gifts

This will Melt your heart, But We had one of our customers send us a note and thank us, She had purchased a postcard from us and she asked us to send it to a special location.  We sent it to a Nursing Home, it seems years in the past She had had a Vacation with her Boyfriend, and that Postcard was same as the place of their special trip.  He was now in a Nursing Home and she wanted to make his Day a little Brighter………


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Frankenmuth Schnitzelbank Shop German Woodcarvers Frankenmuth Michigan


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