Abbreviations and terms

M-Mint, as new 

NM-Near Mint-as new with very light aging,

EX- Clean  card no bends or creases 

VG-Corners may be just a bit rounded with some edge wear, slight bend  

G-Good. Corners may be noticeably blunt or rounded with noticeable bends or creases

AV-Average-creases more pronounced, corners more rounded, some soiling, may have edge tear

PR-poor-excess soil, stained, heavy creases or tears

Und/B-Undivided Back 1901-1907
DB-Divided Back 1907-1915
WB-White Border 1916-1930
L-Linen era 1930-1945
C-Chromes 1945 to 1970s
b/w-black and white
cof-cancel on front or picture side of card
crs-crease
cnr-corner
emb-embossed
lt-light
m/t-margin tear
p/ or pub - publisher
pm-postmarked
RP-Real Photo
as/ or sgn - artist signed
s/m-stamp missing
u-used
unu-unused
wob-writing on back
wof-writing on face

Dating will be from postmarks if available, stamp boxes, publisher's marks. If no date is available we will list a "circa" which will be a close approximation of date. All questions will be answered by email please contact us before bidding. We recommend insuring your purchase, we are NOT responsible for items lost or damaged in the mail. Due to the scanning of images from postcards there is a strict no return policy on postcards. Cards can only be returned with prior approval for listing errors.