Shipping and Handling Charges - We Ship Worldwide!
US First Class Mail: (Usually ships within 7 days)
Typically $1.50 to $3.50 for first card plus $0.50 each additional card
Typically $2.50 - $4.00 for first card plus $0.50 for each additional card
Priority Shipping (US): (Usually ships within 1 or 2 days)
$7.00 for first card plus $.50 each additional card
Shipping costs may be higher for higher-priced cards to account for insurance, signature confirmation, etc.
Overnight/Express shipping, and Priority International shipping is available on request. Please contact us for rates if you need your order shipped overnight. Most Priority/Express orders will ship within 1 business day, but this isn't always possible.
Note: We typically do not ship "bulk" lots (100+ card groups) or books Internationally due to weight & cost.
International (non-US) Buyers Please Note: Country-specific Import duties, taxes, and charges are not included in the item price or shipping cost. These charges are the buyer's responsibility. Please check with your country's customs office to determine what these additional costs will be prior to bidding or buying.
Copyright and Usage
Many of the images of our cards are in the public domain, so you may be able to use their images Royalty-Free.
For more information see these resources or consult a copyright attorney.:
Copyright Terms and Public Domain [cornell.edu]
Postcard Guide to Copyright Terms In the United States [metropostcard.com]
Note that some public domain images may contain trademarked logos or other designs that may limit how the image can be used.
The CardCow watermark on some images is for identification purposes only and not a claim of copyright.
Any existing copyright is still held by their respective owners.
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") and other applicable laws, if you believe that any material on the CardCow website infringes upon any copyright that you own or control, you may file a notification of such infringement with our designated agent as set forth below. Upon receipt of a notice alleging copyright infringement, CardCow Vintage Postcards will take whatever action it deems appropriate within its sole discretion, including removal of the allegedly infringing materials and termination of access for repeat infringers of copyright protected content.
Pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 512(c). The designated Copyright Agent for CardCow Vintage Postcards is:
CardCow Vintage Postcards
PO Box 1373
Mountain View, CA 94042-1373
Phone: (781) 269-2273
Notification must include the following information:
- Your name, address, telephone number, and email address
- A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed
- The exact URL of where the material is located
- A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the content you claim infringes your copyright interest was copied without your authorization or that of the copyright owner or his/her/its agent
- A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are either the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf and that you do not wish the content to be displayed in the future on the Site. If you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner, you must provide an electronic or physical signature.
High Resolution Images and Scans
We can provide 300 to 1200 dpi images of individual cards in the public domain for a nominal fee.
We can usually provide high-res scans for non-profit use in exchange for a photo credit.
100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If you are not 100% satisfied with your postcard purchase you may return any cards within 7 days for a full refund. Refunds will be issued in the form of the original payment type, or by check within 30 days. Shipping charges are non-refundable. Any claims for non-receipt, missing items or other shipping issues must be made within 45 days of the order date. Returns may be subject to a restocking fee, which is deducted from the refund amount. Refunds for digital images will be given in store credit only.
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- Image Downloads
High resolution scans believed to be in the public domain are made available for a nominal fee. This fee is not a license or copyright, and it is your responsibility to satisfy yourself that no copyright is being infringed. Upon notice from CardCow, or upon your knowledge that any Content is subject to a threatened, potential or actual claim of infringement of another's right, you must immediately and at your own expense (i) stop using the Content; (ii) delete or remove the Content from your premises, computer systems and storage (electronic or physical); and (iii) ensure that your clients, printers or ISPs do likewise. CardCow shall provide you with replacement Content (which shall be determined by CardCow in its reasonable commercial judgment) free of charge, but subject to the other terms and conditions of this Agreement.
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