Vend-A-Kard postcards were introduced in 1949. They were postcards made to be sold in sets from vending machines. The Vend-A-Kard name, shown above was printed at the bottom of the message section on the back of the card. I found … Continue reading
SEVENTEEN HEAVEN was a dream room designed especially for teens. It was exhibited at the National Home Furnishings Show, Aug. 25 through Sept. 9, 1956 at the New York Coliseum. The back of this postcard invited you to read about … Continue reading
Colourpicture Publishers published this unusual style of Plastichrome Private Message Card, circa early 1960s. This style seems like a clever idea, but it never became popular. The postcard has a gummed edge and is scored so the message area can … Continue reading
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My Postcard Gems Blog showcases “The Best of Classic American Vintage Chrome Postcards of the 1950s to 1970s” from my postcard collection. Here I have selected a favorite one from each month of 2015 that I consider among the “best … Continue reading
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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