A real photo postcard is a postcard with a genuine photographic image on one side. Find out how to identify and date Real Photo Vintage Postcards on Playle's. Database with images AZO, , 4 triangles pointed up. AZO, Every subject known to man can be found on a postcard.
Click Banner Below to go to USpostcards. Although the world's first picture post cards date from the s to the mids, post . Post cards produced on AZO paper had AZO stamp boxes on the back. Real photo postcards are postcards with genuine photographic images on the fronts.
This version of Internet Explorer is no longer supported. The MetroPostcard Guide to dating and identifying real photo postcards. Kodak controlled 80% of the paper market with their brands Artura, Azo, Aristo, EKC. This guide is meant to aid the collector in identifying and dating real photo postcards, and to act as a reminder that it is impossible to do so with great accuracy.
Most Real Photo Postcards, abbreviated RPPC, have information on their backs to help in identifying the manufacturer of the photographic paper that was used by the postcard publisher. If you can identify the paper manufacturer, you can approximate the age of the old postcard. If the postcard has a stamp box, click on one of stamp box links below. If there is no stamp box, or a generic stamp box, go to Postcards Backs.
stamps on the back. Real photo postcards with baseball subjects are popularly AZO (2 triangles up, 2 triangles down)
Real photo postcards were used for a variety of purposes. more modern time, both full bleed and white borders were made, but the white borders almost always date mid s and after. AZO (2 triangles up, 2 triangles down) '
The dating of the postcard for years or eras of issue can be accurately The stamp box will usually show the process by which it was printedAZO, EKC.
Real Photo Postcard Identification and Dating (RPPC) There is some confusion on what Real Photo postcards are and how AZO s.