Antique Christmas Santa Claus Postcards Printed in Germany - c. Early 1900's
Product Description: In the past it was a tradition to send postcards to celebrate different holidays. This collection of 3 Christmas postcards from early 1900's are marked “Printed in Germany”. Each of these early German lithographed postcards are slightly embossed featuring Santa in different scenes.
- A Christmas Message with Santa featured in a diamond shape with holly. Matte-like finish, slightly embossed. Christmas sticker on back and minimal pencil writing on back.
- Ä Joyful Christmas – Santa tossing down toys to children from an old-fashion airplane - 450/3 No 3811. Embossed with matte-like finish. Ink hand-writing on back.
- Scene with Santa reading a message by the fireplace. Above states: Santa – “No use of me coming around here – I’ll mention the place to Dr. Stork”. Embossed and glossy. Handwritten message on divided back along with address, stamp and postmark Jan. 1909
Circa: Early 1900’s
Postmark Date: Scene with Santa by the fireplace – Postmark Jan. 1909
Copyright Date & Marking: Scene Santa throwing toys to the children – printed in bottom right corner, Design Copyrighted John Winsch 1913
Dimensions: 5 ½”x 3 ½”
Condition: Previously owned – used. Very good condition with no folds, creases or tears. Some discoloration or yellowing on edges and/or back from normal handling. On each, some form of hand-writing on the back. A postmark and stamp on one.Shipping:
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