I miss looking forward to the arrival of snail mail, don't you?
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Featured Collectible - Vintage Halloween Postcards
Happy Halloween everyone! In honor of the holiday, let's take a look at a Halloween tradition that has fallen out of favor, but used to be very popular - sending Halloween postcards. Like Vinegar Valentines, Halloween postcards hit their height at the beginning of the 20th century. There are thousands of vintage Halloween postcards still surviving out there - amazing when you think about it, how fragile old paper is, and how it is so prone to being thrown away... I think its the artistic merit of the designs on these cards that made people want to save them - let's look at a few, I'll show you what I mean!