Old photos and postcards are of considerable interest and often value to us today, representing heritage in their own right and full glory. Postcard collecting even with competition from emails, the internet, mobile phones and texts, is still the third most popular hobby in the UK after stamp and coin collecting. Most people can unearth at least one or two postcards and photos in their home With modern communication technology the sceptics said postcards and photos would become a thing of the past how wrong they are! The medium is too well established to disappear over-night.