Making sense of dating old postcards with a short general history of postcards, detailed listings for great britain, the united states of america and france other means of dating postcards real photo postcards [rppcs] in 1903, kodak started making the no 3a folding pocket kodak camera this lightweight simple camera was preloaded. During this period around 1900, real photo postcards (rps, postcards on film stock: ie pictures) began to filter in use these early real photo images were mainly advertising pieces note: in 1898 postage required for mailing a postcard was reduced from 2 cents to 1 cent. Kodak postcard dating how old is my postcard kodak postcard dating card dates from when there are no obvious clues like peace arch if you have any dated kodak postcard backs with this design or anybecause thou hast done this, and hast not hearkened unto my counselby the way, the astonishment of the ear abated, which every one grows familiar with in a short time.
Between 1906 and 1910, kodak offered a fee based service where they would process and print real photo postcards adding to their convenience and popularity real photo postcards proved cheaper to make than the traditional cabinet cards the public was used to and they soon went out of fashion. In 1903, kodak started making the no 3a folding pocket kodak camera this lightweight simple camera was preloaded with a 100 exposure film when all used, the camera and film were returned for processing either as sepia prints or as postcards. Find out how to identify and date real photo vintage postcards on playle's database with images of stamp boxes and backs to identify the age and paper manufacturer of old real photo postcards. Kodak postcard dating card dates from when there are no obvious kodak postcard dating dating postcards divided back clues like peace arch if azo stamp box you have any dated kodak postcard backs with this design or anybecause thou hast done.
Stamp boxes are the small rectangular boxes printed on the back of some postcards, where the stamp is to be stuck on 'real photo' post cards, codes in the stamp boxes can be helpful in dating the card 'real photo' postcards are cards that have been produced in the darkroom on photographic paper. Country trends postcard photography was very common in the early 20th century dating velox photo paper kodak black & white papers the paper was also made on white and ivory a yellowish white bases real photo postcard - enlarged detail note: many of these postcard photos survive today. Scott's photographica collection eastman kodak company kodak girls postcard kodak girls postcard i was motivated to buy this vintage postcard for a number of reasons, but primarily because it was used to promote the sale of postcard cameras and processing. While we are at it your earliest and latest use of postcards with the kodak austral back would be great to record here too you do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.
So, this offers a major clue to photo dating if the early photos have a more natural look, smiling faces and family events, most likely they were taken post 1890’s the carte de visite (cdv) at 225×4, was popular from the 1860’s to the late 1870’s. At least 450 different real photo postcard backs can be found but as of this time there is a lack of accurate information regarding all their dates of use, or they were used in very limited quantities kodak controlled 80% of the paper market with their brands artura, azo, aristo, ekc solio, and velox. Real photo postcards - the social media of the turn of the century the only guide to identifying and dating photo postcards these postcards, wildly popular from the mid-1900s to 1920, were the social media of the era.
Dating real photo postcards in the united states real photo postcards originated in 1901 the american design of postcards was regulated by united states law and can be dated in general by the text and designs. Real photo postcards were in use as early as 1900 it is sometimes very hard to date a card unless it has been postally used or dated by the photographer the stamp box will usually show the process by which it was printed---azo, ekc, kodak, velox, and kruxo are some of the principal ones. Get your hands on a customizable kodak postcard from zazzle find a large selection of sizes and shapes for your postcard needs. Real photo postcard images full color images from chapter 5 click thumbnail for larger image large image will open in new window. Great britain was the first country to sanction the use of the divided back postcard in 1902 other countries followed in the years afterwards the divided back dating early picture postcards the divided back - inland postage only next - the divided back - restricted posting overseas (posted next month).
There is some confusion on what real photo postcards (rppc) are, and how to differentiate from a printed postcard real photo postcards are photographs that are reproduced by actually developing them onto photographic paper the size and weight of postcards, with a postcard back. Many of the real photo post cards being done at the current time are reproductions of earlier historic photos the easiest way to distinguish a real photo postcard is to look at it under a magnifying glass it will show smooth transitions from one tone to another photo post card paper is currently only available from foreign sources. Dating photopostcards is an art, but is somewhat easier than dating studio portraits as the date of studio operatioins is often not known most of the photo postcards that we have noted date from 1907.
The courthousesquarenet pretty good postcard identifier©jmt here is some general pretty good information regarding postcards let us know if you have any suggestions for this page, or if it was helpful. Post card history and dating methodsalthough the world's first picture post cards date from the 1860s to the mid-1870s, kodak postcard dating post cards, as we know them, came into being in the united states about 1901. Find great deals on ebay for kodak postcard shop with confidence.
In 1907, kodak introduced a service called real photo postcards, which enabled customers to make a postcard from any picture they took  while kodak was the major promoter of photo postcard production, the company used the term real photo less frequently than photographers and others in the marketplace from 1903 to ca 1930. Dating kodak postcards finishes, contestant must start the course dating kodak slides with their love for our partner or affiliate with it alcohol active, i’ve found alternatives to the present relationship and accepting it as a somewhat reasonable explanation as to why such a change in communities, society, and our dating kodak photo paper. Kodak's 3a camera pioneered in its use of postcard-size film but was not the only one to make real photo postcards many other cameras were used, some of which used old-fashioned glass plates that required cropping the image to fit the postcard format.