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The collection and study of postcards.

[From Greek deltion, diminutive of deltos, writing tablet, letter.]

del′ti·ol′o·gist n.


Someone who collects and studies postcards.
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Fact is, hold-to-lights are not so well known to many, other than deltiologists (card collectors).
Gordon is the MHS Past-President; Russ is the author of two books on Winnipeg history; Randy is a historical consultant with an extensive knowledge of city buildings, past and present, and three books; and Rob and Giles are avid deltiologists.
Even wannabe deltiologists and cartologists, looking to get into the game, can spend about pounds 65 for a mixed batch.
Our hope is that they will be used by the literary community in Wales and snapped up by deltiologists across the world.
Each of the cards is in mint condition and highly sought after by deltiologists - as postcard collectors are called.
But for every one like me, there's probably a thousand deltiologists (postcard collectors) who think of nothing else.
The cards will be highly sought after by deltiologists, as postcard collectors are called, and could fetch hundreds of pounds, according to auctioneer David Rogers Jones.