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Thursday, December 31, 2009

Gold Horse Shoe and an Angel Wishing Us a Good Luck and Happy New Year

Almost there... the year is almost over .. It has been a hard year for many of us out there. I pray that next year is better for all of us .

This beautiful vintage New Year post card comes with a lucky horse shoe wishing all of us

Good Luck and Happy New Year

May Good Fortune favor you

It was published by International Art Pub Co series 3154

Addressed to George Mershis of North Dakota and post marked Dec 30 1911

wow that is 99 years and one day ago it was sent by a friend that looks like a O' Keefe and looks like they were living in Sioux City Iowa

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Happy New Year and Happy Days Vintage Postcard

Happy almost new year. This is one of my pretty New Year Vintage Post cards. What a darling baby watching the sands of time.

Happy New Year

Happy hours and happy days

Happiness a million ways

May the new year bring to you

With great success in all you do.

This vintage post card is unused is marked Ibson lines

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Vintage Christmas Post Card # 13 Christmas Verse

Christmas is creeping up on us. Time to spend time with our love ones and think of our family far away or who have past on. Many Christmas's have past for me. 61 one to be exact. Lots of wonderful memories and some not so great.

Times are good today. Money is tight, but we have our health ( cancer free 5 years ) ( sober 2 years 10 months and 20 days thank you Jesus) Hubby is well, children are doing pretty good. As in many cases money is tight for them too, but we have it so much better than a lot of folks around us. We are warm, have a place to sleep and food to feed our bellies. I want to take this time to be thankful for all I have and to pray for those still suffering with no place to sleep, hungry, out of work and what ever disease they are suffering from.

I want to thank all of you who visit me at my different blogs. You may not comment often but I do sense you there and hope that I give you some joy or a just a smile.

God bless you and have a wonderful Christmas and lets pray for peace and a prosperous year for all of us.

Today's vintage post card is a Christmas Verse .
Here's a Christmas Message packed with cordial good cheer

To friends, one and all, far and near, Of Peace on earth, good will I send

A loving message to you , dear friend

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Vintage Christmas Post Card # 12 Everywhere It Is Christmas

Every Where It Is Christmas
And The Heart Of The Glad
World Laughs
Lovely vintage post card no post mark or stamp so hard to date it. Is marked Christmas series # 136
Addressed to Mrs. Will Buninger from Aunt Irene

Monday, December 21, 2009

Vintage Christmas Post Card # 11 1910

I love vintage post cards and I especially love holiday postcards. Christmas postcards are my favorite.
This beautiful one is from 1910 featuring gold bells and holly.
A Merry Christmas bottom left corner
marked #1159
Post marked Detroit Michigan December 23 1910. Addressed to Miss Mildred Anthony of Cleveland Ohio.
Greta writes Wishing You A Happy Holiday

Christmas is almost here, I hope that you have been enjoying my Christmas cards.

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Festival of Postcards Dedicated to All Things White Vintage Christmas Post Card # 10

This Festival of Postcards is Dedicated to All Things White. This is such a beautiful vintage post card of a pretty woman in black hat with flower, red coat with white fur collar and matching muff . All around her is white snow. The post card is titled White Beauty and is #110 copyrighted 1906 C S Porter Chicago.

This wonderful card was post marked 1909 and mailed to George Merches of Elbow Lake Minn. The date is hard to make out but looks like July 12 1909. Strange card to mail in July.

The card is from George's sister Gertrude . She says

Dear Brother, I received your cards and was glad you taught of me must say I had been waiting to hear from you Olsons had a surprise party yesterday John is home as he is not well he could not work any more Maths Linders sister was here I tell you she is fine wish you could have seen her You could not believe she was his sister I had a card from her She is ? Best Love to you answer soon From sister Gertrude

Hope you are enjoying my Vintage Christmas Cards

Vintage Christmas Post Card # 9 Christmas Greetings and Wooden Shoes

This is a different vintage post card with the Dutch theme. Was printed in the US and marked series 69.

So colorful and pretty with this darling couple in their wooden shoes.

Christmas Greetings
If Santa Claus
Filled My Stocking Mit Dis Hole
I wouldn't Get Mutch "

postmarked Dec 22 1916 and addressed to Miss Florence Franz of Milwaukee Wis
From Emma Nesper
Hello Florence Hope that Santa Claus will be good to you

Thanks for stopping by.. Hope that you are enjoying my Christmas post cards.. Grace

Saturday, December 19, 2009

Vintage Christmas Post Card # 8 A Hearty Christmas Wish

What a great old vintage Christmas card I have hear. Holly frames it and we have a carriage and horses pulling the passengers through the snow.

" Something old and something new
Goes in this hearty wish for you
A Merry Christmas "

This post card is probably from 1907 to 1914 . It is not postmarked or written on.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Vintage Christmas Post Card # 7 Plum Pudding For All

This is one of my prettiest Christmas post cards. What a darling young child in short pants and a red sash around her waist.

Happy Christmas
Here's the plum pudding =
all in a blaze
Won't it be greeted with
Hip Hip Hoorays!

Thanks For Stopping By... I love vintage postcards and hope that you are enjoying viewing some of my Christmas Postcards

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Vintage Christmas Post Card # 6 A Jolly Santa Claus

What a sweet jolly Red suited Santa Claus from the early 1900's. He is sitting on a snow bank and carrying lots of packages for all the children.

" Wait a bit till
I get my wish to you
for a jolly Christmas "

I found this pretty post card in an antique store here in Texas and a perfect addition to my collection to sell on eBay

Hope everyone has a wonderful Friendship Friday

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Vintage Christmas Post Card # 5 Sweet Children sent to the Friend Family

Today's vintage post card is so beautiful and sweet. We have two darling children one is playing a harp and the the other a fiddle.

Two little kiddies as good as can be,

Each with a present which hung on the tree,

Both of them cleaver and both of them sharp,

One plays the fiddle, the other the harp.

This is postmarked and stamped December 24 date is unreadable
addressed to Master Persy Friend O'Fallon Illinois
and was sent by Homer Friend who says Merry Christmas.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Vintage Christmas Post Card # 4 A Merry Christmas 1914

Here is another beautiful vintage Christmas Post card. Darling young child carrying Christmas Holly.

Postmarked 1914 from Colorado Springs Colorado to Masters Percy and Orville Friend of O'Fallon, Illinois

from Aunt Grace and Dan and Dee. They write Merry Xmas and Happy New Year. We're going to have a 6 foot Xmas Tree in North Park
Thanks for stopping by, come again and see my other vintage Christmas post cards.

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Vintage Christmas Post Card # 3 A Merry Christmas

What a beautiful vintage Christmas post card featuring a silver bell with a blue bird. " A Merry Christmas " Stamped with no post mark and addressed to Mr La Rue Brown St Clair Colorado. Says Dear Grandpa Wishing you a merry Xmas and a Happy New Year. From Jennette Hubbard.

While it has no postmark it is probably from the early 1900's. Marked Christmas series no 14.
Hope that you have enjoyed number 3 of my vintage postcards. Come back and see others I post.

Friday, December 11, 2009

PFF Vintage Christmas Post Card # 2 Christmas Greetings

Today is Friendship Friday and I am sharing my second Christmas Post card. This one is so beautiful and has two little girls looking out the window with the snow falling. Even has a doggie in the window. This one is not post maked but from the early 1900's.

Back is marked Carte postale Postkarte post card and is marked La Rue Friend Jr. and in pencil at the bottom says Xmas 1913 Miss Mabel . Also marke Import printed in Saxony.

Hope that you enjoy this beautiful post card be sure to come back and see my future posts on Vintage Christmas Post cards.

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Vintage Christmas Post Card #1 1911 Good Wishes

Day one of sharing my vintage Christmas Card. This post card features a beautiful scene and the statement " With the best of Good Wishes for your Health and Happiness This Christmas

This lovely post card was posted December 24 1911 in Preston Minnesota. Was mailed to Miss Ethel Busse of Canton Minnesota . Sender did not sign but says

Merry Xmas and Happy
New Year to you all from us all.
Lou is with us for Xmas and
Joe too and glad that you
are getting along fine
and hope so right along
but do not look for us til
we have good sleighing
then we can come down
with our steppers.
Will be as busy as a bee on
a posey Ha Ha you know Love

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Man Does Not Live By Bread Alone Vintage Postcard

Man Does Not Live By Bread Alone
Beautiful vintage postcard from the early 1900's
Addressed to George Meerchess of Aldham South Dakota

Friday, December 4, 2009

PFF The Beauty of Mount Holy Cross Colorado

What a beautiful vintage post card this one is. And perfect for the start of the Christmas season.
It is titled " Out Where The West Begins " This is a poem famous around the world as defining the spirit of the west more effectively than anything yet written. It was written by Arthur Chapman, then a report on a Denver newspaper on the occasion of a dispute as the the real boundary of the West. The poem and Mount Holy Cross are two symbols of the marvelous west that are familiar to all.
Mount Holy Cross is in Colorado.

Out Where the West Begins
Out where the handclasp's a little stronger,
Out where the smile dwells a little longer,
That 's where the West begins;
Out where the sun is a little brighter
Where the snows that fall are a trifle whiter,
Where the bonds of home are a wee bit tighter
Out where the skies are a trifle bluer,
Out where friendship's a little truer,
That's where the West begins,
Out where a fresher breeze is blowing ,
Where there's laughter in ever streamlet flowing,
Where there's more of reaping and less of sowing.
That's where the West begins.
Out where the world is in the making
Where fewer hearts with despair are aching.
That's where the West begins;
Where there's more of singing and less of sighing.
Where there's more of giving and less of buying.
And a man makes friends with half trying.
That's where the West begins.
Arthur Chapman

I love this postcard, it is so beautiful. And a wonderful start to this holiday season.

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