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Before postcards, some people sent cards through the mail with attached postage.Because these cards are not actually postcards, they are typically referred to as “mailed cards.” During this period, envelopes were produced with pictures on them, and some speculate that postcards are the direct descendants of the picture envelopes.While we do not have picture envelopes that date from this time period, this envelope with the Smithsonian Institution Building on it is similar to the earlier picture envelopes.On February 27, 1861, the US Congress passed an act that allowed privately printed cards, weighing one ounce or under, to be sent in the mail. Charlton (other places seen as Carlton) copyrighted the first postcard in America. Lipman began reissuing Charlton’s postcard under a new name: Lipman’s Postal Cards.I got this information from Real Photo Postcards Kwik Guide by Gary W.Postcards, as we are familiar with them today, have taken a considerable amount of time to develop.
1447, which allowed the words “Post Card” instead of the longer “Private Mailing Card” on the back of postcards.
On May 19, 1898, Congress passed an act allowing private printing companies to produce postcards with the statement “Private Mailing Card, Authorized by Act of Congress of May 19, 1898.” Private mailing cards now cost the same amount of money to mail as government-produced postcards: 1¢.
The words “Private Mailing Card” distinguished privately printed cards from government printed cards.
In this blog I wish to share postcards from my collection with others, as there are many different catagories of postcards.
I also will share what I am currently selling on Ebay. The Plus in the title is for the handcraft items I make and collect. You can date this RPPC (real photo postcard) by studying the stamp box.
4 Triangles pointing up (corners) helps you date the card which is from 1904 to 1918.