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Vintage Postcards on Display at International Postcard Show

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The International Postcard Show brings the lost art of letter-writing back to life.

The Metropolitan Postcard Club's semiannual show features vintage postcards from all over the world.

The club, which has been active since 1946, meets monthly in Manhattan, giving dealers and collectors the opportunity to bond over their hobby.

Participants say the show is an interesting event for anyone who wants to explore history through postcards.

"They're fascinating, they're historic, they're addictive, they're pretty—some of them," says Joan Kay, president of the Metropolitan Postcard Club.

"So many events that are often forgotten—little military adventures that we've been involved in, or political problems that have come and gone and they're totally out of public consciousness, but postcards—they're a record," says Alan Petrulis, vice president of the club.

The show is open for its final day Sunday until 4:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $7, but in honor of Father's Day, dads are invited to attend for free. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP