SET: Greeting, King Edward VII & Queen Alexandra, Made in Germany, Birthday, Various

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logo over TRADE MARK --PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT-- TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN ALEXANDRA -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN GERMANY

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BEST WISHES in gilt framed by gilt horseshoe & violets KED&QA Germany
BEST WISHES in gilt framed by gilt horseshoe & violets
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almost oblong cellophane cover & single sheet secured by ribbon, single folded, 3 narrow green scalloped edges embossed
inside first right :-WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY BIRTHDAY
second:-GOOD LUCK SHOWER GIFTS ON YOUR BIRTHDAY PROSPERITY SMILE ON YOUR WAY AND MAY THE GLAD FUTURE HOLD MANY AND HAPPY RETURNS OF TO-DAY

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BEST WISHES in gilt & red, (B illuminated), in circlet of ivy leaves, olive green background KED&QA Germany
BEST WISHES in gilt & red, (B illuminated), in circlet of ivy leaves, olive green background
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die-cut cover & sheet secured by ribbon, once folded, embossed
inside first right top:-"GOD BLESS YOU, AND MAKE BEAUTIFUL YOUR WAY WITH FLOWERS OF PEACE AND LOVE
below:-WITH ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY BIRTHDAY FROM
second right top:-" THE GOD OF LOVE AND PEACE SHALL BE WITH YOU" COR. XIII. II.
below:-LORD, THOU NEEDEST NOT, I KNOW, SERVICE SUCH AS I CAN BRING; YET I LONG TO PROVE AND SHOW FULL ALLEGIANCE TO MY KING THOU AN HONOUR ART TO ME, LET ME BE A PRAISE TO THEE.

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FAIR GREETINGS(illuminated) in gilt, below design of glittered volets KED&QA Germany
FAIR GREETINGS(illuminated) in gilt, below design of glittered volets
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die-cut cover & single sheet secured by thread, single folded, serrated edges, embossed
inside first right top:-FAIR DAYS TO YOU AND MAY EACH GLAD TOMORROW BRING HAPPINESS ANEW
below:-TO WISH YOU MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY. FROM
second:-MAY HAPPINESS YOUR BIRTHDAY BLESS AND MANY YEARS IN STORE, ALONG LIFE'S WAY NEW JOYS DISPLAY AND HEALTH AND WEALTH OUTPOUR.

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GREETINGS in gilt, boy & girl in old style dress hold hands & dance, set in deep brown inset KED&QA Germany
GREETINGS in gilt, boy & girl in old style dress hold hands & dance, set in deep brown inset
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die-cut single folded, embossed
inside right top:-MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY TO YOU
below:-A HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BRIGHT AND GAY, MAY ALL YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE, AND MANY A HAPPY, GLAD RETURN, THE FUTURE BRING TO YOU

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HAPPY DAYS AND MANY (illuminated) on cream plaque under stylised floral design, purple background KED&QA Germany
HAPPY DAYS AND MANY (illuminated) on cream plaque under stylised floral design, purple background
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by thread, single folded, 3 irregular edges embossed
inside first right top:-"FAIR DAYS TO YOU AND MAY EACH GLAD TOMORROW BRING HAPPINESS ANEW. below:- TO WISH YOU MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY FROM
second:-MAY HAPPINESS YOUR BIRTHDAY BLESS, AND MANY YEARS IN STORE, ALONG LIFE'S WAY NEW JOYS DISPLAY, AND HEALTH, AND WEALTH OUTPOUR.

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HAPPY DAYS AND MANY in gilt & black on white plaque surrounded by forget-me-nots, white & gilt designed corners KED&QA Germany
HAPPY DAYS AND MANY in gilt & black on white plaque surrounded by forget-me-nots, white & gilt designed corners
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die-cut cover & sheet secured by thread, single folded, pale green background, embossed
inside first right top:-FAIR DAYS TO YOU AND MAY EACH GLAD TOMORROW BRING HAPPINESS ANEW
below:-TO WISH YOU MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY FROM
second:-MAY HAPPINESS YOUR BIRTHDAY BLESS, AND MANY YEARS IN STORE, ALONG LIFE'S WAY NEW JOYS DISPLAY AND HEALTH AND WEALTH OUTPOUR.

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HAPPY DAYS in gilt below girl riding horse front, boy left & man right running alongside, across 2 flaps KED&QA Germany
HAPPY DAYS in gilt below girl riding horse front, boy left & man right running alongside, across 2 flaps
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die-cut single sheet, double folded, embossed
inside centre top:-A HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
below:-MY LOVE TO YOU THIS CARD CONVEYS, AND BIRTHDAY WISHES WARM AND TRUE,
MAY ALL YOUR DAYS BE HAPPY DAYS AND FORTUNE EVER SMILE ON YOU
same image & front title come with different greetings inside

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HAPPY DAYS in gilt, boy & girl in old style dress hold hands standing facing front, pale pink background above deep brown inset KED&QA Germany
HAPPY DAYS in gilt, boy & girl in old style dress hold hands standing facing front, pale pink background above deep brown inset
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die-cut single folded, embossed
inside right top:-A HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
below:-MY LOVE TO YOU THIS CARD CONVEYS, AND BIRTHDAY WISHES WARM AND TRUE, MAY ALL YOUR DAYS BE HAPPY DAYS, AND FORTUNE EVER SMILE ON YOU
used in 1913

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HAPPY DAYS in gilt, orange centred yellow daisies round rural inset, green background, stylised flowers around KED&QA Germany
HAPPY DAYS in gilt, orange centred yellow daisies round rural inset, green background, stylised flowers around
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die-cut, cover & single sheet secured by thread, single fold
inside first right top :-"A HAPPY DAY WITH GOLDEN MONTHS TO COME"
below:-WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY BIRTHDAY FROM
second right:-THIS BRINGS MY BIRTHDAY GREETING, AND MY HOPE YOUR LIFE MAY BE, ONE OF HAPPINESS UNCLOUDED, ONE OF BRIGHT PROSPERITY.

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HAPPY DAYS in gilt, seated woman in white toasted by uniformed man right, old style dress, set in deep green margins, printed glt bow left KED&QA Germany
HAPPY DAYS in gilt, seated woman in white toasted by uniformed man right, old style dress, set in deep green margins, printed glt bow left
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die-cut cover & adherent sheet
inside first right:-MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY TO YOU FROM
second top:-LOVING WISHES FOR A HAPPY BIRTHDAY.
below:-TAKE THIS LOVING WISH FROM ME HAPPY MAY YOUR BIRTHDAY BE - FULL OF FUN AND PLEASURE, MAY THE COMING DAYS BE BRIGHT, WITH ALL PURE AND TRUE DELIGHT, IN UNSTINTED MEASURE.
used in 1906

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JOY AND GOOD WISHES in gilt, forget-me-nots gilt bordered rural inset, green background, gilt design right KED&QA Germany
JOY AND GOOD WISHES in gilt, forget-me-nots  gilt  bordered rural inset, green background,  gilt design right
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die-cut, cover & single sheet secured by ribbon, double fold
inside first right:-WITH ALL GOOD WISHES FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY
second right:-SOME RAIN INTO EACH LIFE MUST FALL BUT LET THE YEARS BRING WHAT THEY MAY GOD BLESS YOUR BIRTHDAY AND MAY ALL BRIGHT BLESSINGS CLUSTER ROUND TO-DAY

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LOVE AND BEST WISHES inset girl in pink & white dress sits making a daisy chain KED&QA Germany
LOVE AND BEST WISHES inset girl in pink & white dress sits making a daisy chain
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die-cut single folded, embossed
inside right top:-MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY
below:-A HAPPY DAY THIS BIRTHDAY BE AND MANY HAPPIER BIRTHDAYS STILL BE YOURS, AND ASTHE GLAD YEARS FLEE MAY THEY YOUR BRIGHTEST HOPES FULFIL YOUR LIFE BE JOYOUS, LONG AND SWEET AND LOVE STREW ROSES 'NEATH YOUR FEET

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LOVING GREETINGS in gilt, boy in blue & girl in pink old style dress on ground in woodland clearing KED&QA Germany
LOVING GREETINGS in gilt, boy in blue & girl in pink old style dress on ground in woodland clearing
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die-cut single folded, embossed
inside right top:-MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY TO YOU
below:-I SEND YOU HERE A BIRTHDAY RHYME MOST HEARTILY TO SAY, DEAR, MAY YOU HAVE MANY GLAD RETURNS OF THIS YOU NATAL DAY, DEAR.

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MERRY GREETINGS in gilt, boy & girl in old style dress walk front/right carrying a floral chain, set in deep green inset KED&QA Germany
MERRY GREETINGS in gilt, boy & girl in old style dress walk front/right carrying a floral chain, set in deep green inset
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die-cut single folded, embossed
inside right top:-MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY
below:-A LITTLE BIRTHDAY SOUVENIR I SEND TO WISH THAT ALL THE VERY BEST OF PLEASURES, DEAR MAY TO YOUR PORTION FALL AND MAY EACH YEAR THAT FOLLOWS THIS BRING TO YOU ONLY ADDED BLISS.
similar image & same interior greetings, different front title

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TO GREET YOU in gilt, girl in old style purple robe stands staring front & down right , grey background gilt & green design above KED&QA Germany
TO GREET YOU in gilt, girl in old style purple robe stands staring front & down right , grey background gilt & green design above
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die-cut single folded, embossed
inside right top:WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY BIRTHDAY
below:-THIS BRINGS MY BIRTHDAY GREETING, AND MY HOPE YOUR LIFE MAY BE ONE OF HAPPINESS UNCLOUDED, ONE OF BRIGHT PROSPERITY.

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WITH MY LOVE in gilt, boy & girl in old style dress walk right carrying a floral chain, set in deep green inset KED&QA Germany
WITH MY LOVE in gilt, boy & girl in old style dress walk right carrying a floral chain, set in deep green inset
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die-cut single folded, embossed
inside right top:-MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY
below:-A LITTLE BIRTHDAY SOUVENIR I SEND TO WISH THAT ALL THE VERY BEST OF PLEASURES, DEAR MAY TO YOUR PORTION FALL AND MAY EACH YEAR THAT FOLLOWS THIS BRING TO YOU ONLY ADDED BLISS.
similar image & same interior greetings, different front title

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WITH THE HEARTIEST GREETINGS in gilt on circular brown plaque bordered by 4 red roses & many leaves, scant wild roses sround KED&QA Germany
WITH THE HEARTIEST GREETINGS in gilt on circular brown plaque bordered by 4 red roses & many leaves, scant wild roses sround
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oblong cellophane cover & single sheet secured by ribbon, single folded, 3 narrow gilt edges embossed
inside first right top:-"MAY TIME SHAPE HAPPY DAYS FOR YOU AND MAY A PROSPEROUS SUN SHINE ON THEM"
below:-WITH ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY BIRTHDAY FROM
second:-YOUR BIRTHDAY! MANY A HOPE AND WISH SPRINGS FROM MY HEART TO GREET YOU, MAY SMILING PLEASURE BY YOU STAND NO CARE BE NEAR TO MEET YOU, THE FUTURE BRING YOU THAT TRUE JOY THAT TIME'S RUDE HAND CAN NE'ER DESTROY

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