All oversized large letter linen postcards are extremely rare. The six postcards below are the only ones to be found so far of these type of postcards.
Beals No# 7"x11"
E.C. Kropp 19025JN 7"x11"
Tichnor 77096 7"x11"
Tichnor 77446 7"x11"
Curt Teich D-7141 7"x8.25"
Beals No# 7"x11"
MINIATURE LARGE LETTER LINEN POSTCARDS
Miniature large letter linen postcards generally measure around 2.5"x3.5" and are smaller versions of an already printed normal standard size postcard. These type of postcards are usually found in miniature postcard packets.
LARGE LETTER LINEN POSTCARD MISPRINTS
Large letter linen postcard misprints are among the rarest postcards to be found. Sometimes, these misprints are likely to be unique. We divided these type of postcards into four categories, missing color(s), color(s) misaligned, cut incorrectly, and a blank back.
Curt Teich 9A-H2204 - missing the color black
E.C. Kropp 27693N - missing the colors red and orange
Tichnor 66678 - missing the color red
Curt Teich 6A-H2240 - light red misaligned
Curt Teich 1B-H1281 - blue misaligned
E.C. Kropp 8682 - background misaligned
Metropolitan 49990 - top and bottom cut incorrectly - also missing light blue color in letter trim
Curt Teich 3B-H1636
LARGE LETTER ARTIST
Darrell Forney(1933-2002) was an artist whose artwork included number of paintings in the style of large letter postcards. Some of these large letter paintings were printed as actual postcards.
1983 42" x 72"
60" x 96"
1979 42.75" x 66.75"
In the August 1980 issue of the American Postcard Journal, Forney wrote an article about the inspiration behind his large letter postcard paintings.
LARGE LETTER ON A POSTCARD RACK
On this chrome postcard from the Trading Post in Ketchikan, Alaska, there is an Alaska large letter on one of the postcard racks.