Friday, October 30, 2009

Annual Postcard Show and Sale, Nov. 13 and Nov. 14, Comfort Inn, 3200 W. Broad St.

Postcard image of the Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church, ca. 1925.The history of Sixth Mount Zion is portrayed on this oversize card.The church is located at 14 W. Duval Street having barely survived the construction of the Richmond-Petersburg Pike (Interstate 95) in 1956.

The 32nd Annual show and Sale
, Old Dominion Post Card Club, Friday November 13, 2009 (10 to 6), Saturday November 14 (10 to 5), at the Comfort Inn, 3200 W. Broad St. Richmond 804.359.4061

Members will display 25 to 30 exhibit panels which will be evaluated by a team of three judges and the public. The judges are Tom Boyd, long time post card collector and dealer from Florida; Maynee Cayton, with an academic background in art and printmaking, she has been owner of Bygones Vintage Clothing in Richmond for over 30 years; Charles McGuigan, founder, Publisher and Editor of North of the James, a sixteen year old Richmond monthly magazine, is a renaissance man with broad-based knowledge in history, writing, world affairs, art, politics, etc.

20 to 25 nationally known post card dealers will be present with millions of picture post cards for sale. Their stock will cover every era of post card history, from the late 1800's to the present. Every topic under the sun will be well represented in their offerings. Thousands of cards will be only 25 cents each. Most will be under $3.00 each. A few rarities will go for hundreds of dollars. Something for everyone.

This year the show coincides with the release of a much anticipated book, Greetings from Richmond, which explores Richmond's neighborhoods and architecture through early 20th Century picture post cards. The 145 page book includes the reproduction of 240 post cards in full color. Each card is accompanied by fully researched text. Greetings from Richmond will be available at the show. The authors, Ray Bonis and Tom Ray, will be present to sign copies.
A limited number of Old Dominion Post Card Club T-shirts, designed to appeal to both post card collectors and the general public, will be available at the show. Show entrance fee is a $3.00 donation, good for both days.

For more information: contact Ernie White 804.262.5230 or Jim Adams 804.750.2535 or John Whiting 804.746.4710. Show and club details, including newsletters, history, etc. can be found at:

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