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by eastlondonpostcard
Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:55 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Ebay rant
Replies: 5
Views: 6666

Re: Ebay rant

I am getting very fed up with ebay sellers who cannot be bothered to package their postcards properly. Many seem to think that a single piece of corrugated cardboard cut from a box is adequate protection. It is not. Corrugated cardboard will crease very easily in one direction. This is just penny p...
by eastlondonpostcard
Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:52 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Large collection possibly for sale
Replies: 5
Views: 6336

Re: Large collection possibly for sale

hello postcard buffs! I have recently come into possession of about 200 postcards from various areas of the uk. Some of these have been used-stamp,postmark and message on the back and from the postmark all appear to be around 1903-8. Many postcards are clean-having never been posted and all are in ...
by eastlondonpostcard
Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Making My Own Postcards
Replies: 26
Views: 34005

Re: Making My Own Postcards

I have thought about making my own postcards of my local area, as they seem to be very scarce. But i seem to be having trouble in getting the right photo paper/card for the job, i have tried ordinary 6X4 photo paper but it really is too flimsy, i have also bought some 6X4 card which is the ideal th...
by eastlondonpostcard
Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:43 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: New to the Game !!
Replies: 12
Views: 12120

Re: New to the Game !!

Thanks you Michael im going ahead with the my first cards to my collection. Thanks for all your help guys i look forward to more chats . Is there a way i can show you the cards on here Just joined the forum - welcome to the mad world of postcard collecting - value (?) of a postacrd comes with a bit...
by eastlondonpostcard
Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:32 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: Postcard Monthly Online
Replies: 4
Views: 5883

Re: Postcard Monthly Online

Picture Postcard Monthly is now available online... http://www.postcardcollecting.co.uk free of charge for a few months then as an 'online subscription' It's the whole magazine in PDF format Fantastic news! - technology put to good use - as a casual buyer (every 3mths or so) I can get it whenever (...
by eastlondonpostcard
Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:24 pm
Forum: Postcard Collecting
Topic: To eBay or not to eBay?
Replies: 53
Views: 73574

Re: To eBay or not to eBay?

hmmm - delcampe has a lot to offer over ebay and I would recommend ebay sellers/buyers alike check it for themselves - For me, as a buyer on ebay, I'm getting more than fed up viewing the same old/common/overpriced postcards - why don't people research before they sell? I believe there are too many ...