Tag Archives: Postcards

Vintage HOLIDAY INN Key on Fob

Kemmons Wilson, a resident of Memphis, Tennessee, was inspired to build a motel after being disappointed by the poor quality of roadside accommodations during a family road trip. Now that might just be the most reactive and extreme thing to do just … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Promo Card & Postcard Set

These pieces of paper ephemera were sold, given away, sent, and then thrown away, by the millions. So it’s not uncommon to come across them, and usually some examples that are in pretty nice condition. Like this Mickey Mouse promo … Continue reading

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Vintage Walt Disney World Postcard w/Country Bears

I usually like to collect vintage postcards that have not been written on, while my sometime contributor, Nick, always liked his to contain a story. So we had to agree to disagree! So it may seem strange that it is … Continue reading

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The Art of Pixar Postcard Box Set – Volume 2

Before you explore The Art of Pixar – Volume 2, you may want to check out The Art of Pixar – Volume 1 first. That earlier post will fill you in on how I came to have these two pieces … Continue reading

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The Art of Pixar Postcard Box Set – Volume 1

I had 100 reasons to buy this set of postcards. Don’t worry, I’m not going to list them! But I am going to show you a few of them. Years ago I attended the Science of Pixar Exhibit at the … Continue reading

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Vintage 1970’s Walt Disney World Oversize Postcards

I’m sure there were more postcards in this ‘series’ but I only have three of them. But what a trio of nostalgic Theme Park fun they are! We get to visit both Fantasyland and Tom Sawyer Island (twice) in just … Continue reading

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Bobby Orr Read-a-Thon Promotional Card

Robert Gordon Orr (born March 20, 1948) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest of all time. Orr used his ice skating speed, scoring, and play-making abilities to revolutionize the position of defenseman. He played in the National Hockey … Continue reading

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DVC ‘A Fairy Tale Vacation’ Promotional Postcards

We’ve attended three presentations for the Disney Vacation Club (or DVC) system but just haven’t been able to put it all together yet. But part of the fun of researching DVC as a holiday provider option is receiving promotional materials. … Continue reading

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Cinderella Castle Through the Years at Walt Disney World

For many of us it’s been awhile since we’ve seen this beautiful structure in person. So today we’re going to have a look at the splendor that is Cinderella Castle by means of vintage postcards. We will start from a … Continue reading

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History 101: A Look Back at WDW Characters with Postcards

Sometimes we may not notice or at least forget some of the changes that have happened over the years. This can be especially true with place like Walt Disney World where so much is happening and changing every day! And … Continue reading

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