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  • The Lipman Postal Card

    The Lipman Postal Card


    [elementor-template id=”3378″] Bob Toal The Lipman Postal Card The granddaddy of the American Mailing Card is the Lipman Postal Card of 1872. It is the first private postcard successfully marketed to businesses for mailing advertisements. It also represents the first fully illustrated private postcard in America. As such, this card is historically significant. It is…

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Editor’s Staff


Today is the Fifth Sunday of the month. At Postcard History it is our practice to explore “odd” postcards on fifth Sundays. This Sunday we explore some very odd advertising postcards. Each from the twentieth century, but from very different decades and for very different products.

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