Rppc postcard dating
Do you have an old postcard and curious about its age?
If the postcard is used, the most check the date on the postmark.
Vintage and antique photographs of children with toys can be found also in our pages on Cabinet Cards, Carte de Visites, and Photos showing dolls and toys. Next to him sits a large composition doll propped up by a toy truck. Early twentieth century black and white postally unused postcard that shows a well dressed young boy and a wooden toy airplane on the table next to him. Over the doll on a table is a Lehmann tin toy automobile. The post card has a non-divided back & a "place one cent stamp here" stamp box. There is one small brown spot above the Lehmann toy. The photo is marked by the photographer in the negative at the lower right corner "No. The photo is of an outdoor scene from Easton, Pennsylvania which shows 10 lodge members standing in a float. The photo is of an outdoor scene from Middletown, Pennsylvania which shows the wreckage of the Y. This real photo postcard is from a group of ten different real photo postcards that we recently found showing cowgirls, cowboys, & Indians that all appear to be from a wild west show. In the photo accompanying this listing you can see a diagonal line. But, possibly New Orleans as the architecture looks appropriate for Louisiana. Original RPPC (real photo post card) showing three people sitting on horses.
Does the postcard back indicated that it was printed in Germany? The German cards were of exceptional quality and are some of the best examples of old postcards available. Does the postcard have a shiny finish on the front, with a color photographic image?
However, World War I shut down the German printing presses and cards started being printed in the United States or imported from Great Britain. Photochrome postcards have been produced from 1945 to present.
Stamp boxes are the small rectangular boxes printed on the back of some postcards, where the stamp is to be stuck.
On 'real photo' post cards, codes in the stamp boxes can be helpful in dating the card.