Postcards (The Police)

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Introduction

This article summarizes postcards produced for The Police. It's hard to tell when each individual postcard was sold. So here's a roughly chronological list (judging from the main picture) of The Police's postcards.

Summary of Postcards

Image Description Production year Original price Additional info on backside
Outlandos style Italy.jpg Postcard from Italy YYYY unknown C 217 THE POLICE - Printed in Italy
Quadrophenia style Italy.jpg Postcard from unknown origin YYYY unknown Z.1052 Quadrophenia
Surrey Sound pic France.jpg Postcard from France

showing a picture from Surrey Sound Studios in 1979

YYYY unknown R 11 - POLICE - Printed in France
Bataclan pic France.jpg Postcard from France

probably showing a photo from 1979-04-23

YYYY unknown R 23 Collection TEXADO - Printed in France
1979 05 29 pic France.jpg Postcard from France

showing a photo from 1979-05-29

YYYY unknown R 49 - Police - Printed in France
1979 05 29 pic2 France.jpg Postcard probably from the USA

showing a photo from 1979-05-29

YYYY unknown no information on backside
1979 05 29 pic3 France.jpg Postcard probably from the USA

showing a photo from 1979-05-29

YYYY unknown no information on backside
1979 early.jpg Postcard with picture from 1979-11-16 - probably from the USA YYYY unknown no information on backside
1979 06 22 Amsterdam postcard.jpg Postcard from the UK

showing a photo from 1979-06-22

YYYY unknown PC 8041 The Police - Group Portrait
Reggatta postcard.jpg Postcard from France

showing the Reggatta de Blanc picture

YYYY unknown Les Affiches de Concert - THE POLICE
1979 11 28 postcard.jpg Postcard from Spain

showing a photo from 1979-11-28 (Lynn Goldsmith photo session)

YYYY unknown FC-235-50 The Police
1980 04 03 ReggioEmilia Postcard.jpg Postcard from Italy

showing a photo from 1980-04-03

YYYY unknown 20030 Sting dei Police - Photo by D'Alesio
1980 04 04 Torino postcard.jpg Postcard from Italy

showing a photo from 1980-04-04

YYYY unknown 20017 Police
Zenyatta postcard black bottom.jpg postcard from France YYYY unknown DI11 - The Police
Zenyatta sticker postcard Germany sealed.jpg Zenyatta sticker postcard.jpg Postcard from Germany YYYY unknown ---
Zenyatta stickers postcard.jpg sticker postcard from Germany YYYY unknown no information

not even a postcard look on the back, but the front says "Postkarte"

1980 11 23 card.jpg 1980 11 23 card back.jpg promotional postcard for the 1980-11-23 concert 1980 unknown an ad and the Bookie's Club 870 on the back
1981 Montserrat Sting LynnGoldsmith.jpg Postcard from unknown origin

photo from summer 1981

YYYY unknown PC 8 - Sting of The Police - Photo by Lynn Goldsmith
1981 09 24 card.jpg photo from 1981-09-24 YYYY unknown "THE POLICE A&M" on backside --- sticker from "Official Police Info", NL
Brimstone Sting.jpg Postcard from the UK YYYY unknown >>Sting<< No.: 410
1982 01 photo.jpg Postcard from Italy

photo probably from 1982-01-10 or 1982-01-11

YYYY unknown 718 The Police - Photo by G. Beullac
1982 Police LynnGoldsmith.jpg Postcard from unknown origin

photo from January 1982

YYYY unknown PC 7 - The Police - Photo by Lynn Goldsmith
1982 Sting LynnGoldsmith.jpg Postcard from the USA 1988 free promotional postcard from photographer Lynn Goldsmith
1983-01-17 Sting LynnGoldsmith.jpg Postcard from unknown origin

Lynn Goldsmith photo from 1983-01-17

YYYY unknown 80 bis STING
1983 Synchronicity photo.jpg Rock Post Cards magazine.jpg Postcard from "Rock Post-Cards" magazine Vol. 1 1984 US$ 3,00 the magazine also featured a 1/2 page "article" about each band
1983 05 18 photo.jpg Postcard from the UK

probably taken on 1983-05-18

YYYY unknown STING PC 618
1983 05 18 postcard starhits.jpg Postcard from France

probably taken on 1983-05-18

YYYY unknown STING ST-58
1983 05 20 postcard TerryONeill.jpg Postcard from the UK

photo taken on 1983-05-20

YYYY unknown STING b. 1951 - Photograph by Terry O'Neill
1983 05 20 postcard wrapped.jpg Postcard from France

photo taken on 1983-05-20

YYYY unknown RECORD-2 THE POLICE
Outlandos Synchronicity France.jpg Postcard from France YYYY unknown No 623 - THE POLICE - Printed in France
1983 06 or 07 postcard.jpg Postcard from the USA

photo taken in mid-1983

YYYY unknown STING CL./Personality #131
1983 07 20 postcard.jpg Postcard from France or Canada

photo taken 1983-07-20

YYYY unknown RECORD 47 THE POLICE
1983 07 20 postcard Sting.jpg Postcard from the USA

photo taken 1983-07-20

1984 unknown STING - 1984 ROXANNE MUSIC, LTD. - HSC-08024-18
1983 07 20 postcard Stewart.jpg Postcard from the USA

photo taken 1983-07-20

1984 unknown STEWART COPELAND - 1984 ROXANNE MUSIC, LTD. - HSC-08024-16
1983 07 20 postcard Andy.jpg Postcard from the USA

photo taken 1983-07-20

1984 unknown ANDY SUMMERS - 1984 ROXANNE MUSIC, LTD. - HSC-08024-17
1983 07 20 The Police white edge.jpg Postcard from unknown origin

photo taken 1983-07-20

YYYY unknown THE POLICE - ph. TERENCE SPENCER
1983 1984 postcard typography.jpg Postcard from the USA 1984 unknown HSC-08024-17
1983 09 postcard.jpg Postcard from France

showing a French tour poster

YYYY unknown THE POLICE A-C 294
1983 10 07 postcard.jpg Postcard from France

showing the poster for 1983-10-07

YYYY unknown CC571 - THE POLICE
1984 01 30 or 31 postcard.jpg Postcard from Italy

showing a Sting photo from 1984-01-30 or 1984-01-31

YYYY unknown 20338 Sting - Photo by Gianni Basso
1984 postcard typography.jpg Sticker postcard from the USA 1984 unknown 1984 ROXANNE MUSIC, LTD. - HSC-08026-07
An Evening With Sting postcard set.jpg set of 10 postcards from Italy:

An Evening With Sting 1.jpg An Evening With Sting 2.jpg An Evening With Sting 3.jpg An Evening With Sting 4.jpg An Evening With Sting 5.jpg

An Evening With Sting 6.jpg An Evening With Sting 7.jpg An Evening With Sting 8.jpg An Evening With Sting 9.jpg An Evening With Sting 10.jpg

YYYY L. 10.000 / 5,16 € 9 of those 10 postcards feature a Sting photo from The Police times
1985 12 STING 6 postcards set cover.jpg set of 6 postcards from Italy:

1985 12 STING 6 postcards set.jpg

1985 (December) L. 3.000 4 of those 6 postcards feature a Sting photo from The Police times
The Very Best Of postcard.jpg Postcard from the USA

showing The Very Best Of Sting & The Police picture

1997 probably free promotional postcard from A&M for the November 25 release
2002 The Very Best Of postcard front.jpg

2002 The Very Best Of postcard back.jpg

promotional postcard from Germany - showing The Very Best Of Sting & The Police picture 2002 free this postcard was sent from Universal Germany to German households

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