Items in Category Birds

GOOD WISHES impressed in gilt on large perforation showing rural lake with 2 swans below QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES impressed in gilt on large perforation showing rural lake with 2 swans below
Set Title
Greeting, Queen Victoria, RAFOLITH, Christmas or New year, Rural, Oversize
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK-- with or without PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY -- COPYRIGHT
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die-cut single sheet, four folds, to left & right double flaps & centre back, serrated edges
inside centre back:- rural lake scene above ALL CHRISTMAS PLEASURES BE YOURS
verse on back:-MAY CHRISTMAS EVERY JOY IMPART, AND LOVE NOW FILL EACH HOME AND HEART, WITH GLADNESS IN FULL MEASURE....EVERY TREASURE

Author
G.A. FINLAYSON
Size
13 x 9.5 cm.
no front title, two swallows flying inset among wild roses MY HEART IS THINE inside QV RAFOLITH
no front title, two swallows flying inset among wild roses MY HEART IS THINE inside
Set Title
Greeting, Queen Victoria, RAFOLITH, General greeting, birds
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die-cut, single variously folded & cut card, serrated edges
back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN(with or without BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT in front) -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON; PARIS; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY -- COPYRIGHT

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die-cut single sheet, one fold, coarse serrated scallops
inside right:- THE WORLD MAY SMILE. THE WORLD MAY SNEER--IT'S ALL THE SAME TO ME; I'VE DOUBLE LOCKED MY HEART, MY DEAR, AND GIVEN YOU THE KEY

Author
F. LANGBRIDGE
Size
11.8 x 7.6 cm.
HEARTY GOOD WISHES(H,G & W illuminated) 4 blue tits fly front over perforated silver design with berried holly QV&KED Saxony
HEARTY GOOD WISHES(H,G & W illuminated) 4 blue tits fly front over perforated silver design with berried holly
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. & Ed VII period, no Royal attribution. Christmas or New Year,
Set Comment

back:- logo over TRADE MARK --RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; BERLIN, NEW YORK & MONTREAL -- PRINTED IN SAXONY -

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die-cut, single sheet, single fold:-A HAPPY CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR.
below:-BY ALL THAT MAKES THE SEASON GAY, BE YOURS A MERRY CHRISTMAS DAY, FULFILLED WITH EVERY GRACE AND JOY THAT HEART CAN WISH OR LIFE EMPLOY

Author
S. HADATH.
Size
13 x 9 cm.
A BRIGHT AND HAPPY NEW YEAR below 3 peacock feathers, B lower right QV Fringed
A BRIGHT AND HAPPY NEW YEAR below 3 peacock feathers, B lower right
Set Title
GREETING Q.V. period, fringed, 2 panels glued back-to-back , Christmas & New Year
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters

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back:-WITH THE SEASONS GREETINGS below single peacock feather, B lower right
silver fringes

Size
12 x 8 cm.(plus fringes)
A BRIGHT NEW YEAR below 2 ducklings observing a large beetle QV Fringed
A BRIGHT NEW YEAR below 2 ducklings observing a large beetle
Set Title
GREETING Q.V. period, fringed, 2 panels glued back-to-back , Christmas & New Year
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters

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back:-A HAPPY NEW YEAR duckling swims right with leaf in bill
white fringes

Size
12.5 x 9 cm.(plus fringes)
A GARLAND OF LOVE'S SWEETEST FLOWERS ENCIRCLE ALL YOUR HAPPY HOURS. finch perched on hand, forget-me-nots right QV Fringed
A GARLAND OF LOVE'S SWEETEST FLOWERS ENCIRCLE ALL YOUR HAPPY HOURS. finch perched on hand, forget-me-nots right
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Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, 2 panels glued back to back, Christmas & New Year, birds, oversize
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters

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back:-SOFTLY WOULD I WHISPER, DEAR HAPPY CHRISTMAS, GLAD NEW YEAR finch perched on hand
white margins , pale yellow fringes

Size
8 x 12.8 cm.(plus fringes), oversize
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS CENTRAL INSET OF GULL DIVING OVER SEA, verse below:- NOTHING THAT THE BREEZES BRING NOTHING THAT THE BILLOWS BEAR IS SO LIGHT AS FANCEY'S WING RESTING ON REMEMBRANCE FAIR QV Fringed
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS CENTRAL INSET OF GULL DIVING OVER SEA, verse below:- NOTHING THAT THE BREEZES BRING NOTHING THAT THE BILLOWS BEAR IS SO LIGHT AS FANCEY'S WING RESTING ON REMEMBRANCE FAIR
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, 2 panels glued back to back, Christmas & New Year, birds, oversize
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RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters

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back:-central inset ducks flying right, reed left TO ITS ISLET, TO ITS CREEK TO ITS HOME THE BIRD WILL CRY TO ITS LIVED THE HEART WILL SPEAK OF THE THOUGHTS THAT IN IT LIE, AND THOUGH ALL THE REST BE BLEAK FIND IN THAT A SUMMER SKY.
white fringes

Author
EDEN HOOPER
Size
7.8 x 12.5 cm.(plus fringes), oversize
A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU English robin perched on fence, snowy field behind QV Fringed
A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU English robin perched on fence, snowy field behind
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, 2 panels glued back to back, Christmas & New Year, birds, oversize
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters

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back :-WISHING YOU A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2 English robins perched on snowy window sill
red fringes

Size
10 x 14 cm., (plus fringes) oversize
CHRISTMAS GREETINGS in gilt, moonlit scene, heron in marsh has caught a frog QV Fringed
CHRISTMAS GREETINGS in gilt, moonlit scene, heron in marsh has caught a frog
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, 2 panels glued back to back, Christmas & New Year, birds, oversize
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters

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back:- WITH THE SEASON"S GREETINGS, moonlit scene, 3 black crows perch in snowy tree
white fringes

Artist
RFMC (Robert Finlay McIntyre)
Size
9.5 x 12.5 cm.(plus fringes), oversize
TO EACH AND ALL A GLAD NEW YEAR blue bird of happiness flies left over rural fields QV Fringed
TO EACH AND ALL A GLAD NEW YEAR blue bird of happiness flies left over rural fields
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, 2 panels glued back to back, Christmas & New Year, birds, oversize
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters

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back :-WITH LOVING CHRISTMAS GREETINGS brown bird flies left, rural winter scene
gilt & white frame, silver fringes

Size
13.5 x 9.5 cm., (plus fringes) oversize
VERY HAPPY MAY IT BE CHRISTMAS TIME TO THINE AND THEE.orange tree with fruit, sun over ocean, tropical bird QV Fringed
VERY HAPPY MAY IT BE CHRISTMAS TIME TO THINE AND THEE.orange tree with fruit, sun over ocean, tropical bird
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Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, 2 panels glued back to back, Christmas & New Year, birds, oversize
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RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters

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back:-WISHING YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS bird perched in tree at water's edge, scant blossoms
orange fringes

Size
13.5 x 9 cm.(plus fringes), oversize
WISHING YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS 8 bluebirds of happiness fly down from left, snowy rural scene rural scene QV Fringed
WISHING YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS 8 bluebirds of happiness fly down from left, snowy rural scene rural scene
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, 2 panels glued back to back, Christmas & New Year, birds, oversize
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RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters

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blue & white narrow margins
back:-WITH GLAD TIDINGS 10 blue birds of happiness fly down from left, snowy rural scene
dark red fringes
inside both flaps Christmas verse-reference collection card flaps have been glued back to back
& damaged when separated

Size
12.6 x 10 cm.(plus fringes), oversize
WITH GLAD TIDINGS 10 bluebirds of happiness fly down from right, snowy rural scene rural scene, tree left QV Fringed
WITH GLAD TIDINGS 10 bluebirds of happiness fly down from right, snowy rural scene rural scene, tree left
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, 2 panels glued back to back, Christmas & New Year, birds, oversize
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RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters

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blue & white narrow margins
back:-WITH GLAD TIDINGS 7 blue birds of happiness fly down from right, tree right, snowy rural scene
dark red fringes

Size
13 x 8.5 cm.(plus fringes), oversize
WITH LOVING CHRISTMAS GREETINGS brown meadow-lark flies up right, distant rural scene QV Fringed
WITH LOVING CHRISTMAS GREETINGS brown meadow-lark flies up  right, distant rural scene
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, 2 panels glued back to back, Christmas & New Year, birds, oversize
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters

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gilt margins
back:-WITH LOVING CHRISTMAS GREETINGS brown bird of happiness flies left over wintry trees, building lower right
blue fringes

Size
12 x 10 cm.(plus fringes), oversize
SPRING above left woman with baby at breast, at base:-MAY CHRISTMAS DAY BE BRIGHT AND FAIR....BIRDS OF THE AIRr QV Fringed
SPRING above left  woman with baby at breast, at base:-MAY CHRISTMAS DAY BE BRIGHT AND FAIR....BIRDS OF THE AIRr
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Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, 2 panels glued back to back, Christmas & New Year, children, Oversize
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RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters

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back:-WINTER above left MAY ALL THY PATHS WITH JOY BE STREWN.....HAPPY CHRISTMASTIDE woman sits feeding birds on snowy ground
red fringes

Size
17 x 8.5 cm.(plus fringes), oversize
WISHING YOU A GLAD NEW YEAR girl in pink offers nut to white parrot on perch QV Fringed
WISHING YOU A GLAD NEW YEAR girl in pink offers nut to white parrot on perch
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, 2 panels glued back to back, Christmas & New Year, children, Oversize
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RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters

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back:- WISHING YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS girl in white dress stares at jackdaw perched on wall
blue fringes

Size
9 x 14 cm.(plus fringes), oversize.
A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS single red camelia QV Fringed
A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS single red camelia
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, fringed, 2 panels glued back to back, Christmas & New Year, floral
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RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, with or w/o LONDON -- with or w/o COPYRIGHT at base in small letters, some greetings are damaged with panels separating or missing

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back:-WITH THE BEST WISHES OF THE SEASON bird flies carrying daisy
red fringes

Size
8 x 5.3 cm.(plus fringes)
A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS above 3 white roses, silver background Y380-QV Fringed
A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS above 3 white roses, silver background
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, 2 panels glued back to back, Christmas & New Year, Numbered / Prefix, Oversize
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters, come with prefix, number or combination of prefix and series number

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WITH THE SEASONS GREETINGS HOPE AND COURAGE SHED REPOSE EVEN WHILE THE TEMPEST BLOWS .AND BOSOMS THAT E'ER MAKE THE BEST OF HUMAN ILLS, FIND MOST OF REST in inset bird on apple blossom
white fringes

Size
10 x 14 cm., (plus fringes) oversize
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS girl seated, boy on ground with tame rabits, rural background QV Fringed
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS  girl seated, boy on ground with tame rabits, rural background
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, 2 panels glued back to back, Christmas & New Year, people, oversize
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RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters

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back:- A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS 2 girls on parapet feed birds, rural background
white fringes

Artist
HJM intertwined, Helena J. Maguire
Size
9.5 x 13.5 cm.(plus fringes), oversize
EASTER JOYS BE THINE blackberry & butterflies QV Fringed
EASTER JOYS BE THINE blackberry & butterflies
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Greeting, Q.V. period, fringed, 2 panels glued back-to-back, Easter, Oversize, artist MB or BM intertwined
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RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- COPYRIGHT at base in small letters
cards come wih separation & back damage

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back panel I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE bird perched, butterflies, yew berries
gilt & black margins, white fringes PRIZE DESIGN at base in small letters

Artist
MB or BM intertwined
Size
13.7 x 12.(oversize)
GIVE ME BUT LOVE FOR LOVE below young couple standing watching pigeon QV Fringed
GIVE ME BUT LOVE FOR LOVE below young couple standing watching pigeon
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, fringed, 2 panels glued back-to-back, Valentine & love
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RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, COPYRIGHT in small print at base both front & back

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back:-TO MY LOVE WITH MY LOVE below young couple standing close on path by barley
grey fringes

Size
7 x 13.5 cm.(plus fringes)
WHO SHALL SEPARATE US FROM THE LOVE OF CHRIST? over ferns, bird's nest with eggs QV Fringed
WHO SHALL SEPARATE US FROM THE LOVE OF CHRIST? over ferns, bird's nest with eggs
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, fringed, 4 panels glued back-to-back & folded, tassel to open, Easter, Various, Oversize
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, COPYRIGHT in small print at base of some panels

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second panel (inner left) & third panel (inner right) designed stylised flowers & flying birds
fourth panel, back IN CHRIST SHALL ALL BE MADE ALIVE apple blossom round nest of eggs, butterfly flies
black background, pale yellow fringes & tassel

Size
10.0 x 10.0 cm. (plus fringes), oversize
WITH THE SENDERS FOND LOVE white dove brings greeting over pink wild roses QV Fringed
WITH THE SENDERS FOND LOVE white dove brings greeting over pink wild roses
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, 4 panels glued back to back & folded, Valentine & love, Various
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RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, LONDON -- at base in small letters

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second panel WITH LOVING GREETING, perched swallow, forget-me-nots
third panel WITH AFFECTIONATE REGARDS:- flying white dove brings greeting over pink wild roses
fourth panel WITH AFFECTIONATE REGARDS:- perched white dove brings greeting over red wild roses
3 golden fringes

Size
10.5 x 7 cm.(plus fringes)
no front title, cloth covered QV Fringed
no front title, cloth covered
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, panels glued back to back & folded, tassel to open, cloth covered, oversize
Set Comment

RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, COPYRIGHT in small print at base of some panels

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front cloth backing & pale yellow fringes & green tassel
second panel (inner left)WITH GOOD WISHES AND KIND THOUGHTS verse below:-WHAT KINDLY THOUGHTS WING IN THEIR WAY FROM HEART TO HEART ON CHRISTMAS DAY...... bluebells left
third panel (inner right) A GLAD NEW YEAR verse yellow centered white daisies
fourth panel:-WITH GOOD WISHES AND KIND THOUGHTS.....verse...blue anemones.

Size
9 x 12.5 cm.
MAY MERRY JOYS ATTEND YOUR CHISTMASTIDE in silver below robin & 3 blue-tits perched on monument 1444-QV Fringed
MAY MERRY JOYS ATTEND YOUR CHISTMASTIDE in silver below robin & 3 blue-tits perched on monument
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. period, fringed, single panel, Christmas & New Year, various
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RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS, COPYRIGHT in small print at base both front & back, numbered

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back:- 8 lines of verse YES AND YES IT IS THE VERY TIME WHEN CARDS ARE PLENTIFUL....IS FONDLIER WISHED TO DAY
deep red fringes

Artist
SAMUEL K. COWAN
Size
15.5 x 9.7 cm. plus fringes, oversized
A HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU, spray of white apple blossom above QV RAFOLITH
A HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU, spray of white apple blossom above
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V, RAFOLITH, Birthday floral
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY --with or w/o COPYRIGHT

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die-cut single sheet, double fold, oblong,two flaps, no serrations
inside centre:-SUMMER, AND SWEETNESS,AND LIGHT--ALL THAT IS PLEASANT AND BRIGHT IN YOUR LIFE'S PATHWAY BE FOUND, ALL THAT IS TRULY OF WORTH. FRIENDSHIP THAT BRIGHTENS THE EARTH, LOVE THAT BLOOMS ALL THE YEAR ROUND
blossom on back of right flap
inside left flap:- two small birds on barley
inside right flap:- small bird flies over a bird on branch

Author
E.N.
Size
6.2 x 8.7 cm.
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU four blue-birds on branch with pale blue blossom, all above a pond with purple iris QV RAFOLITH
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU four blue-birds on branch with pale blue blossom, all above a pond with purple iris
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, blue-tits (blue-birds of happiness)
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY --with or w/o COPYRIGHT

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die-cut single sheet, 3 folds,ARTISTIC SERIES
inside centre:-HEAR THE FOND WISH THAT MY HEART KEEPS REPEATING, MANY YOUR JOYS AND YOUR SORROWS BE FEW. FRIENDS BE AS WARM AND SINCERE AS MY GREETING CHRISTMAS BE BEST OF ALL SEASONS TO YOU
outside centre:-A RIGHT DOWN HAPPY CHRISTMAS WITH ALL MY HEART I SAY, MAY ALL GOOD THINGS THE SEASON BRINGS BE YOURS THIS CHRISTMAS DAY
designs & verse on other flaps

single sheet, triple fold, pond view extends over 3 panels
middle panel outside;- A RIGHT-DOWN HAPPY CHRISTMAS WITH ALL MY HEART TO SAY, MAY ALL GOOD THINGS THE SEASON BRINGS BE YOURS THIS CHRISTMAS DAY
;-

inside centre:-LOVING WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS --FROM
or SINCERE WISHES FOR HAPPY CHRISTMAS

Author
M.R. JARVIS
Size
10.8 x 7.3 cm.
A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU in gilt, 3 bluebirds of happiness perched on branch among white blossom QV RAFOLITH
A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU in gilt, 3 bluebirds of happiness  perched on branch among white blossom
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, blue-tits (blue-birds of happiness)
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY --with or w/o COPYRIGHT

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die-cut single sheet, double fold
inside right top:-FAIR DREAMS.
below:-THE LIFE-LOT THAT I WISH YOU SEEMS WOVEN OF GOLDEN DAYS AND DREAMS, AND THE BEST WISH THAT I WISH YOU SEEMS WOVEN OF GOLDEN DAYS AND DREAMS, AND THE BEST WISH I WISH FOR YOU IS MAY THE FAIR DREAMS ALL COME TRUE

Author
E.N.
Size
8 x 8.4 cm.
GOOD WISHES in blue, four blue-birds above garlands of yelllow forget-me-nots QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES in blue, four blue-birds above garlands of yelllow forget-me-nots
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, blue-tits (blue-birds of happiness)
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY --with or w/o COPYRIGHT

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die-cut single sheet, one fold, serrated edges
inside back:-A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- AS CHRISTMAS COMES AND CHRISTMAS GOES, MAY YEARS OF SUNNY WEATHER, IN WHICH BRIGHT HOPES MAY SPRING AND GROW. UNITE THEM ALL TOGETHER
front title & images come with different inside greetings

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
8 x 11.7 cm.
GOOD WISHES in blue, four blue-birds above garlands of yelllow forget-me-nots QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES in blue, four blue-birds above garlands of yelllow forget-me-nots
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, blue-tits (blue-birds of happiness)
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY --with or w/o COPYRIGHT

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die-cut single sheet, one fold, serrated edges
inside back top:-HEARTY WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- 'TIS CHRISTMAS- TIDE KEEPS THE LINK OF MEM'RYS CHAIN, AND BY ITS SPELL UNITES ALL BROKEN LINKS AGAIN.
front title & images come with different inside greetings

Author
ELLIS WALTON
Size
8 x 11.7 cm.
GOOD WISHES in gilt below two blue-birds, garlands of blue forget-me-nots, another bird below QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES in gilt  below two blue-birds, garlands of blue forget-me-nots, another bird below
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, blue-tits (blue-birds of happiness)
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY --with or w/o COPYRIGHT

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die-cutsingle sheet, 2 folds, serrated edges
inside centre:-LOVING WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM
same image & front title come with different greetings inside

Size
5.8 x 9.8 cm.
GOOD WISHES in gilt below two blue-birds, garlands of blue forget-me-nots, another bird below QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES in gilt  below two blue-birds, garlands of blue forget-me-nots, another bird below
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, blue-tits (blue-birds of happiness)
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY --with or w/o COPYRIGHT

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die-cut single sheet, 2 folds, serrated edges
inside centre:-SINCERE WISHES FOR HAPPY CHRISTMAS
same image & front title come with different greetings inside

Size
5.7 x 10 cm.
GREETINGS in gilt many blue-birds above garlands of blue forget-me-nots QV RAFOLITH
GREETINGS in gilt many blue-birds above garlands of blue forget-me-nots
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, blue-tits (blue-birds of happiness)
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY --with or w/o COPYRIGHT

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die-cut single sheet, one fold, serrated edges
inside right:-HEARTY WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- 'TIS CHRISTMAS-TIDE KEEPS BRIGHT THE LINKS OF MEM'RYS CHAIN, AND BY ITS SPELL UNITES ALL BROKEN LINKS AGAIN

Author
ELIZ WALTON
Size
8 x 11 cm.
LOVING GREETING in gilt -- CHRISTMAS very many silvery blue-birds on a barred gate QV RAFOLITH
LOVING GREETING in gilt -- CHRISTMAS very many silvery blue-birds on a barred gate
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, blue-tits (blue-birds of happiness)
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY --with or w/o COPYRIGHT

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die-cut single sheet, 4 folds with 3 narrow folded borders, large perforated front
inside right:-THE HOLY TIME IS HERE AGAIN WHEN THOUGHT AND WISH ARE FAIR TO DWELL AMIDST OUR NEAR AND DEAR. AND DRAW THEM CLOSE AGAIN.

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
5.8 x 9.8 cm.
no front title, 4 stylised gilt blue-birds on a tree, new-moon shaped split separates left & right flaps QV RAFOLITH
no front title, 4 stylised gilt blue-birds on a tree, new-moon shaped split separates left & right flaps
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, blue-tits (blue-birds of happiness)
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY --with or w/o COPYRIGHT

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die-cut single sheet, 2 folds giving left & right flaps, some serrated edges
inside centre top:-A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU
below:- HERE'S A FRIENDLY HAND AND KIND WITHIN THE HEARTY GRIP YOU'LL FIND --ALL THE KIND WISHES I WOULD SAY -- COULD I BUT HOLD YOUR HAND TO-DAY.

Author
B.S.
Size
8.8 x 7 cm.
no front title, two stylised gilt blue-birds perched on a snowy tree QV RAFOLITH
no front title, two stylised gilt blue-birds perched on a snowy tree
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, blue-tits (blue-birds of happiness)
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY --with or w/o COPYRIGHT

Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, 3 folds to give narrow left & right flaps
inside centre top:- A HAPPY YULETIDE
below:- THE SPACE MAY STRETCH BETWEEN OUR HEARTS AND HANDS. YULE'S SPELLS UPON US FALL, AND THUS UNITE US ALL.

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
5.7 x 9.8 cm.
TO GREET YOU on green plaque, 4 blue-birds above, garlands & horse-shoe of blue forget-me-nots, GOOD LUCK below QV RAFOLITH
TO GREET YOU on green plaque, 4 blue-birds above, garlands & horse-shoe of blue forget-me-nots, GOOD LUCK below
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, blue-tits (blue-birds of happiness)
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY --with or w/o COPYRIGHT

Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, two folds, perforated, serrated edges, embossed
inside centre:-A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS
LIGHT HEARTS, GAY SMILES, WARM GREETINGS ARE THE CHEERIEST THINGS I KNOW--MAY THEY ADORN YOUR CHRISTMAS WHILE THE GLAD HOURS COME AND GO

Author
ELIZ WALTON
Size
8.2 x 11.4 cm.
WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS below four blue-birds among blossom QV RAFOLITH
WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS below four blue-birds among blossom
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, blue-tits (blue-birds of happiness)
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY --with or w/o COPYRIGHT

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die-cut single sheet, one fold -- back::- blue-tit on branch
inside right:- A GREETING FROM ME - THE BRANCHES THAT DANCE IN THE BREEZE THE MILLION WAVES OF THE SEA, THE BIRDS THAT SING SWEET IN THE TREES MAY ALL TAKE A GREETING FROM ME AS SWEET AS THE WORLD IS TO THESE MAY THY LIFE I PRAY BE TO THEE

Author
E.N.
Size
9.8 x 12.8 cm.
YOUR HEARTS DESIRES BE WITH YOU in gilt, six blue-birds above & garlands of yellow flowerslower right QV RAFOLITH
YOUR HEARTS DESIRES BE WITH YOU in gilt, six blue-birds above & garlands of yellow flowerslower right
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, blue-tits (blue-birds of happiness)
Set Comment

back:-logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY --with or w/o COPYRIGHT

Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, 2 folds, serrated edges
inside centre:-HEARTY WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS --JUST AS OF OLD IT COMES, THE MERRY, HEARTSOME DAY, LIKE SUNSHINE TO OUR HOMES, WITH HAPPY FACES GAY, JUST AS OF OLD IT BRINGS MY CARD, ASSURING YOU OF WARM REGARD
used in 1898

Author
SHAKESPEARE, H.M.BURNSIDE
Size
7.5 x 12 cm.
JUST A WISH FOR YOU 2 small robins perch above rural inset (tree behind pond) angel below QV RAFOLITH
JUST A WISH FOR YOU 2 small robins perch above rural inset (tree behind pond) angel below
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, Robins
Set Comment

back:- logo over TRADE MARK -- with or without PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY -- COPYRIGHT

Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, serrated edges on 3 sides, perforations, embossing
inside right top:- GLAD GREETINGS FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:-FOR HEALTH AND FOR INNOCENT PLEASURE, FOR HAPPINESS GOOD TO RECALL, MAY THIS BE TO YOU BEYOND MEASURE THE VERY BEST CHRISTMAS OF ALL
stylised flowers inside
same image & front title come with different greetings inside

Author
M.R. JARVIS
Size
8.3 x 11 cm.
JUST A WISH FOR YOU 2 small robins perch above rural inset (tree behind pond) angel below QV RAFOLITH
JUST A WISH FOR YOU 2 small robins perch above rural inset (tree behind pond) angel below
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, Robins
Set Comment

back:- logo over TRADE MARK -- with or without PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY -- COPYRIGHT

Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, serrated edges on 3 sides, perforations, embossing
inside right top:- WITH BEST WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS
below:-THE BRIGHTEST, HAPPIEST CHRISTMAS DAY, THAT EVER YOU SPENT, BE YOURS
stylised flowers inside
same image & front title come with different greetings inside
used in 1918

Size
8.3 x 11 cm
no front title, 2 robins & bluebird perch left, sparse snowdrops on centre & right panels, rural view with church back QV RAFOLITH
no front title, 2 robins & bluebird perch left, sparse snowdrops on centre & right panels, rural view with church back
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, Robins
Set Comment

back:- logo over TRADE MARK -- with or without PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY -- COPYRIGHT

Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, triple fold, oblong
inside centre:- WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- FROM
inside right below view:- HEALTH, HAPPINESS, PROSPERITY

Size
8 x 9.5 cm.
no front title 3 robins perch left, mistletoe on centre & right panels, rural view with windmill right QV RAFOLITH
no front title 3 robins perch left, mistletoe on centre & right panels, rural view with windmill right
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, Robins
Set Comment

back:- logo over TRADE MARK -- with or without PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY -- COPYRIGHT

Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, triple fold, oblong
inside centre:- WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- FROM
inside right below view:- HEALTH, HAPPINESS, PROSPERITY

Size
8 x 9.5 cm.
no front title, many tiny robins perch on pink wild rose in front of rural scene with distant windmill, glittered horseshoe QV RAFOLITH
no front title, many tiny robins perch on pink wild rose in front of rural scene with distant windmill, glittered horseshoe
Set Title
Greeting, Q.V. RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Birds, Robins
Set Comment

back:- logo over TRADE MARK -- with or without PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN --
RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY -- COPYRIGHT

Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, many perforations
inside centre:- HEARTY GREETING AND ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- FROM
inside below:- four gilt bells

Size
10.3 x 8.3 cm.
no front title, male chaffinch above 2 females eating seeds of purple flower 323-QEII England
no front title, male chaffinch above 2 females eating seeds of purple flower
Set Title
Greeting, series & groups: ANGLO ART SERIES, THE QUEEN, QEII period, Birthday
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD --BY APPOINTMENT TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN, FINE ART PUBLISHERS, COPYRIGHT PRINTED IN ENGLAND
sold in single glassine covers with sheet " THE WORDING INSIDE THIS CARD IS......:-" Bottom right number on inserted slip corresponds to bottom left number on cards. Prefix on slip notes corresponding greeting type, but is not present on cards

Item Comment

oblong single sheet, single folded
inside right:- GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY
number at base of back 323T/7T288

Size
9 x 14 cm.
HOPE LEAD YOU....peacock on wall above pink roses, evening scene KGV UK
HOPE LEAD YOU....peacock on wall above pink roses, evening scene
Set Title
Greeting, series & groups, COLOR ETCHING, G.V. period, Birthday, Oversize
Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- PUBLISHERS TO THE KING AND QUEEN PRODUCED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM COPYRIGHT LONDON.

Item Comment

verse from front:-HOPE LEAD YOU BY ALL PLEASANT WAYS TO THE FAIR LAND OF HAPPY DAYS
oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folded
inside right top:-A HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND MANY A HAPPY DAY TO FOLLOW
below:-I WISH THE BEST THAT THIS LIFE CAN GIVE WHER'ERE YOU REST OR ROAM --I WISH YOU A MERRY AND CHEERFUL HEART TO MAKE LIGHT OF CARE, SHOULD IT COME, EACH CHANCE AND CHANGE BY DAME FORTUNE SENT BE LIT BY THE SUNSHINE OF SWEET CONTENT.
used in 1921

Artist
M. MORRIS
Size
11.3 x 16.2 cm. oversize
A SONG AND A WISH in gilt, 3 oblong panels of green holly left, 3 birds above 3 gilt holly stems IMPRESSED KED&QA
A SONG AND A WISH in gilt, 3 oblong panels of green holly left, 3 birds above 3 gilt holly stems
Set Title
Greeting, series & groups, Impressed, KING & QUEEN ALEXANDRA, Christmas & New Year
Set Comment

Tuck logo, info. & Royal attribution impressed, not printed on back of card
Tuck logo beside RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- PUBLISHED BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN ALEXANDRA -- TRADEMARK

Item Comment

single fold, gilt embossed
inside right: CHRISTMAS CHIMES AWAKEN MEMORIES SWEET WITHIN OUR HEARTS, AND THUS OUR THOUGHTS UNITE
personalized inscription below
date used: 1903

Size
8.1 x 10 cm.
BEST WISHES opt. in green, seven blue-tits on branch with pink flowers IMPRESSED KED&QA
BEST WISHES opt. in green, seven blue-tits on branch with pink flowers
Set Title
Greeting, series & groups, Impressed, KING & QUEEN ALEXANDRA, Christmas & New Year
Set Comment

Tuck logo, info. & Royal attribution impressed, not printed on back of card
Tuck logo beside RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- PUBLISHED BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN ALEXANDRA -- TRADEMARK

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single folds, cover & inner sheet secured by ribbon, scalloped edges, shades of grey/black
inner sheet left: A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU -- FROM
inner sheet right: THOUGH ART PRECIOUS, THEREFORE FEAR NOT, PRECIOUS UNTO ME! I HAVE MADE THESE FOR MY GLORY, I HAVE LOVE'D THEE
same image comes as coloured Tuck postcard 7484 C

Artist
Jessie Hall (see postcard set 7484c)
Size
12.7 x 7 cm.
REMEMBRANCE in light blue above inset of 8 birds on wintry branches IMPRESSED KED&QA
REMEMBRANCE in light blue above inset of 8 birds on wintry branches
Set Title
Greeting, series & groups, Impressed, KING & QUEEN ALEXANDRA, Christmas & New Year
Set Comment

Tuck logo, info. & Royal attribution impressed, not printed on back of card
Tuck logo beside RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- PUBLISHED BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN ALEXANDRA -- TRADEMARK

Item Comment

single sheet, single fold, partially serrated edges
inside right: SINCERE GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS with verse below THE TREES ARE BARE, THE SKIES ARE GREY, BUT 'NEATH THE SEASON'S SUNNY CHARM .... WISHES WARM
same image comes as Tuck postcard THE BIRDS GREAT NATURE'S HAPPY COMMONERS in set 9169 BIRDS AND BLOSSOMS

Artist
Jessie Hall (see postcard set 9169)
WITH LOVE opt. in green, 2 birds on triangular front flap, cat exposed upper right, shades of grey IMPRESSED KED&QA
WITH LOVE opt. in green, 2 birds on triangular front flap, cat exposed upper right, shades of grey
Set Title
Greeting, series & groups, Impressed, KING & QUEEN ALEXANDRA, Christmas & New Year
Set Comment

Tuck logo, info. & Royal attribution impressed, not printed on back of card
Tuck logo beside RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- PUBLISHED BY APPOINTMENT TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN ALEXANDRA -- TRADEMARK

Item Comment

single fold, front flap folded diagonally, deckle edged
inside left: WITH MERRY CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
inside right: "GOOD MORROW," THIS HAS COME TO SAY, "A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS DAY."

Artist
LOUIS WAIN
Size
7.8 x 10.1 cm.