Ultra Swank - Retro Adventures

Kitschy Swedish Postcards from the 1960s

Written by Christopher • November 2nd, 2009
Kitschy Swedish Postcards from the 1960s

Winter is almost upon us in northern Europe, but these newly found postcards of retro Sweden brings back kitschy summer vibes that are sure to warm anyone. Those of you with sharp eyes might spot that a few of the cards depict Sweden pre-1967, when we still had left-side traffic.

Native Swedes might even recognize some or all of the places. But for those who aren’t in the know, they represent Värnamo, Kramfors along with the two suburbs Vällingby and Huddinge outside of Stockholm. Which street scene looks the most inviting or… boring?


A Swedish expatriate and founder of Ultra Swank. Chris loves showcasing his passion for mid-century design, defunct airlines, Disneyland and modernist architecture. He's also renowned as a connoisseur of easy-listening music from the 60s and 70s.

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