Picture Postcard Annual
The 2024 edition of Picture Postcard Annual is now available! You can order your copy here.
The new edition features dealer, fair organiser and auction house listing, club contact details and information, early posting dates and auction records. It also provides a diary of postcard fairs and auctions for the year, and lots of feature articles on various postcard collecting subjects, including Tuck Heraldic postcards, the River Thames, First World War air aces, Singer sewing machines, Lawson Wood, postcard buskers, Mary Quant and the Swingin' Sixties, Sheep-sheering, Diabolo and lots more. The Annual is profusely illustrated.
Back numbers, going back to 1980, are marvellous sources of fascinating articles and well worth getting hold of. All can be ordered by clicking on the 'Picture Postcard Annuals' link under the 'Books' section of this page.
Postcard & Collectors' Fair
The latest Postcard & Collectors' Fair at Studio 7, King's Meadow Campus, in early November 2023, was a great success, with a really good attendance, an exciting buzz all day, and some exciting buying & selling. What's more, the event raised £633 for the BBC Children in Need appeal. Our next event is at Studio 7, Lenton Lane, Nottingham NG7 2NR on Saturday 3rd February 2024, with 70+ tables of old & modern picture postcards, trade & cigarette cards, ephemera, coins, stamps & militaria. What a collecting feast!.
Rugby Football on picture postcards
A brand new book released 20th May 2023, this work on Rugby Football looks at the game from an entirely new perspective. Over 350 images drawn form 350+ photographic, comic and artist-drawn postcards take you on an incredible journey through 125 years of Rugby League and Rugby Union. Brian Lund has drawn the postcards mostly from his own collection, and his comprehensive introduction and detailed captions provide the context and background for each illustration..
Order via our books section.
Postcard Sales Lists
We publish fortnightly sales lists featuring old picture postcards (plus a few modern ones, plus postcard related books and ephemera)
Please contact us to be added to our mailing list to receive the list by post OR download the latest list below. Alternatively we also send out postcards by an approvals service.
Want to know what your postcards are worth? This book will tell you all you want to know. Topographical, Transport, Royalty, Actresses, Comic - every postcard category is featured. This is the book that all collectors and dealers turn to!
40th edition of the popular, priced postcard catalogue.
All categories of postcards and what they are worth.
£13.95 + post/packing
Picture Postcard Magic
December 2023 sees the launch of a new magazine, Picture Postcard Magic (PPM). This will be an extended version of our current popular sales list , running initially to 28 pages, and containing an events diary, relevant news and articles, along with adverts and other features we intend to introduce. Editions will be numbered and dated, and publication will be between the 12th and 18th of each month.
PPM will be available free on our website or via email, or by post at £18 UK (£36 Europe) for six issues or £5.40 for one issue for those who prefer a hard copy (we'll see how it goes after that). You can order the first issue now - publication date 14th December. We can do subscriptions to rest of world but because of the cost of postage we recommend you access it online free. If you want us to send you printed paper copies, email us at email@example.com
Reflections of a Bygone Age were the original publishers of Picture Postcard Monthly.
Most back numbers from 1990-2020 of the popular postcard collecting magazine are available from us here
The Nottinghamshire Collection »
Our books are illustrated with old picture postcard images (with the exception of a trio that are based on 1960s/1970s photographs and packed full of local and social history.The First World War series of ten includes superb photographic and artistic images from that conflict..
FIRST WORLD WAR SERIES
NOTTINGHAM AS IT IS SPOKE
PICTURE POSTCARD ANNUALS