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Seventeen Heaven

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

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Private Message Card

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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Classic Chromes — 2015 Favorites

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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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Deltiology Definitions

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

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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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