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Kewpie Present

This Kewpie Christmas card was mailed 97 years ago today. It was mailed from Newark New, NJ to Mrs. Annie Bixby in Dedham, Massachusetts. “There’s a bit of good luck in the box for you For everybody knows That the … Continue reading

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8 Year Anniversary

This month marks my 8 year anniversary of postcard collecting. My grandmom passed away in May 2008, and we went through her house and cleaned it out in September 2008, which is when I found the box that would FOREVER … Continue reading

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Belated Merry Christmas

Belated Merry Christmas to everyone! These Kewpies hope you got everything on your list from Santa. “Good Luck for You, May your Christmas fire burn merrily And joy and peace abide, For it’s in the flickering shadows That the hood … Continue reading

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Nimble Nick and Wreath

Here is a Nimble Nick getting ready for Christmas! “In spite of miles, storms and obstacles my kindest wishes will be with you on Christmas morning.” This card was mailed on December 23, 1918 in Canada.

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Joyous Christmas

It’s only a week until Christmas! I better start posting some Christmas cards soon before it’s over! Above is a Charles Twelvetrees Christmas card with a boy holding a big bell. I love his little snow outfit. This is the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Clapsaddle Christmas Cheer. Santa in a blue hat. Little Twelvetrees Santa.

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Hearty Christmas Wishes

“Hearty Christmas Wishes. Plenty of Good Cheer, Good friends ever near.” This Clapsaddle card was mailed from Buffalo on December 21, 1916. It is one of a series of 4. The three children and their dog are spying to see … Continue reading

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National Santa Claus- England

In the first blog post I ever did I showed my Ireland National Santa Claus. The National Santa Claus Series is published by Ullman, and done by Charles Twelvetrees. As I mentioned before, there are 6 cards in the series. … Continue reading

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Winsch Santa

The above Winsch Santa was published and mailed in 1913. It was postmarked in Jamestown, NY on December 26th. “Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year from your Sunday School teacher Margaret Hazeltine.” The detail on Winsch Santa cards is … Continue reading

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Christmas in July 2

Christmas in July this year is featuring a Clapsaddle Santa series number 695, published by the International Art Publishing Company. It is a fairly common series, but still cute. In all of the cards, the little girl never actually sees Santa. … Continue reading

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