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If there is no stamp box, or a generic stamp box, go to Postcards Backs.
Here are some general guidelines to help determine the age range of your post card.
It is of course possible to find undivided back cards used after 1902 and divided back cards used with older (pre 1902) stamps Stamps for King Edwards reign were issued on 1st January 1902.
The inland postage rate for postcards was ½d (halfpenny) throughout this period.
Does the postcard back indicated that it was printed in Germany? The German cards were of exceptional quality and are some of the best examples of old postcards available. Does the postcard have a shiny finish on the front, with a color photographic image?
However, World War I shut down the German printing presses and cards started being printed in the United States or imported from Great Britain. Photochrome postcards have been produced from 1945 to present.
½d 1900 - 1901 Blue-Green Quenn Victoria died on 22 January 1901 Great Britain was the first country to sanction the use of the divided back postcard in 1902. The divided back allowed for one side of the card to be used for both the address and a message seperated by a central line.