Saturday, March 1, 2014
This Will Not Take Long
You now know everything that I know about the picture on the front of this post card.
The back tells us a little bit more. The back confirms what we thought about the front, that it might be a real photo post card.
Not only did he invent the VELOX paper, he also invented in 1907 the first inexpensive plastic that helped to develop the beginning of the modern plastics industry. It is called Bakelite. I remember learning how to perform several machining maneuvers in high school on Bakelite.
I have included a closer look at the postage stamp box as well as the fact that the card was “MADE IN CANADA”.