SALE I love everything about this 1919 Embossed Christmas Postcard featuring Santa Claus wearing a red and gold dotted robe and hat trimmed in fur, walking alongside a beautiful Angel Girl carrying a brightly lit lantern against the sunset sky! Santa is pulling his sled with a large toy sack on board, and there is lots of gold gilding used to outline the images, as well as highlight the Christmas tree Santa is carrying over his left shoulder. Just look at that beautiful moonlit sky in the background, and it looks as if the sun has just set. The light of the moon on the white snow and the bright light of her lantern brings warmth to a very cold night!
Although there is a message written to Miss Floy Young on July 14th, 1919 from her Mother, it was never postally sent, but would have required a one cent stamp in the US and Canada, and two cents in other countries. There's lots of embossing, and it's in very good condition other than a little expected wear on the corners. At one end on the back, it is marked: German American Novelty Art Series No. 1043 (6 Des.), Printed in Germany." I am always thrilled to get these wonderful Christmas postcards with Santa dressed in different robes other than what we see now, and this dotted in gold robe is no exception. He has a delightful smile and a beautiful beard! You won't be disappointed to add this to your collection of early Ephemera.
I am always happy to combine purchases to save you on shipping, so please be sure to let me know if you are interested in other items I have listed. I have many more holiday, seasonal and real photo postcards in my shop, and can send several together for the same price as one, so please take a look through my shop. Postcards will be mailed in the US with free tracking/First Class, but they can no longer be insured.
Thanks so much for shopping with me, and God Bless YoU! May we honor Him in all we say and do!
***There is no tracking or insurance for First Class International, so I cannot be responsible for packages once they leave my hands. Also, due to previous issues with Non-delivery, etc., I no longer ship to Thailand or Russia.***
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