Category Archives: SwapCards

Try Your Luck and Maybe Spend a Buck at the Fryerstown Antique Fair

Fryerstown Antique Fair will celebrate its 42nd anniversary in 2017. It is held on the surrounding days of the Australia Day holiday on January 25th each year. The popular annual event has grown from strength to strength each year and … Continue reading

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Proof that card collecting is linked to rocket science

Card collectors can often get hooked on free promotional collector series cards and this is a clever form for maintaining brand loyalty. As long as you are willing to purchase the product, you will be rewarded – and this is … Continue reading

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For Serial Cereal card collectors

Cereal cards  or cereal box prizes were promotional toys or small items that offered as an incentive to buy a certain breakfast cereal. Prizes were found inside or sometimes on the cereal box. Here are some Vita Brits examples. “Fish … Continue reading

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Anyone remember swap cards?

Remember swap cards? Here are some examples from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. Some had great colour, others were great as pictures. All-in-all I consider them art. I have created a memorabilia page on swap cards, be it cigarette, playing … Continue reading

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