Postcard dating by stamp box
Postcards produced by the Curt Teich Company can be dated more exactly if the stamp box on the reverse is visible, since the company printed a date code within the stamp box.Modern chromes are color photographs and thus differ from photochromes generated from black and white photographs before ca. PPCs can also be differentiated on the basis of other features: undivided backs are typical for c1901-1906, and divided backs for c1907-1915, while white border cards are common from c1915-1930.Collectors may find PPCs at home in boxes, attics, or scrapbooks, generate their own on trips and vacations, and acquire them from stores, fleamarkets, purchasing on the Internet, or other collectors.
Others are interested in something in particular, such as ballet, then decide to collect ballet-related postcards as a way to augment their interest in ballet. Photo of him in upper right; says JIMMY FOXX; BOSTON voted American League's Most Valuable Player in 1938. Great Sunday newspaper comic strip endorsement ad for Camel Cigarettes. Shrunkwrap with heavy cardboard backing to keep it safe and sound. Postcard Penpal programs have been established to help children in language arts.Deltiologists, as postcard collectors are called, collect for a variety of reasons.