SET: Greeting THE KING AND QUEEN (Ed VII & G.V. period ) Made in Germany, Christmas & New Year, various

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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 GERMANY or COPYRIGHT, LONDON PRINTED IN GERMANY

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A MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH HEAPS OF FUN, 4 imps snowball with 4 dressed rabbits
KED&KGV Germany
A MERRY CHRISTMAS WITH HEAPS OF FUN, 4 imps snowball with 4 dressed rabbits
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by thread, single folds, gilt & coloured margins
inside left:-small sketch anthropomorphic pudding led by 2 ducks
right top:- A MERRY CHRISTMAS
below:-MAY CHRISTMAS GIVE YOU ALL THE THINGS THAT HELP TO MAKE IT JOLLY, THE KISS BENEATH THE MISTLETOE, THE PUDDING CROWNES WITH HIOLLY; AND SANTA CLAUS TO VISIT YOU WITH PRETTY GIFTS BY DOZENS. I WISH YOU ALL A HAPPY TIME WITH UNCLES, AUNTS AND COUSINS.

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GOOD LUCK(G &L illuminated), hand of cards, smoking cigar, ivy
KED&KGV Germany
GOOD LUCK(G &L illuminated), hand of cards, smoking cigar, ivy
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by thread, single folds, green & red margins, embossed
right top:-"FRAME YOUR MIND TO MIRTH AND MERRIMENT!"
below:-WITH HEARTY CHRISTMAS GREETINGS AND EVERY GOOD WISH FROM

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GREETINGS in white on gilt plaque at base with ball & whip, cat rides rocking horse
KED&KGV Germany
GREETINGS in white on gilt plaque at base with ball & whip, cat rides rocking horse
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oblong cover , single fold, embossed
inside right top:- WITH MERRY CHRISTMAS GREETINGS AND EVERY GOOD WISH
below:-HERE'S MERRY CHRISTMAS COME AGAIN AND SO I WRITE IN GLADSOM STRAIN, A LITTLE RHYME TO GREET YOU' WITH JOY AND FUN YOUR HOME RESOUIND, AND ONLY PLEASANT TINGS ABOUND, AND SMILING FACES MEET YOU

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HAPPY DAYS AND MERRY in gilt on green background, embossed art nouveau lady stands left
KED&KGV Germany
HAPPY DAYS AND MERRY in gilt on green background, embossed art nouveau lady stands left
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by ribbon, single folds, yellow & green marginal design, embossed
inside first right:-"CHEERFULNESS AND A FESTIVAL SPIRIT FILL THE SOUL FULL OF HARMONY"
second:-WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR FROM

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HEARTY CHRISTMAS GREETING in gilt above gilt design
KED&KGV Germany
HEARTY CHRISTMAS GREETING in gilt above gilt design
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by wool, single folds, embossed
inside first right :- WHO CAN BE INSENSIBLE TO THE OUTPOURINGS OF GOOD FEELING, WHICH ABOUND AT THIS SEASON OF THE YEAR
second:-TO WISH YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM

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HEARTY GREETINGS in gilt below right, 4 horse stagecoach galloping down hill
KED&KGV Germany
HEARTY GREETINGS in gilt below right,  4 horse stagecoach galloping down hill
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by thread, single folds, 3 red & black margins
inside left:-small sketch horseshoe & holly
right:- HEARTY GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM

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MERRY GREETINGS top left, verse PACKED CLOSELY AND TIGHT.... large luggage trunk
KED&KGV Germany
MERRY GREETINGS top left, verse PACKED CLOSELY AND TIGHT.... large luggage trunk
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quote from front:-PACKED CLOSELY AND TIGHT.WITH THOUGHTS THAT ARE BRIGHT, THIS HEAVY PORTMANTEAU I SEND, AND THE WISHES INSIDE FOR THIS CHRISTMASTIDE ARE LABELLED TO YOU, MY OLD FRIEND.
oblong sheet, single fold, 3 red margins,embossed
inside right:-A RIGHT HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR TO YOU FROM

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REMEMBRANCE in blue, embossed white design of 2 bells, ivy & blossom
KED&KGV Germany
REMEMBRANCE in blue, embossed white design of 2 bells, ivy & blossom
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by thread, single folds
inside right:-TO WISH YOU A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM
used in 1909

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SLIPPERY in blue & white, 3 monkeys toboggon in an old shoe
KED&KGV Germany
SLIPPERY  in blue & white, 3 monkeys toboggon in an old shoe
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by thread, single folds,
inside left:-MERRY CHRISTMAS GREETINGS below cut which reveals ice & snowy trees
right:-IT IS RATHER WINTRY WEATHER BUT WE MIND IT NOT YOU SEE AND HERE'S MERRIEST OF GREETINGS AND BEST WISHES FROM US THREE

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SLIPPERY in blue & white, 3 piglets toboggon in an old shoe
KED&KGV Germany
SLIPPERY  in blue & white, 3 piglets toboggon in an old shoe
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by thread, single folds,
inside left:-MERRY CHRISTMAS GREETINGS below cut which reveals ice & mountain scenery
right:-SMOOTHLY MAY YOUR RUNNERS GLIDE MAY GOOD LUCK BE AT YOUR SIDE, THE BEST OF FUN, NO TOUCH OF CARE FALL THIS SEASON TO YOUR SHARE.

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THE SPILL AT THE BROOK personised wooden horse falls throwing stick rider, observed by personised willow trees
KED&KGV Germany
THE SPILL AT THE BROOK personised wooden horse falls throwing stick rider, observed by personised willow trees
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die cut serrated oblong cover , single fold, gilt & yellow marginal design on 3 sides, embossed
inside right top in red:- WITH MERRY CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
below:-A SPILL AT THE BROOK -- WELL NEVER MIND -- I CAME POST HASTE ON MY GALLANT GEE, TO BRING YOU GREETINGS AND WISHES KIND --BUT ACCIDENTS HAPPEN SOMETIMES, YOU SEE: MY HEAD IS BROKEN, MY GEE'S GONE LAME, BUT WE GREET YOU CHEERILY, ALL THE SAME.

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town crier outside in snow O! YEZ! IT IS YE MERRIE TIDE
KED&KGV Germany
town crier outside in snow O! YEZ! IT IS YE MERRIE TIDE
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oblong cover , single fold, embossed
inside right:- A MERRIE CHRISTMASTIDE AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO FOLLOW

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