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Pianola for Everyone

Here are several postcards advertising Pianola player Pianos. I never learned how to play the piano. I wish I had had one of these to play   This brief description from Wikipedia tells how the pianola works: The pianola (pronounce: … Continue reading

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Home Harmony and The House Beautiful

Here are six postcards from a set published by Grand Rapids Furniture Record Co., copyright 1912.  These cards were made to be sent by furniture retailers to their customers. The back of each postcard had a calendar for one month … Continue reading

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Colorful Mid-Century GE Kitchen Appliances

In the 1950s, color was  the newest trend in kitchen appliances. Nowadays, it is hard to find appliances with any real color. These advertising postcards all show GE appliances from the mid- to late-1950s. The dates have been estimated from … Continue reading

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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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