odd

Odd

This medley of postcards is chosen from themes in my collection which might not deserve a whole book to themselves or, in some cases, are from themes too sparsely stocked. Here is a list of the subject titles: Important-looking Empty Armchairs, Steps and Ladders, Trees, Rocks, Families, Dwellings, Religion, Curious Structures, Poultry, Motoring (nostalgic), Missing (limbs), People with Animals, Sports & Play, Mantelpieces, Fashion, War, Enigma, and Wheels.

A few of these subjects are peculiar to my interests and unsought by others. When I ask a dealer for their ‘mantelpiece’ section, I am usually met with incredulity. The idea that armchairs, often to be found in a photograph of a domestic interior, can project personality, and a sense of craving for human posteriors, either alarms or amuses the seller at a postcard fair. Quirkiness is the rule, however, and my taste catered to sympathetically – new things to be looked for in the zillions of cards waiting to be sifted by those who show their stock for sale.

Buy the BookBuy it

Copyright 2016

This is a unique website which will require a more modern browser to work!

Please upgrade today!