SET: Greeting, Queen Victoria, RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Floral, Chrysanthemums

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back:- logo over TRADE MARK -- 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

Items in Set

CHRISTMAS GREETING below yellow chrysanthemums on heavily perforated front
QV RAFOLITH
CHRISTMAS GREETING below yellow chrysanthemums on heavily perforated front
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die-cut single sheet, double fold, scalloped edges, flowers on narrow right flap
inside right top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT, WITH MANY MORE I N STORE, AND MAY EACH SEASON BRING TO LIGHT SOME JOY UNKNOWN BEFORE.
same design but different greetings
used 1896

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GREETING in silver left top, yellow & bronze chrysanthemums with silver stalks, heavy embossing, perforated front
QV RAFOLITH
GREETING in silver left top, yellow & bronze chrysanthemums with silver stalks, heavy embossing, perforated front
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die-cut single sheet, single fold, lightly serrated & scalloped edges
inside right:- WITH BEST WISHES FOR A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR

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HEARTY GREETING in gilt below pink & white chrysanthemums on heavily perforated front flaps
QV RAFOLITH
HEARTY GREETING in gilt below pink & white chrysanthemums on heavily perforated front flaps
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die-cut single sheet, double fold, scalloped edges, embossed & glittered
inside centre top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:- OF ALL THE DAYS OF ALL THE YEAR MAY THIS. YOUR CHRISTMAS, BE FOR HEALTH AND ZEST, THE VERY BEST THAT EVER DAWNED ON THEE

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HEARTY GREETING on left flap, bronze chrysanthemums, design right above A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
QV RAFOLITH
HEARTY GREETING on left flap, bronze chrysanthemums, design right above A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
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die-cut single sheet, single fold
inside left:-rural inset with shepherd & sheep
inside right:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU (visible from front)
same design comes with different flower colour & greeting

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HEARTY GREETING on left flap, pale purple chrysanthemums, design right above A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU
QV RAFOLITH
HEARTY GREETING on left flap, pale purple chrysanthemums, design right above A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU
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die-cut single sheet, single fold
inside left:-rural inset with shepherd & sheep
inside right:- A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU
same design but different flower colour & greeting

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HEARTY GREETINGS lower left, bronze chrysanthemums around perforated bell design
QV RAFOLITH
HEARTY GREETINGS lower left, bronze chrysanthemums around perforated bell design
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die-cut single thick sheet, single fold
inside right top:- A HAPPY NEW YEAR
below:- PLEASURES GREAT YOU, GLADNESS MEET YOU IN THE COMING YEAR, WHILE YOURE GAINING, AND RETAINING ALL YOU HEART HOLDS DEAR.

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no front title, chrysanthemums & daisies in vertical perforated columns on each flap,
QV RAFOLITH
no front title, chrysanthemums & daisies in vertical perforated columns on each flap,
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die-cut single sheet, four folds which fold out to give double flaps on each side of centre sheet
inside centre :- WITH WARMEST GREETINGS AND BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
small birds on flaps
used in 1893

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no front title, purple & white chrysanthemums on side & top flap
QV RAFOLITH
no front title, purple & white chrysanthemums on side & top flap
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die-cut single sheet, double fold. irregular edges
inside top:-A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:- A HEARTY WISH I SEND YOU -- GOOD FORTUNE AYE BEFRIEND YOU -- NOR CHRISTMAS PEACE AND GLADNESS CEASE FOR EVER TO ATTEND YOU

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WITH ALL GOOD WISHES below yellow chrysanthemums on heavily perforated front
QV RAFOLITH
WITH ALL GOOD WISHES below yellow chrysanthemums on heavily perforated front
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die-cut single sheet, double fold, scalloped edges, flowers on narrow right flap
inside right top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:- NO EMPTY WISH TO YOU I'VE SENT, NO GIFT OF POET'S ART; A SIMPLE WISH THAT'S TRULY MEANT, A GREETING FROM MY HEART.
same design comes with different greetings

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