News archive

29th May 2022
Off to the Fair ?
TODAY Sunday, 29th May - Gloucester Postcard and Cigarette Card Fair GL3 2JH - 25 dealers - Free admission and parking - 10 am until 4pm ....
26th May 2022
Pokemon News
Great Giveaway, Coming Cards, etc....
23rd May 2022
Tim Davidson Auctions
sale was 24 - 25 May. Prices realised now uploaded.
18th May 2022
Lockdales Auction
hammer prices are now uploaded
29th April 2022
Whats New ?
As we are going to start to do some random updating on this site, this page has been designed to tell you what we have been up to, and link to those changes. 
25th April 2022
Today we salute ANZAC troops of all wars and conflicts. 
21st March 2022
Happy Birthday
to East Anglian Card Collectors Club, which started on 21 March 1970
1st March 2022
Breaking Auction News
Just in case you were wondering about our recent sale here are the two most successful lots!
27th February 2022
Free Antique Fair Tickets - Cotswolds april & Buxton may
If you live nearby, why not apply? And do tell us what it was like there...
4th February 2022
So did you ..... ?
swap football stickers at Portman Road, Ipswich, back in 2002 ? If so you may be featured here
17th January 2022
Around the Auctions
Well those seven original artworks for Godfrey Phillips Ltd`s 1936 set of Famous Footballers, each measuring 19.5cm x 10.3cm sold at Gorringes Antiques Auction in Lewes, East Sussex, for a very healthy price, have a guess and then
3rd January 2022
W for Wong Liu-Tsong
Today saw the birthday of the first truly internationally famous Chinese-American film star, Wong Liu-Tsong. You may not immediately recognise her name, for she used another, namely Anna May Wong.
26th December 2021
Practically all of our books are now listed, and ready for one click secure purchase - reviews and histories are being added - and many of the update files for our most important volumes are also on site for you to download.
12th December 2021
Welcome to Christmas
our newest section, tracing the story of the festive season through vintage volumes of our magazine
11th December 2021
We are starting to get some 2022 Branch and Club meeting dates coming through. If yours is missing, send it along to - and see what we have so far at
25th November 2021
Thanks to Jefferson Burdick
I am delighted that over Thanksgiving we featured two American cards, so we could celebrate one of the top American card collectors of all time.
14th November 2021
Cartophilists at War
Our latest section, telling the story of cartophily, and cartophilists, during the Second World War.
14th November 2021
Today we Remember
... Eric Cherry, founder of the Cameric Cigarette Card Club
11th November 2021
Lest We Forget - a life discovered
Today's card G075-160 [tobacco : UK] Gallaher "Great War Victoria Cross Heroes" (1915) 32/200 was issued by Gallaher in 1915/1916, and it is just one card from eight sets each of twenty five cards and each showing a winner of the Victoria Cross.
6th November 2021
Fireworks 2021-11-06
Now, as the air is still mighty sulphurous with the miasma of a third day of Fireworks, shall we continue with another unusual card..... ? Oh why not.....