SET: Greeting, HALLMARK, QEII period, Prefix & Number, Birthday, Oversize

Set Information edit

Set Comment

numbered with prefix B, BR, BL, B/ MD or W
Tuck logo above RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD. -- BY APPOINTMENT TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS -- AND TO HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER -- FINE ART PUBLISHERS
HALLMARK inside crown symbol with MADE IN ENGLAND -- COPYRIGHT below

Items in Set

BIRTHDAY GREETINGS TO GRANNIE red roses in woven basket with handle, red stripe right
B161-HALLMARK
BIRTHDAY GREETINGS TO GRANNIE red roses in woven basket with handle, red stripe right
Item Comment

embossed, asymmetric quarter fold (single fold doubled for thickness)
inside right: JUST A LITTLE CARD I'M SENDING WITH LOVING THOUGHTS TO YOU .... JUST TO SAY GOD BLESS YOU, GRANNIE, NOW AND IN THE FUTURE TOO!

Size
12.6 x 14.4 cm., oversize
Categories
MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY in red heart with roses & forget-me-nots, white doily-like background
B484-HALLMARK
MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY in red heart with roses & forget-me-nots, white doily-like background
Item Comment

glittered, quarter fold (single fold doubled for thickness)
inside left: ALL MY LOVE TO YOU ON YOUR BIRTHDAY
inside right: WITH LOTS OF HAPPY WISHES INTENDED JUST FOR YOU, AND LOVE BEHIND EACH ONE OF THEM TO MAKE THEM ALL COME TRUE

Size
13.7 x 16.6 cm., oversize
Categories
WHAT'S ANOTHER BIRTHDAY? THE HORSE AND MULE LIVE 30 YEARS ... horse, mule wine & beer
B501-HALLMARK
WHAT'S ANOTHER BIRTHDAY? THE HORSE AND MULE LIVE 30 YEARS ... horse, mule wine & beer
Item Comment

booklet, (cover & folded inner sheet) card edges right form striped panel
front inscription cont'd: AND NEVER HEAR OF WINE OR BEERS
inside page 1: THE SHEEP AND GOAT AT 20 DIE WITHOUT TASTE OF SCOTCH OR RYE
page 2: THE COW DRINKS WATER BY THE TON AND AT 18 IS MOSTLY DONE,
page 3: THE DOG AT 15 CASHES IN WITHOUT THE AID OF RUM OR GIN
page 4: IN HEALTHFUL THE KITTEN SOAKS AND THEN IN 12 SHORT YEARS SHE CROAKS
page 5: THE MODEST, SOBER, BONE-DRY HEN, LAYS EGGS FOR NOGS, THEN DIES AT 10
page 6: BUT GOLLY WE OUTLAST 'EM ALL ON COFFEE TEA OR ALCOHOL WHICH PROVES IT SURE CAN'T HURT TO HAVE YOURSELF A LOT OF FUN! SO, HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
note: page numbers not on booklet, for listing only

Size
12.7 x 14.7 cm., oversize
Categories
JUST A BIRTHDAY? WHAT YUH WORRYIN' ABOUT? over turtle WE'VE HAD 'EM BEFORE, SO THERE'S NO USE TO FUSS
B544-HALLMARK
JUST A BIRTHDAY? WHAT YUH WORRYIN' ABOUT? over turtle WE'VE HAD 'EM BEFORE, SO THERE'S NO USE TO FUSS
Item Comment

single sheet folded to quarters
inside left: WHAT'S ONE BIRTHDAY MORE
inside right: T'OLD FOSSILS LIKE US?
same image also comes unnumbered, KGVI period

Size
13.5 x 12.1 cm., oversize
Categories
HAPPY BIRTHDAY above dog looking at small rabbit with basket of eggs JUST ``HAPPY BIRTHDAY`` AIN`T ENOUGH below
B961-HALLMARK
HAPPY BIRTHDAY  above dog looking at small rabbit with basket of eggs JUST ``HAPPY BIRTHDAY`` AIN`T ENOUGH below
Item Comment

quarter fold (single fold doubled for thickness), 10 C bottom right
inside: SO LOTS OF LOVE AN ALL THAT STUFF
date used: JUNE 19TH,1958

Size
12.2 x 12.3 cm., oversize
Categories
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY HUSBAND YOU'RE SUCH A GOOD EGG egg face with bowtie and tophat
B995-HALLMARK
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY HUSBAND YOU'RE SUCH A GOOD EGG egg face with bowtie and tophat
Item Comment

die-cut, booklet style, 2 folded sheets, note: page numbers not on card
inside first left (page 1): YOU'RE SO EGG-STRA SWEET, TOO,
inside first right (page 2): I GUESS I SHOULD CODDLE YOU MORE THAN I DO,
page 3: BUT THOUGH I'M HARD-BOILED NOW AND THEN,
page 4: CAN'T YOU GUESS--?
page 5 I LOVE YOU MUCH MORE, DEAR,
page 6: THAN WORDS CAN EGG-SPRESS!

Size
12.5 x 14.6 cm., oversize
Categories
FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY DEAR WIFE glittered lilacs over mauve ribbon applique, green background
B1025-HALLMARK
FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY DEAR WIFE glittered lilacs over mauve ribbon applique, green background
Item Comment

single sheet folded to quarters, glittered, ribbon applique
back, bottom right: 35 664-1
inside right: I WILL NOT TRY TO PUT IN WORDS .... FOR YOU KNOW WHAT'S IN MY HEART. HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Size
13.3 x 16.6 cm., oversize
Categories
A HAPPY 21ST BIRTHDAY roses in Grecian style jug behind, Grecian style bowl front right
B/MD 1322-HALLMARK
A HAPPY 21ST BIRTHDAY roses in Grecian style jug behind, Grecian style bowl front right
Item Comment

inside right: CONGRATULATIONS AND ALL GOOD WISHES FOR YOUR HAPPINESS TO-DAY AND IN THE FUTURE TOO

Size
13.4 x 16.7 cm., oversize
Categories
A BIRTHDAY MESSAGE FOR MY WIFE wife bear opens door to dripping wet husband bear with umbrella
BR1070-HALLMARK
A BIRTHDAY MESSAGE FOR MY WIFE wife bear opens door to dripping wet husband bear with umbrella
Item Comment

booklet, (2 folded sheets) card edges right form striped panel
bottom right: 25 B919-7
front inscription cont'd: SOMETIMES I'M ABSENT-MINDED
inside page 1: SOMETIMES I'M KINDA CROSS
page 2: SOMETIMES I MAYBE ACT AS IF I THINK I AM THE BOSS;
page 3: SOMETIMES I'M KINDA QUIET, ESPECIALLY WHEN I'M WORRIED,
page 4: SOMETIMES I'M JUST PLAIN "STUBBORN" WHEN I THINK I'M BEING HURRIED;
page 5:SOMETIMES I LET YOU SPOIL ME, SOMETIMES I SPOIL YOU, TOO,
page 6: BUT ALL THE TIME I LOVE YOU AND YOU KNOW DARNED WELL I DO! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
date used:1958
note: page numbers not on booklet

Size
12.7 x 14.7 cm., oversize
Categories
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE ONE I MARRIED couple in old-style motor car
W1561-HALLMARK
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE ONE I MARRIED couple in old-style motor car
Item Comment

gilt embossed, quarter fold (single fold doubled for thickness)
bottom right: 50V 607-1
front inscription bottom: WE HAVE SUCH FUN IN ALL WE DO, WE'RE AS HAPPY AS CAN BE,
inside left: WE LOVE EACH OTHER SO DARNED MUCH .... I'M SURE HAPPY, DEAR, BECAUSE WE MARRIED US!
inside right looks as if applique has been removed

Size
14.7 x 17.5 cm., oversize
Categories