Friday, June 25, 2010


I was looking on line for some ideas for framed art for Halloween, and I came across these vintage Halloween postcards.

Halloween postcards are one of the most collectible Halloween items. Most used wonderfully illustrated scenes of festivities on Halloween including bobbing for apples, fortune games, witches, pumpkins, veggie people, and cats.

Some of the more popular postcards are those signed by the artist--such as Clapsaddle and Brundage cards. Postcards, the precursor of the standard modern greeting card, were prolific for Halloween beginning in the late 1800s. Generally, these can be found for as little as $10.00 to $20.00 on up to several hundred dollars for rarer cards--especially those that are mint and unused. Some become very collectible too because of the writing on the back of the postcards.