International Postcard Show May 14th 15th & 16th, 2010 New Yorker Hotel 34th & 8th Ave

April 29, 2010

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire/ — The Metropolitan Postcard Club of New York City will host its Spring 2010 International Postcard Show & Sale on Friday, May 14th through Sunday, May 16th at the Hotel New Yorker, 34th St & 8th Avenue. Friday 12 Noon – 7:00 PM; Saturday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM; and Sunday 11:00 AM-4:30 PM.

Admission is $7.00. A 3-day Weekend Pass is $10:00. More than 35 dealers from all over the world will be exhibiting & selling over two million postcards, all neatly categorized by subject and location.

Among the highlights of this year’s show will be:

  • An exhibition of postcards depicting “Ethnic New York on Postcards.” This exhibit brings to life the ethnic neighborhoods, street life, restaurants, nightclubs, businesses, street fairs, theaters, churches, synagogues and hospitals.
  • A presentation on the subject of Mysteries on New York City Ethnic Picture Postcards by Dan Miranda, long-time postcard dealer, collector & author. The seminar will begin at 10 AM on Sunday, May 16th.

“Postcards are that rare commodity, affordable contemporaneous images from the past 100 years,” says Joan Kay, Metro Club president. “Some postcards can be quite valuable but most are still inexpensive. Whatever topic or view you’re looking for, you can be certain that you’ll find the rarest early images of it at the International Postcard Show. Browsing is free and encouraged.”

The Metropolitan Postcard Club of New York City was founded in 1946 and is the oldest continuously-run postcard club in the United States. Members receive discounted admission to the Show.

SOURCE The Metropolitan Postcard Club of New York City

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