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We hope you find this guide useful but it should be used with caution, stamps in circulation could (and can!) still be used after being superceded by later issues and equally 'old' postcards could be sent using more recent stamps.Available images suggest that the 1923 date may be more accurate.
The inland postage rate for postcards was ½d (halfpenny) throughout this period.
Many real photo postcard have marks that identify the manufacturer of the paper the postcard was printed on.
Look to see if there is a stampbox on the back in the upper right-hand corner.
Research has already been done by earlier historians and guidelines have been put into place.
Mashburn (Colonial House) The dating of the postcard for years or eras of issue can be accurately determined if the card is studied for identity points.
Most of the photo postcards that we have noted date from 1907.