Birthday Gallery Page Five
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Mfg. Unknown
Printed in Germany
Circa: Postmarked, November 26th, 1907
Embossed Post Card with Gold Leafed letters and Gold Leafed edge around the textured drawing of an old home next to a stream with a waterfall. The card reads: "Birthday Greetings - Joys around your Birthday centred, ... With their merriest welcome greet you, And the year that you have entered, ... Day by day, those joys repeat you ..".

Mfg. Unknown
Printed in Germany
Circa: 1907
Embossed, Gold Leafed,  Mechanical Postcard has three wheels which can be turned to change the Day of the Week, the Date and the Month.  A metal grommet holds each wheel in place.  The card has a flat backing hiding the grommets and wheels and making a flat writing surface.
Mfg. A Gibson Card
Circa: 1940's
4 Cut-out Children's Animal Cards.  The kitty and the bird fold into fourths and the bear and the doggie fold in half.
Mfg. A Gibson Smile Card
Circa: 1949
Cut-out folded card reads: "So sorry I forgot your birthday!  I could just hang myself --"
Inside reads: "Around your neck - and say I'm Sorry, Sorry, Sorry!  Many happy returns!".
Card folds into fourths.
Mfg. L. Prang & Co., Boston
Circa: 1886

Most popular in the late 1800's and early 1900's this Silk Fringed Card has two sides and was meant to be hand delivered or sent in an envelope unlike other mailed "postcards" of those days.  One side reads: "Birthday Wish.  May God bless you with Health and Happy days".  The other side reads: "Health, Prosperity and Happiness attend you".




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