Postcards of the World
The collection includes thousands of cards categorized by place or type. It's like wandering through the stalls of antique markets in the search of that unique, old or vintage image. Places that are no more like that, customs and hair styles captured by a photographer or illustrator many years ago have a historical flavour brought to life by the power of the image.
Sharing the unique experience of a visitor of long ago, who left impressions in the language of the time of the places seen; the official stamps and postmarks that add historical authenticity to the item, while offering insight into the political history of many world's countries; the variety and diversity of landscapes and subjects connected to the postcards, everything will let you to travel in space as well as time.
Andorra | Austria | Croatia | Denmark | Italy | Malta | Russia | The United Kingdom: England, Scotland
Traditional country costumes from the 19th century.
Valentine cards, Christmas, New Year....
For Your Information
- The postcards are described from direct examination, and they are sold as is, being old or vintage items and bearing therefore the signs of age. The unposted cards were dated with approximation on the basis of the cars, or fashion in clothes, or from other details. Posted cards and those bearing period stamps and postmarked are usually more valuable under a historical point of view.
- If you click on a thumbnail image of a card a new window will open to show it at a larger size, though no window will open if you have javascrict disabled in your browser.
- Most of the cards are available for sale, and they are all unique, so even if we check daily to remove the cards that were sold there may be on rare occasions duplicate orders, in which case we will send a refund.
- The backs of the cards are not shown for privacy reason and because I do not know all the languages and cannot be sure of what is written.
- Shipping, packing and handling is calculated as a flat 5 euros that will be added to the total, whatever the number of items, and shipment is by priority mail; insured and registered or UPS shipment can be added according to the destination on request.