These postcards might be commissioned by the shopkeeper, perhaps from an image which they supplied, or they might simply be bought wholesale from a listing.Such postcards might contain the name of the retailer, or they could contain the name of the publisher.Popular in the early to mid 1900s, real photo postcards picture a wide variety of subjects and were used for a variety of purposes.Most were the equivalent of family photographs intended to be given to relatives and friends or to be put in the family album.Some of our members are serious scholars pursuing research activities, some exchange cards to further international understanding, and some of us (MOST of us! We encourage ALL postcard collectors to join us - even if you only started collecting ten minutes ago!Our Listowner is Dan Lester, who can answer all the technical questions.These will show standard family poses, including little Jimmy in his school uniform, the family picnicking, a wedding photo.Some real photo postcards were used for advertising or sold to the public at stores.
Postings of card offers are fine, but courtesy dictates that follow-ups be done in private email. It is a very friendly bunch of people who love postcards.Some like only older cards, but the majority like cards of any era.The following sub-post-offices, which are within the proposed postal district of Timaru, will be under the immediate control of the Chief Postmaster of Timaru : Albury, Blue Cliffs, Burke's Pass, Cave, Fairlie Creek, Geraldine, Hilton, Lake Tekapo, Makikihi, Orari, Otaio, Pareora, Pleasant Point, Pleasant Valley, Pukaki Ferry, Rangitata, Sandietown, Silverstream, St. Beswick is to be Acting Chief Postmaster for the postal district of Timaru, and Mr Fred. 17 June 1997 The letter is not dead and deregulation of postal services will hold no fears for New Zealand Post.Andrews, Temuka, Timaru (chief office), Waiho, Waihi Bush, Waimate, Waimate Junction, Waitaki Flat, Washdyke, and Winchester. That message was conveyed by New Zealand Post's group manager, letters, John Allen, of Wellington, when he opened the new mail centre in Treneglos Street, Washdyke, yesterday.