Dating old photo cards

Below is a brief description of the vintage designs.Post Card Era (1901-1907) The use of the term “POST CARD” was granted by the government to private printers on December 24 1901.

Most were the equivalent of family photographs intended to be given to relatives and friends or to be put in the family album.The key is silvering is an aging process and appears after decades.The presence of silvering is strong evidence of a real photo postcards old age.1869, 1 October: the first postcard, a pre-printed correspondence card, was sent through the public postal service in Austria.The card had the address on one side and a message on the other, but no picture.

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