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by MichaelDay
Mon Dec 04, 2006 2:50 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Old Post cards with postage vs Postcards w/o Postage
Replies: 1
Views: 5013

This depends on a few things.. For topographical cards (locations, town views etc.) and local events and social history.. a clear postmark showing the date is useful information for the collector that may add to the value of the item. Written messages also may refer to the picture/view and add furth...
by MichaelDay
Wed Nov 29, 2006 9:54 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: postcard or photograph ?
Replies: 4
Views: 7083

The fact that it's not a true postcard doesn't necessarily mean it's not collectable as the photo itself would have the same appeal to a collector of that area. ... that said, the views used for these 'sets' were often the most popular and therefore 'common' ones and the same shots would have been u...
by MichaelDay
Wed Nov 29, 2006 9:47 am
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: postcard or photograph ?
Replies: 4
Views: 7083

Re: postcard or photograph ?

Sometimes 'postcard size' cards appear with blank backs either by design or as a production error and opinion is split as to whether these are true postcards or not. However your card is much smaller than standard postcard size - so, no it wouldn't be classed as a postcard. Assuming it is at the pro...
by MichaelDay
Wed Nov 15, 2006 12:43 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: New Postcard Website
Replies: 4
Views: 7573

Hi Craig, I checked the terms and conditions on your photo site, but still need to ask.. We have a number of North Wales / Llandudno images we could contribute, but if we do, will these then be used for the commercial side of your site ie. CD's / Prints you sell etc. or would you seek permission fro...
by MichaelDay
Tue Sep 05, 2006 10:42 am
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: ROYAL MAIL - Pricing In Proportion - Any Thoughts?
Replies: 6
Views: 9362

It's the same with the vinyl covers at fairs, some dealers even take them off when they cost 5p or so each . Some dealers seem to use them again and again . they look so grotty you have to take the card out to see the detail on real photo cards. ' I always cringe a bit when the term 'VINYLS' is use...
by MichaelDay
Fri Jun 16, 2006 12:00 pm
Forum: Postcard Wants
Topic: Westminster College -Horseferry Road - London
Replies: 2
Views: 6179

Westminster College -Horseferry Road - London

Westminster College - Horseferry Road - London
Could anyone with postcards of this building or road please contact:
Mr Rogers (01872 540481)
by MichaelDay
Thu Nov 10, 2005 11:53 am
Forum: Postcard Wants
Topic: Scottish Ferries
Replies: 0
Views: 4388

Scottish Ferries

I'm looking for postcards / photos of the smaller Scottish Ferries for a new project. Preferably the smaller Western and Northern Scotland vehicle ferries such as Dornie, Corran, Kyle etc. Cards of all periods - preferably close-up animated. If you can help please send me a PM or leave a response he...