Learn about the 30+ components that make postcards interesting

Each postcard has many stories to tell. Walk with us through the varied elements and contexts that bring postcards alive.

Protecting your investment and finding out more about the hobby.

Where to find and purchase postcards for your collection.

How much postcards are worth and determining how much to pay.

How postcards have evolved over time and using their history for collecting.

What to search for and how to organize cards for your collection.

Words used by collectors to describe certain types of postcards.


As a collecting hobby, postcards are relative inexpensive, easy to handle and transport, fun to examine and research, and challenging to collect. Deltiology is the term used for the study and collection of postcards. A serious collector is a deltiologist.

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