As not answering his stack of correspondence appeared impolite, the London socialite decided to speed up the task by enlisting his friend, artist J.C. Horsley, to design a festive card with a fill-in-the-blank salutation in 1843. The first-ever Christmas card soon inspired copycats, with holiday greetings taking off both in Britain and the United States by the end of the century.
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This card has optional greetings: Happy Father's Day!, Happy Birthday!, Happy Belated Birthday!, Have a Great Summer!, Warm Wishes!, Happy Camping!, Go on an Adventure!, Gone Camping!, Enjoy the Great Outdoors!, Good Luck!, Happy Retirement!, You're Invited!, Let's Go Camping!, Thinking of You!, Thank You!, Get Well Soon!, Just Saying Hi!, Have a Great Day!, [No Caption]
All 341 cards in this auction are pictured. Please look at all the images closely, as they serve as part of the description. There is great variety here. So many, many beautiful cards from the 1940’s into the early 1960’s. I think there are five duplicates. Condition on all the cards is really quite good, with a few having some light fixing from storage and some with light creasing. All are used.
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