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Oldest business card photo?

When I first started in real estate, I met a fellow Realtor who gave me his card, only the photo was so old that I almost laughed in his face.  I was licensed in 1997, and the photo had a 1970's nature background.  The man was probably 60 or so, and he was mostly bald with some gray hair.  The business card photo showed a man in the full bloom of youth with a thick head of dark hair. 

Although I secretly thought this was ridiculous, I realized recently just how long it has been since I had a professional photo taken.  I think my business card photo is from 1998 or so, and I guess I have aged reasonably well, but it would still be a good idea to update it soon.  The photo on my blog was taken outside our offices with a digital camera.  This is about as dressed up as I get anymore.

When I was first licensed, I was 26 and I used to wear a business suit to listing appointments and even to meet with buyers.  Now, I can't remember the last time I wore a tie to work.  I am usually found in a polo shirt with khakis or jeans, no matter who the client is.  You have to understand that Austin is VERY casual.  There is a top-producing agent who specializes in ranches and I have never seen him wearing long pants. 

At any rate, what is the oldest (or funniest or oddest) business card photo or theme that you have seen?

 

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Comment balloon 30 commentsJason Crouch • August 14 2007 09:42PM
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