Starting point: a great deal of the belongings in these specifications had been excerpted with permission from Beginners Advice on the activity of Postcard accumulating, The Capital of Florida Postcard Club. Appreciation and then to Chuck Harbert; also to Nina Webber, whoever generously donated postcards are used for the variations inside page. Compiled by Todd Ellison, accredited Archivist (last changed 8/7/2006)
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Pioneer years (1893-1898) the world’s very first pic postcards evening from 1860s for the mid-1870s, most of the earliest United states picture postcards extant now are the ones that have been supplied inside the business Columbian a
“optimal imprinted poster were made produced by the photogravure system. They have been hard discern from actual photos but usually do not have the polished finish of photographs. The Laura Gilpin black-jack cards of Mesa Verde and Silverton are excellent types of the photogravure process.” (Starting Point: Chuck Harbert, email on the creator, 8/7/06)
One particular method to estimated as soon as a postcard am sent if your termination big date is unreadable is always to understand alterations in costs for posting postcards. In this article table originates from Historical information of this U . S .: colonial occasions to 1970, and Statistical theoretical.
*The postcard rate got greater from 1 dime to 2 dollars as a wartime assess. If industry conflict I ended after 1918, the speed would be lowered to its pre-War degree of one penny. Allmer claims (p. 17) that postage was raised temporarily from 1 dime to 2 cents in 1917-1919 in addition to 1925-1928; the conclusive raise to 2 dollars was in 1951.
**The U.S. Commission (speed aboard) over-estimated income desires in 1974 and was obligated to eliminate shipping fee in 1975. (more…)