SET: Greeting, KING & QUEEN & QUEEN MARY, KGVI period, Printed in England, Birthday, Oversize, Embroidered

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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.

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EVER TRUE IN BLUE below flag & rose with stylized flowers on transparent inset in thick card
KGVI England
EVER TRUE IN BLUE below flag & rose with stylized flowers on transparent inset in thick card
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oblong thick card & thin paper sheet inside secured by patriotic ribbon, single folded
inside: right top- TO WISH YOU HAPPINESS ON YOUR BIRTHDAY
below:-THE BEST OF LOVE I'M SENDING, DEAR BOY SO BRAVE AND TRUE: MY WISHES ARE UNENDING THAT LUCK MAY BE WITH YO TO KEEP YOU EVER SAFE AND SOUND, TILL HAPPIER DAYS AGAIN COME ROUND

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EVER TRUE on thin mesh inset in blue with flag, rose & thistle GOD SAVE OR KING & QUEEN verse
KGVI England
EVER TRUE on thin mesh inset in blue with flag, rose & thistle GOD SAVE OR KING & QUEEN verse
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verse from front:-ONE WITH BRITAIN, HEART & SOUL! ONE LIFE, ONE FLAG, ONE FLEET, ONE THRONE!
die-cut cover & single sheet secured by red, white & blue ribbon, single folds, cream background
inside top:- A HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
below:- I THINK OF YOU WITH PRIDE AND JOY, AND WISH YOU LUCK, MY SOLDIER BOY BECAUSE YOU'VE GONE TO JOIN THE FIGHT FOR ALL THAT'S JUST AND ALL THAT'S RIGHT!GOD KEEP YOU, DEAR, FROM DAY TO DAY, AND BRING YOU SAFELY BACK I PRAY!

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LOVE TO MY BRAVE BOY above basket of pansies embroidered in gilt on thin mesh in gilt horseshoe
KGVI England
LOVE TO MY BRAVE BOY above basket of pansies embroidered in gilt on thin mesh in gilt horseshoe
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die-cut cover & single sheet secured by red, white & blue ribbon, single folds, blue/grey background
inside right top:- FONDEST WISHES AND MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY
below:-THE BEST OF LUCK, DEAR BOY, TO YOU, TO KEEP YOU SAFE AND SOUND! MY THOUGHTS WILL EVER BE WITH YOU TILL BRIGHTER DAYS COME ROUND!

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LOVE TO MY BRAVE BOY in gilt on transparent inset in thick card, in gilt horseshoe
KGVI England
LOVE TO MY BRAVE BOY in gilt on transparent inset in thick card, in gilt horseshoe
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oblong thick card & thin paper sheet inside secured by patriotic ribbon, single folded, 3 gilt margins
inside top:- FONDEST WISHES AND MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY
below:-THE BEST OF LUCK , DEAR BOY, TO YOU, TO KEEP YOU SAFE AND SOUND! MY THOUGHTS WILL EVER BE WITH YOU TILL BRIGHTER DAYS COME ROUND!

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LOVE TO MY BRAVE BOY on thin mesh in gilt horseshoe, basket of pansies
KGVI England
LOVE TO MY BRAVE BOY on thin mesh in gilt horseshoe, basket of pansies
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die-cut cover & single sheet secured by orange, white & blue ribbon, single folds, 3 gilt margins, pale blue background
inside top:- FONDEST WISHES AND MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY
below:-THE BEST OF LUCK, DEAR BOY, TO YOU,TO KEEP YOU SAFE AND SOUND! MY THOUGHTS WILL EVER BE WITH YOU TILL BRIGHTER DAYS COME ROUND!

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ROYAL AIR FORCEbelow 2 flags & crown on transparent inset in thick card
KGVI England
ROYAL AIR FORCEbelow 2 flags & crown on transparent inset in thick card
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oblong thick card & thin paper sheet inside secured by patriotic ribbon, single folded
inside: right top- BIRTHDAY GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES
below:-GOOD LUCK TO YOU, AS YOU WING YOUR WAY THROUGH SKIES OF BLUE OR SKIES OF GREY, SUNSHINE OR CLOUDY WEATHER........WE'RE AGAIN TOGETHER!

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ROYAL AIR FORCE on thin mesh in blue, crown & flags,set in grey barrage balloon
KGVI England
ROYAL AIR FORCE on thin mesh in blue, crown & flags,set in grey barrage balloon
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die-cut cover & single sheet secured by red, white & blue ribbon, single folds, cream background
inside top:- BIRTHDAY GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES
below:-GOOD LUCK TO YOU, AS YOU WING YOUR WAY THROUGH SKIES OF BLUE OR SKIES OF GREY, SUNSHINE OR CLOUDY WEATHER; I THINK OF YOU, AND OF DAYS IN STORE, GLAD DAYS WHEN YOU COME HOME ONCE MORE, AND WE'RE AGAIN TOGETHER!

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TO M Y DEAR BOY inset on back of blue-bird fo happiness carrying card in bill on transparent inset in thick card
KGVI England
TO M Y DEAR BOY inset on back of blue-bird fo happiness carrying card in bill on transparent inset in thick card
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oblong thick card & thin paper sheet inside secured by patriotic ribbon, single folded
inside:right top:- BIRTHDAY GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES
below:- MY THOUGHTS COME SWIFTLY WINGING - THIS LOVING MESSAGE BRINGING - MAY NOUGHT BUT GOOD BETIDE YOU, AND LUCK BE E'ER BESIDE YOU

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TO MY DEAR BOY on thin mesh in gilt & silver across back of blue-bird-of-happiness flying left with greeting in bill
KGVI England
TO MY DEAR BOY on thin mesh in gilt & silver across back of blue-bird-of-happiness flying left with greeting in bill
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by glue, single folds, cloudy background
inside top:- BIRTHDAY GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES
below:-MY THOUGHTS COME SWIFTLY WINGING, THIS LOVING MESSAGE BRINGING-- MAY NOUGHT BUT GOOD BETIDE YOU, AND LUCK BE E'ER BETIDE YOU!

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TO MY DEAR SON on thin mesh in blue below pink rose & buds
KGVI England
TO MY DEAR SON on thin mesh in blue below pink rose & buds
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die-cut cover & single sheet secured by red, white & blue ribbon, single folds, blue background
inside top:- LOVING WISHES FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY
below:-MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU, MY BOY, TO-DAY, IN WISHES WARMER THAN MY WORDS CAN SAY, GOD KEEP YOU, DEAR, WHEREVER YOU MAY BE, AND BRING YOU SAFELY BACK AGAIN TO ME.

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TO OUR DEAR SON inset with purple flowers under gilt hoseshoe with red, white & blue ribbon bow
KGVI England
TO OUR DEAR SON inset with purple flowers under gilt hoseshoe with red, white & blue ribbon bow
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oblong thick card & thin paper sheet inside secured by patriotic ribbon, single folded
inside right top:- MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY
below:- OUR DEAREST BOY, OUR PRIDE AND JOY, HERE;S ALL THE BEST TO YOU! GOOD LUCK BETIDE YOU TO BRING YOU SAFELY THROUGH!

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TO OUR DEAR SON on thin mesh in blue horseshoe below anchor & purple pansies
KGVI England
TO OUR DEAR SON on thin mesh in blue horseshoe below anchor & purple pansies
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die-cut cover & single sheet secured by red, white & blue ribbon, single folds, 3 red,white & blue margins, blue background
inside top:- LOVING WISHES FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY
below:-MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU, MY BIY, TO-DAY IN WISHES WARMER THAN MY WORDS CAN SAY, GOD KEEP YOU, DEAR, WHEREVER YOU MAY BE, AND BRING YOU SAFELY BACK AGAIN TO ME.

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TO OUR DEAR SON on thin mesh in gilt wishbone below anchor & purple pansies
KGVI England
TO OUR DEAR SON on thin mesh in gilt wishbone below anchor & purple pansies
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die-cut cover & single sheet secured by red, white & blue ribbon, single folds, 3 gilt margins, cream background
inside top:- MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY
below:-OUR DEAREST BOY, OUR PRICE AND JOY, HERE'S ALL THE BEST TO YOU! GOOD LUCK BETIDE YOU AND STAY BESIDE YOU TO BRING YOU SAFELY THROUGH!

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YOUR BIRTHDAY flowers cross stitched below, flowers and bluebirds above
KGVI England
YOUR BIRTHDAY flowers cross stitched below, flowers and bluebirds above
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oblong single sheet, single folded, insert secured by ribbon
inside:- A HAPPY BIRTHDAY / IF BUT THIS CARD COULD BRING TO YOU THE LOVE MY FOND HEART HOLDS, WHAT BURNING THOUGHTS AND WISHES TRUE YOU'D FIND WITHIN ITS FOLDS BUT ALL I FEEL FOR YOU TO-DAY COULD NEVER BE EXPRESSED, SO PLEASE ACCEPT WHAT WORDS CAN SAY AND TRY TO GUESS THE REST!

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