SET: Greeting, King Edward VII & Queen Alexandra, Made in Saxony, Valentine & love, Floral

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logo over TRADE MARK --PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT-- TO THEIR MAJESTIES THE KING AND QUEEN ALEXANDRA -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON ;with or w/o PARIS ; NEW YORK; BERLIN; MONTREAL-- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED AT THE FINE ART WORKS IN SAXONY -- -- ARTISTIC SERIES
some cards come with capital E on back bottom left

Items in Set

FORGET-ME-NOT in gilt on white placard in gilt basket of forget-me-nots, FOR YOU in gilt on pale blue hearts above. floral chain across both flaps
KED&QA Saxony
FORGET-ME-NOT in gilt on white placard in gilt basket of forget-me-nots, FOR YOU in gilt  on pale blue hearts above. floral chain across both flaps
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die-cut single sheet, double folded left flap, embossed
inside right top:- TO MY VALENTINE
below:-DENY ME NOT TO LOVE THE DOES NOT THE VERY SKY LEAN LOVINGLY ABOVE THEE? THEN, DARLING, WHY NOT I?
same greeting and style as other card in set, slight differences in forget-me-not basket on cover

Size
11 x 14.5 cm.
Categories
FORGET-ME-NOT in gilt on white placard in gilt basket of forget-me-nots, FOR YOU in gilt on pale blue hearts above. floral chain across both flaps
KED&QA Saxony
FORGET-ME-NOT in gilt on white placard in gilt basket of forget-me-nots, FOR YOU in gilt  on pale blue hearts above. floral chain across both flaps
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double folded left flap, embossed
inside right top:- TO MY VALENTINE
below:-DENY ME NOT TO LOVE THE DOES NOT THE VERY SKY LEAN LOVINGLY ABOVE THEE? THEN, DARLING, WHY NOT I?
same greeting and style as other card in set, slight differences in forget-me-not basket on cover

Size
11 x 14.5 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES(G & W illuminated) ornate vase above violets, narrow pale green marginal design
KED&QA Saxony
GOOD WISHES(G & W illuminated) ornate vase above violets, narrow pale green marginal design
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oblong single sheet, folded with double fold and cuts to left flap, perforated margins right, embossed
inside left top:- WITH FOND LOVE TO MY SWEETHEART
below:-HERE'S MY HEART, OH LADY FAIR, IF YOU WILL BUT TAKE IT, YOUR LIFE SHALL BE AS FREE FROM CARE, AS FAITHFUL LOVE CAN MAKE IT!
,

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
10 x 7.2 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES in gilt lower right, violets & forget-me-nots & gilt design, circular inset of boy in sailing ship laden with pansies
KED&QA Saxony
GOOD WISHES in gilt lower right,  violets & forget-me-nots & gilt design, circular inset of boy in sailing ship laden with pansies
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oblong single sheet, single fold to give left & right flaps, embossed
inside right top:- TO MY VALENTINE
below:-DO YOU WANT A LOVING HEART, TRUE AT ALL TIMES AND SEASONS? TO WEEP WITH YOU AND LAUGH WITH YOU, AND NEVER ASK THE REASONS? I'LL BE THAT HEART THROUGH WEAL OR WOE, AND NEVER CHANGE OR COOLNESS KNOW!

Size
15 x 9.7 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS(G illuminated) ornate vase above ivy & forget-me-nots, narrow blue marginal design
KED&QA Saxony
GREETINGS(G illuminated) ornate vase above ivy & forget-me-nots, narrow blue marginal design
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die-cut single sheet, single fold to give left & right flaps, embossed
inside right top:- MY VALENTINE WITH LOVING GREETING
below:-SURELY 'TIS THE TIME FOR WOOING,WHEN ST. VALENTINE IS HERE, AND MY HEART TO YOU IS TURNING IN THE LOVE-TIME OF THE YEAR

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
10.2 x 7 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS in gilt lower right, forget-me-nots & gilt design, circular inset of boy in sailing ship laden with forget-me-nots
KED&QA Saxony
GREETINGS in gilt lower right,  forget-me-nots & gilt design, circular inset of boy in sailing ship laden with forget-me-nots
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oblong single sheet, single fold to give left & right flaps, embossed
inside right top:- TO MY SWEETHEART
below:- BRIGHT AS THE SUNSHINE AND SWEET AS THE ROSE, AND HAPPY THE STREAMLET THAT LAUGHS AS IT FLOWS; BUT WHAT WOULD THE SUNSHINE OR ROSE BE TO ME, OR MUSIC OF STREAMLET, OH, LOVE, WITHOUT THEE?

Size
15.3 x 9.8 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS in gilt on ornate green vase containing daffodils
KED&QA Saxony
GREETINGS in gilt on ornate green vase containing daffodils
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die-cut single sheet, folded with double fold and cuts to left flap, embossed
inside left top:- VALENTINE GREETINGS
below:-MY LOVE SURROUND YOU WITH FRAGRANCE RARE, YOUR FRIENDS BE KIND AND FORTUNE FAIR.
perforated right flap:-GOLDEN DAYS OF GLADNESS hanging over perforated window of pale green daffodils
used in 1910

Size
10 x 14 cm.
Categories
HAPPINESS BE YOURS in gilt on deep blue gilt bordered plaque blue forget-me-nots above & below
KED&QA Saxony
HAPPINESS BE YOURS in gilt on deep blue gilt bordered plaque blue forget-me-nots above & below
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oblong single sheet, single fold to give left & right flaps, embossed
inside right top:-MY HEART FOR THINE
below:-WOULD I THIS SIMPLE CARD COULD BE TO BE TOUCHED BY YOUR HAND WERE BLISS WOULD I COULD FLY ON THE BREEZES BY, AND LEAVE ON YOUR LIPS A KISS.
same image & front title come with different greetings inside

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
9 x 9.1 cm.
Categories
HEARTY WISHES across forget-me-not & gilt bordered heart shaped plaque above sea-scape inset at base
KED&QA Saxony
HEARTY WISHES across forget-me-not & gilt bordered heart shaped plaque above sea-scape inset at base
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oblong single sheet, single fold, embossed
inside right top:- WITH LOVING GREETINGS TO MY VALENTINE
below:- HERE'S MY HEART, OH LADY FAIR, IF YOU WILL BUT TAKE IT, YOUR LIFE SHALL BE AS FREE FROM CARE, AS FAITHFUL LOVE CAN MAKE IT!

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
8 x 9.5cm.
Categories
LOVE in pink gilt bordered hearts above HAPPY DAYS on placard in basket of lilies-of-the-valley & tulips, green ribbon
KED&QA Saxony
LOVE in pink gilt bordered hearts above HAPPY DAYS on placard in basket of lilies-of-the-valley & tulips, green ribbon
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oblong single sheet, folded with double fold and cuts to left flap, embossed
inside right top:-WITH LOVING GREETINGS
below:-EVERY HOUR OF EVERY DAY,SWEET, I THINK ABOUT YOU, SKIES ARE EVER DULL AND GRAY AND I'M SAD WITHOUT YOU. IF YOU WILL BE MY VALENTINE, THE SUN WILL ALWAYS ON ME SHINE.

Size
10 x 14.5 cm.
Categories
LOVING WISHES(L & W illuminated) apple blossoms up top and in heart-shaped inset
KED&QA Saxony
LOVING WISHES(L & W illuminated) apple blossoms up top and in heart-shaped inset
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oblong single sheet, single half-fold, unusual cut to give small left, embossed
inside right:- TO MY SWEETHEART
below:- LOVING HEARTS LIKE THINE AND MINE, NAUGHT CAN SEVER OR DIVIDE; LOVE'S BRIGHT TENDRILS 'ROUND THEM TWINE, LINKING THEM CLOSE WHAT'ER BETIDE

Size
9.2 x 14.5 cm.
Categories
MY LOVE with LOVE in stylised pink flowers above pinks on top of gilt horseshoe round rural inset bridge over stream, more pinks below
KED&QA Saxony
MY LOVE with LOVE in stylised pink flowers above pinks on top of gilt horseshoe round rural inset bridge over stream, more pinks below
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oblong single sheet, single fold to give left & right flaps
inside right top:- FOND LOVE TO MY VALENTINE
below:-WHEN THE HEART WITH LOVE IS LADEN, IN THESE EARLY DAYS OF SPRING, 'TIS SWEET TO KNOW A LITTLE MAIDEN ONTO WHOM ONE;\'S WOES TO BRING, WHOSE WE HAND CAN HEAL THE SMART OF ONE'S OVERBURDENED HEART!

Size
11 x 12.3 cm.
Categories
MY WISH in gilt on ornate gilt vase containing purple iris
KED&QA Saxony
MY WISH in gilt on ornate gilt vase containing purple iris
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die-cut single sheet, folded with double fold and cuts to left flap, embossed
inside left top:- GREETING TO MY VALENTINE
below:-LOVERS, LOVERS, EVERYWHERE, NEATH THE BLUE SPRING SKY; ALL ARE HAPPY EVERYWHERE, WHY NOT YOU AND I?
perforated right flap:-HAPPINESS BE YOURS in gilt on placard hanging over perforated window with stylised iris

Size
10 x 14 cm.
Categories
REMEMBRANCE AND ALL GOOD WISHES on white plaque, white wild roses left, forget-me-not border, black background
KED&QA Saxony
REMEMBRANCE AND ALL GOOD WISHES on white plaque, white wild roses left, forget-me-not border, black background
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die-cut single sheet, single fold to give left & right flaps, embossed
inside right:top:- WITH LOVE AND GREETING TO MY VALENTINE
below:- SURELY 'TIS TIME FOR GIVING WHEN ST. VALENTINE IS HERE, AND MY HEART TO YOU IS TURNING, IN THE LOVE-TIME OF THE YEAR.

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
x 8,7 cm.12
Categories
THOUGHTS OF YOU(T illuminated)in gilt lower right, yellow primroses across gilt heart shaped rural inset below peforated floral design
KED&QA Saxony
THOUGHTS OF YOU(T illuminated)in gilt lower right, yellow primroses across gilt heart shaped rural inset below peforated floral design
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oblong single perforated sheet, folded embossed
inside left top:- FOND LOVE TO MY VALENTINE
below:-WHAT CAN I GIVE THEE, WHAT CAN I SAY,TO PROVE HOW I LOVE THEE THIS VALENTINE'S DAY?I'LL GIVE TEE MY HEART, THEN AT LEAST THOU WILL SEE, THERE IS NOTHING WITHIN IT, FAIR LADY, BUT THEE.
used 1906

Size
14.5 x 10.5 cm.
Categories
TO GREET YOU in gilt on pink ribbon wrapped round basket of exagerrated clover under 3 gilt birds of happinessperforated window
KED&QA Saxony
TO GREET YOU in gilt on pink ribbon wrapped round basket of exagerrated clover under 3 gilt birds of happinessperforated window
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oblong single sheet, single fold & cut to give right and shaped left flaps, embossed
inside right top:- WITH LOVE over green clover in perforated window
left top:- DEAR LITTLE VALENTINE
LOVING HEARTS LIKE THINE AND MINE, NAUGHT CAN SEVER OF DIVIDE; LOVE'S BRIGHT TENDRILS ROUND THEM TWINE, LINKING THEM CLOSE WHAT'ER BETIDE.below:-

Size
9.5 x 16.2 cm.
Categories
TO GREET YOU purple polyanthus & yellow primroses in perforated window, floral & hearts design below
KED&QA Saxony
TO GREET YOU purple polyanthus & yellow primroses in perforated window, floral & hearts design  below
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oblong single sheet, single fold to give left & right flaps, embossed
inside right top:- TO MY SWEET VALENTINE
below:-THE LINNETS PAIR IN EVERY TREE, 'NEATH THE VERNAL SKY; IF LITTLE BIRDS THIS HAPPY BE, WHY NOT YOU AND I? COME AND 'MIDST THE WAKING DAISIES WE'LL TOGETHER SING LOVE'S PRAISES.

Size
9.4 x 16 cm.
Categories
TO GREET YOU(T,G&Y illuminated) left of stylised gilt daffodils, deep purple background
KED&QA Saxony
TO GREET YOU(T,G&Y illuminated)  left of stylised gilt daffodils, deep purple background
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die-cut single sheet, single fold to give left & right flaps, embossed
no inside message, may well be missing

Size
6.7 x 13 cm.
Categories
TO GREET YOU (T, G & Y illuminated) ornate vase behind violets, narrow gilt & pale green marginal design
KED&QA Saxony
TO GREET YOU (T, G & Y illuminated) ornate vase behind violets, narrow gilt & pale green marginal design
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die-cut single sheet, single folded , embossed
inside left top:- MY VALENTINE WITH LOVING GREETING
below:-SURELY 'TIS TIME FOR WOOING, WHEN ST. VALENTINE IS HERE, AND MY HEART TO YOU IS TURNING IN THE LOVE-TIME OF THE YEAR.

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
7.2 x 10 cm.
Categories
WISHES on white plaque FOR MY VALENTINE, lilac with stylised ivy in design left pale brown background
KED&QA Saxony
WISHES on white plaque FOR MY VALENTINE, lilac with stylised ivy in design left pale brown background
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oblong single sheet, folded with double fold and cuts to left flap, perforated margins right, embossed
inside right top:- WITH LOVING WISHES TO MY VALENTINE
below:-IF YOU WILL BUT MAKE ME BLEST, BY LOVING ME AS I LOVE YOU, I WILL MAKE A COSY NEST, IN WHICH WE TWAIN MAY BILL AND COO.

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
11 x 7.8 cm.
Categories
WITH LOVE white on gilt horseshoe round watery rural inset, cottages back, forget-me-nots in perforated heart design above
KED&QA Saxony
WITH LOVE white on gilt horseshoe round watery rural inset, cottages back, forget-me-nots in perforated heart design above
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold to give left & right flaps, embossed
inside right top:- VALENTINE GREETINGS
below:-THE LINNETS PAIR IN EVERY TREE, 'NEATH THE VERNAL SKY; IF LITTLE BIRDS THUS HAPPY BE, COME, AND 'MIDST THE WAKING DAISIES WE'LL TOGETHER SING LOVE'S PRAISES.

Size
12 x 14.4 cm.
Categories
WITH LOVE(W & L illuminated) in gilt above flap with heart shaped garden inset & pink/red roses, more above in perforated corner, green ribbon design
KED&QA Saxony
WITH LOVE(W & L illuminated) in gilt above flap with heart shaped garden inset & pink/red roses, more above in perforated corner, green ribbon design
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oblong single sheet, single fold, unusual cut to give small left, embossed
inside right middle:- TO MY VALENTINE
below:-IF YOU WILL BE MY VALENTINE, I NEVER WILL FORSAKE YOU AND YOU SHALL BE, COME RAIN OR SHINE, AS BLEST AS LOVE CAN MAKE YOU.

Size
10.2 x 14.2 cm.
Categories