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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

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...]

Fly TAA he friendly airline, Australia Post.

NICE SETS OF STAMPS COMMEMORATING EPHEMERAL ADVERTISING CURRENTLY AVAILABLE AT THE LOCAL POST OFFICE. We don't usually consider ourselves stamp collectors but I like to look at them and encourage interesting stamps. Here are some we are using for our ESA … [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

Cricket rules, 1936. For sale at Ken's stall.

AUTHOR AND COLLECTOR KEN PIESSE WILL BE AT THE EPHEMERA & COLLECTABLES' FAIR ON OCTOBER 19 WITH AN ARRAY OF CRICKET AND FOOTBALL COLLECTABLES. SUNDAY 19 OCTOBER 2014, STARTS AT 10 FOR PUBLIC, 9.15 FOR MEMBERS. At the Parkview Room, … [Read more...]

Three shipping swap cards - The Orient Line, P&O and The Royal Mail. Examples of cards to be sold by Jill.

Come to the Ephemera & Collectables' Fair, on 19 October 2014. More than 40 stalls; all sorts of ephemera- including more than 10,000 swap cards on Jill's stall (in the foyer). The fair starts at 10 am (9.15 entry for ESA members) closes … [Read more...]