Postcard dating guide
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For collectors of vintage postcards, old postcards and the antique postcard.
Normally the view colors or images filled the entire card with no white border.
The White Border Era brought an end to the postcard craze era. The cards were very poor quality and many were reprints of earlier Divided Back Era cards.
For this reason, there is writing on the face of many cards; this is becoming more acceptable on cards of this era. The divided back made it possible for both the address and the message to be on the back of the card.
This prevented the face of the card from being written on and proved to be a great boon for collectors.
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Views are also becoming more popular as collectors realize that this era too is a part of out history, and these cards help to illustrate the changes in the geographic structure of America.
district which are in the “Blue Sky Region.” These Canadian postcards are shown in digital, virtual museum format for educational purposes.
If you have images or historical information which you’d like to share with our virtual museum, feel free to do so.
Deltiology, the hobby of collecting vintage postcards, is one of the fastest-growing collectibles hobbies.
Old postcard collections interest collectors of antiques, memorabilia and ephemera; collectables such as old vintage postcards are used by museums and historians to document what was.
Research has already been done by earlier historians and guidelines have been put into place.