Read about and see SPRING ephemera – father’s day, love, flowers,footy, racing carnival (see our stories)

Souvenir card Fitzroy Football Club, 1922. 14.5 x 22 cm. Collection of Andrew H.
Envelope, circa 1950s, 15 x 23 cm.
From 1938, 29.5 x 21.5 cm.
Avant Card postcard for the Opera Australia's season of Madame Butterfly. Collection of Mandy B.
Selection of father's day and one grandfather's day card.

Ephemera news

Bye bye from Rick Milne and Gerry Gee.

WE ARE FULLY BOOKED WITH A WAITING LIST FOR THE OCTOBER FAIR (and we have had to turn away some inquiries). We are not going to move venue  We are all happy with Parkview Room but we are looking at adding another room off the foyer. There will be plenty … [Read more...]

Two political cards distributed by the Australian Labor Party for  the state election in November 2014. Football, 12 x 21 cm and card, 10 x 21 cm, 2014. Collection of Mandy B.

FOOTBALL IS OVER FOR ANOTHER YEAR. Plenty of interesting ephemera from past years to collect. Here are some finds blowing around the MCG park and even across the road beyond the Hilton. For the hungry Is it really football without a pie? We found: … [Read more...]

What we collect – blotters, badges, footy, postcards, letterhead, paper bags..

'Ask for Stamina self-supporting trousers', blotter, circa 1950s, 9.5 x 20 cm. Collection of Andrew H.

MORE BLOTTERS: THIS TIME AIMED AT MEN. The office The images are attributed to Walter Jardine, commercial illustrator. We like the scenes from the beach and home. Jardine did a series of … [Read more...]

Badges recording opposition to Albert Park being closed off to the public for use as an annual grand prix racing track. Diametre 6 cm. Collection of Babette.

Most collectors have a few badges and many have hundreds if not thousands. We will show you a selection from three different types of collectors. We would happily feature more - get in touch if you … [Read more...]

Ephemera & collectables’ fair- meet the stallholders


OPPORTUNITY AT THE FAIR TO SEE A MEANS OF SHOWCASING YOUR COLLECTION ON LINE - DEMONSTRATIONS About Philip Moorhouse  Philip has been collecting most of his life, and a passionate collector of wooden type fonts for many years.  An … [Read more...]

Music, drummer, China, postcard, Lyn

NEWCOMER (TO OUR FAIRS) on Sunday 19 October 2014, LOTS OF VARIETY - LET HER KNOW WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR. Vintage Cards (Lyn van de Hoef) mainly trades in postcards and photographs. At this fair we will also have a range of other ephemera and … [Read more...]