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The caveat is that many photographers, particularly in more remote areas, failed to keep up to photographic fashion and used old mounts until their stocks were exhausted.

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Photochrome postcards have been produced from to present. If the card has a shiny surface and is printed in color using a halftone process tiny dots of magenta, cyan, yellow and blackit was probably made no earlier than Borders are not uncommon. Just a few examples are shown below to whet your appetite!

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Photochromes are not real photos but rather, lithographed cards done by a photochrome process. Dating by mount type and style provides a rough indicator for identifying images.

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Messages were not permitted on the address side of the cards; after attempting various forms of explaining that regulation, the U. If it has a linen-textured surface and is printed with sharply contrasting bright inks, it is likely from the period At this time, a dozen or more American printers began to focus on post card production.

The German cards were of exceptional quality and are some of the best examples of old postcards available.

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Postcards from to were printed on a linen texture paper. The postal rate was raised briefly from 1 cent to 2 cents in and in ; the conclusive raise to 2 cents was in They are difficult to discern from real photos but usually don't have the glossy finish of photographs.

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The address was to be written on the right side; the left side was for writing messages. Elmhurst streetcar loop for those who did not have a car.

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Lafontaine Hospital it still operates as a mental health facility. The words "Post Card" were not printed on postcards until December 24, If the card is old and it is slightly smaller than 3.

By the s, the standard size of cards had grown to 4 x 6 inches. If your early postcard says it was printed in Germany, it is from before These cheaply produced cards allowed the use of gaudy dyes for coloring.

Interior tramway of the Saint-Jean-de-Dieu Hospital. The government postal cards included a printed 1-cent stamp; the privately printed souvenir cards required a 2-cent adhesive postage stamp to be affixed.

Real Photo Post Cards to Post cards that are actual photographic replications were first produced around The back of the postcard was for the address only. The required postage was a 1-cent adhesive stamp.

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Many of the real photo post cards being done at the current time are reproductions of earlier historic photos. Clues can also be found in the printing process: Delivering train orders on the fly.

If your postcard has an undivided back, it is from or earlier.

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Many characteristics were short lived as new mount designs and features were constantly introduced by the printers to encourage photographers to buy more mounts so as to remain up to date and in fashion. Tichenor Brothers in Cambridge, Massachusetts also produced many cards in this era.

Four triangles, one in each corner, pointing up - Two triangles pointing 'up' and two triangles 'down' - Squares in each of the four corners.

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