Ephemera is a relatively new area of collecting, and the definition is still under some discussion. The current generally accepted definition is the collecting of any man made paper object that is created with no intention of permanence. If it is made of paper, and most people would throw it away after use, then it is ephemera. Examples include newspapers, outdated maps, and old letters. Some items in this category border on the deliberately collectible, such as postcards.

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Bygone News
Original UK national daily newspapers from 1847 to the present.
Collectable Collectables
Offers a variety of categories including periodicals, labels, prints, photography, and documents. Also offers advertising, tins, and packaging.
Collections
General stock of picture postcards with a specialisation in A. R. Quinton. Also postage stamps and telephone cards.
Collectors Centre Online
Dealer in postcards, phonecards, cigarette cards, blazer badges, banknotes, and stamps.
Days Past
Old postcards, photographs, and postcard collector books.
Ephemera & Paper Collectibles
Offers a range of ephemera including luggage labels, packaging, card games and phone cards.
etchings-uk.com
Catalogues of etchings and maps indexed by artist.
Goodwill Online Shop
Offers original deeds, leases, and wills dated 1580-1900.
Historic Newspapers
Sells original archive copies of the Times and other UK national broadsheets.
Postcard Images of the Past
Post cards by British manufacturers.
Vintage Magazine Company
Offers magazines, posters, advertisements and covers.
World of Playing Cards
History, lore, collection, manufacture, design, plus sale and purchase of antique and collectable playing cards.
World War One Postcards
Offers a selection of First World War military postcards including real photo, regiments, patriotic, and silks. Also offers reproductions.
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