Often adorned with eggs and baby chicks, Easter greeting postcards serve as harbingers of spring. Karen Knapstein examines this practice in her latest Postcard Ponderings column.
Early souvenir postcards, including World's Fair pocstcards and those featuring iconic athletes, are heading to market during Oct. 25-26 auction offered by Morphy Auctions.
Check out the inaugural installment of a new column, Postcard Ponderings, written by Antique Trader co-editor Karen Knapstein, as she explores her passion for postcards.
The Iowa State Fairgrounds will be bustling with activity Feb. 7-9 during the Antique Spectacular. Among the different categories of antiques to be features are furniture, art pottery, primitives, postcards, and vintage textiles.
Postcard collectors today know how important it is to promote and enrich the hobby. For that reason, many enthusiastically support National Postcard Week (NPCW), held the first week of May every year.
An impressive collection of 250,000 postcards, valued at more than $500,000, is headed to auction March 16, at Schultz Auctioneers.
It will be a full house at the Antique Spectacular in Rock Island, Ill. March 1-3, with dealers displaying everything from stoneware and postcards to marbles.
Reader questions timing of the Santa Christmas postcard story.
April showers may bring May flowers, but in Sweden April also brings the witches that help celebrate Glad Pasque or Easter. From the art work of the era, especially by people such as Jenny Nystrom, Ingebord Klein, Aetelius, Lasse, and Sigrun Steenhoff, the festival had blossomed into sending of cards and making funny, friendly...
For 24 years, the San Francisco Antiquarian Book Print and Paper Fair has drawn bibliophiles together to refine their collections. The fair was Feb. 4-5, 2012. The report from Fair exhibitors was positive. Rosemarie Rustico of San Francisco’s W C Antiques described the first day as “killer busy.” The second day was a bit...