SET: Greeting, THE KING & QUEEN & QUEEN MARY, KGVI period, Birthday

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logo over RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD --ART PUBLISHERS TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN MARY COPYRIGHT LONDON PRINTED IN ENGLAND. with or w/o LONDON AND NORTHAMPTON, CHICAGO, TORONTO

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A BIRTHDAY GIFT card shaped like gift box
KGVI England
A BIRTHDAY GIFT card shaped like gift box
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oblong single sheet, four times folded
inside:- WITH THIS GIFT I SEND YOU GOOD WISHES FROM MY HEART; MAY HAPPINESS ATTEND YOU, GOOD FORTUNE NE'ER DEPART

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ALL CLEAR! THINGS ARE LOOKING UP! 2 rabbits look up at squirrel in tree & smiling sleepy sun
KGVI England
ALL CLEAR! THINGS ARE LOOKING UP! 2 rabbits look up at squirrel in tree & smiling sleepy sun
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oblong single sheet, single fold
inside:-I'VE BEEN ON THE ALERT AS THIS BIRTHDAY DREW NEAR, TO WISH YOU HAPPINESS AND LUCK FOR MANY A YEAR!

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ALL GOOD BETIDE on white plaque below ship in full sail heading front
KGVI England
ALL GOOD BETIDE on white plaque below ship in full sail heading front
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cover & sheet secured by ribbon, single folds, grey & green marginal design
inside right:-A HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND A HAPPY YEAR TO FOLLOW

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ALL GOOD WISHES on pink ribbon tied to basket of stylised flowers, green & cream background
KGVI England
ALL GOOD WISHES on pink ribbon tied to basket of stylised flowers, green & cream background
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die-cut single sheet
inside left:-A HAPPY BIRTHDAY
right:-JUST A CARD TO SAY MY THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU BECAUSE YOUR BIRTHDAY'S HERE, JUST TO WISH YOU EVERY JOY AND GLADNESS THROUGH MANY A COMING YEAR
used in 1942

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AN ELEPHANT NEVER FORGETS!, in red, unhappy elephant performs with clown holding elephant's hair applique on back
KGVI England
AN ELEPHANT NEVER FORGETS!, in red, unhappy elephant performs with clown holding elephant's hair applique on back
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verse from front:-AN ELEPHANTS HAIR TO BRING YOU THE BEST OF LUCK TO-DAY, AND TO SHOW I REMEMBER YOUR BIRTHDAY, TOO,FOR HE NEVER FORGETS, THEY SAY!
die-cut single sheet, 3 narrow red margins
inside right:-A HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU FROM

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BIRTHDAY GREETINGS two lambs look excitedly at flowers
KGVI England
BIRTHDAY GREETINGS two lambs look excitedly at flowers
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oblong single sheet, twice folded
inside:- HOPING YOU'LL JUMP FOR JOY ON YOUR BIRTHDAY AND BE BRIGHT AND FRISKY ALL THROUGH THE YEAR!

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crest above GWEDDW CREFFT-HEB-EI-DAWN
KGVI England
crest above GWEDDW CREFFT-HEB-EI-DAWN
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oblong single sheet, single fold
inside right top:-CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
below:-SWANSEA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF WALES, SINGLETON PARK, SWANSEA

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FAIR DAYS in gilt over lawn below flower beds & thatched house
KGVI England
FAIR DAYS in gilt over lawn below flower beds & thatched house
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single fold, narrow white margins, silver corner designs
inside right: top:- LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE AND MAKE YOUR LIFE A BIT OF SUNSHINE.
below:-MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY TO YOU
same image & front title comes with different greeting inside

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FAIR DAYS in gilt over lawn below flower beds & thatched house
KGVI England
FAIR DAYS in gilt over lawn below flower beds & thatched house
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single fold, narrow white margins, gilt corner designs
inside right top:- A HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
below:- AS BIRTHDAYS COME AND BIRTHDAYS GO YOUR PATHWAY RUN THROUGH FLOWERS AND MAY THE DIAL OF YOUR LIFE MARK ONLY SUNNY HOURS.
same image & front title comes with different greeting inside

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FIRESIDE FRIENDS 3 cats sit looking into blazing fire
KGVI England
FIRESIDE FRIENDS 3 cats sit looking into blazing fire
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread
inside right top:- MANY HAPPY RETURNS
second top:- WISHING YOU A HAPPY BIRTHDAY
below:-HERE'S HOPING THAT THE DAY WILL SEE YOU HAPPY AS YOU OUGHT TO BE, AND HERE ARE BIRTHDAY WISHES TOO, FOR A DAY THAT'S JUST AS NICE AS YOU.

same image without front title comes with different greetings inside & for Postcards

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY below inset, sheep in purple heather, horse & cart move away
KGVI England
HAPPY BIRTHDAY below inset, sheep in purple heather, horse & cart move away
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oblong cover & single sheet, secured by ribbon, single folds, marbled margins,
inside right top:- GREETINGS AND BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY BIRTHDAY
below:-"KEEP WELL AND KEEP GAY!' THAT'S MY WISH FOR THE DAY; "LOOK FORWARD WITH CHEER!" THAT'S MY WISH FOR THE YEAR.

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HAPPY MEMORIES below inset path between multicoloured flower beds
KGVI England
HAPPY MEMORIES below inset path between multicoloured flower beds
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oblong cover & sheet secured by ribbon, wide white margins
inside right top:- GREETINGS ON YOUR BIRTHDAY
below:-HERE'S MY WISH FOR YOU TO-DAY THAT YOUR HEART MAY BE AS LIGHT AS A BIRD'S UPON THE SPRAY, --THAT YOUR EYES MAY BE AS BRIGHT AS THE STARS ON SUMMER NIGHT THAT YOUR VOICE MAY BE AS GAY AS THE CHILDREN'S WHEN AT PLAY THAT YOUR FEET MAY TAKE THE RIGHT TURNINGS ALL THE WAY

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"IN A WORLD OF SPACE", COPYRIGHT "FLIGHT" R.A.F. plane chases intruder
KGVI England
"IN A WORLD OF SPACE", COPYRIGHT "FLIGHT"  R.A.F. plane chases intruder
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oblong single sheet, single fold, white margins,
inside right:- BIRTHDAY GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FROM
outside back:-THE PROFITS ACCRUING TO THE PUBLISHERS FROM THE SALE OF THESE CARDS, WILL BE GIVEN TO THE R.A.F. COMFORTS COMMITTEE TO PROVIDE AND DISTRIBUTE COMFORTS FOR THE R.A.F.
sold in envelope with impressed Tuck information on flap
Identical card comes w/o reference to Birthday in 2 sizes, recorded with "mixed" set titles

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MANY HAPPY RETURNS various flowers in vase
KGVI England
MANY HAPPY RETURNS various flowers in vase
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oblong single sheet, twice folded, secured by ribbon
inside:- MANY HAPPY RETURNS / WELCOME THE MORN THAT BRINGS AGAIN THE BIRTHDAY THAT'S SO DEAR. OF FORTUNE'S STORES THE BEST BE YOURS FOR MANY A HAPPY YEAR

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no front title, mass of multicoloured michaelmas daisies in dark brown vase
KGVI England
no front title, mass of multicoloured michaelmas daisies in dark brown vase
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oblong single sheet once folded, deep pink background
inside right top:-BIRTHDAY WISHES
below:-I AM SENDING FOR YOUR HAPPINESS; MAY GOOD LUCK AND JOY UNENDING GLADDEN ALLYOUR FUTURE WAY.S TODAY

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no front title, path by stream, masses of multicoloured rhododendrons
KGVI England
no front title, path by stream, masses of multicoloured rhododendrons
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oblong single sheet once folded, narrow white margins
inside right top:-WISHING YOU A HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND A HAPPY YEAR TO FOLLOW
below:-ALL OF THIS OLD EARTH'S FAIREST CHARMS ALL THAT IS GOOD AND TRUE, I'D LIKE TO GATHER IN MY ARMS AS A BIRTHDAY GIFT FOR YOU
used in 1942

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TO GREET YOU, puppy as gift in hat box decorated with flowers & ribbons
KGVI England
TO GREET YOU, puppy as gift in hat box decorated with flowers & ribbons
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die-cut single sheet once folded, yellow background
inside left:- sketch of birds & sundial
right:-JUST A BIRTHDAY GREETING AND A WISH THAT'S WARMAND TRUE: MAY HEALTH AND GOOD CHEER AND ALL YOU HOLD DEAR BE YOURS THE WHOLE YEAR THROUGH

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WISHING YOU A HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND JOY THROUGH ALL THE YEAR
KGVI England
WISHING YOU A HAPPY BIRTHDAY AND JOY THROUGH ALL THE YEAR
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single sheet, scalloped front, double folded, shiny cream background & stock
inside left:- stylised flowers:
right:- WHEN SUMMER LIKE A FULL BLOWN ROSE UNFOLDS HER BEAUTY TO OUR VIEW I HOPE THE HOURS WILL DISCLOSE THEIR GREATEST HAPPINESS TO YOU! I HOPE THE PLEASANT SUMMER SKIES WILL LIGHT YOUR BIRTHDAY WITH A SMILE AND OFFER SOME UNMATCHED SURPRISE TO GREET YOU EVERY LITTLE WHILE!

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