Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Vintage Apple postcard collection

This is a collection of vintage Apple postcards and a Jobs/Mac stamp plus one card made on a Mac clone. Also included as a bonus are two related cards.

The far left 'It's Springtime' card shows a G4 iMac from Mac House in Berlin. At the bottom far left is a new unused bitten rainbow Apple card from the Think Different era. It has a 1-800 number for an Apple authorized reseller and shows the url www.apple.co.za.

In the center left row is a Come See the Apple Computer postcard from California that was sent in the 80's to a client from the Santa Rosa California Computer Center. It features the IIc, IIe, IIGS, the Mac Plus and the Mac SE and offers a rebate on selected add-ons. It is the only one that has been mailed.

The orange Whoa! card is an unused student promo from Australia. The Bondi iMac is from the Design Museum and credits Jonathan Ive - 1998.

The bottom of that column is a 1992 promo for Authorized Apple resellers.

Next column are 3 Think Different cards and at the bottom is a Steve Jobs stamp from the Republic of Guine-Bissau in Africa in MNH condition.

Right column is an Indigo iMac enclosing a racing engine with a blower from drive.com.au - not Apple but tossing it into the collection. Middle right is from National Postcard Week May 5-11, 1985 promoting an Apple clone dealer in Decatur GA. It was designed and printed with a Franklin Ace. There is no handwriting on it and no stamp or postmark and the condition is VG. Bottom right is just a bonus card that looks like the image Apple used on the Yosemite OS.

update May 2023 - now included are the yellow and purple 2003 original silhouette Apple Macintosh iPod advertising postcards plus a 1998 Apple Expo Think Different card in French. Bottom right is a fairly rare 2005 French silhouette card “Offrez de la musique sur apple.com/fr/itunes”

The 16 card (plus one stamp) collection is priced at $250USD and that includes insured postage in a cardboard box. Click photos for larger images. To inquire contact Dave via kootenaymac.tel

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