Category Archives: Postcards

Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig!

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! These are pre-paid (for international delivery) postcards which were issued in 1980s and 1990s. My favourite is from 1994 and shows the Statue of Liberty wearing an Ireland football shirt. The World Cup was held in … Continue reading

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Postcard Review: 2017

I suppose it is inevitable that the progress I made with Stamps in 2017 is balanced by a fairly disappointing year with Postcards. IRELAND I have spent the last forty five years travelling thru-out Ireland. This means that I have … Continue reading

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Hail To The Chump

A great postcard from my friend, Shelby in California.    

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Postcard from Iceland

Today I received my first ever (posted) postcard from Iceland. Sent by a friend from USA who was on vacation.

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Collector Fair: 28th Ja 2017

Small low profile Fair in Belfast. Not much in the way of Stamps. I did pick up some Ireland First Day Covers. Also bought seven Ireland Postcards from the “Golden Age”. All were addressed to the same person in the … Continue reading

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Some New USA Postcards.

Thanks to Barbara, a Facebook friend in New York for these postcards which I received yesterday. I am often asked about the kind of USA postcards that I like. I cannot think of a better answer than referring to this … Continue reading

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Postcards: What’s In A Name?

One of my interests is History…not just the “big” issues of Military History but I enjoy Social History and Family History. In Ireland, “Irish” names are often based on a single ancestor for example Connor, Brian, Donall, Niall etc. The … Continue reading

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