The Symbol of Fair TradingPostcard Traders Association membership allows you to display the badge of 'Postcard Professionalism'.
All members are vetted to ensure that the high standards and objectives set upon the foundation of the association are maintained to help in protecting collectors and the general public against unfair or dubious trading practices.
As a member you can add the PTA logo to your, stationery, signage, website and eBay listings, the image is available in various formats for members to download from the PTA website.
In addition we have outlined below a few of the additional benefits of membership:
Advice and Dispute ResolutionSupport from the committee with any problems that may arise as well as access to professional help and advice when needed.
Red Alert SchemeThe membership can be notified immediately of any theft of stock. Contact our Hon.Secretary if you wish them to instigate this on your behalf.
Picture Postcard ShowThe opportunity to stand at the Picture Postcard Show – plans for a bigger and better Show this year are already well underway so book your stand now!
PICTURE POSTCARD SHOW >>
PTA Website - postcard.co.ukYour trading information can be optionally added to the members listings on the PTA website, including giving a direct link to your own website or eBay listings.
PTA Membership CardYour PTA membership card will also stand you in good stead at many antique fairs and can be useful when negotiating appropriate trade discounts.
Postcard FairsThe following offers are available to PTA members on production of a valid PTA membership card:
Birmingham Motorcycle Museum and Cheltenham Pump Rooms Fairs >
The following Auctioneers have agreed to give preferential rates for PTA member vendors.
InsuranceA discount is available to PTA member Dealers on application to and taking up a Dealers policy with Stamp Insurance Services >
Please contact them for further details.
NewsletterLast but not least the benefit of the PTA Newsletter to keep you up to date with committee decisions and postcard news twice a year.
Don't forget that the Postcard Traders Association is the badge of Postcard Professionalism and gives you, the dealer, the seal of a genuine postcard trader.
If you would like your local auction house or postcard fair to be added to this list or have any similar benefits to offer our members please contact a committee member