These old New Years postcards have the common theme of a lucky horseshoe. Both cards were made in Germany.
On the first postcard the greeting is on a scroll that is hanging from the bottom of a horse shoe which is surrounded by little blue flowers and four leaf clovers. Inside the horseshoe frame is what appears to be a castle. It is heavily embossed and enhanced with gold. It has no correspondence, stamp or postmark on the back. It measures about 3 ½” by 5 ½” and is in good condition with minimal edge and corner wear.
The second card is very pretty. It is lightly embossed and is wishing the recipient Best Wishes for a happy New Year. It features a winter scene framed by a snow covered horseshoe trimmed in holly. There are also two birds perched on the holly twigs. The back has correspondence, a stamp and what looks like a 1910 postmark on the back. It measures just over 3 ½” by 5 ½” and is in nice condition with minor edge and corner wear and soiling.
Priced and sold as the pair.
The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.
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