Thursday, May 10, 2012

Post Card Exchange Store in Birmingham, Alabama

 National Postcard Week
May 1 - 7, 2011

Post card Exchange, Birmingham, Alabama
W. H. Faulkner Proprietor

William H. Faulkner came to Birmingham, AL in 1903 as a traveling salesman.  In 1909 he opened the Postcard Exchange dealing mostly in postcards.  In 1919 he changed the name to Faulkner Novelties as the golden era of postcards subsided.  He continued in that business until his death in 1946.

limited edition 46 of 100
postmarked in 2011 with one 28 cent polar bear stamp and two 1 cent Tiffany Lamp stamps

1 comment:

O'Neal said...

Seeing a sampling of the cards that people have designed is fun and interesting. Quite a variety!