"The Last Chord" series of postcards, from Bamforth and Company, is the product of inspiration from an early 20th century song by the same name, according to an assessment by Ask the Experts panelist Dr. Anthony J. Cavo.
It's that time of year again: National Postcard Week. Well, it's exactly NPCW week, yet. However, it never hurts to start planning for participating in this enjoyable event. Team Antique Trader is thrilled to be unveiling the design of our 2018 NPCW postcard.
I realize it may seem a little early to be planning for National Postcard Week (NPCW). Especially since it doesn’t take place until May 6-12. However, I figure it’s never too early to get a jump-start on something fun and exciting. National Postcard Week Celebrates Mail Greetings Once again Team Antique...
Understanding the history of postcards aids in efforts to amass an impressive collection during the present, explains Dr. Anthony J. Cavo, in this special feature.
Sometimes the discovery of a collecting interest comes as a surprise. Case in point a recent letter from an Antique Trader reader and our newest postcard penpal.
It's been more than nine decades since the first motel opened its doors to weary road travelers. In her latest Postcard Ponderings column, Karen Knapstein examines the emergence of motels and their postcard presence.
It's that time of year again to celebrate postcards. If you've ever admired a postcards you know how much there is to celebrate. This year, why not join Antique Trader in celebrating National Postcard Week?
Sometimes, for no other reason than to say “I’m thinking of you,” people send a card. Print Editor Karen Knapstein discusses how postcards fit the bill in the past, and how these vintage greetings can become special gifts today.
What better way to celebrate love and friendship than by sharing century-old Valentine postcards, which in many cases, can be had for less than the price of a Hallmark card. In her most recent Postcard Ponderings column, Karen Knapstein examines this popular theme within the time-honored collecting interest.
Lee Rawdon and Edna Ary, like so many young couples of the 19th and early 20th centuries, 'went a courtin' and a big part of it was done via postcards. Today Lee and Edna's ancestors celebrate and carry on their legacy of love, through their postcards.