Items in Category Chickens

hen and chicks entering water (no title) C 18
hen and chicks entering water (no title)
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calendar boards
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an accumulation of boards that have lost their calendars and thus are not identified by year dates, many have had the numbers torn off or were printed without any

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calendar is missing

AN EGG-CELLENT TIME -- chicken on bed of hay faces right ATUCKCARD
AN EGG-CELLENT TIME -- chicken on bed of hay faces right
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Greeting, A TUCK CARD, KGVI period, Birthday, Animals, Pop-up
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Tuck logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY, with or w/o LONDON ; NEW YORK -- COPYRIGHT (with or w/o) LONDON -- PRINTED (or MADE) IN ENGLAND bottom centre
A TUCK CARD bottom right

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asymmetric quarter fold, irregular die-cut creates fold-down/ pop-up effect
inside right: -- IS WHAT I WISH YOU ON YOUR BIRTHDAY!
pop-up effect lifts chickens neck & head
date used: April 23, 1946

WISHING YOU AN EGG-CELLENT TIME ON YOUR BIRTHDAY dressed bear places chicken on roost ATUCKCARD
WISHING YOU AN EGG-CELLENT TIME ON YOUR BIRTHDAY  dressed bear places chicken on roost
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Greeting, A TUCK CARD, KGVI period, Birthday, Animals, Pop-up
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Tuck logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY, with or w/o LONDON ; NEW YORK -- COPYRIGHT (with or w/o) LONDON -- PRINTED (or MADE) IN ENGLAND bottom centre
A TUCK CARD bottom right

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asymmetric quarter fold, irregular die-cut creates fold-down/ pop-up effect, blue back
no inner inscription
inside: pop-up effect lifts chicken to reveal egg

I'D BE HO(A)RSE .. horse faces right with head lowered to tree stump, duck, mule & chicken behind ATUCKCARD
I'D BE HO(A)RSE .. horse faces right with head lowered to tree stump, duck, mule & chicken behind
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Greeting, A TUCK CARD, KGVI period, Birthday, Animals, Pop-up: artist, L.R.B.
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asymmetric quarter fold, irregular die-cut creates pop-up effect
Tuck logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY
COPYRIGHT, LONDON -- PRINTED IN ENGLAND
A TUCK CARD bottom right

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inside right: ... IF I TOLD YOU HALF THE GOOD THINGS I WISH YOU ON YOUR BIRTHDAY!
pop-up effect lifts horses head to reveal yellow duck on tree stump
same image comes: A TUCK CARD, Christmas & New Year

YOU'RE TWO TO-DAY! dressed hen pushes 2 chicks in stroller left, large orange 2 ATUCKCARD
YOU'RE TWO TO-DAY! dressed hen pushes 2 chicks in stroller left,  large orange 2
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Greeting, A TUCK CARD, KGVI period, Birthday, Animals, Pop-up (set: YOU'RE/ age number TO-DAY! die-cut top edge)
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single fold, irregular die-cut creates fold-down/ pop-up effect
Tuck logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY -- LONDON ; NEW YORK -- COPYRIGHT -- MADE IN ENGLAND bottom left
A TUCK CARD bottom right

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back: TWO CHICKIES IN A PRAM! ... FOR HAPPINESS YOUR WHOLE LIFE THROUGH!

ALL 'DRESSED UP' TO WISH YOU - A HAPPY BIRTHDAY! dressed hen faces right, wearing blue coat, black hat and checkered bottoms ATUCKCARD
ALL 'DRESSED UP' TO WISH YOU - A HAPPY BIRTHDAY! dressed hen faces right, wearing blue coat, black hat and checkered bottoms
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Greeting, A TUCK CARD, KGVI period, Birthday, Animals (set: anthropomorphic, 3 narrow red margins)
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single fold
TUCK logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING & QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY -- LONDON ; NEW YORK -- COPYRIGHT -- MADE IN ENGLAND
A TUCK CARD bottom right

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inside right: LISTEN TO MY LAY! ON THIS HAPPY DAY!

A HAPPY BIRTHDAY! 4 hatted hens, seated & socializing ATUCKCARD
A HAPPY BIRTHDAY! 4 hatted hens, seated & socializing
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Greeting, A TUCK CARD, KGVI period, Birthday, Animals (set: anthropomorphic, comic, wavy margins)
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single fold, variously coloured margins
Tuck logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY -- LONDON ; NEW YORK ; TORONTO -- COPYRIGHT, MADE IN ENGLAND
A TUCK CARD bottom right

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front:- WE WORK OR WANT! IT'S MOST ESSENTIAL - TO WISH YOU A HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
inside right:- ALL KIND THOUGHTS AND GOOD WISHES TO YOU ON YOUR BIRTHDAY
date used: 1948

YOUR BIRTHDAY!! rooster leans on lampost next to 2 hens and a chick ATUCKCARD
YOUR BIRTHDAY!!  rooster leans on lampost next to 2 hens and a chick
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Greeting, A TUCK CARD, KGVI period, Birthday, Animals (set: anthropomorphic, comic, wavy margins)
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single fold, variously coloured margins
Tuck logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY -- LONDON ; NEW YORK ; TORONTO -- COPYRIGHT, MADE IN ENGLAND
A TUCK CARD bottom right

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front:-WE'VE NO TIME FOR 'SPIVS' OF COURSE- BUT I'VE ALWAYS TIME TO SEND GOOD WISHES FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY!! one hen to another: 'A SPIV MY DEAR!'
inside right:- TO GREET YOU ON YOUR BIRTHDAY AND WISH YOU MANY HAPPY RETURNS

SINCERE GREETINGS 3 chickens front, thatched cottage behind stone wall with open gate, trees ATUCKCARD
SINCERE GREETINGS 3 chickens front, thatched cottage behind stone wall with open gate, trees
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Greeting, A TUCK CARD, KGVI period, Birthday, gabled buildings: artist, E.M. (set: no borders)
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single fold, ink sketch style
Tuck logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY -- LONDON ; NEW YORK ; TORONTO -- COPYRIGHT, MADE IN ENGLAND
A TUCK CARD bottom right

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inside right: A BIRTHDAY WISH THAT EACH NEW DAY FOR YOU MAY BE BRIGHT AND FAIR ... EVERYWHERE!

HOPE TO SEE YOU OUT SOON close-up view: hen's head & egg ATUCKCARD
HOPE TO SEE YOU OUT SOON close-up view: hen's head & egg
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Greeting, A TUCK CARD, KGVI period, Get Well Soon
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Tuck logo above FINE ART PUBLISHERS TO THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY -- COPYRIGHT, LONDON -- PRINTED IN ENGLAND

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double fold with die cut front flaps, blue back

IF HORSESHOES REALLY BRING GOOD LUCK horse in perforated window YOU OUGHT TO GET YOUR SHARE rooster & hen below HALLMARK
IF HORSESHOES REALLY BRING GOOD LUCK horse in perforated window YOU OUGHT TO GET YOUR SHARE rooster & hen below
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Greeting, HALLMARK, KGVI period, Birthday
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Tuck logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY -- LONDON AND NORTHAMPTON ;CHICAGO (or not) ; TORONTO -- MADE IN ENGLAND -- COPYRIGHT
A HALLMARK CARD bottom right

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quarter fold, perforated window front, gilt horseshoe applique
inside: BECAUSE THIS BRINGS THE WHOLE DARNED HORSE WITH FOUR SHOES AND A SPARE! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, gilt horseshoe applique

HAPPY BIRTHDAY FROM ALL OF US rooster with gavel left of chicks, puppy & chicken, inset reads OUR BETTER POLITICIANS ... HALLMARK
HAPPY BIRTHDAY FROM ALL OF US rooster with gavel left of chicks, puppy & chicken, inset reads OUR BETTER POLITICIANS ...
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Greeting, HALLMARK, (Late KGVI & Late QM), Birthday, Oversize
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Tuck logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO THE LATE KING GEORGE VI -- THE LATE QUEEN MARY -- H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER
A HALLMARK CARD (inside crown or not) bottom (centre or right) with MADE IN ENGLAND -- COPYRIGHT BELOW

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single sheet folded to quarters, paper wheel insert turns
front inscription cont'd: OUR BETTER POLITICIANS AND PUBLIC MEN OF NOTE ARE RAISED TO THEIR POSITIONS BY MEANS OF POPULAR VOTE
inside left:SO ALL OF US SELECTED THIS SPECIAL DATE TO SAY THAT YOU HAVE BEEN ELECTED TO HAVE A HAPPY DAY!

EGGS MAY BE SCARCE....dressed chicken talks A TISKET A TASKET I'VE ONE EGG IN MY BASKET! KGVI England
EGGS MAY BE SCARCE....dressed chicken talks A TISKET A TASKET I'VE ONE EGG IN MY BASKET!
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Greeting, KGVI period, Birthday, artist: BEATRICE MALLET
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logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD --ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY COPYRIGHT LONDON PRINTED IN ENGLAND.

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message from front:-EGGS MAY BE SCARCE -in red, BUT THERE'S NO END TO MY GOOD WISHES FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY
oblong single sheet once folded,
inside right:-THIS IS THE BURDEN OF MY LAY MY BIRTHDAY MESSAGE TO YOU -- MAY YOU HAVE AN ECCCELLEDNT TIME TO-DAY AND BE IN FINE FEATHER TOO!

A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU, hen teaches her chicks to read from alphabet book QV Bavaria
A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU, hen teaches her chicks to read from alphabet book
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Greeting, Queen Victoria, Made in Bavaria, Christmas & New Year, Fantasy
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logo over TRADE MARK --BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT-- PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA, with or without COPYRIGHT, ARTISTIC SERIES

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die-cut single sheet, single fold to give left & right flaps, embossed
inside right :- JUST SEVEN LETTERS THIS POOR HEN IS TEACHING HER YOUNG CHICKS TO SAY! BUT MAY THE FIRST FOUR LETTERS MEAN FOR YOU "A BLISSFUL, CHRISTMAS DAY" AND "EVERY FUNNY GAME AS WELL", MAY EFG AT CHRISTMAS SPELL!
used in 1902

WITH BEST CHRISTMAS WISHES woman feeds chickens in front of rural farmhouse, winter scene QV Fringed
WITH BEST CHRISTMAS WISHES woman feeds chickens in front of rural farmhouse, winter scene
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Greeting, Q.V. period, Fringed, damaged or missing backs, Christmas & New Year
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RAPHAEL TUCK on front lower margin or logo & information on back
back panel damaged or missing

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white fringes

JUST OUT TO GREET YOU(illuminated) below girl standing watching hen with 7 newly hatched chicks KED&KGV Saxony
JUST OUT TO GREET YOU(illuminated) below girl standing watching hen with 7 newly hatched chicks
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Greeting THE KING AND QUEEN (Ed VII & G.V. period ), Made in Saxony, Christmas & New Year, children, artist: Ivy M. James
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logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON, PARIS, BERLIN, NEW YORK; -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN SAXONY

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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, folded once, embossed, 3 narrow blue margins
inside left:-MAY CHRISTMAS BRING YOU EVERYTHING YOU WISH FOR FROM
right:-WITH FUN AND FROLIC ROUND YOU AND LOVING FACES NEAR, MAT CHRISTMAS PROVE THE BRIGHTEST AND BEST DAY OF THE YEAR AND MANY LONGED FOR PLEASURES AND GREETINGS KIND AND BRIGHT AND MANY MERRY MEETINGS ENTRANCE YOU WITH DELIGHT.

COCKFIGHT 1994
COCKFIGHT
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scrap-numbered and marked as Tuck but not labelled as gigantic or giant relief
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printed RTS easel trademark with title, number and trademark printed in red, probably an individually numbered series