Tag Archives: Sepia Saturday

Artists at Work

When you think of “art postcards,” you usually think of postcards with reproductions of artworks by famous artists. It is easy to find those at museums. A much rarer and unusual topic related to art on postcards that I like … Continue reading

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FUN With 1963 Rambler Americans

Rambler American automobiles were manufactured by the American Motors Corporation between 1958 and 1969. The Rambler American’s target audience was motorists who wanted reliable, economical transportation in a package that was small without being crowded. It was most often the lowest … Continue reading

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Kodak Girl Velox Postal

This postcard, which features the “Kodak Girl” and  advertises Kodak’s Velox paper, is one of my favorites. There are preprinted Kodak advertising messages on both the front and back of the postcard touting the ease and fun of making and … Continue reading

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“Mexicali” Beer Hall

These two postcards show the Mexicali Beer Hall which was located in Tijuana, Mexico. These postcards were published in 1935, after the end of prohibition in the United States. However at least one of the images is from an earlier … Continue reading

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Railroad Station Lounges for WWII Service Men

These are three postcards issued by the Pennsylvania Railroad for U. S. service men during WWII. The cards show service men lounging and engaged in recreational activities at USO lounges in various railroad stations.The USO (United Service Organization) was formed … Continue reading

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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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Poolside Posers

There was a time when almost all motels and hotels had free  postcards for their customers. The postcards were not just a convenience for the customers to write to their friends and relatives. They were also a marketing tool for … Continue reading

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