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Posted 04/07/2013   7:21 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add philb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
I am starting to look for these foldout type postcards that were popular in the mid 1900s..was wondering if anyone shares similar interests ?

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Posted 04/08/2013   07:02 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stampfan9 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I like them quite a bit. I just cannot find them postally used.



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Posted 04/08/2013   07:27 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add philb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Wow, theres at least two of us ! I do much prefer the postally used..i love it when I can find one postally used in a postcard dealers 25 cent box..i think the card dealers consider them weeds and put them at the back of boxes...fine with me ! I have a full day today but have more of them to show,probably this evening !
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Posted 04/09/2013   3:30 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add philb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Heres one I picked up because I know the area well going up to my Aunts place in Vermont !

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Posted 04/09/2013   10:31 pm  Show Profile Check jamesw's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add jamesw to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Phil I quite like the use of the Crippled Children labels on the first image.
I've got this souvenir package from Indiana...Hammond Indiana to be exact. Picked it up in an auction lot a few weeks ago.



It folds out into 18 panels (including this cover). It is NOT postal, as there is no place for an address or stamp, and is printed on a heavy paper as opposed to card stock.
But it is of the same genre as the pieces you are showing off.
I don't know what to do with it, so philb, if you would like it for your collection, PM me your address and I'll send it down to you.
Needs a good home.

Here's a couple of more of the panels.



Definitely 1930s or 40s, judging by the 48 star flags and the autos in some of the pictures.
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Posted 04/09/2013   11:10 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add yakboomer to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I have a few of these, my favorite is from the Alaska Yukon Pacific expo held in Seattle June through October of 1909. The buildings were on the Univ of Washington campus. I have included the front cover and and 2 of the 14 pics in the booklet.





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Posted 04/10/2013   1:41 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add philb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

James, thank you for the kind offer..but I will pass on the Indiana foldout ! phil
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Posted 04/10/2013   1:42 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add philb to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Yakboomer, Wow..thats a classic..i always liked the Yukon stamp !
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Posted 04/11/2013   01:37 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add yakboomer to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The best places I have found for these are 2nd hand stores, they price them quite low.
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Posted 04/11/2013   04:57 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add I_Love_Stamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I'm Mohawk "Indian" so I really like it. I don't collect those types of PC's however. I really enjoyed seeing those! Thank You!
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Posted 04/11/2013   08:33 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add kirks to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I don't collect them Phil, but I've seen a few of them along the way -- and of course, I remember them from when I was a kid.

They're always very interesting. I like the colors and "style" of the artwork.

Kirk
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Posted 06/23/2014   11:09 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add ikeyPikey to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here's one from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

See the whole set at:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/ikeyp...45148487272/

Cheers,

/s/ ikeyPikey


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Posted 06/24/2014   08:36 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add graphis to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I like to collect those LARGE LETTER postcards but they're harder to find and costly compared to the Souvenir Foldouts. I found a hoard of foldouts at a postcard show in Montreal recently..at .50 cents a pop..couldn't resist. I prefer the non postally used ones..they're cleaner and intact.

Some large letter postcards:




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Part one of foldout scans:

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Posted 06/24/2014   08:40 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add graphis to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
More foldouts...







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Posted 06/24/2014   08:43 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add graphis to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Havana ..back in the good old days..you won't find these on eBay





Meanwhile back in the USA



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Posted 06/24/2014   08:53 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add graphis to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

I would always buy postcards in my travels back in the 70"s...way cheaper than having a photograph printed..and in most cases the postcard image was way better than anything I could capture with my camera.



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