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Did you know?

Tourists shopping for postcards

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Here is a quick timeline of how the postcard has evolved:

1870 – The First regularly printed card was created

Early versions of postcards

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1898-1901 – Private Mailing Card Era

Example of Private Mailing Cards

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1901-1907 – The Golden Age

Example of Golden Age of postcards

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1907-1915 – Divided Back Era

Divided back postcard

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1916-1930 – Early Modern Era (White Border)

White Border Cards

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1930-1945 – Linen Card Era

Linen Card Era postcard

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1939-Present – Modern Chrome Era

Modern Chrome Era postcard

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Person writing postcard on the beach

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Published at: 09/30/2019

Amanda Fletcher

Amanda Fletcher is the Director of Marketing at FP Mailing Solutions. She has been in the mailing industry with FP for over 6 years. She is passionate about good pizza, running and quality family time.

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