Monthly Archives: August 2012

Mr. Lincoln and Disneyland “on high”

So, as I have mentioned before, when you are shopping for postcards on eBay, you inevitably get used postcards in the lots that you win.  Some collectors shy away from these cards…but I think they have a certain “patina” to … Continue reading

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The Original Disneyland Cards vs. the D23 Reproductions

Here is a post that I had on my original blog which is definately worth repeating.  If you have ever wondered what the deal was with these reproduction cards, you can rest assured that they are rather easy to tell … Continue reading

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The Nickel Tour Checklist!

Thanks to a fellow collector, the entire checklist from the Nickel Tour has been typed into a spread sheet and is now available for download!  This is a big day for those of us out there who have wanted something … Continue reading

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U.S. Route 70 to Disneyland

I posted this card a while ago on Sundry Collectibles…reposting here. _____________ Once Disneyland became a well established tourist destination…which, if you think about it, was really from it’s opening day onward…it started appearing on other tourist marketing brochures and … Continue reading

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Jumbo Main Street U.S.A Postcard J-1

When I first stumbled across a set of old Disney postcards at an estate sale about 10 years ago, I bought them because I thought they were interesting and because I figured they might have some value.  The set was made up … Continue reading

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The First Disney World Postcards

On October 1st 1971, The Magic Kingdom (aka Walt Disney World) opened it’s doors to the public.  Prior to opening day, a number of promotional postcards were produced that showcased via conceptual artwork the attractions that could be experienced at the park … Continue reading

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The Disney Family Museum

It’s been a while since I visited the Disney Family Museum in San Francisco, even though I live quite close to it.  It really is a great place.  One thing I always tell people though…it’s not the Disney “Family Museum”, … Continue reading

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The $153 Disneyland Postcard

I put this post up on the old blog, Sundry Collectibles, after losing this auction on eBay.  The thing with this hobby is, that there aren’t that many people into it…just a small fanatical few.  I wonder what would happen … Continue reading

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Disneyland, Monsanto, and the Los Angeles Dodgers

I posted this post on my old blog a few weeks back and got quite a bit of interest in it.  Not sure if it was the Dodgers mention, the Angels, or what exactly.  Either way, I love used cards…in … Continue reading

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Huey, Dewey and Louie from the Art Corner

So I read about the blogger migration thing on WordPress.org and decided that I would slowly just migrate my post over from my old blog.  So…let’s get started, shall we! I recently acquired this card of Huey, Dewey and Louie … Continue reading

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