Tag Archives: Raphael Tuck & Sons

Jollies and Follies

An early series done by Dwig is his Jollies and Follies set, published by Tuck. The cards are all weather related, and feature Dwig’s beauties on moons, suns, stars, or a globe. “Cloudy and threatening, but it may pass over” … Continue reading

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Every Time

Dwig’s “Everytime” series was published by Raphael Tuck & Sons as a set of 12 cards. In every card, there is a man who sees a woman’s image wherever he is, whether it’s in a tree, wave, cloud, or in … Continue reading

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April

This Tuck Sentiments of the Month card is for April. Taurus used to be the Zodiac sign, but now Taurus is only really for the end of April birthdays, and Aries is for most of the month. Daisies were the … Continue reading

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January

This January card from Tuck’s Sentiments of the Months series (#200) is a good example of how some month’s birth flowers, birthstones, and zodiac signs have changed since the early 1900s. On this card, which was mailed on March 1, … Continue reading

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Early Louis Wain French Postcard

A few months ago I was browsing on tuckdb.org and was looking through Louis Wain cards when I found the card featured¬†above. TuckDB had an estimated value of $200 for it and the other cards from this series, series 130, … Continue reading

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Dwig Thanksgiving

The only Thanksgiving themed card I have ever seen by Dwig is this November card from Tuck’s Zodiac series no. 128. Even with a chef’s hat on her head, the woman still has the usual Dwig flower in her hair. … Continue reading

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Dwig Pipe Dreams- Summer Days

Dwig’s “Pipe Dreams” series published by Raphael Tuck & Sons is a similar art style to his Facts and Fancies series. It doesn’t look like a typical Dwig. This is series no. 122 and there are a total of 6 … Continue reading

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Soap Bubbles

I won this Dwig card on eBay a few weeks ago as the lone bidder for $5. It is part of Tuck’s “Facts and Fancies” series, no. 120. It was mailed in 1909 to Miss Lottie Cilner(?) in Richville, Michigan. … Continue reading

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Birthday Wishes

Today is my birthday, so here is a card from Tuck’s “Birthday Children” series. It was mailed on June 19, 1913. “”I take my pen in hand,” (That’ss what the grown folks say) To wish that all good things may … Continue reading

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Chicago Board of Trade

The postcard above was published by Tuck and shows the Board of Trade building in Chicago. It was mailed in 1908, and this building was demolished in 1929. It was rebuilt in 1930 by Holabird and Root at the same … Continue reading

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