SET: Greeting, THE KING AND QUEEN (G.V. period), Produced in the United Kingdom, Christmas & New Year, birds, assorted

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logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD, PUBLISHERS TO THE KING AND QUEEN, PRODUCED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, COPYRIGHT LONDON
similar cards come as postcards 1637 & 8048

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A COVEY OF GOOD WISHES 2 pheasants on ground facing left, 2 distantly fly right, evening rural scene
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A COVEY OF GOOD WISHES 2 pheasants on ground facing left, 2 distantly fly right, evening rural scene
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quote from front:- SOME SPORT AND A HAPPY TIME
oblong sheet, single fold, 3 narrow gilt margins
inside right:- THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON TO YOU FROM

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A COVEY OF GOOD WISHES 2 pheasants on path, 2 fly in distance, rural scene with winter trees
KGV UK
A COVEY OF GOOD WISHES 2 pheasants on path, 2 fly in distance, rural scene with winter trees
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds
inside right:-JUST TO WISH YOU A GLAD TIME --A HAPPY TIME-- TO-DAY, TOMORROW, AND EVERY DAY TILL CHRISTMAS COMES AGAIN

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A COVEY OF GOOD WISHES 3 pheasants fly up from swamp
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A COVEY OF GOOD WISHES 3 pheasants fly up from swamp
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oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folds, 3 narrow gilt margins
inside left top:- tiny black & white bird sketch
below:-AS TIMES SWIFT WINGS ABOVE YOU FLEET MAY EACH NEW DAY GROW BRIGHTER EACH BRINGING TREASURES RARE AND SWEET, AND LEAVE YOUR HEART THE LIGHTER
right:- MAY EVERY DAY IN THE COMING YEAR PROVE BRIGHT AND HAPPY TO YOU FROM
used in 1918

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ALL GOOD BETIDE, seascape, many gulls fly, rock lower right
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ALL GOOD BETIDE, seascape, many gulls fly, rock lower right
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds, embossed
inside left :-TO WISH YOU A HAPPY NEW YEAR.....FROM
right :-I GREET YOU O'ER THE SPACE THAT LIES TWIXT YOU AND ME THIS NEW YEARS DAY THOUGH GREY OR BLUE THE WINTRY SKIES MY THOUGHTS TO YOU WILL FIND A WAY AND FOR YOUR WELFARE HOPES SINCERE ARE WAKING WITH THE WAKING YEAR.

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A MERRY THOUGHT FOR YOU large male turkey perched on wishbone, holly behind
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A MERRY THOUGHT FOR YOU large male turkey perched on wishbone, holly behind
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oblong sheet, single fold, 3 narrow red margins, embossed
inside left top:- tiny black & white bird sketch.....FROM
right top:-TO WISH YOU A RIGHT MERRY SEASON
below:-OF TURKEY IF YOU DO NOT GET YOUR SHARE, YOU'RE TREATED IN A WAY THAT'S MOST UNFAIR, MAY FORTUNE NEVER GRUDGE YOU WHAT YOU WISH NOR PLACE IN FRONT OF YOU AN EMPTY DISH.

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A MESSAGE OF JOY AND GLADNESS on white central plaque above swallow flying with envelope in bill above stylised flowers
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A MESSAGE OF JOY AND GLADNESS on white central plaque above swallow flying with envelope in bill above stylised flowers
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by thread, single folds, 3 gilt margins, inside missing

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A MESSAGE seated pretty girl feeds bird perched on her outstretched hand
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A MESSAGE seated pretty girl feeds bird perched on her outstretched hand
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oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folds
inside missing, used in 1926

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CHRISTMAS (illuminated) beneath 5 English Robins or Birds of Happiness among sparse holly, verse
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CHRISTMAS (illuminated) beneath 5 English Robins or Birds of Happiness among sparse holly, verse
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oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folds
verse from front: SING A SONG OF CHRISTMAS HOLLY'S SCARLET GLOW FLAMING FIRES SO CHEERFUL DAINTY MISTLETOE: LOTS OF FUN AND FROLIC MERRY HEARTS AND GAY. MAY YOU BE TRULY HAPPY ON THIS FESTIVE DAY
inside right top:-CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
below:- I GREET YOU ON THIS JOYFUL DAY AND WISH YOU EVERY HAPPINESS...TO CHRISTMASTIDE

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CHRISTMAS THERE'S A SUN STILL SHINING IN THE SKY below 2 humanized penguins standing on snow under umbrella
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CHRISTMAS THERE'S A SUN STILL SHINING IN THE SKY below 2 humanized penguins standing on snow under umbrella
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds, pale brown background, deep brown marginal design
inside right top:- CHRISTMAS GREETING
below :-THE DAY IS HERE THAT MEANS SO MUCH OF PLEASURE AND DELIGHT AND HERE'S A LITTLE GREETING CARD TO WISH WITH ALL MY MIGHT YOUR CHRISTMAS MAY BE MERRY, AND YOUR NEW YEAR VERY BRIGHT

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FAIR DAYS TO YOU....beside garden inset with many roses,long tailed parrot perched, butterfly & blossom above
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FAIR DAYS TO YOU....beside garden inset with many roses,long tailed parrot perched, butterfly & blossom above
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verse from front:- FAIR DAYS TO YOU AND MAY EACH GLAD TOMORROW BRING HAPPINESS ANEW.
oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folds, 3 narrow gilt margns, embossed
inside left:- FOND WISHES FOR A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR
right top :-black & white sketch of 3 girls dancing
below:- THREE LITTLE SPRITES FROM FAIRYLAND, ALL RAINBOW-HUED AND GAY, HAVE BROUGHT A MAGIC WAND TO ME, A SPANGLED SILVER SPRAY. I'VE WAVED IT HIGH INTO THE AIR, TO MAKE MY WISH COME TRUE, AN LO! HERE'S HOPE, AND JOY, AND LOVE, AND FRAGRANT HOURS -- FOR YOU

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FULL OF GOOD WISHES FOR YOU below blue-tit perched beside nest of eggs, pale wild roses around
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FULL OF GOOD WISHES FOR YOU below blue-tit perched beside nest of eggs, pale wild roses around
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds, 3 pale green margins
in red inside left :-TO WISH YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR
right:-THIS LITTLE MISSIVE COMES TO YOU CHARGED WITH THE BEST OF GOOD WISHES FOR YOUR FUTURE - MAY EACH NEW DAY FIND YOU HAPPIER THAN THE ONE BEFORE IT

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GOOD HEALTH AND GOOD FORTUNE above 2 pheasants, snowy rual scene, trees left
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GOOD HEALTH AND GOOD FORTUNE above 2 pheasants, snowy rual scene, trees left
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oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folds, narrow gilt margins
in red inside left :-black & white sketch of wishbone & holly
right:-THE COMPLEMENTS OF THE SEASON AND EVERY GOOD WISH FOR THE COMING YEAR

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GOOD NEWS TRAVELS FAST. A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU stork runs after small black child carying paper
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GOOD NEWS TRAVELS FAST. A MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU stork runs after small black child carying paper
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by ribbon, single folded, pale brown margins
inside right:-THAT GOOD NEWS TRAVELS FAST WE'VE LEARNED FROM WHAT MOST PEOPLE SAY; THEREFORE , SO FAR AS I'M CONCERNED, I HOPE FOR NO DELAY IN HEARING, YOU FROM FORTUNE HAVE A PRESENT OF ALL THAT MAKES A CHRISTMAS BRIGHT AND PLEASANT

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GOOD WISHES peacock perched on sundial before blue plaque, 3 pink roses below
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GOOD WISHES peacock perched on sundial before blue plaque, 3 pink roses below
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oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folds
in red inside left :-sketched small vase of flowers
right top:-GREETINGS FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE COMING YEAR
below:-KINDLY THOUGHTS I SEND YOU FOR A TIME OF JOY, HAPPY BE YOUR CHRISTMAS FREE FROM CARE'S ALLOY; EVERY SHADOW STEALING ROUND YOU WAY AT NIGHT, MAY IT PASS, REVEALING RAYS OF GOLDEN LIGHT THAT SHALL WIDEN WITH THE DAY, AND ILLUMINATE ALL THE WAY

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GOOD WISHES, verse, mother & daughter in boat feeding 2 swans, lilies left, sun setting
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GOOD WISHES, verse, mother & daughter in boat feeding 2 swans, lilies left, sun setting
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verse from front:-MAY EACH TOMORROW GLIDE AWAY AS BRIGHTLY AS A SUNLIT STREAM
oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds, narrow gild margins
inside left :-sketch of bird on sundial
in red right top:-MAY THE JOYS OF THE SEASON ECHO IN YOUR HEART THROUGHOUT THE COMING YEAR
below:-THERE NEVER COMES A CHRISTMAS DAY THAT DOES NOT BRING THE THOUGHT OF YOU TO MIND AND BID ME SAY WORDS OF SINCERE IMPORT I WISH YOU ALL THAT LIFED CAN HOLD OF JOY, BOTH OLD AND NEW, AND MAY THE YEAR TO COME UNFOLD A STORY SWEET FOR YOU

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GREETINGS 3 yellow & green parakeets perched on apple blossom, black background
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GREETINGS 3 yellow & green parakeets perched on apple blossom, black background
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inside left top :-HAPPINESS WING ITS WAY TO YOU, small grey sketch of flowers & birds
right top:-NEW YEAR GREETINGS
below:-OH TAKE THESE WORDS TO WISH YOU A NEW YEAR BRIGHT AND FAIR A YEAR OF BRIGHTEST GLADNESS AND SUNSHINE EVERYWHERE MAY ALL THAT MAKES LIFE GOLDEN BE YOURS AS SWIFT TIME FLIES AND EACH DAY BIND US CLOSER IN FRIENDSHIPS GOLDEN TIES

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GREETINGS at centre, owl perched on lilac below sliver of moon, stylised white flowers on purple base
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GREETINGS at centre, owl perched on lilac below sliver of moon, stylised white flowers on purple base
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oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folds narrow gilt margins
inside right top :-A HAPPY NEW YEAR
below:-OF A GOLDEN TREASURE-TROVE OF GLADDEST GLEE AND CONTENT AND PEACE, AND LOVE FOR THINE AND THEE MAY THIS HAPPY NEW YEAR PROVE THE GOLDEN KEY

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GREETINGS FOR CHRISTMAS dressed humanized duck stands looking at her image in mirror I REALLY THINK YOURE A DUCK
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GREETINGS FOR CHRISTMAS dressed humanized duck stands looking at her image in mirror I REALLY THINK YOURE A DUCK
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds
inside right :-WITH THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON AND TO WISH YOU ALL GOOD THINGS IN THE COMING YEAR

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HAPPY DAYS AND MERRY below verse & above 2 birds by nest with eggs, yellow primroses below
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HAPPY DAYS AND MERRY below verse & above 2 birds by nest with eggs, yellow primroses below
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verse from front:-ALL THE AIR WAS FULL OF FRESHNESS ALL THE EARTH WAS BRIGHT AND JOYOUS
oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds
inside right top :-THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON
below:-HAPPINESS ENDURING YULETIDE BRING FOR YOU ALL GOOD GIFTS ENSURING GLADNESS, DEEP AND TRUE.

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HAPPY DAYS ROLL ONWARD below flying gulls in a stormy sky, pink blossom top right
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HAPPY DAYS ROLL ONWARD below flying gulls in a stormy sky, pink blossom top right
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds, narrow gilt margins
inside left :-GOOD WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE COMING YEAR FROM
right:-ANOTHER HAPPY CHRISTMASTIDE ALL JOY BE THINE TO-DAY, ALTHOUGH NOT PRESENT AT THY SIDE THE WELL KNOWN WORDS TO SAY YET TRUE HEART WISHES DRAW US NEAR ON THIS, BEST DAY OF ALL THE YEAR

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I'M TALKING verse....multicoloured parrot on looped swing, flowers above, small black cat below
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I'M TALKING verse....multicoloured parrot on looped swing, flowers above, small black cat below
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verse from front:-A GOODLY WISH A GREETING TRUE A MERRY THOUGHT, AND ALL FOR YOU
oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folds
inside left:- black & white small rural sketch
right top:-A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR
below:-CHRISTMAS TIME'S OWN REMEMBRANCER WAKES MEMORIES TO MEET YOU WITH FRAGRANT THOUGHTS OF HAPPINESS....GIFTS BEFORE YOU

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MAY EVERY MORROW.... 2 cranes in swamp, blossom above
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MAY EVERY MORROW.... 2 cranes in swamp, blossom above
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verse from front:-MAY EVERY MORROW SEEM TO SAY THERE'S SOMETHING HAPPY ON THE WAY.
oblong sheet, single fold, 3 narrow silver margins
inside right:-ALL GOOD WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE COMING YEAR FROM

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TO WISH YOU A BRIGHT AND HAPPY SEASON below winter inset English robin perched above holly
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TO WISH YOU A BRIGHT AND HAPPY SEASON below winter inset English robin perched above holly
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds
in red inside left :-WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM
right :-AGAIN AMIDST THE WINTER SNOWS WE LIGHT THE HEARTH -FIRE OF OUR HEARTS UNTIL WITH LIVING WARMTH IT GLOWS AND INTO BUSY BEING STARTS WARM WISH AND HOPE AND LOVING THOUGHTS SUCH AS MY LITTLE CARD HAS BROUGHT.

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WITH MERRY CHRISTMAS GREETINGS 2 geese walk a personized Xmas pudding front, FOR YOU on blue plaque behInd
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WITH MERRY CHRISTMAS GREETINGS 2 geese walk a personized Xmas pudding front, FOR YOU on blue plaque behInd
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oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folds
in red inside right top :-A WELCOME VISITOR
below:-JUST ONCE A YEAR THIS OLD FRIEND COMES, WITH A GENIAL SMILE AND PACKED WITH PLUMS; TO JOIN YOUR FUN AND LAUGHTER. I SEND YOU MY SINCEREST WISH MAY YOU ENJOY THE FLAMING DISH AND NOT REGRET IT AFTER!

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