|The picture shows the cover and inside of this Old Borden Dairy Elsie Cow 3-D Christmas Card. It is not dated but believed to be from the 1940's. It was found in a large group of 1920's to 1950's greeting cards. This card was most likely sent from a Borden employee. It is signed on the front. The front is marked as follows:|
FROM ELSIE, ELMER,
BEULAH, BEAUREGARD AND
(signed) D.F. TUMEGAN (?)
The inside is a colorful pop up 3-D type scene. There are three layers of images. The background layer is of Elmer and Beulah decorating a Christmas tree, and the outside night through the window. The middle layer includes Elsie looking through the door, the door, wall, and the window. The foremost layer includes Beauregard in bed, Skis, Hat, Beam, Oil Lamp, Clothes, Nightstand and Lamp. The back (not shown) is white and marked as follows:
© BORDEN CO.
PAT. APPL. FOR
PRINTED IN U.S.A.
The closed card measures 4-1/4" x 5-1/2". With the exception of the signature it is in mint condition.