Adventures in Deltiology

Do people still send postcards these days…?

Monthly Archives: August, 2014

Sidewall Hovercraft

  HM218 Sidewall Hovercraft   Built for Gray MacKenzie as a crewboat for operations in the Arabian Gulf. Copyright of Hovermarine International Ltd. From Tom and Grace

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment


Saltaire | United Reformed Church | Victoria Hall | Shipley College | Leeds-Liverpool Canal ©Heritage Cards & Souvenirs Ltd Postmarked 11th August 2014, from Tom, Claire, Grace and Arthur in … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Royal Family (of Sweden)

The Royal Family ©Cindor / Photo: Jonas Ekströmer Postmarked 7th August 2014, from Joseph and James on honeymoon in Sweden

August 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction

  Four more recent finds from a freecard rack in central London, these postcards have been produced to advertise the current Joan Fontcuberta exhibition at the Science Museum. Titled Stranger … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Imperial War Museum First World War Galleries

I’ve written before on this blog about when a postcard stops being a postcard and becomes a flyer. As a collector it’s mildly irritating to have to root through the … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jersey Boys

  Jersey Boys, the musical story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, has been playing continuously since it first opened in New York in 2005. The London production is … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment


Coffee made the EAT. way Published by EAT. Postmarked 5th August 2014, from Cassandra in London Postcards have been used for advertising and marketing for over 100 years and, in … Continue reading

August 7, 2014 · 1 Comment