This card was sent 39 years ago today from Klama, Washington on November 29, 1977. My parents sent this card to my aunt.
While this card is awesome because of the fact that it is old and it has a family connection, people who know recent history will notice that this card was sent a few years before Mount Saint Helens and Spirit Lake were forever changed by the May 18, 1980 eruption, killing approximately 57 people and changing the face of both the mountain and Spirit Lake.
This card of Mount Rushmore over an image of the American flag comes from Montana. The monument is located in Black Hills, South Dakota. The images of people on the side of the mountain are, from left to right, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
This is technically not really a maxi card, but it is damn close. The card features an image of a stamp on the front and then was sent with that stamp (plus the familiar postcard hummingbird stamp. Very cool.
This card of a Roman statue from the 2nd century BC of is apparently a coy of a Greek original and is housed in the Hermitage in St. Petersburg. According to Wikipedia link, it is the first classical sculpture to be scene in Russia.
You remember that Old Spice commercial from a few years back? The one that went "look at your man...now look back to me....now look back at your man....now look back at me"? They did a massive amount of them and the original one was was called The Man Your Man Could Smell Like. If you don't here is a clip below.
Yeah, that's kinda what I think when I get cards like this.:
Look at the picture: Ooo! That is clearly Greece! Anyone can see! Greece!
Look at the Picture ID: Not Greece. MY as in Malaysia.
It turns out that the sender just really loves Greece and it is her favorite country. Awesome card.
This card of a man and a baboon (I think?) seeming to yell at each other is a card by the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations to help young workers to get help on their jobs.
This sculpture of former Indiana University president and chancellor Herman B Wells (June 7, 1902 – March 18, 2000) sits on the university's campus. Wells was President from 1938-1962 and then Chancellor from 1962 until his death in 2000.)