Wednesday, October 15, 2008

BLOGTOBERFEST - Day 15 - On My Desk

I've been meaning to share these gorgeous goodies with you for ages. A few weeks ago I went to a vintage auction and scored myself this amazing swap card album.

It's is perfect condition and is full of beautiful 1960's swap cards.




It was such a great find.


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22 comments:

THE ESSESS said...

That is so cool! What a find alright, and it looks like all the cards are in great condition.

Drewzel said...

I think i'm officially a bit jealous ahhahah. Especially of that kitteh card :P

Juddie said...

Oh my gosh ... what a magnificent find! Well done indeed :-)

Nathalie Brault said...

Wow these do look perfect, it's a great find allright. Good for you.

Gillian aka Silly Gilly said...

Yum! What a great find! I'm impressed. What are you going to do with them?

Hoppo Bumpo said...

What a fantastic find. I hope you are going to show us some more! I love vintage swap cards.

BigCat said...

I don't have any plans for them Gillian. I'm just going to keep them and love them and get them out to look at every now and then.

Kirsty said...

You lucky thing - they are really lovely Cathy.

handmaiden said...

Good Karma still floating yr way

Chooks'r'us said...

they are fantastic! Would be great altogether in a big frame for the wall.

Serena said...

Wow... my sister and I used to collect swap cards when we were kids.. you've just bought back some great memories... and the photos/drawings are so lovely too in those old cards

bitsofsunshine.typepad.com said...

what a wonderful find!

Two Peas In a Pod said...

Those are so cute. What a great find. I have always wondered if swap cards were playing cards....looks like they are :)
Cheers Kyla

Stacy said...

How fabulous! Those ARE a great find.

one little acorn said...

What a great collection. What a great win.

Taccolina said...

Wow, I adore those little Paris and New York cards, what super illustration!

Danielle said...

This looks like Swap Card Heaven!!!

AnastasiaC said...

what a great win! the cards look great!!! i love swap cards too...i have some vintage ones and always looking out for more!

Betty Jo said...

Book me in for a private viewing!!!
I recognize the Parisian scene from my album.

Linda said...

oh what a wonderful find! it's awesome. I have some swap cards, was addicted to them at school, been meaning to photograph them for Flickr, but they are not as wonderful as these!! love love love the last 2!!! very jealous

Linda said...

actually love them all!!!

potty mouth mama said...

So cool - love the Paris and NYC ones in particular. They are the coolest.