Birmingham classic car postcard

About this blog.

When I stumbled upon a website called PostCARds by Erik Verhaest in France I was instantly hooked.

Each of Erik’s postcards tells a story and is a snapshot of a past age that will never return and  I decided to take up his hobby too.

The cards I like most in Erik’s collection are the one’s in which the car is incidental.  The car is then presented within a context that brings it and the people in the photograph to life.

So in building my collection this is what I am looking for – cars on streets. Not postcards of cars, but postcards of streets with cars on. And  I don’t want buses or trams or bicycles.  And I don’t want racing cars on tracks.  Just cars on streets.

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No.

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No.

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Nice but no.

DOUGLAS DC3 DAKOTA AT STANS SWITZERLAND

No. Not even if it is on a road!

BIRMINGHAM. DORRIDGE

No. Something’s missing.

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No, not artwork or publicity cards.

ABERDARON JAGUAR CAR CRASH

No, cars on streets.

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Ahh,  Yes, that’s it!  That’s what we want.

A simple concept really and you’ll either get it or you won’t.

In this blog I display the postcards I find and also showcase other websites that display photographs of cars on streets.

Enjoy!
Bob Ridge-Stearn.

info@postcardsforpetrolheads.co.uk

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