SET: Greeting, Queen Victoria period, RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Children, Old style dress

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back:- logo over TRADE MARK -- with or w/o 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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A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU seen through perforation, boy in Japanese attire sits on slanting log facing right & down holding hat
QV RAFOLITH
A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU seen through perforation, boy in Japanese attire sits on slanting log facing right & down holding hat
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single fold, serrated, glittered, large perforation
right back:-THE JOYOUS TIME, WHEN PLEASURES POUR PROFUSELY ROUND

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A HAPPY TIME girl in clock-face partially seen through perforation
QV RAFOLITH
A HAPPY TIME girl in clock-face partially seen through perforation
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die-cut single fold, serrated, many perforations
inside left:-"RING ON SWEET CHIMES"
right:- A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU under holly border

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A MERRIE CHRISTMAS on right flap, boy in old style dress blows horn
QV RAFOLITH
A MERRIE CHRISTMAS on right flap, boy in old style dress blows horn
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single sheet, double fold to left & right flaps serrated edges
inside centre:- HARK! JOINING IN CHORUS THE HEAVENS BEND O'ER US - THE DARK NIGHT IS ENDING - AND DAWN HAS BEGUN.

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A MERRIE CHRISTMAS TO YOU seen through perforation, boy in Japanese attire sits on slanting log facing right & down holding hat
QV RAFOLITH
A MERRIE CHRISTMAS TO YOU seen through perforation, boy in Japanese attire sits on slanting log facing right & down holding hat
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die-cut single fold, serrated, glittered, large perforation
right back:-GOD REST YOU MERRIE GENTLEMEN, LET NOTHING YOU DISMAY -- OLD CAROL

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BRIGHT GLAD CHRISTMAS(illuminated perforated B), tiny children, one hangs from glittered lamp with hieroglyphics
QV RAFOLITH
BRIGHT GLAD CHRISTMAS(illuminated perforated B), tiny children, one hangs from glittered lamp with hieroglyphics
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single sheet,single fold, serrated scallops
front bottom:-Japanese sailing boat
inside right top:- OH, IF MY WISHES HAD BUT WINGS TO YOU THEY'D FLY AND SAY -- BE ALL THE JOYS THE SEASON BRINGS YOUR OWN, THIS CHRISTMAS DAY

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CHEERY GREETINGS in gilt above perforations round girls head, in blue, with holly
QV RAFOLITH
CHEERY GREETINGS in gilt above perforations round girls head, in blue, with holly
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single fold, serrated
inside right top :- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR BRING EVERYTHING TO MAKE YOU HAPPY, DEAR.
same image comes with different front title & inside greetings
same image comes LITTLE FRIENDS GREETINGS booklet with artist attributed

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CHRISTMAS above mother & 2 girls looking away through window
QV RAFOLITH
CHRISTMAS above mother & 2 girls looking away through window
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die-cut single fold, embossed, gilt & white perforated marginal design
inside right top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:-THERE'S NOTHING NEW AND PRETTY LEFT FOR ME TO SAY -- SO TAKE "A HAPPY CHRISTMAS" IN THE DEAR OLD WAY.

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GLAD AND BRIGHT BE YOUR CHRISTMAS TIDE(illuminated G) girl lying on ground looking up
QV RAFOLITH
GLAD AND BRIGHT BE YOUR CHRISTMAS TIDE(illuminated G)  girl lying on ground looking up
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die-cut single fold, serrated , glittered, large mesh perforation
inside right :- ALL HAPPINESS - YES THE YEAR IS ON THE WING CHRISTMASTIDE IS HERE AGAIN, TO MY LIPS GLAD GREETINGS SPRING, AND MY HEART IS WARMLY FAIN, WITH ALL BLESSING WORDS TO BLESS TO HOPE FOR YOU ALL HAPPINESS

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GREETING above centrally, boy dressed in white on left fold offers rose to girl in pale blue on right fold
QV RAFOLITH
GREETING above centrally,  boy dressed in white on left fold offers rose to girl in pale blue on right fold
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die-cut single fold, much perforated card with serrated edges, 5 panels
centre back top:- ALL HAPPINESS FOR CHRISTMAS
below:- MAY ALL THAT'S GLAD AND GAY COMBINE TO MAKE TO-DAY ITSELF OUTSHINE
same images come with wording for the New Year

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GREETING above centrally, boy dressed in white on left fold offers rose to girl in pale blue on right fold
QV RAFOLITH
GREETING above centrally,  boy dressed in white on left fold offers rose to girl in pale blue on right fold
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single fold, much perforated card with serrated edges, 5 panels
centre back top:- ALL HAPPINESS FOR THE NEW YEAR
below:- FORTUNE AYE YOUR FOOTSTEPS GUIDE DVER ON LIFE'S SUNNY SIDE
same images come with wording for Christmas

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GREETINGS two girls dressed in white stand facing left holding flowers
QV RAFOLITH
GREETINGS two girls dressed in white stand facing left holding flowers
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die-cut, single fold, perforated bottom right corner
inside right top:- WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS.
below:-I'M SENDING LOVE AND WISHES SWEET, YOUR CHRISTMAS ONCE AGAIN TO GREET

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I COME TO GREET YOU girl dressed in white stands right facing front holding mistletoe, daisies lower left
QV RAFOLITH
I COME TO GREET YOU girl dressed in white stands right facing front holding mistletoe, daisies lower left
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die-cut single fold, serrated embossed edges
right back:- WHAT ARE YOU WISHING THIS CHRISTMAS TO BRING?. I WISH FOR YOUR SAKE THAT I KNEW-- FOR IF WISHING ONE'S HARDEST WOULD COMPASS THE THING, BE SURE I WOULD GET IT FOR YOU.
same image from GLAD CHRISTMASTIME numbered booklet 1137

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LOVING GREETINGS boy stands right & girl left, both dressed in white, stand facing each other
QV RAFOLITH
LOVING GREETINGS boy stands right & girl left, both dressed in white, stand facing each other
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single fold, opens to reveal 5 panels, perforations top & sides
second panel:- WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
centre panel boy & girl shake hands

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MANY A HAPPY WISH girl in golden dress stands facing front holding twig of mistletoe
QV RAFOLITH
MANY A HAPPY WISH girl in golden dress stands facing front holding twig of mistletoe
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die-cut single fold, serrated edges, narrow floral border
right back:top- A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU.
below:- I DON'T FORGET YOU, DEAR YOU SEE, MAY YOUR NEW YEAR HAPPY BE!

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MANY HAPPY GREETINGS below head & shoulders of girl in white looking front
QV RAFOLITH
MANY HAPPY GREETINGS below head & shoulders of girl in white looking front
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die-cut single fold, serrated, glittered, large perforation & 3 perforated margins
right back top:- MAY THE NEW YEAR PROVE HAPPY TO YOU
below:-AS THE NEW YEAR SPEEDS AWAY, MAY IT HOLD FOR YOU, EVERY HOUR OF EVERY DAY, SOMETHING FAIR AND NEW

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no front title, boy holding flowers & girl curtseys , bouquet on floor
QV RAFOLITH
no front title, boy holding flowers & girl curtseys , bouquet on floor
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die-cut, double fold to left & right flaps
inside centre top:- LOVING GREETINGS FOR THE NEW YEAR.
below:-MAY ALL THAT'S HAPPY AND BRIGHT AND GAY BE SHOWERED ALONG YOUR NEW YEAR WAY
used in 1894

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no front title boy on right flap, girl curtsies on left,
QV RAFOLITH
no front title boy on right flap, girl curtsies on left,
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die-cut single card, double fold to give 2 flaps, serrated scalloped edge top & bottom
inside centre top:- A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:- MAY MANY A CHRISTMAS AS BRIGHT FIND YOU WITH A HEART JUST AS LIGHT

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no front title, two boys in blue stand facing front & left, one doffs his hat
QV RAFOLITH
no front title, two boys in blue stand facing front & left, one doffs his hat
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die-cut single card, single fold to give flap hinged at top , serrated edges on three sides
inside centre top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:- A BRIMMING MEASURE OF BRIGHTEST PLEASURE BE YOURS THIS CHRISTMAS DAY

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no front title, two girls hurry left waving ribboned tambourines,
QV RAFOLITH
no front title, two girls hurry left waving ribboned tambourines,
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with ordie-cut single card, single fold , serrated edges on three sides
inside centre top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:- DEAR LITTLE ONES WITH CHEEKS ALL AGLOW, AND WONDERING EYES AS BRIGHT AS CAN BE. HAD I MY WISH, OLD CHRISTMAS I KNOW, SHOULD BRING ALL HIS FAIREST AND BEST GIFTS TO THEE.

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no front title two girls singing standing by lamp on ornate pedestal
QV RAFOLITH
no front title two girls singing standing by lamp on ornate pedestal
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single fold, serrated, glittered, large perforation behind pedestal
inside right top:- WITH A LOVING CHRISTMAS GREETING.
below:-WHEN ON CHRISTMAS DAY YOU HEAR GREETINGS GLAD FROM FAR AND NEAR, TAKE MY GREETING TOO, I PRAY, JOY BE YOURS THIS CHRISTMAS DAY

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TO GREET YOU boy stands left facing right & girl right facing front, both dressed in white
QV RAFOLITH
TO GREET YOU boy stands left facing right & girl right facing front, both dressed in white
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die-cut single fold, opens to reveal 5 panels, perforations top & sides
3rd panel:-girl stands facing right looking back over her shoulder, curtains right
4th panel:- A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU

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TO WISH YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS boy left holding flowers, 2 girls curtsy(seen through oblong window)
QV RAFOLITH
TO WISH YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS boy left holding flowers, 2 girls curtsy(seen through oblong window)
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die-cut single fold
centre panel top:-MANY A GREETING.
below:- MAY CHRISTMAS BE HAPPY AND GAY, A FAIRY-LAND SORT OF A DAY - MAY EVERYTHING TEND FROM BEGINNING TO END, TO MAKE IT AS SUNNY AS MAY.
used in 1894

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TO WISH YOU EVERY GOOD(Illuminated T) girl left walking front
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TO WISH YOU EVERY GOOD(Illuminated T) girl left walking front
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single fold, three serrated edges, square
inside right top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:- WHEN THE SUMMER SUN SHONE BRIGHT ALL THE WORLD WAS ROBED IN IGHT, NOW THE WORLD IS DARK AND CHILL BUT WE HAVE THE SUNSHINE STILL, IN THE KINDLY HEARTS THAT SAY "JOY BE YOURS THIS CHRISTMAS DAY"

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two boys in blue stand facing front carrying boquettes in front of very large A
QV RAFOLITH
two boys in blue stand facing front carrying boquettes in front of very large  A
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die-cut triple fold, serrated, large perforation
inside centre back:- BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- MAY CHRISTMAS BE HAPPY AND GAY, A FAIRY-LAND SORT OF A DAY, MAY EVERYTHING SEND FROM BEGINNING TO END,TO MAKE IT AS SUNNY AS MAY
inside back margins have vertical chains of blue forget-me-nots

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two boys in blue stand facing partly right carrying boquettes in front of very large A
QV RAFOLITH
two boys in blue stand facing partly right carrying boquettes in front of very large  A
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die-cut triple fold, serrated, large perforation
inside centre back:- HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
MAY CHRISTMAS BE MERRY AND BRIGHT, THE DAY ABOVE DAYS THAT YOU LOVE, BRIMM'D OVER WITH EVERY DELIGHT BEYOND ALL YOUR HOPES MAY IT PROVE
inside back margins have vertical chains of blue forget-me-nots

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WISHING YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS 2 boys in blue stand in large perforation facing front, one doffs his hat, girl on left curtsies
QV RAFOLITH
WISHING YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS 2 boys in blue stand in large perforation facing front, one doffs his hat, girl on left curtsies
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die-cut single card, double fold , serrated edges on three sides, large perforation above title
inside centre top:- LOVING GREETINGS
below:- SEASONS HAVE FLOWN AGAIN, CHRIDTMAS HAS COME AGAIN, BRIGHT MAY YOU FIND IT AND LADEN WITH TREASURE, MAY IT BE GOOD TO YOU, MERRY OF MOOD TO YOU, HAPPY, AND JOLLY AND BRIMMING WITH PLEASURE

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WISHING YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS below right, girl lower left curtsies to two boys above right, all dressed in blue
QV RAFOLITH
WISHING YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS below right, girl lower left curtsies to two boys above right, all dressed in blue
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die-cut single card folded to three panels, serrated, small perforations behind boys

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WISHING YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS two boys greet girl who curtseys, all dressed in blue
QV RAFOLITH
WISHING YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS two boys greet girl who curtseys, all dressed in blue
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die-cut hinged front panel left folded in front of back panel

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WITH LOVING NEW WISHES 2 girls face each other as pansy faces through windows in top flap
QV RAFOLITH
WITH LOVING NEW WISHES 2 girls face each other as pansy faces through windows in top flap
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die-cut single fold, serrated, embossed, perforated
inside back flap:- MAY THE NEW YEAR ERE 'TIS O'ER BRING ALL YOU WISH, AND MORE, moon & forget-me-nots

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WITH MY LOVE TO YOU boy dressed in white on right fold offers blue flower to girl in yellow on left fold
QV RAFOLITH
WITH MY LOVE TO YOU boy dressed in white on right fold offers blue flower to girl in yellow on left fold
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die-cut single fold, serrated, many perforations
centre panel back:- WITH ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS

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