May 1993
U.S. News & World Report;5/10/93, Vol. 114 Issue 18, p7
Presents statistics on postcards. The year the first postcard was introduced; Price paid for postcards at the fair in 1893; Number of postcard clubs in America; Average value of postcards that are collected and traded; More.


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