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"Runaway Train", Surreal Hand-Embroidered Vintage Postcard, Transportation
By Han Cao
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This brightly colored mixed media artwork titled "Runaway Train" is an original artwork by Han Cao made of embroidery thread, and a vintage postcard. Utilizing colorful thread, Han C...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Landscape Drawings and Waterc...

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Thread, Tape, Found Objects, Photographic Paper

Autograph Postcard - Vintage Postcard Signed by Giovanni Omiccioli - 1974
By Giovanni Omiccioli
Located in Roma, IT
Autograph Postcard Signed by the Italian artist Giovanni Omiccioli to Silvio Perina, the director of the CIM warehouses in Rome, written on January 1st 1974, in Italian. Excellent co...
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1970s Modern More Art

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Paper

Autographed Portrait of John Huston - Vintage Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed porta of John Huston is a colored postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the American director, John Huston (1906-1987). Around the 1960s. With the addition...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Paper

Vintage Postcard by Giacomo Grosso - Early 20th Century
By Giacomo Grosso
Located in Roma, IT
This is the original b/w postcard, representing the official portrait of the Italian senator of the Kingdom of Italy, Giacomo Grosso, with the inscription "Yacopus Grosso -Senator di...
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Early 20th Century Modern More Art

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Paper, Pen

Autographed Portrait of iLilli Palmer und Johanna Matz -Vintage Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Autograph portrait of Lilli Palmer and Johanna Matz is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German artist and actoress Lilli Palmer, pseudonym of Lilli Marie P...
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1950s Modern Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper

Chess Game - Original Vintage Postcard designed by Mitzi Marbach - Early 1900
Located in Roma, IT
Chess Game is a wonderful color lithographed postcard realized in the early years of the XX century by the Austrian artist, Mitzi Marbach. A beautiful, little dimension, postcard in...
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Early 20th Century Art Deco Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Set of Two Large Panoramic Vintage Postcards of Heligoland, 'circa 1920'
Located in Langweer, NL
Set of two large panoramic postcards of Heligoland (Helgoland). Heligoland is a small archipelago in the North Sea. Published by F. Schensky.
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20th Century Prints

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Paper

Set of Two Large Panoramic Vintage Postcards of the Sahara, 'circa 1920'
Located in Langweer, NL
Set of two large panoramic postcards of the Sahara. It shows the sand dunes of the Sahara and a village. Both published by Lévy, Paris.
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20th Century Prints

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Paper

Set of Three Large Panoramic Vintage Postcards of the Desert, circa 1920
Located in Langweer, NL
Set of three large panoramic postcards. It shows views of the deserts with people and camels. Published by Lèvy, Paris.
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20th Century Prints

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Paper

Autographed Postcard by Gerhard Riedmann - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
This is a Autographed Postcard Signed by Gerhard Riedmann. A beautiful b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the Austrian film actor, Gerhard Riedmann (Vienna, 1925 ...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Postcard by Gerd Böttcher - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Postcard by Gerd Böttcher is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German Schlager singer Gerd Böttcher (Berlin, 1936 - Dortmund, 1985). Around the ...
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1950s Contemporary Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper

Horst Buchholz's Memorabilia - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960's
Located in Roma, IT
Horst Buchholz's Memorabilia is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the famous German film actor, Horst Buchholz (Berlin, 1933 – 2003). Around the 1960's. Phot...
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1960s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Ronny - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Ronny's Memorabilia is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German singer, composer and music producer, Ronny, at his beginnings. Around the 1960s. With the ...
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1960s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Vintage Autographed b/w Postcard by Ruth Stephan - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
This is a Autographed Postcard Signed by Ruth Stephan. A beautiful b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German film and stage actress, Ruth Stephan (Altona, 19...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed by Conny Froboess - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Cornelia Froboess is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German actress and Pop Schlager singer, Cornelia Froboess, also known as Conn...
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1960s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Freddy - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
This Autographed Portrait of Freddy is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the Austrian show-men, actor and singer, Freddy Quinn, carrying his black dog. Around t...
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1960s Contemporary Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper, Paper

Autograph by Ruth Stephan - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Ruth Stephan is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German film and stage actress, Ruth Stephan (Altona, 1925 – Berlin, 1975). Around...
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1960s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of O. W. Fischer - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of O.W. Fischer is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the Austrian film and theatre actor, Otto Wilhelm Fischer (1915 – 2004), the leading m...
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1960s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Vintage Autographed Postcard by Gregory Peck - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Vintage autographed portrait of Gregory Peck is a b/w postcard reproducing ta scene of the same-named movie. With the additional value of the black marker autograph by Gregory peck...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of O. W. Fischer - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
This is a Autograph Postcard Signed by O.W. Fischer. On a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the Austrian film and theatre actor, Otto Wilhelm Fischer (1915 – 200...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autograph by Ted Herold - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autograph by Ted Herold is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German singer and actor. Around the 1960's. With the additional value of his red ink autograp...
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1960s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Will Brandes - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed of Will Brandes is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German singer, Will Brandes (Munstedt, 1928-1990). Around the 1960's. On the back, a lis...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Ruth Leuwerik - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Ruth Leüwerik is a b/w postcard reproducing a beautiful photographic portrait of the German actress, Ruth Leuwerik, with the additional value of her blue ink ...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Marina Ried - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Marina Ried is a b/w postcard reproducing a beautiful photographic portrait of the German actress, Marina Ried (Moscow, 1921 - Jesteburg, Germany, 1989). Pho...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autograph Portrait of Heli Finkenzeller - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autograph Portrait of Heli Finkenzeller is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German theater, film and television actress, Heli Finkenzeller, born Helene Fin...
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1950s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autograph Portrait of Joachim Hansen - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Joachim Hansen's Memorabilia is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German film and television actor, Joachin Hansen (1930 – 2007), around the 1960s. With t...
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1950s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autograph portrait of Inge Egger - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Inge Egger is a b/w postcard reproducing the portrait of the Austrian stage, television and film actoress, Inge Egger (Linz, Austria, 1923 – Berlin, Germany, ...
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1950s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Elke Arendt - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Elke Arendt is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German cinema actress Elke Arendt (born in 1939), interpreting "Hauptmann - Deine S...
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1950s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autograph Portrait of Gertrud Kückelmann - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Gertrud Kückelmann's Mirabilia is a b/w postcard reproducing a photographic portrait of the beautiful German actress, Gertrud Christine Franziska Kückelmann (Munich, 1929 – 1979) th...
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1960s Contemporary Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Sabine Sinjen - Vintage b/w Postcard -1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Sabine Sinjen is a b/w photographic portrait of the German actress, with the added value of a blue ink autograph on the lower margin around the 1960s. Sabine...
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1950s Modern Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper, Paper

Autographed Portrait of Barbara Frey - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Barbara Frey is a beautiful b/w postcard reproducing a photographic portrait of the German stage and film actress (born in Berlin, 1941) around the 1960s. W...
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1960s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Oskar Werner - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Oskar Werner is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the Austrian stage and cinema actor interpreting the Hamlet. Around the 1960's. With ...
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1960s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Gerhard Riedmann - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Gerhard Riedmann's Memorabilia is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the Austrian film actor, Gerhard Riedmann (Vienna, 1925 – Kematen, 2004) ,with his blue ink ...
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1960s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Bernhard Wicki - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed portrait of Bernhard Wicki is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the Austrian film actor and director, Bernhard Wicki ((Sankt Pölten, 1919 – Munich, ...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Marianne Hold - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Marianne Hold is a b/w postcard reproducing a superb photographic portrait of the German actress, Marianne Hold, with the additional value of her black marker...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Gerlinde Locker - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
This Autograph by Gerlinde Locker is reported on this b/w postcard reproducing a beautiful photographic portrait of Gerlinde Locker (Liz, 1938), the Austrian actress, active in Germa...
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1960s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Waltraut Haas - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Waltraut Haas' Memorabilia is a b/w postcard reproducing a beautiful photographic portrait of the Austrian actress and singer, Waltraut Hass (born in 1927). Photo: M. Marszalek/Weg...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autograph Portrait of Gertrud Kückelmann - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1961
Located in Roma, IT
Autograph portrait of Gertrud Kückelmann is a b/w 1961 postcard reproducing a photographic portrait of the beautiful German actress, Gertrud Christine Franziska Kückelmann (Munich, ...
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1960s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Margitta Scherr - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Margitta Scherr is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German film and television actress, Margitta Scherr. Around the 1960s. With t...
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1960s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Marianne Koch- Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
This black ink Autograph by Marianne Koch is reported on this b/w postcard reproducing a beautiful photographic portrait of the German actress. Photo realized around 1960s. This pos...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Nicole Felix - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Nicole Felix is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the singer Nicole Felix. Around the 1960's. Photo: M. Luecke On the back a print lis...
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1960s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autograph Portrait of Gus Backus - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Gus Backus is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the American singer and actor, Donald Edgar "Gus" Backus (Long Island, NY, 1937 – Germer...
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1950s Modern Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Paul Westermeier - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Paul Westermeier is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German film actor, Paul Westermeier (Berlin, 1892 – 1972).Around the 1960's. ...
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1960s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Magda Schneider - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Magda Schneider's Memorabilia is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German actress and singer and mother of the actress Romy Schneider, Magdalene Schneider (...
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1960s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Carl Raddatz - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Carl Raddatz is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German actor, with the additional value of a blue ink autograph on the lower margi...
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1960s Modern Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper, Paper

Autograph Portrait of Hannes Messemer - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1961
Located in Roma, IT
Autograph by Hannes Messemer is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German film and television actor, Gerhard Frickhöffer (1913 – 1980): Best-known for the bi...
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1960s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Angelica Hauff - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Angelica Hauff is a b/w photographic portrait of the gorgeous Austrian actress, with the added value of a blue ink autograph on the lower margin. Postcard is...
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1950s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Horst Janson - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1961
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Horst Janson is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German actor, with the additional value of a green ink autograph and date on the l...
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1950s Modern Black and White Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Heli Finkenzeller - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Heli Finkenzeller is a b/w photographic portrait of the German actress during the filming of Heut’ gehn wir bummeln, best-known as "On the Town" (1949). With...
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1950s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Thomas Hardy Original Vintage 1924 Signed Postcard Colour
Located in Jersey, GB
A photograph postcard signed by the acclaimed 19th century English author Thomas Hardy. Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) was an English author whose seminal works include 'Jude the Obscure'...
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20th Century British Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

Paul Newman Vintage Original Signed Promotional Postcard Colour
Located in Jersey, GB
An oversized Italian promotional postcard signed by Hollywood legend Paul Newman Paul Newman (1925 – 2008) was an American actor, film director, and racing driver. Newman wa...
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20th Century British Historical Memorabilia

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Paper

Autographed Portrait of Marika Rökk - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
This blue ink Autograph Portrait of Marika Rökk is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German actress. Photo: Deutsche Film hansa/ Haenchen Around the 1960...
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1960s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Maria Andergast - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Maria Andergast is a b/w photographic portrait of the German actress, Maria Andergast (Brunnthal an der Alz, Germany, 1912 – Vienna, Austria 1995) that appear...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Hans Holt - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Hans Holt is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the Austrian actor, Hans Holt (Vienna, 1909 – Baden, 2001) that appeared in more than 100...
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1960s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Vico Torriani - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Vico Torriani is a colored postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the Swiss actor and singer, Vico Torriani (1920 – 1998). Around the 1960s. Good...
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1950s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Walter Richter - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Walter Richter is a black and white postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German film and television actor, Walter Richter (Berlin, 1905 - Vie...
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1960s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

The Autograph by Gus Backus - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
The Autograph Portrait by Gus Backus is on this b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the American singer and actor, Donald Edgar "Gus" Backus (Long Island, NY, 1937 ...
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1960s Contemporary Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autograph Portrait of Sabine Bethmann - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Sabine Bethmann is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German cinema actress, Sabine Bethmann (born in 1931). Around the 1950s. Photo...
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1950s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Oskar Sima - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1956
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Oskar Sima a is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the Austrian actor during the filming of "Rosemarie kommt aus Wildwest" (1956). With ...
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1950s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

Autographed Portrait of Carl Lange - Vintage b/w Postcard -1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Portrait of Carl Lange is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German actor around the 1960s, with the additional value of a blue ink autograph on ...
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1960s Modern Portrait Photography

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Paper, Photographic Paper

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Vintage Postcards For Sale on 1stDibs

Find a variety of vintage postcards available on 1stDibs. There are many Modern, Contemporary and Art Deco versions of these works for sale. These items have been produced for many years, with earlier versions available from the 20th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. Vintage postcards available on 1stDibs span a range of colors that includes gray, black, beige, orange and more. Many versions of these artworks are appealing in their rich colors and composition, but Natalie Ciccoricco, Giacomo Grosso, Han Cao and Giovanni Omiccioli produced especially popular works that are worth a look. Frequently made by artists working in paper, photographic paper and cord, all of these available pieces are unique and have attracted attention over the years.

How Much are Vintage Postcards?

Vintage postcards can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price for items in our inventory is $185, while the lowest priced sells for $105 and the highest can go for as much as $2,831.
Questions About Vintage Postcards
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Vintage postcards are more valuable depending on how rare they are. Additionally, age matters — the older the postcard, the better.

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David Yarrow Tells Us the Tales behind His Wild, Wild Photography

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Kali Is an Art World Sensation, 40 Years after She Hid Her Work Away

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Lori Grinker’s Artful Photographs of a Young Mike Tyson Are a Knockout!

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John Dolan’s Photographs Capture the Art and Soul of a Wedding Day

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