Christmas Gallery Page Fifteen
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Christmas Silk Fringed Card  Christmas Silk Fringed Card  
Mfg. Brett Lithos
Marked 306
Circa: 1886
Double Sides Silk Fringed Card on one side reads: "Spring ~ May Christmas Be A Merry And Mirthful Time".  The other side reads: " Summer ~ With Best Wishes For A Merry Christmas".

Mfg. obp
Circa: 1947
German Christmas Card reads: "Frohe Weihnachten und alles Gut zum neuer Jahr".   Card is blank inside.
Ernest Nister & Louis Prang
Mfg. Ernest Nister, London
L. Prang & Co., Boston
Printed in Bavaria
No. 1555
Circa: Late 1800's
Tiny Cut Out Card reads: "Merry Christmas to You"
Christmas Card Celluloid Masonia   Christmas Card Celluloid Masonia
Mfg. Masonia
Made in England
Marked with an Embossed D
Circa:  Late 1800's
Embossed, Celluloid Card is held together by a pink ribbon.  The Celluloid cover is Embossed and hand painted reading: "To wish you every Happiness".  The inside reads: "Christmas chimes again are sounding, Richly unto thee and thine, May all gladness be abounding, And may peace they path entwine. ~ Sincere Thoughts and Heartiest Wishes for a Happy Christmas ~ From"
Mfg. Unknown
Circa: Late 1800's
Most popular in the late 1800'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 of the card is a Christmas Greeting, the other side a New Year's Greeting.
Christmas Card W. G. Mac Farlane
Mfg. W. G. MacFarlane, Buffalo and Toronto
Santa Claus Series No. 101.
Circa: Postmarked December 25, 1907
Postcard with a Hand Painted feel reads: "Dear little Girl, I have been working hard all year making toys for all the good little boys and girls.  I will start from my home at the North Pole in a few days and will leave toys & good things for you at your house on Christmas Eve.  Lovingly, Santa Claus"

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