What size are postcards?

Answer A postcard is classified as a piece of paper that is a minimum of 3.5 inches high, 5 inches wide, and .007 inches thick. The U.S. Postal Service does not require postcards to be paced in an envelo... Read More »

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What Makes Postcards Collectible?

Austria issued the world's first postcard on October 1, 1869. Today, postcards are collectible because of their charm, beauty and nostalgic associations. Elements that factor into the desirability ... Read More »

What is the postage rate for postcards?

As of May 2010, the cost to mail a small postcard measuring no more than 6 inches long by 4.25 inches in height by .016 inch thick was 28 cents, according to the U.S. Postal Service. For a large po... Read More »

What country was the first to use postcards?

Austria became the first country to produce postcards on October 1, 1869. Between 1870 and 1876, other countries such as Scandinavia, Greece and Switzerland followed suit and made their own postcar... Read More »

What year were there 3-cent liberty postcards?

According to the U.S. Postal Service, Liberty three-cent postcards were first issued on Aug. 1, 1958. The three-cent Liberty postcard was replaced by the Liberty four-cent postcard on Jan. 7, 1963... Read More »