An Ode to the Card Catalog, via Messy Nessy Chic
If the LOC is now looking to offload their outmoded system, it’s probably because they’ve recognised that there’s a huge market for ordinary card catalogs for collectors. Today, cards alone can reach a minimum of 4 figures when sold at antique stores or auction.
Like all outmoded systems, the nostalgia brought about by the card catalog system keeps it alive beyond its practical utility.
✴️ Also on Micro.blog
✍️ Reply by email