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  • The Tartan and Tuck’s Scottish Clans Postcards

    The Tartan and Tuck’s Scottish Clans Postcards


    If your name is Campbell, Gordon, Fraser or any one of more than forty Scottish Clan names, you may find your family’s tartan (Please, don’t call it plaid.) on a Tuck Postcard. Between 1908 and 1912 Tuck & Sons published 42 different cards in seven sets of six cards each. If you are your family’s…

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Past Article

Shav LaVigne
Most, but not all postcard collectors actively seek cards from their hometowns. Those who live in places where there are unusual landmarks, important buildings, and historical sites can have a field day. One well-known collector has 117 cards of the same hotel in Atlantic City. Here is a west coast story of hometown collecting.

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