SET: Greeting, THE KING & QUEEN & QUEEN MARY (KGVI period) Christmas & New Year, WWII

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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 or MADE IN ENGLAND.

Items in Set

A PRIVATE GREETING boy in soldier's uniform saluting
KGVI England
A PRIVATE GREETING boy in soldier's uniform saluting
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread, single folds
inside right top:-A MERRY CHRISTMAS
below:-I SALUTE YOU GAILY, AND WISH YOU ALL GOOD CHEER, WITH TROOPS OF PLEASURES DAILY, NOW CHRISTMASTIDE IS HERE.
image used on Postcard 5327E CUTE KIDDIES, O.K..

Artist
BEATRICE MALLET
Size
9.5 x 12.7 cm.
Categories
BRITISH ARMY below crest & crossed swords
KGVI England
BRITISH ARMY below crest & crossed swords
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oblong cover & sheet secured by thread
inside right:-CHRISTMAS GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FOR THE COMING YEAR FROM

Size
12.8 x 1O.3 cm.
Categories
CDCO gilt embossed on green crest
KGVI England
CDCO gilt embossed on green crest
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single sheet single fold
inside right top:- WITH BEST WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR
below:- CANADIAN DENTAL CORPS(OVERSEAS)
used in 1942

Size
8.2 x 10.8 cm.
Categories
CONTROL COMMISSION GERMANY BRITISH ELEMENT
KGVI England
CONTROL COMMISSION GERMANY  BRITISH ELEMENT
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inside left: photograph BREAKING THE BRITISH FLAG CEREMONY IN BERLIN
inside right: WITH BEST WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR FROM
CHRISTMAS 1945

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"FELIX", THE LUCKY CAT (close front), TRAPPED SEVENTEEN DAYS UNDER LONDON DEBRIS - NOW WELL AND HAPPY AGAIN.
KGVI England
"FELIX", THE LUCKY CAT (close front), TRAPPED SEVENTEEN DAYS UNDER LONDON DEBRIS - NOW WELL AND HAPPY AGAIN.
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oblong single sheet, single fold
inside left:-FELIX DOESN'T KNOW THAT HE HAS MADE HISTORY IN THE CITY OF LONDON...long story regarding his survival-see scan
inside right :-CHRISTMAS GREETINGS AND THE BEST OF LUCK THROUGHOUT THE COMING YEAR

Size
10.5 x 12.7 cm.
Categories
"FELIX", THE LUCKY CAT(side), TRAPPED SEVENTEEN DAYS UNDER LONDON DEBRIS - NOW WELL AND HAPPY AGAIN.
KGVI England
"FELIX", THE LUCKY CAT(side), TRAPPED SEVENTEEN DAYS UNDER LONDON DEBRIS - NOW WELL AND HAPPY AGAIN.
Item Comment

oblong single sheet, single fold
inside left:-FELIX DOESN'T KNOW THAT HE HAS MADE HISTORY IN THE CITY OF LONDON...long story regarding his survival-see scan
inside right :-CHRISTMAS GREETINGS AND BEST WISHES FOR THE COMING YEAR
same image & front title come with different greetings inside

Size
10.8 x 15.6 cm.
Categories
"FELIX", THE LUCKY CAT(side), TRAPPED SEVENTEEN DAYS UNDER LONDON DEBRIS - NOW WELL AND HAPPY AGAIN.
KGVI England
"FELIX", THE LUCKY CAT(side), TRAPPED SEVENTEEN DAYS UNDER LONDON DEBRIS - NOW WELL AND HAPPY AGAIN.
Item Comment

oblong single sheet, single fold
inside left:-FELIX DOESN'T KNOW THAT HE HAS MADE HISTORY IN THE CITY OF LONDON...long story regarding his survival-see scan
inside right :-WITH ALL GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR
same image & front title come with different greetings inside

Size
10.5 x 12.7 cm.
Categories
"IN A WORLD OF SPACE" aerial dog-fight in pale blue sky with white clouds
KGVI England
"IN A WORLD OF SPACE" aerial dog-fight in pale blue sky with white clouds
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inside right:-GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FROM
comes in 2 sizes,Oversize cover & sheet secured by ribbon

Artist
F. GORDON CROSBY
Size
10.8 x 15.7 cm.
Categories
NZ ONWARD yellow, red, green & blue crest
KGVI England
NZ  ONWARD yellow, red, green & blue crest
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inside back:- GREETINGS AND SINCERE WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR
used in 1941

Size
10.2 x 12.6 cm.
Categories
POLAND'S ARMED FORCES COMFORTS FUND crowned eagle crest
KGVI England
POLAND'S ARMED FORCES COMFORTS FUND crowned eagle crest
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inside left:-
WESOLYCH SWIAT W MOIM KRAJU I OBY NOWY. ROK ZA POZWOLENIEM BOZEM ZAPROADZIL WAS DO WASZYCH DOMOW
translates to:-"MERRY CHRISTMAS IN MY COUNTRY AND NEW YEAR by the will of of God to your homes"
inside right:-Female Officer in uniform

Size
8.6 x 11.4 cm.
Categories
ROYAL AIR FORCE below gilt & blue crest & motto PER ARDUA AD ASTRA, with or w/o printed "ribbon"
KGVI England
ROYAL AIR  FORCE  below gilt & blue crest & motto  PER ARDUA AD ASTRA, with or w/o printed "ribbon"
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comes on cream or white stock, inside back paper page pasted WITH BEST WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR FROM.....

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ROYAL AIR FORCE gilt & blue crest, "ribbon" printed vertically, 0.8 cm grey bottom margin
KGVI England
ROYAL AIR  FORCE gilt  & blue crest, "ribbon" printed vertically, 0.8 cm grey bottom margin
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motto from front:- PER ARDUA AD ASTRA
single sheet single fold, on cream stock
inside right WITH BEST WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR FROM.....
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Size
12.7 x 10 cm.
Categories
ROYAL ARTILLERY gilt & blue crest, motto UBIQUE QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT
KGVI England
ROYAL ARTILLERY gilt & blue crest, motto UBIQUE QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT
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cover & single sheet secured by glue
inside right:- GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR FROM

Size
12.8 x 10.2 cm.
Categories
ROYAL CORPS OF SIGNALS on crest
KGVI England
ROYAL CORPS OF SIGNALS on crest
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oblong cover & sheet secured by glue
inside right:-WITH EVERY GOOD WISH FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR FROM

Size
10.2 x 12.8 cm.
Categories
ROYAL ENGINEERS multi-coloured crest & motto HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE
KGVI England
ROYAL ENGINEERS multi-coloured crest & motto HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE
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oblong cover & single sheet secured by glue, single fold, white stock
inside right:- oblong cover & single sheet secured by glue, single fold, cream stock
inside right:- WISHING YOU GOOD LUCK THIS CHRISTMAS AND THROUGHOUT THE NEW YEAR FROM
image comes on different stock & with different greetings

Size
10 x 12.6 cm.
Categories
ROYAL ENGINEERS multi-coloured crest & motto HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE
KGVI England
ROYAL ENGINEERS multi-coloured crest & motto HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE
Item Comment

oblong cover & single sheet secured by glue, single fold, cream stock
inside right:- GREETINGS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR FROM
image comes on different stock & with different greetings

Size
10 x 12.7 cm.
Categories
ROYAL NAVY gilt, silver red & blue crest
KGVI England
ROYAL NAVY gilt, silver red & blue crest
Item Comment

on sheet inside right:- WITH EVERY GOOD WISH FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR FROM

Size
12.7 x 10.2 cm.
Categories
VICTORY'S SIGNAL inset top-mast & flags against a blue but cloudy sky
KGVI England
VICTORY'S SIGNAL inset top-mast & flags against a blue but cloudy sky
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oblong sheet, single fold,, heavy cream stock
inside left:- 20 lines of text explaining how the flag signal was sent--see scan
right top:- crest of ADMIRALTY WHITEHALL in blue
below:-REMEMBRANCE AND ALL GOOD WISHES FOR CHRISTMAS AND THE NEW YEAR FROM CHRISTMAS 1940

Size
13 x 18.5 cm.
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