Monthly Archives: October 2015

Deltiology Definitions

deltiology: the hobby of collecting postcards deltiologist: a person whose hobby is deltiology

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Dorothy Dainty Ribbons

Dorothy Dainty ribbons were named after the little girl featured in the Dorothy Dainty series of children’s books. The books were published from 1902-1923 and followed the adventures of Dorothy Dainty, the only child of wealthy parents. Dorothy Dainty ribbons … Continue reading

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Fall Colors

Viewing the changing colors of leaves is a popular fall ritual, sometimes called “leaf peeping.” Fall color is an important tourist attraction in some areas. If you are planning a trip to view the colorful foliage, you might find an … Continue reading

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The New 20th Century Limited Train

The 20th Century Limited was a New York Central Railroad express passenger train from 1902 to 1967. It traveled between Grand Central Terminal in New York City and LaSalle Street Station in Chicago, Illinois, along the railroad’s “Water Level Route”. … Continue reading

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The Month of October

This postcard shows a calendar of October 1911. It is part of a monthly calendar series used for advertising.  The name of the advertiser, Goldberg Bowen & Co., appears at the bottom of the front and with the advertising message … Continue reading

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Welcome to Postcardy 2.0

This is the first post in my new Postcardy 2.0 blog, which is about postcards and postcard collecting. Scroll down to see my newest posts, or click the “More Postcardy Sites” link in the top menu to see my other … Continue reading

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