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Usually trade cards had a picture on one side and an ad for a product on the other. There were custom cards printed as well and stock cards which could be used for any product. These cards were eagerly...
Are you overwhelmed about how to organize everything, keep it safe but at your fingertips as well? We can help you with that! The first thing you should remember is that what you are dealing with is mostly older...
How is your Deltiology collection doing? Just before the holidays I listened to a discussion on “Was the Market for Postcards Tanking”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8d4IZMhjeW0 Mostly the discussion was aimed at Ebay buyers and sellers. Not really my area of interest as...
https://hyperallergic.com/406759/film-posters-of-the-russian-avant-garde/ These arresting Soviet movie posters are worthy archival poster frames. Click on the link to see our full line. https://www.bagsunlimited.com/category/72/poster-frames  
Resident blogger, movie buff, and fellow collector Phillip López Jiménez gives us his personal thoughts on how he stores, preserves, and displays some of his collection. If you’re reading this, that must mean you’re like me and love collecting, or...

Early Christmas Cards

From a simple Christmas greeting It seems like Christmas cards have been around forever. However, the first Christmas card is credited to artist and illustrator John Callcott Horsley in London around 1843 in the UK. He was commissioned by Sir...
Sometimes experts can shed light on a subject and change our perceptions in the process. A field most notably made up of 'old men' is the subject of a blog on Mental Floss by Rebecca Romney, a rare book dealer...
It’s interesting to see over 100 years of a company’s development so beautifully cared for. Note the archival boxes for photos and documents! https://illumination.duke-energy.com/articles/he-helps-preserve-company-treasures If you are in charge of keeping your family, organizations, company’s, place of worship photos and documents...
These beautifully rendered postcards show Louisianna’s major points of interest. https://www.afar.com/slideshows/discover-the-timeless-beauty-of-new-orleans-in-12-vintage-postcards/ https://www.bagsunlimited.com/product/8159/wire-display-rack  
Here are a few categories: Silk Postcards, Real Photograph Postcards, Linen Postcards, White Border Postcards, Big Letter Postcards – just to name a few. People also often sort and collect postcards by subject such as Halloween, WWII, Animals, Children,...

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Lithography opened up the boom of mass printed matter

One of the more interesting type of posters created were magic posters. Lithographic printing coincided with the “Golden Age” of magic and the posters...