SET: Greeting, A TUCK CARD, KGVI period, Christmas & New Year, Birds

Set Information edit

Set Comment

Tuck logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY -- LONDON (with or w/o NORTHAMPTON); NEW YORK ; TORONTO -- COPYRIGHT -- MADE IN ENGLAND
A TUCK CARD bottom right

Items in Set

A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS robin perched on branch faces right, snow covered holly
ATUCKCARD
A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS robin perched on branch faces right, snow covered holly
Item Comment

single fold, irregular die-cut front flap reveals part of inner inscription (card title), blue back
inside right: CHEERY GREETINGS AND BEST WISHES FOR A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS

Size
13.6 x 10.8 cm.
Categories
CHEERY CHRISTMAS WISHES below robin perched on holly, gilt circle behind, thin green & gilt panel right
ATUCKCARD
CHEERY CHRISTMAS WISHES  below robin perched on holly, gilt circle behind, thin green & gilt panel right
Item Comment

quarter fold, gilt embossed
inside: MAY CHRISTMAS BRING YOU HAPPINESS AND THE NEW YEAR HEALTH AND GOOD LUCK
(back comes NORTHAMPTON)

Size
10.2 x 14 cm.
Categories
CHRISTMAS CHEER ovular inset on peach background with holly: pixies carry parcels, flying on the backs of 3 birds, night sky with snow
ATUCKCARD
CHRISTMAS CHEER ovular inset on peach background with holly: pixies carry parcels, flying on the backs of 3 birds, night sky with snow
Item Comment

asymmetric single fold, white borders, green panel right, blue back
inside right in green: CHRISTMAS IS A JOLLY TIME, MISTLETOE AND HOLLY TIME .... MERRY AND GLAD MAY YOUR CHRISTMAS BE!

Artist
M. Sowerby (? to be confirmed)
Size
13.3 x 11.2 cm.
Categories
CHRISTMAS GREETINGS AND WARM WISHES FOR THE COMING YEAR inset view of window with holly, robins & snow
ATUCKCARD
CHRISTMAS GREETINGS AND WARM WISHES FOR THE COMING YEAR inset view of window with holly, robins & snow
Item Comment

single fold
red border
inside right: IT WOULD NOT BE CHRISTMAS ... IN EVERYTHING YOU DO!
date used: 22/12/1947

Size
11 x 13.9 cm.
Categories