Largest collection of postcards
Who
Michael Schefers
What
15,553 total number
Where
Germany (Hannover)
When

The largest collection of postcards consists of 15,553 unique postcards and was achieved by Michael Schefers (Germany) in Hannover, Germany, on 28 July 2019.


As a passionate civil engineer specialising in the construction of bridges, Michael has curated an enormous collection of postcards, each of which depict an image of a bridge. He has been collecting postcards since 1987 and the oldest postcard in his collection dates back to 1884. Michael's favourite postcard is one that was produced in 1888 which is the year of his grandfather's birth, and depicts the Albertsbrücke in Dresden.