Category: 40s

Bugler boy at a pioneer camp. Photo postcard by I. Shagin (1949)

Bugler boy at a pioneer camp. Photo postcard by I. Shagin (1949)

May 9 – Victory Day“Celebration with eyes full of tears” as the…

May 9 – Victory Day

“Celebration with eyes full of tears” as the song goes.

Vintage mechanical card made in Latvia in late 1940s. The bottle…

Vintage mechanical card made in Latvia in late 1940s. The bottle is filled with sand and it moves when you move the card.

Postcards by Konstantin Zotov.Published by the Institute of…

Postcards by Konstantin Zotov.

Published by the Institute of Sanitary Education in 1942 (in the middle of the war).

Supreme Soviet Voting Day, postcard by A. Volkov (1949)

Supreme Soviet Voting Day, postcard by A. Volkov (1949)

Voting Day cards from the Soviet Union (1946-1950)

Voting Day cards from the Soviet Union (1946-1950)

“Happy 14th anniversary of October Revolution”, vintage postcard…

“Happy 14th anniversary of October Revolution”, vintage postcard by Yuri Vasnetsov (1941)

Some of the earliest Victory Day postcards:1) “May 9 is…

Some of the earliest Victory Day postcards:

1) “May 9 is the day we celebrate victory over fascist Germany”, artists V. Vorontsov, A. Trofimov (1948)
2) “May 9, 1945”, artist A. Azersky (late 1940s)
3) “May 9 is the day of victory over fascist Germany”, artist K. Ivanov (1948)

Illustrated vintage May Day postcards (Labour Day)

Illustrated vintage May Day postcards (Labour Day)

Soviet postcard from the 1940s

Soviet postcard from the 1940s