SET: Greeting, Queen Victoria, RAFOLITH, Christmas or New Year, Floral,

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Set Comment

logo over TRADE MARK -- with or without PUBLISHERS BY APPOINTMENT TO HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN -- RAPHAEL TUCK & SONS LTD -- LONDON; PARIS ; NEW YORK -- DESIGNED AT THE STUDIOS IN ENGLAND AND PRINTED BY THE "RAFOLITH" PLATES IN SAXONY -- COPYRIGHT

Items in Set

BEST WISHES in white, white daisies with yellow centres across card, brown/yellow inset in blue/white plaque surrounded by stylised white daisies
QV RAFOLITH
BEST WISHES in white, white daisies with yellow centres across card, brown/yellow inset in blue/white plaque surrounded by stylised white daisies
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, irregular edges
inside right top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:-A CHRISTMAS CARDS A SIMPLE THING, A HEART FRAUGHT WISH TO CARRY, MAY THIS OF MINE A PLEASURE BRING THAT AYE WITH YOU SHALL TARRY. 'TIS WEIGHTED WITH AFFECTION TRUE, THOUGH NONE SAVE YOU WOULD FIND IT, AS THERE'S WORLD OF HOPE FOR YOU SECURELY HID BEHIND IT -- FROM
same front title & image comes with different greetings inside

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
9.2 x 15.7 cm.
Categories
BEST WISHES in white, white daisies with yellow centres across card, brown/yellow inset in blue/white plaque surrounded by stylised white daisies
QV RAFOLITH
BEST WISHES in white, white daisies with yellow centres across card, brown/yellow inset in blue/white plaque surrounded by stylised white daisies
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, irregular edges
inside right top:- HEARTY CHRISTMAS GREETINGS
below:-BRIGHT BE THE REFLEX OF THE RAYS UPON THE PRESENT CAST, FROM WELL REMEMBERED CHRISTMAS DAYS THAT LIT THE HAPPY PAST. BUT BRIGHTER, SWEETER BE THE GLOW THAT LIGHTS THIS DAY OF CHEER, AND MAY IT EVER BRIGHTER GROW, AS YEAR SPEEDS AFTER YEAR -- FROM
same front title & image comes with different greetings inside

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
9.2 x 15.7 cm.
Categories
BEST WISHES on brown inset, four deep violet anemones around
QV RAFOLITH
BEST WISHES on brown inset, four deep violet anemones around
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die-cut single sheet, single fold across top, serrated edges, front flap heavily perforated
inside bottom above:- A BRIGHT AND HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
inside bottom below:- ALL PLEASURES CROWN THIS CHRISTMAS DAY--YOUR CARES BE LIGHT AND FEW, AND AS YOU GO, LIFE TURN FOR AYE ITS SUNNY SIDE TO YOU

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
8.7 x 12.3 cm.
Categories
GOOD LUCK in perforated gilt horseshoe surrounded by white daisies with yellow centres
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD LUCK in perforated gilt horseshoe surrounded by white daisies with yellow centres
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die-cut single sheet, double fold, serrated edges, perforated central pillar covered in tiny gilt horseshoes
left flap:- tiny daises
inside centre:- WITH EVERY GOOD WISH FOR A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- FROM

Size
7.1 x 11.5 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES & gilt moon on left flap, pale pink daisies vertically on both flaps,
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES & gilt moon on left flap, pale pink daisies vertically on both flaps,
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die-cut single sheet, double fold, embossed, serrated edges, many perforations in left flap
centre back, above:- HEARTY GREETINGS AND BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
below:- OF ALL THE JOYS THAT CHRISTMAS SENDS WHEN HOLLY DECKS THE HALL, TO BE REMEMBERED BY OLD FRIENDS IS STILL THE BEST OF ALL
used in1896

Author
CLIFTON BINGHAM
Size
9.1 x 13 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES in gilt, blue daisies & rural inset on left flap, more flowers on right flap
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES in gilt, blue daisies & rural inset on left flap, more flowers on right flap
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold to make 2 flaps, embossed
inside centre top:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU-- & stylised flowers
inside centre below:- 'TIS WHEN THE HEART IS LIGHTEST, MOST OPEN AND MOST WARM, THAT CHRISTMAS, MERRY CHRISTMAS COMES WITH ITS TENDER CHARM. AND WITH ALL HEARTY GREETINGS TRUE I SEND MY CHRISTMAS WISH TO YOU
same image & front title comes with different inside greeting

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
10.7 x 12.5 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES in gilt, blue daisies & rural inset on left flap, more flowers on right flap
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES in gilt, blue daisies & rural inset on left flap, more flowers on right flap
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inside centre top:- A BRIGHT & HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU-- & stylised flowers
inside centre below:-WITH RIGHT GOOD WILL A GREETING SPEEDS FORTH AGAIN TO YOU, THE DEAR OLD WISH REPEATING WITH LOVE THAT'S EVER NEW: MAY MANY HAPPY DAYS BEFALL, AND PEACE AND PLENTY CROWN THEM ALL.
same image & front title comes with different inside greeting

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
10.7 x 12.5 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES in gilt on much perforated left flap, purple anemones inside above harvest scene
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES in gilt on much perforated left flap, purple anemones inside above harvest scene
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, serrated scalloped & irregular edges
inside bottom right:- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU

Size
9 x 11.5 cm.
Categories
GOOD WISHES right flap, bunches of blue anemones on each flap, perforated design top left,
QV RAFOLITH
GOOD WISHES right flap, bunches of blue anemones on each flap, perforated design top left,
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, serrated edges, coarsely scalloped edges
inside top centre- A HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO YOU
below:- THE CHOICEST GIFTS IT HOLDS IN STORE THIS CHRISTMAS DAY UPON YOU POUR

Size
6 x 10 cm.
Categories
GREETINGS sideways in red, yellow centred white daisies & clover left
QV RAFOLITH
GREETINGS sideways in red, yellow centred white daisies & clover left
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die-cut single sheet, single fold, smaller front flap, 3 scalloped edges
inside right:-CHRISTMAS GREETINGS AND GOOD WISHES FROM

Size
8.8 x 7 cm.
Categories
HEAVEN BLESS YOUR CHRISTMAS yellow daisies vertically left flap, violets in front of seascape inside
QV RAFOLITH
HEAVEN BLESS YOUR CHRISTMAS yellow daisies vertically left flap, violets in front of seascape inside
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, oblong, 2 flaps
inside centre:- violets in front of seascape
inside right:- WARM WISHES ARE SPEEDING THE WIDE LAND THROUGH, BUT NONE ARE WARMER THAN MINE TO YOU

Author
H.M.B.(H.M. Burnside)
Size
7.2 x 11 cm.
Categories
no front title, bunch of white daisies with yellow centres & grasses, gilt bells on front left flap
QV RAFOLITH
no front title, bunch of white daisies with yellow centres & grasses, gilt bells on front left flap
Item Comment

die-cut, single sheet, double fold, oblong with diagonally cut flaps on left, designs embossed
inside left:- ALL NEW YEAR BLESSINGS BE YOURS
inside right:- flowers as noted above & "THE LORD SHALL PRESERVE THEE FROM ALL EVIL" PSL CXXI. 7

Size
8.6 x 11 cm.
Categories
no front title, pink anemones on both flaps,
QV RAFOLITH
no front title, pink anemones on both flaps,
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, serrate edges, embossed designs
inside centre:- WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A BRIGHT NEW YEAR -- FROM

Size
8.3 x 7.8 cm.
Categories
no front title, two anemone flowers above a broad leaf below perforations
QV RAFOLITH
no front title, two anemone flowers above a broad leaf below perforations
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, serrated top & bottom edges perforations front flap upper left, very narrow left flap inside centre :- A HAPPY YULETIDE
below:- BE YOURS THE HEART- PLEASURE THAT COMES WITH TODAY AND JOY'S FULLEST MEASURE BOTH NOW AND FOR AYE

Author
H.M. BURNSIDE
Size
6 x 9.2 cm.
Categories
no front title, white daisies with yellow centres across space between 2 flaps,
QV RAFOLITH
no front title, white daisies with yellow centres across space between 2 flaps,
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold
inside centre top:-"HEAVEN GIVE YOU MANY MANY MERRY DAYS"
below:-TO WISH YOU A HAPPY CHRISTMAS FROM

Author
SHAKESPEARE
Size
10.3 x 5.7 cm.
Categories
no front title, yellow daisies vertically in front of perforated design on left flap, smaller daisies right
QV RAFOLITH
no front title, yellow daisies vertically  in front of perforated design on left flap, smaller daisies right
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, single fold, serrated edges
many small yellow daisies above & on right margin
inside right above:- "SALUTATION AND GREETING TO YOU"
inside right below:- SINCERE WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- FROM

Author
SHAKESPEARE
Size
7.5 x 13.8 cm.
Categories
no front title, yellow daisies vertically on both flaps, surrounded by stylised white daisies ,
QV RAFOLITH
no front title, yellow daisies vertically on both flaps, surrounded by stylised white daisies ,
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, irregular edges, many edge perforations
inside centre:- "HEALTH, HAPPY DAYS, AND ALL PROSPERITY"
below:- HEARTY GREETINGS AND GOOD WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- FROM
used in 1897

Size
9 x 13.5 cm.
Categories
REMEMBRANCE in gilt between 2 columns of yellow daisies, bow right
QV RAFOLITH
REMEMBRANCE in gilt between 2 columns of yellow daisies, bow right
Item Comment

die-cut single sheet, double fold, serrated & irregilar edges
stylized daisies inside on both flaps
inside centre:-WITH BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY CHRISTMAS -- FROM

Size
9 x 8.2 cm.
Categories
GOOD LUCK in gilt inside horseshoe, daisies and horseshoes center
GOOD LUCK in gilt inside horseshoe, daisies and horseshoes center
Item Comment

single sheet, two folds to create top and bottom flaps, embossed
inside:- HEARTY GREETINGS AND BEST WISHES FOR A HAPPY NEW YEAR

Size
11.5 x 7 cm.
Categories