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  • Samplers vs Completists

    Samplers vs Completists

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    In a continuing debate – ongoing for nearly twenty years – one of my dearest postcard friends and I have wondered, “When collecting sets of postcards, which is better, being a “sampler” or being a “completist.” For the sake of debate, we define a sampler as someone who collects any piece of a set without…

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Ray Hahn
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No screams were heard that the French are coming when Edith Piaf arrived in New York, but the French chanteuse soon became our Queen of Hearts. She sang La Vie en Rose every night and the crowds returned for more. Piaf is the one who reminds us that great popular art didn’t begin with Elvis or the Beatles.

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