• INTERESTED IN VINTAGE POSTCARDS?

    Join us as a guest at one of our ZOOM meetings. Here’s our schedule of UPCOMING  MEETINGS which are monthly except for the summer.  Or, become a TPC Facebook friend to stay connected!

Club Meetings

A ‘rebus’ puzzle on a leather postcard. Postmarked 1907.

Now on Zoom. It’s been great to connect with our Canada-wide membership.  We enjoy presentations and ‘show-and-tell’ sessions just like when we met in person.  We usually ‘Zoom’ on the 3rd Sunday of each month at 2:00pm Toronto time.

Want to know about membership in the TPC  including our 3 times a year  24 page ‘magazine’ of stories about vintage postcards ‘CARD TALK’. Have a look here.

 

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

April 21st, 2024 2:00pm – ‘The Empress of Ireland – Canada’s Titanic’. Our speaker, Helen Baggott from Dorset in England, is the author of many stories gleaned from the messages of vintage postcards sent long ago. In addition to her many published stories, Helen’s genealogy research helps families to uncover their histories.  Join us to hear this famous Canadian story gleaned from the messages from three U.K. families’ postcards.

 

 

May 26th, 2024 2:00pm – ‘Industry & Commerce in the early 20th century.’   A ZOOM sharing meeting about a postcard from your collection with the story or significance of the activity or place. Farming, fishing, frontier development, other commerce.  Whatcha got?

 

June 23rd, 2024 2:00pm – ‘Canadian Sports Postcards’. A selection of “Golden Era” (1890s to 1920) sports postcards from the collection of Joe McNulty (TPC# 1075).  Learn the stories of Canadian champions of hockey, football, baseball, lacrosse, track and field, curling, and rowing/canoeing.

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We have a summer break in July and August.  Have a good one yourself!

 

SeptScan_20240328ember 22nd, 2024 2:00pm – ‘New Discoveries.’ Our annual ‘show and tell’ of that great new card added to your collection.  Whether from a shop, a postcard seller, that pile on your desk, ‘whatcha got’?  Scan it so you can show and tell the group about it.

October 20th, 2024 2:00pm –
The Postal History  of  Caledon, Ont. 1818 -2023. TPC Member#1673 Nathan Hiller relates tales of his hometown from studying philatelic items, postcards and ephemera of the area.

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