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Collecting Vintage Greeting Cards, Hallmark and other retro Cards for Birthdays, New Baby, and Holidays
Collecting Greeting Cards begins with fascination :)
I stumbled across a collection of baby boy greeting cards from the late 1950s and I was so fascinated by them, that I thought here at Squidoo might just be a good place to share them. Enjoy the pictures :)
If you are looking to buy some old greeting cards to add to your collection, or to make a scrapbook with, then I hope you will find some interesting ones on this page.
Page updated 8/13/2011
1950s Hallmark Booklet: "How to Take Care of Baby"
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Vintage Greeting Card: Stork delivering the baby :)
Price Guide and Identification Handbook for Collecting Greeting Cards
This book will take you on a trip down memory lane. Remember those cards your mother saved when you were born? Collecting Vintage Childrens Greeting Cards begins with those first baby cards and takes you from first birthdays to the teenage years. There are chapters on Christmas with Santa, Frosty, and Rudolph. Youll find cartoon characters, cowboys Indians, dogs, cats, wild animals, and fairy tale and nursery rhyme cards, including boxed sets. There are cards by artists Charlot Byj, Marjorie Cooper, Angela, Mabel Lucie Attwell, and others. The book covers cards from the 1930s through the 1960s, with the main focus on the 40s and 50s. Included for each card is information on size, date, series, name of card, and current collector value. There are tips on where to find cards, what to look for, and how to care for your collection.
"To You and Your Brand New Boy"
What kinds of greeting cards are you interested in? What are you looking to find? Did you enjoy this Squidoo lens? Do you have a lens that you would like to share?