SET: Greeting, series & groups: the DIAMOND REIGN SERIES, Queen Victoria Made in Bavaria

Set Information edit

Set Comment

logo over TRADE MARK -- BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT-- PUBLISHERS TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN BAVARIA --COPYRIGHT
other DIAMOND JUBILEE cards were sold without the DIAMOND REIGN SERIES title & Made in Saxony

Items in Set

GOD SAVE OUR GRACIOUS QUEEN crown shaped card, heart shaped flap edged by violets
QV Bavaria
GOD SAVE OUR GRACIOUS QUEEN crown shaped card, heart shaped flap edged by violets
Item Comment

die-cut cover stuck to backing & cut to make heart shaped flap secured by ribbon
inside:-HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS YEAR OF REJOICING FROM YOUR MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY'S LOYAL SUBJECT

Size
12 x 10 cm.
Categories
GOD SAVE OUR GRACIOUS QUEEN in gilt below central gilt crown, elaborate embossed blue & white forget-me-not design
QV Bavaria
GOD SAVE OUR GRACIOUS QUEEN in gilt below central gilt crown, elaborate embossed blue & white forget-me-not design
Item Comment

die-cut cover & single sheet secured by ribbon, single fold, cut to make heart shaped flap on cover & sheet
inside right, first sheet:- THE DIAMOND REIGN
second sheet:- HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS YEAR OF REJOICING FROM YOUR MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY'S LOYAL SUBJECT

Size
11x 14 cm.
Categories
GOD SAVE OUR QUEEN, above gilt crown within floral apple blossom borders, embossed
QV Bavaria
GOD SAVE OUR QUEEN, above gilt crown within floral apple blossom borders, embossed
Item Comment

die-cut cover & single sheet secured by ribbon, single fold, cut to make oblong flap on cover & sheet
inside right, first sheet:- DIAMOND JUBILEE, 1897 "A THOUSAND CLAIMS TO REVERANCE CLOSED IN HER AS MOTHER, WIFE AND QUEEN"
second sheet:- HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS YEAR OF REJOICING FROM YOUR MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY'S LOYAL SUBJECT

Author
TENNYSON
Size
14.5 x 10.3 cm.
Categories
THE DIAMOND REIGN gold crown within heart shaped wreath of purple and white flowers
QV Bavaria
THE DIAMOND REIGN gold crown within heart shaped wreath of purple and white flowers
Item Comment

single folded, embossed,
inside top:- "THE LORD BLESS THEE AND KEEP THEE." NUM. VI 24
below:- HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS FROM YOUR MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY'S LOYAL SUBJECT

Size
8.5 x 8.5 cm
Categories
thistle (BALMORAL on back), rose(WINDSOR on back)and clover(VICE-REGAL LODGE DUBLIN (on back) fold out to reveal crown shaped card
QV Bavaria
thistle (BALMORAL on back), rose(WINDSOR on back)and clover(VICE-REGAL LODGE DUBLIN (on back) fold out to reveal crown shaped card
Item Comment

die-cut, triple folds, 3 flaps
back top:- "MANY DAYS SHALL SEE HER AND YET NO DAY
WITHOUT A DEED TO CROWN IT"
below:-HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS MEMORABLE YEAR OF REJOICING FROM YOUR MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY'S LOYAL SUBJECTS

Author
SHAKESPEARE
Size
13 cm
Categories
THY PEOPLE'S THOUGHTS ARE WITH THEE embossed gilt crown with floral pansy display
QV Bavaria
THY PEOPLE'S THOUGHTS ARE WITH THEE embossed gilt crown with floral pansy display
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, folded, 4 irregular edges
right inside top:-DIAMOND JUBILEE, 1897
below:- A THOUSAND CLAIMS TO REVERENCE CLOSED IN HER AS MOTHER, WIFE AND QUEEN
inside back cover:-HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS MEMORABLE YEAR OF REJOICING FROM YOUR MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY'S LOYAL SUBJECT
larger version comes with different back inscription

Author
TENNYSON
Size
10.5 x 6 cm
Categories
THY PEOPLE'S THOUGHTS ARE WITH THEE embossed gilt crown with floral pansy display
QV Bavaria
THY PEOPLE'S THOUGHTS ARE WITH THEE embossed gilt crown with floral pansy display
Item Comment

die-cut cover & single sheet, folded with small front flap, 4 irregular edges
right inside top:-DIAMOND JUBILEE, 1897
below:- "GOD AND HIS ANGELS GUARD YOUR SACRED THRONE"
inside back cover:-HEARTFELT CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS MEMORABLE YEAR OF REJOICING FROM YOUR MOST GRACIOUS MAJESTY'S LOYAL SUBJECT
smaller version comes with different first inscription

Author
SHAKESPEARE
Size
14.5 x 10 cm
Categories