Tag Archives: art deco

Linen Postcards Origins in Europe not USA?

As a huge fan of the vibrant colours and unusual locations of the “linen” textured postcards produced in the 1930-50s by companies such as Curt Teich and Asheville I have built up a fairly large stock. Some years back I … Continue reading

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Theatrical Postcards from the Golden Age

My last two blog posts have shown postcard art and Indo China postcards from a fabulous collection Reynard Collectables have just bought at auction, but they are only part of a much larger whole. There are many hundreds of vintage … Continue reading

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Art Deco & Art Nouveau postcards

From a fabulous (and probably fabulously expensive!) postcard collection I bought recently I thought I would share a very small sample of the cards on here. There are some wonderful cards in the collection including sets by Brunelleschi, Sager etc … Continue reading

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Chicago Century of Progress Expo Photos

I couldn’t think of a snappy title for this one, but I have just listed for sale a fantastic group of around 130 photos from the 1933/4 Chicago Century of Progress Expo (World’s Fair). Originally I was going to keep … Continue reading

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Fashion hints from old postcards?

When listing vintage “glamour” postcards from the early 1900s to 1930s, I often wonder if they could be of some use to people in the fashion industry, perhaps for some style hints for a “retro” look, or to pick up … Continue reading

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1933 Chicago- “A Century of Progress” Exhibition. Beautiful Coffee mural graphics and more

I have written a few small blogs and added some graphics also for items from my stock of Worlds Fair ephemera items and thought it was time for a few more. Most of the images I will post on the … Continue reading

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1930s Style – France L’Exposition Coloniale Paris 1931

No particular sales pitch with these items, in fact I am not sure when I will be listing these items for sale, I just love the graphics from this period of French style with some Art Deco influence! I was … Continue reading

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