Real Photo Postcards KwikGuide, a guide to Identifying and dating Real Photo Postcards of the 20th Century; by Gary W. Clark; 96 pp; Softcover; Published: 2013; 8.5x11; ISBN: 9780983578581; Item # GC07
The only book for genealogists and historians that focuses on dating Real Photo Postcards or RPPCs as they are frequently called. Find the information you need to establish a close date of when the postcard was made.
Real Photo Postcards KwikGuide is a fun guide to the popular postcards in the early 20th century. This guide is a required reading for genealogists, family historians, postcard collectors, and vintage photograph enthusiasts. The KwikGuide presents a short history of all postcards and then covers Real Photo Postcards in detail, including how to recognize and date them.
Dating postcards is important to understanding who the subjects in the picture may be. For collectors, determining the date of a photograph may help understand the rarity and value of a postcard. Typical clues for dating postcards such as stamps, stamp boxes, and card format are illustrated with fine images from the PhotoTree.com collection.
Informative chapters include:
History of Postcards
Stamps and Stamp Boxes
Postcard Size and Formats
Fashion and Style
The Demise of Photo Postcards
. . . and more.
A companion website allows the reader to view high resolution, color images found in the Real Photo Postcards KwikGuide.