In researching for earlier posts I cam across a great glossary of postcard terminology. I encountered the terms “folder” and “foldout” for postcards that are printed on a very large piece of paper and are folded into the standard size for mailing. A folder folds accordion style and foldouts are a triptych style.
I loved this style as a kid (it was so deluxe!), but haven’t got one in years. Within a couple days of learning the official terms, this fine specimen arrived:
That was the front side of the postcard. Here’s the foldout. Click on the picture to see it full-sized. It’s a bit odd as instead of a panorama as might be expected it’s actually a collage of three images:
Here’s the message sides and back sides:
“Hey Glen. I was very excited when I saw this extended view card and had to get it for collection. This place does not disappoint! Cheers.”