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

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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, with or w/o TORONTO, with or w/o MONTREAL ; -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN SAXONY

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A SONG AND A WISH in white below moonlit rural inset, 3 English Robins fly & perch
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A SONG AND A WISH in white below moonlit rural inset, 3 English Robins fly & perch
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, blue margins
inside right top:-TO WISH YOU A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS.
below:-ACROSS THE SKY THE WILD CLOUDS SWEEP THE AIR IS COLD AND KEEN, BUT MERRY CHRISTMAS COMES TO KEEP HEARTS WARM, AND MEMORIES GREEN: AND KINDLY THOUGHTS AND TRUE REGARD, PROMPT ME TO SEND THIS GREETING CARD. FROM

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BEST WISHES(B &W illuminated) , 4 blue-tits bluebirds of happiness, forget-me-nots left
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BEST WISHES(B &W illuminated) , 4 blue-tits bluebirds of happiness, forget-me-nots left
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oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folded, embossed
inside first right:- "TIME THAT WITH NOISELESS FOOT KEEPS STEP WITH YOU, STREW ALL YOUR WAY WITH FLOWERS"
second:-WITH ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM

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BEST WISHES in gilt below 3 bluebirds of happiness, pink blossom around, printed blue bow left
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BEST WISHES in gilt below 3 bluebirds of happiness, pink blossom around, printed blue bow left
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oblong sheet, single folded, embossed
inside right top:- "LIFE AND SONG, SHOULD AWAY FROM HEART TO HEART"
below:- A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU FROM

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BEST WISHES inset with robin perched on holly branches
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BEST WISHES inset with robin perched on holly branches
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oblong cover, single folded, embossed
inside right left:- "EACH DAY THE FUTURE OPENS TO YOUR VIEW BRIGHTER AND EVER BRIGHTER PROVE TO YOU."
inside right right:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR FROM

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BEST WISHES nine robins , holly to the right
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BEST WISHES nine robins , holly to the right
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oblong cover, single folded, embossed
inside left:- FROM
right top:- WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
right bottom:- WHEN THE CHRISTMAS HEARTHS ARE GLOWING, AND EACH HEART IS OVERFLOWING WITH WARM KINDLINESS ANEW - WHILE THE PLEASANT HOURS ARE FLEETING, I AM SENDING KINDLY GREETING WITH A HOST OF WISHES TRUE

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BEST WISHES, two robins perched on holly branches
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BEST WISHES, two robins perched on holly branches
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oblong cover, die cute, double folded, embossed
inside right top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
inside right bottom:- BRIGHT WITH HEALTH AND HOPE, AND GLADNESS MAY THIS CHRISTMAS DAWN FOR YOU, MAY NO CLOUD OF CARE OR SADNESS DIM ITS SUNLIGHT SKIES OF BLUE, FROM BEGINNING UNTO END MAY ALL GOOD YOUR STEPS ATTEND
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CHRISTMAS GREETINGS (C/G) illuminated, two robins perch on holly branch in front of church
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CHRISTMAS GREETINGS (C/G) illuminated, two robins perch on holly branch in front of church
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by string, single folded, embossed
verse on cover:- ALL HAPPINESS UPON YOU WAIT THIS GLAD AND MERRY SEASON (A/H/S) illuminated
inside left:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR TO YOU FROM
inside right:- CHRISTMAS! - WHY THE VERY MENTION OF IT SETS OUR HEARTS AGLOW, AND RECALLS TO MIND MANY A HAPPY HOUR SPENT IN COMPANY WITH FRIENDS, BOTH OLD, AND NEW, AND PROMPTS THE FEELING OF GOODWILL WITHIN US, WHEREFORE WE SEND FORTH OUR WISHES FOR THEIR HAPPINESS AND WELFARE

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CHRISTMAS GREETINGS, moonlit view, 3 bluebirds of happiness(or perhaps English robins) perched above rural church
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CHRISTMAS GREETINGS, moonlit view, 3 bluebirds of happiness(or perhaps English robins) perched above rural church
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single sheet single fold, blue marginal design
inside top right:- TO WISH YOU A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS.
below:- ACROSS THE SKY THE WILD CLOUDS SWEEP THE AIR IS COLD AND KEEN, BUT MERRY CHRISTMAS COMES TO KEEP, HEARTS WARM AND MEMORIES GREEN; AND KINDLY THOUGHTS AND TRUE REGARD, PROMPT ME TO SEND THIS GREETING CARD FROM

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COMES CHRISTMAS WITH ITS CORONAL OF MEMORIES SWEET, AND GLAD AND GAY (C/C/O/M/) illuminated, single robin perched on branch of holly in front of house
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COMES CHRISTMAS WITH ITS CORONAL OF MEMORIES SWEET, AND GLAD AND GAY (C/C/O/M/) illuminated, single robin perched on branch of holly in front of house
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by string, single folded, embossed
inside left:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR TO YOU FROM
inside right:- WHAT A WEALTH OF JOY SPRINGS UP IN OUR HEARTS WHEN CHRISTMAS COMES ROUND AGAIN! JOY WHICH THRILLS OUR WHOLE BEING WITH PLEASURE BECAUSE HAPPY MEMORIES COME BACK TO US, AND WE WOULD FAIN HOPE FOR EACH OTHER'S HAPPINESS THROUGHOUT THE SEASON AND IN THE YEARS TO COME

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FAIR DAYS in gilt over rural river scene with swans, purple flowers right
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FAIR DAYS in gilt over rural river scene with swans, purple flowers right
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cover & single sheet secured by ribbon folded once, embossed
inside right:- TO WISH YOU A BRIGHT AND HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM
below:-BRIGHT SPEED EACH SUNNY HOUR O'ER YOU LIGHTLY WINGING, EACH SOME FAIR AND GRACIOUS DOWER FOR YOUR FUTURE BRINGING....LOVING GREETING.

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GOOD WISHES (G illuminated) robin perching on single holly branch
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GOOD WISHES (G illuminated) robin perching on single holly branch
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by string, single folded, embossed
inside right top:- WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
bottom:- ALL THE BEST THAT LIFE CAN GIVE OF HAPPINESS AND PLEASURE, BE POURED TO-DAY UPON YOUR WAY IN RICH ABUNDANT MEASURE

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GOOD WISHES in gilt, inset with holly leaves, single robin in flight
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GOOD WISHES in gilt, inset with holly leaves, single robin in flight
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oblong cover, single folded, embossed
inside left top:- "THIS GENTLE EMBASSY OF FRIENDSHIP COMES TO WISH YOU HAPPINESS, AND ALL GOOD GIFTS." COPYRIGHT
inside left bottom:- KIND REMEMBRANCE AND BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM

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GREETINGS above large ivy leaves, bird in flight
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GREETINGS above large ivy leaves, bird in flight
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oblong, single sheet, insert secured by string, single fold
verse on cover:- GOOD WISHES GREET YOU GOOD FORTUNE SPEED YOU
inside first left:- "NOW WAKES THE INFANT YEAR, AND WITH IT HOPES"
next right:- A BRIGHT AND HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU FROM

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GREETINGS (G illuminated) single robin perched on holly tree
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GREETINGS (G illuminated) single robin perched on holly tree
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by string, single folded, embossed
inside left:- THE SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM
right:- A BLITHE AND CHEERY FIRESIDE, RINGED ROUND BY FACES DEAR, A MERRY, MERRY CHRISTMAS-TIDE, BRING IN A PROSPEROUS YEAR: ITS JOYS AND HOPES WITH YOU REMAIN TILL CHRISTMAS DAY COMES ROUND AGAIN

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GREETINGS in gilt, two robins perched on branches of holly
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GREETINGS in gilt, two robins perched on branches of holly
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oblong cover, single folded, embossed
inside left:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM
inside right:- HERE'S TO CHRISTMAS BLITHE AND JOLLY, WITH ITS MISTLETOE AND HOLLY, AND ITS FREE AND HEARTY FUN; MAY IT BRING YOU FULLEST MEASURE, OF ENJOYMENT, AND OF PLEASURE, ERE ITS MERRY RUN

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GREETINGS in gilt, winter scene, single robin in flight
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GREETINGS in gilt, winter scene, single robin in flight
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by string, single folded, embossed, same image comes without string
verse on cover:- BLITHE CHRISTMAS BACK AGAIN
inside left:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU FROM
inside right:- OLD MEMORIES COME BACK TO ME - OLD TUNES MY HEART IS SINGING, AH, YULE, NO JOY CAN SWEETER BE, THAN THOSE, WHICH THOU ART BRINGING! DO THOU THY BRIGHTEST GIFTS COMBINE, TO BLESS AND CHEER ALL FRIENDS OF MINE

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HAPPY DAYS in gilt above 2 bluebirds of happiness perched on ivy in circular central inset, printed green bow & ivy above
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HAPPY DAYS in gilt above 2 bluebirds of happiness perched on ivy in circular central inset,  printed green bow & ivy above
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oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folded, embossed
inside left:- FROM
inside first right:- MAY TIME SHAPE HAPPY DAYS FOR YOU AND MAY A PROSPEROUS SUN SHINE ON THEM
second:-WITH ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A BRIGHT AND HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM

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HOW D'YE DO? in white, hatching chick talks to caterpillar on twig left, blue inset background,
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HOW D'YE DO? in white, hatching chick talks to caterpillar on twig left, blue inset background,
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oblong single sheet, single folded, embossed
inside right top:-A HAPPY NEW YEAR in red
below:-THIS BIRD THROUGH HIS SHELL HAS JUST BROKEN IT'S PERHAPS THE FIRST TIME HE HAS SPOKEN, BUT HE'S GREETING A FRIEND, SO HIS PICTURE I SEND OF KIND CHRISTMAS WISHES A TOKEN. FROM
used in 1912

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JOY WING THE HOURS in gilt, view through window of bluebirds of happiness flying over rural scene, blue porcelain on shelf above
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JOY WING THE HOURS in gilt, view through window of bluebirds of happiness flying over rural scene, blue porcelain on shelf above
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by ribbon, unusual cuts & folds, embossed
inside first right top:-"THIS GENTLE EMBASSY OF FRIENDSHIP COMES TO WISH YOU HAPPINESS AND ALL GOOD GIFTS"
below :-SINCERE CHRISTMAS GREETING AND ALL KIND REMEMBRANCE FROM
second right:-NO MUSIC CAN BE SWEETER THAN AN OLDEN STRAIN, SO TAKE THE DEAR OLD GREETING, FROM OUR HEARTS AGAIN, AND MAY THE LOVED FAMILIAR WORDS, WITH TENDER CHIME, RING OUT OUR KINDLY THOUGHTS OF YOU, THIS CHRISTMAS TIME

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no front title, oval inset, gilt & white borders, 2 swans swimming, rural inset
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no front title, oval inset, gilt & white borders, 2 swans swimming, rural inset
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oblong cover & single sheet, single fold, embossed
inside first right:- HEARTY CHRISTMAS GREETING AND ALL GOOD WISHES FROM
second:-THE SEASONS BRIEF BUT MAY ITS JOYS ABIDE TO CHEER YOU TILL ANOTHER CHRISTMASTIDE

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REMEMBRANCE above large ivy leaves, bird in flight
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REMEMBRANCE above large ivy leaves, bird in flight
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oblong, single sheet, single fold
on cover:- THIS MERRY SEASON BRING YOU EVERY GOOD
inside right top:- "THIS GENTLE EMBASSY OF FRIENDSHIP COMES TO WISH YOU HAPPINESS, AND ALL GOOD GIFTS." COPYRIGHT
bottom:- KIND REMEMBRANCE AND BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM

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SINCERE GOOD WISHES (S illuminated) two birds sit on branch of holly
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SINCERE GOOD WISHES (S illuminated) two birds sit on branch of holly
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oblong cover, single folded, embossed
inside right top:- A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS
bottom:- ONLY JOY MAY TIME BESTOW YOU, ALL THIS MERRY CHRISTMASTIDE! AND MAY NEW YEAR ONLY SHOW YOU VISTAS OF LIFE'S SUNNY SIDE! FROM

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THE GLAD EYE below 2 fantasy birds on large green inset
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THE GLAD EYE below 2 fantasy birds on large green inset
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oblong single sheet, single fold, embossed
inside right top:-SMILE AWHILE, AND WHILE YOU SMILE ANOTHER SMILES, AND SOON THERE'S MILES AND MILES OF SMILES AND LIFE'S WORTH WHILE BECAUSE YOU SMILE.
below:-HEARTY CHRISTMAS GREETINGS

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TO GREET YOU 15 robins perched one evergreen in gilt red & gilt oval design
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TO GREET YOU 15 robins perched one evergreen in gilt red & gilt oval design
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oblong cut & half cover, single folded, embossed
inside top left:- WITH LOVING CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
below:-WITH ALL MY HEART I WISH MY LITTLE FRIEND THAT YOU A BRIGHT AND MERRY YULE MAY SPEND message rotates
right:-3 children in winter coats prepare to snowball

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TO GREET YOU in gilt, view through window of bluebirds of happiness flying over rural scene, blue porcelain on shelf above
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TO GREET YOU in gilt, view through window of bluebirds of happiness flying over rural scene, blue porcelain on shelf above
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by ribbon, unusual cuts & folds, embossed--but inside missing

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TO GREET YOU IN in orange above girl holding stick behind her back, 2 geese below front right, daisies around
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TO GREET YOU IN in orange above girl holding stick behind her back, 2 geese below front right, daisies around
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by thread, narrow gilt margins
second right top :-WITH LOVING WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:- WELCOME TO THIS HAPPY DAY OF LOVE AND MIRTH AND FUN AND PLAY I'M HOPING T MAY HOLD FOR YOU MANY PLEASURES SWEET AND NEW I SEND MY LOVE TO GREAT AND SMALL AND MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU ALL

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WISHING YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A STEADY HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM drunk owls wearing hats try & walk under lamp-post AN OWLING TIME
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WISHING YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A STEADY HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM drunk owls wearing hats try & walk under lamp-post AN OWLING TIME
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oblong single sheet, single fold, embossed
inside right:- A LITTLE NONSENSE NOW AND THEN IS RELISHED BY THE WISEST MEN.

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WITH BEST WISHES (W/B/W illuminated) robin sitting on holly branch, more holly above, cabin to the right
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WITH BEST WISHES (W/B/W illuminated) robin sitting on holly branch, more holly above, cabin to the right
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oblong cover, single folded, embossed
inside left:- FROM
inside right top:- WITH LOVING WISHES
bottom:- I WISH YOU JOY, AND ALL GOOD LUCK, NOW CHRISTMAS DAY IS HERE, OH MAY IT BE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN ALL THE HAPPY YEAR! MAY MORE THAN ALL YOUR HOPES COME TRUE WHEN SANTA CLAUS COMES ROUND TO YOU!

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WITH BEST WISHES (W/B/W illuminated) robin sitting on holly branch, more holly above, cabin to the right
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no images for this item
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oblong cover, single folded, embossed
inside left:- FROM
inside right top:- WITH LOVING WISHES
bottom:- I WISH YOU JOY, AND ALL GOOD LUCK, NOW CHRISTMAS DAY IS HERE, OH MAY IT BE THE HAPPIEST DAY IN ALL THE HAPPY YEAR! MAY MORE THAN ALL YOUR HOPES COME TRUE WHEN SANTA CLAUS COMES ROUND TO YOU!

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WTO GREET YOU IN in orange above girl holding stick behind her back, 2 geese below front right, daisies around
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no images for this item
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by thread, narrow gilt margins
second right top :-WITH LOVING WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:- WELCOME TO THIS HAPPY DAY OF LOVE AND MIRTH AND FUN AND PLAY I'M HOPING T MAY HOLD FOR YOU MANY PLEASURES SWEET AND NEW I SEND MY LOVE TO GREAT AND SMALL AND MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU ALL

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