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VES: Vintage Ephemera Scavenger Hunt #1

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VES: Vintage Ephemera Scavenger Hunt #1
Group:Vintage Ephemera Swappers
Swap Coordinator:ScrapHappyGabi (contact)
Swap categories: Ephemera 
Number of people in swap:10
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Rating requirement:4.97
Last day to signup/drop:February 27, 2021
Date items must be sent by:March 12, 2021
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

This will be so fun with plenty of time to find things in your stash of awesome Antique and vintage ephemera!!

This should cost only what a basic letter costs to post

You will send your partner 5 AUTHENTIC VINTAGE/ANTIQUE things from the list below! Only 5 are required, you are welcome to send more if you wish!

  • Something from the 1880s or 1890s

  • A Linen Postcard (can be used or unused)

  • An advertisement from a magazine or newspaper from before 1960

  • A Full (Or partial be generous) sheet from an antique Ledger

  • A recipe (can be an old card, or from a magazine or recipe book etc

  • A vintage Seed pack or food Label

  • A letter from the 1940s (Envelope and letter)

  • A bank check from before 1970

  • A piece of old map (pre 1970)

  • Something of your choice

  • Old Cabinet card photo (these feel like they are backed with sturdy cardboard- if you are unsure- just do a search for "Cabinet Card Photo)

  • A black and white photo from before 1960

  • Something WW2 themed from the WW2 Era (1940s)

  • 2 old book pages (remember earlier than 1970s)

  • Tobacco Ephemera (pre 1970s)

  • Vintage (pre 1970s) Bus or Train ticket

  • Something in a language that is NOT English

That's our list for this swap - Remember - you'll need to only send 5 from the list and one thing can absolutely be SENDER'S CHOICE

Questions? Please message me @ScrapHappyGabi

I would love to make this a monthly swap-- we'll change up the themes for next month!

swap with confidence, I will angel if necessary but this group is AWESOME so I don't expect any issues!

Discussion

BusyB 02/21/2021 #

Gabi, I like this idea for VES swaps ALOT!! ❀️ Great idea and this helps with variety.

ScrapHappyGabi 02/25/2021 #

Thanks @BusyB - Hit me up in private message for some Scavenger hunt ideas for this group if you have any! I'd LOVE to hear them! Anyone can host swaps here too - so let me know if you want to be an officer!!

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