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Postcard Show and Meeting Schedule
for the
Metropolitan Postcard Club


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The Metropolitan Postcard Club of New York City carries on the traditions of the old Metropolitan Post Card Collectors Club, the oldest continuously run postcard club in the United States. Not only has it been facilitating the exchange of postcards since its founding in 1946, the club is dedicated to the free exchange of information and ideas to further the understanding of Deltiology. It is by way of this commitment that club information is posted on this site.

Club Meetings - On the second Sunday of every month, with the exception of Spring and Autumn show dates, the Metropolitan Postcard Club holds meetings. These are not formal meetings as only a brief amount of business is discussed. They are more in the line of friendly get-togethers where collectors and dealers of any experience can meet to buy and sell postcards. Members of the Club pay no fees to attend or to set up to sell at our meetings, with only a small fee charged for dealers. Our meetings are also open to the general public for an admission fee of a mere $3.00, which is waived for the first visit. At certain times of year the Club hosts special events such as fund raising sales, album competitions, and holiday parties. If you are a novice or are just thinking of becoming a collector, there will plenty of expert advice for the taking. Please feel free to come and join us.

Postcard Shows - The Metropolitan Postcard Club sponsors two special shows every year. Each November and June we hold a two or three day events where approximately thirty-five to forty postcard dealers from around the nation to around the world attend to introduce their cards to you. The postcards to be found here range from discount boxes to artist signed cards and hard to find rarities. Both shows are a great way to find cards. Shopping on the internet is in no way comparable to holding a card in your hand and seeing it with your own eyes. Just throgh the act of browsing you will gain a greater familiarity with postcards that will make you a more knowledgeable and better collector. And of course it is only at shows that you may find interesting conversation about cards and collecting. If you have never been to one of our postcard shows, please plan to attend, you will be pleasantly amazed.


All Club meetings and shows take place at the

Midtown Holiday Inn
440 West 57th Street, between 9th & 10th Avenues,
New York City.

Dealers wishing to participate in either shows or meetings
should contact Joan Kay at 718-375-7353


Metro Show

SCHEDULE 2015

Club Meeting & our early summer Members Fundraiser: Sunday, June 14th
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission $3.00, club members free.

A number of dealers will be present to sell postcards. We will also be holding some fundraising activities.


Club Meeting: Sunday, July 12th
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission $3.00, club members free.

A number of dealers will be present to sell postcards.


Club Meeting: Sunday, August 9th
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission $3.00, club members free.

A number of dealers will be present to sell postcards.


Club Meeting & Annual Album Competition
Sunday, September 13th

9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission $3.00, club members free.

A number of dealers will be present to sell postcards. We will also be holding our annual postcard album competition among club members.


Club Meeting & our autumn Members Fundraiser: Sunday, October 1th
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission $3.00, club members free.

A number of dealers will be present to sell postcards. We will also be holding some fundraising activities.


Coming This Fall

Fall International Show
November 6th & 7th

DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED

A large selection of national and international dealers will be present selling a wide variety of vintage products.


Club Meeting & Holiday Party
Sunday, December 13th

9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission $5.00, club members free.

A number of dealers will be present to sell postcards. We will also be holding our annual Holiday Get-together with light refreshments for members.



MEMBERSHIP

Benefits of Club membership:

  • Free access to all club meetings.
  • A discount rate to club sponsored shows.
  • A free subscription to our printed bimonthly bulletin Metro News.
  • Free entry into postcard album competitions, with prizes.
  • Opportunities to sell postcards at meetings.

If you are interested in joining please note the information below.

  • Dues are $20.00 per person for a period of one year. (Good for 12 meetings or shows and six bulletins)
  • Additional members of the same household may be added at the rate of $5.00/person (only one newsletter will sent out per household).
  • Membership becomes effective at the first meeting or show after receipt of payment.
  • A membership card will be mailed out to each new member with your first newsletter.

To Join:Membership may be applied for at all club meetings and shows; it will begin that day if dues are paid. You may also download an application from the link below and mail it in with your check or money order payable to the Metropolitan Postcard Club.

Download Membership Application (.pdf)




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