Christmas Gallery Page Ten
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Cut Out Christmas Card
Mfg. Unknown
Circa: 1899
One of our most unusual Holiday Cards, this Cut-Out Embossed Card shaped link a curling leaf, reads: "With The Seasons Greetings".
Raphael Tuck and Sons Christmas Card   Raphael Tuck & Sons

Raphael Tuck and Sons
  Raphael Tuck and Sons

Silk Fringed Card
  Silk Fringed Card
Mfg. Raphael Tuck & Sons
Artist Initials MH
Poetry / Verse: Fannie Goddard &
Eden Hooper
Circa: 1886
A very Rare and Excellent example of a Raphael Tucks & Sons boxed Double Sided Silk Fringed Gift Christmas Card. The box has a wonderful winter scene and hand inlaid trim.  The box set was bought at auction with the two cards shown, but the pink /  yellow flowered card was probably added and did not come with the original box and is a Many Happy Returns / Birthday Card.  These gift cards were sent through the mail in the box and were quite pricey even at today's standards.  These cards were in the $30.00 range in the late 1800's!  The horizontal card reads:  "A Happy Christmas.  Not in the hangin of the walls about, The full delightfulness of Christmas lies, But in the taking and giving out of Happiness, with those we love or prize. - Eden Hooper"  ~  The other side reads: "God bless thee dear, shield thee from every care, Grant that thy like may be from perils clear, Give thee of his own peace an ample share, Guard thee through every day of this New Year.  - Fannie Goddard"  You will also find this card in our New Year's Section.

Mfg. Unknown
Marked Musical Post Card
Circa: Postmarked December 23, 1910
Double Sided, Embossed Postcard, with a squeaker inside, that Squeaks / Whistles when you press on it.  Card reads: " Gloria in ~ A Merry Christmas".

Mfg. E. Nash
Copyright 1910
Night Before Christmas Series No. 15
Circa: Postmarked December 22, 1911
Embossed, Gold Leafed Postcard reads: "The Night before Christmas".

Mfg. W. Hagelberg
Marked N327366  Berlin
Circa: 1896
Another one of our most prized and beautiful Holiday Cards, this Cut-Out Embossed Card shaped link a Owl Feather, reads: "Good luck and happy days befall. ~ A Christmas greeting with love. ~ The inside reads: "Tu whit to whool sing the owls above, The yule log burns, for it's bitterly cold, What time like the present for sweet deeds of love?  And love turns the basest of things into gold...E. E. Griffin".

Mfg. B.B. London
Series No. X 556
Printed in Germany
Circa: 1897
Embossed, Gold Leafed Postcard with attached Card and Ribbon reads: "Every Good Wish ~ To Give You Hearty Greetings.  ~  Inside reads: "To Wish You a Merry Christmas ~ Joy be yours, this Christmas morning, Glad and merry, may you be".

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