|The picture shows a view of all (8) Boxed Colorful Old Unused Greeting Cards With Envelopes in this lot. Shown is the box, all (8) cards, and the stack of (6) envelopes that are still left. These old unused cards are not dated but they are believed to be from the 1940s. Originally the box once held sixteen cards and envelopes. There are (8) cards and (6) white envelopes included here.|
The box is the original box for the cards and images from the cards are on the top and sides. The box lid or cover pictures a treasure chest. The maker of these is unknown. The box is marked as follows:
16 ALL OCCASION GREETING CARDS
The colorful cards picture comic or cartoon children, a puppy, wishing well, flowers, an old dial telephone, a bed and more. Each of the cards have a die cut translucent florescent pink plastic section applied. The cards, in the order pictured below, read as follows:
(Pictures water lily flowers inside and out with candles on the ones inside.)
ON YOUR BIRTHDAY
THINK OF YOU SO OFTEN
AND VERY FONDLY, TOO,
HOPE THIS FRIENDLY
WILL HELP PROVE I DO!
(Pictures a wishing well and a wooden bucket of water, and a wooden bucket of flowers inside.)
FROM A WELL WISHER!
MAY TODAY BE GAY
AND TOMORROW BE BRIGHT
AND LIFE BE ONE
OF SHEER DELIGHT!
(Pictures a puppy with a telescope and inside is a crescent Moon and stars.)
LOOKING IN TO WISH YOU
A SPEEDY RECOVERY
THERE'S NOTHING IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD
THE SUN .... THE STARS .... THE MOON
I WOULDN'T TRY TO GET FOR YOU
TO MAKE YOU BETTER SOON!
(Pictures a young girl in an apron, with the girl in a Chef hat holding a pan of baked cookies inside.)
M - M - M ...
I LIKE A SPECIAL ''COOKIE''
YOU JUST BET I DO!
(I HOPE YOU CAN KEEP A SECRET)
THAT SPECIAL ''COOKIE'S'' YOU!
(Pictures a young girl holding a tiger lily flower with a postal tag, and a large daisy flower inside.)
IT MAY SEEM SILLY
TO SEND YOU A LILY ...
WHEN I'M WISHING YOU
A DAISY OF A DAY!
(Pictures a young boy in overalls on a crate blowing bubbles with a bubble pipe, and bubbles inside.)
BUBBLING OVER WITH GOOD WISHES ...
GOOD HEALTH - HAPPINESS - GOOD LUCK - GAY DAYS
BLOW YOUR CARES TO THE BREEZE ...
AND GET WELL, PLEASE!
(Pictures a young girl in a bath towel on a dial telephone with bath towels on a rail inside.)
DID I CATCH YOU UNAWARES?
'SCUSE ME, POPPING IN LIKE THIS ...
BUT I'VE JUST GOT TO SAY
(Pictures a child in bed with a medicine bottle and a glass on a night stand with a young girl lying on the ground inside.)
HOPE YOU'LL BE OUT OF YOUR ''BLUE'' ROOM
SOONER THAN YOU THINK ... AND ...
UP AND OUT IN THE SUNSHINE
FEELING ''IN THE PINK''!
To judge the sizes the closed cards each measure 4'' x 4''. All of the cards appear to be in mint unused condition as pictured. The box has darkened from age, and the glue on the envelopes has darkened as well.