‘Ephemera by Collecting Interest’ Category

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    July 2, 2013 by SherylJaeger

    Soldier's Valentine

    Ephemera can be looked at in many ways.


  2. Advertising Blotter for a National Pencil

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois Until the popularity of the ballpoint pen after World War II, every desk needed a blotter to …
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  3. Goldfish: An Initial Victorian Trade Card Perspective

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    by Lee Finley [Lee Finley owns and operates Finley Aquatic Books, which specializes in aquarium and fish-based literature. He lives …
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  4. Docket Clue to a Petition Spoof

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois Docket information often provides the identity of a correspondent (if the signature fails); the date of the …
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  5. Sunbonnet Babies

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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      By Molly Harris At ESA 30 and at every postcard show dealers arrange their stock so that one spot …
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  6. 1884 Dating Service

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Diane DeBlois Two 1884 letters from a Utica, New York traveling salesman to a “Miss Lola” are evidence of …
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  7. Jewish Welfare Board Postcards — An Update

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    February 13, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    by John G Sayers jasayers@saybuck.com Two years ago on this website, I set out the story and details known to …
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  8. Willie in the Well

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    February 11, 2013 by Ephemera Society

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    By Dick Sheaff The other day, looking at a set of common trade cards got me to thinking about several …
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  9. Valentines — The Language of Love

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    February 10, 2013 by gloryhorse

    Soldier's Valentine

    Nancy Rosin © 2001 Illustration 1. Devotional, ca. 1700-1750. Parchment, knife-cut, with a gouache painting of Saint Paul. France/Germany. Illustration 2. Biedermeir …
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  10. Japanesque Trade Cards

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    February 10, 2013 by gloryhorse

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    With the opening of Japan to trade in 1854, the American market was flooded with goods from the Far East. …
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