Marked as Hall Brothers, Inc. and the Hallmark Company name, this card was most likely manufactured during the transition years when the Hall Brother's Company was becoming known as "Hallmark." By 1954, the company name was officially changed from Hall Brothers to Hallmark Cards, Inc. This card was most likely manufactured between the late 1940's to early 1950's then.
The large, stand up, die cut card is in Very Good to Excellent Condition and measures 8 5/8" by 6 3/4".
The fluffy Persian cat is mostly white with hints of gray and has the largest, sweetest eyes of innocence--eyes that only a kitten can have. The kitty is wearing a red and green striped Santa or Elf hat with a bell at the end. The hat is flocked and soft to the touch. The bright red bow at his neck is also of the soft flocking.
The back reveals a short Grandma and Grandpa's love and kisses message. The ear on the right of the card shows a little wear at the tip end and a crease can be found on the front paw also on the right of the card. The easel stand works. The card makes a very nice vintage decoration.
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