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

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Set Comment

logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD, PUBLISHERS TO THE KING AND QUEEN, PRODUCED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, COPYRIGHT LONDON

Items in Set

AGLOW WITH GOOD WISHES, 2 black kittens., one inside lantern standing staring at the other outdide , holly verse...
KGV UK
AGLOW WITH GOOD WISHES, 2 black kittens., one inside lantern standing staring at the other outdide , holly verse...
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verse from front:-MAY MERRIMENT AND GLADNESS REIGN, TILL CHRISTMASTIME COMES BACK AGAIN
oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, embossed
inside left:-A RIGHT MERRY SEASON
right top:-3 black cat's heads
below:-SWARMS OF SMILING WISHES, LOTS AND LOTS OF LUCK, CROWDS OF CHRISTMAS DISHES, TONS AND TONS OF TUCK! YULETIDE HAPPINESS GALORE SMILING WISHES EVERMORE!

Size
9 x 11.8 cm.
Categories
ALL MILK AND HONEY in blue, black cat sits watching bee about to land on plate
KGV UK
ALL MILK AND HONEY in blue, black cat sits  watching  bee about to land on plate
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread
inside right top:- CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
below:-WITHOUT A PAWS IN ITS DELIGHT, FROM MERRY CHIME TO CHIME, MAY CHRISTMAS BE, FROM MORN TIL NIGHT, A MOST A-MEWS-ING TIME! AND EVERY JOY MAY IT REVEAL ON PURR-PUSS TO ADVANCE YOUR WEAL.

Size
8.8 x 11.7 cm.
Categories
ARE YOU LUCKY? (black cat) I HOPE SO! black cat looks over twig of heather at duckling below
KGV UK
ARE YOU LUCKY? (black cat) I HOPE SO! black cat looks over twig of heather at duckling below
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, embossed
inside left:-EAST WEST HOMES BEST around 2 black cats in black & white
inside right top:- WISHING YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS
below:-I LIKE IT, YES, I LIKE IT, ITS CHRISTMAS TIME, YOU SEE THOUGH IF I GET JUST WHAT I LIKE IT MATTERS NOT TO ME WHAT SEASON MAY BE WITH US -....MERRY CHRISTMAS DAY

Size
9 x 11.5 cm.
Categories
CHEERY GREETINGS in gilt below snowy rural scene left, 2 black cats sit before blazing fire
KGV UK
CHEERY GREETINGS in gilt below snowy rural scene left, 2 black cats sit before blazing fire
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, embossed
inside left:-boy with dog on lead, snowman
inside right top:- WARM AND CHEERY GREETINGS FOR A HAPPY SEASON
below:-COMES CHRISTMAS GLADNESS, CHRISTMAS MIRTH ONCE AGAIN TO HOME AND HEARTH, AND WITH THEM COME WHATE'ER ENDURES A HAPPY TIME TO YOU AND YOURS

Size
11.7 x 9 cm.
Categories
CHRISTMAS IS A MERRY TIME on red plaque, black & white cat plays violin to seated 4 mice LET'S HOP IT"
KGV UK
CHRISTMAS IS A MERRY TIME on red plaque, black & white cat plays violin to seated 4 mice LET'S HOP IT"
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread
inside left:-boy with dog on lead, snowman
inside right top:- MERRY CHRISTMAS GREETING
below:-DIDDLE! DIDDLE! ON THE FIDDLE, I WILL PLAY, COME DANCE AWAY!"HE LOOKS SO KIND WE'VE HALF A MIND: YES, LET US STOP, AND HAVE A HOP!" "HURRAH! FOR THE SEASON OF FROLIC AND FUN, HERE'S HEAPS OF GOOD WISHES FOR EVERYONE!"

Author
C.MORIN
Size
8.3 x 10.8 cm.
Categories
COSY AND COMFY in red, black cat sits by empty plate & kettle on blazing fire
KGV UK
COSY AND COMFY in red, black cat sits by empty plate & kettle on blazing fire
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds, 3 narrow red margins
inside right top:-CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
below:-MAY YOU HAVE THIS CHRISTMAS DAY THE VERY BEST THAT'S GOING, OF CHRISTMAS FUN, MAY PLEASURE FILL YOUR HEART TO OVERFLOWING; AND MAY YOU HAVE A GOODLY SHARE OF SEASONABLE CHRISTMAS FARE
same image comes as signed postcard 8817

Artist
LOUIS WAIN (signed postcard)
Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
11.7 x 8.7cm.
Categories
GOOD LUCK AND GOOD WISHES below 2 black cats clasping green vase of stylised yellow flowers
KGV UK
GOOD LUCK  AND GOOD WISHES below 2 black cats clasping green vase of stylised yellow flowers
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oblong single sheet single folded
inside right:-THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON

Size
10.2 x 13 cm.
Categories
GOOD LUCK in gilt on white horseshoe over 2 black cats facing away, 3 more black cat heads above
KGV UK
GOOD LUCK in gilt on white horseshoe over 2 black cats facing away, 3 more black cat heads above
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread
inside left:-grandfather clock at 5 past 12, CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
inside right :- JUST TO WISH YOU A REAL COSY TIME WITH THE BEST OF EVERYTHING IN SEASON AND NO END OF GOOD FORTUNE IN THE COMING YEAR
used in 1922

Size
9 x 11.8 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS below kitten facing left front in oval inset surrounded by orange rose design
KGV UK
GREETINGS below kitten facing left front in oval inset surrounded by orange rose design
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds
inside left:- WITH EVERY GOOD WISH FOR CHRISTMAS FROM
right:-rural sketch above AGAIN THE SMILES, THE PLEASANT STIR, THAT USHERS IN GLAD CHRISTMASTIDE -- AGAIN WE BREATH THE WISH. THE PRAYER, AND SPEED OUR GREETINGS FAR AND WIDE: BUT NE'ER WAS BREATHED A WISH MORE TRUE THAN THAT MY HEART CONCEIVES FOR YOU.

Size
8.3 x 11.4 cm.
Categories
HANG ON AND KEEP JOLLY FOR CHRISTMAS black cat hanging on to lit lantern, mistletoe below
KGV UK
HANG ON AND KEEP  JOLLY FOR CHRISTMAS black cat hanging on to lit lantern,  mistletoe below
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds,
inside left:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT AND HAPPY YEAR TO FOLLOW FROM
right:-I LIKE IT, YES I LIKE IT ITS CHRISTMAS TIME YOU SEE THOUGH IF I GET JUST WHAT I LIKE IT MATTERS NOT TO ME WHAT SEASON MAY BE WITH US -....MERRY CHRISTMAS DAY

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
8.2 x 11.8 cm.
Categories
HAVING A GOOD TIME EH! in red over black cat smoking a cigarette & looking up at white dog
KGV UK
HAVING A GOOD TIME EH! in red over black cat smoking a cigarette & looking up at white dog
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread
inside left:-blazing fire
inside right :- TO WISH YOU A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT AND HAPPY NEW YEAR

Size
8.3 x 11.4 cm.
Categories
I WISH YOU A HAPPY TIME WITH PLENTY OF A-MOUSE-MENT cat wearing blue bow sits on ottoman, forget-me-nots front left
KGV UK
I WISH YOU A HAPPY TIME WITH PLENTY OF A-MOUSE-MENT cat wearing blue bow sits on ottoman, forget-me-nots front left
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds, 3 narrow gilt margins
inside left:- FROM
inside right:- WITH LOVING WISHES
below:- I WISH YOU JOY, AND ALL GOOD LUCK, NOW CHRISTMAS DAY IS HERE.... WHEN SANTA CLAUS COMES ROUND TO YOU

Size
7.2 x 10.2 cm.
Categories
KEEP YOUR FACE....(K illuminated) 2 black cats sit by fire
KGV UK
KEEP YOUR FACE....(K illuminated) 2 black cats sit by fire
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verse from front:-KEEP YOUR FACE WITH SUNSHINE LIT LAUGH A LITTLE BIT! GLOOMY SHADOWS OFT WILL FLIT IF YOU HAVE THE WIT AND GRIT JUST LAUGH A LITTLE BIT!
oblong single sheet, single fold, embossed
inside right :- GREETINGS FOR THE NEW YEAR

Author
ELIZA COOK
Size
9.8 x 15.5 cm.
Categories
LUBLY IS THE WORD! dressed boy & girl cats sit together on branch
KGV UK
LUBLY IS THE WORD! dressed boy & girl cats sit together on branch
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread single folds, embossed, narrow brown & red margins
inside right top :- GOOD LUCK AND HAPPINESS UPON YOU WAIT THIS MERRY SEASON
below:-TO WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR

Artist
possibly Louis Wain (unsigned)
Size
8.9 x 11.6 cm.
Categories
MAY YOU ALWAYS BE HAPPY AND COMFY 2 cats in basket with handle, one sits, one crouches
KGV UK
MAY YOU ALWAYS BE HAPPY AND COMFY 2 cats in basket with handle, one sits, one crouches
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gilt embossed, come with or without inscription printed on inner sheet secured by string
inner sheet right: CHRISTMAS GREETINGS with verse below I WANT TO SAY I LOVE YOU MUCH I WANT TO SAY I WISH YOU SUCH A HAPPY CHRISTMAS DAY .... THAT I WISH I WOULD SAY
same image Tuck postcard 6495 LANDOR'S CAT STUDIES, titled FOUR LITTLE CATS FORM PLAY

Artist
E. LANDOR
Size
8.3 x 11.3 cm.
Categories
no front title, tiny black cat sits in front of red vase of pale purple daisies
KGV UK
no front title, tiny black cat sits in front of red vase of pale purple daisies
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oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon single folds, embossed
inside right:- WITH THE BEST OF ALL GOOD WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE COMING YEAR

Size
10.1 x 13 cm.
Categories
SHALL US! LETS! YES! WE DO WISH YOU A MERRY TIME, black cat looks over fence at 2 seated black kittens
KGV UK
SHALL US! LETS! YES! WE DO WISH YOU A MERRY TIME, black cat  looks over fence at 2 seated black kittens
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oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folds
inside right top:-SMILE AWHILE, AND WHILE YOU SMILE ANOTHER SMILES. AND SOON THERE'S MILE AND MILES, OF SMILES, AND LIFE'S WORTH WHILE BECAUSE YOU SMILE.
below:-HEARTY CHRISTMAS GREETINGS.

Size
10 x 12 cm.
Categories
TAILS UP FOR A MERRY SEASON! black cat stands looking back at white cat on fence, moon-lit scene
KGV UK
TAILS UP FOR A MERRY SEASON! black cat stands looking back at white cat on fence, moon-lit scene
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds
inside right:- CHEERIO!, HULLO, MY FRIEND! AND HOWD'YE DO HOW HAS THE WORLD BEEN USING YOU BUT LET IT WAG ON AS IT MAY, WE'LL KEEP OUR "TAILS UP" ALL THE WAY! SO HERE'S TO A CHRISTMAS OF MIRTH AND OF CHEER, A RIGHT HEARTY WISH FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR.

Size
10.1 x 13 cm.
Categories
THINGS HAVE BEEN A BIT OFF LATELY... black cat sitting at top of chimney in moonlight
KGV UK
THINGS HAVE BEEN A BIT OFF LATELY... black cat sitting at top of chimney in moonlight
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message from front:-THINGS HAVE BEEN A BIT OFF LATELY BUT AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT I'VE STILL GOT MY FACE LEFT!
oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folds
inside right:- WITH EVERY GOOD WISH FOR A BRIGHT & HAPPY NEW YEAR
used in 1916

Size
10 x 12.5 cm.
Categories
TOO SWEET FOR WORDS! black cat standing up on hind legs trying on a fancy hat in front of mirror
KGV UK
TOO SWEET FOR WORDS! black cat standing up on hind legs trying on a fancy hat in front of mirror
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds
inside left:- black & white study of 3 cats looking front MUCH LOVE FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR in red
below:- I SEND YOU MY LOVE AND BEST WISHES MAY ALL THAT IS PLEASANT COMBINE TO MAKE THE NEW YEAR THAT IS COMING ALL OTHER GLAD NEW YEARS OUTSHINE...ANOTHER NEW YEAR
same image & front title comes with different greetings inside

Size
8.7 x 11.6 cm.
Categories
TOO SWEET FOR WORDS! black cat standing up on hind legs trying on a fancy hat in front of mirror
KGV UK
TOO SWEET FOR WORDS! black cat standing up on hind legs trying on a fancy hat in front of mirror
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oblong sheet, single fold
inside left:- TO WISH YOU A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT AND HAPPY NEW YEAR in red
right:-I LIKE IT, YES, I LIKE IT, ITS CHRISTMAS TIME, YOU SEE THOUGH IF I GET JUST WHAT I LIKE IT MATTERS NOT TO ME WHAT SEASON MAY BE WITH US -....MERRY CHRISTMAS DAY
same image & front title comes with different greetings inside

Size
8.7 x 11.6 cm.
Categories
TO WISH YOU ALL GOOD THINGS YOU WISH YOURSELF. black cat wearing red bow, 2 owls perched above
KGV UK
TO WISH YOU ALL GOOD THINGS YOU WISH YOURSELF. black cat wearing red bow, 2 owls perched above
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds
inside right top:- CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
below:-I WISH,I WISH -WELL, CAN'T YOU GUESS? IF YOU WERE NEAR, IF YOU WERE HERE, I MIGHT SAY MORE, I MIGHT SAY LESS WHAT LIPS WHAT LIPS CAN'T UTTER, EYES EXPRESS!

Author
E. ARCHER
Size
8.3 x 10.8 cm.
Categories
WHERE? on orange plaque with holly & mIstletoe above black cat wearing a bow & holding fan. WHERE ARE THE BOYS?
KGV UK
WHERE? on orange plaque with holly & mIstletoe above black cat wearing a bow & holding fan. WHERE ARE THE BOYS?
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds
inside right top:- HEAPS OF FUN FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:-I BRING YOU GOOD LUCK AND THE VERY BEST WISHES MAY YOU GET ALL YOU HOPE FOR AND NEVER LACK KISSES: BE PATIENT - LIKE ME - AND YOU'LL SEE WHAT YOU'LL SEE!

Author
E. TRACY ARCHER
Size
8.2 x 11 cm.
Categories
WITH ALL GOOD WISHES below basket containing one black & 2 ginger stylised cats EXPRESS DELIVERY
KGV UK
WITH ALL GOOD WISHES below basket containing one black & 2 ginger stylised cats EXPRESS DELIVERY
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds, embossed
inside right top- LOVING CHRISTMAS WISHES
below:-MAY YOU HAVE THIS CHRISTMAS DAY THE VERY BEST THAT'S GOING, OF CHRISTMAS FUN, MAY PLEASURE FILL YOUR HEART TO OVERFLOWING; AND MAY YOU HAVE A GOODLY SHARE OF SEASONABLE CHRISTMAS FARE

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
8.7 x 11.7 cm.
Categories
WITH ALL GOOD WISHES centred within semi-circle of 5 cat's heads, each wearing ribbons
KGV UK
WITH ALL GOOD WISHES centred within semi-circle of 5 cat's heads, each wearing ribbons
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oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folds
inner sheet left:-WITH BEST WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE COMING YEAR
inner sheet right:-MY LITTLE WISHES MAKE THEIR WAY ACROSS THE MONTH OF DECEMBER. THEY KNOCK AT YOUR HEART ON CHRISTMAS DAY .... AND CONTENTMENT AND HAPPINESS

Author
ADELA WILKINS
Size
10.2 x 13.3 cm.
Categories
WITH ALL THE BEST WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE COMING YEAR, 2 gilt bells, black cat pulling the bell pull GOOD LUCK, holly
KGV UK
WITH ALL THE BEST WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE COMING YEAR, 2 gilt bells, black cat pulling the bell pull GOOD LUCK, holly
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oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folds, embossed, in red A NOTE IN SEASON
inside left:- in red cauldron over blazing fire
right top:- CHRISTMAS GREETING
below:-CHRISTMAS HOLDS TREASURE TIME CANNOT DESTROY, SWEET HOURS OF PLEASURE BRINGING FULL MEASURE OF SUNSHINE AND JOY; GLAD BE YOUR LIFE ALWAY, HAPPY YOUR HEART TO-DAY

Author
ADELA WILKINS
Size
10.2 x 12.2 cm.
Categories
YES! HAPPY GO LUCKY! ALWAYS bird on branch squaking at black cat with red bow sitting below
KGV UK
YES! HAPPY GO LUCKY! ALWAYS bird on branch squaking at black cat with red bow sitting below
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds
inside right top:-THE BEST OF WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS
below:-AH! IF YOU ONLY KNEW-- WHAT I'M THINKING OF YOU WHAT I'M WISHING - IT CAN'T BE EXPRESSED: BUT THE PICTURE'S DESIGNED FOR A CASE OF THIS KIND...SILENCE IS BEST!

Author
E.TRACY ARCHER
Size
8.2 x 10.8 cm.
Categories
YOUR AIN FIRESIDE BE EVER CHEERY young woman seated by blazing fire, black cat at her side, tartan bow & heather above
KGV UK
YOUR AIN FIRESIDE BE EVER CHEERY young woman seated by blazing fire, black cat at her side, tartan bow & heather above
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds, 3 narrow gilt margins
inside left:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU FROM
right:-THIS WILL EVER BE THE DAY WHEN GOODWILL WILL HAVE ITS SWAY SO ACCEPT MY WISHES TRUE FOR ALL HAPPINESS TO YOU
same image & front title comes with different greetings inside

Size
8.2 x 11.4 cm.
Categories
YOUR AIN FIRESIDE BE EVER CHEERY young woman seated by blazing fire, black cat at her side, tartan bow & heather above
KGV UK
YOUR AIN FIRESIDE BE EVER CHEERY young woman seated by blazing fire, black cat at her side, tartan bow & heather above
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds, 3 narrow gilt margins
inside left:-THE SEASONS GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FOR THE COMING YEAR FROM
right:-STEALING SOFTLY O'ER THE EARTH, SMILING BY EACH PEACEFUL HEARTH, CHRISTMAS COMES AGAIN AND AGAIN TO YOU IT BRINGS WISHES THAT ALL LIFE'S GOOD THINGS MAY MAKE GLAD ITS REIGN.
same image & front title comes with different greetings inside

Size
8.2 x 11.4 cm.
Categories